The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Intelligence Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI) Architect
Rank 556 509 547
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Architect 38 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.13% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 21
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£500 £500 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £418 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £490 £438
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Business Intelligence Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Intelligence Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect within the UK.

Business Intelligence Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Business Intelligence Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect within the UK.

Business Intelligence Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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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
England -47 38 £500 - 8
London +7 19 £550 +10.00% 2
City of London +22 6 £550 +13.98% 1
South West - 5 £465 -
West Midlands -20 4 £375 - 2
East of England -28 4 £245 -44.31%
Gloucestershire - 4 £455 -
Gloucester - 3 £465 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £245 -
North West -2 2 - - 1
South East -10 2 £500 +2.04%
Berkshire +2 1 £480 +6.66%
Manchester -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire -7 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Brighton - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hull - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1

Business Intelligence Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Architect in their job title 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 with Business Intelligence Architect in their job title.

1 79 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (51.90%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
4 29 (36.71%) SQL
5 27 (34.18%) ETL
6 25 (31.65%) Data Modelling
7 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (29.11%) Oracle
8 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
10 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
11 12 (15.19%) Analytics
12 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (13.92%) Data Architecture
13 10 (12.66%) Business Objects
13 10 (12.66%) Finance
13 10 (12.66%) Teradata
13 10 (12.66%) QlikView
14 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
14 9 (11.39%) Banking
14 9 (11.39%) SAP
14 9 (11.39%) Cognos
15 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.13%) .NET
15 8 (10.13%) Data Management
15 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development

Business Intelligence Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Architect in their job title 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 with Business Intelligence Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Stata
2 1 (1.27%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.53%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.90%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
3 24 (30.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (29.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (27.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
7 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (12.66%) QlikView
9 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
9 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (7.59%) Big Data
10 6 (7.59%) Star Schema
10 6 (7.59%) OLAP
11 5 (6.33%) SAP BW
11 5 (6.33%) SAP BI
11 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
12 4 (5.06%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
12 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) ERwin
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.80%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) MDX
3 2 (2.53%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Data Extraction
1 5 (6.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.80%) NHS
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Online Games
2 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.27%) Statistics
4 1 (1.27%) Informatics
4 1 (1.27%) Life Science
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
4 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (34.18%) ETL
3 25 (31.65%) Data Modelling
4 12 (15.19%) Analytics
5 11 (13.92%) Data Architecture
6 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.13%) Data Management
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.59%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (7.59%) Project Management
9 5 (6.33%) ERP
9 5 (6.33%) Change Control
9 5 (6.33%) Data Virtualisation
10 4 (5.06%) Master Data Management
10 4 (5.06%) Data Mapping
10 4 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.80%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) VBA
4 2 (2.53%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (2.53%) R
5 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) HNC
2 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.53%) Basel III
3 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.66%) Business Objects
3 10 (12.66%) Teradata
4 9 (11.39%) SAP
4 9 (11.39%) Cognos
5 5 (6.33%) Ab Initio
6 4 (5.06%) Informatica
6 4 (5.06%) Tableau
7 3 (3.80%) Netezza
7 3 (3.80%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.80%) IBM
8 2 (2.53%) Sybase
9 1 (1.27%) Adobe
9 1 (1.27%) Siebel
9 1 (1.27%) Kalido
9 1 (1.27%) Capita
9 1 (1.27%) Google
9 1 (1.27%) Unica
9 1 (1.27%) Peoplefluent