The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI) Developer
Rank 280 287 268
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 376 360 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 250 247
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£375 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Business Intelligence Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Intelligence Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Business Intelligence Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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 -1 357 £375 -10.71% 143
London -24 164 £413 -8.33% 50
City of London +22 72 £425 -5.55% 21
South East -3 53 £350 +7.69% 20
South West +14 38 £355 +1.42% 13
North West +3 36 £400 +45.45% 16
Yorkshire -12 23 £364 -6.12% 20
West Midlands +1 20 £300 +6.66% 13
West Yorkshire -5 18 £370 -17.77% 12
Scotland -12 14 £363 -9.37% 4
Cheshire +7 13 £500 +42.85% 3
Wiltshire +4 13 £400 +45.45% 2
Manchester -9 12 £325 +48.57% 10
Bristol +4 10 £348 +12.09% 3
Hampshire 0 10 £300 -35.48% 4
North East +14 9 £370 +23.33% 4
East of England +11 9 £375 +11.11% 4
Leeds -16 9 £375 -16.66% 8
West Sussex - 9 £276 - 7
Birmingham -1 8 £368 +15.29% 4
Glasgow -1 8 £375 -11.76% 2
Berkshire -16 8 £375 +15.38% 4
East Sussex - 8 £325 - 1
Lancashire +7 7 £450 +63.63% 1
Bradford -11 7 £325 - 1
Southampton -11 6 £250 -46.23% 1
Surrey +2 5 £375 -21.05% 3
East Midlands -8 5 £288 -8.00% 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £410 - 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £375 - 1

Business Intelligence Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 688 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 495 (71.95%) SQL
3 446 (64.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 404 (58.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 385 (55.96%) SQL Server
6 332 (48.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 311 (45.20%) Data Warehouse
8 242 (35.17%) ETL
9 227 (32.99%) Microsoft
10 213 (30.96%) T-SQL
11 137 (19.91%) OLAP
12 135 (19.62%) Finance
13 122 (17.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 114 (16.57%) MDX
15 97 (14.10%) Tableau
16 87 (12.65%) Oracle
17 79 (11.48%) QlikView
18 77 (11.19%) Data Modelling
18 77 (11.19%) MS Excel
19 76 (11.05%) Business Objects
20 75 (10.90%) Cognos
21 73 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
22 72 (10.47%) OLAP Cube
23 71 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
24 70 (10.17%) SharePoint
24 70 (10.17%) Kimball Methodology
25 63 (9.16%) NHS
26 59 (8.58%) C#
27 58 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
28 57 (8.28%) .NET

Business Intelligence Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.03%) SAS
3 13 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.29%) Confluence
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.15%) TPMS
Applications
1 77 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.10%) PowerPivot
3 9 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.16%) MS Office
5 3 (0.44%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (6.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (2.76%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Maximo
7 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.15%) SAP xRPM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.15%) Responsys
2 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (64.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 404 (58.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 385 (55.96%) SQL Server
4 332 (48.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 311 (45.20%) Data Warehouse
6 137 (19.91%) OLAP
7 122 (17.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 79 (11.48%) QlikView
9 73 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 72 (10.47%) OLAP Cube
11 32 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 30 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
13 23 (3.34%) Oracle Database
14 21 (3.05%) Data Mining
14 21 (3.05%) Cognos Report Studio
15 19 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (2.76%) SAP BW
15 19 (2.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 18 (2.62%) SAP Data Services
16 18 (2.62%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 36 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (0.87%) JIRA
5 4 (0.58%) Toad
6 3 (0.44%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.44%) ERwin
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.15%) Subversion
8 1 (0.15%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 135 (19.62%) Finance
2 27 (3.92%) Retail
3 23 (3.34%) Banking
4 21 (3.05%) Legal
5 20 (2.91%) Advertising
6 14 (2.03%) Marketing
7 9 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.16%) Law
9 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.58%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (16.57%) MDX
2 57 (8.28%) .NET
3 28 (4.07%) ASP.NET
4 24 (3.49%) XML
5 10 (1.45%) HTML
6 8 (1.16%) CSS
7 5 (0.73%) Web Services
7 5 (0.73%) HTML5
8 4 (0.58%) jQuery
9 2 (0.29%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (0.29%) J2EE
9 2 (0.29%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.29%) SAP XI
10 1 (0.15%) Ajax
10 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) Spring
10 1 (0.15%) DHTML
10 1 (0.15%) JSP
10 1 (0.15%) Servlets
10 1 (0.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.16%) NHS
2 58 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.10%) Visualisation
4 14 (2.03%) Data Structures
5 13 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 13 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.58%) User Experience
10 3 (0.44%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.29%) FMCG
11 2 (0.29%) Informatics
11 2 (0.29%) Physics
11 2 (0.29%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.29%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.29%) DTV
11 2 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.03%) UNIX
2 13 (1.89%) Windows
3 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.73%) Linux
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 242 (35.17%) ETL
3 77 (11.19%) Data Modelling
4 71 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (10.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 52 (7.56%) Analytics
7 44 (6.40%) Migration
7 44 (6.40%) Dimensional Modelling
8 35 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
9 31 (4.51%) Data Analysis
10 25 (3.63%) Scrum
11 15 (2.18%) Project Management
11 15 (2.18%) ERP
11 15 (2.18%) Data Transformation
11 15 (2.18%) Data Migration
12 14 (2.03%) CRM
12 14 (2.03%) ITIL
13 12 (1.74%) Data Management
14 11 (1.60%) E-Commerce
15 10 (1.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 495 (71.95%) SQL
2 213 (30.96%) T-SQL
3 59 (8.58%) C#
4 38 (5.52%) PL/SQL
5 18 (2.62%) VBA
6 17 (2.47%) R
7 16 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 16 (2.33%) X++
8 15 (2.18%) Java
9 10 (1.45%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.16%) VB
11 7 (1.02%) ABAP
11 7 (1.02%) C
12 6 (0.87%) Python
13 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.29%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 1 (0.15%) VB6
16 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 25 (3.63%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.03%) Degree
5 9 (1.31%) MCTS
6 6 (0.87%) MCSA
6 6 (0.87%) MCITP
7 4 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.58%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) Basel II
4 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCOM
1 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 227 (32.99%) Microsoft
2 97 (14.10%) Tableau
3 87 (12.65%) Oracle
4 76 (11.05%) Business Objects
5 75 (10.90%) Cognos
6 48 (6.98%) SAP
7 13 (1.89%) Teradata
8 11 (1.60%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.31%) IBM
9 9 (1.31%) Jaspersoft
10 8 (1.16%) Informatica
11 4 (0.58%) Sybase
11 4 (0.58%) Sun
12 3 (0.44%) Google
12 3 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.44%) Cerner
12 3 (0.44%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.44%) Datameer
13 2 (0.29%) Infor
13 2 (0.29%) RedPrairie
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