The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 21 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 1.89% 2.73% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 17.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £394 £460 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -3.12% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -12.82%  

BusinessObjects is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 24 17 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 22.64% 15.45% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £188 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £1,846 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Gloucester

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Gloucester

BusinessObjects
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SAS
3 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Teradata
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

BusinessObjects
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (40.00%) Basel II
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Teradata