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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 63 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 78 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.71% 1.49% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.02% 6.25% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 16 17
Median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £563 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.82 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.17 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% +28.57%
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
649 608 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.53% 23.79% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 395 311
Median daily rate £413 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £29.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.70 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £30.35 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Shropshire -18 26 £460 -
Birmingham +17 16 £415 -0.89% 3
Warwickshire -5 8 £375 -11.76% 1
Solihull -7 8 £441 +95.88%
Coventry -11 4 £338 -25.00% 2
Worcestershire -9 3 £313 -51.92%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 96 (63.58%) SQL
2 95 (62.91%) Oracle
3 82 (54.30%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (46.36%) Unix
5 59 (39.07%) Data Modelling
6 53 (35.10%) PL/SQL
7 46 (30.46%) Informatica
8 45 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (28.48%) Shell Script
10 42 (27.81%) Java
11 38 (25.17%) OO
12 35 (23.18%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (23.18%) Scrum
12 35 (23.18%) Test Strategy
13 33 (21.85%) JIRA
14 32 (21.19%) SAP
15 31 (20.53%) J2EE
16 30 (19.87%) Pentaho
16 30 (19.87%) Hadoop
16 30 (19.87%) Waterfall
17 27 (17.88%) WebLogic
18 26 (17.22%) ETL
18 26 (17.22%) RUP
18 26 (17.22%) Pega
19 22 (14.57%) Relational Database
19 22 (14.57%) Oracle Reports
20 21 (13.91%) XML
20 21 (13.91%) Big Data
21 20 (13.25%) Analytics
21 20 (13.25%) Confluence

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 27 (17.88%) WebLogic
2 20 (13.25%) Confluence
3 4 (2.65%) SAS
4 3 (1.99%) SAP Portal
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Documentum
5 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.99%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.32%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.66%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.66%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.66%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.18%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (19.87%) Hadoop
2 30 (19.87%) Pentaho
3 22 (14.57%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (14.57%) Relational Database
4 21 (13.91%) Big Data
5 18 (11.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 18 (11.92%) Oracle Database
6 16 (10.60%) Oracle OWB
6 16 (10.60%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.95%) SAP BW
7 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
8 11 (7.28%) BusinessObjects XI
8 11 (7.28%) SAP BI
8 11 (7.28%) SAP HANA
9 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (5.96%) IBM InfoSphere
10 9 (5.96%) SAP Data Services
11 8 (5.30%) DataStage
12 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (21.85%) JIRA
2 16 (10.60%) Toad
3 14 (9.27%) ClearCase
4 13 (8.61%) ClearQuest
4 13 (8.61%) PVCS
5 10 (6.62%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.62%) JUnit
6 9 (5.96%) Ant
6 9 (5.96%) Artifactory
6 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.96%) Maven
7 8 (5.30%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.66%) Gatling
9 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.66%) LSMW
9 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 20 (13.25%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.99%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (66.89%) Developer
2 29 (19.21%) Analyst
3 21 (13.91%) Business Objects Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Lead Developer
4 20 (13.25%) Business Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Hadoop Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Consultant
7 11 (7.28%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) SAP Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.97%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.97%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) J2EE
2 21 (13.91%) XML
3 10 (6.62%) Hibernate
3 10 (6.62%) HTML
3 10 (6.62%) JSP
3 10 (6.62%) Servlets
3 10 (6.62%) Spring
3 10 (6.62%) Web Services
4 9 (5.96%) Apache CXF
5 4 (2.65%) MDX
5 4 (2.65%) OC4J
5 4 (2.65%) Struts
6 3 (1.99%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (1.99%) XBRL
7 2 (1.32%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.64%) Visualisation
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.65%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (46.36%) Unix
2 14 (9.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (54.30%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (39.07%) Data Modelling
3 45 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (25.17%) OO
5 35 (23.18%) Scrum
5 35 (23.18%) Test Strategy
6 30 (19.87%) Waterfall
7 26 (17.22%) ETL
7 26 (17.22%) RUP
8 20 (13.25%) Analytics
9 18 (11.92%) Data Analysis
10 15 (9.93%) Migration
11 14 (9.27%) SDLC
12 13 (8.61%) Configuration Management
12 13 (8.61%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (8.61%) Translating Business Requirements
12 13 (8.61%) User Stories
13 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
13 12 (7.95%) Process Improvement
14 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 96 (63.58%) SQL
2 53 (35.10%) PL/SQL
3 43 (28.48%) Shell Script
4 42 (27.81%) Java
5 14 (9.27%) Perl
6 10 (6.62%) C++
6 10 (6.62%) VB
7 5 (3.31%) VBA
8 3 (1.99%) ABAP
8 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.96%) Degree
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.31%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.65%) ISEB
6 4 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.65%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.32%) GCP
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (62.91%) Oracle
2 46 (30.46%) Informatica
3 32 (21.19%) SAP
4 26 (17.22%) Pega
5 11 (7.28%) Tableau
6 10 (6.62%) Cognos
6 10 (6.62%) IBM
6 10 (6.62%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.30%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.31%) Netezza
8 5 (3.31%) webMethods
9 3 (1.99%) BEA
10 2 (1.32%) Google
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.32%) OpenText
11 1 (0.66%) Cadence
11 1 (0.66%) HP
11 1 (0.66%) Teradata
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £700.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + N/S
Posted: 22 days ago