The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 203 180 135
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -45
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 633 637 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.17% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% 5.45% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 383 481
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Average hourly rate £20.32 £27.91 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.19% +59.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £76.00 £61.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 574 £413 - 161
London -26 248 £450 -2.01% 72
South East +4 133 £389 +7.24% 22
City of London -19 68 £500 +5.26% 28
South West +5 54 £403 +7.33% 22
North West -11 49 £428 +6.87% 6
Manchester +17 33 £430 +22.85% 3
Hampshire +17 33 £328 -10.27% 2
West Midlands +8 31 £394 +12.33% 5
Berkshire +11 30 £403 +2.28% 6
Gloucestershire +18 27 £371 +4.57% 9
Buckinghamshire -1 27 £365 +21.66% 1
Scotland -17 26 £363 -3.33% 8
Yorkshire -14 24 £375 -21.46% 15
Surrey -10 21 £400 +10.34% 8
Milton Keynes 0 20 £403 +36.44% 1
Glasgow +9 18 £375 +25.00% 6
West Yorkshire -19 18 £385 -21.62% 9
Leeds -8 17 £385 - 4
Gloucester +17 13 £375 -25.00% 6
Wiltshire +2 11 £413 -1.49% 1
East of England -8 11 £308 -23.12% 5
South Wales +5 10 £318 +5.83% 2
East Midlands +3 10 £325 -7.14% 5
Wales +1 10 £318 +5.83% 2
Swindon -1 10 £413 -1.49% 1
Hook - 10 £340 -
Cardiff +2 9 £318 +5.83% 1
Bristol -15 9 £400 +14.28% 11
Merseyside - 9 £260 - 1

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BusinessObjects.

1 544 (42.50%) SQL
2 542 (42.34%) Business Intelligence
3 407 (31.80%) Data Warehouse
4 404 (31.56%) SAP
5 395 (30.86%) Finance
6 373 (29.14%) Oracle
7 273 (21.33%) ETL
8 239 (18.67%) SQL Server
9 200 (15.63%) Data Modelling
10 180 (14.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 161 (12.58%) Microsoft
12 159 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
13 145 (11.33%) Banking
14 140 (10.94%) MS Excel
15 133 (10.39%) SAP BW
16 125 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 124 (9.69%) QlikView
17 124 (9.69%) SAS
18 123 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
19 122 (9.53%) Migration
19 122 (9.53%) UNIX
20 118 (9.22%) PL/SQL
20 118 (9.22%) BusinessObjects XI
21 117 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 113 (8.83%) Data Analysis
23 109 (8.52%) Java
24 105 (8.20%) Tableau
25 103 (8.05%) SAP Data Services
26 102 (7.97%) Informatica
27 97 (7.58%) Oracle Database

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BusinessObjects. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 124 (9.69%) SAS
2 48 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 37 (2.89%) WebLogic
4 22 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (1.17%) NetWeaver
7 10 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.70%) Confluence
9 8 (0.63%) IIS
9 8 (0.63%) Documentum
10 6 (0.47%) WildFly
11 5 (0.39%) Lync
11 5 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.39%) JBoss
11 5 (0.39%) FileNet
12 4 (0.31%) CMS
12 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 140 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.94%) MS Office
3 43 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.09%) SPSS
6 12 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.78%) MS Project
8 9 (0.70%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.39%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.23%) HipChat
11 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.078%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (2.58%) SAP BPC
2 17 (1.33%) SAP FI
2 17 (1.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (1.33%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.78%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.70%) SAP SRM
5 9 (0.70%) SAP MII
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.55%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.55%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.47%) Maximo
8 6 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.39%) ResourceLink
9 5 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.94%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.39%) SaaS
3 5 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.41%) 3G
1 18 (1.41%) 4G
2 16 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (1.02%) 2G
4 10 (0.78%) Internet
5 9 (0.70%) Intranet
5 9 (0.70%) LTE
6 7 (0.55%) GSM
7 5 (0.39%) LDAP
7 5 (0.39%) SSL
7 5 (0.39%) GPRS
7 5 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.31%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.31%) Network Security
8 4 (0.31%) HSPA
8 4 (0.31%) SAN
8 4 (0.31%) LAN
8 4 (0.31%) WAN
8 4 (0.31%) WCDMA
9 3 (0.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (31.80%) Data Warehouse
2 239 (18.67%) SQL Server
3 180 (14.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 133 (10.39%) SAP BW
5 125 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 124 (9.69%) QlikView
7 118 (9.22%) BusinessObjects XI
8 117 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 103 (8.05%) SAP Data Services
10 97 (7.58%) Oracle Database
11 70 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 69 (5.39%) SAP BI
12 69 (5.39%) Crystal Reports
13 65 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
14 63 (4.92%) Relational Database
15 56 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 56 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (3.52%) OLAP
17 42 (3.28%) SAP HANA
18 40 (3.13%) BODI
Development Applications
1 15 (1.17%) CA Gen
2 14 (1.09%) ERwin
3 13 (1.02%) JIRA
4 12 (0.94%) Toad
4 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.55%) Subversion
5 7 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.39%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.23%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.16%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.16%) ProC
9 2 (0.16%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.078%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.078%) TeamCity
General
1 395 (30.86%) Finance
2 145 (11.33%) Banking
3 60 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 50 (3.91%) Retail
5 48 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.89%) Marketing
7 22 (1.72%) Back Office
7 22 (1.72%) Legal
8 20 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.48%) Publishing
10 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.78%) Front Office
11 10 (0.78%) Advertising
12 9 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 9 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.63%) Automotive
14 7 (0.55%) Local Government
15 5 (0.39%) Electronics
16 4 (0.31%) Billing
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 439 (34.30%) Developer
2 339 (26.48%) Analyst
3 146 (11.41%) Consultant
3 146 (11.41%) Business Objects Developer
4 143 (11.17%) Business Developer
5 138 (10.78%) Business Analyst
6 95 (7.42%) SAP Consultant
6 95 (7.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 75 (5.86%) Data Analyst
8 70 (5.47%) Architect
9 50 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 48 (3.75%) SQL Developer
11 47 (3.67%) Project Manager
12 46 (3.59%) SAP Developer
13 44 (3.44%) Business Objects Consultant
14 38 (2.97%) Oracle Developer
15 34 (2.66%) Business Consultant
16 28 (2.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 28 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
17 26 (2.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (7.50%) .NET
2 78 (6.09%) XML
3 48 (3.75%) ASP.NET
4 39 (3.05%) Web Services
5 30 (2.34%) J2EE
6 29 (2.27%) HTML
7 25 (1.95%) Middleware
8 21 (1.64%) SAP XI
9 18 (1.41%) MDX
10 12 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (0.86%) JSON
11 11 (0.86%) SAP PI
11 11 (0.86%) SAP Basis
11 11 (0.86%) Web Dynpro
12 10 (0.78%) SOAP
12 10 (0.78%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (0.63%) JMS
13 8 (0.63%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 159 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.52%) NHS
4 34 (2.66%) Data Integration
5 28 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.03%) Data Extraction
7 25 (1.95%) Visualisation
8 24 (1.88%) Statistics
9 21 (1.64%) Equities
10 18 (1.41%) Fixed Income
11 17 (1.33%) Derivative
11 17 (1.33%) Credit Risk
12 14 (1.09%) Computer Science
12 14 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.86%) Informatics
13 11 (0.86%) Wiki
13 11 (0.86%) Oracle Exalytics
14 10 (0.78%) FMCG
15 9 (0.70%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 122 (9.53%) UNIX
2 63 (4.92%) Windows
3 55 (4.30%) Linux
4 19 (1.48%) Solaris
5 17 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.86%) AIX
8 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.23%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.078%) SUSE
14 1 (0.078%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (42.34%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (21.33%) ETL
3 200 (15.63%) Data Modelling
4 123 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (9.53%) Migration
6 113 (8.83%) Data Analysis
7 96 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 96 (7.50%) Project Management
8 79 (6.17%) Business Analysis
9 77 (6.02%) Analytics
10 71 (5.55%) Data Management
11 56 (4.38%) Dimensional Modelling
12 55 (4.30%) Data Migration
13 52 (4.06%) Kimball Methodology
14 49 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
15 48 (3.75%) SDLC
15 48 (3.75%) Waterfall
16 47 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 44 (3.44%) Scrum
18 42 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 544 (42.50%) SQL
2 118 (9.22%) PL/SQL
3 109 (8.52%) Java
4 61 (4.77%) VBA
5 54 (4.22%) Shell Script
5 54 (4.22%) T-SQL
6 46 (3.59%) C#
7 44 (3.44%) ABAP
8 34 (2.66%) Perl
9 32 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 27 (2.11%) JavaScript
11 21 (1.64%) VB
12 20 (1.56%) VBScript
13 19 (1.48%) R
14 11 (0.86%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.86%) Python
15 9 (0.70%) SAPscript
16 8 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.63%) Korn
17 7 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 71 (5.55%) Degree
2 44 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.55%) ISEB
5 6 (0.47%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.39%) CIPD
6 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.39%) SAP Certification
7 4 (0.31%) HNC
7 4 (0.31%) HND
7 4 (0.31%) MBA
7 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.23%) PMP
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.078%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.36%) QA
1 43 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 11 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.70%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.47%) COREP
5 6 (0.47%) Basel II
6 5 (0.39%) CRD IV
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.31%) HL7
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.16%) Basel III
10 1 (0.078%) COBIT
10 1 (0.078%) EMIR
10 1 (0.078%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.39%) XenApp
4 4 (0.31%) XenServer
4 4 (0.31%) vSphere
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.23%) HDFS
5 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.70%) Control-M
3 5 (0.39%) Graphite
4 4 (0.31%) Puppet
5 3 (0.23%) SCCM
5 3 (0.23%) SCOM
6 2 (0.16%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.16%) Nagios
6 2 (0.16%) Oozie
6 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.16%) yum
7 1 (0.078%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.078%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.078%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.078%) Netcool
7 1 (0.078%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 404 (31.56%) SAP
2 373 (29.14%) Oracle
3 161 (12.58%) Microsoft
4 105 (8.20%) Tableau
5 102 (7.97%) Informatica
6 84 (6.56%) Cognos
7 44 (3.44%) Teradata
8 31 (2.42%) IBM
9 27 (2.11%) Netezza
10 24 (1.88%) MicroStrategy
11 22 (1.72%) Pega
12 20 (1.56%) webMethods
12 20 (1.56%) Adobe
13 19 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (1.33%) Ab Initio
15 16 (1.25%) Sybase
16 15 (1.17%) BEA
17 13 (1.02%) Red Hat
18 12 (0.94%) Remedy
18 12 (0.94%) Aprimo
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £440 - £540 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Public Sector
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University of Birmingham
Rate: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum rising to £51,702 a year
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Cobalt Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago