The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 March 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 81 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.66% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.48% 3.22% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -3.12% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year +70.58% -14.46%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 161 311 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.69% 20.62% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 198 173
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Edinburgh

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle
3 12 (66.67%) SAP
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) Sybase
4 10 (55.56%) SAP BW
4 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (55.56%) SAP Basis
4 10 (55.56%) SAP MII
4 10 (55.56%) SAP BPC
4 10 (55.56%) NWDI
4 10 (55.56%) MaxDB
5 7 (38.89%) Tableau
6 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) SLA
8 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
8 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Informatica
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) ETL
9 3 (16.67%) Cognos
9 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (55.56%) SAP BPC
1 10 (55.56%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MaxDB
1 10 (55.56%) SAP BW
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) DataStage
4 1 (5.56%) Looker
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) NWDI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Administrator
1 9 (50.00%) SAP Administrator
1 9 (50.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Support
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (5.56%) High Availability
8 1 (5.56%) Information Management
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Statistics
8 1 (5.56%) Structured Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
1 12 (66.67%) SAP
2 10 (55.56%) Sybase
3 7 (38.89%) Tableau
4 3 (16.67%) Cognos
4 3 (16.67%) Informatica
5 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (5.56%) IBM