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 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ, BO)
Rank 55 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 87 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.02% 1.58% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.87% 6.74% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 16 22
Median daily rate £426 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% +18.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £590 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +38.46%
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
676 638 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.49% 23.42% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 396 316
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.80 £50.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 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 2 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 -4 38 £460 -13.20%
Birmingham +16 14 £375 -11.76%
Warwickshire -1 8 £381 -10.35% 1
Solihull -3 7 £442 +96.22%
Coventry -14 5 £338 -12.33% 1
Worcestershire -3 3 £313 -51.92%
BusinessObjects
England

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 104 (65.82%) SQL
2 96 (60.76%) Oracle
3 82 (51.90%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (44.30%) Unix
5 64 (40.51%) Data Modelling
6 52 (32.91%) PL/SQL
7 48 (30.38%) Informatica
8 47 (29.75%) Shell Script
8 47 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (25.95%) Java
10 38 (24.05%) Test Strategy
11 36 (22.78%) OO
12 35 (22.15%) Scrum
13 33 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (20.25%) Waterfall
15 30 (18.99%) Pega
15 30 (18.99%) Pentaho
15 30 (18.99%) Hadoop
15 30 (18.99%) J2EE
16 29 (18.35%) JIRA
17 28 (17.72%) ETL
17 28 (17.72%) RUP
18 27 (17.09%) SAP
19 26 (16.46%) Relational Database
20 25 (15.82%) WebLogic
21 24 (15.19%) Finance
22 21 (13.29%) Analytics
23 20 (12.66%) Big Data
23 20 (12.66%) Confluence
24 19 (12.03%) Oracle Reports

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 25 (15.82%) WebLogic
2 20 (12.66%) Confluence
3 4 (2.53%) SAS
4 3 (1.90%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.63%) Documentum
5 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.27%) StreamServe
3 1 (0.63%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.63%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.89%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (18.99%) Hadoop
2 30 (18.99%) Pentaho
3 26 (16.46%) Relational Database
4 20 (12.66%) Big Data
5 19 (12.03%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (8.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
7 13 (8.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 13 (8.23%) Oracle Database
8 12 (7.59%) Oracle OWB
8 12 (7.59%) SAP BW
9 11 (6.96%) MS Access
9 11 (6.96%) RDBMS
9 11 (6.96%) SAP BI
10 9 (5.70%) SAP Data Services
10 9 (5.70%) SAP HANA
11 8 (5.06%) BusinessObjects XI
12 7 (4.43%) DataStage
13 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (18.35%) JIRA
2 16 (10.13%) ClearCase
3 13 (8.23%) PVCS
4 12 (7.59%) Toad
5 10 (6.33%) ClearQuest
6 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.80%) JUnit
7 5 (3.16%) Ant
7 5 (3.16%) Artifactory
7 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.16%) Maven
8 4 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.63%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) Gatling
9 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.63%) LSMW
9 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 3 (1.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.63%) Automotive
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (67.09%) Developer
2 29 (18.35%) Business Developer
2 29 (18.35%) Business Objects Developer
3 28 (17.72%) Analyst
4 22 (13.92%) Lead Developer
5 16 (10.13%) Hadoop Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Consultant
7 11 (6.96%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.43%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.80%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Business Objects Consultant
10 6 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.80%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.80%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.99%) J2EE
2 17 (10.76%) XML
3 6 (3.80%) Hibernate
3 6 (3.80%) HTML
3 6 (3.80%) JSP
3 6 (3.80%) Servlets
3 6 (3.80%) Spring
3 6 (3.80%) Web Services
4 5 (3.16%) Apache CXF
5 4 (2.53%) OC4J
6 3 (1.90%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (1.90%) XBRL
7 2 (1.27%) MDX
7 2 (1.27%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.53%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.63%) iPhone
5 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.30%) Unix
2 10 (6.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (51.90%) Business Intelligence
2 64 (40.51%) Data Modelling
3 47 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (24.05%) Test Strategy
5 36 (22.78%) OO
6 35 (22.15%) Scrum
7 32 (20.25%) Waterfall
8 28 (17.72%) ETL
8 28 (17.72%) RUP
9 21 (13.29%) Analytics
10 16 (10.13%) Configuration Management
11 15 (9.49%) Data Analysis
11 15 (9.49%) Problem Management
12 14 (8.86%) User Stories
13 13 (8.23%) Migration
13 13 (8.23%) SDLC
13 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
14 12 (7.59%) Business Continuity
14 12 (7.59%) Dimensional Modelling
14 12 (7.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (65.82%) SQL
2 52 (32.91%) PL/SQL
3 47 (29.75%) Shell Script
4 41 (25.95%) Java
5 16 (10.13%) Perl
6 6 (3.80%) C++
6 6 (3.80%) VB
7 4 (2.53%) ABAP
8 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) Degree
4 5 (3.16%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.53%) ISEB
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) QA
2 8 (5.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.63%) GCP
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 96 (60.76%) Oracle
2 48 (30.38%) Informatica
3 30 (18.99%) Pega
4 27 (17.09%) SAP
5 16 (10.13%) Cognos
6 13 (8.23%) IBM
7 10 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.06%) Cloudera
9 7 (4.43%) Tableau
9 7 (4.43%) webMethods
10 5 (3.16%) Netezza
11 4 (2.53%) BEA
12 2 (1.27%) OpenText
12 2 (1.27%) Teradata
13 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.63%) Google
13 1 (0.63%) HP
13 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
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