Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 551 395 488
Rank change year-on-year -156 +93 -51
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 217 156 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 2.10% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 102 167
10th Percentile £265 £253 £313
25th Percentile £363 £353 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%
75th Percentile £540 £525 £538
90th Percentile £600 £590 £585
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.18% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
10th Percentile £12.81 £13.55 £14.66
25th Percentile £15.01 £13.63 £14.76
Median hourly rate £23.12 £26.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.10% +8.33% -1.80%
75th Percentile £32.50 £58.75 £29.96
90th Percentile - - £31.16
UK median hourly rate £23.12 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -9.35% +6.25% -8.57%

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 14,649 7,422 14,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.97% 21.59% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,618 5,189 9,723
10th Percentile £363 £310 £320
25th Percentile £431 £395 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -1.04%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 140 197
10th Percentile £17.51 £13.49 £13.05
25th Percentile £24.50 £19.19 £17.83
Median hourly rate £43.85 £26.00 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +68.65% -1.89% -7.02%
75th Percentile £62.04 £50.28 £43.75
90th Percentile £72.35 £62.00 £56.30
UK median hourly rate £43.95 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +65.85% +1.92% -2.44%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in England.

Daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in England.

Hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in England

BusinessObjects
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing BusinessObjects in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -140 103 £463 +10.45% 22
Midlands -53 39 £495 +32.00% 10
West Midlands -42 37 £495 +32.00% 6
South East -57 34 £413 -5.71% 4
North of England -58 18 £444 +4.41% 11
Yorkshire -36 9 £425 +30.77% 6
North West -47 7 £494 +31.67% 4
East of England -41 6 £495 +98.00% 2
South West -57 3 £575 +43.75%
North East -13 2 £590 +36.81% 1
East Midlands -32 2 £425 - 4
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 142 (65.44%) SQL
2 134 (61.75%) Business Intelligence
3 101 (46.54%) Oracle
4 87 (40.09%) SAP
5 69 (31.80%) ETL
6 67 (30.88%) Analytics
7 65 (29.95%) Data Modelling
7 65 (29.95%) Social Skills
8 60 (27.65%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (26.27%) SQL Server
11 56 (25.81%) Finance
11 56 (25.81%) Power Platform
12 55 (25.35%) Power BI
13 46 (21.20%) Java
14 44 (20.28%) Migration
15 40 (18.43%) Microsoft
16 37 (17.05%) Unix
16 37 (17.05%) Tableau
17 35 (16.13%) PL/SQL
17 35 (16.13%) J2EE
18 34 (15.67%) Linux
18 34 (15.67%) Configuration Management
18 34 (15.67%) Azure
19 33 (15.21%) SAP Data Services
19 33 (15.21%) Informatica
20 32 (14.75%) Shell Script
21 31 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
22 30 (13.82%) JIRA
23 29 (13.36%) Git (software)

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 20 (9.22%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.37%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.53%) Confluence
4 7 (3.23%) SAS
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.38%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.92%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (11.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) SPSS
5 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.99%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (5.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.61%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (3.23%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.84%) ContrOCC
5 2 (0.92%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.92%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.92%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.46%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.46%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.46%) iTrent
6 1 (0.46%) Maximo
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.46%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.46%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.81%) Power Platform
2 34 (15.67%) Azure
3 19 (8.76%) AWS
4 13 (5.99%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (2.30%) GCP
7 4 (1.84%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.84%) SaaS
8 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.38%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (1.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 3 (1.38%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.92%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.92%) IaaS
9 2 (0.92%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (0.92%) npm
9 2 (0.92%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.92%) Power Automate
9 2 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) Firewall
2 2 (0.92%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.92%) Network Security
2 2 (0.92%) VoIP
3 1 (0.46%) NAS
3 1 (0.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.65%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (26.27%) SQL Server
3 55 (25.35%) Power BI
4 37 (17.05%) Tableau
5 33 (15.21%) SAP Data Services
6 31 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 28 (12.90%) Oracle Database
8 15 (6.91%) DataStage
8 15 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (6.91%) SAP BW
8 15 (6.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (6.45%) Lumira
9 14 (6.45%) QlikView
9 14 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 14 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (5.07%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (4.15%) Data Mining
12 9 (4.15%) SAP HANA
13 8 (3.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (13.82%) JIRA
2 29 (13.36%) Git (software)
3 25 (11.52%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.76%) Maven
5 4 (1.84%) Selenium
6 3 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.38%) GitLab
7 2 (0.92%) Babel
7 2 (0.92%) CA Gen
7 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.92%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.92%) LSMW
7 2 (0.92%) Protractor
7 2 (0.92%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.92%) webpack
8 1 (0.46%) ERwin
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.46%) Zephyr
General
1 65 (29.95%) Social Skills
2 56 (25.81%) Finance
3 27 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (12.44%) Public Sector
4 16 (7.37%) Presentation Skills
5 12 (5.53%) Marketing
6 9 (4.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.23%) Banking
7 7 (3.23%) General Ledger
7 7 (3.23%) Legal
8 6 (2.76%) Local Government
9 5 (2.30%) Retail
10 4 (1.84%) Automotive
11 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.92%) Law
13 1 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (37.79%) Developer
2 57 (26.27%) Analyst
3 25 (11.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 22 (10.14%) Consultant
5 21 (9.68%) Data Analyst
5 21 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.76%) Architect
7 14 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
8 13 (5.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (5.53%) Analyst Developer
9 12 (5.53%) Data Engineer
10 9 (4.15%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.15%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 8 (3.69%) CRM Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 7 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
12 7 (3.23%) ETL Analyst
12 7 (3.23%) ETL Developer
12 7 (3.23%) SAP Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.13%) J2EE
2 21 (9.68%) JSON
2 21 (9.68%) Spring
2 21 (9.68%) Spring Boot
3 19 (8.76%) Apache Camel
3 19 (8.76%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (7.83%) .NET
5 6 (2.76%) React
5 6 (2.76%) XML
6 5 (2.30%) REST
6 5 (2.30%) Web Services
7 4 (1.84%) CSS
8 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.38%) HTML
9 2 (0.92%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (0.92%) IDoc
9 2 (0.92%) JWT
9 2 (0.92%) Redux
9 2 (0.92%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.61%) NHS
3 6 (2.76%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.84%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.84%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (1.84%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.92%) Robotics
8 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
8 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.05%) Unix
2 34 (15.67%) Linux
3 13 (5.99%) Windows
4 7 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (61.75%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (31.80%) ETL
3 67 (30.88%) Analytics
4 65 (29.95%) Data Modelling
5 59 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (20.28%) Migration
7 34 (15.67%) Configuration Management
8 27 (12.44%) Visualisation
9 25 (11.52%) CI/CD
9 25 (11.52%) Problem Management
9 25 (11.52%) Test Strategy
10 24 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (10.60%) Data Migration
11 23 (10.60%) Process Improvement
12 22 (10.14%) CRM
12 22 (10.14%) OO
12 22 (10.14%) RUP
13 20 (9.22%) DevOps
13 20 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (8.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 142 (65.44%) SQL
2 46 (21.20%) Java
3 35 (16.13%) PL/SQL
4 32 (14.75%) Shell Script
5 21 (9.68%) Java 8
6 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
7 15 (6.91%) C#
8 13 (5.99%) Python
9 12 (5.53%) ABAP
9 12 (5.53%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.23%) Bash
10 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.84%) R
11 4 (1.84%) VBA
12 2 (0.92%) C
12 2 (0.92%) COBOL
12 2 (0.92%) Perl
13 1 (0.46%) Ada
13 1 (0.46%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.15%) Degree
2 9 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.23%) CCA
4 2 (0.92%) ISEB
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ACCA
5 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) CBAP
5 1 (0.46%) CIMA
5 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.46%) MRICS
5 1 (0.46%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.69%) QA
3 6 (2.76%) PMO
4 2 (0.92%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.46%) Section 508
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.30%) HDFS
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (10.60%) Ansible
2 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (46.54%) Oracle
2 87 (40.09%) SAP
3 40 (18.43%) Microsoft
4 33 (15.21%) Informatica
5 20 (9.22%) BEA
6 19 (8.76%) webMethods
6 19 (8.76%) WSO2
7 15 (6.91%) IBM
8 6 (2.76%) Northgate
9 4 (1.84%) Cognos
9 4 (1.84%) NEC
10 3 (1.38%) Civica
10 3 (1.38%) Databricks
11 2 (0.92%) Apple
11 2 (0.92%) Liquidlogic
11 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.92%) Pega
11 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.92%) Talend
12 1 (0.46%) Sun