The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 28 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 49 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.38% 1.27% 1.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.52% 5.26% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +15.20% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 132 114 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.86% 24.10% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 147
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.77 £19.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in South Wales

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in South Wales

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff -3 2 £475 +46.15%
BusinessObjects
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) Informatica
2 7 (77.78%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (77.78%) ERwin
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) Quality Management
2 7 (77.78%) Ab Initio
2 7 (77.78%) Teradata
2 7 (77.78%) Data Management
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (77.78%) QlikView
2 7 (77.78%) Data Architecture
2 7 (77.78%) Tableau
2 7 (77.78%) Data Quality
2 7 (77.78%) Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) Netezza
3 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 6 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) SAS
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) XML

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) QlikView
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) ERwin
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
1 7 (77.78%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Teradata Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) Analytics
2 7 (77.78%) Data Architecture
2 7 (77.78%) Data Management
2 7 (77.78%) ETL
2 7 (77.78%) Quality Management
3 6 (66.67%) Data Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 6 (66.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) Data Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 1 (11.11%) Kanban
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Ab Initio
1 7 (77.78%) Informatica
1 7 (77.78%) MicroStrategy
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Tableau
1 7 (77.78%) Teradata
2 6 (66.67%) Netezza
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft