Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 15 October 2018 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 West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 145 169
Rank change year-on-year -29 +24 -40
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 40 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 0.99% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 5.01% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 35
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £288 £335 £183
90th Percentile £503 £508 £435
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year +57.94% +42.97% -29.55%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,315 1,077 1,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.75% 19.72% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 686 871
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £288 £256
90th Percentile £562 £534 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 29
South West median hourly rate £38.75 £37.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.03% +14.62% -
10th Percentile £17.29 £14.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £66.35 £54.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +7.02% +3.64%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BusinessObjects as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the South West over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the South West

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Gloucestershire -4 16 £438 +4.17% 1
Bristol -8 14 £405 -1.52% 1
Somerset -3 4 £300 -
Wiltshire -23 3 £423 +5.63% 1
Dorset -2 1 - - 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 28 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (37.50%) Tableau
4 14 (35.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 10 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.50%) SAP
9 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) Power BI
10 5 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) ETL
11 4 (10.00%) SAS
11 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
11 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
12 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
12 3 (7.50%) 4G
12 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
12 3 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management

BusinessObjects
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 4 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) 3G
1 3 (7.50%) 4G
1 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.50%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 10 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (17.50%) Power BI
6 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.50%) SAP BW
7 3 (7.50%) SAP HANA
8 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.50%) Big Data
9 1 (2.50%) Lumira
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.50%) QlikView
9 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Tableau Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Business Objects Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Business Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Business Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Report Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) REST
1 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (12.50%) ETL
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Development
6 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transition
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) XPath
4 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) IFRS
1 1 (2.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Tableau
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 3 (7.50%) Cognos
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata