Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 409 357 357
Rank change year-on-year -52 0 -136
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 230 288 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.65% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.02% 2.74% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 180 191
London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £305
90th Percentile £575 £650 £575
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.57 £23.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% +6.54% +4.84%
10th Percentile £26.25 £17.25 £19.44
90th Percentile £44.25 £31.08 £45.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year +57.94% +42.97% -29.55%

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 11,414 10,494 10,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.74% 23.55% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,493 7,675 7,310
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £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 53 57 41
London median hourly rate £27.73 £27.16 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.10% -15.13% +42.22%
10th Percentile £16.85 £18.30 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.70 £58.75 £100.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +7.02% +3.64%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -53 32 £425 -15.00% 14
West London -16 19 £433 -1.14% 14
East London -11 12 £413 - 2
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 122 (53.04%) SAP
2 114 (49.57%) SQL
3 94 (40.87%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (32.17%) Finance
5 55 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 53 (23.04%) Tableau
7 46 (20.00%) Analytics
8 45 (19.57%) Oracle
9 43 (18.70%) ETL
10 38 (16.52%) SAP Data Services
11 35 (15.22%) Power BI
11 35 (15.22%) Data Modelling
12 34 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (13.91%) Microsoft Excel
15 30 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 28 (12.17%) SAP BW
16 28 (12.17%) Banking
17 27 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
18 26 (11.30%) Visualisation
19 25 (10.87%) SAP HANA
20 24 (10.43%) QlikView
20 24 (10.43%) Microsoft
21 22 (9.57%) Cognos
21 22 (9.57%) J2EE
22 21 (9.13%) Project Management
22 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 20 (8.70%) .NET
24 17 (7.39%) Change Management
24 17 (7.39%) Decision-Making

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 16 (6.96%) IIS
2 15 (6.52%) Apache
3 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.04%) SAS
5 6 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.74%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (13.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (4.35%) SAP BPC
2 8 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (3.04%) Workday HCM
4 5 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.30%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.87%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.87%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.74%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.09%) SAN
2 5 (2.17%) SMS
3 3 (1.30%) CTI
3 3 (1.30%) PBX
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.52%) SAP Data Services
3 35 (15.22%) Power BI
4 33 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 28 (12.17%) SAP BW
7 25 (10.87%) SAP HANA
8 24 (10.43%) QlikView
9 21 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (6.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.65%) Spotfire
12 13 (5.65%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (5.22%) DB2
14 11 (4.78%) Lumira
15 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
16 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
17 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (3.04%) Hadoop
18 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.74%) JIRA
2 4 (1.74%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.87%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.43%) RStudio
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 74 (32.17%) Finance
2 28 (12.17%) Banking
3 16 (6.96%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.04%) Marketing
6 6 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.17%) Legal
8 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.87%) Publishing
9 2 (0.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 68 (29.57%) Developer
2 44 (19.13%) Consultant
3 42 (18.26%) Analyst
4 28 (12.17%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 24 (10.43%) Business Developer
6 21 (9.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 20 (8.70%) Data Analyst
8 16 (6.96%) SAP Consultant
9 15 (6.52%) Architect
10 14 (6.09%) ETL Developer
11 12 (5.22%) Designer
12 11 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
14 9 (3.91%) SAP Developer
14 9 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
15 7 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 7 (3.04%) SQL Developer
16 6 (2.61%) Administrator
16 6 (2.61%) Business Consultant
16 6 (2.61%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.57%) J2EE
2 20 (8.70%) .NET
3 15 (6.52%) Middleware
4 12 (5.22%) XML
5 10 (4.35%) JSON
6 4 (1.74%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.87%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.87%) HTML
7 2 (0.87%) J2SE
7 2 (0.87%) Spring
8 1 (0.43%) COM
8 1 (0.43%) EDI
8 1 (0.43%) HTML5
8 1 (0.43%) JSP
8 1 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) SAML
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.43%) WCF
8 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.09%) Clustering
2 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.91%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.61%) FMCG
6 6 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.61%) Replication
7 4 (1.74%) Blog
7 4 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.30%) IVR
9 2 (0.87%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.96%) Linux
2 15 (6.52%) Unix
3 14 (6.09%) Solaris
4 5 (2.17%) Windows
4 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (40.87%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (20.00%) Analytics
3 43 (18.70%) ETL
4 35 (15.22%) Data Modelling
5 27 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (11.30%) Visualisation
7 21 (9.13%) Project Management
8 17 (7.39%) Change Management
8 17 (7.39%) Decision-Making
9 16 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.96%) Data Analysis
9 16 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (6.52%) CRM
10 15 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (5.65%) Data Visualisation
11 13 (5.65%) ITIL
12 12 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.22%) Migration
12 12 (5.22%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 114 (49.57%) SQL
2 14 (6.09%) Java
3 10 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.61%) VBA
6 5 (2.17%) ABAP
6 5 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.74%) C#
8 3 (1.30%) PHP
8 3 (1.30%) R
9 2 (0.87%) Python
9 2 (0.87%) VB
9 2 (0.87%) XPath
10 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) COBOL
10 1 (0.43%) Perl
10 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (3.04%) Degree
3 1 (0.43%) CCA
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.78%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.91%) CDISC
3 5 (2.17%) GDPR
4 4 (1.74%) QA
5 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.74%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 122 (53.04%) SAP
2 53 (23.04%) Tableau
3 45 (19.57%) Oracle
4 24 (10.43%) Microsoft
5 22 (9.57%) Cognos
6 15 (6.52%) VMware
7 13 (5.65%) Informatica
8 11 (4.78%) Google
9 9 (3.91%) IBM
10 8 (3.48%) Workday
11 7 (3.04%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (2.17%) hybris
12 5 (2.17%) OpenText
13 4 (1.74%) Adobe
13 4 (1.74%) HP
13 4 (1.74%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.74%) Teradata
14 3 (1.30%) Facebook
14 3 (1.30%) Sybase
14 3 (1.30%) Twitter