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 3 months to 24 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 164 168
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 55 106 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 1.19% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 5.72% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 68 62
Median daily rate £375 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £430 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +14.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -33.33%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1705 1854 2015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.32% 20.78% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 1156 1233
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +57.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire +12 17 £450 +16.88% 2
East Sussex - 14 £313 -
West Sussex +18 7 £365 -1.01% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £431 +35.70% 3
Surrey -16 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -27 4 £403 -5.29% 4
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 56 (51.85%) SAP
2 49 (45.37%) SQL
3 40 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.07%) Finance
6 22 (20.37%) Oracle
7 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (17.59%) Analytics
9 18 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 17 (15.74%) SAP BW
11 15 (13.89%) T-SQL
12 14 (12.96%) Web Services
12 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
12 14 (12.96%) ERP
12 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (12.96%) SAP Data Services
13 13 (12.04%) PMI Certification
14 12 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (11.11%) PRINCE2
14 12 (11.11%) Java
14 12 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 11 (10.19%) REST
15 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
15 11 (10.19%) SOAP
15 11 (10.19%) CRM
15 11 (10.19%) SAP ERP
15 11 (10.19%) Test Management
15 11 (10.19%) Data Management
16 10 (9.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 10 (9.26%) MS Project Server

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 (9.26%) MS Project Server
2 6 (5.56%) IIS
3 5 (4.63%) JBoss
4 3 (2.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) SAP ERP
2 9 (8.33%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.93%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.93%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.93%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.93%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) DNS
1 6 (5.56%) Firewall
1 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
1 6 (5.56%) Network Security
1 6 (5.56%) SSL
1 6 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SAP BW
2 14 (12.96%) SAP Data Services
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 12 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
5 10 (9.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 10 (9.26%) SAP HANA
6 9 (8.33%) Lumira
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.63%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.70%) DB2
9 4 (3.70%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.78%) Big Data
10 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (2.78%) QlikView
11 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) XMLSpy
2 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 18 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.26%) Marketing
4 9 (8.33%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Retail
6 2 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 16 (14.81%) Analyst
2 16 (14.81%) Consultant
2 16 (14.81%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 14 (12.96%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (9.26%) Database Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 9 (8.33%) SAP Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) PMO Planner
8 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) SAP Architect
9 4 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) Web Services
2 11 (10.19%) REST
2 11 (10.19%) SOAP
3 10 (9.26%) SAP XI
4 6 (5.56%) Regular Expression
5 5 (4.63%) XML
6 4 (3.70%) SAP Basis
6 4 (3.70%) XSD
7 2 (1.85%) .NET
7 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.93%) EDI
8 1 (0.93%) J2EE
8 1 (0.93%) MDX
8 1 (0.93%) OLE
8 1 (0.93%) OLE DB
8 1 (0.93%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) PMI
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.59%) Analytics
4 14 (12.96%) ERP
5 12 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 11 (10.19%) CRM
6 11 (10.19%) Data Management
6 11 (10.19%) Test Management
7 10 (9.26%) Master Data Management
7 10 (9.26%) Project Management
8 9 (8.33%) ITIL
8 9 (8.33%) Migration
8 9 (8.33%) Revenue Management
9 8 (7.41%) Demand Management
9 8 (7.41%) Dependency Management
9 8 (7.41%) Gantt Chart
9 8 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
9 8 (7.41%) Predictive Analytics
9 8 (7.41%) Service Management
10 7 (6.48%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.37%) SQL
2 15 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 12 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.78%) ANSI SQL
5 3 (2.78%) COBOL
6 2 (1.85%) ABAP
6 2 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) PMI Certification
2 9 (8.33%) CCA
3 5 (4.63%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.78%) PMP
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) PMO
2 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 56 (51.85%) SAP
2 22 (20.37%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.33%) webMethods
5 7 (6.48%) Cisco
6 6 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.56%) Citrix
6 6 (5.56%) Dell
6 6 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (5.56%) Informatica
7 5 (4.63%) OpenText
8 4 (3.70%) Teradata
8 4 (3.70%) Thunderhead
9 3 (2.78%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.78%) Cognos
9 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.85%) Google
10 2 (1.85%) HP
10 2 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.85%) Sybase
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago