The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Crystal Reports skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 30 May 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 Crystal Reports
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 560 474
Rank change year-on-year +30 -86  
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 67 95 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.82% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 90
Median daily rate £425 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.86% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £453 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +29.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -31.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -14.63% -31.09%  

Crystal Reports 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 10164 11612 12757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.70% 21.64% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6700 7912 8325
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 179 171
Median hourly rate £37.00 £33.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% +34.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.50 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £34.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +15.32% +31.73%  

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Crystal Reports as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports over the 3 months to 30 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Crystal Reports within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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 +43 64 £425 +26.39% 34
London -1 25 £500 +44.92% 4
South West +13 12 £388 -3.12% 5
South East +22 11 £400 +33.33% 2
Bristol - 11 £388 - 1
East of England -7 9 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London -1 8 £575 +74.24% 2
Watford - 7 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £350 -
Surrey +9 5 £400 +33.33%
Berkshire +31 3 - - 1
Leeds +21 3 £450 +56.52% 1
West Yorkshire +19 3 £450 +56.52% 2
Yorkshire +13 3 £450 +56.52% 2
Wales - 3 £306 - 1
South Wales - 3 £306 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £250 - 1
Thetford - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £238 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
West Midlands +28 1 £325 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -10 1 £320 -16.06% 1
North East - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £320 -
Southampton - 1 £413 -
Nottingham - 1 £320 -
Newport - 1 £163 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports 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 Crystal Reports.

1 84 (62.69%) SQL
2 48 (35.82%) SQL Server
3 40 (29.85%) Finance
4 38 (28.36%) BusinessObjects
5 33 (24.63%) Oracle
6 31 (23.13%) Windows
6 31 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (20.15%) Oracle Reports
8 26 (19.40%) Relational Database
9 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
9 25 (18.66%) Migration
10 24 (17.91%) Java
11 21 (15.67%) ERP
11 21 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (14.93%) .NET
12 20 (14.93%) SAP
12 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
13 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
14 18 (13.43%) PL/SQL
15 17 (12.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Excel
15 17 (12.69%) Linux
15 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
16 16 (11.94%) Unix
16 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
16 16 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (11.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (11.19%) ETL
18 14 (10.45%) C#

Crystal Reports
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 7 (5.22%) IIS
2 6 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.48%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) CMS
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (5.97%) SAP Business One
3 7 (5.22%) Sage X3
4 4 (2.99%) Pegasus Opera
5 3 (2.24%) Demantra
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.24%) SnowdropKCS
6 1 (0.75%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.75%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.75%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 38 (28.36%) BusinessObjects
3 27 (20.15%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (19.40%) Relational Database
5 21 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (14.93%) Oracle Database
7 17 (12.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (11.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 16 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
13 7 (5.22%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (5.22%) Pentaho
13 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (5.22%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (4.48%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.99%) CA Gen
3 3 (2.24%) JDeveloper
3 3 (2.24%) JIRA
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.49%) Subversion
4 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Toad
5 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (29.85%) Finance
2 17 (12.69%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.96%) Advertising
4 10 (7.46%) Publishing
4 10 (7.46%) Retail
5 6 (4.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) German Language
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Developer
2 31 (23.13%) Analyst
3 18 (13.43%) Consultant
4 12 (8.96%) Applications Support
5 11 (8.21%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (5.97%) Business Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.97%) Report Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Architect
8 7 (5.22%) ETL Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Pentaho Developer
8 7 (5.22%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.48%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Crystal Reports Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.93%) .NET
2 14 (10.45%) Web Services
3 12 (8.96%) J2EE
4 9 (6.72%) JSP
5 8 (5.97%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.97%) Spring
6 7 (5.22%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.22%) XML
7 5 (3.73%) HTML
8 4 (2.99%) CSS
8 4 (2.99%) Software Packaging
8 4 (2.99%) Spring Boot
9 3 (2.24%) XSLT
10 2 (1.49%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.49%) EDI
10 2 (1.49%) Java EE
10 2 (1.49%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.49%) ODBC
10 2 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.49%) FMCG
3 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.49%) NHS
3 2 (1.49%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.75%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.13%) Windows
2 17 (12.69%) Linux
3 16 (11.94%) Unix
4 9 (6.72%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.99%) HPUX
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (18.66%) Migration
3 21 (15.67%) ERP
4 15 (11.19%) ETL
5 11 (8.21%) Analytics
5 11 (8.21%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.21%) Data Management
6 10 (7.46%) Quality Management
6 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.72%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.72%) Process Improvement
8 8 (5.97%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.22%) OO
9 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.22%) RUP
9 7 (5.22%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.22%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (62.69%) SQL
2 24 (17.91%) Java
3 19 (14.18%) T-SQL
4 18 (13.43%) PL/SQL
5 16 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 14 (10.45%) C#
7 11 (8.21%) C
8 8 (5.97%) VB
9 7 (5.22%) VBA
10 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.73%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.99%) Perl
12 2 (1.49%) C++
12 2 (1.49%) Python
12 2 (1.49%) VB6
13 1 (0.75%) ABAP
13 1 (0.75%) PHP
13 1 (0.75%) Ruby
13 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.75%) DICOM
3 1 (0.75%) HL7
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 33 (24.63%) Oracle
2 25 (18.66%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.93%) SAP
4 13 (9.70%) Epicor
5 10 (7.46%) Sybase
6 8 (5.97%) Sage
7 6 (4.48%) Informatica
8 5 (3.73%) BEA
8 5 (3.73%) webMethods
9 4 (2.99%) Pega
9 4 (2.99%) Pegasus
9 4 (2.99%) QAD
9 4 (2.99%) VMware
10 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.49%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.75%) IBM
11 1 (0.75%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.75%) Misys
11 1 (0.75%) SmartStream
11 1 (0.75%) Teradata
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