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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 188 199 151
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -48
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 720 627 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.13% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.44% 5.25% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 369 467
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £15.20 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.22% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £33.71 £61.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-28.49% +21.42%

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
13241 11948 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.48% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8690 7380 7206
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 179 204
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.45 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 657 £415 +3.75% 158
London +15 302 £475 +5.55% 61
South East +22 153 £375 +2.73% 28
City of London +14 76 £475 +5.55% 20
South West -2 54 £413 +8.55% 18
North West -17 42 £440 +3.52% 10
Berkshire +12 39 £375 - 11
Hampshire +22 38 £350 -2.09% 5
West Midlands +4 35 £375 -0.66% 11
Buckinghamshire +6 32 £403 +23.84% 1
Manchester +3 30 £430 +22.85% 9
Surrey -7 29 £425 +13.33% 3
Gloucestershire +13 28 £385 +2.66% 3
Yorkshire -25 26 £350 -26.31% 10
Milton Keynes +11 23 £440 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +4 18 £325 -16.12% 6
Scotland -23 18 £375 - 7
Gloucester +11 16 £393 +12.14% 1
West Yorkshire -22 15 £375 -21.05% 9
Wiltshire +1 13 £413 -9.58%
Glasgow 0 13 £369 +47.50% 4
Leeds -17 13 £375 +188.46% 3
Swindon -3 12 £413 -9.58%
East of England -13 12 £295 -9.23% 5
Shropshire +2 11 £425 - 1
Telford +1 10 £425 - 1
Wales 0 10 £325 +1.96% 1
South Wales -3 10 £325 +1.96% 1
South Yorkshire -13 10 £335 +14.04% 1
Reading -6 9 £375 -10.44% 6

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 570 (43.75%) SQL
2 542 (41.60%) Business Intelligence
3 429 (32.92%) Finance
4 422 (32.39%) SAP
5 413 (31.70%) Data Warehouse
6 374 (28.70%) Oracle
7 278 (21.34%) ETL
8 247 (18.96%) SQL Server
9 223 (17.11%) Data Modelling
10 184 (14.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 182 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
12 171 (13.12%) Banking
13 160 (12.28%) Microsoft
14 142 (10.90%) MS Excel
15 138 (10.59%) SAS
16 137 (10.51%) SAP BW
17 133 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 133 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 130 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
19 126 (9.67%) BusinessObjects XI
20 124 (9.52%) QlikView
20 124 (9.52%) PL/SQL
21 123 (9.44%) UNIX
22 111 (8.52%) Oracle Database
23 110 (8.44%) Informatica
24 109 (8.37%) Migration
25 107 (8.21%) Data Analysis
26 105 (8.06%) Java
27 99 (7.60%) Tableau
28 97 (7.44%) SAP Data Services

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 138 (10.59%) SAS
2 46 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.30%) WebLogic
4 20 (1.53%) NetWeaver
5 17 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 14 (1.07%) Confluence
7 10 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.77%) JBoss
8 9 (0.69%) Documentum
8 9 (0.69%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.54%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.38%) IIS
10 5 (0.38%) FileNet
11 4 (0.31%) CMS
11 4 (0.31%) Lync
12 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.15%) WordPress
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 142 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.83%) MS Office
3 42 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.84%) SPSS
5 18 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.69%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.69%) MS Project
8 4 (0.31%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.23%) HipChat
10 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (2.38%) SAP BPC
2 15 (1.15%) SAP FI
2 15 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 12 (0.92%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.77%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.69%) SAP MII
5 9 (0.69%) SAP SRM
6 8 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.54%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
8 6 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.46%) Maximo
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.31%) Summit
10 4 (0.31%) Global One
10 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.84%) Google Analytics
1 11 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.31%) SaaS
3 4 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.15%) Taleo
5 1 (0.077%) PaaS
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.30%) 3G
2 15 (1.15%) 4G
3 13 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (0.92%) 2G
5 10 (0.77%) Intranet
6 7 (0.54%) WAN
7 6 (0.46%) RNC
8 5 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.38%) LDAP
8 5 (0.38%) LAN
8 5 (0.38%) Internet
8 5 (0.38%) SSL
8 5 (0.38%) SAN
9 4 (0.31%) GSM
9 4 (0.31%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.31%) Network Security
9 4 (0.31%) LTE
10 3 (0.23%) UMTS
10 3 (0.23%) ATM
11 2 (0.15%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (31.70%) Data Warehouse
2 247 (18.96%) SQL Server
3 184 (14.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 137 (10.51%) SAP BW
5 133 (10.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 133 (10.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 126 (9.67%) BusinessObjects XI
7 124 (9.52%) QlikView
8 111 (8.52%) Oracle Database
9 97 (7.44%) SAP Data Services
10 78 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 75 (5.76%) Oracle BI EE
12 72 (5.53%) SAP BI
13 65 (4.99%) Relational Database
14 63 (4.83%) Crystal Reports
14 63 (4.83%) Oracle Reports
15 48 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 47 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 47 (3.61%) OLAP
17 45 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (1.61%) JIRA
2 15 (1.15%) CA Gen
2 15 (1.15%) ERwin
3 13 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.92%) Toad
5 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.61%) Subversion
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.31%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.23%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.23%) LSMW
9 3 (0.23%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.15%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.15%) ProC
10 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.15%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.15%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.077%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.077%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 429 (32.92%) Finance
2 171 (13.12%) Banking
3 67 (5.14%) Investment Banking
4 50 (3.84%) Retail
5 47 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.76%) Marketing
7 25 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.77%) Legal
9 17 (1.30%) Publishing
9 17 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.30%) Back Office
10 14 (1.07%) Front Office
11 10 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.69%) Automotive
13 8 (0.61%) Law
13 8 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.54%) Local Government
14 7 (0.54%) Advertising
15 5 (0.38%) Electronics
16 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 479 (36.76%) Developer
2 386 (29.62%) Analyst
3 156 (11.97%) Business Analyst
4 155 (11.90%) Business Developer
5 151 (11.59%) Business Objects Developer
6 129 (9.90%) Consultant
7 112 (8.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 91 (6.98%) Data Analyst
9 88 (6.75%) SAP Consultant
10 57 (4.37%) Architect
11 54 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 51 (3.91%) SQL Developer
13 50 (3.84%) SAP Developer
14 47 (3.61%) Project Manager
15 38 (2.92%) Business Objects Consultant
16 37 (2.84%) Oracle Developer
17 30 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 28 (2.15%) Business Objects Analyst
19 27 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
19 27 (2.07%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (6.98%) .NET
2 81 (6.22%) XML
3 49 (3.76%) ASP.NET
4 35 (2.69%) Middleware
5 30 (2.30%) J2EE
6 29 (2.23%) SAP XI
7 26 (2.00%) MDX
8 22 (1.69%) HTML
9 18 (1.38%) Web Services
10 16 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (0.84%) SAP Basis
12 10 (0.77%) Web Dynpro
12 10 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (0.69%) SAP PI
13 9 (0.69%) SOAP
13 9 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
15 7 (0.54%) RESTful
15 7 (0.54%) Apache Avro
15 7 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 182 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 40 (3.07%) NHS
5 38 (2.92%) Data Integration
6 32 (2.46%) Statistics
7 27 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 23 (1.77%) Equities
9 20 (1.53%) Fixed Income
9 20 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.38%) Data Extraction
11 17 (1.30%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.15%) Derivative
13 13 (1.00%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.92%) Informatics
15 11 (0.84%) FMCG
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Exalytics
16 10 (0.77%) Wiki
17 9 (0.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 123 (9.44%) UNIX
2 63 (4.83%) Windows
3 55 (4.22%) Linux
4 17 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.00%) AIX
6 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (0.54%) Solaris
8 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.23%) VMS
11 1 (0.077%) MVS
11 1 (0.077%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.077%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.077%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (41.60%) Business Intelligence
2 278 (21.34%) ETL
3 223 (17.11%) Data Modelling
4 130 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (8.37%) Migration
6 107 (8.21%) Data Analysis
7 93 (7.14%) Project Management
8 92 (7.06%) Analytics
9 89 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (6.14%) Business Analysis
11 70 (5.37%) Kimball Methodology
12 61 (4.68%) SDLC
12 61 (4.68%) Data Management
12 61 (4.68%) Dimensional Modelling
13 60 (4.60%) Data Migration
14 54 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
15 48 (3.68%) Waterfall
16 41 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 41 (3.15%) Asset Management
17 40 (3.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 570 (43.75%) SQL
2 124 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 105 (8.06%) Java
4 63 (4.83%) VBA
5 62 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 59 (4.53%) T-SQL
7 49 (3.76%) C#
8 43 (3.30%) ABAP
9 34 (2.61%) Perl
10 33 (2.53%) VB.NET
11 23 (1.77%) VB
11 23 (1.77%) JavaScript
12 21 (1.61%) VBScript
12 21 (1.61%) R
13 14 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.61%) Scala
14 8 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.61%) Korn
14 8 (0.61%) C++
15 7 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 75 (5.76%) Degree
2 56 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.54%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.54%) ISEB
5 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.38%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.31%) HNC
6 4 (0.31%) HND
6 4 (0.31%) MBA
6 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.23%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.15%) PMP
8 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.077%) CIPD
9 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.077%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.077%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.22%) Data Quality
2 37 (2.84%) QA
3 12 (0.92%) SLA
4 11 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.46%) Basel II
6 6 (0.46%) COREP
7 5 (0.38%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.31%) HL7
8 4 (0.31%) Basel III
9 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.15%) EMIR
11 1 (0.077%) FINREP
11 1 (0.077%) COBIT
11 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.61%) HDFS
4 5 (0.38%) XenApp
5 4 (0.31%) XenServer
5 4 (0.31%) vSphere
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.15%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.15%) Xen
8 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 23 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.84%) Control-M
3 7 (0.54%) Oozie
4 6 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.31%) Puppet
6 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.15%) yum
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
7 2 (0.15%) SCCM
7 2 (0.15%) SCOM
7 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.077%) Graphite
8 1 (0.077%) Netcool
Vendors
1 422 (32.39%) SAP
2 374 (28.70%) Oracle
3 160 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 110 (8.44%) Informatica
5 99 (7.60%) Tableau
6 87 (6.68%) Cognos
7 56 (4.30%) Teradata
8 32 (2.46%) IBM
9 25 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
10 22 (1.69%) Adobe
11 21 (1.61%) Netezza
12 20 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.38%) Pega
13 18 (1.38%) webMethods
14 15 (1.15%) Ab Initio
14 15 (1.15%) BEA
15 13 (1.00%) Sybase
15 13 (1.00%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.92%) VMware
16 12 (0.92%) Eloqua
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