The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 29 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.

SAP BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.95% 1.98% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 12.50% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £310 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.05% +9.67%  
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 £19.88
% change year-on-year +70.58% -14.46%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 12 16 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 15.79% 15.84% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 27
Median daily rate £310 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £475
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 £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 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 Halifax region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) QlikView
2 3 (75.00%) BPMN
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (75.00%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) IaaS
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) QlikView
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Data Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
1 3 (75.00%) BPMN
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Data Security
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (75.00%) Physical Data Model
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP