Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 407 394 303
Rank change year-on-year -13 -91 -88
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 513 560 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.51% 2.76% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 370 458
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.18% -5.82%
10th Percentile £286 £296 £270
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 18
England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £26.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +29.77% +22.59%
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.25 £14.19
90th Percentile £43.44 £38.75 £43.60
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £24.44
% change year-on-year -21.43% +43.21% +11.09%

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 20,448 20,260 20,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.60% 21.95% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,212 14,268 13,669
England median daily rate £484 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +9.43% +1.06%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £650 £631 £608
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 225 271
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.79% +13.85% -8.33%
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.21 £10.50
90th Percentile £56.13 £58.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £32.49 £30.95 £28.18
% change year-on-year +4.97% +9.83% -6.07%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -61 199 £425 -5.56% 42
South East -20 87 £425 +6.25% 20
Midlands +24 65 £350 -12.50% 10
North of England -6 65 £400 -11.11% 26
East of England +21 60 £430 +1.18% 8
West Midlands +27 51 £333 -15.82% 5
Yorkshire +1 32 £425 -21.66% 16
North West -6 32 £383 -33.48% 7
South West -42 32 £438 +9.38% 9
East Midlands +6 9 £400 +18.52% 5
North East -15 2 £613 +0.41% 3
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 233 (45.42%) SQL
2 226 (44.05%) Business Intelligence
3 215 (41.91%) SAP
4 128 (24.95%) Oracle
5 122 (23.78%) Finance
6 106 (20.66%) ETL
7 97 (18.91%) Data Warehouse
8 89 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (16.37%) Data Modelling
10 80 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
11 76 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
11 76 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 73 (14.23%) Tableau
13 71 (13.84%) Power BI
14 66 (12.87%) Project Management
15 62 (12.09%) Analytics
16 58 (11.31%) SAP Data Services
16 58 (11.31%) Unix
16 58 (11.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 55 (10.72%) Microsoft
18 53 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (9.94%) SAP BW
19 51 (9.94%) Java
19 51 (9.94%) JIRA
20 48 (9.36%) Data Analysis
21 43 (8.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
22 40 (7.80%) Visualisation
22 40 (7.80%) Informatica
23 39 (7.60%) SharePoint
24 38 (7.41%) SAS

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 39 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 38 (7.41%) SAS
3 29 (5.65%) Confluence
4 24 (4.68%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.73%) IIS
6 8 (1.56%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.36%) Apache
8 6 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.39%) PowerExchange
10 2 (0.39%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.19%) JBoss
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (5.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (3.31%) Open Workbench
5 13 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (1.95%) SPSS
7 7 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.19%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.19%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 10 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.95%) SAP PSCD
2 9 (1.75%) SAP BPC
2 9 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.36%) SAP MDG
4 6 (1.17%) SAP GRC
4 6 (1.17%) SAP MM
5 5 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.97%) SAP PM
6 4 (0.78%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.58%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.58%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.58%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.58%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.39%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.17%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.17%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Trello
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.56%) SAN
2 3 (0.58%) 3G
2 3 (0.58%) 4G
2 3 (0.58%) CTI
2 3 (0.58%) PBX
2 3 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.39%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) SMS
4 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.19%) 5G
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (18.91%) Data Warehouse
2 76 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 71 (13.84%) Power BI
4 58 (11.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 58 (11.31%) SAP Data Services
5 51 (9.94%) SAP BW
6 43 (8.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 38 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (6.63%) SAP HANA
9 32 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (6.04%) Crystal Reports
10 31 (6.04%) Relational Database
11 30 (5.85%) MySQL
12 29 (5.65%) Big Data
12 29 (5.65%) Oracle Database
13 23 (4.48%) QlikView
14 22 (4.29%) Hadoop
15 21 (4.09%) Pentaho
16 20 (3.90%) Lumira
17 18 (3.51%) BODI
Development Applications
1 51 (9.94%) JIRA
2 17 (3.31%) CA Gen
3 8 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.36%) Checkstyle
4 7 (1.36%) LSMW
4 7 (1.36%) Maven
5 6 (1.17%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.17%) Selenium
5 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.97%) PVCS
7 4 (0.78%) ERwin
7 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.58%) RStudio
8 3 (0.58%) Toad
9 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.39%) JMeter
9 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.39%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 122 (23.78%) Finance
2 25 (4.87%) Banking
3 22 (4.29%) Marketing
4 15 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.95%) General Ledger
6 10 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.56%) Retail
8 6 (1.17%) Billing
9 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Law
10 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (31.77%) Developer
2 145 (28.27%) Analyst
3 75 (14.62%) Consultant
4 53 (10.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 50 (9.75%) Data Analyst
6 44 (8.58%) SAP Consultant
7 38 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 36 (7.02%) Business Developer
9 33 (6.43%) SAP Developer
10 26 (5.07%) ETL Developer
11 24 (4.68%) Architect
12 23 (4.48%) Business Analyst
12 23 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
12 23 (4.48%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
13 20 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 20 (3.90%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (3.31%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
15 17 (3.31%) SQL Developer
16 15 (2.92%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.43%) J2EE
2 31 (6.04%) XML
3 20 (3.90%) .NET
4 14 (2.73%) SAP XI
5 8 (1.56%) Middleware
6 7 (1.36%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (1.36%) Spring
6 7 (1.36%) Spring Boot
7 6 (1.17%) JSON
8 5 (0.97%) Web Services
9 4 (0.78%) REST
9 4 (0.78%) SAP Basis
9 4 (0.78%) SOAP
9 4 (0.78%) XSLT
10 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.58%) HTML
10 3 (0.58%) JSP
11 2 (0.39%) BAPI
11 2 (0.39%) Kafka
11 2 (0.39%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.24%) Data Structures
3 27 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.95%) FMCG
5 9 (1.75%) Clustering
5 9 (1.75%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.56%) User Experience
7 7 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (0.97%) IVR
9 4 (0.78%) Replication
9 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.39%) Equities
11 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.31%) Unix
2 20 (3.90%) Solaris
3 19 (3.70%) Linux
4 18 (3.51%) Windows
5 10 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) VME
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (44.05%) Business Intelligence
2 106 (20.66%) ETL
3 89 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (16.37%) Data Modelling
5 66 (12.87%) Project Management
6 62 (12.09%) Analytics
7 53 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (9.36%) Data Analysis
9 40 (7.80%) Visualisation
10 38 (7.41%) Data Integration
11 37 (7.21%) CRM
12 35 (6.82%) Process Improvement
13 31 (6.04%) Waterfall
14 30 (5.85%) Configuration Management
15 29 (5.65%) Problem Management
16 28 (5.46%) Change Management
16 28 (5.46%) ERP
16 28 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (5.26%) Migration
17 27 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 233 (45.42%) SQL
2 51 (9.94%) Java
3 31 (6.04%) PL/SQL
4 27 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 21 (4.09%) ABAP
6 20 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 20 (3.90%) Perl
7 17 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.14%) R
9 10 (1.95%) Python
9 10 (1.95%) VBA
10 8 (1.56%) C#
11 7 (1.36%) Java 8
11 7 (1.36%) VB
12 5 (0.97%) PHP
13 3 (0.58%) C
13 3 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.58%) XPath
14 2 (0.39%) C++
14 2 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.07%) Degree
2 26 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.48%) ISEB
4 8 (1.56%) CCA
4 8 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.19%) ACCA
8 1 (0.19%) CIMA
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.65%) Data Quality
2 26 (5.07%) PMO
3 12 (2.34%) QA
4 5 (0.97%) CDISC
5 3 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.39%) COBIT
6 2 (0.39%) GDPR
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) IFRS
7 1 (0.19%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.19%) PSD2
7 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.36%) Docker
2 7 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.39%) Control-M
2 2 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.19%) DameWare
3 1 (0.19%) Oozie
3 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 215 (41.91%) SAP
2 128 (24.95%) Oracle
3 73 (14.23%) Tableau
4 55 (10.72%) Microsoft
5 40 (7.80%) Informatica
6 33 (6.43%) Cognos
7 29 (5.65%) webMethods
8 20 (3.90%) BEA
9 18 (3.51%) Google
10 17 (3.31%) Pega
11 13 (2.53%) Niku
12 11 (2.14%) Cloudera
13 10 (1.95%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (1.75%) IBM
14 9 (1.75%) Workday
15 8 (1.56%) VMware
16 7 (1.36%) Thunderhead
17 6 (1.17%) Adaptive Insights
17 6 (1.17%) Remedy
17 6 (1.17%) Salesforce.com