Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 August 2019 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 266 261
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -50
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 110 119 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 3.32% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 62
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +12.96% +7.50%
10th Percentile £269 £325 £295
90th Percentile £538 £582 £500
England median daily rate £433 £425 £444
% change year-on-year +1.76% -4.23% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.23 £35.00 £22.24
% change year-on-year -27.91% +57.36% +48.28%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2,804 3,580 3,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.16% 21.30% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,733 2,259 2,123
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £282
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 53 73
South East median hourly rate £47.69 £40.00 £19.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.23% +103.46% -44.62%
10th Percentile £18.00 £12.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £72.50 £55.00 £49.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South East

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
West Sussex +7 31 £313 -34.21%
Surrey +46 29 £375 +0.87% 1
Hampshire +7 21 £400 -11.11% 4
Thames Valley +2 17 £475 +16.56% 7
Berkshire -11 10 £400 +10.34% 3
Kent +3 8 £152 - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £475 -13.64% 1
East Sussex -4 3 £425 -
Oxfordshire +17 1 £500 +28.62% 3
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 57 (51.82%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (50.91%) SAP
3 34 (30.91%) SQL
4 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 30 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (21.82%) SAP BW
6 24 (21.82%) Finance
7 23 (20.91%) Analytics
8 20 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 20 (18.18%) Oracle
9 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (16.36%) Management Information System
10 18 (16.36%) Qlik Sense
10 18 (16.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (15.45%) Data Modelling
11 17 (15.45%) VB
11 17 (15.45%) SAP HANA
12 16 (14.55%) Data Quality
12 16 (14.55%) Tableau
12 16 (14.55%) ABAP
13 15 (13.64%) PL/SQL
13 15 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
13 15 (13.64%) Visualisation
13 15 (13.64%) Power Platform
13 15 (13.64%) Power BI
14 14 (12.73%) Change Management
14 14 (12.73%) Microsoft

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (6.36%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (0.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (8.18%) Open Workbench
5 3 (2.73%) SPSS
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) SAP ERP
1 7 (6.36%) SAP FI
1 7 (6.36%) SAP PSCD
2 6 (5.45%) SAP FI-CA
3 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (2.73%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.91%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.91%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.64%) Power Platform
2 6 (5.45%) SaaS
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) GPRS
1 3 (2.73%) GSM
1 3 (2.73%) UMTS
2 1 (0.91%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) SAP BW
2 20 (18.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 19 (17.27%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (16.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 18 (16.36%) Qlik Sense
5 17 (15.45%) SAP HANA
6 15 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (13.64%) Power BI
7 13 (11.82%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (8.18%) Data Lake
9 8 (7.27%) Big Data
10 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
11 4 (3.64%) Data Mining
11 4 (3.64%) MySQL
11 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.73%) Lumira
12 3 (2.73%) MS Access
12 3 (2.73%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.82%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JIRA
1 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.91%) LSMW
2 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (21.82%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 7 (6.36%) General Ledger
5 6 (5.45%) Publishing
6 3 (2.73%) Marketing
6 3 (2.73%) Retail
7 2 (1.82%) Automotive
7 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.82%) Police
8 1 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) German Language
8 1 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (32.73%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) Analyst
3 16 (14.55%) SAP Developer
4 15 (13.64%) Consultant
5 14 (12.73%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 14 (12.73%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (12.73%) SQL Developer
6 13 (11.82%) SAP BW Developer
7 12 (10.91%) PL/SQL Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Data Analyst
9 9 (8.18%) Business Analyst
9 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (7.27%) Report Specialist
11 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
11 7 (6.36%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (5.45%) SAP FI Consultant
13 5 (4.55%) Report Writer
13 5 (4.55%) SAP BusinessObjects Reports Writer
14 4 (3.64%) HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) SAP XI
2 8 (7.27%) XML
3 3 (2.73%) .NET
4 2 (1.82%) LDAP
4 2 (1.82%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (1.82%) Web Services
4 2 (1.82%) XSLT
5 1 (0.91%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.36%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.73%) Life Science
5 2 (1.82%) Replication
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.91%) PMI
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
1 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
1 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (20.91%) Analytics
3 17 (15.45%) Data Modelling
3 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 14 (12.73%) Change Management
6 13 (11.82%) CRM
6 13 (11.82%) ERP
7 12 (10.91%) Migration
7 12 (10.91%) Project Management
8 11 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 9 (8.18%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (8.18%) Change Control
10 9 (8.18%) Data Governance
10 9 (8.18%) ETL
10 9 (8.18%) Service Management
10 9 (8.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.91%) SQL
2 17 (15.45%) VB
3 16 (14.55%) ABAP
4 15 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.64%) Java
7 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.73%) VBA
8 2 (1.82%) C#
8 2 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.91%) PHP
9 1 (0.91%) Python
9 1 (0.91%) R
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) ISEB
2 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) CCA
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) MCSA
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.55%) Data Quality
2 10 (9.09%) PMO
3 7 (6.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) COBIT
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 56 (50.91%) SAP
2 20 (18.18%) Oracle
3 16 (14.55%) Tableau
4 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.27%) Niku
5 8 (7.27%) Workday
6 7 (6.36%) webMethods
7 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.73%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.73%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.73%) Thunderhead
9 2 (1.82%) Informatica
9 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.91%) Google
10 1 (0.91%) HP
10 1 (0.91%) Liquidlogic
10 1 (0.91%) OpenText
10 1 (0.91%) Reuters
10 1 (0.91%) Teradata