Period
to 17 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 June 2021 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)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 463 414 416
Rank change year-on-year -49 +2 -21
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 162 157 468
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 1.85% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 94 281
10th Percentile £231 £275 £287
25th Percentile £350 £391 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £433 £425
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +4.29%
75th Percentile £500 £507 £501
90th Percentile £588 £575 £613
UK median daily rate £440 £427 £425
% change year-on-year +2.98% +0.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
10th Percentile £15.69 £16.30 "
25th Percentile £17.95 £17.46 £11.85
Median hourly rate £19.78 £20.52 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.61% +0.07% -43.84%
75th Percentile £22.97 £24.70 £22.65
90th Percentile £40.88 £26.53 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £21.95 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.47% +9.76% -42.66%

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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 10,288 8,502 18,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.79% 22.07% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,134 5,959 13,114
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £603 £598 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 118 202
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.50 £17.87 £17.53
Median hourly rate £24.82 £24.71 £30.75
Median % change year-on-year +0.47% -19.66% -0.81%
75th Percentile £47.81 £45.63 £50.94
90th Percentile £64.65 £62.34 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £24.71 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.27% -17.63% -7.69%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in England.

Daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in England.

Hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 17 June 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 June 2021. 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 -90 56 £425 -5.56% 11
Midlands +17 44 £450 +8.43% 9
West Midlands +8 37 £460 +9.52% 8
South East +2 34 £456 +1.39% 1
East of England +3 8 £205 -50.30%
South West +19 6 £350 -13.79% 2
East Midlands +8 6 £400 - 1
North of England -1 6 £444 -13.20% 9
North West -10 3 £338 -48.08% 7
North East - 3 £450 -
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 93 (57.41%) Business Intelligence
2 76 (46.91%) SQL
3 58 (35.80%) SAP
3 58 (35.80%) Data Modelling
4 55 (33.95%) Oracle
5 44 (27.16%) Analytics
6 42 (25.93%) Social Skills
6 42 (25.93%) ETL
7 40 (24.69%) Power Platform
7 40 (24.69%) Power BI
8 37 (22.84%) Finance
9 36 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (21.60%) Informatica
10 35 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (20.37%) Unix
12 32 (19.75%) Java
13 27 (16.67%) PL/SQL
13 27 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 25 (15.43%) JIRA
15 23 (14.20%) Configuration Management
15 23 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (14.20%) Ansible
15 23 (14.20%) Confluence
16 22 (13.58%) Migration
17 20 (12.35%) Problem Management
17 20 (12.35%) SAP BW
17 20 (12.35%) Azure
17 20 (12.35%) AWS
18 19 (11.73%) Git (software)

BusinessObjects
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 23 (14.20%) Confluence
2 13 (8.02%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.79%) SAS
4 6 (3.70%) SAP Portal
5 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.85%) Apache
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.09%) SPSS
4 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) iTrent
1 6 (3.70%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (3.09%) HFM
3 4 (2.47%) SAP MDG
4 3 (1.85%) Cerner Millennium
4 3 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.23%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.62%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.62%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.62%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.69%) Power Platform
2 20 (12.35%) AWS
2 20 (12.35%) Azure
3 10 (6.17%) GCP
4 7 (4.32%) Tricentis Tosca
5 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.85%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (1.23%) GitHub
9 2 (1.23%) Google Data Studio
9 2 (1.23%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.62%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (0.62%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.62%) SaaS
10 1 (0.62%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) Firewall
2 3 (1.85%) Network Security
3 2 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.69%) Power BI
2 36 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (12.35%) SAP BW
4 17 (10.49%) SAP HANA
5 16 (9.88%) MySQL
5 16 (9.88%) Tableau
6 15 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (8.02%) Amazon Redshift
8 13 (8.02%) Pentaho
8 13 (8.02%) Qlik Sense
8 13 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (7.41%) Hadoop
9 12 (7.41%) QlikView
10 10 (6.17%) Apache Hive
10 10 (6.17%) Big Data
11 9 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.56%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 25 (15.43%) JIRA
3 19 (11.73%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.64%) Maven
5 8 (4.94%) Bitbucket
5 8 (4.94%) GitLab
6 2 (1.23%) ProC
7 1 (0.62%) ERwin
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (25.93%) Social Skills
2 37 (22.84%) Finance
3 19 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.73%) Public Sector
4 11 (6.79%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (4.32%) Automotive
6 6 (3.70%) Retail
7 5 (3.09%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.47%) Billing
8 4 (2.47%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.23%) Banking
9 2 (1.23%) Law
9 2 (1.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.62%) Back Office
10 1 (0.62%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (30.86%) Developer
2 31 (19.14%) Analyst
3 15 (9.26%) Architect
4 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (6.79%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Consultant
6 10 (6.17%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
7 9 (5.56%) SAP Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.70%) ABAP Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 6 (3.70%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 6 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.09%) Business Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.49%) JSON
2 15 (9.26%) J2EE
3 14 (8.64%) Spring
4 13 (8.02%) Apache Camel
4 13 (8.02%) RabbitMQ
4 13 (8.02%) Spring Boot
5 10 (6.17%) XML
6 8 (4.94%) SOAP
7 7 (4.32%) REST
7 7 (4.32%) Web Dynpro
8 4 (2.47%) Middleware
9 3 (1.85%) DOM
9 3 (1.85%) React
9 3 (1.85%) Redux
9 3 (1.85%) SAP Basis
9 3 (1.85%) Web Services
10 2 (1.23%) D3.js
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.79%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.09%) NHS
3 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.62%) Derivative
4 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.62%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.37%) Unix
2 17 (10.49%) Linux
3 5 (3.09%) Windows
4 4 (2.47%) AIX
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (57.41%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (35.80%) Data Modelling
3 44 (27.16%) Analytics
4 42 (25.93%) ETL
5 35 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (14.20%) Configuration Management
7 23 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (13.58%) Migration
9 20 (12.35%) Problem Management
10 18 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 17 (10.49%) Test Strategy
12 16 (9.88%) OO
13 15 (9.26%) Microservices
14 14 (8.64%) RUP
14 14 (8.64%) Software Engineering
15 13 (8.02%) Data Analytics
16 12 (7.41%) Project Delivery
17 11 (6.79%) Data Governance
17 11 (6.79%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.91%) SQL
2 32 (19.75%) Java
3 27 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 17 (10.49%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.26%) Python
6 14 (8.64%) Java 8
7 10 (6.17%) ABAP
8 8 (4.94%) C
8 8 (4.94%) HiveQL
9 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.09%) R
11 4 (2.47%) C#
11 4 (2.47%) VBA
12 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.85%) Scala
13 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.62%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 3 (1.85%) PMO
3 3 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.62%) NEBOSH
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (14.20%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.23%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (1.23%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) SAP
2 55 (33.95%) Oracle
3 35 (21.60%) Informatica
4 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.49%) webMethods
5 13 (8.02%) BEA
5 13 (8.02%) WSO2
6 11 (6.79%) Talend
7 8 (4.94%) IBM
8 6 (3.70%) Adobe
9 5 (3.09%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.47%) Alteryx
10 4 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.85%) Cerner
11 3 (1.85%) Databricks
11 3 (1.85%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.85%) Workday
12 2 (1.23%) Baan
12 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.23%) Remedy