Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Intelligence (BI)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -17 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 55 95 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.91% 5.89% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 7.09% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 70 50
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £240 £278
90th Percentile £550 £544 £579
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.41 £35.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -70.27% +169.23% -44.68%

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,177 1,339 1,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.59% 82.96% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 985 741
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £532 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £27.61
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.12 £17.06
% change year-on-year -36.90% +47.25% -14.70%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Birmingham

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Birmingham

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Birmingham

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 19 (34.55%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
4 16 (29.09%) Power BI
5 15 (27.27%) Retail
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.82%) Finance
7 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
7 12 (21.82%) Tableau
8 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.00%) Migration
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.00%) NHS
8 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (20.00%) ETL
8 11 (20.00%) PMO
9 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 10 (18.18%) Analytics
9 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.36%) RESTful
10 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
10 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
10 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (14.55%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (32.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (29.09%) Power BI
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (5.45%) QlikView
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.64%) Amazon Athena
9 2 (3.64%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.27%) DbUnit
4 4 (7.27%) JMeter
4 4 (7.27%) jMock
4 4 (7.27%) JUnit
4 4 (7.27%) Maven
4 4 (7.27%) Mockito
4 4 (7.27%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 15 (27.27%) Retail
2 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Back Office
6 2 (3.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Tableau Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) RESTful
2 7 (12.73%) Spring
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.27%) Apache Camel
5 4 (7.27%) PowerMock
5 4 (7.27%) SOAP
5 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.64%) .NET
7 2 (3.64%) Ajax
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.64%) HTML
7 2 (3.64%) MDX
7 2 (3.64%) Node.js
7 2 (3.64%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) NHS
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Robotics
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) CentOS
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Visualisation
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) ETL
2 11 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (18.18%) Analytics
4 9 (16.36%) Data Analysis
4 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.55%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.73%) Data Management
7 6 (10.91%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (9.09%) Open Source
8 5 (9.09%) TDD
9 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.64%) C
6 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.82%) R
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.27%) vSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Terraform
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (3.64%) Grafana
2 2 (3.64%) Graphite
2 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.64%) Nagios
2 2 (3.64%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Tableau
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 5 (9.09%) VMware
4 4 (7.27%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.64%) Birst
5 2 (3.64%) Cognos
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.82%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.82%) IBM