Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 82 113
Rank change year-on-year -36 +31 0
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 59 132 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.34% 2.19% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.53% 9.85% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 71 39
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +7.14% +1.99%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £255
90th Percentile £522 £501 £544
England median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.82
England median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% +28.57%

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 904 1340 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.53% 22.27% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 803 724
West Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £213
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.94% +17.14% -9.30%
10th Percentile £23.20 £11.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.18 £33.98 £37.80
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.83% +21.00% -12.66%

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Warwickshire +4 13 £445 +16.72% 1
Birmingham +7 10 £435 +1.16% 3
Shropshire -4 6 £268 -41.85%
Coventry +13 3 £375 +11.11%
Staffordshire +7 2 £325 -31.22% 1
Smethwick - 2 - -
Solihull +9 1 £565 +28.19%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (50.85%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (49.15%) SAP
3 22 (37.29%) SQL
4 20 (33.90%) SAP HANA
5 18 (30.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 16 (27.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 16 (27.12%) Finance
7 14 (23.73%) Data Modelling
8 10 (16.95%) ETL
8 10 (16.95%) Oracle
9 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.86%) Java
10 7 (11.86%) Migration
11 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (10.17%) Analytics
12 5 (8.47%) Tableau
12 5 (8.47%) SAP BW
12 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
12 5 (8.47%) Cognos
12 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
13 4 (6.78%) Open Workbench
13 4 (6.78%) Project Management
13 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
13 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (6.78%) IBM
13 4 (6.78%) PMO
13 4 (6.78%) Data Structures

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 (5.08%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.78%) Open Workbench
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) iTrent
2 1 (1.69%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SAP HANA
2 18 (30.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 16 (27.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.47%) SAP BW
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (5.08%) DataStage
8 2 (3.39%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.39%) MS Access
8 2 (3.39%) OLAP
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (3.39%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.39%) QlikView
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.69%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) SAP Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) SAP HANA Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) Architect
5 8 (13.56%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (10.17%) SAP HANA Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Business Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (8.47%) SAP Architect
8 5 (8.47%) SAP BI Architect
8 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA Architect
9 4 (6.78%) Business Objects Architect
9 4 (6.78%) SAP BI Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (5.08%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
1 2 (3.39%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (23.73%) Data Modelling
3 10 (16.95%) ETL
4 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 6 (10.17%) Analytics
6 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Change Control
9 3 (5.08%) Data Lineage
9 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.08%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.08%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (3.39%) Data Governance
10 2 (3.39%) Data Mapping
10 2 (3.39%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) Korn
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) MCSA
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.69%) CIPD
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.78%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) SAP
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.47%) Cognos
4 5 (8.47%) Tableau
5 4 (6.78%) IBM
6 3 (5.08%) Informatica
7 2 (3.39%) BEA
7 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.39%) Niku
7 2 (3.39%) Sophos
7 2 (3.39%) Sun
7 2 (3.39%) Veeam
7 2 (3.39%) VMware
7 2 (3.39%) webMethods
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) Google
8 1 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (1.69%) Remedy