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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP BusinessObjects
Rank 426 458 349
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -109
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 186 146 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 1.20% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 76 121
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£425 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
12075 12195 10376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.59% 21.69% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7654 6328
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 193 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.36 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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 +16 164 £425 -5.55% 31
London +5 61 £470 +4.44% 15
South East -8 32 £430 -2.27% 6
South West +10 18 £325 -45.83% 1
East of England +33 14 £400 -6.43% 1
Scotland +12 14 £425 -
West Midlands +1 13 £650 +20.37%
Glasgow +4 11 £425 -
North West -17 10 £388 -13.88% 3
City of London +29 9 £425 -5.55% 3
Bristol +10 9 £300 -50.00%
Berkshire -12 8 £469 +6.53% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £300 - 4
Milton Keynes - 7 £300 - 3
Essex +18 6 £475 +5.55%
Yorkshire -11 6 £400 - 2
Surrey +1 5 £440 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £375 - 1
Midlands +3 4 £175 -58.33%
Hertfordshire - 4 £360 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £423 -
Somerset - 4 £404 -
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Doncaster - 4 - -
Warwickshire +2 3 - -
Warwick 0 3 - -
Manchester -11 3 £450 - 1
Wiltshire +1 2 £388 +40.90% 1
East Midlands -1 2 £413 - 1
Reading -6 2 £500 +13.63%

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 345 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 334 (96.81%) SAP
3 154 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
4 118 (34.20%) SAP BW
5 99 (28.70%) SQL
6 84 (24.35%) Oracle
7 83 (24.06%) Finance
8 75 (21.74%) SAP Data Services
9 70 (20.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 69 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 65 (18.84%) ETL
12 54 (15.65%) SAP BI
13 53 (15.36%) SQL Server
14 51 (14.78%) Microsoft
15 44 (12.75%) ABAP
16 42 (12.17%) MS Excel
17 41 (11.88%) Data Modelling
18 37 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (10.43%) SAP HANA
19 36 (10.43%) BusinessObjects XI
20 30 (8.70%) Migration
21 29 (8.41%) Project Management
22 28 (8.12%) NetWeaver
23 27 (7.83%) Degree
23 27 (7.83%) SAP SRM
24 26 (7.54%) MS Office
24 26 (7.54%) Crystal Reports
25 25 (7.25%) Analytics
26 24 (6.96%) BODI
26 24 (6.96%) QlikView

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 28 (8.12%) NetWeaver
2 17 (4.93%) SAS
3 7 (2.03%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.03%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.74%) WildFly
5 5 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.87%) CMS
7 2 (0.58%) Confluence
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.29%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.29%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.54%) MS Office
3 7 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.87%) MS Project
4 3 (0.87%) SPSS
5 2 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (7.83%) SAP SRM
2 19 (5.51%) SAP BPC
3 10 (2.90%) SAP ERP
4 8 (2.32%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.45%) ResourceLink
6 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (1.16%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.16%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.87%) Maximo
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.58%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.29%) SAP PS
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) LAN
1 3 (0.87%) WAN
1 3 (0.87%) DNS
1 3 (0.87%) Internet
1 3 (0.87%) Firewall
2 2 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (34.20%) SAP BW
2 75 (21.74%) SAP Data Services
3 70 (20.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 69 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (15.65%) SAP BI
6 53 (15.36%) SQL Server
7 36 (10.43%) SAP HANA
7 36 (10.43%) BusinessObjects XI
8 26 (7.54%) Crystal Reports
9 24 (6.96%) BODI
9 24 (6.96%) QlikView
10 21 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (4.93%) Oracle Database
12 15 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (3.77%) Sybase IQ
13 13 (3.77%) OLAP
13 13 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (3.77%) Relational Database
14 12 (3.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.87%) Toad
5 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.58%) JIRA
5 2 (0.58%) ERwin
6 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 83 (24.06%) Finance
2 14 (4.06%) Retail
3 7 (2.03%) Banking
3 7 (2.03%) Legal
4 5 (1.45%) General Ledger
4 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.87%) Advertising
6 3 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 84 (24.35%) Developer
2 76 (22.03%) Consultant
3 67 (19.42%) Analyst
4 63 (18.26%) SAP Consultant
5 40 (11.59%) Business Developer
6 38 (11.01%) Business Objects Developer
7 35 (10.14%) SAP Developer
8 34 (9.86%) Architect
9 30 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 22 (6.38%) Business Analyst
11 17 (4.93%) SAP BW Consultant
11 17 (4.93%) Business Objects Consultant
12 16 (4.64%) SAP Manager
12 16 (4.64%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.64%) Business Consultant
13 14 (4.06%) Data Analyst
14 12 (3.48%) SAP Analyst
14 12 (3.48%) SAP Business Consultant
14 12 (3.48%) SAP Architect
14 12 (3.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.22%) SAP XI
2 12 (3.48%) Web Services
3 9 (2.61%) SAP Basis
4 8 (2.32%) Middleware
5 6 (1.74%) JSON
5 6 (1.74%) JMS
6 5 (1.45%) .NET
7 4 (1.16%) SAP PI
7 4 (1.16%) BAPI
8 3 (0.87%) Flash
8 3 (0.87%) HTML
8 3 (0.87%) XML
8 3 (0.87%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (0.87%) Web Dynpro
8 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (0.87%) SAP ALE
8 3 (0.87%) HTML5
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.29%) CGI
10 1 (0.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.64%) Data Integration
3 15 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.32%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.32%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.45%) NHS
5 5 (1.45%) Thin Client
5 5 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.16%) Statistics
6 4 (1.16%) Clustering
7 3 (0.87%) Replication
7 3 (0.87%) DataPower
7 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.87%) Life Science
7 3 (0.87%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.58%) Social Media
8 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.58%) Contract for Difference
8 2 (0.58%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.38%) UNIX
2 21 (6.09%) Windows
3 12 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.90%) Linux
5 9 (2.61%) AIX
5 9 (2.61%) Solaris
6 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (18.84%) ETL
3 41 (11.88%) Data Modelling
4 30 (8.70%) Migration
5 29 (8.41%) Project Management
6 25 (7.25%) Analytics
7 23 (6.67%) ERP
8 21 (6.09%) Change Management
9 20 (5.80%) Data Governance
10 19 (5.51%) Data Analysis
10 19 (5.51%) Data Migration
11 18 (5.22%) Data Management
11 18 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (4.93%) Procure-to-pay
13 16 (4.64%) Kimball Methodology
13 16 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
14 15 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
15 14 (4.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 99 (28.70%) SQL
2 44 (12.75%) ABAP
3 23 (6.67%) Java
4 20 (5.80%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.06%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.61%) VBA
6 9 (2.61%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.16%) SAPscript
7 4 (1.16%) Python
8 3 (0.87%) VB
8 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.87%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.87%) Ruby
8 3 (0.87%) R
9 2 (0.58%) Clojure
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) C#
10 1 (0.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 27 (7.83%) Degree
2 12 (3.48%) MBA
3 10 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.45%) CIPD
6 4 (1.16%) PMP
6 4 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) ISEB
8 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) HNC
9 1 (0.29%) CIMA
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.61%) QA
2 8 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) COREP
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.87%) Graphite
3 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 345 (100.00%) Business Objects
2 334 (96.81%) SAP
3 84 (24.35%) Oracle
4 51 (14.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.51%) Cognos
5 19 (5.51%) IBM
6 17 (4.93%) Informatica
6 17 (4.93%) Ariba
7 15 (4.35%) Sybase
8 14 (4.06%) Tableau
9 8 (2.32%) HP
10 6 (1.74%) VMware
11 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.87%) Altiris
12 3 (0.87%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.58%) Splunk
13 2 (0.58%) Twitter
13 2 (0.58%) SunGard
13 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.58%) Siebel
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