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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 20
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 3.72% 3.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 14.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +114.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £396
% change year-on-year -3.12% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year +70.58% -14.46%  

BusinessObjects is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21 56 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.50% 26.05% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 22
Median daily rate £420 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (66.67%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (66.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FI
1 2 (66.67%) SAP FSCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Architect
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Financial Architect
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cash Management
1 2 (66.67%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP