The table below looks at the statistics for BusinessObjects skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
Rank 102 60 91
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +31
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 40 62 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 2.42% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 10.30% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 17
Median daily rate £400 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £15.23
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 - £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 - £15.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.00% +50.00%
BusinessObjects
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
526 602 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.00% 23.53% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 383 291
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

BusinessObjects
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

BusinessObjects Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BusinessObjects across the West Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BusinessObjects across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

BusinessObjects Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects across the West Midlands region.

BusinessObjects Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -9 7 £363 -8.80% 2
Shropshire -11 7 - -
Warwickshire -2 6 £338 +8.87%
Coventry -14 5 £490 -32.41%
Walsall +2 2 £383 -15.00%
Staffordshire -5 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £240 -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 37 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 25 (33.78%) ETL
4 24 (32.43%) SAP
5 23 (31.08%) Oracle
6 22 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (27.03%) Finance
8 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
9 12 (16.22%) Migration
9 12 (16.22%) Informatica
9 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (16.22%) Analytics
10 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
10 10 (13.51%) SAP Data Services
11 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
11 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
11 9 (12.16%) MS Office
12 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.81%) Tableau
12 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
13 7 (9.46%) Cognos
14 6 (8.11%) Java
14 6 (8.11%) Project Management
14 6 (8.11%) SAP BW
14 6 (8.11%) Teradata
14 6 (8.11%) Automotive
14 6 (8.11%) SAP FSCM
14 6 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (4.05%) SAS
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 6 (8.11%) Open Workbench
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SAP FSCM
2 5 (6.76%) SAP FI
3 3 (4.05%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.70%) SAP MII
5 1 (1.35%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (1.35%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.35%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (1.35%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.35%) SAP GTS
5 1 (1.35%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.35%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
2 10 (13.51%) SAP Data Services
3 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (8.11%) SAP BW
5 5 (6.76%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.76%) MySQL
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.76%) Pentaho
5 5 (6.76%) QlikView
5 5 (6.76%) SAP HANA
6 4 (5.41%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (4.05%) DataStage
7 3 (4.05%) HBase
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) ERwin
2 3 (4.05%) CA Gen
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Ant
3 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.35%) PVCS
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Automotive
3 5 (6.76%) General Ledger
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.35%) French Language
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Architect
3 12 (16.22%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 11 (14.86%) Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Business Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Consultant
6 8 (10.81%) SAP Architect
7 7 (9.46%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Business Architect
9 5 (6.76%) ETL Developer
9 5 (6.76%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) J2EE
3 2 (2.70%) Drools
3 2 (2.70%) EDI
3 2 (2.70%) iXBRL
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) XBRL
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
4 1 (1.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.70%) Replication
2 2 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Unix
2 2 (2.70%) VME
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (33.78%) ETL
3 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.22%) Analytics
3 12 (16.22%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.11%) Project Management
7 5 (6.76%) Cash Management
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analytics
7 5 (6.76%) Data Management
7 5 (6.76%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Change Control
8 4 (5.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) OO
8 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
9 3 (4.05%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
3 6 (8.11%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) VBA
5 3 (4.05%) ABAP
5 3 (4.05%) COBOL
5 3 (4.05%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) R
5 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) ISEB
1 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) HDFS
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) SAP
2 23 (31.08%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) Informatica
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.81%) Tableau
5 7 (9.46%) Cognos
6 6 (8.11%) Google
6 6 (8.11%) Teradata
7 4 (5.41%) IBM
7 4 (5.41%) Niku
7 4 (5.41%) Pega
8 3 (4.05%) Cloudera
8 3 (4.05%) webMethods
9 2 (2.70%) BEA
9 2 (2.70%) Netezza
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.35%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.35%) BT
10 1 (1.35%) OpenText
10 1 (1.35%) Orchard