The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 297 215 194
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -21
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 443 635 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.11% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.67% 4.80% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 393 375
Median daily rate £396 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.32 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% -27.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £13.35 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £32.65 £76.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.14 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +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
12055 13234 11847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.33% 23.20% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8014 8634 7314
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 190 197
Median hourly rate £29.88 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.92% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -89 392 £400 -0.68% 111
London -92 134 £400 -11.11% 37
South East -36 86 £350 -6.66% 9
West Midlands -23 44 £400 +3.22% 7
East of England +34 26 £425 +41.66% 16
Hampshire -5 24 £316 -3.64% 5
Yorkshire -3 22 £400 +5.26% 10
City of London -4 22 £425 -10.52% 18
Berkshire +1 21 £400 -0.12%
North West -34 20 £400 -8.51% 7
Scotland -5 18 £306 -15.58% 2
North East -33 18 £240 -14.89% 1
South West -32 17 £350 -13.58% 16
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 16 £240 -14.89% 1
Tyne and Wear -37 16 £240 -14.89% 1
North Yorkshire - 16 £375 - 1
Surrey -5 15 £344 -14.00%
Cambridgeshire +28 14 £450 +50.00% 10
County Antrim +3 14 £193 +126.47%
Northern Ireland +1 14 £193 +126.47%
East Midlands +3 13 £433 +33.07% 4
Reading +14 12 £410 -3.52%
Belfast +1 12 £193 +126.47%
York - 11 £388 -
Edinburgh -4 10 £325 +1.56%
Warwickshire -1 9 £381 -10.29% 1
Manchester -30 9 £450 +2.85% 4
Wales +13 8 £338 +3.84% 2
South Wales +10 8 £338 +3.84% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £438 +22.37%

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 495 (50.00%) SQL
2 435 (43.94%) Business Intelligence
3 373 (37.68%) Oracle
4 316 (31.92%) SAP
5 267 (26.97%) Data Warehouse
6 249 (25.15%) Finance
7 190 (19.19%) ETL
8 185 (18.69%) SQL Server
9 177 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
10 154 (15.56%) Data Modelling
10 154 (15.56%) Microsoft
11 142 (14.34%) MS Excel
12 132 (13.33%) Unix
13 128 (12.93%) Informatica
14 121 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (12.02%) PL/SQL
16 118 (11.92%) Tableau
17 111 (11.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 110 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 102 (10.30%) Security Cleared
20 91 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 84 (8.48%) Data Analysis
21 84 (8.48%) SC Cleared
22 83 (8.38%) QlikView
23 82 (8.28%) Visualisation
23 82 (8.28%) Analytics
23 82 (8.28%) Oracle Database
23 82 (8.28%) Java
24 81 (8.18%) Cognos
25 80 (8.08%) SAS

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (8.08%) SAS
2 60 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 34 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.63%) Confluence
5 22 (2.22%) IIS
6 19 (1.92%) JBoss
7 18 (1.82%) Apache
8 12 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (1.11%) FileNet
10 10 (1.01%) Apache Spark
10 10 (1.01%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.81%) NetWeaver
13 7 (0.71%) GeoServer
13 7 (0.71%) LiveCycle
13 7 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.51%) CMS
14 5 (0.51%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.40%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 142 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 50 (5.05%) MS Office
3 26 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (1.21%) MS Project
6 8 (0.81%) SPSS
7 7 (0.71%) Gliffy
7 7 (0.71%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.01%) SAP CRM
1 10 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.91%) Maximo
2 9 (0.91%) Northgate Housing
3 7 (0.71%) Global One
3 7 (0.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (0.61%) ResourceLink
4 6 (0.61%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.61%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.61%) SAP hybris
4 6 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (0.61%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.40%) Unica
6 3 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.40%) OpenShift
2 4 (0.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.20%) Taleo
4 1 (0.10%) IaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.62%) SSL
2 13 (1.31%) Firewall
3 12 (1.21%) HTTP
4 10 (1.01%) Network Security
5 9 (0.91%) DNS
6 8 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (0.81%) LDAP
6 8 (0.81%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.81%) WAN
7 7 (0.71%) LAN
8 5 (0.51%) GSM
8 5 (0.51%) LTE
8 5 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (0.51%) SAN
8 5 (0.51%) UMTS
9 4 (0.40%) 3G
10 3 (0.30%) BGP
10 3 (0.30%) Internet
10 3 (0.30%) MPLS
10 3 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (26.97%) Data Warehouse
2 185 (18.69%) SQL Server
3 111 (11.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 110 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 83 (8.38%) QlikView
7 82 (8.28%) Oracle Database
8 79 (7.98%) SAP Data Services
9 78 (7.88%) Hadoop
10 72 (7.27%) SAP BW
11 66 (6.67%) Relational Database
12 65 (6.57%) Crystal Reports
13 63 (6.36%) BusinessObjects XI
13 63 (6.36%) Oracle Reports
14 62 (6.26%) SAP HANA
15 56 (5.66%) Pentaho
16 51 (5.15%) SAP BI
17 42 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 41 (4.14%) Apache Hive
19 40 (4.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (5.96%) JIRA
2 33 (3.33%) ERwin
3 27 (2.73%) JUnit
3 27 (2.73%) Toad
4 26 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (2.22%) Maven
5 22 (2.22%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.02%) Ant
6 20 (2.02%) Eclipse
7 18 (1.82%) ClearQuest
8 16 (1.62%) ClearCase
9 14 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (1.31%) Artifactory
10 13 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (1.31%) PVCS
11 10 (1.01%) Git (software)
12 9 (0.91%) LSMW
13 8 (0.81%) Selenium
14 7 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 249 (25.15%) Finance
2 69 (6.97%) Banking
3 42 (4.24%) Retail
4 28 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.73%) Marketing
6 25 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.31%) Legal
10 10 (1.01%) Law
10 10 (1.01%) Military
11 6 (0.61%) Front Office
12 4 (0.40%) Advertising
12 4 (0.40%) Automotive
12 4 (0.40%) Electronics
12 4 (0.40%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
13 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 3 (0.30%) Publishing
13 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 314 (31.72%) Developer
2 269 (27.17%) Analyst
3 119 (12.02%) Business Objects Developer
4 115 (11.62%) Consultant
5 103 (10.40%) Business Developer
6 79 (7.98%) Architect
7 73 (7.37%) Data Analyst
8 68 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 60 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
10 58 (5.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 50 (5.05%) Business Analyst
11 50 (5.05%) SQL Developer
12 41 (4.14%) Data Architect
12 41 (4.14%) Report Analyst
13 33 (3.33%) SAP Developer
14 30 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
14 30 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
15 29 (2.93%) Test Analyst
16 27 (2.73%) Business Objects Consultant
17 26 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.14%) XML
2 32 (3.23%) J2EE
3 30 (3.03%) Spring
4 24 (2.42%) Hibernate
5 23 (2.32%) HTML
5 23 (2.32%) Web Services
6 21 (2.12%) .NET
7 16 (1.62%) JSP
7 16 (1.62%) Servlets
8 13 (1.31%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.31%) Apache CXF
9 12 (1.21%) SAP XI
10 10 (1.01%) SOAP
11 9 (0.91%) MDX
11 9 (0.91%) Struts
12 8 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.81%) Java EE
12 8 (0.81%) jQuery
12 8 (0.81%) Regular Expression
12 8 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 177 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.28%) Visualisation
3 73 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 34 (3.43%) Data Integration
5 25 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.82%) Replication
8 15 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.31%) Clustering
9 13 (1.31%) Statistics
10 12 (1.21%) Data Extraction
10 12 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.11%) Credit Risk
12 10 (1.01%) Derivative
12 10 (1.01%) NHS
13 9 (0.91%) Equities
13 9 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.81%) DataPower
14 8 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.33%) Unix
2 71 (7.17%) Windows
3 32 (3.23%) Linux
4 13 (1.31%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.91%) AIX
7 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.30%) Solaris
10 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (43.94%) Business Intelligence
2 190 (19.19%) ETL
3 154 (15.56%) Data Modelling
4 121 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (8.48%) Data Analysis
6 82 (8.28%) Analytics
7 78 (7.88%) Migration
7 78 (7.88%) Project Management
8 67 (6.77%) Business Analysis
9 58 (5.86%) Data Management
10 57 (5.76%) ITIL
11 56 (5.66%) Scrum
12 53 (5.35%) OO
13 50 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (4.95%) Data Architecture
15 48 (4.85%) Data Visualisation
16 46 (4.65%) CRM
17 41 (4.14%) Change Management
17 41 (4.14%) Kimball Methodology
18 38 (3.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 495 (50.00%) SQL
2 119 (12.02%) PL/SQL
3 82 (8.28%) Java
4 74 (7.47%) Shell Script
5 55 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 38 (3.84%) VB
7 34 (3.43%) VBA
8 31 (3.13%) C++
9 28 (2.83%) Perl
10 25 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 24 (2.42%) Python
12 19 (1.92%) ABAP
12 19 (1.92%) C#
13 15 (1.52%) C
14 13 (1.31%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.51%) R
16 4 (0.40%) RPG
16 4 (0.40%) RPG IV
16 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 102 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 84 (8.48%) SC Cleared
3 48 (4.85%) Degree
4 14 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.81%) ISEB
6 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.81%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.61%) MCDBA
7 6 (0.61%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.20%) CCA
10 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.10%) MCAD
11 1 (0.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.32%) QA
3 9 (0.91%) SLA
4 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.20%) Basel II
7 2 (0.20%) Basel III
7 2 (0.20%) COREP
7 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.20%) GCP
8 1 (0.10%) HL7
8 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.40%) Docker
4 4 (0.40%) vSphere
4 4 (0.40%) XenApp
4 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.40%) XenServer
5 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) Control-M
1 11 (1.11%) vRealize
2 10 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.71%) BladeLogic
3 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.71%) Puppet
4 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.61%) Perfmon
5 4 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.20%) Netcool
7 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.10%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 373 (37.68%) Oracle
2 316 (31.92%) SAP
3 154 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 128 (12.93%) Informatica
5 118 (11.92%) Tableau
6 81 (8.18%) Cognos
7 35 (3.54%) CA
8 31 (3.13%) HP
9 28 (2.83%) VMware
10 26 (2.63%) Teradata
11 23 (2.32%) Sybase
12 21 (2.12%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.92%) IBM
13 19 (1.92%) Remedy
14 18 (1.82%) Pega
15 17 (1.72%) Citrix
16 16 (1.62%) Northgate
17 14 (1.41%) Siebel
18 12 (1.21%) hybris
18 12 (1.21%) TIBCO
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