Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 90 82 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.60% 5.41% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 6.65% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 64
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £237 £305 £272
90th Percentile £548 £583 £484
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - £8.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +169.23% -19.38% -27.85%

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 1305 1234 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.40% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 794 657
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £247 £234
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 40 (44.44%) SQL
2 29 (32.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 25 (27.78%) Finance
3 25 (27.78%) Power BI
4 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 22 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (24.44%) Analytics
6 21 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 18 (20.00%) ETL
8 17 (18.89%) Data Management
8 17 (18.89%) Data Visualisation
8 17 (18.89%) Tableau
8 17 (18.89%) Data Quality
9 14 (15.56%) Data Modelling
10 13 (14.44%) T-SQL
10 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.44%) QlikView
11 12 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.33%) Information Security
11 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.22%) D3.js
12 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
12 11 (12.22%) Spotfire
13 10 (11.11%) R
13 10 (11.11%) Scala

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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Maximo
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.22%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (2.22%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (27.78%) Power BI
2 25 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 22 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (23.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (14.44%) QlikView
7 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
7 11 (12.22%) Spotfire
8 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.33%) PowerPivot
11 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Electronics
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Billing
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) Data Scientist
5 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Power BI Developer
10 4 (4.44%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.33%) R Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) D3.js
2 7 (7.78%) MDX
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (4.44%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) RESTful
6 2 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.11%) Ajax
7 1 (1.11%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.11%) EDI
7 1 (1.11%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.44%) FMCG
3 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.33%) EPoS
4 2 (2.22%) Life Science
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Analytics
2 18 (20.00%) ETL
2 18 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 17 (18.89%) Data Management
3 17 (18.89%) Data Visualisation
4 14 (15.56%) Data Modelling
5 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.33%) Information Security
6 12 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.11%) Project Management
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
10 8 (8.89%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.89%) ERP
10 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.78%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (7.78%) Manual Testing
11 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 6 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.44%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.11%) GraphQL
3 10 (11.11%) Python
3 10 (11.11%) R
3 10 (11.11%) Scala
4 5 (5.56%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.44%) PMO
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) Tableau
3 9 (10.00%) SAP
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle
5 4 (4.44%) Cognos
6 3 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) Capita
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix
7 1 (1.11%) Kronos