The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for BusinessObjects skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BusinessObjects over the 3 months to 30 April 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 (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 54 85
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 38 91 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 3.15% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.19% 13.46% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 16
Median daily rate £445 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +0.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £329 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £491 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +114.81% -40.00%  

BusinessObjects 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 464 676 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.88% 23.37% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 380 387
Median daily rate £375 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing BusinessObjects as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in the West Midlands

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BusinessObjects within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Warwickshire +10 10 £445 +16.79% 2
Birmingham +5 5 £435 +16.00% 2
Shropshire -4 5 - -
Smethwick - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £325 -
Coventry +9 1 - - 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BusinessObjects 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.

1 36 (53.73%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (43.28%) SAP
3 27 (40.30%) SQL
4 19 (28.36%) SAP HANA
5 18 (26.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 17 (25.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 16 (23.88%) Finance
8 15 (22.39%) Oracle
9 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
10 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (17.91%) Migration
11 11 (16.42%) Project Management
12 9 (13.43%) ETL
13 8 (11.94%) Informatica
14 7 (10.45%) Java
15 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
15 6 (8.96%) Cognos
15 6 (8.96%) Analytics
16 5 (7.46%) Degree
16 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
16 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
16 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (7.46%) Data Transformation
16 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
16 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
16 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
16 5 (7.46%) Teradata
16 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
17 4 (5.97%) Management Information System

BusinessObjects
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 3 (4.48%) SAS
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.97%) Open Workbench
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.99%) SAP CAR
3 1 (1.49%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.49%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.49%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SAP HANA
2 18 (26.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 17 (25.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.97%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (5.97%) DB2
6 4 (5.97%) Informix
6 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.97%) SAP BW
7 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) QlikView
8 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.99%) Big Data
8 2 (2.99%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.99%) Lumira
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.99%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.49%) ERwin
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Consultant
4 12 (17.91%) Architect
4 12 (17.91%) SAP Developer
5 10 (14.93%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) SAP HANA Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Business Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Business Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 6 (8.96%) SAP Architect
8 6 (8.96%) SAP HANA Consultant
9 5 (7.46%) SAP BI Architect
9 5 (7.46%) SAP HANA Architect
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Business Objects Architect
10 4 (5.97%) SAP BI Developer
11 3 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
1 2 (2.99%) J2EE
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
3 12 (17.91%) Migration
4 11 (16.42%) Project Management
5 9 (13.43%) ETL
6 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.96%) Analytics
7 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Data Transformation
7 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Business Development
9 3 (4.48%) Change Control
9 3 (4.48%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) Data Management
9 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.97%) VBA
5 3 (4.48%) Perl
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.49%) Korn
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) CIPD
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PMO
2 2 (2.99%) Basel II
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) SAP
2 15 (22.39%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) Informatica
4 6 (8.96%) Cognos
5 5 (7.46%) Teradata
6 4 (5.97%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.48%) Tableau
8 2 (2.99%) BEA
8 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.99%) Netezza
8 2 (2.99%) Niku
8 2 (2.99%) webMethods
9 1 (1.49%) Google
9 1 (1.49%) Orchard
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy
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