The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 29 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 115 107
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 17 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.99% 1.60% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
Median daily rate £350 £311 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.44% -13.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £508 £383
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 - - £17.88
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 341 437 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 24.60% 21.33% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 328 394
Median daily rate £390 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.09 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -13.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.45 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in West Yorkshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in West Yorkshire

BusinessObjects
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in West Yorkshire

BusinessObjects
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +28 15 £375 +25.00% 4
Bradford +1 1 - - 1
Halifax +1 1 £310 -27.05%
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
BusinessObjects
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 17 (60.71%) SAP
1 17 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) SAS
5 8 (28.57%) QlikView
6 6 (21.43%) Data Management
6 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (21.43%) VBA
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
6 6 (21.43%) Lumira
6 6 (21.43%) Data Lineage
6 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (17.86%) Analytics
7 5 (17.86%) VB
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.29%) MS Access
8 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) ETL
9 3 (10.71%) Data Security
9 3 (10.71%) Toad
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 8 (28.57%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) IaaS
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) QlikView
2 6 (21.43%) Lumira
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) MS Access
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.71%) Big Data
5 3 (10.71%) DTS
5 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Toad
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Report Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (21.43%) Data Lineage
3 6 (21.43%) Data Management
3 6 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) ETL
5 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) BPMN
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VBA
3 5 (17.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau