Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 127 148
Rank change year-on-year -37 +21 -25
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 18 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 1.20% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 5.47% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 17
Scotland median daily rate £394 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £312 £198
90th Percentile £461 £475 £481
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £24.44 £21.75
% change year-on-year +16.61% +12.37% -20.91%

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 927 822 1,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.89% 21.84% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 454 675
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £291 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 7
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.37% +61.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.26 £9.80
90th Percentile £61.18 £52.15 £40.07
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.70% -1.82% -

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -48 9 £394 +12.50%
Glasgow -20 4 - - 12
West Lothian - 2 £315 -
Stirling +5 1 £475 +11.76%
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Teradata
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Basis
5 4 (22.22%) SAP BPC
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Informatica
6 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 3 (16.67%) SAP MII
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Tableau
6 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) MaxDB
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) Data Lineage
7 2 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements

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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP BPC
2 3 (16.67%) SAP MII
3 1 (5.56%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SAP BW
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) MaxDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) Lumira
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) NWDI
2 1 (5.56%) PROIV
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
4 2 (11.11%) Data Lineage
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scorecard
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Teradata
3 3 (16.67%) Informatica
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) MicroStrategy