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 3 months to 29 April 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)
England / London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 311 183
Rank change year-on-year +21 -128  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 126 127 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.55% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 2.33% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 87 168
Median daily rate £464 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £314 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +114.81% -40.00%  

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 London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 5043 5459 5471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.50% 23.70% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3660 3964 3808
Median daily rate £495 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 36
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +0.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.91 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £45.75 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 31 £475 +5.55% 6
Croydon - 2 £400 -
BusinessObjects
England

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

1 115 (45.82%) SQL
2 114 (45.42%) Business Intelligence
3 87 (34.66%) Finance
4 84 (33.47%) SAP
5 65 (25.90%) ETL
6 64 (25.50%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (24.70%) Oracle
8 55 (21.91%) SQL Server
9 45 (17.93%) Banking
10 44 (17.53%) Analytics
11 39 (15.54%) QlikView
12 37 (14.74%) Data Modelling
13 36 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (13.94%) Migration
15 33 (13.15%) Unix
16 31 (12.35%) Java
17 30 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (11.55%) Microsoft Excel
18 29 (11.55%) Tableau
19 27 (10.76%) Cognos
20 25 (9.96%) BusinessObjects XI
20 25 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (9.56%) Informatica
21 24 (9.56%) SAP BW
21 24 (9.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
22 23 (9.16%) Microsoft
22 23 (9.16%) Management Information System
23 22 (8.76%) VBA
24 21 (8.37%) T-SQL
24 21 (8.37%) Front Office

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 19 (7.57%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.37%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.37%) SAS
3 15 (5.98%) Apache Pig
4 14 (5.58%) JBoss
5 7 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.99%) Confluence
7 3 (1.20%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) SAP EP
Applications
1 29 (11.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.99%) SPSS
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) Weka
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Global One
2 5 (1.99%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.59%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.59%) Unica
4 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.20%) SAP GRC
4 3 (1.20%) Summit
5 2 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.80%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.80%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.99%) Trello
4 3 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Slack
5 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.40%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Internet
1 1 (0.40%) Intranet
1 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.50%) Data Warehouse
2 55 (21.91%) SQL Server
3 39 (15.54%) QlikView
4 25 (9.96%) BusinessObjects XI
4 25 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (9.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.56%) SAP BW
6 20 (7.97%) Hadoop
6 20 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (7.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 19 (7.57%) Relational Database
7 19 (7.57%) SAP HANA
8 17 (6.77%) Apache Hive
8 17 (6.77%) Big Data
9 15 (5.98%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (5.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (4.38%) HBase
12 9 (3.59%) Power BI
12 9 (3.59%) Sqoop
13 8 (3.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.59%) JIRA
3 8 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (2.79%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.59%) GitLab
6 3 (1.20%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
7 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.40%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.40%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.40%) Toad
8 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (34.66%) Finance
2 45 (17.93%) Banking
3 21 (8.37%) Front Office
4 18 (7.17%) Retail
5 7 (2.79%) Advertising
6 5 (1.99%) Back Office
6 5 (1.99%) Marketing
6 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.59%) Automotive
7 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Billing
8 3 (1.20%) Publishing
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (32.27%) Developer
2 75 (29.88%) Analyst
3 33 (13.15%) Architect
4 32 (12.75%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 28 (11.16%) Business Developer
6 20 (7.97%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 19 (7.57%) Business Analyst
7 19 (7.57%) Consultant
8 16 (6.37%) SQL Analyst
9 15 (5.98%) SQL Developer
10 14 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.78%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (3.98%) Data Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) Data Architect
13 10 (3.98%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.98%) SAP Consultant
14 9 (3.59%) SAP Analyst
15 8 (3.19%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.38%) XML
2 10 (3.98%) Web Services
3 9 (3.59%) HTML
4 8 (3.19%) CSS
5 6 (2.39%) .NET
5 6 (2.39%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.99%) REST
7 4 (1.59%) JSON
7 4 (1.59%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.59%) SAPUI5
7 4 (1.59%) SOAP
8 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.20%) MDX
8 3 (1.20%) Middleware
8 3 (1.20%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Avro
9 2 (0.80%) D3.js
9 2 (0.80%) J2EE
9 2 (0.80%) SAP Fiori
10 1 (0.40%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.16%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.98%) Derivative
3 10 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.19%) Credit Risk
4 8 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.19%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.39%) User Experience
6 5 (1.99%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.99%) Replication
7 4 (1.59%) Equities
8 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.80%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.80%) Pricing Data
9 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.15%) Unix
2 18 (7.17%) Linux
3 16 (6.37%) Windows
4 12 (4.78%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.42%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (25.90%) ETL
3 44 (17.53%) Analytics
4 37 (14.74%) Data Modelling
5 36 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (13.94%) Migration
7 21 (8.37%) Data Migration
8 19 (7.57%) SDLC
9 18 (7.17%) Data Integration
9 18 (7.17%) Project Management
9 18 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (6.37%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (6.37%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.58%) Asset Management
11 14 (5.58%) CRM
11 14 (5.58%) DevOps
12 12 (4.78%) Data Architecture
12 12 (4.78%) ERP
12 12 (4.78%) Mentoring
12 12 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 115 (45.82%) SQL
2 31 (12.35%) Java
3 22 (8.76%) VBA
4 21 (8.37%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.57%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.58%) R
7 10 (3.98%) Python
8 9 (3.59%) C#
8 9 (3.59%) Scala
9 7 (2.79%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.79%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.39%) PHP
11 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.99%) VB
12 2 (0.80%) ABAP
12 2 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.80%) Perl
12 2 (0.80%) Ruby
13 1 (0.40%) C
13 1 (0.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (8.37%) Degree
2 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) AAT
5 1 (0.40%) ACCA
5 1 (0.40%) CIMA
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.40%) MBA
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.98%) QA
3 8 (3.19%) IFRS
3 8 (3.19%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (4.38%) Apache Flume
2 7 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.20%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.59%) Ansible
1 9 (3.59%) Oozie
2 8 (3.19%) Dollar Universe
3 3 (1.20%) Control-M
4 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (33.47%) SAP
2 62 (24.70%) Oracle
3 29 (11.55%) Tableau
4 27 (10.76%) Cognos
5 24 (9.56%) Informatica
6 23 (9.16%) Microsoft
7 16 (6.37%) Sybase
8 8 (3.19%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.19%) Teradata
8 8 (3.19%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.79%) Adobe
9 7 (2.79%) Talend
10 6 (2.39%) Hyperion
10 6 (2.39%) Netezza
11 5 (1.99%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.99%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.59%) Birst
12 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.59%) Vertica
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