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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 64 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 30 30 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.96% 2.07% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.59% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 28
Average daily rate £375 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -37.50%
Business Intelligence
Scotland

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
1253 1160 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 80.22% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 671 544
Average daily rate £413 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) Finance
3 28 (40.58%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.09%) Oracle
6 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.29%) ETL
9 13 (18.84%) SAS
9 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
10 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
11 10 (14.49%) Project Management
12 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
12 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.59%) SAS EBI
13 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
14 7 (10.14%) Data Management
15 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
15 6 (8.70%) VBA
15 6 (8.70%) Analytics
16 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
16 5 (7.25%) Java
16 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
17 4 (5.80%) Banking
17 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (18.84%) SAS
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (23.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (11.59%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (11.59%) SAS EBI
6 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.80%) Big Data
8 4 (5.80%) Pentaho
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (4.35%) MS Access
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.35%) SAP BI
10 2 (2.90%) MySQL
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.35%) gulp
1 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
1 3 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (4.35%) Protractor
1 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (13.04%) SQL BI Developer
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) SSAS Developer
6 6 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Administrator
8 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Data Modeller
8 4 (5.80%) DBA
9 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Report Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.35%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) CSS
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.35%) CSS3
2 3 (4.35%) HTML5
2 3 (4.35%) Laravel
2 3 (4.35%) SVG
2 3 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) D3.js
4 1 (1.45%) LESS
4 1 (1.45%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.45%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) Sass
4 1 (1.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Fedora
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) ETL
2 10 (14.49%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.49%) Project Management
3 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
3 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.14%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.14%) Data Management
5 6 (8.70%) Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.80%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) MVC
8 3 (4.35%) Open Source
8 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.70%) VBA
4 5 (7.25%) Java
5 3 (4.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) C#
6 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) APMP
1 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.45%) HDFS
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.45%) Oozie
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.45%) Pega
5 1 (1.45%) Percona
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
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