The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 30 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 XI (BOXI)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 585 541
Rank change year-on-year +27 -44  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 18 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 32
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £240 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BusinessObjects XI 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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9586 11153 10907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.32% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 7561 7125
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 154 148
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BusinessObjects XI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects XI in England

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in England

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects XI in England

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in England

BusinessObjects XI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 11 £450 - 2
West Midlands +18 5 £375 +7.14%
South East +20 2 - - 1
BusinessObjects XI
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 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 England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 35 (76.09%) BusinessObjects
2 27 (58.70%) Oracle
3 22 (47.83%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) ETL
5 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (32.61%) PL/SQL
6 15 (32.61%) Finance
7 13 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (21.74%) QlikView
8 10 (21.74%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
9 9 (19.57%) Retail
9 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.39%) Sybase
10 8 (17.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (17.39%) Data Mart
10 8 (17.39%) Banking
11 7 (15.22%) ETRM
11 7 (15.22%) Use Case
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (15.22%) SAP
11 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
11 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
12 6 (13.04%) Reference Data
12 6 (13.04%) Sybase IQ
12 6 (13.04%) Front Office
13 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.87%) Unix

BusinessObjects XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (6.52%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) RFID
2 1 (2.17%) 2G
2 1 (2.17%) 3G
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) LTE
2 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (76.09%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.74%) QlikView
5 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
6 8 (17.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 8 (17.39%) Data Mart
7 6 (13.04%) Sybase IQ
8 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 2 (4.35%) DB2
9 2 (4.35%) OLAP
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
1 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Retail
3 8 (17.39%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Business Developer
4 7 (15.22%) DBA
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Designer
5 6 (13.04%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.35%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Report Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) SAP XI
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Reference Data
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ETL
2 16 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (21.74%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
4 7 (15.22%) ETRM
4 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.22%) Use Case
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Case Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.35%) Test Management
7 2 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) PL/SQL
3 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.17%) Basel II
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Sybase
3 7 (15.22%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Teradata
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos
6 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.17%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.17%) Huawei
6 1 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (2.17%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.17%) Nortel
6 1 (2.17%) Orchard
6 1 (2.17%) Remedy
6 1 (2.17%) Samsung
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