The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 22 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 XI (BOXI)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 157 184
Rank change year-on-year +6 +27  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £355
% change year-on-year +30.76% -8.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BusinessObjects XI 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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 879 893 1366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.73% 25.65% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 734 1076
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -57.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects XI in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the City of London

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 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 City of London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Global One
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) ETRM
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC

BusinessObjects XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase IQ
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) ETRM
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase