Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 469 429 372
Rank change year-on-year -40 -57 -62
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 320 534 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.96% 2.49% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 336 379
England median daily rate £463 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -3.95% +10.63%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £303
90th Percentile £599 £570 £615
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £438
% change year-on-year +6.19% -3.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 9
England median hourly rate £29.96 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.40% +84.21% +3.40%
10th Percentile £14.76 £17.00 £15.42
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.05 £27.95
UK median hourly rate £29.96 £35.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.40% +84.21% +20.63%

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 16,362 21,475 20,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.52% 22.60% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,170 15,094 14,421
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £313
90th Percentile £669 £649 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 222 265
England median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +4.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.99 £14.00 £14.37
90th Percentile £72.50 £57.48 £56.29
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.23
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.07% +10.82%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -4 134 £480 +6.67% 16
South East +33 91 £400 +1.59% 10
North of England +5 34 £500 +28.21% 10
Midlands +19 28 £400 +14.29% 9
North West +6 22 £500 +33.33% 4
West Midlands +13 21 £330 +3.13% 8
Yorkshire +20 11 £475 +5.56% 4
East of England -7 10 £500 +21.95% 3
South West -29 10 £365 -16.57% 3
East Midlands +25 7 £583 +37.06% 1
North East +13 1 £588 +21.76% 2
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 171 (53.44%) Business Intelligence
2 145 (45.31%) SQL
3 143 (44.69%) SAP
4 98 (30.63%) Oracle
4 98 (30.63%) Finance
5 91 (28.44%) Data Warehouse
6 80 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (23.13%) ETL
8 68 (21.25%) Data Modelling
9 62 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 58 (18.13%) Power BI
10 58 (18.13%) Power Platform
11 54 (16.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 54 (16.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 53 (16.56%) Tableau
13 50 (15.63%) SAP HANA
14 49 (15.31%) Microsoft
14 49 (15.31%) SAP BW
15 48 (15.00%) Analytics
16 45 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 42 (13.13%) PL/SQL
18 40 (12.50%) Migration
19 35 (10.94%) Java
20 34 (10.63%) Public Sector
21 33 (10.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
22 31 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 31 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
23 30 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
23 30 (9.38%) Problem-Solving

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 24 (7.50%) SAS
2 23 (7.19%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.06%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.75%) Confluence
5 6 (1.88%) WebLogic Integration
6 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.94%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.31%) Apache
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.31%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (16.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.44%) Open Workbench
5 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.56%) SPSS
7 4 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (6.56%) SAP ERP
2 10 (3.13%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (2.19%) Oracle AML
5 7 (2.19%) SAP BPC
6 6 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.88%) SAP FI
6 6 (1.88%) SAP FI-CA
6 6 (1.88%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.94%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.94%) SAP IBP
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.63%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 58 (18.13%) Power Platform
2 13 (4.06%) AWS
2 13 (4.06%) Azure
3 6 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.56%) GCP
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.94%) Apigee
5 3 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.94%) AWS Step Functions
5 3 (0.94%) SaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Serverless
6 2 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.31%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.94%) GPRS
1 3 (0.94%) GSM
1 3 (0.94%) UMTS
2 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.31%) SAN
2 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (28.44%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (19.38%) SQL Server
3 58 (18.13%) Power BI
4 54 (16.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 50 (15.63%) SAP HANA
6 49 (15.31%) SAP BW
7 42 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (10.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 31 (9.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
11 28 (8.75%) Oracle Database
12 27 (8.44%) Relational Database
13 26 (8.13%) QlikView
14 22 (6.88%) Oracle Database 12c
15 21 (6.56%) Hadoop
15 21 (6.56%) RDBMS
16 18 (5.63%) Qlik Sense
16 18 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (5.31%) Lumira
18 16 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (8.13%) JIRA
2 18 (5.63%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.00%) Toad
4 13 (4.06%) Selenium
5 11 (3.44%) Ant
5 11 (3.44%) Artifactory
5 11 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.44%) JUnit
5 11 (3.44%) Maven
5 11 (3.44%) Subversion
6 10 (3.13%) ERwin
7 6 (1.88%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.94%) CA Gen
10 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.63%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.63%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (30.63%) Finance
2 34 (10.63%) Public Sector
3 20 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.31%) Banking
5 14 (4.38%) Retail
6 12 (3.75%) General Ledger
7 9 (2.81%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.50%) Marketing
9 6 (1.88%) Front Office
9 6 (1.88%) Local Government
10 5 (1.56%) Publishing
11 4 (1.25%) Automotive
12 3 (0.94%) Billing
12 3 (0.94%) Legal
13 2 (0.63%) International Banking
13 2 (0.63%) Law
13 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.63%) Police
14 1 (0.31%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 95 (29.69%) Developer
2 84 (26.25%) Analyst
3 42 (13.13%) Consultant
4 35 (10.94%) SAP Consultant
5 29 (9.06%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 23 (7.19%) Data Analyst
6 23 (7.19%) SAP Developer
7 20 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 18 (5.63%) Architect
9 16 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
10 14 (4.38%) SAP BW Developer
10 14 (4.38%) SQL Developer
11 13 (4.06%) Business Analyst
11 13 (4.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 13 (4.06%) Data Architect
12 11 (3.44%) Business Developer
12 11 (3.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 11 (3.44%) SAP BW Consultant
13 9 (2.81%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (2.81%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.00%) .NET
1 16 (5.00%) SAP XI
2 15 (4.69%) J2EE
3 14 (4.38%) JSP
4 11 (3.44%) JDBC
4 11 (3.44%) Struts
5 7 (2.19%) Hibernate
5 7 (2.19%) Spring
5 7 (2.19%) XML
6 6 (1.88%) Middleware
6 6 (1.88%) MSMQ
7 5 (1.56%) HTML
7 5 (1.56%) Web Services
7 5 (1.56%) XSLT
8 4 (1.25%) REST
8 4 (1.25%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (0.94%) ODBC
9 3 (0.94%) SAPUI5
10 2 (0.63%) Kafka
10 2 (0.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.19%) Data Structures
3 19 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.50%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.19%) Reinsurance
5 7 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.25%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.94%) Acoustics
7 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.94%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.63%) Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.63%) NHS
8 2 (0.63%) Robotics
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) PMI
9 1 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.81%) Unix
2 22 (6.88%) Linux
3 12 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.13%) Windows
5 5 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (53.44%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.13%) ETL
4 68 (21.25%) Data Modelling
5 48 (15.00%) Analytics
6 40 (12.50%) Migration
7 31 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (8.75%) ERP
10 25 (7.81%) Project Management
11 24 (7.50%) CRM
11 24 (7.50%) Visualisation
12 23 (7.19%) Change Management
12 23 (7.19%) Data Migration
13 21 (6.56%) Data Integration
14 20 (6.25%) Data Analysis
14 20 (6.25%) Problem Management
15 19 (5.94%) Waterfall
16 18 (5.63%) Budgeting and Forecasting
16 18 (5.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 145 (45.31%) SQL
2 42 (13.13%) PL/SQL
3 35 (10.94%) Java
4 26 (8.13%) ABAP
5 17 (5.31%) Shell Script
6 16 (5.00%) VB
7 13 (4.06%) Python
8 11 (3.44%) VBA
9 10 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.81%) C#
11 8 (2.50%) R
12 5 (1.56%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.25%) C++
14 3 (0.94%) Perl
15 1 (0.31%) PHP
15 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.31%) Ruby
15 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.31%) ISEB
4 10 (3.13%) CCA
5 7 (2.19%) Degree
6 3 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) APMP
8 1 (0.31%) CIMA
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 19 (5.94%) PMO
3 8 (2.50%) QA
4 6 (1.88%) SLA
5 4 (1.25%) GDPR
6 2 (0.63%) IFRS
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.31%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.31%) HDFS
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.31%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 143 (44.69%) SAP
2 98 (30.63%) Oracle
3 53 (16.56%) Tableau
4 49 (15.31%) Microsoft
5 27 (8.44%) Informatica
6 19 (5.94%) Cognos
6 19 (5.94%) Teradata
7 16 (5.00%) webMethods
8 13 (4.06%) Google
9 11 (3.44%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.13%) Niku
11 9 (2.81%) Hyperion
11 9 (2.81%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (2.50%) DataFlux
13 7 (2.19%) IBM
14 6 (1.88%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.88%) BEA
14 6 (1.88%) CODA
15 5 (1.56%) Adobe
15 5 (1.56%) Ariba