The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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 (SAP BO, BOBJ)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 112 125
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13  
Contract jobs citing BusinessObjects 24 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.21% 1.17% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.30% 4.98% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 16
Median daily rate £450 £570 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £331 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £750 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +14.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.53 £15.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% -33.33%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 453 663 888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.79% 23.55% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 482 591
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -54.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

BusinessObjects
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BusinessObjects in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BusinessObjects in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BusinessObjects in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BusinessObjects in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
West Yorkshire +29 13 £450 +5.88% 6
South Yorkshire +1 9 £550 -26.17%
BusinessObjects
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BusinessObjects.

1 37 (86.05%) SAP
2 21 (48.84%) Migration
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
6 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (30.23%) Data Migration
6 13 (30.23%) SAP Data Services
7 12 (27.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 12 (27.91%) ETL
7 12 (27.91%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.60%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
11 8 (18.60%) SAS
11 8 (18.60%) SAP BW
11 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
11 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
12 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (16.28%) SAP HANA
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.95%) QlikView

BusinessObjects
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (18.60%) SAS
1 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (30.23%) SAP Data Services
2 12 (27.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
4 8 (18.60%) RDBMS
4 8 (18.60%) SAP BW
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (16.28%) SAP HANA
6 6 (13.95%) Lumira
6 6 (13.95%) QlikView
7 5 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (9.30%) MS Access
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.98%) DTS
9 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Toad
2 2 (4.65%) LSMW
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 11 (25.58%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Business Developer
5 8 (18.60%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
6 7 (16.28%) Consultant
7 6 (13.95%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (13.95%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
8 5 (11.63%) Data Analyst
8 5 (11.63%) SAP Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Business Consultant
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) Data Manager
10 3 (6.98%) Migration Project Manager
10 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
10 3 (6.98%) Report Analyst
10 3 (6.98%) SAP Data Migration Manager
10 3 (6.98%) SAP Manager
10 3 (6.98%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Windows
1 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
1 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Migration
2 18 (41.86%) Data Modelling
3 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (30.23%) Data Migration
4 12 (27.91%) ETL
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (13.95%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (13.95%) Data Lineage
9 5 (11.63%) Data Management
9 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.63%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (9.30%) Analytics
11 3 (6.98%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (6.98%) Data Extraction
11 3 (6.98%) Project Management
11 3 (6.98%) Statistics
11 3 (6.98%) Wireframes
12 2 (4.65%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) VB
2 5 (11.63%) VBA
3 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) SAP
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft