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 3 months to 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 269 218
Rank change year-on-year -40 -51  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 306 427 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.86% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.16% 3.96% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 274 338
Median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +15.20% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 8
Median hourly rate £20.36 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.73% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £11.91 £14.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.66 £20.50 £32.65
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 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 9673 10772 11887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.38% 21.78% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6387 7370 7871
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 180 173
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.70 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +9 135 £500 +17.64% 27
South East -30 52 £375 +7.14% 15
North West +22 27 £425 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire +22 25 £450 +12.50% 7
West Midlands -3 23 £435 +8.81% 6
South West +4 18 £463 +10.11% 6
East of England -5 8 £350 -22.22% 5
East Midlands -19 6 - - 2
North East +54 5 £565 +88.33% 3
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 287 (44.09%) Business Intelligence
2 280 (43.01%) SAP
3 274 (42.09%) SQL
4 168 (25.81%) Oracle
5 163 (25.04%) Finance
6 134 (20.58%) Analytics
7 131 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
9 103 (15.82%) ETL
10 100 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
11 99 (15.21%) Data Modelling
12 89 (13.67%) Migration
13 87 (13.36%) SAP BW
14 83 (12.75%) SQL Server
15 80 (12.29%) SAP HANA
16 74 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
17 72 (11.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 71 (10.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 65 (9.98%) Java
20 64 (9.83%) Unix
21 63 (9.68%) QlikView
21 63 (9.68%) Security Cleared
22 62 (9.52%) Microsoft
23 59 (9.06%) JIRA
23 59 (9.06%) Hadoop
24 58 (8.91%) Windows
25 53 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
25 53 (8.14%) Visualisation
26 52 (7.99%) SAP Data Services
26 52 (7.99%) Linux

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 43 (6.61%) WebLogic
2 39 (5.99%) SAS
3 32 (4.92%) Confluence
4 18 (2.76%) Apache Spark
5 17 (2.61%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.84%) MS Project Server
7 11 (1.69%) IIS
8 9 (1.38%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.38%) JBoss
9 8 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.61%) CMS
12 4 (0.61%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.31%) Documentum
14 2 (0.31%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 74 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.92%) SPSS
7 4 (0.61%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.31%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (2.76%) SAP ERP
2 14 (2.15%) Global One
3 13 (2.00%) SAP BPC
4 10 (1.54%) Adobe Campaign
4 10 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (1.54%) Unica
5 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.38%) SAP PSCD
6 7 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (1.08%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.61%) iTrent
8 4 (0.61%) ResourceLink
8 4 (0.61%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.61%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.69%) Trello
4 14 (2.15%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (0.61%) Office 365
5 4 (0.61%) PaaS
5 4 (0.61%) Yammer
6 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Boomi
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
7 2 (0.31%) Taleo
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.23%) Network Security
1 8 (1.23%) SSL
2 6 (0.92%) DNS
2 6 (0.92%) Firewall
2 6 (0.92%) NetScaler
2 6 (0.92%) Wireless
3 2 (0.31%) FTP
3 2 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) 2G
4 1 (0.15%) 4G
4 1 (0.15%) DSL
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) LAN
4 1 (0.15%) LDAP
4 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.15%) SMS
4 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (16.90%) Data Warehouse
2 87 (13.36%) SAP BW
3 83 (12.75%) SQL Server
4 80 (12.29%) SAP HANA
5 72 (11.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 71 (10.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 63 (9.68%) QlikView
8 59 (9.06%) Hadoop
9 52 (7.99%) SAP Data Services
10 42 (6.45%) Relational Database
10 42 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (6.30%) Big Data
12 37 (5.68%) Crystal Reports
12 37 (5.68%) Oracle Database
13 31 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
14 30 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 27 (4.15%) MongoDB
16 23 (3.53%) Lumira
17 22 (3.38%) Power BI
18 21 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (9.06%) JIRA
2 34 (5.22%) Jenkins
3 31 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 23 (3.53%) GitLab
5 9 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.61%) Subversion
7 4 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.61%) Toad
7 4 (0.61%) XMLSpy
8 3 (0.46%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.46%) NWDI
8 3 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.31%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.31%) ERwin
9 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.31%) LSMW
General
1 163 (25.04%) Finance
2 47 (7.22%) Banking
3 37 (5.68%) Retail
4 31 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.69%) Marketing
6 19 (2.92%) Front Office
7 12 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.38%) Back Office
8 9 (1.38%) Billing
8 9 (1.38%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.23%) Electronics
10 7 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.77%) Advertising
12 4 (0.61%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.61%) Publishing
13 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 178 (27.34%) Analyst
2 177 (27.19%) Developer
3 90 (13.82%) Consultant
4 80 (12.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 60 (9.22%) SAP Consultant
6 54 (8.29%) Business Developer
7 53 (8.14%) Architect
8 43 (6.61%) SAP Developer
9 42 (6.45%) Business Analyst
10 41 (6.30%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
11 40 (6.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
12 31 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 31 (4.76%) Data Analyst
12 31 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
13 29 (4.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 28 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.69%) Business Consultant
16 22 (3.38%) SQL Developer
17 21 (3.23%) Project Manager
18 17 (2.61%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.92%) JSON
2 29 (4.45%) Software Packaging
3 26 (3.99%) XML
4 25 (3.84%) Web Services
5 17 (2.61%) .NET
5 17 (2.61%) HTML
6 16 (2.46%) CSS
7 14 (2.15%) D3.js
7 14 (2.15%) REST
7 14 (2.15%) SOAP
8 13 (2.00%) SAP Basis
9 11 (1.69%) SAP XI
10 8 (1.23%) MDX
11 7 (1.08%) SAP Fiori
12 6 (0.92%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.92%) J2EE
12 6 (0.92%) Regular Expression
13 4 (0.61%) COM
13 4 (0.61%) XSD
14 3 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 100 (15.36%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.61%) Data Structures
4 13 (2.00%) PMI
5 12 (1.84%) Derivative
5 12 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.23%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.23%) FMCG
7 8 (1.23%) User Experience
8 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (0.92%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.77%) Equities
10 5 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.46%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.31%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.83%) Unix
2 58 (8.91%) Windows
3 52 (7.99%) Linux
4 49 (7.53%) Windows Server
5 36 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.92%) Solaris
8 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.77%) HPUX
10 2 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (44.09%) Business Intelligence
2 134 (20.58%) Analytics
3 131 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (15.82%) ETL
5 99 (15.21%) Data Modelling
6 89 (13.67%) Migration
7 53 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (8.14%) Visualisation
8 50 (7.68%) Project Management
9 45 (6.91%) Data Migration
9 45 (6.91%) Data Visualisation
10 43 (6.61%) Data Management
11 41 (6.30%) Machine Learning
12 37 (5.68%) CRM
13 35 (5.38%) Change Control
13 35 (5.38%) Data Analysis
13 35 (5.38%) DevOps
13 35 (5.38%) Scrum
14 32 (4.92%) Business Analysis
15 31 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 274 (42.09%) SQL
2 65 (9.98%) Java
3 36 (5.53%) VBA
4 34 (5.22%) R
5 33 (5.07%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.07%) T-SQL
6 32 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.45%) PL/SQL
8 23 (3.53%) Python
9 17 (2.61%) C#
10 13 (2.00%) VB
11 12 (1.84%) C
11 12 (1.84%) PHP
12 10 (1.54%) ABAP
13 9 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.23%) Perl
15 6 (0.92%) Scala
16 5 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 3 (0.46%) ANSI SQL
17 3 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 63 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.84%) Degree
4 17 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.38%) CCA
6 7 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.92%) ISEB
8 5 (0.77%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.77%) PMP
9 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.15%) AAT
12 1 (0.15%) ACCA
12 1 (0.15%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 15 (2.30%) QA
3 12 (1.84%) PMO
4 9 (1.38%) IFRS
4 9 (1.38%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.46%) Basel II
6 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) GCP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.08%) Apache Flume
2 7 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (4.92%) Ansible
2 31 (4.76%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (0.61%) Oozie
4 3 (0.46%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.15%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 280 (43.01%) SAP
2 168 (25.81%) Oracle
3 62 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.53%) Tableau
5 43 (6.61%) Cognos
6 42 (6.45%) Informatica
7 37 (5.68%) TIBCO
8 36 (5.53%) Red Hat
9 24 (3.69%) Atlassian
10 21 (3.23%) HP
11 15 (2.30%) Sybase
12 14 (2.15%) Teradata
12 14 (2.15%) webMethods
13 13 (2.00%) Adobe
13 13 (2.00%) Cisco
14 12 (1.84%) MicroStrategy
15 11 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (1.54%) Netezza
17 8 (1.23%) Hyperion
17 8 (1.23%) VMware
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