Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 389 333 356
Rank change year-on-year -56 +23 -128
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 256 262 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.20% 2.59% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 181 200
London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £338 £300
90th Percentile £575 £613 £575
England median daily rate £413 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -7.30% +11.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 3
London median hourly rate £36.50 £24.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.54% +14.29% -34.35%
10th Percentile £22.42 £20.93 £20.75
90th Percentile £43.95 £25.50 £27.45
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.49 £15.00
% change year-on-year +42.94% +63.23% -29.82%

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 11,656 10,100 10,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.17% 24.17% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,720 7,323 7,700
London median daily rate £519 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 48 48
London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.16 £25.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% +6.15% +5.60%
10th Percentile £20.25 £18.05 £16.91
90th Percentile £47.46 £47.88 £99.30
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.81 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.70% +4.60% +14.00%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -72 33 £450 -10.00% 17
East London +7 26 £350 - 5
West London - 23 £400 - 4
South London -42 7 £375 -6.25%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 134 (52.34%) SQL
2 103 (40.23%) SAP
3 101 (39.45%) Business Intelligence
4 84 (32.81%) Finance
5 61 (23.83%) Analytics
6 60 (23.44%) Tableau
7 58 (22.66%) SQL Server
8 52 (20.31%) Oracle
9 49 (19.14%) ETL
10 42 (16.41%) Microsoft Excel
11 39 (15.23%) Visualisation
12 37 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (14.06%) SAP Data Services
14 35 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (13.67%) Data Modelling
15 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
15 34 (13.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 33 (12.89%) Power BI
17 29 (11.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 28 (10.94%) Project Management
18 28 (10.94%) Banking
19 27 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
19 27 (10.55%) Data Visualisation
20 26 (10.16%) Cognos
20 26 (10.16%) SAP BW
21 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (9.38%) PL/SQL
22 24 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
23 23 (8.98%) Informatica
23 23 (8.98%) Spotfire

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 12 (4.69%) SAS
2 9 (3.52%) IIS
3 8 (3.13%) Apache
4 6 (2.34%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.56%) Confluence
5 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.78%) PowerExchange
7 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (16.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (8.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.69%) SAP BPC
2 9 (3.52%) ResourceLink
3 7 (2.73%) Workday HCM
4 6 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (1.95%) iTrent
5 5 (1.95%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.95%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.95%) Summit
6 3 (1.17%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (1.17%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.39%) Minerva
8 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.39%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.39%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) IaaS
3 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.39%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.03%) SMS
2 7 (2.73%) SAN
3 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 2 (0.78%) LAN
3 2 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.39%) DHCP
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.06%) SAP Data Services
3 34 (13.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 33 (12.89%) Power BI
5 29 (11.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (10.16%) SAP BW
8 23 (8.98%) Spotfire
9 20 (7.81%) Big Data
9 20 (7.81%) SAP HANA
10 18 (7.03%) QlikView
10 18 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (5.86%) Hadoop
11 15 (5.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (5.47%) Oracle Database
13 12 (4.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.30%) Apache Hive
14 11 (4.30%) Relational Database
15 10 (3.91%) Lumira
16 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.95%) JIRA
5 4 (1.56%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.78%) Ant
6 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.78%) Maven
6 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.78%) Subversion
6 2 (0.78%) tSQLt
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 84 (32.81%) Finance
2 28 (10.94%) Banking
3 17 (6.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.13%) Legal
6 7 (2.73%) Retail
7 4 (1.56%) Advertising
7 4 (1.56%) Back Office
7 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (29.30%) Developer
2 58 (22.66%) Analyst
3 39 (15.23%) Consultant
4 33 (12.89%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 29 (11.33%) Business Developer
6 26 (10.16%) Data Analyst
7 19 (7.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 14 (5.47%) Architect
9 12 (4.69%) Business Consultant
9 12 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (4.69%) ETL Developer
9 12 (4.69%) Programmer
9 12 (4.69%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
10 11 (4.30%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (4.30%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (3.91%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.52%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.52%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.13%) Data Programmer
13 8 (3.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.69%) .NET
2 10 (3.91%) J2EE
3 7 (2.73%) Middleware
4 6 (2.34%) XML
5 5 (1.95%) HTML
5 5 (1.95%) JSON
5 5 (1.95%) REST
5 5 (1.95%) SOAP
6 4 (1.56%) HTML5
7 3 (1.17%) Ajax
7 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.17%) CSS
7 3 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.17%) WCF
8 2 (0.78%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.78%) J2SE
8 2 (0.78%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.78%) Spring
8 2 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.25%) FMCG
3 13 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.30%) Data Structures
5 10 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.13%) Market Risk
7 7 (2.73%) Clustering
7 7 (2.73%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.34%) Replication
9 3 (1.17%) Blog
9 3 (1.17%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.17%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.78%) Social Media
10 2 (0.78%) User Experience
10 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.69%) Unix
2 11 (4.30%) Linux
3 8 (3.13%) Solaris
4 6 (2.34%) Windows
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.45%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (23.83%) Analytics
3 49 (19.14%) ETL
4 39 (15.23%) Visualisation
5 37 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (13.67%) Data Modelling
6 35 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (10.94%) Project Management
8 27 (10.55%) Data Visualisation
9 24 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (6.25%) Change Management
10 16 (6.25%) Data Analytics
11 15 (5.86%) Translating Business Requirements
12 14 (5.47%) Data Science
13 13 (5.08%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.08%) Mathematics
13 13 (5.08%) Scrum
13 13 (5.08%) Statistics
13 13 (5.08%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.69%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 134 (52.34%) SQL
2 24 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 12 (4.69%) VBA
4 10 (3.91%) Java
4 10 (3.91%) Python
5 7 (2.73%) ABAP
5 7 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.95%) C#
6 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.56%) R
8 3 (1.17%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) COBOL
9 1 (0.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.39%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (3.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.34%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.39%) CCA
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.42%) CDISC
2 12 (4.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.95%) IFRS
3 5 (1.95%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.56%) GDPR
5 3 (1.17%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) COREP
6 1 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) QA
6 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.39%) Grafana
2 1 (0.39%) Graphite
2 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 103 (40.23%) SAP
2 60 (23.44%) Tableau
3 52 (20.31%) Oracle
4 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
5 26 (10.16%) Cognos
6 23 (8.98%) Informatica
7 10 (3.91%) Teradata
8 9 (3.52%) Northgate
9 8 (3.13%) VMware
10 7 (2.73%) Cloudera
10 7 (2.73%) Google
10 7 (2.73%) Workday
11 5 (1.95%) Citrix
11 5 (1.95%) IBM
11 5 (1.95%) OpenText
12 4 (1.56%) Charles River
12 4 (1.56%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.17%) Facebook
13 3 (1.17%) Twitter
13 3 (1.17%) Vermilion