The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 28 March 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 XI (BOXI)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 140
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.16% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year - +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BusinessObjects XI 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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 452 608 745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.58% 20.88% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 439 540
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing BusinessObjects XI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects XI in the South West

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the South West

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 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 West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

BusinessObjects XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) Basel II
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata