The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 30 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.79% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 4.28% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Median daily rate £413 £425 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -17.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 118 187 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.10% 18.39% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 125 101
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Reading

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Thunderhead
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Informatica
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) QlikView
6 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) CloverETL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SSIS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Global Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Thunderhead
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Talend