Period
to 11 November 2019

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 6 months to 11 November 2019 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
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 717 730 768
Rank change year-on-year +13 +38 -45
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 84 153 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 76 87
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £275 £246 £223
90th Percentile £525 £616 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £364
% change year-on-year - -10.59% +15.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £23.25 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.18% -6.06% -21.43%
10th Percentile £11.52 £17.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £43.33 £32.75 £31.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% -44.51%

Crystal Reports 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 17,834 22,968 22,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.40% 22.51% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,102 15,991 15,388
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 232 279
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.24% -2.46% +7.02%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.50 £13.95
90th Percentile £65.00 £55.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.15% -7.14% +24.20%

Crystal Reports
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Crystal Reports as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Crystal Reports in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

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Top 14 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 6 months to 11 November 2019. 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 +20 64 £389 +11.07% 74
UK excluding London +3 63 £325 - 63
London +56 21 £400 -5.88% 14
Scotland +26 19 £325 -3.70% 3
Midlands +31 13 £325 +1.96% 6
North of England +21 11 £325 - 11
South East +29 8 £600 +54.84% 21
South West +4 8 £435 +2.35% 14
East Midlands +12 7 £325 -
West Midlands +35 6 £400 +37.93% 6
Yorkshire +21 6 £345 +2.22% 1
North West +3 5 £325 +1.96% 9
East of England +16 3 £400 +23.08% 9
Northern Ireland +7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Crystal Reports 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 Crystal Reports.

1 61 (72.62%) SQL
2 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 29 (34.52%) Finance
4 25 (29.76%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (28.57%) VB
6 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (23.81%) .NET
8 19 (22.62%) ITIL
9 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.24%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.67%) VBA
13 13 (15.48%) C#
13 13 (15.48%) Java
13 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (14.29%) Oracle
14 12 (14.29%) Validation
14 12 (14.29%) Migration
15 11 (13.10%) DB2
15 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
15 11 (13.10%) RPG
15 11 (13.10%) FTP
15 11 (13.10%) ERP
15 11 (13.10%) System Testing
15 11 (13.10%) RPG/400
15 11 (13.10%) RPG IV

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 6 (7.14%) IIS
1 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) Captiva
2 5 (5.95%) Documentum
3 4 (4.76%) SAS
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.76%) SAP Business One
3 2 (2.38%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.19%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.19%) AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) FTP
2 3 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (20.24%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (13.10%) DB2
7 9 (10.71%) MS Access
7 9 (10.71%) QlikView
8 8 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (9.52%) Power BI
8 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
10 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (4.76%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (3.57%) Data Mining
12 3 (3.57%) SAP HANA
12 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Toad
1 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Moq
2 1 (1.19%) NUnit
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Military
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Environmental Health
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.62%) Developer
2 25 (29.76%) Analyst
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 11 (13.10%) RPG Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Data Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Consultant
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Report Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Administrator
10 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports Developer
10 4 (4.76%) DBA
10 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Report Developer
10 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.57%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (5.95%) JPA
5 4 (4.76%) ODBC
5 4 (4.76%) XML
6 3 (3.57%) JSP
6 3 (3.57%) XSLT
7 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.38%) CSS
7 2 (2.38%) Web Services
8 1 (1.19%) Ajax
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.19%) CSS3
8 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) jQuery
8 1 (1.19%) JSON
8 1 (1.19%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.76%) iSeries
4 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) PACS
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Android
2 5 (5.95%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (22.62%) ITIL
3 17 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (14.29%) Migration
4 12 (14.29%) Validation
5 11 (13.10%) ERP
5 11 (13.10%) System Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.71%) ETL
8 8 (9.52%) Analytics
9 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
9 7 (8.33%) CRM
9 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 7 (8.33%) MVC
10 6 (7.14%) Workflow
11 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.95%) Data Management
12 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (72.62%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) VB
3 14 (16.67%) VBA
4 13 (15.48%) C#
4 13 (15.48%) Java
5 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
5 11 (13.10%) RPG
5 11 (13.10%) RPG IV
5 11 (13.10%) RPG/400
6 9 (10.71%) C
7 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.76%) C++
9 4 (4.76%) VB6
10 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.57%) VBScript
11 2 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.38%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) GDPR
2 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.76%) GMP
4 3 (3.57%) IFRS
4 3 (3.57%) SLA
4 3 (3.57%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.19%) DICOM
5 1 (1.19%) HL7
5 1 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (10.71%) SAP
3 9 (10.71%) Tableau
4 5 (5.95%) Micro Focus
4 5 (5.95%) OpenText
4 5 (5.95%) Telerik
5 4 (4.76%) Northgate
6 3 (3.57%) IBM
6 3 (3.57%) IFS
7 2 (2.38%) Fiserv
7 2 (2.38%) Sage
7 2 (2.38%) Xceptor
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) InterSystems
8 1 (1.19%) Jaspersoft