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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 35 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.69% 4.52% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 5.41% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 20
Median daily rate £378 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.62% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £330 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -13.96% +36.84%  

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 503 684 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.79% 83.52% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 481 406
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £12.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 22 June 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 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 22 June 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 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 26 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (28.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (23.75%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
8 13 (16.25%) ETL
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (15.00%) Power BI
10 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (11.25%) .NET
12 9 (11.25%) Java
13 8 (10.00%) Data Management
14 7 (8.75%) Retail
14 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
14 7 (8.75%) CRM
14 7 (8.75%) IBM
14 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
14 7 (8.75%) Workflow
14 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
14 7 (8.75%) Analytics
14 7 (8.75%) QlikView
15 6 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE

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 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.50%) Maximo
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.25%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) SMS
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (28.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (23.75%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (15.00%) Power BI
6 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (8.75%) QlikView
8 6 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (6.25%) EDRMS
10 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.00%) OLAP
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.75%) Data Mart
11 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (2.50%) DTS
12 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
12 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Advertising
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Head of Application Development
7 4 (5.00%) Head of Applications
7 4 (5.00%) Head of Development
7 4 (5.00%) Head of Support
7 4 (5.00%) OBIEE Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
8 3 (3.75%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.00%) CSS
2 4 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (3.75%) CSS3
3 3 (3.75%) HTML5
4 2 (2.50%) MDX
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) NHS
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) Data Modelling
3 13 (16.25%) ETL
4 8 (10.00%) Data Management
5 7 (8.75%) Analytics
5 7 (8.75%) CRM
5 7 (8.75%) Workflow
6 6 (7.50%) Change Management
6 6 (7.50%) Migration
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
6 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.25%) Case Management
7 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (6.25%) IT Strategy
7 5 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (6.25%) Open Source
7 5 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.25%) Python
4 5 (6.25%) Ruby
4 5 (6.25%) Scala
5 4 (5.00%) C#
5 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.75%) C
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) VBA
8 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) IBM
3 6 (7.50%) Cognos
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (3.75%) Google
6 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Casewise
7 1 (1.25%) Kronos
7 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow