The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 57 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 37 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.16% 4.07% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 5.13% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.60% -46.66%
Business Intelligence
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1346 935 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.30% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 513 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Edinburgh region.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Edinburgh region.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Intelligence.

1 45 (61.64%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (56.16%) Finance
3 29 (39.73%) SQL
4 22 (30.14%) ETL
5 21 (28.77%) Banking
5 21 (28.77%) Analytics
6 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
8 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (17.81%) Oracle
10 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
10 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (13.70%) Tableau
11 10 (13.70%) SAS
12 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
13 8 (10.96%) Scrum
13 8 (10.96%) SAP
14 7 (9.59%) C#
15 6 (8.22%) CA
15 6 (8.22%) ACCA
15 6 (8.22%) Project Management
15 6 (8.22%) CIMA
15 6 (8.22%) MBA
15 6 (8.22%) .NET
15 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
15 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.70%) SAS
2 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
4 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (8.22%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (6.85%) Big Data
8 5 (6.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
9 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.11%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (2.74%) SAP BI
11 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) ETL Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Designer
6 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.22%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.85%) Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Business Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Report Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.11%) OBIEE Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) MDX
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.37%) HTML5
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.48%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.37%) DTV
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) ETL
2 21 (28.77%) Analytics
3 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.96%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.96%) Scrum
5 6 (8.22%) Project Management
5 6 (8.22%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (6.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (6.85%) Data Management
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) RAD
7 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.59%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.74%) C
5 2 (2.74%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) ACCA
1 6 (8.22%) CIMA
1 6 (8.22%) MBA
2 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Tableau
3 8 (10.96%) SAP
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) CA
5 5 (6.85%) Informatica
5 5 (6.85%) Pega
6 3 (4.11%) Google
7 2 (2.74%) Teradata
7 2 (2.74%) Cognos
7 2 (2.74%) Chordiant