Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 89 75
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 -18
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.46% 2.88% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £388 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +20.62% +3.63%
10th Percentile £240 £271 £171
90th Percentile £480 £588 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +37.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 -

BusinessObjects is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 285 278 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.29% 20.17% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 166 181
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £264 £250 £238
90th Percentile £549 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.36% +3.97% +34.62%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £17.12 £20.50
% change year-on-year +80.52% -16.49% +9.33%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Toad
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Qualitative Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow

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 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Report Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects Trainer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
1 1 (14.29%) Qualitative Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP