Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 690 675
Rank change year-on-year -72 -15 -79
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 119 139 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.68% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 85 148
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £238 £148 £213
90th Percentile £575 £583 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £310
% change year-on-year +17.19% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.63% -31.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £17.25 £16.55
90th Percentile £25.63 £17.75 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -14.63% +17.14%

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 22,578 20,492 23,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.42% 22.57% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,722 13,660 15,694
UK median daily rate £473 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.55% +3.87% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 258 384
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £29.66 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.90% +7.85% -4.15%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.25 £12.06
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% +3.77% -0.93%

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 20 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Crystal Reports over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
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 20 May 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 -86 109 £410 +9.33% 89
UK excluding London -47 71 £375 +17.19% 74
London -45 45 £431 -4.27% 24
Midlands -12 16 £350 +141.38% 14
East of England -4 15 £375 +7.14% 11
South East -23 15 £375 +7.14% 13
North of England -7 10 £375 +20.97% 13
West Midlands -9 8 £350 +7.69% 6
South West -12 8 £420 +8.39% 13
East Midlands -7 7 £425 +193.10% 8
North West -10 7 £350 +28.44% 6
Wales +2 6 £175 -42.86% 2
Yorkshire -14 3 £463 +23.33% 6
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 95 (79.83%) SQL
2 52 (43.70%) SQL Server
3 42 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (32.77%) Finance
5 36 (30.25%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (26.89%) BusinessObjects
6 32 (26.89%) .NET
7 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 27 (22.69%) SAP
9 26 (21.85%) ERP
10 24 (20.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (17.65%) VBA
11 21 (17.65%) XML
11 21 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 21 (17.65%) C#
11 21 (17.65%) Advertising
12 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (13.45%) Sage
14 16 (13.45%) Scrum
15 15 (12.61%) SharePoint
15 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
16 14 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 13 (10.92%) Oracle
17 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
18 12 (10.08%) ETL
18 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (10.08%) Power BI
19 11 (9.24%) Relational Database

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 15 (12.61%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.88%) Confluence
3 6 (5.04%) IIS
4 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.84%) SAP EP
Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Sage X3
2 7 (5.88%) SAP Business One
3 6 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (5.04%) Sage 200
4 4 (3.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.52%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.52%) Elite 3E
5 3 (2.52%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (1.68%) assyst
6 2 (1.68%) iTrent
6 2 (1.68%) Line 500
6 2 (1.68%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.84%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.84%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.84%) Servitor
7 1 (0.84%) Summit
7 1 (0.84%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.68%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) SMS
1 3 (2.52%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.84%) Extranet
2 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (43.70%) SQL Server
2 42 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (26.89%) BusinessObjects
4 24 (20.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (10.92%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (10.08%) Power BI
7 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (5.88%) SAP HANA
11 6 (5.04%) Lumira
12 5 (4.20%) MS Access
13 4 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (3.36%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.52%) OLTP
14 3 (2.52%) QlikView
14 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.88%) Selenium
2 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.04%) JIRA
4 5 (4.20%) Subversion
5 4 (3.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.52%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.68%) Toad
8 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (32.77%) Finance
2 21 (17.65%) Advertising
3 13 (10.92%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.52%) Front Office
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (34.45%) Analyst
2 40 (33.61%) Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Consultant
4 16 (13.45%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.24%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Sage Consultant
7 9 (7.56%) SQL Developer
7 9 (7.56%) VBA Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Applications Support
8 8 (6.72%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) Business Consultant
9 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) IT Support
10 6 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (5.04%) Sage 200 Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) SAP Business One Consultant
10 6 (5.04%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) .NET
2 21 (17.65%) XML
3 9 (7.56%) HTML
4 7 (5.88%) Web Services
5 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.36%) EDI
7 4 (3.36%) WCF
7 4 (3.36%) WinForms
7 4 (3.36%) XSLT
8 3 (2.52%) EDIFACT
8 3 (2.52%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.52%) LINQ
8 3 (2.52%) MDX
9 2 (1.68%) jQuery
9 2 (1.68%) JSP
10 1 (0.84%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.84%) CSS
10 1 (0.84%) ODBC
10 1 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.20%) LIMS
4 2 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.68%) Swaptions
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Life Science
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.52%) Unix
4 2 (1.68%) HPUX
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (21.85%) ERP
3 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.45%) Scrum
5 12 (10.08%) ETL
6 11 (9.24%) Asset Management
6 11 (9.24%) CRM
6 11 (9.24%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.56%) Data Extraction
7 9 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (6.72%) Migration
8 8 (6.72%) Process Improvement
8 8 (6.72%) Quality Management
8 8 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.88%) Analytics
9 7 (5.88%) Performance Management
9 7 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.04%) Kanban
11 5 (4.20%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (79.83%) SQL
2 21 (17.65%) C#
2 21 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 21 (17.65%) VBA
3 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.56%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.04%) Python
6 5 (4.20%) VB
7 4 (3.36%) Java
7 4 (3.36%) VBScript
8 3 (2.52%) XMLA
9 2 (1.68%) C
9 2 (1.68%) Lua
9 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.68%) XPath
10 1 (0.84%) ABAP
10 1 (0.84%) R
10 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.36%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
4 1 (0.84%) EMIR
4 1 (0.84%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.69%) SAP
3 16 (13.45%) Sage
4 13 (10.92%) Oracle
5 8 (6.72%) JD Edwards
6 7 (5.88%) Cognos
7 6 (5.04%) IBM
8 3 (2.52%) Remedy
9 2 (1.68%) Capita
9 2 (1.68%) Civica
9 2 (1.68%) Epicor
9 2 (1.68%) IFS
9 2 (1.68%) Infor
9 2 (1.68%) Intapp
9 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.68%) Tableau
9 2 (1.68%) Xero
10 1 (0.84%) Castleton
10 1 (0.84%) iManage
10 1 (0.84%) Oneserve