Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 432 379 329
Rank change year-on-year -53 -50 -38
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 433 594 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 2.74% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 344 384
England median daily rate £438 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% -6.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £291 £300
90th Percentile £619 £563 £598
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% -6.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 10
England median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £23.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.57% +48.98% +56.62%
10th Percentile £11.85 £21.50 £15.48
90th Percentile £45.29 £42.25 £29.65
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £23.49
% change year-on-year -48.57% +48.98% +56.62%

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 19,037 21,691 19,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.41% 22.82% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,199 15,280 13,256
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 235 242
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.02% +4.60%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.37 £10.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £54.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +8.77%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -60 138 £460 +5.14% 28
South East +10 109 £379 -10.88% 17
Midlands +30 51 £363 -7.05% 13
West Midlands +20 45 £363 -4.61% 8
North of England -10 45 £504 +26.06% 18
East of England +15 44 £450 +16.13% 16
North West 0 35 £525 +50.00% 12
South West -42 25 £400 - 8
Yorkshire +5 9 £463 +10.78% 6
East Midlands +16 6 £417 +2.33% 5
North East +9 1 £588 +26.34%
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 222 (51.27%) Business Intelligence
2 168 (38.80%) SQL
3 164 (37.88%) SAP
4 122 (28.18%) Oracle
5 114 (26.33%) Finance
6 100 (23.09%) Power BI
6 100 (23.09%) Power Platform
7 98 (22.63%) ETL
8 95 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (20.32%) Data Warehouse
10 87 (20.09%) Tableau
11 82 (18.94%) Analytics
12 75 (17.32%) Microsoft Excel
13 72 (16.63%) Data Modelling
14 67 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
15 66 (15.24%) Visualisation
16 62 (14.32%) SAP BW
17 60 (13.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 57 (13.16%) SQL Server
19 55 (12.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
20 51 (11.78%) Microsoft
21 48 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 45 (10.39%) Unix
23 44 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
24 43 (9.93%) SAP HANA
25 42 (9.70%) PL/SQL
26 40 (9.24%) QlikView
27 38 (8.78%) SAP Data Services
27 38 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
27 38 (8.78%) CRM

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 (6.24%) SAS
1 27 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.39%) Confluence
3 9 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.69%) CMS
4 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.46%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.46%) nginx
5 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 75 (17.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (8.78%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (8.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.77%) Open Workbench
5 8 (1.85%) SPSS
6 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.46%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (3.23%) SAP ERP
2 11 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.31%) SAP BPC
4 8 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (1.39%) SAP HR
5 6 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.15%) Northgate Housing
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.15%) SAP FI
6 5 (1.15%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.92%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.92%) iTrent
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.92%) SAP FI-CA
8 3 (0.69%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.69%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 100 (23.09%) Power Platform
2 26 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.54%) SaaS
5 8 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.69%) Apigee
6 3 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.23%) Boomi
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.69%) GPRS
1 3 (0.69%) GSM
1 3 (0.69%) Internet
1 3 (0.69%) UMTS
2 2 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.23%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (23.09%) Power BI
2 88 (20.32%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (14.32%) SAP BW
4 60 (13.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 57 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 55 (12.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 43 (9.93%) SAP HANA
8 40 (9.24%) QlikView
9 38 (8.78%) SAP Data Services
10 34 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (7.62%) Oracle Database
12 28 (6.47%) Big Data
12 28 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (5.54%) MySQL
15 23 (5.31%) Pentaho
16 22 (5.08%) Qlik Sense
17 20 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (4.39%) Oracle Database 12c
19 18 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (8.31%) JIRA
2 8 (1.85%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.85%) ERwin
3 7 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.39%) PVCS
5 4 (0.92%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.92%) Toad
6 3 (0.69%) JMeter
6 3 (0.69%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.69%) Selenium
6 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.46%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.46%) LSMW
7 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.23%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.23%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) NUnit
8 1 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
General
1 114 (26.33%) Finance
2 27 (6.24%) Retail
3 21 (4.85%) Banking
4 18 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.08%) Publishing
6 8 (1.85%) General Ledger
6 8 (1.85%) Marketing
7 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.15%) Legal
8 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.69%) Front Office
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (28.64%) Developer
2 103 (23.79%) Analyst
3 43 (9.93%) Consultant
4 42 (9.70%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 39 (9.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 37 (8.55%) Data Analyst
7 33 (7.62%) SAP Consultant
8 25 (5.77%) Business Developer
9 24 (5.54%) Architect
9 24 (5.54%) SAP Developer
10 23 (5.31%) PMO Analyst
11 20 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 17 (3.93%) SQL Developer
13 16 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 15 (3.46%) Administrator
14 15 (3.46%) SAP Manager
15 14 (3.23%) Data Scientist
15 14 (3.23%) SAP BW Consultant
16 13 (3.00%) Business Analyst
16 13 (3.00%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.93%) XML
2 15 (3.46%) J2EE
3 14 (3.23%) .NET
4 11 (2.54%) SAP XI
5 5 (1.15%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (0.92%) CSS
6 4 (0.92%) HTML
6 4 (0.92%) Spring
7 3 (0.69%) Middleware
7 3 (0.69%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.69%) REST
8 2 (0.46%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.46%) JSP
8 2 (0.46%) Kafka
8 2 (0.46%) LDAP
8 2 (0.46%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.46%) SAPUI5
8 2 (0.46%) Velocity
9 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.54%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.62%) FMCG
7 6 (1.39%) NHS
8 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.92%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.69%) Life Science
10 3 (0.69%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.46%) Replication
11 2 (0.46%) User Experience
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.39%) Unix
2 27 (6.24%) Linux
3 16 (3.70%) Windows
4 10 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.85%) Solaris
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (51.27%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (22.63%) ETL
3 95 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (18.94%) Analytics
5 72 (16.63%) Data Modelling
6 66 (15.24%) Visualisation
7 48 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (8.78%) CRM
10 36 (8.31%) Migration
10 36 (8.31%) Project Management
11 35 (8.08%) Data Analysis
12 31 (7.16%) Change Management
13 30 (6.93%) Data Science
13 30 (6.93%) Waterfall
14 28 (6.47%) Data Visualisation
14 28 (6.47%) ERP
15 27 (6.24%) Data Analytics
16 26 (6.00%) Decision-Making
16 26 (6.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 168 (38.80%) SQL
2 42 (9.70%) PL/SQL
3 28 (6.47%) Python
4 26 (6.00%) Java
5 24 (5.54%) ABAP
5 24 (5.54%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.16%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.46%) VBA
8 14 (3.23%) VB
9 12 (2.77%) R
10 7 (1.62%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.69%) C#
12 2 (0.46%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.46%) Perl
12 2 (0.46%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.23%) Java 8
13 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (7.62%) Degree
2 26 (6.00%) ISEB
3 21 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.00%) PhD
6 10 (2.31%) Master's Degree
7 7 (1.62%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.15%) CCA
9 4 (0.92%) ACCA
9 4 (0.92%) CIMA
9 4 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.46%) MCSA
11 2 (0.46%) MCSE
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.24%) Data Quality
2 25 (5.77%) PMO
3 12 (2.77%) QA
4 5 (1.15%) CDISC
5 4 (0.92%) GDPR
5 4 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) GAAP
6 1 (0.23%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) HP ALM
1 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.23%) Automic
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 164 (37.88%) SAP
2 122 (28.18%) Oracle
3 87 (20.09%) Tableau
4 51 (11.78%) Microsoft
5 33 (7.62%) Informatica
6 22 (5.08%) Cognos
7 12 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (2.54%) Niku
8 11 (2.54%) webMethods
9 10 (2.31%) Workday
10 9 (2.08%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.62%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.39%) BEA
12 6 (1.39%) Google
12 6 (1.39%) HP
13 5 (1.15%) CODA
13 5 (1.15%) IBM
13 5 (1.15%) Netezza
13 5 (1.15%) Northgate
14 4 (0.92%) Hyperion