The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 52 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 88 75 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.45% 2.78% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 3.49% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 33
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £49.41 £24.00 £12.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.87% +96.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +41.30%
Business Intelligence
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2047 2146 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.24% 79.51% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1226 834
Average daily rate £380 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.61 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 38 £375 - 24
Glasgow +11 33 £400 +17.64% 14
Aberdeen - 6 £490 - 1
Stirling - 6 - - 1
Fife - 2 £650 -
Dundee +2 1 £325 +30.00%
South Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
Business Intelligence
UK

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 87 (50.58%) SQL
2 74 (43.02%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (38.37%) Finance
4 49 (28.49%) ETL
5 46 (26.74%) Oracle
6 32 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (17.44%) Data Modelling
8 28 (16.28%) MicroStrategy
9 25 (14.53%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (13.95%) QA
11 22 (12.79%) PL/SQL
12 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
13 19 (11.05%) Relational Database
14 18 (10.47%) Cognos
15 17 (9.88%) SOA
15 17 (9.88%) TOGAF
16 16 (9.30%) Data Management
16 16 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (9.30%) Analytics
17 15 (8.72%) SDLC
17 15 (8.72%) Project Management
17 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
17 15 (8.72%) Banking
17 15 (8.72%) Data Analysis
17 15 (8.72%) Business Analysis
18 14 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
18 14 (8.14%) SAS
18 14 (8.14%) IBM

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (8.14%) SAS
2 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.16%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (43.02%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (14.53%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
4 19 (11.05%) Relational Database
5 16 (9.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (7.56%) MS Access
6 13 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (6.98%) Oracle Database
8 11 (6.40%) QlikView
8 11 (6.40%) Star Schema
9 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
10 8 (4.65%) Big Data
10 8 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
10 8 (4.65%) SAS EBI
10 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.07%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (4.07%) Pentaho
11 7 (4.07%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (2.33%) Toad
3 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.16%) Subversion
4 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.58%) ERwin
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (38.37%) Finance
2 15 (8.72%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Advertising
4 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
4 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (34.88%) Developer
2 32 (18.60%) Analyst
3 23 (13.37%) Architect
4 20 (11.63%) Consultant
5 19 (11.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Data Architect
7 12 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.81%) Business Developer
8 10 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 8 (4.65%) OBIEE Developer
10 7 (4.07%) ICT Manager
10 7 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.07%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Business Objects Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Data Manager
11 6 (3.49%) Information Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.56%) Web Services
1 13 (7.56%) XML
2 11 (6.40%) Java EE
3 8 (4.65%) .NET
4 4 (2.33%) MDX
5 2 (1.16%) Spring
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.58%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) HTML5
6 1 (0.58%) Middleware
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.58%) REST
6 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.49%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.49%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.74%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.74%) Statistics
5 2 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.65%) Unix
2 7 (4.07%) Linux
3 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.58%) Fedora
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.49%) ETL
2 32 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.44%) Data Modelling
4 17 (9.88%) SOA
4 17 (9.88%) TOGAF
5 16 (9.30%) Analytics
5 16 (9.30%) Data Management
5 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (8.72%) Business Analysis
6 15 (8.72%) Data Analysis
6 15 (8.72%) Project Management
6 15 (8.72%) SDLC
7 14 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 14 (8.14%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.98%) Data Architecture
8 12 (6.98%) Scrum
9 11 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (5.23%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.23%) Quality Management
11 8 (4.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (50.58%) SQL
2 22 (12.79%) PL/SQL
3 12 (6.98%) VBA
4 10 (5.81%) XPath
5 9 (5.23%) Java
6 8 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.33%) C#
7 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.33%) Python
7 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.16%) Clojure
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) R
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
9 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.07%) Degree
3 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.95%) QA
2 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Control-M
1 2 (1.16%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) Oozie
Vendors
1 46 (26.74%) Oracle
2 28 (16.28%) MicroStrategy
3 18 (10.47%) Cognos
4 14 (8.14%) IBM
4 14 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.23%) SAP
6 7 (4.07%) Informatica
6 7 (4.07%) Tableau
7 5 (2.91%) Sybase
8 3 (1.74%) Teradata
9 2 (1.16%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.16%) Pega
9 2 (1.16%) Perforce
9 2 (1.16%) Trillium
10 1 (0.58%) Chordiant
10 1 (0.58%) HP
10 1 (0.58%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.58%) MapR
10 1 (0.58%) Netezza
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
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