The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 18 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 204 105 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.99% 4.75% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 6.80% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 58 54
Average daily rate £393 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £558 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
Business Intelligence
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 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
Birmingham +13 47 £390 +4.00% 21
Shropshire -4 37 £470 +15.69% 2
Warwickshire +13 19 £388 +29.16% 8
Coventry -9 17 £325 -23.52% 6
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £430 - 1
Solihull -9 8 £438 +9.37% 2
Staffordshire +1 7 £274 -8.75% 6
Worcestershire +14 6 £350 -46.15% 4
Wolverhampton +6 4 £413 -8.33% 1
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 164 (43.85%) SQL
2 114 (30.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (29.14%) Data Warehouse
4 108 (28.88%) SQL Server
5 106 (28.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (25.13%) ETL
7 90 (24.06%) Microsoft
8 86 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (22.46%) Oracle
10 82 (21.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 73 (19.52%) Finance
12 68 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
13 62 (16.58%) Data Modelling
14 56 (14.97%) T-SQL
15 44 (11.76%) PL/SQL
16 43 (11.50%) Unix
17 42 (11.23%) SAP
17 42 (11.23%) Analytics
18 40 (10.70%) MS Excel
19 39 (10.43%) Informatica
19 39 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
19 39 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (10.16%) QlikView
21 35 (9.36%) Data Management
22 33 (8.82%) Waterfall
23 32 (8.56%) Test Strategy
23 32 (8.56%) SharePoint
24 30 (8.02%) NHS
24 30 (8.02%) Scrum
24 30 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 32 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.28%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.14%) Confluence
4 7 (1.87%) SAS
4 7 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.34%) PowerExchange
6 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.07%) Apache
7 4 (1.07%) nginx
8 3 (0.80%) CMS
8 3 (0.80%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.80%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.53%) Documentum
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 40 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.27%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.07%) Office 365
3 2 (0.53%) Yammer
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) Extranet
1 3 (0.80%) Intranet
1 3 (0.80%) SAN
2 1 (0.27%) FTP
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (30.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 109 (29.14%) Data Warehouse
3 108 (28.88%) SQL Server
4 106 (28.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (21.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (10.16%) QlikView
9 30 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (6.68%) Power BI
11 24 (6.42%) Big Data
11 24 (6.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 24 (6.42%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (5.08%) OLAP
13 18 (4.81%) Hadoop
14 14 (3.74%) SAP BI
15 13 (3.48%) Pentaho
15 13 (3.48%) SAP BW
16 12 (3.21%) IBM InfoSphere
16 12 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (2.67%) JIRA
2 9 (2.41%) ClearCase
3 6 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (1.60%) PVCS
4 5 (1.34%) CA Gen
5 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.27%) CANoe
7 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 73 (19.52%) Finance
2 26 (6.95%) Retail
3 16 (4.28%) Advertising
4 14 (3.74%) Marketing
5 10 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.14%) Electronics
7 7 (1.87%) Automotive
8 6 (1.60%) Banking
9 5 (1.34%) Local Government
10 3 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.80%) Military
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Cantonese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (51.34%) Developer
2 76 (20.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 52 (13.90%) SQL Developer
4 45 (12.03%) Analyst
5 37 (9.89%) Architect
6 28 (7.49%) Business Developer
7 27 (7.22%) SQL BI Developer
8 25 (6.68%) Consultant
8 25 (6.68%) Project Manager
9 20 (5.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 19 (5.08%) Data Architect
11 15 (4.01%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.74%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 14 (3.74%) QlikView Developer
13 13 (3.48%) T-SQL Developer
14 12 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 11 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 11 (2.94%) ETL Developer
15 11 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
15 11 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.22%) MDX
2 24 (6.42%) .NET
3 21 (5.61%) XML
4 15 (4.01%) Web Services
5 14 (3.74%) J2EE
6 7 (1.87%) CSS
6 7 (1.87%) HTML
7 6 (1.60%) jQuery
8 5 (1.34%) HTML5
8 5 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.34%) XSD
9 4 (1.07%) RESTful
10 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.80%) COM
10 3 (0.80%) Middleware
10 3 (0.80%) SAP PI
11 2 (0.53%) SOAP
11 2 (0.53%) WCF
12 1 (0.27%) Apache Avro
12 1 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.02%) NHS
3 13 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.60%) User Experience
8 5 (1.34%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.34%) Social Media
9 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.07%) Informatics
9 4 (1.07%) Statistics
10 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.80%) EPoS
10 3 (0.80%) FMCG
10 3 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.80%) SCADA
11 2 (0.53%) Physics
11 2 (0.53%) PMI
11 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.50%) Unix
2 10 (2.67%) Windows
3 5 (1.34%) Linux
3 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.13%) ETL
2 86 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.58%) Data Modelling
4 42 (11.23%) Analytics
5 35 (9.36%) Data Management
6 33 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 32 (8.56%) Test Strategy
8 30 (8.02%) Scrum
9 29 (7.75%) Migration
10 24 (6.42%) OO
11 23 (6.15%) RUP
12 22 (5.88%) Master Data Management
13 21 (5.61%) Data Analysis
13 21 (5.61%) Data Governance
13 21 (5.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (5.35%) Problem Management
15 19 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (4.81%) CRM
16 18 (4.81%) Workflow
17 17 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (43.85%) SQL
2 56 (14.97%) T-SQL
3 44 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 27 (7.22%) Shell Script
5 26 (6.95%) Java
6 22 (5.88%) Perl
7 17 (4.55%) C#
8 11 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.14%) VBA
10 4 (1.07%) X++
11 2 (0.53%) ABAP
11 2 (0.53%) C
11 2 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.53%) Python
11 2 (0.53%) R
12 1 (0.27%) COBOL
12 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.27%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 26 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.67%) Degree
4 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.75%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (24.06%) Microsoft
2 84 (22.46%) Oracle
3 42 (11.23%) SAP
4 39 (10.43%) Informatica
5 26 (6.95%) Cognos
5 26 (6.95%) IBM
6 24 (6.42%) Pega
7 14 (3.74%) Tableau
8 9 (2.41%) webMethods
9 8 (2.14%) BEA
9 8 (2.14%) Netezza
10 6 (1.60%) Nintex
10 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.34%) Adobe
11 5 (1.34%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.34%) Teradata
12 4 (1.07%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.80%) Birst
13 3 (0.80%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.80%) Infor
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