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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 100 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 44 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.29% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.52% 5.97% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 10
Median daily rate £400 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.14 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +3.65%
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
675 519 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.43% 21.54% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 326 279
Median daily rate £400 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £33.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Warwickshire +6 9 £381 -9.22% 3
Birmingham -14 8 £480 +38.12% 1
Shropshire -30 7 - -
Solihull - 2 £410 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £600 -
Coventry -16 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £400 -
Staffordshire - 1 £473 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 83 (61.48%) SQL
2 76 (56.30%) Oracle
3 61 (45.19%) Business Intelligence
4 54 (40.00%) Unix
5 45 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 44 (32.59%) Data Modelling
7 39 (28.89%) Java
8 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (23.70%) OO
10 32 (23.70%) Informatica
10 32 (23.70%) SAP
10 32 (23.70%) JIRA
11 27 (20.00%) J2EE
12 26 (19.26%) Shell Script
12 26 (19.26%) Scrum
12 26 (19.26%) ETL
12 26 (19.26%) Oracle Database
12 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
13 25 (18.52%) XML
13 25 (18.52%) Pentaho
13 25 (18.52%) Hadoop
14 23 (17.04%) WebLogic
15 22 (16.30%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
16 21 (15.56%) Oracle OWB
16 21 (15.56%) Analytics
17 20 (14.81%) Toad
17 20 (14.81%) RDBMS
17 20 (14.81%) Windows

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 23 (17.04%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.11%) Confluence
3 3 (2.22%) SAP Portal
3 3 (2.22%) SAS
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Office
2 5 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.96%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.22%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.48%) SAP MII
3 2 (1.48%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.74%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.74%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.74%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (19.26%) Oracle Database
2 26 (19.26%) Relational Database
3 25 (18.52%) Hadoop
3 25 (18.52%) Pentaho
4 22 (16.30%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (15.56%) Oracle OWB
6 20 (14.81%) RDBMS
7 19 (14.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 14 (10.37%) Big Data
9 12 (8.89%) BusinessObjects XI
10 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (6.67%) SAP BW
11 9 (6.67%) SAP HANA
12 8 (5.93%) SAP BI
12 8 (5.93%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
13 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (4.44%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) JIRA
2 20 (14.81%) Toad
3 17 (12.59%) ClearQuest
4 15 (11.11%) JUnit
5 14 (10.37%) Eclipse
6 13 (9.63%) Ant
6 13 (9.63%) Artifactory
6 13 (9.63%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.63%) Maven
6 13 (9.63%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (8.15%) PVCS
8 9 (6.67%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.74%) Gatling
10 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.74%) LSMW
10 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.48%) Automotive
3 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.48%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (62.22%) Developer
2 27 (20.00%) Analyst
3 20 (14.81%) Business Objects Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Business Developer
5 16 (11.85%) Lead Developer
6 14 (10.37%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Test Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Consultant
10 9 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
12 7 (5.19%) SAP Developer
12 7 (5.19%) Team Leader
13 6 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
13 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 6 (4.44%) ETL Developer
13 6 (4.44%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.00%) J2EE
2 25 (18.52%) XML
3 15 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 15 (11.11%) Spring
4 14 (10.37%) HTML
4 14 (10.37%) JSP
4 14 (10.37%) Servlets
4 14 (10.37%) Web Services
5 13 (9.63%) Apache CXF
6 9 (6.67%) Struts
7 4 (2.96%) MDX
7 4 (2.96%) OC4J
8 3 (2.22%) SAP Business Workflow
8 3 (2.22%) XBRL
9 2 (1.48%) EDI
9 2 (1.48%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.19%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (40.00%) Unix
2 20 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (32.59%) Data Modelling
3 34 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (23.70%) OO
5 26 (19.26%) ETL
5 26 (19.26%) Scrum
6 21 (15.56%) Analytics
7 20 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 17 (12.59%) Defect Tracking
8 17 (12.59%) Test Strategy
9 16 (11.85%) RUP
10 15 (11.11%) ITIL
10 15 (11.11%) Service Management
11 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (10.37%) Data Analysis
12 13 (9.63%) ITSM
12 13 (9.63%) Migration
12 13 (9.63%) OOP
12 13 (9.63%) UML
13 12 (8.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 83 (61.48%) SQL
2 45 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 39 (28.89%) Java
4 26 (19.26%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.63%) VB
6 12 (8.89%) C++
7 5 (3.70%) VBA
8 3 (2.22%) ABAP
8 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.22%) Perl
9 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.41%) Degree
3 10 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (5.93%) OCPJP
5 7 (5.19%) ISEB
6 6 (4.44%) Sun Certification
7 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) GCP
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 76 (56.30%) Oracle
2 32 (23.70%) Informatica
2 32 (23.70%) SAP
3 16 (11.85%) Pega
4 11 (8.15%) Tableau
5 10 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 9 (6.67%) Cloudera
7 5 (3.70%) Cognos
8 4 (2.96%) IBM
9 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.22%) Niku
10 2 (1.48%) Google
10 2 (1.48%) Netezza
10 2 (1.48%) OpenText
10 2 (1.48%) webMethods
11 1 (0.74%) Cadence
11 1 (0.74%) HP
11 1 (0.74%) Hyperion
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