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 3 months to 28 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 142 149
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 31 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 2.28% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 40
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £508 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +114.81% -40.00%  

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 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 880 877 1387
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 27.01% 25.30% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 718 1095
Median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
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 £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (42.11%) Finance
4 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (35.09%) ETL
6 18 (31.58%) SAP
7 16 (28.07%) Oracle
7 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
7 16 (28.07%) Unix
8 14 (24.56%) Migration
9 13 (22.81%) Data Modelling
10 10 (17.54%) Data Quality
11 9 (15.79%) Analytics
11 9 (15.79%) Data Migration
11 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
12 8 (14.04%) Global One
12 8 (14.04%) Windows
12 8 (14.04%) SDLC
13 7 (12.28%) Derivative
13 7 (12.28%) Degree
13 7 (12.28%) Linux
13 7 (12.28%) VBA
13 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
14 6 (10.53%) Front Office
14 6 (10.53%) Banking
14 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
14 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 4 (7.02%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.51%) SPSS
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Global One
2 3 (5.26%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.75%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.75%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.02%) MS Access
5 4 (7.02%) QlikView
6 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (5.26%) SAP BW
6 3 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.51%) Big Data
7 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) GitLab
2 2 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 9 (15.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Business Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Data Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Business Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Data Architect
7 5 (8.77%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) SAP Developer
9 3 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Unix Support
9 3 (5.26%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CO-PA
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Derivative
1 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.02%) Equities
4 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.51%) PMI
6 1 (1.75%) Pricing Data
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Unix
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (35.09%) ETL
3 14 (24.56%) Migration
4 13 (22.81%) Data Modelling
5 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.79%) Analytics
5 9 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 9 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 8 (14.04%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) ERP
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Change Control
8 4 (7.02%) Complex ETL
8 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Data Management
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) VBA
3 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) R
5 2 (3.51%) Java
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) IFRS
3 1 (1.75%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
1 2 (3.51%) Dollar Universe
1 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) SAP
2 16 (28.07%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) SimCorp
5 3 (5.26%) Informatica
5 3 (5.26%) Teradata
6 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) Netezza
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.75%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) Sage
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) Tableau
7 1 (1.75%) Yardi
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