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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 51 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 5 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.84% 1.73% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.42% 9.56% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Median daily rate £435 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £15.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +90.16% -32.22%  

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 146 136 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.50% 18.13% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 90 109
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -32.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 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 24 April 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 5 (55.56%) SAP
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
3 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Orchard
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Netezza
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business

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 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC
1 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Informix
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SAP HANA Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Web Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) E-business
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Basel II
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Netezza
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Orchard
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata