Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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 BusinessObjects (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 130 69
Rank change year-on-year -40 -61 +39
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 20 69 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 1.26% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.35% 6.67% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 56
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +37.40%
10th Percentile £200 £284 £263
90th Percentile £508 £500 £501
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.18% -5.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.97 £22.00
% change year-on-year +29.77% +22.59% -26.67%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 852 1,035 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.11% 18.85% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 615 695
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £470 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +9.43% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £16.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.62% -19.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £18.28 £13.90 £14.54
90th Percentile £53.38 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.33% +4.57%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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
Birmingham -5 7 £401 +3.35% 2
Warwickshire -5 4 £390 +6.12%
Shropshire +4 3 £263 - 1
Coventry -1 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £550 - 1
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 8 (40.00%) SQL
1 8 (40.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (25.00%) Tableau
5 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) webMethods
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (15.00%) RUP
6 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix

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 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SEM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) SAP BW
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (10.00%) SAP HANA
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView
6 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Crystal Reports Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 2 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Controller
5 1 (5.00%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAP BusinessObjects Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) RUP
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) VB6
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (15.00%) XenApp
1 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) SAP
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Tableau
4 3 (15.00%) BEA
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Informatica
4 3 (15.00%) Pega
4 3 (15.00%) webMethods
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy