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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
UK
Rank 270 226 199
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -27
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 373 535 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.05% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.69% 4.66% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 318 372
Median daily rate £425 £410 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 17
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £15.40 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £52.30 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £21.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+19.76% +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
10119 11469 11494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.32% 22.42% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7708 7431
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +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 138 209 158
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 21 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 21 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 -43 337 £435 +5.13% 64
London -6 130 £475 +5.55% 24
South East -25 54 £350 -6.66% 11
West Midlands -26 39 £406 -9.72% 4
City of London +6 30 £438 -7.89% 7
North West +21 25 £375 +5.26% 5
East of England +8 23 £400 +28.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -10 21 £450 -10.00% 6
North East -12 21 £450 -10.00% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 21 £450 -10.00% 6
Hampshire +15 20 £300 -27.27% 2
Essex +12 19 £438 -8.85%
Scotland +8 19 £350 +3.70% 3
Warwickshire +9 18 £375 -34.78% 2
Yorkshire -7 18 £368 -2.00% 6
Berkshire +23 16 £415 +3.62% 1
Manchester +12 14 £388 +19.23% 5
South West -32 13 £363 -11.04% 1
West Yorkshire +7 11 £368 -2.00% 5
West Sussex -22 10 £388 +29.16% 1
Edinburgh +17 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Wales +9 9 £500 +5.82%
South Wales +16 7 £500 +5.82%
Cardiff +15 7 £500 +5.82%
Glasgow 0 6 £275 -15.38% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £400 +45.45% 5
Basildon - 6 £350 -
Crawley +5 5 £388 +29.16% 1
Leeds -1 5 £335 -10.66% 4
Bristol -3 5 £325 -19.75% 1

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 379 (44.75%) SQL
2 376 (44.39%) Business Intelligence
3 325 (38.37%) SAP
4 250 (29.52%) Oracle
5 205 (24.20%) ETL
6 202 (23.85%) Finance
7 197 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
8 169 (19.95%) SQL Server
9 142 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
10 140 (16.53%) Analytics
11 139 (16.41%) SAP BW
12 130 (15.35%) Data Modelling
13 112 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
14 110 (12.99%) Unix
15 107 (12.63%) QlikView
16 105 (12.40%) Java
17 98 (11.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 86 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 84 (9.92%) Tableau
20 82 (9.68%) Microsoft
20 82 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
21 79 (9.33%) Migration
22 78 (9.21%) SAP Data Services
23 75 (8.85%) Banking
24 72 (8.50%) PL/SQL
25 71 (8.38%) Linux
26 70 (8.26%) Windows
26 70 (8.26%) Data Management
27 69 (8.15%) Hadoop
27 69 (8.15%) Security Cleared

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 51 (6.02%) SAS
1 51 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 38 (4.49%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.83%) Apache Pig
4 22 (2.60%) JBoss
5 20 (2.36%) Confluence
6 17 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.94%) FileNet
7 8 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.83%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) IIS
13 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.60%) MS Office
3 15 (1.77%) SPSS
4 13 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.47%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.35%) MS Project
8 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.24%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (4.25%) SAP BPC
2 24 (2.83%) SAP ERP
3 22 (2.60%) SAP FI
4 20 (2.36%) Adobe Campaign
4 20 (2.36%) Unica
5 14 (1.65%) SAP MII
5 14 (1.65%) SAP PSCD
6 11 (1.30%) SAP CO
7 10 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (1.18%) SAP GRC
8 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 7 (0.83%) SAP FSCM
9 7 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.59%) SAP HCM
10 5 (0.59%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.59%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.47%) SAP MDG
11 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (1.42%) Trello
4 6 (0.71%) IaaS
4 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
5 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.47%) Office 365
6 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Yammer
7 3 (0.35%) SaaS
7 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.36%) SSL
2 15 (1.77%) Network Security
3 13 (1.53%) LDAP
4 9 (1.06%) SAN
5 8 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (0.83%) DNS
7 6 (0.71%) Firewall
7 6 (0.71%) NetScaler
7 6 (0.71%) Wireless
8 4 (0.47%) 2G
8 4 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.35%) Internet
9 3 (0.35%) RFID
10 2 (0.24%) 3G
10 2 (0.24%) 4G
10 2 (0.24%) FTP
10 2 (0.24%) Intranet
10 2 (0.24%) LTE
11 1 (0.12%) HSPA
11 1 (0.12%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
2 169 (19.95%) SQL Server
3 139 (16.41%) SAP BW
4 107 (12.63%) QlikView
5 98 (11.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 86 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 78 (9.21%) SAP Data Services
9 69 (8.15%) Hadoop
10 68 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 65 (7.67%) SAP HANA
12 54 (6.38%) Relational Database
13 47 (5.55%) Oracle Database
14 45 (5.31%) Big Data
15 44 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
16 37 (4.37%) BusinessObjects XI
17 34 (4.01%) Pentaho
18 33 (3.90%) Apache Hive
18 33 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 25 (2.95%) JIRA
3 22 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (1.65%) ERwin
5 14 (1.65%) NWDI
5 14 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 12 (1.42%) GitLab
7 7 (0.83%) CA Gen
7 7 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.71%) Subversion
9 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.24%) Ant
12 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.24%) Toad
13 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 202 (23.85%) Finance
2 75 (8.85%) Banking
3 44 (5.19%) Retail
4 31 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.72%) General Ledger
5 23 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.24%) Marketing
7 10 (1.18%) Advertising
8 8 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.83%) Automotive
9 7 (0.83%) Front Office
10 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.24%) Back Office
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 257 (30.34%) Developer
2 196 (23.14%) Analyst
3 120 (14.17%) Consultant
4 93 (10.98%) Architect
5 85 (10.04%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 63 (7.44%) SAP Consultant
7 60 (7.08%) Business Developer
8 47 (5.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 45 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 42 (4.96%) Data Analyst
11 39 (4.60%) SQL Developer
12 38 (4.49%) Business Analyst
13 35 (4.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
14 34 (4.01%) Data Architect
14 34 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
15 28 (3.31%) SQL Analyst
16 27 (3.19%) Report Analyst
17 26 (3.07%) Business Consultant
17 26 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
17 26 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.14%) XML
2 30 (3.54%) Software Packaging
3 27 (3.19%) HTML
3 27 (3.19%) Web Services
4 24 (2.83%) .NET
4 24 (2.83%) CSS
5 20 (2.36%) JSON
6 16 (1.89%) SAP XI
7 15 (1.77%) SAP Basis
8 10 (1.18%) J2EE
8 10 (1.18%) REST
9 9 (1.06%) XSLT
10 8 (0.94%) Apache Avro
10 8 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.83%) D3.js
12 6 (0.71%) Regular Expression
13 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.59%) MDX
13 5 (0.59%) Middleware
13 5 (0.59%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 12 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.06%) Clustering
6 9 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (0.94%) DataPower
7 8 (0.94%) Grid Computing
7 8 (0.94%) 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 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.59%) Life Science
10 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.47%) FMCG
11 4 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.99%) Unix
2 71 (8.38%) Linux
3 70 (8.26%) Windows
4 38 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.77%) AIX
6 14 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.94%) Solaris
8 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.71%) HPUX
10 2 (0.24%) VME
11 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (44.39%) Business Intelligence
2 205 (24.20%) ETL
3 142 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (16.53%) Analytics
5 130 (15.35%) Data Modelling
6 79 (9.33%) Migration
7 70 (8.26%) Data Management
8 61 (7.20%) Data Analysis
9 57 (6.73%) Project Management
10 55 (6.49%) CRM
11 53 (6.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (5.79%) ERP
13 47 (5.55%) Configuration Management
14 46 (5.43%) SDLC
15 44 (5.19%) DevOps
16 43 (5.08%) Scrum
17 42 (4.96%) Data Migration
18 41 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
19 39 (4.60%) Visualisation
20 37 (4.37%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 379 (44.75%) SQL
2 105 (12.40%) Java
3 72 (8.50%) PL/SQL
4 43 (5.08%) PowerShell
5 41 (4.84%) T-SQL
6 38 (4.49%) VBA
7 35 (4.13%) JavaScript
8 32 (3.78%) Perl
8 32 (3.78%) Shell Script
9 25 (2.95%) PHP
10 23 (2.72%) Python
11 19 (2.24%) R
12 15 (1.77%) ABAP
12 15 (1.77%) Scala
13 13 (1.53%) C#
13 13 (1.53%) VB
14 9 (1.06%) C
15 5 (0.59%) C++
16 4 (0.47%) COBOL
17 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.03%) Degree
3 48 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.77%) BC Cleared
5 14 (1.65%) CCA
6 8 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.71%) ISEB
8 5 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.12%) MBA
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.67%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.18%) QA
3 8 (0.94%) IFRS
3 8 (0.94%) IFRS 9
4 7 (0.83%) SLA
5 4 (0.47%) Basel II
5 4 (0.47%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.65%) Apache Flume
3 12 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.30%) HDFS
5 9 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.83%) XenApp
6 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.71%) vSphere
7 6 (0.71%) XenServer
8 5 (0.59%) Docker
9 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (2.48%) Ansible
2 20 (2.36%) Dollar Universe
3 16 (1.89%) Oozie
4 14 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.53%) Puppet
6 9 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (0.94%) Forum Sentry
8 7 (0.83%) SCCM
9 3 (0.35%) 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
1 325 (38.37%) SAP
2 250 (29.52%) Oracle
3 84 (9.92%) Tableau
4 82 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 61 (7.20%) Informatica
6 56 (6.61%) Cognos
7 49 (5.79%) Teradata
8 41 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 32 (3.78%) MicroStrategy
10 29 (3.42%) HP
10 29 (3.42%) Sybase
11 27 (3.19%) IBM
12 26 (3.07%) TIBCO
13 21 (2.48%) Adobe
14 20 (2.36%) webMethods
15 18 (2.13%) Atlassian
16 17 (2.01%) Netezza
17 16 (1.89%) Ab Initio
18 15 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (1.77%) Sun
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