Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 326 314
Rank change year-on-year -59 -12 -90
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 581 649 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.74% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.69% 3.25% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 379 518
England median daily rate £425 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £293 £312 £263
90th Percentile £571 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 23
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.24 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.36% +48.28% -33.33%
10th Percentile £20.00 £15.48 £11.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.53 £20.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.24 £15.00
% change year-on-year +57.36% +48.28% -33.33%

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 21,604 19,965 22,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 22.62% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,226 13,427 15,231
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £286
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 333
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.07%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.18 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £49.90
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +4.34%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor 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 August 2018. 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 -52 245 £444 -6.63% 41
South East -6 119 £425 +12.96% 23
North of England -37 86 £395 -13.38% 19
North West -10 47 £376 -30.80% 8
Midlands -17 45 £410 -3.53% 9
East of England +3 44 £400 +10.34% 8
South West -12 38 £410 +7.54% 5
West Midlands -24 34 £363 -14.71% 5
Yorkshire -19 30 £400 -27.27% 11
North East -34 10 £465 -14.48%
East Midlands -9 9 £416 +25.19% 4
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 283 (48.71%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (46.99%) SAP
3 254 (43.72%) SQL
4 177 (30.46%) Finance
5 126 (21.69%) Oracle
6 125 (21.51%) Data Modelling
7 119 (20.48%) Analytics
8 116 (19.97%) ETL
9 113 (19.45%) Data Warehouse
10 106 (18.24%) Tableau
11 103 (17.73%) SQL Server
12 94 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
13 86 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
14 84 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
15 71 (12.22%) Power BI
15 71 (12.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 70 (12.05%) SAP BW
17 69 (11.88%) SAP Data Services
18 67 (11.53%) Microsoft
19 66 (11.36%) Informatica
20 64 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
21 61 (10.50%) Visualisation
22 58 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
23 56 (9.64%) Project Management
23 56 (9.64%) Unix
24 50 (8.61%) Data Quality
25 49 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 49 (8.43%) PL/SQL
26 48 (8.26%) Data Analysis
27 47 (8.09%) SAP HANA

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 27 (4.65%) SAS
1 27 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 25 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.10%) Confluence
4 11 (1.89%) IIS
5 9 (1.55%) Apache
5 9 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.03%) FileNet
8 6 (1.03%) JBoss
8 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.69%) PowerExchange
10 3 (0.52%) Documentum
10 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.52%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 94 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.24%) Open Workbench
4 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (4.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (4.13%) SAP PSCD
3 23 (3.96%) SAP ERP
4 17 (2.93%) SAP BPC
5 13 (2.24%) SAP FI
6 11 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (1.38%) SAP CO
8 8 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (1.38%) SAP HR
9 7 (1.20%) Workday HCM
10 6 (1.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 6 (1.03%) iTrent
10 6 (1.03%) SAP GRC
10 6 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.86%) SAP FI-CA
11 5 (0.86%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.69%) ResourceLink
12 4 (0.69%) SAP MM
13 3 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.86%) Office 365
3 5 (0.86%) SaaS
4 4 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.34%) Boomi
6 2 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (0.34%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.34%) Slack
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.61%) SMS
2 8 (1.38%) SAN
3 6 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.03%) Network Security
3 6 (1.03%) SSL
4 3 (0.52%) CTI
4 3 (0.52%) Firewall
4 3 (0.52%) PBX
5 2 (0.34%) 3G
5 2 (0.34%) 4G
5 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.17%) 5G
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.45%) Data Warehouse
2 103 (17.73%) SQL Server
3 71 (12.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 71 (12.22%) Power BI
4 70 (12.05%) SAP BW
5 69 (11.88%) SAP Data Services
6 49 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (8.09%) Big Data
7 47 (8.09%) SAP HANA
8 37 (6.37%) QlikView
9 36 (6.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 36 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (5.68%) Lumira
11 31 (5.34%) Hadoop
12 26 (4.48%) Relational Database
13 23 (3.96%) Data Lake
14 22 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (3.61%) Oracle Database
16 19 (3.27%) Crystal Reports
16 19 (3.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (4.13%) JIRA
2 17 (2.93%) CA Gen
3 13 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.72%) ERwin
6 9 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.03%) Maven
9 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.69%) LSMW
9 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.52%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.34%) Ant
11 2 (0.34%) Checkstyle
11 2 (0.34%) Subversion
11 2 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 177 (30.46%) Finance
2 36 (6.20%) Banking
3 33 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.27%) General Ledger
4 19 (3.27%) Retail
5 18 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.72%) Marketing
8 9 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.38%) Publishing
10 5 (0.86%) Back Office
10 5 (0.86%) Legal
11 4 (0.69%) Advertising
12 3 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 163 (28.06%) Developer
2 142 (24.44%) Analyst
3 88 (15.15%) Consultant
4 59 (10.15%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 59 (10.15%) SAP Consultant
5 55 (9.47%) Data Analyst
6 42 (7.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 41 (7.06%) Business Developer
8 40 (6.88%) Architect
9 33 (5.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 28 (4.82%) SAP Developer
11 27 (4.65%) ETL Developer
12 22 (3.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
13 19 (3.27%) Business Analyst
14 18 (3.10%) Data Architect
15 17 (2.93%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.93%) SQL Developer
16 16 (2.75%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
16 16 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
17 13 (2.24%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.02%) J2EE
2 26 (4.48%) XML
3 22 (3.79%) .NET
4 21 (3.61%) SAP XI
5 10 (1.72%) HTML
5 10 (1.72%) JSON
5 10 (1.72%) Middleware
5 10 (1.72%) Web Services
6 8 (1.38%) LDAP
7 7 (1.20%) jQuery
7 7 (1.20%) Software Packaging
8 6 (1.03%) Spring
8 6 (1.03%) WCF
8 6 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.03%) XSLT
9 5 (0.86%) REST
10 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.69%) Entity Framework
11 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 3 (0.52%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.27%) Data Structures
3 19 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.24%) FMCG
5 12 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.38%) Clustering
6 8 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.20%) Replication
8 6 (1.03%) DataPower
8 6 (1.03%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.69%) Blog
9 4 (0.69%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.64%) Unix
2 18 (3.10%) Linux
3 14 (2.41%) Windows
4 8 (1.38%) Solaris
5 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.86%) AIX
7 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.69%) VME
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (48.71%) Business Intelligence
2 125 (21.51%) Data Modelling
3 119 (20.48%) Analytics
4 116 (19.97%) ETL
5 86 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (10.50%) Visualisation
8 58 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (9.64%) Project Management
10 48 (8.26%) Data Analysis
11 46 (7.92%) CRM
12 42 (7.23%) Migration
13 37 (6.37%) Configuration Management
13 37 (6.37%) Process Improvement
14 36 (6.20%) Data Visualisation
14 36 (6.20%) ERP
14 36 (6.20%) OO
14 36 (6.20%) Waterfall
15 31 (5.34%) Master Data Management
16 30 (5.16%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 254 (43.72%) SQL
2 49 (8.43%) PL/SQL
3 42 (7.23%) Java
4 29 (4.99%) Shell Script
5 27 (4.65%) Perl
6 18 (3.10%) JavaScript
7 17 (2.93%) ABAP
7 17 (2.93%) VBA
8 15 (2.58%) C#
8 15 (2.58%) Python
9 10 (1.72%) C++
9 10 (1.72%) VB
10 9 (1.55%) R
11 8 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.69%) COBOL
13 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.34%) Java 8
14 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.34%) XPath
14 2 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.13%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.44%) CCA
4 18 (3.10%) Degree
5 12 (2.07%) ISEB
6 6 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.61%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.10%) PMO
3 16 (2.75%) QA
4 15 (2.58%) CDISC
5 5 (0.86%) IFRS
6 4 (0.69%) GDPR
6 4 (0.69%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.69%) SLA
7 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.52%) Docker
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (1.72%) Puppet
2 8 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.03%) Forum Sentry
3 6 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.69%) Ansible
4 4 (0.69%) Terraform
5 3 (0.52%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.34%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) Consul
7 1 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Graphite
7 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.17%) Nessus
7 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 273 (46.99%) SAP
2 126 (21.69%) Oracle
3 106 (18.24%) Tableau
4 67 (11.53%) Microsoft
5 66 (11.36%) Informatica
6 39 (6.71%) Cognos
6 39 (6.71%) webMethods
7 20 (3.44%) BEA
7 20 (3.44%) IBM
8 17 (2.93%) Pega
9 13 (2.24%) Workday
10 12 (2.07%) Cloudera
11 11 (1.89%) Teradata
12 10 (1.72%) Google
12 10 (1.72%) Remedy
13 9 (1.55%) Adobe
13 9 (1.55%) HP
13 9 (1.55%) VMware
14 8 (1.38%) CA
15 7 (1.20%) Sun