Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 110 220
Rank change year-on-year -53 +110 +21
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 10 7 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 1.47% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 17
10th Percentile £259 " £358
25th Percentile £265 " £455
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £450 £538
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.28% +26.47%
75th Percentile £588 " £550
90th Percentile £639 " £588
Central London median daily rate £510 £450 £538
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.28% +30.30%

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 794 476 1,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.78% 27.09% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 355 1,287
10th Percentile £366 £387 £388
25th Percentile £463 £431 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £650 £603 £618
90th Percentile £725 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
10th Percentile " £18.50 £17.89
25th Percentile £8.00 £20.50 £21.23
Median hourly rate £15.25 £29.75 £28.75
Median % change year-on-year -48.74% +3.48% +27.78%
75th Percentile £33.69 £39.00 £47.42
90th Percentile £43.33 £43.50 £51.04
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £29.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year -42.86% +3.48% +27.78%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the City of London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Tableau
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (40.00%) QlikView
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) Power BI
5 4 (40.00%) Power Platform
6 3 (30.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 3 (30.00%) Data Pipeline
6 3 (30.00%) Databricks
6 3 (30.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (30.00%) Data Science
6 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (30.00%) Data Ingestion
6 3 (30.00%) Data Lake
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Use Case
6 3 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Scala

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 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) HFM
1 2 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (30.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) GitHub
3 1 (10.00%) AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Tableau
2 4 (40.00%) Power BI
2 4 (40.00%) QlikView
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) Data Lake
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Essbase
4 2 (20.00%) Metadata
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Workday Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Platform Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (30.00%) Data Ingestion
3 3 (30.00%) Data Pipeline
3 3 (30.00%) Data Science
3 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) R
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (10.00%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Databricks
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (20.00%) Workday
4 1 (10.00%) Liquidlogic