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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 45 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.25% 7.15% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 8.82% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 23
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.73 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -38.18% +39.13%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Birmingham

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 34 (37.78%) Finance
3 31 (34.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
5 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (23.33%) ETL
9 19 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (18.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (18.89%) Data Modelling
11 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (17.78%) Power BI
12 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (12.22%) .NET
14 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
14 10 (11.11%) SAP
14 10 (11.11%) C#
14 10 (11.11%) Java
14 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
15 9 (10.00%) QlikView
15 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
16 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
16 8 (8.89%) HTML
16 8 (8.89%) CSS
16 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (8.89%) Change Management

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 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.11%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) DHCP
1 1 (1.11%) DNS
1 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 31 (34.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (18.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (17.78%) Power BI
7 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (10.00%) QlikView
9 8 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (5.56%) EDRMS
12 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.44%) Data Mart
12 4 (4.44%) SAP BW
12 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (3.33%) OLAP
13 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Moq
3 1 (1.11%) NUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 34 (37.78%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (4.44%) Advertising
5 3 (3.33%) Electronics
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (55.56%) Developer
2 26 (28.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Developer
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 7 (7.78%) SQL BI Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Report Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Head of Applications
9 4 (4.44%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.89%) CSS
2 8 (8.89%) HTML
3 7 (7.78%) CSS3
3 7 (7.78%) HTML5
4 4 (4.44%) MDX
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.11%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.11%) WCF
6 1 (1.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
1 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) ETL
3 17 (18.89%) Data Modelling
4 9 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 8 (8.89%) Analytics
5 8 (8.89%) Change Management
5 8 (8.89%) Data Management
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.78%) Migration
6 7 (7.78%) Workflow
7 6 (6.67%) CRM
7 6 (6.67%) Open Source
7 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 6 (6.67%) Service Management
8 5 (5.56%) Case Management
8 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.56%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.56%) Project Management
8 5 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) C#
2 10 (11.11%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.78%) X++
6 5 (5.56%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) Ruby
6 5 (5.56%) Scala
7 3 (3.33%) C
7 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) ABAP
9 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) SAP
3 5 (5.56%) Cognos
4 3 (3.33%) IBM
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) Casewise
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Tableau
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
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