Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 419 386 336
Rank change year-on-year -33 -50 -93
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 201 261 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 2.37% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 165 200
London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £305
90th Percentile £575 £613 £614
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.18% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 9
London median hourly rate £37.09 £36.91 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +51.00% +22.20%
10th Percentile £24.50 £17.85 £18.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.13 £45.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.42 £26.97
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.66% +22.59%

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 10,710 11,011 9,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.10% 23.72% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,944 8,278 7,074
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £352 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £480 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 46
London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.14 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -16.50% -4.41%
10th Percentile £19.09 £17.29 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -49 28 £400 -11.11% 15
West London +6 19 £408 -1.51% 9
East London -19 16 £344 -1.79% 3
South London 0 3 £400 +3.23% 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 100 (49.75%) SQL
2 95 (47.26%) SAP
3 85 (42.29%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (28.86%) Finance
5 48 (23.88%) Oracle
6 43 (21.39%) SQL Server
7 40 (19.90%) Tableau
8 37 (18.41%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (16.92%) Power BI
10 31 (15.42%) ETL
11 29 (14.43%) Analytics
11 29 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
12 28 (13.93%) Data Analysis
13 26 (12.94%) SAP Data Services
14 24 (11.94%) SAP BW
15 22 (10.95%) Microsoft
15 22 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (10.45%) Project Management
16 21 (10.45%) Cognos
17 20 (9.95%) Data Modelling
17 20 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (9.45%) Banking
18 19 (9.45%) Java
18 19 (9.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 19 (9.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 17 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (8.46%) QlikView
19 17 (8.46%) ITIL

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 11 (5.47%) SAS
2 9 (4.48%) IIS
3 7 (3.48%) Apache
3 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.99%) Confluence
6 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (13.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.99%) SPSS
4 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.98%) SAP BPC
3 7 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.49%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (1.99%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (1.49%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 3 (1.49%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.49%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.49%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.49%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.00%) FastStats
7 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.00%) Orchard Housing
7 2 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (1.00%) SAP GRC
7 2 (1.00%) SAP MDG
7 2 (1.00%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.50%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.98%) SAN
2 3 (1.49%) CTI
2 3 (1.49%) PBX
3 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 37 (18.41%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (16.92%) Power BI
4 26 (12.94%) SAP Data Services
5 24 (11.94%) SAP BW
6 22 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (9.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 19 (9.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 17 (8.46%) QlikView
10 15 (7.46%) SAP HANA
11 13 (6.47%) Oracle Database
12 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
13 10 (4.98%) Big Data
13 10 (4.98%) Lumira
13 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (4.48%) DB2
14 9 (4.48%) Hadoop
14 9 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.98%) JIRA
2 4 (1.99%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.49%) Toad
3 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.00%) Selenium
4 2 (1.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) RStudio
General
1 58 (28.86%) Finance
2 19 (9.45%) Banking
3 12 (5.97%) Marketing
4 9 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.00%) Local Government
8 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) International Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (28.36%) Analyst
2 48 (23.88%) Developer
3 39 (19.40%) Consultant
4 25 (12.44%) Data Analyst
5 19 (9.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 14 (6.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 14 (6.97%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
6 14 (6.97%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (6.47%) Business Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Architect
9 10 (4.98%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.98%) SAP Developer
10 9 (4.48%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
11 8 (3.98%) Business Consultant
11 8 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) ETL Developer
11 8 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Administrator
12 7 (3.48%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.97%) .NET
2 12 (5.97%) J2EE
2 12 (5.97%) XML
3 8 (3.98%) Middleware
4 6 (2.99%) JSON
5 4 (1.99%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.49%) HTML
6 3 (1.49%) JSP
6 3 (1.49%) REST
6 3 (1.49%) XSLT
7 2 (1.00%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.00%) SAPUI5
7 2 (1.00%) SOAP
8 1 (0.50%) EDI
8 1 (0.50%) IDoc
8 1 (0.50%) MDX
8 1 (0.50%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.50%) WCF
8 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.47%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.48%) Clustering
6 6 (2.99%) FMCG
7 5 (2.49%) IVR
8 4 (1.99%) Replication
9 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.00%) Equities
10 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.50%) Blog
11 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) PMI
11 1 (0.50%) Podcast
11 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.98%) Unix
2 9 (4.48%) Linux
3 8 (3.98%) Solaris
4 3 (1.49%) Windows
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (42.29%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (15.42%) ETL
3 29 (14.43%) Analytics
4 28 (13.93%) Data Analysis
5 21 (10.45%) Project Management
6 20 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.95%) Data Modelling
7 17 (8.46%) CRM
7 17 (8.46%) Data Management
7 17 (8.46%) ITIL
7 17 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (7.46%) Data Integration
9 14 (6.97%) Change Management
9 14 (6.97%) Visualisation
10 12 (5.97%) Decision-Making
11 11 (5.47%) ERP
12 10 (4.98%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.48%) Business Analysis
13 9 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 100 (49.75%) SQL
2 19 (9.45%) Java
3 8 (3.98%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.98%) Python
4 7 (3.48%) R
5 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.99%) VBA
6 5 (2.49%) ABAP
6 5 (2.49%) C#
6 5 (2.49%) PHP
7 4 (1.99%) VB
8 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.49%) XPath
9 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) C++
10 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (5.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.50%) ACCA
3 1 (0.50%) CCA
3 1 (0.50%) CIMA
3 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.49%) CDISC
3 3 (1.49%) Actionable Recommendations
3 3 (1.49%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) GDPR
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) EMIR
5 1 (0.50%) IFRS
5 1 (0.50%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (47.26%) SAP
2 48 (23.88%) Oracle
3 40 (19.90%) Tableau
4 22 (10.95%) Microsoft
5 21 (10.45%) Cognos
6 9 (4.48%) Google
6 9 (4.48%) Informatica
7 8 (3.98%) MicroStrategy
7 8 (3.98%) VMware
8 7 (3.48%) IBM
9 5 (2.49%) Adaptive Insights
9 5 (2.49%) hybris
9 5 (2.49%) Workday
10 4 (1.99%) Birst
10 4 (1.99%) OpenText
11 3 (1.49%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.49%) Talend
11 3 (1.49%) Thunderhead
12 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.00%) Teradata