The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 30 March 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)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.95% 1.82% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £195 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year +70.58% -14.46%  

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 Belfast with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 85 20 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 40.48% 18.18% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 7 12
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Belfast

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Belfast region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (100.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL BI Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle