Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 17 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 58 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.45% 0.39% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 1.54% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Kent median daily rate £320 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +25.00% +8.47%
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £11.50

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 90 130 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 20.41% 25.59% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 110 80
Kent median daily rate £409 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.79% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £306 £258 £293
90th Percentile £575 £376 £638
South East median daily rate £448 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £62.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.55% - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% +22.45%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Kent

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Kent

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Kent

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 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
Canterbury - 1 £320 -
Folkestone - 1 - - 2
BusinessObjects
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Lumira
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Lumira
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft