Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 138 171
Rank change year-on-year -29 +33 -63
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 17 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.78% 4.55% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 18
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £311 £256
90th Percentile £464 £475 £447
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £18.38 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.67% -13.53% -29.17%

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 957 988 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.19% 23.77% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 531 666
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £261 £260
90th Percentile £504 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 7
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +70.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £14.14 £9.37 £10.80
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £40.07
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.00 £28.06
% change year-on-year +11.25% -0.22% +7.93%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 -24 9 £421 +9.42% 2
Glasgow -14 4 £375 -16.67% 2
West Lothian - 2 £315 -
Stirling +5 1 £475 +5.56%
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Teradata
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Informatica
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
5 3 (17.65%) Tableau
6 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Data Lineage
6 2 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) BODI
6 2 (11.76%) QlikView
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Cognos
6 2 (11.76%) SAS

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 2 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) BODI
2 2 (11.76%) DataStage
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 2 (11.76%) QlikView
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Lumira
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP BW Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Data Lineage
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Informatica
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Teradata
3 3 (17.65%) Tableau
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk