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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
Rank 279 230 194
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -36
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 371 553 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.06% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.71% 4.75% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 336 370
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.88% -18.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £17.00 £18.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £56.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +8.17%

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
10013 11648 11641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.36% 22.42% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6804 7839 7481
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 200 165
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £60.62 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 26 February 2017.

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -47 338 £440 +10.00% 63
London -5 128 £475 +5.55% 29
South East -29 53 £350 -6.66% 11
West Midlands -30 36 £435 -5.43% 2
City of London +6 27 £450 - 10
East of England +4 26 £388 +24.00% 2
North East 0 25 £475 -5.00% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 25 £475 -5.00% 4
Tyne and Wear -8 25 £475 -5.00% 4
North West +11 24 £375 +7.14% 3
Essex +13 19 £438 -8.85%
Hampshire +10 19 £300 -25.00% 2
Scotland +14 18 £350 - 2
Yorkshire +1 17 £368 -2.00% 4
Warwickshire +13 16 £368 -36.08% 1
Berkshire +18 15 £415 +3.62%
South West -25 14 £363 -10.49% 1
Manchester +7 13 £388 +19.23% 2
West Yorkshire +8 12 £368 -2.00% 2
West Sussex -17 10 £388 +29.16% 1
Edinburgh +16 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Wales +9 9 £500 +5.82%
Cardiff +18 7 £500 +5.82%
South Wales +15 7 £500 +5.82%
East Midlands +1 7 £400 +45.45% 5
Basildon - 7 £350 -
Glasgow -1 6 £275 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -28 6 £344 -8.33% 1
Crawley +2 5 £388 -4.32%
Bristol +1 5 £325 -16.66% 1

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 373 (44.40%) SQL
2 370 (44.05%) Business Intelligence
3 317 (37.74%) SAP
4 253 (30.12%) Oracle
5 201 (23.93%) Finance
6 197 (23.45%) ETL
7 190 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
8 165 (19.64%) SQL Server
9 145 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
10 143 (17.02%) Analytics
11 138 (16.43%) SAP BW
12 129 (15.36%) Data Modelling
13 114 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
14 111 (13.21%) Unix
15 108 (12.86%) QlikView
16 105 (12.50%) Java
17 98 (11.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 85 (10.12%) Tableau
19 83 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 81 (9.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
21 80 (9.52%) Microsoft
22 79 (9.40%) Migration
23 76 (9.05%) SAP Data Services
24 74 (8.81%) Security Cleared
24 74 (8.81%) Banking
25 72 (8.57%) PL/SQL
26 71 (8.45%) Windows
26 71 (8.45%) Linux
27 69 (8.21%) Hadoop
28 67 (7.98%) SAP HANA

