The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
UK
Rank 578 592 555
Rank change year-on-year +14 -37  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 18 50 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.43% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 34
Median daily rate £450 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  
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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10302 11737 11801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.74% 22.14% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6968 7866 7527
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 190 155
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.50 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £57.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +14 18 £450 - 6
London +22 13 £463 +2.77% 2
West Midlands +7 5 £375 -
City of London +3 3 £475 +5.55%
Warwickshire - 2 £283 -
Warwick - 1 £290 -

BusinessObjects XI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 35 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 27 (60.00%) Oracle
3 22 (48.89%) SQL
4 17 (37.78%) ETL
5 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (22.22%) QlikView
8 10 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 9 (20.00%) Retail
10 8 (17.78%) Banking
10 8 (17.78%) Data Mart
10 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (17.78%) Sybase
10 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
11 7 (15.56%) Use Case
11 7 (15.56%) ETRM
12 6 (13.33%) Sybase IQ
12 6 (13.33%) Front Office
12 6 (13.33%) Reference Data
12 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
12 6 (13.33%) SAP
13 5 (11.11%) Unix
13 5 (11.11%) Management Information System

BusinessObjects XI
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) RFID
2 1 (2.22%) 2G
2 1 (2.22%) 3G
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) LTE
2 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.22%) SNMP
2 1 (2.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (77.78%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (22.22%) QlikView
5 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 8 (17.78%) Data Mart
7 6 (13.33%) Sybase IQ
8 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 2 (4.44%) DB2
9 2 (4.44%) OLAP
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.44%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (17.78%) Banking
4 6 (13.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 18 (40.00%) Business Developer
4 7 (15.56%) DBA
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SAP BW Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (2.22%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.44%) SAP XI
1 2 (4.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Reference Data
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ETL
2 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.56%) ETRM
4 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
4 7 (15.56%) Use Case
5 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.67%) Validation
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Case Management
8 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.44%) Test Management
8 2 (4.44%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (2.22%) Analytics
9 1 (2.22%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (2.22%) Data Lineage
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.22%) Basel II
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Sybase
3 6 (13.33%) SAP
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Teradata
6 1 (2.22%) Cognos
6 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.22%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.22%) Huawei
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (2.22%) Nortel
6 1 (2.22%) Orchard
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) Samsung
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