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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 228 210 160
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -50
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 543 560 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.08% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 4.94% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 347 407
Average daily rate £410 £413 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 26
Average hourly rate £20.14 £28.75 £20.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.96% +43.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.75 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.87%

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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 495 £417 +0.36% 148
London -36 153 £463 +8.82% 70
South East +8 97 £350 -12.50% 24
West Midlands +17 66 £450 +35.84% 11
South West +8 48 £408 +5.16% 11
Yorkshire -11 33 £375 - 10
North West -14 32 £434 -8.57% 15
Shropshire +4 31 £470 -21.66% 3
Telford +7 30 £470 -21.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 28 £375 -9.09% 2
Scotland 0 28 £338 -3.57% 9
City of London +1 24 £468 +6.25% 22
East of England -17 23 £356 -16.17% 1
West Yorkshire +1 22 £375 -11.76% 7
Manchester -12 22 £438 -7.89% 9
Wiltshire 0 20 £420 -18.04% 6
West Sussex +22 19 £260 -32.90% 3
Milton Keynes +10 18 £375 -26.82% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £500 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 18 £500 - 2
North East - 18 £500 - 2
Hampshire +16 16 £341 +88.01% 4
Berkshire -10 16 £401 -5.76% 5
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £313 -28.57%
Leeds -3 14 £375 -11.76% 5
East Midlands -12 14 £275 -37.14% 2
Swindon -5 11 £420 -18.04% 4
Crawley +3 10 £300 -20.00% 2
South Yorkshire -5 10 £375 +57.89% 2
Sheffield -5 10 £375 - 2

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 611 (49.47%) SQL
2 515 (41.70%) Business Intelligence
3 441 (35.71%) SAP
4 412 (33.36%) Oracle
5 356 (28.83%) Finance
6 337 (27.29%) Data Warehouse
7 248 (20.08%) ETL
8 240 (19.43%) SQL Server
9 218 (17.65%) Data Modelling
10 191 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
11 181 (14.66%) Microsoft
12 166 (13.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 161 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 159 (12.87%) Unix
15 156 (12.63%) MS Excel
16 140 (11.34%) PL/SQL
17 138 (11.17%) Informatica
18 133 (10.77%) Banking
19 131 (10.61%) SAS
20 130 (10.53%) Analytics
21 129 (10.45%) BusinessObjects XI
22 124 (10.04%) Java
23 118 (9.55%) SAP BW
23 118 (9.55%) Oracle Database
24 110 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 104 (8.42%) Tableau
26 98 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 98 (7.94%) Windows
27 94 (7.61%) Data Analysis
28 93 (7.53%) Shell Script

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 131 (10.61%) SAS
2 55 (4.45%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.51%) IIS
4 27 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 24 (1.94%) Confluence
5 24 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.62%) NetWeaver
7 17 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.30%) Apache
9 15 (1.21%) JBoss
10 13 (1.05%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (0.97%) Jetty
11 12 (0.97%) nginx
11 12 (0.97%) Oracle 10gAS
11 12 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
11 12 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (0.97%) PowerExchange
12 9 (0.73%) Apache Pig
13 8 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 156 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.81%) MS Office
3 39 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (2.51%) SPSS
5 22 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.81%) MS Project
6 10 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 21 (1.70%) SAP BPC
2 18 (1.46%) Maximo
3 17 (1.38%) SAP ERP
4 16 (1.30%) SAP SRM
5 14 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.73%) SAP GRC
7 8 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.40%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.32%) Northgate Housing
10 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.32%) SAP HCM
10 4 (0.32%) SAP PSCD
10 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 7 (0.57%) Taleo
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.081%) IaaS
6 1 (0.081%) Office 365
6 1 (0.081%) PaaS
6 1 (0.081%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.21%) DNS
2 13 (1.05%) DHCP
2 13 (1.05%) HTTP
2 13 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.97%) SSL
4 11 (0.89%) FTP
4 11 (0.89%) IPsec
5 10 (0.81%) 2G
5 10 (0.81%) 3G
5 10 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (0.65%) NetScaler
6 8 (0.65%) WAN
7 6 (0.49%) 4G
7 6 (0.49%) LAN
8 5 (0.40%) Intranet
8 5 (0.40%) SAN
9 4 (0.32%) GSM
9 4 (0.32%) LTE
10 3 (0.24%) Internet
10 3 (0.24%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (27.29%) Data Warehouse
2 240 (19.43%) SQL Server
3 166 (13.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 129 (10.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 118 (9.55%) Oracle Database
5 118 (9.55%) SAP BW
6 110 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 91 (7.37%) Relational Database
9 87 (7.04%) SAP Data Services
10 83 (6.72%) QlikView
11 70 (5.67%) SAP BI
12 67 (5.43%) Oracle Reports
13 61 (4.94%) SAP HANA
14 56 (4.53%) Hadoop
15 54 (4.37%) Oracle BI EE
16 51 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
17 49 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 48 (3.89%) MS Access
19 47 (3.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (2.43%) JIRA
2 16 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.21%) Eclipse
3 15 (1.21%) Toad
4 14 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.97%) ClearCase
5 12 (0.97%) ERwin
5 12 (0.97%) Log4j
6 11 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.81%) Subversion
8 9 (0.73%) CA Gen
9 8 (0.65%) JUnit
9 8 (0.65%) Selenium
10 7 (0.57%) DbUnit
10 7 (0.57%) Rational Rose
10 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.49%) Ant
11 6 (0.49%) Hudson
11 6 (0.49%) Maven
11 6 (0.49%) Spock
General
1 356 (28.83%) Finance
2 133 (10.77%) Banking
3 53 (4.29%) Retail
4 36 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 33 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 15 (1.21%) Marketing
9 14 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.97%) Law
11 11 (0.89%) Legal
12 10 (0.81%) Back Office
13 7 (0.57%) Advertising
13 7 (0.57%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.49%) Front Office
14 6 (0.49%) Publishing
15 5 (0.40%) French Language
15 5 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 445 (36.03%) Developer
2 340 (27.53%) Analyst
3 156 (12.63%) Business Developer
4 155 (12.55%) Consultant
5 154 (12.47%) Business Objects Developer
6 107 (8.66%) Data Analyst
7 83 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 80 (6.48%) SAP Consultant
9 76 (6.15%) Architect
9 76 (6.15%) Business Analyst
10 57 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 55 (4.45%) Report Analyst
12 50 (4.05%) SQL Developer
13 47 (3.81%) SAP Developer
14 45 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
15 44 (3.56%) Business Objects Consultant
16 37 (3.00%) Business Consultant
16 37 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 37 (3.00%) SAP Analyst
17 34 (2.75%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (5.10%) .NET
2 59 (4.78%) J2EE
3 38 (3.08%) XML
4 30 (2.43%) SAP XI
5 28 (2.27%) CSS
5 28 (2.27%) HTML
6 25 (2.02%) jQuery
7 23 (1.86%) Web Services
8 12 (0.97%) EDI
9 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET
9 11 (0.89%) HTML5
9 11 (0.89%) Servlets
10 10 (0.81%) AngularJS
10 10 (0.81%) REST
11 9 (0.73%) MDX
12 8 (0.65%) SAP Basis
12 8 (0.65%) Spring
13 7 (0.57%) Java EE
13 7 (0.57%) JSF
13 7 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 191 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 75 (6.07%) Visualisation
4 35 (2.83%) NHS
5 31 (2.51%) Data Integration
6 30 (2.43%) Statistics
7 19 (1.54%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 12 (0.97%) Data Extraction
11 10 (0.81%) Economics
12 9 (0.73%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.57%) Equities
14 7 (0.57%) FMCG
15 6 (0.49%) CMDB
15 6 (0.49%) Replication
15 6 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 159 (12.87%) Unix
2 98 (7.94%) Windows
3 84 (6.80%) Linux
4 33 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.70%) Solaris
6 19 (1.54%) AIX
7 16 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.32%) Android
11 4 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (41.70%) Business Intelligence
2 248 (20.08%) ETL
3 218 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 161 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (10.53%) Analytics
6 94 (7.61%) Data Analysis
7 83 (6.72%) Migration
8 77 (6.23%) Project Management
9 69 (5.59%) Data Management
10 66 (5.34%) OO
11 63 (5.10%) Dimensional Modelling
12 60 (4.86%) Scrum
13 55 (4.45%) CRM
13 55 (4.45%) ERP
13 55 (4.45%) Test Strategy
14 52 (4.21%) Business Analysis
14 52 (4.21%) Kimball Methodology
15 51 (4.13%) Configuration Management
15 51 (4.13%) Waterfall
16 50 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 611 (49.47%) SQL
2 140 (11.34%) PL/SQL
3 124 (10.04%) Java
4 93 (7.53%) Shell Script
5 66 (5.34%) VBA
6 65 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 53 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 51 (4.13%) Perl
9 39 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.91%) ABAP
11 34 (2.75%) R
12 28 (2.27%) Python
13 26 (2.11%) C#
14 15 (1.21%) C++
15 13 (1.05%) VB
16 7 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.32%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.32%) Scala
18 3 (0.24%) C
18 3 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.13%) Degree
4 12 (0.97%) ISEB
5 11 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (0.89%) SAS Certification
6 9 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.57%) MBA
9 5 (0.40%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.32%) CISA
10 4 (0.32%) CISM
10 4 (0.32%) CRISC
10 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.24%) ACCA
11 3 (0.24%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.24%) CCA
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.24%) PMP
12 2 (0.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 41 (3.32%) QA
3 20 (1.62%) SLA
4 6 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.32%) COBIT
6 4 (0.32%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.24%) Basel II
7 3 (0.24%) Basel III
7 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) EMIR
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.081%) COREP
9 1 (0.081%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.05%) Xen
4 12 (0.97%) XenApp
5 11 (0.89%) vSphere
5 11 (0.89%) XenServer
6 7 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.24%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.16%) HDFS
11 1 (0.081%) LXC
11 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.38%) Tivoli
2 10 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.73%) Control-M
4 6 (0.49%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.32%) SCCM
6 3 (0.24%) SCOM
6 3 (0.24%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.16%) DameWare
7 2 (0.16%) Oozie
8 1 (0.081%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.081%) Nagios
8 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.081%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.081%) OPNET
8 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 441 (35.71%) SAP
2 412 (33.36%) Oracle
3 181 (14.66%) Microsoft
4 138 (11.17%) Informatica
5 104 (8.42%) Tableau
6 81 (6.56%) Cognos
7 66 (5.34%) Teradata
8 48 (3.89%) IBM
9 40 (3.24%) VMware
10 35 (2.83%) Pega
11 23 (1.86%) webMethods
12 19 (1.54%) Hyperion
13 17 (1.38%) Ariba
13 17 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
14 16 (1.30%) BEA
15 15 (1.21%) Red Hat
16 13 (1.05%) Baan
16 13 (1.05%) CA
16 13 (1.05%) Citrix
16 13 (1.05%) Sybase
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £520 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £451 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day + day rate negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £503.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Stealth IT
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 49k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £370 - 380 per day + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 575 per day
Posted: 14 days ago