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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 89 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.88% 3.13% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £345 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -33.33%  

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 232 288 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.32% 21.19% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 155 170
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Edinburgh

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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 22 June 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 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Cognos
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Tableau
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (14.29%) SAP MII
6 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
6 2 (14.29%) NWDI
6 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
6 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
6 2 (14.29%) Sybase
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) MaxDB
6 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
2 2 (14.29%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MaxDB
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) DataStage
3 1 (7.14%) Looker
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) NWDI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Business Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos BI Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cognos
2 5 (35.71%) Tableau
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica
5 1 (7.14%) Teradata