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 55 (6.55%) WebLogic
2 50 (5.95%) SAS
3 38 (4.52%) Apache Spark
4 24 (2.86%) Apache Pig
5 23 (2.74%) Confluence
6 22 (2.62%) JBoss
7 17 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.95%) FileNet
8 8 (0.95%) NetWeaver
8 8 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.36%) CMS
12 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.24%) IIS
14 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.62%) MS Office
3 15 (1.79%) SPSS
4 10 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.48%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.36%) MS Project
8 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.24%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (4.29%) SAP BPC
2 24 (2.86%) SAP ERP
3 21 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 21 (2.50%) SAP FI
3 21 (2.50%) Unica
4 14 (1.67%) SAP MII
4 14 (1.67%) SAP PSCD
5 11 (1.31%) SAP CO
6 10 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (1.07%) SAP GRC
8 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.95%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 7 (0.83%) SAP FSCM
9 7 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.60%) SAP HCM
10 5 (0.60%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.48%) SAP MM
12 3 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.36%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.79%) Trello
4 13 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.71%) IaaS
5 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.48%) Office 365
7 4 (0.48%) PaaS
7 4 (0.48%) Yammer
8 3 (0.36%) SaaS
8 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.38%) SSL
2 15 (1.79%) Network Security
3 14 (1.67%) LDAP
4 8 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (0.83%) DNS
6 6 (0.71%) Firewall
6 6 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 6 (0.71%) Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) SAN
8 4 (0.48%) 2G
8 4 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.36%) Internet
9 3 (0.36%) RFID
10 2 (0.24%) 3G
10 2 (0.24%) 4G
10 2 (0.24%) FTP
10 2 (0.24%) LTE
11 1 (0.12%) HSPA
11 1 (0.12%) SNMP
11 1 (0.12%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (22.62%) Data Warehouse
2 165 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 138 (16.43%) SAP BW
4 108 (12.86%) QlikView
5 98 (11.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 83 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 81 (9.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 76 (9.05%) SAP Data Services
9 69 (8.21%) Hadoop
10 67 (7.98%) SAP HANA
11 64 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 54 (6.43%) Relational Database
13 47 (5.60%) Oracle Database
14 44 (5.24%) Big Data
15 43 (5.12%) Crystal Reports
16 35 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
17 33 (3.93%) Apache Hive
17 33 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (3.93%) Pentaho
18 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (3.69%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.33%) JIRA
3 26 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (1.79%) GitLab
6 14 (1.67%) ERwin
6 14 (1.67%) NWDI
7 13 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.83%) CA Gen
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.71%) Subversion
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.24%) Ant
13 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.24%) Toad
14 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
14 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 201 (23.93%) Finance
2 74 (8.81%) Banking
3 43 (5.12%) Retail
4 32 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.74%) General Ledger
6 22 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.38%) Marketing
8 10 (1.19%) Advertising
9 8 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.83%) Automotive
10 7 (0.83%) Front Office
11 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (30.24%) Developer
2 193 (22.98%) Analyst
3 121 (14.40%) Consultant
4 94 (11.19%) Architect
5 82 (9.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 63 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
7 57 (6.79%) Business Developer
8 47 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 46 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 40 (4.76%) Data Analyst
11 39 (4.64%) Business Analyst
12 37 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
12 37 (4.40%) SQL Developer
13 36 (4.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
14 34 (4.05%) Data Architect
15 28 (3.33%) Report Analyst
16 27 (3.21%) Business Consultant
16 27 (3.21%) SQL Analyst
17 26 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
17 26 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.07%) XML
2 34 (4.05%) Software Packaging
3 29 (3.45%) HTML
4 28 (3.33%) Web Services
5 26 (3.10%) CSS
6 21 (2.50%) JSON
7 20 (2.38%) .NET
8 16 (1.90%) SAP Basis
8 16 (1.90%) SAP XI
9 11 (1.31%) REST
10 10 (1.19%) J2EE
11 9 (1.07%) XSLT
12 8 (0.95%) Apache Avro
12 8 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (0.83%) D3.js
14 6 (0.71%) Regular Expression
15 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.60%) MDX
15 5 (0.60%) Middleware
15 5 (0.60%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 114 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (0.95%) DataPower
7 8 (0.95%) Grid Computing
7 8 (0.95%) NHS
8 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.83%) Market Risk
8 7 (0.83%) Private Cloud
9 6 (0.71%) Replication
10 5 (0.60%) Clustering
10 5 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.60%) User Experience
11 4 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.48%) FMCG
11 4 (0.48%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 111 (13.21%) Unix
2 71 (8.45%) Linux
2 71 (8.45%) Windows
3 42 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.79%) AIX
5 14 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.95%) Solaris
7 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.71%) HPUX
9 2 (0.24%) VME
10 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (44.05%) Business Intelligence
2 197 (23.45%) ETL
3 145 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (17.02%) Analytics
5 129 (15.36%) Data Modelling
6 79 (9.40%) Migration
7 66 (7.86%) Data Management
8 59 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 58 (6.90%) CRM
9 58 (6.90%) Project Management
10 52 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (5.95%) ERP
12 48 (5.71%) DevOps
13 47 (5.60%) Configuration Management
14 45 (5.36%) SDLC
15 41 (4.88%) Data Migration
15 41 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
15 41 (4.88%) Scrum
16 39 (4.64%) Change Control
16 39 (4.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 373 (44.40%) SQL
2 105 (12.50%) Java
3 72 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 43 (5.12%) PowerShell
5 42 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 37 (4.40%) VBA
7 35 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 32 (3.81%) Perl
9 28 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 26 (3.10%) PHP
11 23 (2.74%) Python
12 19 (2.26%) R
13 16 (1.90%) ABAP
14 15 (1.79%) Scala
15 14 (1.67%) VB
16 13 (1.55%) C#
17 10 (1.19%) C
18 5 (0.60%) C++
19 4 (0.48%) COBOL
20 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 64 (7.62%) Degree
3 52 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 14 (1.67%) CCA
6 8 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.71%) ISEB
8 5 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.19%) QA
3 8 (0.95%) IFRS
3 8 (0.95%) IFRS 9
4 7 (0.83%) SLA
5 4 (0.48%) Basel II
5 4 (0.48%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.48%) PMO
5 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.67%) Apache Flume
3 12 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.31%) HDFS
5 7 (0.83%) XenApp
5 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.71%) vSphere
6 6 (0.71%) XenServer
7 5 (0.60%) Docker
7 5 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (2.98%) Ansible
2 24 (2.86%) Dollar Universe
3 16 (1.90%) Oozie
4 14 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.55%) Puppet
6 8 (0.95%) Forum Sentry
7 7 (0.83%) SCCM
8 5 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.24%) Control-M
11 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.12%) MOM
11 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 317 (37.74%) SAP
2 253 (30.12%) Oracle
3 85 (10.12%) Tableau
4 80 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 61 (7.26%) Informatica
6 56 (6.67%) Cognos
7 49 (5.83%) Teradata
8 45 (5.36%) Red Hat
9 32 (3.81%) MicroStrategy
10 30 (3.57%) HP
10 30 (3.57%) TIBCO
11 29 (3.45%) Sybase
12 27 (3.21%) IBM
13 23 (2.74%) Adobe
14 21 (2.50%) Atlassian
15 20 (2.38%) webMethods
16 17 (2.02%) Netezza
17 16 (1.90%) Ab Initio
17 16 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (1.79%) Sun
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