Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 6 months to 23 July 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 79 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 10 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 1.38% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 7.02% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 10
Birmingham median daily rate £435 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +14.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £256 £325 £278
90th Percentile £476 £480 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +5.45% +7.14% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £26.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.82

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 289 299 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.09% 19.61% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 200 207
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £286 £300 £250
90th Percentile £511 £500 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -27.27% -34.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £17.50 £12.00 £24.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £20.50 £18.14
% change year-on-year +51.22% +13.01% -9.30%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Birmingham

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) SAP HANA
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
4 2 (20.00%) SSADM
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) SAP HANA Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BI Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BPC Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (20.00%) SSADM
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sophos
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Veeam
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau