Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 November 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 > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 157 109
Rank change year-on-year -45 -48 +42
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 39 106 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.48% 1.10% 1.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 5.27% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 57 80
Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £234 £305 £255
90th Percentile £545 £600 £488
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Midlands median hourly rate - £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.23% -14.64%
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £21.63
% change year-on-year -0.98% -11.27% -15.20%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1524 2012 1869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.69% 20.82% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 1231 1152
Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £270 £262 £221
90th Percentile £538 £550 £510
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 48
Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.51% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £18.15 £13.28 £12.75
90th Percentile £56.49 £33.90 £38.75
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
West Midlands -31 25 £388 -12.92% 5
East Midlands -5 10 £425 -11.92% 5
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 15 (38.46%) SAP
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) SAP BW
4 10 (25.64%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Tableau
5 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.51%) Oracle
6 8 (20.51%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) SAP HANA
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.82%) ETL
10 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (10.26%) NetWeaver
10 4 (10.26%) SAP SD
10 4 (10.26%) Analytics
10 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
11 3 (7.69%) SAPscript
11 3 (7.69%) SAP MM
11 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 3 (7.69%) SAS
11 3 (7.69%) ERP
11 3 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
11 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (10.26%) NetWeaver
2 3 (7.69%) SAS
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SAP SD
2 3 (7.69%) SAP MM
3 2 (5.13%) SAP MDG
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.56%) iTrent
4 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
4 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (2.56%) SAP GRC
4 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (2.56%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) SAP BW
3 8 (20.51%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (15.38%) SAP HANA
5 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.13%) QlikView
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.56%) Big Data
9 1 (2.56%) BigQuery
9 1 (2.56%) DataStage
9 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Automotive
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Report Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Crystal Reports Developer
4 5 (12.82%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Report Writer
7 2 (5.13%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) SAP BusinessObjects Reports Writer
7 2 (5.13%) SAP SD Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Tableau Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Business Objects Reports Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) ETL
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Analytics
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) ERP
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.13%) SSADM
7 2 (5.13%) Statistics
7 2 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.56%) ABAP
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) MCSA
1 2 (5.13%) MCSE
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) GCP
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) SAP
2 10 (25.64%) Tableau
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Cognos
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Sophos
4 2 (5.13%) Sun
4 2 (5.13%) Veeam
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy