Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 170 138
Rank change year-on-year +3 -32 +34
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 34 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 0.34% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 1.78% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 21
Scotland median daily rate £360 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £311
90th Percentile £488 £464 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £19.42 £18.38
% change year-on-year +41.62% +5.67% -13.53%

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 1,085 957 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.75% 19.19% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 525 531
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £261
90th Percentile £538 £504 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.60% -1.18% +70.00%
10th Percentile £14.15 £14.14 £9.37
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.15 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.33% +11.25% -0.22%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +4 17 £400 -5.04% 1
Glasgow -12 15 £344 -8.33% 2
East Lothian - 1 - -
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (41.18%) ETL
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (35.29%) Tableau
6 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Informatica
7 8 (23.53%) VBA
7 8 (23.53%) SAP
7 8 (23.53%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
8 7 (20.59%) QlikView
8 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
8 7 (20.59%) Analytics
8 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) SAS
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) QA
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (14.71%) Pentaho
10 5 (14.71%) Big Data
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server

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 6 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (20.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 7 (20.59%) QlikView
3 5 (14.71%) Big Data
3 5 (14.71%) Pentaho
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) GIS
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) OLAP
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Business Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Data Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Technology Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) ETL Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Report Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SAS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (41.18%) ETL
3 9 (26.47%) Data Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
4 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
5 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Data Virtualisation
8 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.88%) Information Security
9 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) VBA
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
2 6 (17.65%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) IFRS
3 2 (5.88%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Tableau
2 8 (23.53%) Informatica
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) SAP
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Cognos
4 2 (5.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy