The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects XI over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

SAP BusinessObjects XI (BOXI)
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 136 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.049% 0.20% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £325 -
England median daily rate £500 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +33.33% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

BusinessObjects XI 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 430 633 567
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.87% 21.11% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 902 818
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £264 £300 £220
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 35
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
10th Percentile £16.50 £17.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.25 £38.25 £40.65
England median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £25.83
% change year-on-year +0.81% +19.04%  

BusinessObjects XI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing BusinessObjects XI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects XI in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BusinessObjects XI in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects XI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects XI in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects XI in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects XI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BusinessObjects XI.

1 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) DataStage
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Case Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling

BusinessObjects XI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) DataStage
3 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica