Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 199 158
Rank change year-on-year -11 -41 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 45 42 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.64% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 2.39% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 77
City of London median daily rate £450 £423 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -11.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £304 £305 £388
90th Percentile £578 £582 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £24.49 - -
Central London median hourly rate £30.40 - -

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 1779 1755 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.73% 26.84% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1400 1766
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +9.83%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £520 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +9.47% +0.53% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +44.00% +1.40%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £18.35
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £86.13
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £23.49
% change year-on-year -38.89% +91.59% -21.02%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 (75.56%) SQL
2 26 (57.78%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (40.00%) ETL
4 17 (37.78%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (37.78%) QlikView
5 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
6 14 (31.11%) Finance
7 13 (28.89%) Informatica
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (24.44%) Oracle
9 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (17.78%) VBA
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (17.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (17.78%) Visualisation
11 7 (15.56%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) Unix
11 7 (15.56%) Derivative
12 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.33%) Banking
12 6 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.33%) Front Office
12 6 (13.33%) Global One
13 5 (11.11%) Equities
13 5 (11.11%) Scrum
13 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
14 4 (8.89%) Tableau

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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Global One
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) iTrent
2 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) Taleo
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (37.78%) QlikView
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (4.44%) MS Access
7 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Liquibase
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) QlikView Developer
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Business Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Business Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Derivative
3 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.11%) Equities
5 4 (8.89%) Fixed Income
6 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (4.44%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.22%) iPad
8 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
8 1 (2.22%) Replication
8 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (40.00%) ETL
3 8 (17.78%) Visualisation
4 7 (15.56%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.67%) Coaching
8 3 (6.67%) Data Management
8 3 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (4.44%) Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (4.44%) Data Governance
9 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.44%) System Testing
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) VBA
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.22%) R
3 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Informatica
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) Tableau
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) SimCorp
5 2 (4.44%) Cognos
6 1 (2.22%) Alteryx
6 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.22%) MapR
6 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.22%) Talend
6 1 (2.22%) Vertica