Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 September 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 162 180
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -39
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 27 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.45% 2.97% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 13
Scotland median daily rate £355 £425 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +32.40% -14.40%
10th Percentile £189 £318 £230
90th Percentile £442 £513 £436
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year +57.94% +47.73% -26.18%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,101 1,010 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.63% 21.31% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 539 665
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £306 £290 £258
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.55% +20.53% +11.03%
10th Percentile £10.12 £13.65 £9.37
90th Percentile £34.25 £195.00 £45.15
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £29.81 £29.53
% change year-on-year -6.07% +0.97% +0.08%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Scotland

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Edinburgh -7 14 £360 -10.56% 2
Glasgow -8 11 £150 -63.08% 2
East Lothian - 1 - -
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (40.74%) Data Analysis
6 10 (37.04%) Analytics
6 10 (37.04%) SAS
7 9 (33.33%) Tableau
8 7 (25.93%) QlikView
8 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
9 6 (22.22%) ETL
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
10 5 (18.52%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
11 4 (14.81%) Information Security
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.81%) VBA
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (37.04%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) QlikView
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (7.41%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (40.74%) Data Analysis
3 10 (37.04%) Analytics
4 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
5 6 (22.22%) Data Analytics
5 6 (22.22%) ETL
5 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (14.81%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Statistics
9 2 (7.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) IFRS
2 2 (7.41%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Tableau
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Teradata
5 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase