Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 April 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)
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 86 51
Rank change year-on-year +45 -35 +27
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 50 5 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.20% 0.71% 4.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.33% 2.94% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 19
Essex median daily rate £434 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.40% -10.00% -11.46%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £250
90th Percentile £476 £438 £475
East of England median daily rate £430 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Essex median hourly rate - - £31.00
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year - -43.55% -47.90%

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 246 170 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.48% 24.08% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 161
Essex median daily rate £438 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £280
90th Percentile £539 £581 £568
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 18
Essex median hourly rate £15.96 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.10% +12.68% -11.25%
10th Percentile £11.68 £14.76 £16.28
90th Percentile £30.00 £45.60 £46.30
East of England median hourly rate £22.36 £24.00 £31.45
% change year-on-year -6.83% -23.69% -21.38%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Essex

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Essex

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Essex over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Essex

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Essex

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 22 £434 +13.40%
BusinessObjects
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 44 (88.00%) ETL
2 43 (86.00%) Oracle
3 30 (60.00%) MySQL
4 28 (56.00%) Pentaho
5 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (52.00%) Unix
6 24 (48.00%) BODI
7 21 (42.00%) Test Scripting
8 19 (38.00%) Data Modelling
9 18 (36.00%) Confluence
9 18 (36.00%) Waterfall
9 18 (36.00%) JIRA
10 17 (34.00%) Linux
10 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database
11 16 (32.00%) Solaris
11 16 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (32.00%) Scrum
11 16 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (32.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 15 (30.00%) SQL
12 15 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (28.00%) Data Structures
14 13 (26.00%) QA
14 13 (26.00%) Coaching
15 12 (24.00%) Data Engineering
15 12 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (22.00%) TDD
16 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
16 11 (22.00%) Ingres
17 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (36.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (60.00%) MySQL
2 28 (56.00%) Pentaho
3 24 (48.00%) BODI
4 17 (34.00%) Oracle Database
5 16 (32.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 16 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (22.00%) Ingres
7 10 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (18.00%) Big Data
9 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
10 2 (4.00%) Impala
10 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.00%) HBase
11 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (2.00%) PowerCenter
11 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) JMeter
2 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium
2 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.00%) CA Gen
4 3 (6.00%) Checkstyle
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 17 (34.00%) ETL Developer
3 14 (28.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (8.00%) Tester
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.00%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (4.00%) Business Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Business Objects Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Change Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) J2EE
2 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.00%) Spring
2 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) EJB
4 1 (2.00%) JDBC
4 1 (2.00%) JMS
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) Kafka
4 1 (2.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Data Structures
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Unix
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
3 16 (32.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) ETL
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.00%) Test Scripting
4 19 (38.00%) Data Modelling
5 18 (36.00%) Waterfall
6 16 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (32.00%) Scrum
7 15 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (26.00%) Coaching
9 12 (24.00%) Data Engineering
9 12 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (22.00%) TDD
11 10 (20.00%) BDD
11 10 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 10 (20.00%) User Stories
12 9 (18.00%) Acceptance Criteria
12 9 (18.00%) Analytics
12 9 (18.00%) Data Analytics
12 9 (18.00%) DevOps
12 9 (18.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Perl
3 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Cloudera
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
3 5 (10.00%) Informatica
4 4 (8.00%) BEA
4 4 (8.00%) Pega
4 4 (8.00%) webMethods