Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 304 210
Rank change year-on-year -65 -94 +8
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 604 811 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.83% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 3.67% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 498 772
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £275
90th Percentile £615 £538 £581
UK median daily rate £440 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +10.05% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 30 20
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.98% -11.27% -15.20%
10th Percentile £15.42 £13.60 £12.75
90th Percentile £27.95 £43.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £21.63
% change year-on-year +18.75% -26.01% -15.20%

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 20954 22096 24092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.08% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14518 14800 16043
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 319 380
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%
10th Percentile £14.39 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.18 £48.15 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -34 288 £463 +8.88% 29
South East -43 99 £400 +6.67% 10
North of England +15 69 £475 +31.03% 14
South West +16 62 £420 +20.00% 8
Midlands -40 39 £400 -11.11% 8
North West +5 37 £610 +52.40% 6
East of England -31 34 £450 +11.49% 4
West Midlands -30 24 £400 -10.11% 4
Yorkshire +2 23 £610 +74.29% 8
North East +52 21 £610 +88.08%
East Midlands -10 11 £350 -27.46% 4
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 285 (47.19%) Business Intelligence
2 284 (47.02%) SQL
3 255 (42.22%) SAP
4 172 (28.48%) Finance
5 137 (22.68%) ETL
5 137 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
7 129 (21.36%) SQL Server
8 126 (20.86%) Analytics
9 125 (20.70%) Oracle
10 99 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
11 95 (15.73%) Visualisation
12 91 (15.07%) Data Modelling
13 85 (14.07%) Tableau
14 82 (13.58%) SAP BW
15 76 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 74 (12.25%) QlikView
17 73 (12.09%) Microsoft
18 69 (11.42%) Migration
18 69 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
19 68 (11.26%) Data Visualisation
20 67 (11.09%) Big Data
21 66 (10.93%) SAP HANA
22 65 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 62 (10.26%) Scrum
24 60 (9.93%) Crystal Reports
25 57 (9.44%) Data Management
25 57 (9.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
26 54 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
27 53 (8.77%) Hadoop

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 37 (6.13%) SAS
2 19 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.32%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.15%) Confluence
6 8 (1.32%) JBoss
6 8 (1.32%) NetWeaver
7 7 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.66%) FileNet
10 4 (0.66%) IIS
11 3 (0.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.33%) CMS
12 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 69 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.66%) SPSS
7 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 19 (3.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (2.32%) iTrent
3 12 (1.99%) SAP MM
4 10 (1.66%) SAP BPC
4 10 (1.66%) SAP ERP
5 9 (1.49%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 7 (1.16%) SAP MDG
8 6 (0.99%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.99%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.99%) SAP GRC
9 5 (0.83%) Global One
9 5 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.66%) Lawson
11 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.50%) SAP MDM
12 2 (0.33%) Orchard Housing
12 2 (0.33%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 12 (1.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 11 (1.82%) Force.com
5 7 (1.16%) Trello
6 5 (0.83%) Slack
7 4 (0.66%) Taleo
8 3 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) GitHub
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.17%) Boomi
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.32%) Firewall
2 13 (2.15%) Network Security
2 13 (2.15%) SSL
3 11 (1.82%) DNS
4 9 (1.49%) Internet
5 7 (1.16%) DHCP
5 7 (1.16%) LDAP
5 7 (1.16%) NetScaler
5 7 (1.16%) SMS
5 7 (1.16%) Wireless
6 5 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.50%) 3G
7 3 (0.50%) 4G
8 2 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 2 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.33%) SAN
8 2 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (21.69%) Data Warehouse
2 129 (21.36%) SQL Server
3 82 (13.58%) SAP BW
4 76 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (12.25%) QlikView
6 67 (11.09%) Big Data
7 66 (10.93%) SAP HANA
8 65 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (9.93%) Crystal Reports
10 57 (9.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 53 (8.77%) Hadoop
12 49 (8.11%) SAP Data Services
13 48 (7.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 37 (6.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 34 (5.63%) MongoDB
16 25 (4.14%) Power BI
17 23 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
18 22 (3.64%) Apache Hive
19 21 (3.48%) Oracle Database
19 21 (3.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (6.79%) JIRA
2 14 (2.32%) ERwin
3 10 (1.66%) Ant
3 10 (1.66%) Eclipse
3 10 (1.66%) SoapUI
3 10 (1.66%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.49%) LSMW
5 7 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.66%) Toad
9 3 (0.50%) GitLab
10 2 (0.33%) Liquibase
10 2 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.17%) eCATT
11 1 (0.17%) Selenium
11 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 172 (28.48%) Finance
2 34 (5.63%) Banking
3 32 (5.30%) Marketing
4 26 (4.30%) Retail
5 24 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.15%) Advertising
7 13 (2.15%) Electronics
8 12 (1.99%) German Language
8 12 (1.99%) Italian Language
9 11 (1.82%) Publishing
10 10 (1.66%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.16%) Legal
12 6 (0.99%) Front Office
13 4 (0.66%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.50%) Billing
14 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 193 (31.95%) Analyst
2 149 (24.67%) Developer
3 71 (11.75%) Consultant
4 53 (8.77%) Data Analyst
5 49 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 48 (7.95%) Business Analyst
7 47 (7.78%) SAP Consultant
8 46 (7.62%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 39 (6.46%) Architect
9 39 (6.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 36 (5.96%) Business Developer
11 29 (4.80%) SQL Analyst
12 28 (4.64%) Report Developer
12 28 (4.64%) SQL Developer
13 27 (4.47%) Report Analyst
13 27 (4.47%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
14 26 (4.30%) SAP Developer
15 22 (3.64%) Data Architect
16 20 (3.31%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
17 17 (2.81%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.46%) JSON
2 22 (3.64%) .NET
3 16 (2.65%) XML
4 14 (2.32%) D3.js
5 13 (2.15%) Web Services
6 11 (1.82%) Ajax
7 9 (1.49%) MDX
8 8 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.32%) Software Packaging
9 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (1.16%) Regular Expression
9 7 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
10 6 (0.99%) SAP Basis
11 5 (0.83%) CSS
11 5 (0.83%) JDBC
11 5 (0.83%) Middleware
11 5 (0.83%) ODBC
11 5 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (0.66%) J2EE
12 4 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.65%) Data Structures
4 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 11 (1.82%) User Experience
5 10 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (0.99%) Derivative
6 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (0.99%) Equities
7 5 (0.83%) DataPower
7 5 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.66%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.66%) Fintech
8 4 (0.66%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.66%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.50%) CMDB
9 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.50%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.46%) Unix
2 25 (4.14%) Linux
3 19 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (2.65%) Windows
5 12 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.99%) CentOS
7 5 (0.83%) AIX
8 2 (0.33%) Solaris
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (47.19%) Business Intelligence
2 137 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (22.68%) ETL
3 126 (20.86%) Analytics
4 95 (15.73%) Visualisation
5 91 (15.07%) Data Modelling
6 69 (11.42%) Migration
7 68 (11.26%) Data Visualisation
8 62 (10.26%) Scrum
9 57 (9.44%) Data Management
10 54 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 51 (8.44%) Data Analysis
12 47 (7.78%) Business Analysis
13 42 (6.95%) Machine Learning
14 38 (6.29%) Data Governance
14 38 (6.29%) Kanban
15 31 (5.13%) Data Migration
16 30 (4.97%) Project Management
17 29 (4.80%) ERP
18 28 (4.64%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 284 (47.02%) SQL
2 36 (5.96%) JavaScript
3 32 (5.30%) Java
4 31 (5.13%) R
5 21 (3.48%) Python
5 21 (3.48%) T-SQL
5 21 (3.48%) VBA
6 20 (3.31%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.32%) C#
8 12 (1.99%) ABAP
8 12 (1.99%) Perl
9 11 (1.82%) Apex Code
10 10 (1.66%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.66%) SOQL
11 9 (1.49%) VB
12 8 (1.32%) C
13 7 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.16%) SAPscript
14 3 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.50%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 37 (6.13%) Degree
2 34 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.82%) ISEB
5 7 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) MCSA
9 2 (0.33%) MCSE
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.17%) CFA
10 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.17%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.61%) Data Quality
2 19 (3.15%) QA
3 3 (0.50%) GDPR
3 3 (0.50%) IFRS
3 3 (0.50%) IFRS 9
3 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.50%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) HL7
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) GCP
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.50%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) NFS
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (0.99%) Ansible
1 6 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.99%) Puppet
2 5 (0.83%) Dollar Universe
2 5 (0.83%) Forum Sentry
3 3 (0.50%) Mesos
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.17%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 255 (42.22%) SAP
2 125 (20.70%) Oracle
3 85 (14.07%) Tableau
4 73 (12.09%) Microsoft
5 50 (8.28%) Informatica
6 28 (4.64%) Cognos
7 26 (4.30%) MicroStrategy
8 25 (4.14%) IBM
9 23 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.48%) Ariba
11 14 (2.32%) HP
12 12 (1.99%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.82%) Cisco
14 10 (1.66%) Citrix
15 9 (1.49%) CA
15 9 (1.49%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.32%) OpenText
16 8 (1.32%) Sybase
16 8 (1.32%) Teradata
17 7 (1.16%) CheckPoint