Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 279 224
Rank change year-on-year -12 -55 -77
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 88 97 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.59% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 2.83% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 79
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £277
90th Percentile £581 £531 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.18% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.42 £26.97
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.66% +22.59%

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 3,432 3,423 2,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.47% 20.65% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,191 2,187 1,761
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £575 £553
England median daily rate £480 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.13% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 67
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +158.62% -34.34%
10th Percentile £21.00 £14.48 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.33 £49.63 £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

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 16 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 January 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
Thames Valley 0 21 £350 -10.26% 11
West Sussex -9 21 £490 +22.50% 2
Surrey -24 17 £374 -6.50% 2
Hampshire -14 15 £500 +13.64% 1
Berkshire -17 14 £350 -15.15% 6
Kent +18 9 £438 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £394 +13.31% 2
Oxfordshire +17 2 £431 +15.00% 3
Middlesex +15 1 - -
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 46 (52.27%) SAP
2 38 (43.18%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (27.27%) Finance
3 24 (27.27%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) Validation
4 15 (17.05%) Oracle
5 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.77%) CRM
6 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (14.77%) SAP BW
6 13 (14.77%) Project Management
7 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (11.36%) Master Data Management
9 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
9 10 (11.36%) Windows
10 9 (10.23%) ABAP
10 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
10 9 (10.23%) ERP
10 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.23%) webMethods
10 9 (10.23%) SAS
10 9 (10.23%) Migration
10 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
10 9 (10.23%) SAP HANA
10 9 (10.23%) SAP PSCD
10 9 (10.23%) Revenue Management
10 9 (10.23%) General Ledger
10 9 (10.23%) JIRA

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 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.23%) SAS
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
4 4 (4.55%) Confluence
5 3 (3.41%) NetWeaver
5 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.27%) PowerExchange
6 2 (2.27%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) SAP PSCD
2 7 (7.95%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (3.41%) SAP MDG
3 3 (3.41%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.41%) SAP PM
3 3 (3.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (2.27%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.27%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.14%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (1.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (14.77%) SAP BW
2 11 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
3 9 (10.23%) SAP HANA
4 6 (6.82%) Big Data
4 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.68%) Lumira
6 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.41%) Data Lake
6 3 (3.41%) Essbase
6 3 (3.41%) MS Access
6 3 (3.41%) OLAP
6 3 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (3.41%) Power BI
6 3 (3.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) LSMW
3 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.14%) CA Gen
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) General Ledger
2 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) German Language
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Developer
2 22 (25.00%) Consultant
3 20 (22.73%) Analyst
4 18 (20.45%) SAP Consultant
5 11 (12.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Business Developer
6 9 (10.23%) SAP Developer
7 5 (5.68%) ABAP Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Report Developer
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Data Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) SAP BW Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Master Data Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) SAP BusinessObjects Specialist
9 3 (3.41%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) SAP XI
1 7 (7.95%) XML
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (1.14%) BAPI
4 1 (1.14%) CORBA
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Unix
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (17.05%) Validation
3 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.77%) CRM
4 13 (14.77%) Project Management
5 10 (11.36%) Master Data Management
6 9 (10.23%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.23%) ERP
6 9 (10.23%) Migration
6 9 (10.23%) Revenue Management
7 8 (9.09%) Analytics
7 8 (9.09%) ETL
7 8 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.95%) Accounts Payable
8 7 (7.95%) Accounts Receivable
8 7 (7.95%) SDLC
8 7 (7.95%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.82%) Data Governance
9 6 (6.82%) Data Integration
9 6 (6.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (10.23%) ABAP
2 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.09%) Java
4 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.41%) C#
6 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) CCA
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.27%) PMO
3 1 (1.14%) COBIT
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Control-M
1 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) SAP
2 15 (17.05%) Oracle
3 9 (10.23%) webMethods
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.68%) Remedy
5 5 (5.68%) Tableau
5 5 (5.68%) Workday
6 4 (4.55%) Informatica
6 4 (4.55%) Thunderhead
7 3 (3.41%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.41%) Google
8 2 (2.27%) Adobe
8 2 (2.27%) BT
9 1 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.14%) Netezza
9 1 (1.14%) Pega
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.14%) Virgin Media