Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 87 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.90% 5.54% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 6.68% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 58
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% -2.54%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £313
90th Percentile £510 £548 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.81 £35.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -69.11% +169.23% -28.34%

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 1,206 1,092 1,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.76% 82.85% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 759 854
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £237
90th Percentile £571 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 18 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -6.79% -35.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £34.20 £36.80 £38.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% -28.89%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 34 (39.08%) SQL
2 33 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
3 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (29.89%) Power BI
5 25 (28.74%) Finance
6 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (25.29%) Retail
7 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (21.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (21.84%) PMO
9 16 (18.39%) NHS
10 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (16.09%) Analytics
11 14 (16.09%) Scrum
11 14 (16.09%) HTML
12 13 (14.94%) Migration
12 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (14.94%) Tableau
13 12 (13.79%) JIRA
13 12 (13.79%) TDD
13 12 (13.79%) Java
13 12 (13.79%) Oracle
13 12 (13.79%) CSS
13 12 (13.79%) Web Services
13 12 (13.79%) ETL
14 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
14 11 (12.64%) T-SQL

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 (4.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.45%) Trello
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.30%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Route 53
6 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) DNS
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (29.89%) Power BI
4 19 (21.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (21.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (6.90%) SAP BW
7 5 (5.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (5.75%) Lumira
7 5 (5.75%) MySQL
7 5 (5.75%) QlikView
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) JIRA
2 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.05%) Selenium
5 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) DbUnit
5 4 (4.60%) JMeter
5 4 (4.60%) jMock
5 4 (4.60%) JUnit
5 4 (4.60%) Maven
5 4 (4.60%) Mockito
5 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.60%) SonarQube
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
6 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.45%) Mocha
6 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 22 (25.29%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
4 6 (6.90%) Legal
5 5 (5.75%) Automotive
6 3 (3.45%) Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Electronics
6 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.45%) Persian Language
6 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.30%) Back Office
7 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (37.93%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Consultant
5 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Performance Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) DBA
9 4 (4.60%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.60%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Scrum Master
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (4.60%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (4.60%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) HTML
2 12 (13.79%) CSS
2 12 (13.79%) Web Services
3 11 (12.64%) RESTful
4 9 (10.34%) .NET
5 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.05%) Ajax
6 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.05%) jQuery
6 7 (8.05%) Sass
6 7 (8.05%) Spring
7 6 (6.90%) J2EE
8 5 (5.75%) HTML5
8 5 (5.75%) LESS
8 5 (5.75%) SOAP
9 4 (4.60%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.60%) MDX
9 4 (4.60%) PowerMock
9 4 (4.60%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.39%) NHS
3 6 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Photography
6 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (16.09%) Analytics
3 14 (16.09%) Scrum
4 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (14.94%) Migration
5 12 (13.79%) ETL
5 12 (13.79%) TDD
6 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.49%) Coaching
8 9 (10.34%) Decision-Making
8 9 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.20%) CRM
10 7 (8.05%) BDD
10 7 (8.05%) Kanban
10 7 (8.05%) SDLC
10 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
11 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
11 6 (6.90%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.05%) C#
5 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.75%) PHP
7 4 (4.60%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) C
9 2 (2.30%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.30%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.30%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) PMO
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) GDPR
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Docker
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.60%) vSphere
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
1 2 (2.30%) Terraform
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Tableau
3 12 (13.79%) Oracle
4 10 (11.49%) SAP
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.45%) Zend
7 2 (2.30%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.30%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.15%) Capita
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) Informatica
8 1 (1.15%) Progress