Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 October 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 183 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 -34 +30
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 46 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.90% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.96% 3.04% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 24
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.90% +29.16%
10th Percentile £253 £328 £330
90th Percentile £548 £637 £484
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £15.53 £12.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.37% +28.56% -13.71%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £17.19
% change year-on-year +57.94% +28.93% -21.88%

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 East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 927 955 1,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.10% 18.82% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 543 680
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £230
90th Percentile £575 £566 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 39
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £30.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% -14.58% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.89 £26.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £40.00 £45.80
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the East of England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the East of England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the East of England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the East of England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the East of England

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Essex - 22 £423 - 2
Bedfordshire +8 11 £400 -36.00%
Hertfordshire +1 9 £375 -16.67% 6
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £325 -13.33%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 28 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (58.70%) SQL
3 22 (47.83%) Data Modelling
4 18 (39.13%) Oracle
5 17 (36.96%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) Informatica
6 16 (34.78%) OO
7 15 (32.61%) Unix
7 15 (32.61%) J2EE
7 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
7 15 (32.61%) Process Improvement
8 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
8 14 (30.43%) Problem Management
9 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
9 13 (28.26%) Perl
9 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
9 13 (28.26%) SAP
9 13 (28.26%) RUP
10 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
10 12 (26.09%) webMethods
10 12 (26.09%) BEA
10 12 (26.09%) ETL
10 12 (26.09%) Pega
10 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
10 12 (26.09%) CA Gen
11 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (17.39%) MySQL
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) Confluence
3 4 (8.70%) SAS
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) SPSS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.35%) BPCS
3 2 (4.35%) Movex
3 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP GRC
3 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.35%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MDG
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon Athena
4 3 (6.52%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
4 3 (6.52%) Power BI
4 3 (6.52%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) CA Gen
2 5 (10.87%) Checkstyle
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) GitLab
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Data Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) ETL Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Architect
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Designer
5 3 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (10.87%) Spring
2 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
2 5 (10.87%) XML
3 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (47.83%) Data Modelling
3 16 (34.78%) OO
4 15 (32.61%) Configuration Management
4 15 (32.61%) Process Improvement
5 14 (30.43%) Problem Management
5 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
6 13 (28.26%) RUP
7 12 (26.09%) ETL
7 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.87%) BDD
10 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.87%) Kanban
10 5 (10.87%) Microservices
10 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
10 5 (10.87%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 5 (10.87%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) Perl
3 13 (28.26%) PL/SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.87%) Java 8
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) PMO
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 17 (36.96%) Informatica
3 13 (28.26%) SAP
4 12 (26.09%) BEA
4 12 (26.09%) Pega
4 12 (26.09%) webMethods
5 4 (8.70%) Cognos
6 3 (6.52%) Remedy
6 3 (6.52%) Tableau
7 2 (4.35%) Embarcadero
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.17%) Niku
8 1 (2.17%) Orchard
8 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.17%) Talend
8 1 (2.17%) Workday