Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 306 277
Rank change year-on-year +65 -29 -44
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 59 79 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 2.34% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 55
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £346
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South East median hourly rate - £23.83 -
England median hourly rate £19.01 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -30.87% -3.51% +6.66%

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 2,177 3,382 3,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.17% 21.14% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 2,179 2,154
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £608 £588 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £475
% change year-on-year - +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 41
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +164.71%
10th Percentile £16.64 £18.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £76.75 £58.93 £50.00
England median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +34.90%

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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +32 21 £438 +1.74% 9
Thames Valley +35 20 £456 +28.07% 3
Berkshire +21 14 £450 +12.50%
Kent +15 10 £338 -22.86%
Hampshire +41 5 £463 +2.78%
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £513 +141.18% 1
Surrey +42 3 £500 +49.04% 1
Oxfordshire +25 1 £400 -8.57% 2
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 32 (54.24%) SAP
2 31 (52.54%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (42.37%) Finance
4 19 (32.20%) Data Modelling
5 18 (30.51%) SQL
6 16 (27.12%) CRM
7 15 (25.42%) Migration
7 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
8 14 (23.73%) webMethods
8 14 (23.73%) ERP
9 13 (22.03%) ETL
9 13 (22.03%) Analytics
10 12 (20.34%) SAP PSCD
10 12 (20.34%) Revenue Management
11 11 (18.64%) SAP Data Services
11 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.95%) SAP XI
12 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.95%) SAP ERP
12 10 (16.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 9 (15.25%) Lumira
13 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 9 (15.25%) CCA
13 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (13.56%) QlikView
14 8 (13.56%) General Ledger
14 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
1 5 (8.47%) SAP Portal
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Open Workbench
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.39%) SPSS
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) SAP PSCD
2 10 (16.95%) SAP ERP
3 3 (5.08%) SAP FI
4 2 (3.39%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.69%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) AWS
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Step Functions
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SAP Data Services
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 9 (15.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (15.25%) Lumira
4 8 (13.56%) QlikView
4 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
5 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.47%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (6.78%) SAP BW
7 4 (6.78%) SAP HANA
8 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (3.39%) OLAP
9 2 (3.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
3 8 (13.56%) General Ledger
4 7 (11.86%) Public Sector
5 5 (8.47%) Billing
6 3 (5.08%) Local Government
7 2 (3.39%) Automotive
7 2 (3.39%) Retail
8 1 (1.69%) French Language
8 1 (1.69%) Law
8 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.69%) Marketing
8 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) Developer
3 15 (25.42%) Consultant
4 13 (22.03%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Business Developer
5 6 (10.17%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) ABAP Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) SAP Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (5.08%) SAP BI Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) SAP XI
2 4 (6.78%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (6.78%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) REST
4 1 (1.69%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Acoustics
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) DataPower
2 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (32.20%) Data Modelling
3 16 (27.12%) CRM
4 15 (25.42%) Migration
4 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (23.73%) ERP
6 13 (22.03%) Analytics
6 13 (22.03%) ETL
7 12 (20.34%) Revenue Management
8 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.56%) Accounts Payable
9 8 (13.56%) Accounts Receivable
9 8 (13.56%) Master Data Management
10 7 (11.86%) Change Management
11 6 (10.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 6 (10.17%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (10.17%) Change Control
11 6 (10.17%) Data Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (10.17%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) ABAP
3 4 (6.78%) C
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) CCA
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) CIMA
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) IFRS
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) SAP
2 14 (23.73%) webMethods
3 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) Adobe
4 6 (10.17%) Cognos
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) Niku
6 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica
7 2 (3.39%) Tableau
7 2 (3.39%) Talend
8 1 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.69%) TIBCO