Period
to 18 February 2018

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 6 months to 18 February 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 XI (BOXI)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 854 799 737
Rank change year-on-year -55 -62 -39
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 14 51 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.054% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.064% 0.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 41 82
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +12.21% -10.88%
10th Percentile £398 £240 £291
90th Percentile £519 £488 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £288 £350
% change year-on-year +42.17% -17.86% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BusinessObjects XI 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 21,826 21,369 24,751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.85% 22.44% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,190 14,284 16,565
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 302 409
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £26.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.25% -5.36% +1.82%
10th Percentile £15.05 £9.43 £11.95
90th Percentile £56.84 £48.63 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +59.18% -10.91% +2.80%

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BusinessObjects XI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the UK

BusinessObjects XI
Top 7 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 6 months to 18 February 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 -57 9 £475 +11.76%
UK excluding London -10 7 £409 +42.17%
London -65 7 £488 +2.63%
Scotland -17 5 £398 +6.00%
South West +5 1 £420 +52.73%
North of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 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 with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (28.57%) Informatica
7 4 (28.57%) ETL
7 4 (28.57%) SAP
8 3 (21.43%) Tableau
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (21.43%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (21.43%) PowerCenter
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) SAP XI
9 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (14.29%) VBA
9 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
9 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (14.29%) Front Office
9 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016

BusinessObjects XI
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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (21.43%) PowerCenter
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
6 1 (7.14%) Power BI
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.14%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SAP XI
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Derivative
1 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
1 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) ETL Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Informatica
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) VMware