Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 761 702
Rank change year-on-year +35 -59 -102
Contract jobs citing Crystal Reports 152 134 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.65% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 117
UK median daily rate £350 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £246 £223 £213
90th Percentile £616 £569 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £364 £315
% change year-on-year -10.59% +15.40% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 20
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £24.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.75 £31.04 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% -23.81% +85.29%

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 23,422 22,760 24,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.48% 22.09% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,306 15,517 15,970
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £283
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 286 375
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.23 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.07% +10.82% -1.12%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.00 £10.10
90th Percentile £57.50 £57.81 £52.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £35.00 £28.09
% change year-on-year -2.14% +24.60% -5.58%

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 15 November 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 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Crystal Reports in the UK

Crystal Reports
Top 16 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 15 November 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 +8 125 £350 -12.50% 76
UK excluding London +17 109 £325 -10.59% 73
London +2 41 £425 -5.56% 16
Midlands +2 24 £319 +39.71% 15
North of England -10 23 £325 -22.39% 17
Scotland - 20 £375 - 3
East of England -1 16 £325 +18.18% 9
South East -26 14 £388 +10.09% 14
North West -9 13 £288 -45.24% 13
East Midlands +9 12 £325 +47.73% 5
West Midlands -17 12 £290 -42.00% 10
Yorkshire -6 9 £338 -12.90% 4
Wales -10 6 £300 +84.62% 7
South West -26 5 £425 +1.19% 5
Northern Ireland +35 1 - - 3
North East -7 1 £325 -40.91%

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 113 (74.34%) SQL
2 73 (48.03%) SQL Server
3 55 (36.18%) ERP
4 52 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (26.97%) .NET
5 41 (26.97%) C#
6 40 (26.32%) Advertising
7 34 (22.37%) Finance
8 31 (20.39%) BusinessObjects
9 28 (18.42%) Sage
9 28 (18.42%) SAP
10 23 (15.13%) Manufacturing
11 20 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (10.53%) Epicor
12 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (10.53%) SAP Business One
13 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
13 15 (9.87%) Sage X3
14 14 (9.21%) Web Services
15 13 (8.55%) Oracle
15 13 (8.55%) Sage 200
15 13 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET
16 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
17 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
18 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (6.58%) PL/SQL
18 10 (6.58%) HTML

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 (3.95%) IIS
2 5 (3.29%) CMS
2 5 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.97%) SAS
5 2 (1.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (10.53%) SAP Business One
2 15 (9.87%) Sage X3
3 13 (8.55%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.66%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.66%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.66%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.66%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.66%) Sage BI
5 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.66%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) GitHub
1 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 2 (1.32%) PaaS
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) FTP
2 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.66%) SMS
3 1 (0.66%) VoIP
3 1 (0.66%) VPN
3 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (48.03%) SQL Server
2 52 (34.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (20.39%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.61%) Power BI
7 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.29%) MS Access
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.29%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.63%) MySQL
9 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.97%) DB2
10 3 (1.97%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Toad
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.97%) CA Gen
3 3 (1.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.66%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (26.32%) Advertising
2 34 (22.37%) Finance
3 23 (15.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.29%) Banking
4 5 (3.29%) Front Office
5 2 (1.32%) Law
5 2 (1.32%) Local Government
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 61 (40.13%) Developer
2 39 (25.66%) Consultant
3 30 (19.74%) Analyst
4 23 (15.13%) C# Developer
5 22 (14.47%) Sage Consultant
6 14 (9.21%) SAP Consultant
7 13 (8.55%) SAP Business One Consultant
8 11 (7.24%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.58%) Business Consultant
9 10 (6.58%) SAP Business Consultant
10 9 (5.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.26%) Report Writer
11 8 (5.26%) Sage 200 Consultant
11 8 (5.26%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Applications Support
13 5 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
13 5 (3.29%) Business Analyst
13 5 (3.29%) Crystal Reports Developer
13 5 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.97%) .NET
2 14 (9.21%) Web Services
3 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 10 (6.58%) HTML
5 8 (5.26%) CSS
6 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.29%) DHTML
7 5 (3.29%) Entity Framework
7 5 (3.29%) XML
8 4 (2.63%) XHTML
9 3 (1.97%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.97%) J2EE
10 2 (1.32%) Ajax
10 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.32%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.32%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.32%) JSP
10 2 (1.32%) React
10 2 (1.32%) XSLT
11 1 (0.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.66%) CMDB
4 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.66%) EPoS
4 1 (0.66%) FMCG
4 1 (0.66%) LIMS
4 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Unix
1 6 (3.95%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) ERP
2 20 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (8.55%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.58%) ETL
5 8 (5.26%) ITIL
5 8 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.61%) Cash Management
6 7 (4.61%) CRM
6 7 (4.61%) Process Improvement
7 6 (3.95%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.29%) Migration
8 5 (3.29%) OO
8 5 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (3.29%) Waterfall
9 4 (2.63%) Functional Testing
9 4 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.63%) Scrum
9 4 (2.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (74.34%) SQL
2 41 (26.97%) C#
3 12 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.58%) PL/SQL
5 9 (5.92%) Java
5 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.26%) VB
7 7 (4.61%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.61%) VBA
8 3 (1.97%) Perl
8 3 (1.97%) RPG
8 3 (1.97%) RPG IV
8 3 (1.97%) RPG/400
8 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) Delphi
9 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.32%) Python
9 2 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) ACCA
2 2 (1.32%) CIMA
2 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.66%) MCITP
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) EMIR
1 4 (2.63%) MiFID
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Sage
1 28 (18.42%) SAP
2 16 (10.53%) Epicor
3 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.55%) Oracle
5 8 (5.26%) Tableau
6 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.29%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.97%) Avaya
7 3 (1.97%) BEA
7 3 (1.97%) Informatica
7 3 (1.97%) Pega
7 3 (1.97%) webMethods
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix
8 2 (1.32%) Telerik
9 1 (0.66%) Apple
9 1 (0.66%) Cognos
9 1 (0.66%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.66%) TippingPoint