Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 310 440
Rank change year-on-year -145 +130 -20
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 106 47 121
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.25% 1.31% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 28 87
10th Percentile £264 £231 £313
25th Percentile £327 £300 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £430 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% -9.47% +5.56%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £550
90th Percentile £675 £566 £675
England median daily rate £450 £400 £461
% change year-on-year +12.50% -13.28% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £29.96
England median hourly rate - - £29.96

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 8,487 3,581 9,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.81% 25.21% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,197 2,572 6,662
10th Percentile £395 £350 £363
25th Percentile £466 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
75th Percentile £673 £625 £613
90th Percentile £738 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 53
10th Percentile £15.78 £20.00 £15.30
25th Percentile £24.50 £27.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.93 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year -14.30% +26.59% +1.03%
75th Percentile £54.94 £41.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £64.85 £53.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £34.00 £26.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year +26.11% -10.13% +0.84%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in London.

Daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BusinessObjects in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in London

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BusinessObjects in London.

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 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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 -55 10 £510 +13.33%
East London -12 3 £288 +30.68% 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 71 (66.98%) Business Intelligence
2 60 (56.60%) SQL
3 45 (42.45%) SAP
4 44 (41.51%) Oracle
5 35 (33.02%) Finance
6 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (26.42%) Azure
7 28 (26.42%) Tableau
8 27 (25.47%) Power Platform
8 27 (25.47%) Social Skills
9 26 (24.53%) Power BI
10 23 (21.70%) Migration
10 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
11 22 (20.75%) ETL
11 22 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (20.75%) Analytics
12 21 (19.81%) Data Modelling
13 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
14 19 (17.92%) Java
15 18 (16.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 14 (13.21%) DevOps
17 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (12.26%) Oracle Database
17 13 (12.26%) JIRA
17 13 (12.26%) QlikView
17 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
17 13 (12.26%) C#
17 13 (12.26%) Linux
17 13 (12.26%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (11.32%) Management Information System

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 13 (12.26%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
3 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.72%) SAS
4 3 (2.83%) JBoss
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) ContrOCC
2 3 (2.83%) HFM
2 3 (2.83%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (2.83%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.89%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.94%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.94%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.94%) iTrent
4 1 (0.94%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.42%) Azure
2 27 (25.47%) Power Platform
3 10 (9.43%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (7.55%) AWS
5 5 (4.72%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (4.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 5 (4.72%) GitHub
6 3 (2.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.83%) IaaS
6 3 (2.83%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.89%) PaaS
7 2 (1.89%) SaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.94%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.94%) GCP
8 1 (0.94%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) NAS
2 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) Tableau
2 26 (24.53%) Power BI
3 22 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
5 18 (16.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 13 (12.26%) Oracle Database
6 13 (12.26%) QlikView
7 12 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (8.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.55%) Lumira
10 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (6.60%) SAP Data Services
11 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (5.66%) Data Mining
12 6 (5.66%) DataStage
13 5 (4.72%) Data Lake
13 5 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
13 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) JIRA
2 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.89%) Liquibase
4 2 (1.89%) Protractor
4 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.94%) GitLab
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
5 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (33.02%) Finance
2 27 (25.47%) Social Skills
3 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.49%) Marketing
4 9 (8.49%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (4.72%) Legal
5 5 (4.72%) Local Government
6 4 (3.77%) Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Billing
6 4 (3.77%) General Ledger
6 4 (3.77%) Law
7 3 (2.83%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.83%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.94%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (34.91%) Analyst
2 35 (33.02%) Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Data Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Data Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Analyst Developer
7 9 (8.49%) CRM Developer
7 9 (8.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (7.55%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Power BI Developer
9 6 (5.66%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Business Developer
10 5 (4.72%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.77%) Architect
11 4 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) .NET
2 11 (10.38%) J2EE
3 9 (8.49%) XML
4 4 (3.77%) CSS
4 4 (3.77%) REST
5 3 (2.83%) HTML
5 3 (2.83%) JSON
5 3 (2.83%) MDX
5 3 (2.83%) Middleware
5 3 (2.83%) Spring
5 3 (2.83%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.94%) Kafka
7 1 (0.94%) LDAP
7 1 (0.94%) ODBC
7 1 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.94%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.77%) NHS
3 3 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.83%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (2.83%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.94%) Derivative
5 1 (0.94%) Equities
5 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.94%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.94%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 8 (7.55%) Windows
3 7 (6.60%) Unix
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (66.98%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.70%) Migration
4 22 (20.75%) Analytics
4 22 (20.75%) ETL
5 21 (19.81%) Data Modelling
6 14 (13.21%) DevOps
7 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
8 12 (11.32%) ITIL
9 10 (9.43%) CRM
9 10 (9.43%) Scrum
10 9 (8.49%) Dashboard Development
10 9 (8.49%) Visualisation
11 8 (7.55%) Business Analytics
11 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.60%) Data Pipeline
12 7 (6.60%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (5.66%) Change Management
13 6 (5.66%) Release Management
13 6 (5.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) SQL
2 19 (17.92%) Java
3 13 (12.26%) C#
4 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.32%) Python
5 8 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.60%) R
7 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.77%) C
9 4 (3.77%) Scala
10 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (2.83%) Java 8
11 2 (1.89%) VBA
12 1 (0.94%) ABAP
12 1 (0.94%) Ada
12 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.83%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) ACCA
3 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.94%) CIMA
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.94%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.89%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.94%) Section 508
3 1 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.89%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 45 (42.45%) SAP
2 44 (41.51%) Oracle
3 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.66%) IBM
5 5 (4.72%) Databricks
5 5 (4.72%) Northgate
6 4 (3.77%) Cognos
6 4 (3.77%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.83%) NEC
7 3 (2.83%) Workday
8 2 (1.89%) Alteryx
8 2 (1.89%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.89%) Informatica
8 2 (1.89%) Liquidlogic
8 2 (1.89%) VMware
9 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.94%) Civica
9 1 (0.94%) MicroStrategy