Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 19 September 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 183 196
Rank change year-on-year -45 +13 -31
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 26 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.88% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 3.46% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 34
City of London median daily rate £425 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +14.71% -10.53%
10th Percentile £350 £351 £305
90th Percentile £503 £602 £578
Central London median daily rate £413 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -13.16% +11.76% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.48% - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £30.40 -
% change year-on-year +22.02% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,817 1,733 1,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.95% 25.51% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,439 1,366 1,349
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +12.43% +0.54%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 5
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £25.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.40% +36.80% -43.70%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £16.13
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £33.94
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £25.99 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.40% +36.80% -36.67%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) Tableau
3 8 (30.77%) QlikView
3 8 (30.77%) Power BI
3 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) SAP
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
7 4 (15.38%) BigQuery
7 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (15.38%) Looker
7 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) Google
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) Teradata
8 3 (11.54%) SMS
8 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (7.69%) Time Management

BusinessObjects
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Power BI
1 8 (30.77%) QlikView
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (15.38%) BigQuery
5 4 (15.38%) Looker
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data
6 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.85%) DataStage
7 1 (3.85%) DB2
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.85%) OLAP
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Programme Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Analytics
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
7 2 (7.69%) Logistics
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) IFRS
1 1 (3.85%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Tableau
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Google
4 3 (11.54%) Teradata
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Charles River
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Vermilion