Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 226 220
Rank change year-on-year +66 -6 -32
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 16 19 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 1.11% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 30
Median daily rate £400 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £255 £274 £368
90th Percentile £688 £563 £576
Central London median daily rate £400 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 989 1,714 1,769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.30% 25.41% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 1,362 1,492
Median daily rate £505 £531 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.94% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% +0.74%
10th Percentile £24.50 £32.50 £20.06
90th Percentile £37.13 £56.50 £38.41
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +23.13%

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 31 March 2020.

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

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the City of London region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 4 £400 -
BusinessObjects
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) SAP
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) ETL
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Data Quality
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (25.00%) Master Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
7 3 (18.75%) Power Platform
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (18.75%) Power BI
7 3 (18.75%) Skype
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) XenApp
7 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
7 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL

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 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
1 3 (18.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (18.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Power BI
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Lumira
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 4 (25.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Power BI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) D3.js
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) JSP
1 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 4 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 4 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
1 1 (6.25%) CIMA
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (18.75%) XenApp
1 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Cognos
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Informatica
5 2 (12.50%) Tableau
6 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat