Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 362 321
Rank change year-on-year -44 -41 -107
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 551 615 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.67% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 3.04% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 378 468
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £615 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 31
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.94% +42.97% -30.34%
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.37 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.05 £28.99 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £15.11
% change year-on-year +57.94% +46.71% -32.11%

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 21,414 20,246 22,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.73% 22.16% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,092 13,834 14,939
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £308 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 258 348
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.81 £13.68 £11.43
90th Percentile £56.02 £52.88 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.61% +5.21%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -61 228 £450 -5.26% 38
South East +4 111 £413 +10.00% 20
North of England -51 67 £414 -10.54% 21
Midlands +1 55 £338 -18.18% 6
East of England +12 47 £400 - 7
West Midlands -1 42 £320 -14.67% 6
North West -25 41 £390 -36.07% 10
South West -27 40 £425 +0.89% 4
Yorkshire -32 23 £463 -22.92% 10
East Midlands +5 9 £416 -16.75%
North East -14 4 £483 -20.90% 1
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 270 (49.00%) SAP
2 268 (48.64%) Business Intelligence
3 245 (44.46%) SQL
4 157 (28.49%) Finance
5 120 (21.78%) Oracle
6 110 (19.96%) Data Warehouse
7 109 (19.78%) ETL
8 107 (19.42%) Data Modelling
9 101 (18.33%) Tableau
10 99 (17.97%) SQL Server
11 88 (15.97%) Microsoft Excel
11 88 (15.97%) Analytics
12 84 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
13 73 (13.25%) Power BI
14 72 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
14 72 (13.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 69 (12.52%) SAP Data Services
16 67 (12.16%) SAP BW
17 66 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
18 63 (11.43%) Project Management
19 56 (10.16%) Microsoft
19 56 (10.16%) Visualisation
20 54 (9.80%) Unix
21 51 (9.26%) SAP HANA
22 47 (8.53%) Informatica
22 47 (8.53%) Data Analysis
23 46 (8.35%) CRM
23 46 (8.35%) J2EE
24 45 (8.17%) Java
25 43 (7.80%) PL/SQL

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 31 (5.63%) SAS
2 30 (5.44%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.81%) Confluence
5 20 (3.63%) IIS
6 15 (2.72%) Apache
7 9 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.91%) NetWeaver
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.73%) SAP Portal
10 3 (0.54%) Documentum
11 2 (0.36%) FileNet
11 2 (0.36%) JBoss
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.36%) PowerExchange
11 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 88 (15.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (3.09%) Open Workbench
4 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.27%) SPSS
6 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 21 (3.81%) SAP PSCD
3 18 (3.27%) SAP ERP
4 15 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (2.00%) SAP BPC
7 7 (1.27%) SAP HR
7 7 (1.27%) Workday HCM
8 6 (1.09%) SAP FI
8 6 (1.09%) SAP GRC
9 5 (0.91%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.91%) SAP PM
9 5 (0.91%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.73%) SAP MM
11 3 (0.54%) Primavera
11 3 (0.54%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.54%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.09%) Office 365
4 6 (1.09%) SaaS
5 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.18%) Slack
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.54%) SAN
2 9 (1.63%) SMS
3 3 (0.54%) 3G
3 3 (0.54%) 4G
3 3 (0.54%) CTI
3 3 (0.54%) PBX
3 3 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.36%) Firewall
4 2 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.36%) Network Security
4 2 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.18%) 5G
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.96%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (17.97%) SQL Server
3 73 (13.25%) Power BI
4 72 (13.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 69 (12.52%) SAP Data Services
6 67 (12.16%) SAP BW
7 51 (9.26%) SAP HANA
8 43 (7.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 42 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 38 (6.90%) QlikView
11 34 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 32 (5.81%) Lumira
13 30 (5.44%) Relational Database
14 29 (5.26%) Big Data
15 28 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
16 24 (4.36%) Hadoop
17 16 (2.90%) Oracle Database
18 15 (2.72%) DB2
18 15 (2.72%) MySQL
18 15 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (5.44%) JIRA
2 16 (2.90%) CA Gen
3 10 (1.81%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.27%) ERwin
5 7 (1.27%) Maven
6 5 (0.91%) Checkstyle
7 4 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.73%) LSMW
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.54%) GitLab
8 3 (0.54%) RStudio
8 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.54%) Toad
9 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.36%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.36%) Subversion
9 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 157 (28.49%) Finance
2 34 (6.17%) Banking
3 28 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.09%) General Ledger
5 16 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.18%) Marketing
7 9 (1.63%) Publishing
8 8 (1.45%) Retail
9 6 (1.09%) Billing
10 5 (0.91%) Legal
11 4 (0.73%) Law
12 3 (0.54%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
13 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 170 (30.85%) Developer
2 132 (23.96%) Analyst
3 93 (16.88%) Consultant
4 57 (10.34%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 57 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 55 (9.98%) Data Analyst
6 47 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 37 (6.72%) Business Developer
8 35 (6.35%) SAP Developer
9 31 (5.63%) Architect
10 27 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 27 (4.90%) ETL Developer
11 25 (4.54%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
11 25 (4.54%) SQL Developer
12 22 (3.99%) Project Manager
13 19 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
14 18 (3.27%) Business Analyst
15 17 (3.09%) Designer
15 17 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (2.72%) SAP BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.35%) J2EE
2 29 (5.26%) .NET
2 29 (5.26%) XML
3 20 (3.63%) SAP XI
4 16 (2.90%) Middleware
5 10 (1.81%) JSON
6 9 (1.63%) HTML
7 8 (1.45%) Spring
7 8 (1.45%) Web Services
8 7 (1.27%) XSLT
9 6 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.09%) Spring Boot
10 4 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
11 3 (0.54%) CSS
11 3 (0.54%) LDAP
11 3 (0.54%) REST
12 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (0.36%) J2SE
12 2 (0.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 15 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.54%) Clustering
5 14 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.27%) FMCG
6 7 (1.27%) Replication
7 6 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.73%) Blog
9 4 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.73%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.73%) Reinsurance
9 4 (0.73%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.80%) Unix
2 20 (3.63%) Linux
3 15 (2.72%) Solaris
4 12 (2.18%) Windows
5 8 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.91%) VME
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.54%) AIX
7 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (48.64%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (19.78%) ETL
3 107 (19.42%) Data Modelling
4 88 (15.97%) Analytics
5 72 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (11.43%) Project Management
8 56 (10.16%) Visualisation
9 47 (8.53%) Data Analysis
10 46 (8.35%) CRM
11 43 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (7.08%) Migration
13 38 (6.90%) Process Improvement
14 36 (6.53%) Configuration Management
15 35 (6.35%) ERP
15 35 (6.35%) OO
16 30 (5.44%) Data Visualisation
16 30 (5.44%) Waterfall
17 29 (5.26%) Problem Management
18 28 (5.08%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (44.46%) SQL
2 45 (8.17%) Java
3 43 (7.80%) PL/SQL
4 29 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 24 (4.36%) Perl
6 20 (3.63%) ABAP
6 20 (3.63%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.36%) VBA
9 10 (1.81%) C#
9 10 (1.81%) VB
10 9 (1.63%) Python
11 7 (1.27%) C++
12 6 (1.09%) R
13 5 (0.91%) COBOL
13 5 (0.91%) Java 8
13 5 (0.91%) PHP
14 3 (0.54%) C
14 3 (0.54%) XPath
15 2 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (4.36%) Security Cleared
2 21 (3.81%) Degree
3 18 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.09%) CCA
5 16 (2.90%) ISEB
6 11 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.99%) Data Quality
2 23 (4.17%) PMO
3 15 (2.72%) QA
4 9 (1.63%) CDISC
5 6 (1.09%) GDPR
6 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.54%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) IFRS
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (2.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.09%) Docker
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.91%) Puppet
3 4 (0.73%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.54%) Ansible
4 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.54%) Terraform
5 2 (0.36%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (0.18%) Consul
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
6 1 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 270 (49.00%) SAP
2 120 (21.78%) Oracle
3 101 (18.33%) Tableau
4 56 (10.16%) Microsoft
5 47 (8.53%) Informatica
6 39 (7.08%) webMethods
7 35 (6.35%) Cognos
8 21 (3.81%) BEA
9 16 (2.90%) IBM
9 16 (2.90%) Pega
10 15 (2.72%) VMware
11 14 (2.54%) Google
12 13 (2.36%) Workday
13 11 (2.00%) Adobe
13 11 (2.00%) Niku
14 9 (1.63%) Remedy
15 8 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
16 6 (1.09%) Cloudera
16 6 (1.09%) HP
16 6 (1.09%) Teradata