Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 129 171
Rank change year-on-year -48 +42 -34
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 23 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.19% 3.92% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 16
Scotland median daily rate £353 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.48% +21.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £146 £325 £194
90th Percentile £439 £506 £388
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.58 £17.00
% change year-on-year +48.43% +38.71% -24.44%

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 1,049 790 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.03% 20.90% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 432 670
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £506 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £464 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 19
Scotland median hourly rate £13.33 £43.39 £30.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.28% +43.65% -28.93%
10th Percentile £10.06 £11.29 £9.37
90th Percentile £83.14 £80.74 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year +23.89% -8.13% +18.27%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -26 12 £375 +7.14% 1
Glasgow -34 8 £138 -65.08% 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
5 8 (34.78%) Analytics
6 7 (30.43%) Tableau
7 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (21.74%) SAP
8 5 (21.74%) SAS
8 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
8 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
8 5 (21.74%) QlikView
9 4 (17.39%) Degree
9 4 (17.39%) QA
9 4 (17.39%) SAP BPC
9 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (17.39%) Teradata
9 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
9 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (13.04%) Information Security

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 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP BPC
2 3 (13.04%) SAP MII
3 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) QlikView
2 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
3 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) MaxDB
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.35%) DataStage
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) NWDI
2 1 (4.35%) PROIV
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Tableau Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 6 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Data Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CITP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Tableau
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Teradata
5 2 (8.70%) Sybase
6 1 (4.35%) Cognos
6 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow