Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 104 93 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.46% 6.70% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 8.14% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 78
Birmingham median daily rate £408 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £244 £304 £282
90th Percentile £538 £604 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £8.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £49.00 - £20.00

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 1,322 1,143 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.16% 82.29% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 724 643
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.39%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £215
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.11 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.84% +15.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.84 £9.53
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.88 £47.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 39 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
4 32 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (29.81%) Power BI
6 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
7 28 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (21.15%) Finance
9 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (21.15%) Analytics
10 19 (18.27%) Data Modelling
11 18 (17.31%) ETL
12 17 (16.35%) T-SQL
12 17 (16.35%) Visualisation
13 16 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
14 13 (12.50%) Tableau
14 13 (12.50%) Data Quality
15 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
16 11 (10.58%) Retail
16 11 (10.58%) Oracle
16 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
16 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
16 11 (10.58%) MDX
17 10 (9.62%) QlikView
17 10 (9.62%) HTML
17 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
17 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014

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 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.96%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.73%) SaaS
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.92%) Trello
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.96%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) DHCP
1 1 (0.96%) DNS
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
1 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.96%) SAN
1 1 (0.96%) SMS
1 1 (0.96%) SSH
1 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.96%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
3 32 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 31 (29.81%) Power BI
5 28 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (9.62%) QlikView
8 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.77%) Spotfire
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (4.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) JIRA
2 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.96%) DbUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) jMock
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Maven
3 1 (0.96%) Mocha
3 1 (0.96%) Mockito
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.96%) Selenium
3 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Legal
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Consultant
4 19 (18.27%) Analyst
5 16 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 8 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Implementation Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Power BI Developer
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Data Scientist
10 5 (4.81%) SSAS Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 4 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
11 4 (3.85%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (3.85%) SSRS Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) MDX
2 10 (9.62%) HTML
3 6 (5.77%) CSS
3 6 (5.77%) D3.js
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (4.81%) RESTful
4 5 (4.81%) Web Services
5 4 (3.85%) .NET
5 4 (3.85%) Ajax
5 4 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (2.88%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.88%) HTML5
6 3 (2.88%) J2EE
6 3 (2.88%) LESS
7 2 (1.92%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.92%) Durandal
7 2 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.92%) React
7 2 (1.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) EPoS
2 4 (3.85%) FMCG
2 4 (3.85%) NHS
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.92%) Life Science
3 2 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.88%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.96%) Linux
2 1 (0.96%) Unix
2 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (21.15%) Analytics
2 19 (18.27%) Data Modelling
3 18 (17.31%) ETL
4 17 (16.35%) Visualisation
5 16 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
6 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.65%) Data Management
7 9 (8.65%) Project Management
8 8 (7.69%) Information Security
8 8 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 8 (7.69%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) TDD
8 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.77%) Data Analytics
10 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.77%) Data Science
10 6 (5.77%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.19%) SQL
2 17 (16.35%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.65%) Java
4 6 (5.77%) Python
5 5 (4.81%) GraphQL
5 5 (4.81%) R
5 5 (4.81%) Scala
6 4 (3.85%) C#
6 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.73%) PMO
3 3 (2.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.96%) FATCA
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Tableau
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle
4 9 (8.65%) Jaspersoft
5 6 (5.77%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Capita
7 1 (0.96%) Apple
7 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) Cognos
7 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) Zend