Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 326 255
Rank change year-on-year -58 -71 -28
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 274 291 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.69% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.47% 2.89% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 213 279
London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £601 £613 £638
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
London median hourly rate £37.50 £24.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.44% +22.20% -33.33%
10th Percentile £25.80 £18.88 £15.17
90th Percentile £39.25 £45.75 £24.40
England median hourly rate £27.00 £26.97 £22.00
% change year-on-year +0.11% +22.59% -23.48%

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 11,074 10,065 10,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.74% 24.02% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,348 7,146 7,534
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £631
England median daily rate £475 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +10.14% +1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 66
London median hourly rate £26.69 £33.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +3.91% +16.36%
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.00 £100.00
England median hourly rate £31.15 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +13.27% -6.78% +7.27%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -13 56 £450 +5.88% 15
West London -8 25 £414 -12.89% 7
East London -10 7 £350 +55.56% 5
South London -43 5 £388 +3.33%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 147 (53.65%) Business Intelligence
2 136 (49.64%) SQL
3 117 (42.70%) SAP
4 104 (37.96%) Finance
5 87 (31.75%) ETL
6 79 (28.83%) SQL Server
7 67 (24.45%) Tableau
8 65 (23.72%) Data Warehouse
9 63 (22.99%) Oracle
9 63 (22.99%) Analytics
10 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (20.07%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (19.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 53 (19.34%) QlikView
13 49 (17.88%) Visualisation
14 44 (16.06%) Microsoft
14 44 (16.06%) SAP BW
15 41 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (14.23%) Informatica
16 39 (14.23%) Data Modelling
17 37 (13.50%) Microsoft Excel
18 36 (13.14%) SAP HANA
19 32 (11.68%) Crystal Reports
20 30 (10.95%) Data Management
21 29 (10.58%) Banking
22 27 (9.85%) MicroStrategy
22 27 (9.85%) Data Quality
23 26 (9.49%) Project Management
23 26 (9.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
24 25 (9.12%) SAP Data Services

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 15 (5.47%) SAS
1 15 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.92%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.19%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.19%) JBoss
5 4 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.09%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 2 (0.73%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (13.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.73%) SPSS
6 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.36%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (2.92%) Markit EDM
1 8 (2.92%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 7 (2.55%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.55%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (2.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (2.19%) SAP BPC
3 6 (2.19%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.82%) ResourceLink
5 3 (1.09%) iTrent
5 3 (1.09%) Summit
6 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.73%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.36%) Global One
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.36%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 11 (4.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 10 (3.65%) Force.com
4 7 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.46%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.36%) Taleo
6 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.19%) SMS
2 4 (1.46%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (0.73%) FTP
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) LAN
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.73%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.36%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 65 (23.72%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (19.34%) QlikView
3 53 (19.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (16.06%) SAP BW
5 41 (14.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (13.14%) SAP HANA
7 32 (11.68%) Crystal Reports
8 26 (9.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 25 (9.12%) SAP Data Services
10 24 (8.76%) Power BI
11 23 (8.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (8.03%) Big Data
13 17 (6.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 17 (6.20%) Relational Database
14 15 (5.47%) Pentaho
15 13 (4.74%) Hadoop
15 13 (4.74%) OLAP
15 13 (4.74%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (4.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (3.65%) Ant
1 10 (3.65%) Eclipse
1 10 (3.65%) SoapUI
2 8 (2.92%) Selenium
3 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.19%) JIRA
4 6 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.09%) ERwin
5 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.73%) GitLab
6 2 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.36%) Introscope
7 1 (0.36%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.36%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.36%) NuGet
7 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 104 (37.96%) Finance
2 29 (10.58%) Banking
3 19 (6.93%) Marketing
4 16 (5.84%) Retail
5 12 (4.38%) German Language
5 12 (4.38%) Italian Language
6 11 (4.01%) Advertising
7 9 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.92%) Legal
8 8 (2.92%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.19%) Electronics
9 6 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (2.19%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.09%) Publishing
11 2 (0.73%) Front Office
11 2 (0.73%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 81 (29.56%) Analyst
2 79 (28.83%) Developer
3 33 (12.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 31 (11.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 25 (9.12%) Consultant
6 21 (7.66%) Architect
6 21 (7.66%) Business Analyst
6 21 (7.66%) Data Analyst
6 21 (7.66%) SQL Developer
7 19 (6.93%) Business Developer
7 19 (6.93%) SQL Analyst
8 16 (5.84%) Analyst Developer
8 16 (5.84%) Report Developer
8 16 (5.84%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 15 (5.47%) SAP Consultant
10 14 (5.11%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.11%) SQL BI Developer
11 13 (4.74%) QlikView Developer
12 11 (4.01%) Data Business Analyst
12 11 (4.01%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.66%) .NET
2 14 (5.11%) JSON
3 10 (3.65%) Ajax
4 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (1.82%) JDBC
5 5 (1.82%) SAP Basis
6 4 (1.46%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (1.46%) MDX
6 4 (1.46%) ODBC
6 4 (1.46%) Web Services
7 3 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.09%) HTML
7 3 (1.09%) SAPUI5
7 3 (1.09%) XML
8 2 (0.73%) Kafka
8 2 (0.73%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.73%) QuickFIX
8 2 (0.73%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.73%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.07%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.57%) Data Structures
3 16 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.38%) User Experience
5 10 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.28%) FMCG
6 9 (3.28%) Reference Data
7 6 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.46%) Fintech
10 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.09%) Replication
11 2 (0.73%) BBC
11 2 (0.73%) CMDB
11 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.73%) Derivative
11 2 (0.73%) Equities
11 2 (0.73%) iPad
12 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.28%) Unix
2 8 (2.92%) Windows
3 6 (2.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (53.65%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (31.75%) ETL
3 63 (22.99%) Analytics
4 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (17.88%) Visualisation
6 39 (14.23%) Data Modelling
7 30 (10.95%) Data Management
8 26 (9.49%) Project Management
9 24 (8.76%) Scrum
9 24 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.39%) Dimensional Modelling
11 18 (6.57%) Data Governance
11 18 (6.57%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (5.84%) Business Analysis
13 15 (5.47%) Migration
14 13 (4.74%) Kimball Methodology
14 13 (4.74%) Test Automation
15 12 (4.38%) Procure-to-Pay
15 12 (4.38%) Use Case
16 11 (4.01%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.64%) SQL
2 21 (7.66%) PL/SQL
3 17 (6.20%) Java
4 16 (5.84%) C#
5 14 (5.11%) VBA
6 11 (4.01%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.65%) Apex Code
7 10 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.65%) SOQL
8 7 (2.55%) Python
9 6 (2.19%) ABAP
9 6 (2.19%) C
9 6 (2.19%) Perl
9 6 (2.19%) VB
10 4 (1.46%) R
11 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.36%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (9.12%) Degree
2 6 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.36%) ACCA
5 1 (0.36%) CIMA
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
5 1 (0.36%) MBA
5 1 (0.36%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.85%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.01%) QA
3 5 (1.82%) CDISC
3 5 (1.82%) IFRS
3 5 (1.82%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.73%) GDPR
4 2 (0.73%) HL7
4 2 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) Apache Flume
1 4 (1.46%) HDFS
2 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) NFS
3 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Ansible
1 2 (0.73%) Dollar Universe
1 2 (0.73%) Oozie
2 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (42.70%) SAP
2 67 (24.45%) Tableau
3 63 (22.99%) Oracle
4 44 (16.06%) Microsoft
5 39 (14.23%) Informatica
6 27 (9.85%) MicroStrategy
7 21 (7.66%) Cognos
8 14 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (4.74%) Ariba
9 13 (4.74%) IBM
10 8 (2.92%) OpenText
10 8 (2.92%) Teradata
11 7 (2.55%) Sybase
12 6 (2.19%) Vertica
13 5 (1.82%) Ab Initio
13 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.82%) Hyperion
13 5 (1.82%) Jaspersoft
13 5 (1.82%) Northgate
14 4 (1.46%) TIBCO