The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 24 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.85% 0.56% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +14.00% -  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 32 25 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 27.35% 14.12% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 28
Median daily rate £325 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £473 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.80%  
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Staffordshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports Writer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Development Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Report Writer
1 1 (50.00%) SSRS Report Writer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM