The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.56% 0.94% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 8.82% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +14.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -33.33%  

BusinessObjects is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 56 34 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.64% 10.69% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 35
Median daily rate £475 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -13.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £302 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Bedfordshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Bedfordshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Report Writer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects Reports Writer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Flow Diagram
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 1 (33.33%) SAP