Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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 Crystal Reports
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 743 695
Rank change year-on-year -14 -48 -119
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 140 126 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 0.58% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 82 145
UK median daily rate £381 £394 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.17% +17.54% +3.08%
10th Percentile £213 £219 £213
90th Percentile £575 £570 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year - +14.75% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -6.25% -19.33%
10th Percentile £11.10 £16.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.60 £31.47 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% -52.94% +150.00%

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 23,315 21,787 24,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.59% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,275 14,511 16,148
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 252 381
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +8.77% +3.64%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.13 £52.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £31.50 £29.01
% change year-on-year -8.73% +8.57% +3.16%

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

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 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 15 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 19 August 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 -28 123 £400 +1.59% 84
UK excluding London -8 86 £350 - 63
London -30 50 £450 - 21
North of England -9 19 £308 -31.67% 17
East of England +4 18 £388 +40.91% 11
Midlands -1 15 £350 +7.69% 13
South East -23 13 £500 +42.86% 11
North West +3 11 £300 +33.33% 10
West Midlands -16 11 £320 -8.57% 9
Yorkshire -7 8 £308 -31.67% 7
Wales -9 8 £175 -42.86% 1
South West -19 7 £420 +8.39% 8
Scotland - 5 - - 2
East Midlands +2 4 £550 +155.81% 4
Northern Ireland +26 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 108 (77.14%) SQL
2 72 (51.43%) SQL Server
3 46 (32.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (30.00%) ERP
5 41 (29.29%) Finance
6 37 (26.43%) Advertising
7 35 (25.00%) .NET
8 30 (21.43%) C#
9 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
10 28 (20.00%) SAP
11 26 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (17.86%) Sage
13 23 (16.43%) VBA
13 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.71%) XML
15 20 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
16 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
16 16 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (10.71%) HTML
17 15 (10.71%) Scrum
18 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (9.29%) Sage 200
19 13 (9.29%) Process Improvement
19 13 (9.29%) Manufacturing
19 13 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 12 (8.57%) SAP Business One
20 12 (8.57%) CRM
20 12 (8.57%) Sage X3
21 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2016

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 5 (3.57%) CMS
1 5 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (2.86%) Confluence
2 4 (2.86%) IIS
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) JBoss
3 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.71%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Sage 200
2 12 (8.57%) Sage X3
2 12 (8.57%) SAP Business One
3 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.14%) Elite 3E
5 2 (1.43%) Line 500
6 1 (0.71%) assyst
6 1 (0.71%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.71%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.71%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.71%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.71%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.71%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.57%) GitHub
2 5 (3.57%) Office 365
3 2 (1.43%) IaaS
3 2 (1.43%) PaaS
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Intranet
1 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) Extranet
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) SMS
2 1 (0.71%) VoIP
2 1 (0.71%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (51.43%) SQL Server
2 46 (32.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (6.43%) Power BI
7 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (5.00%) MS Access
9 5 (3.57%) Lumira
10 4 (2.86%) MySQL
10 4 (2.86%) SAP HANA
10 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.57%) JIRA
3 3 (2.14%) CA Gen
4 2 (1.43%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.43%) Subversion
4 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.71%) Toad
5 1 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (29.29%) Finance
2 37 (26.43%) Advertising
3 13 (9.29%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.86%) Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (37.86%) Developer
2 35 (25.00%) Analyst
3 31 (22.14%) Consultant
4 20 (14.29%) Sage Consultant
5 19 (13.57%) .NET Developer
6 17 (12.14%) C# Developer
7 14 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.57%) Sage 200 Consultant
9 11 (7.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (7.14%) VBA Developer
11 9 (6.43%) SAP Business One Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) SAP Consultant
11 9 (6.43%) Senior Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Applications Support
12 8 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (5.71%) SQL Developer
13 7 (5.00%) Business Consultant
13 7 (5.00%) SAP Business Consultant
13 7 (5.00%) Senior VBA Developer
14 6 (4.29%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.00%) .NET
2 22 (15.71%) XML
3 15 (10.71%) HTML
4 11 (7.86%) Web Services
5 10 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.71%) CSS
7 7 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.29%) DHTML
9 4 (2.86%) EDI
9 4 (2.86%) XHTML
10 3 (2.14%) .NET Core
10 3 (2.14%) Ajax
10 3 (2.14%) EDIFACT
10 3 (2.14%) J2EE
10 3 (2.14%) WCF
10 3 (2.14%) WinForms
10 3 (2.14%) XSLT
11 2 (1.43%) Classic ASP
11 2 (1.43%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.57%) LIMS
4 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) FMCG
5 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.71%) Life Science
5 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Unix
3 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.00%) ERP
2 26 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (10.71%) Scrum
6 13 (9.29%) Process Improvement
7 12 (8.57%) CRM
8 10 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.43%) Data Extraction
10 8 (5.71%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.71%) ETL
10 8 (5.71%) OO
11 7 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.29%) Analytics
12 6 (4.29%) Cash Management
12 6 (4.29%) MVC
12 6 (4.29%) OOP
13 5 (3.57%) ITIL
13 5 (3.57%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 108 (77.14%) SQL
2 30 (21.43%) C#
3 23 (16.43%) VBA
4 16 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.43%) Java
6 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.57%) Python
9 4 (2.86%) VB
10 3 (2.14%) Perl
10 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.43%) C
11 2 (1.43%) XPath
12 1 (0.71%) ABAP
12 1 (0.71%) KiXtart
12 1 (0.71%) Lua
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.14%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) ACCA
3 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.71%) CIMA
3 1 (0.71%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.86%) EMIR
1 4 (2.86%) MiFID
2 3 (2.14%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.00%) SAP
3 25 (17.86%) Sage
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle
5 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.86%) Cognos
6 4 (2.86%) Epicor
6 4 (2.86%) IBM
6 4 (2.86%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.14%) BEA
7 3 (2.14%) Informatica
7 3 (2.14%) Pega
7 3 (2.14%) Telerik
7 3 (2.14%) webMethods
8 2 (1.43%) Citrix
8 2 (1.43%) Intapp
8 2 (1.43%) Tableau
9 1 (0.71%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy