The median contractor rate for a SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
UK
Rank 554 561 537
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24  
Contract jobs requiring an SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer 45 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 48
Median daily rate £423 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.62% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +0.33% -7.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer in the job title.

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

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer in the UK

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Top 20 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) Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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
England +30 44 £425 +6.25% 2
London +17 19 £450 -6.25% 1
West Midlands +14 11 £300 -25.00%
South East +22 7 £388 +55.00% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £300 -
East of England -4 4 - -
Essex - 4 - -
Berkshire +24 3 £370 +48.00%
City of London +9 3 £475 +5.84%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £445 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £445 -
Croydon - 2 £393 -
North West +16 1 - -
Slough +6 1 £300 +20.00%
Birmingham -2 1 £435 +16.00%
Billericay - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer in the job title.

1 83 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 44 (53.01%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 27 (32.53%) SAP
5 24 (28.92%) Oracle
6 22 (26.51%) BusinessObjects XI
7 19 (22.89%) ETL
8 17 (20.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 16 (19.28%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL
10 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
10 15 (18.07%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (14.46%) Banking
11 12 (14.46%) Finance
12 11 (13.25%) QlikView
12 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
14 9 (10.84%) Sybase
14 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
15 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
15 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
15 8 (9.64%) SAP Data Services
16 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
16 7 (8.43%) Migration
17 6 (7.23%) Sybase IQ
17 6 (7.23%) VBA
17 6 (7.23%) Dimensional Modelling

SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 28 (33.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 22 (26.51%) BusinessObjects XI
4 17 (20.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 16 (19.28%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (18.07%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
7 11 (13.25%) QlikView
8 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
8 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
8 8 (9.64%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (7.23%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (6.02%) SAP HANA
11 4 (4.82%) Pentaho
12 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (3.61%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (14.46%) Banking
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Front Office
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) MDX
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) OLE
2 1 (1.20%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Pricing Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (53.01%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (22.89%) ETL
3 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (10.84%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.43%) Migration
6 6 (7.23%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (7.23%) ETRM
7 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.02%) OO
7 5 (6.02%) RUP
7 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.61%) Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.41%) Analytics
9 2 (2.41%) Data Mapping
9 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) SQL
2 15 (18.07%) PL/SQL
3 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.23%) VBA
5 4 (4.82%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) SAP
2 24 (28.92%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) Sybase
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.20%) Cognos
5 1 (1.20%) Orchard
5 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) Teradata
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