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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 131 92
Rank change year-on-year +38 -39  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 19 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 0.67% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.14% 3.36% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 15
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +114.81% -40.00%  

BusinessObjects is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 370 595 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.43% 19.89% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 350 350
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Median hourly rate £27.45 £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.76% +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 8 £425 +25.92% 1
Glasgow +7 8 £388 -4.32%
Stirling +5 3 £475 -
BusinessObjects
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 30 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 23 (54.76%) Oracle
4 17 (40.48%) SAP
5 15 (35.71%) Finance
6 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.81%) ETL
8 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 8 (19.05%) SAP BW
9 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 8 (19.05%) Tableau
9 8 (19.05%) Analytics
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 7 (16.67%) NWDI
10 7 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (16.67%) SAP MII
10 7 (16.67%) SAP BPC
10 7 (16.67%) Cognos
10 7 (16.67%) Sybase
10 7 (16.67%) SAP Basis
10 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (16.67%) MaxDB
11 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.29%) QlikView
12 5 (11.90%) Degree
12 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.90%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (11.90%) Informatica
12 5 (11.90%) MS Access

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 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) PowerExchange
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) SAP BPC
1 7 (16.67%) SAP MII
2 4 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (2.38%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SAP BW
3 7 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) MaxDB
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (14.29%) QlikView
5 5 (11.90%) MS Access
5 5 (11.90%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (7.14%) Big Data
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.38%) Looker
9 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
9 1 (2.38%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) NWDI
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) General Ledger
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Business Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Administrator
4 6 (14.29%) SAP Administrator
4 6 (14.29%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) SAP Basis
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) ETL
3 8 (19.05%) Analytics
4 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Workflow
7 4 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
7 4 (9.52%) Data Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) ERP
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Scorecard
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) ABAP
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 17 (40.48%) SAP
3 8 (19.05%) Tableau
4 7 (16.67%) Cognos
4 7 (16.67%) Sybase
5 5 (11.90%) Informatica
6 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.38%) OpenText