Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 April 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 350 326
Rank change year-on-year -44 -24 -95
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 250 251 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% 2.54% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 194 199
London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +0.06% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £306
90th Percentile £588 £625 £640
England median daily rate £410 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -3.53% +1.19% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 7
London median hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £20.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% -1.33% -38.58%
10th Percentile £22.42 £20.00 £16.78
90th Percentile £39.13 £20.00 £28.30
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £20.14
% change year-on-year +12.90% +53.96% -25.43%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11,320 9,890 10,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.51% 24.65% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,547 7,118 7,724
London median daily rate £513 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +2.11% +6.74%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 40 69
London median hourly rate £29.25 £34.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +32.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19.25 £16.53 £16.13
90th Percentile £44.78 £47.63 £67.80
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.54% -13.33%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the London region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Central London -48 49 £450 - 8
East London +12 23 £350 +55.56% 2
West London -14 22 £336 -41.57% 8
South London -44 11 £375 -6.25% 2
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 London region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 135 (54.00%) SQL
2 116 (46.40%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (38.80%) SAP
4 89 (35.60%) Finance
5 67 (26.80%) SQL Server
6 63 (25.20%) ETL
7 62 (24.80%) Tableau
8 61 (24.40%) Analytics
9 60 (24.00%) Oracle
10 49 (19.60%) Visualisation
11 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
12 42 (16.80%) Data Warehouse
13 39 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
14 38 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (14.40%) Informatica
16 35 (14.00%) Data Modelling
16 35 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (13.60%) Power BI
18 32 (12.80%) QlikView
18 32 (12.80%) SAP BW
19 31 (12.40%) Project Management
19 31 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (12.40%) Data Visualisation
19 31 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
20 29 (11.60%) PL/SQL
21 28 (11.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
22 26 (10.40%) Cognos
23 25 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (6.40%) SAS
2 12 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.00%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.60%) JBoss
6 4 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.80%) IIS
7 2 (0.80%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) ResourceLink
2 9 (3.60%) Markit EDM
2 9 (3.60%) SAP BPC
3 6 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.40%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.40%) SAP FI
3 6 (2.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (2.00%) Summit
5 4 (1.60%) iTrent
5 4 (1.60%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 4 (1.60%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.60%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (1.20%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.40%) Global One
7 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.40%) Minerva
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.40%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.60%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.60%) SMS
2 3 (1.20%) Firewall
2 3 (1.20%) LAN
2 3 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) DHCP
3 1 (0.40%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) SSL
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.80%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (13.60%) Power BI
5 32 (12.80%) QlikView
5 32 (12.80%) SAP BW
6 31 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (11.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 25 (10.00%) Big Data
9 24 (9.60%) SAP Data Services
9 24 (9.60%) SAP HANA
10 17 (6.80%) Hadoop
10 17 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (6.40%) Spotfire
12 15 (6.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.60%) Data Mining
14 13 (5.20%) Apache Hive
15 12 (4.80%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (4.80%) Pentaho
16 11 (4.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.20%) Selenium
3 6 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.60%) JIRA
5 2 (0.80%) Ant
5 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.80%) Maven
5 2 (0.80%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) tSQLt
6 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) Introscope
6 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 89 (35.60%) Finance
2 21 (8.40%) Banking
3 13 (5.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (4.00%) Retail
5 9 (3.60%) Legal
6 6 (2.40%) Marketing
7 5 (2.00%) Advertising
7 5 (2.00%) German Language
7 5 (2.00%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.60%) Back Office
8 4 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (31.60%) Analyst
2 72 (28.80%) Developer
3 31 (12.40%) Consultant
4 27 (10.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 27 (10.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 26 (10.40%) Data Analyst
6 24 (9.60%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
7 21 (8.40%) Business Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Architect
9 16 (6.40%) Business Analyst
10 15 (6.00%) Analyst Developer
10 15 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 15 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
11 13 (5.20%) SQL Developer
12 12 (4.80%) SAP Consultant
13 11 (4.40%) Business Consultant
13 11 (4.40%) SAP Analyst
13 11 (4.40%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
13 11 (4.40%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
13 11 (4.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.00%) .NET
2 5 (2.00%) REST
2 5 (2.00%) SOAP
3 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.60%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (1.60%) HTML
4 3 (1.20%) Ajax
4 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.20%) CSS
4 3 (1.20%) HTML5
4 3 (1.20%) WCF
5 2 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.80%) React
5 2 (0.80%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (0.80%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) JSP
6 1 (0.40%) SAPUI5
6 1 (0.40%) XML
6 1 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 16 (6.40%) FMCG
4 15 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (5.60%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.60%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.40%) Market Risk
6 11 (4.40%) Reference Data
7 10 (4.00%) User Experience
8 5 (2.00%) Replication
9 3 (1.20%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.80%) Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) Equities
11 1 (0.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.40%) Linux
1 6 (2.40%) Unix
1 6 (2.40%) Windows
2 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) AIX
4 1 (0.40%) CentOS
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (46.40%) Business Intelligence
2 63 (25.20%) ETL
3 61 (24.40%) Analytics
4 49 (19.60%) Visualisation
5 38 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (14.00%) Data Modelling
7 31 (12.40%) Data Visualisation
7 31 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (12.40%) Project Management
8 20 (8.00%) Data Governance
9 18 (7.20%) Data Analytics
10 15 (6.00%) Data Management
10 15 (6.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (5.60%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.60%) Data Science
12 13 (5.20%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.20%) Data Extraction
12 13 (5.20%) Regression Testing
12 13 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (54.00%) SQL
2 29 (11.60%) PL/SQL
3 17 (6.80%) VBA
4 15 (6.00%) Java
5 11 (4.40%) C#
5 11 (4.40%) Python
6 6 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.00%) ABAP
7 5 (2.00%) R
8 4 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.20%) VB
10 2 (0.80%) C
10 2 (0.80%) Scala
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.40%) Degree
2 8 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.60%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.40%) ACCA
5 1 (0.40%) CCA
5 1 (0.40%) CIMA
5 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
5 1 (0.40%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 15 (6.00%) CDISC
3 7 (2.80%) IFRS
3 7 (2.80%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.80%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) COREP
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
6 1 (0.40%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Apache Flume
1 3 (1.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Oozie
2 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.40%) Grafana
2 1 (0.40%) Graphite
2 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (38.80%) SAP
2 62 (24.80%) Tableau
3 60 (24.00%) Oracle
4 46 (18.40%) Microsoft
5 36 (14.40%) Informatica
6 26 (10.40%) Cognos
7 11 (4.40%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (4.40%) Northgate
8 10 (4.00%) Teradata
9 9 (3.60%) IBM
10 7 (2.80%) Ariba
10 7 (2.80%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.60%) Citrix
11 4 (1.60%) OpenText
12 3 (1.20%) Charles River
12 3 (1.20%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.20%) Sybase
12 3 (1.20%) Vermilion
13 2 (0.80%) Talend
13 2 (0.80%) Vertica