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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAP Crystal Reports
UK
Rank 529 529 501
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28  
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 64 115 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.98% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 92 70
Median daily rate £323 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £226 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -30.76% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.04 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -2.65%  

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 10310 11780 11881
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.14% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6977 7896 7584
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 189 157
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £46.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -17 64 £323 -5.14% 37
London -15 19 £450 +26.76% 9
East of England +8 12 £350 +118.75% 1
South West +6 10 £208 -48.12% 3
East Midlands - 8 £151 - 3
Derbyshire - 7 £145 - 1
Essex - 6 - -
Watford - 6 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £350 - 1
South East +2 5 £375 +19.04% 11
Wiltshire - 5 £208 -
Yorkshire - 4 £238 - 3
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Alfreton - 4 £145 -
Bristol +2 3 £375 +130.76% 2
Derby - 3 £165 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £175 - 2
North West +25 2 £225 -2.17% 4
West Midlands +9 2 £438 +27.27% 3
City of London -6 2 £625 +89.39%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £375 - 3
Hampshire - 2 - - 3
Croydon - 2 £393 -
Basingstoke - 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 £225 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £375 - 3
Berkshire +24 1 - - 1
Birmingham -1 1 £550 +91.30%
Nottingham - 1 £320 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £300 -

Crystal Reports
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 88 (63.31%) SQL
2 47 (33.81%) SQL Server
3 45 (32.37%) Oracle
4 40 (28.78%) BusinessObjects
5 37 (26.62%) Oracle Reports
6 34 (24.46%) Finance
7 33 (23.74%) Windows
8 32 (23.02%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (23.02%) Relational Database
9 31 (22.30%) Oracle Database
9 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
10 28 (20.14%) Java
11 27 (19.42%) PL/SQL
11 27 (19.42%) MS Excel
12 23 (16.55%) .NET
13 22 (15.83%) T-SQL
13 22 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
14 21 (15.11%) SAP
15 20 (14.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (13.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 18 (12.95%) Linux
18 17 (12.23%) VB
18 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
18 17 (12.23%) Advertising
18 17 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (11.51%) Waterfall
19 16 (11.51%) Business Analysis
19 16 (11.51%) Unix
20 15 (10.79%) ERP

Crystal Reports
Top Related 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 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
1 6 (4.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.88%) IIS
2 4 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.44%) Confluence
4 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.44%) JBoss
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.07%) MS Office
3 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.88%) MS Project
5 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (6.47%) Sage X3
3 7 (5.04%) SAP Business One
4 4 (2.88%) Demantra
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.88%) Pegasus Opera
4 4 (2.88%) SnowdropKCS
5 3 (2.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.16%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.81%) SQL Server
2 40 (28.78%) BusinessObjects
3 37 (26.62%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (23.02%) Relational Database
5 31 (22.30%) Oracle Database
6 22 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (14.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (13.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 17 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (8.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (7.91%) MS Access
14 10 (7.19%) SAP Data Services
15 9 (6.47%) Oracle9i Database
16 8 (5.76%) Pentaho
17 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
17 5 (3.60%) QlikView
17 5 (3.60%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) CA Gen
1 4 (2.88%) JDeveloper
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.44%) Subversion
2 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Advertising
2 17 (12.23%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.63%) Retail
4 11 (7.91%) Publishing
5 5 (3.60%) Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Front Office
7 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (43.17%) Developer
2 40 (28.78%) Analyst
3 16 (11.51%) Consultant
4 15 (10.79%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 14 (10.07%) Applications Support
6 13 (9.35%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Report Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Business Developer
8 9 (6.47%) ETL Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.47%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Pentaho Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Report Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) .NET Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Crystal Reports Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) Data Analyst
11 6 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.55%) .NET
2 10 (7.19%) J2EE
3 9 (6.47%) Web Services
4 8 (5.76%) Spring
5 7 (5.04%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.04%) JSP
5 7 (5.04%) XML
6 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.32%) HTML
7 5 (3.60%) CSS
8 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.88%) SOAP
8 4 (2.88%) Software Packaging
9 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.16%) REST
9 3 (2.16%) WCF
9 3 (2.16%) WinForms
10 2 (1.44%) JMS
10 2 (1.44%) jQuery
10 2 (1.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.60%) NHS
3 4 (2.88%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.16%) PACS
5 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.44%) Derivative
5 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.44%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Fintech
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.74%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Linux
3 16 (11.51%) Unix
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.60%) HPUX
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.51%) Business Analysis
2 16 (11.51%) Waterfall
3 15 (10.79%) ERP
3 15 (10.79%) ETL
4 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.91%) Data Analysis
5 11 (7.91%) Migration
6 10 (7.19%) OO
7 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.47%) RUP
7 9 (6.47%) SDLC
8 7 (5.04%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.04%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.04%) ITIL
8 7 (5.04%) Workflow
9 6 (4.32%) Analytics
10 5 (3.60%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (3.60%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (63.31%) SQL
2 28 (20.14%) Java
3 27 (19.42%) PL/SQL
4 22 (15.83%) T-SQL
5 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.23%) VB
7 14 (10.07%) C#
8 6 (4.32%) C
8 6 (4.32%) VBA
9 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.60%) VB6
10 4 (2.88%) Perl
11 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.44%) PHP
12 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.72%) Progress 4GL
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.16%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.16%) DICOM
2 3 (2.16%) HL7
3 1 (0.72%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.44%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (32.37%) Oracle
2 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.11%) SAP
4 9 (6.47%) Sage
5 8 (5.76%) Sybase
6 5 (3.60%) Informatica
6 5 (3.60%) webMethods
7 4 (2.88%) BEA
7 4 (2.88%) HP
7 4 (2.88%) Pega
7 4 (2.88%) Pegasus
7 4 (2.88%) QAD
7 4 (2.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) Cognos
8 3 (2.16%) Epicor
8 3 (2.16%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.16%) InterSystems
8 3 (2.16%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.44%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.44%) Tableau
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