Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 (BO) Consultant
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 866 782 857
Rank change year-on-year -84 +75 -4
Contract jobs requiring an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant 20 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.051% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.053% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 13
UK median daily rate £350 £445 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.35% +23.61% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £360
% change year-on-year -4.49% +23.61% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,561 86,366 100,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 61,899 55,926 65,290
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.07% +5.13%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,049 2,882 3,069
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% -6.39% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -11.15% +19.05%

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 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
England -63 18 £350 -21.35% 2
London -48 11 £350 -12.50%
UK excluding London -42 6 £425 -4.49% 2
Midlands -11 4 £419 -7.05% 1
West Midlands -20 4 £419 -7.05% 1
East of England +1 1 - -
Yorkshire -25 1 £438 -14.63% 1
North of England -47 1 £438 +4.17% 1

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) SMS
3 10 (50.00%) ResourceLink
3 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 10 (50.00%) Northgate
4 9 (45.00%) SAP
5 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (30.00%) ETL
6 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (25.00%) Lumira
7 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
8 4 (20.00%) Analytics
8 4 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (10.00%) DevOps
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
11 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
11 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
11 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 1 (5.00%) OOD
11 1 (5.00%) BEA
11 1 (5.00%) Informatica
11 1 (5.00%) Unix

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (50.00%) ResourceLink
2 4 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (25.00%) Lumira
3 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CA Gen
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Data Extraction
1 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) ETL Development
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) RUP
7 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Northgate
2 9 (45.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) BEA
4 1 (5.00%) Capita
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Pega
4 1 (5.00%) webMethods