Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 May 2020 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 58 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 228 356 409
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 5.92% 4.23% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.81% 4.70% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 283 333
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £363 £303 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
London median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £44.57 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.75% -0.34%
London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -2.00% -11.80%

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,347 7,572 8,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.96% 90.07% 88.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,364 5,774 6,372
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.66%
10th Percentile £326 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 71 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +18.20%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.25 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £45.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.84 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.48% +3.34% -

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Central London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Central London

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in Central London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Central London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Central London

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 188 £488 +2.63% 29
City of Westminster +21 8 £513 -14.58% 1
West End of London +19 4 £500 +66.67% 2
Southwark +52 2 £400 -33.33%
Business Intelligence
London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 101 (44.30%) SQL
2 88 (38.60%) Power BI
2 88 (38.60%) Power Platform
3 81 (35.53%) Finance
4 80 (35.09%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (30.70%) Analytics
7 62 (27.19%) Microsoft
8 60 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 50 (21.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (21.49%) ETL
11 47 (20.61%) Data Modelling
12 46 (20.18%) Azure
13 45 (19.74%) Microsoft Excel
14 43 (18.86%) Python
15 42 (18.42%) Visualisation
16 34 (14.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 32 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 30 (13.16%) Java
18 30 (13.16%) Tableau
19 29 (12.72%) DevOps
20 27 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (11.40%) T-SQL
22 25 (10.96%) Marketing
23 24 (10.53%) Data Analysis
23 24 (10.53%) Oracle
23 24 (10.53%) SAP
24 23 (10.09%) Public Sector
25 22 (9.65%) CRM
25 22 (9.65%) Data Analytics

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 14 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.39%) SAS
3 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.88%) Anypoint
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.88%) Confluence
5 2 (0.88%) DataSynapse
5 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Pulsar
6 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.44%) Mule
6 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 45 (19.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.88%) InDesign
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.32%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.88%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.44%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.44%) HFM
4 1 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (38.60%) Power Platform
2 46 (20.18%) Azure
3 18 (7.89%) AWS
4 17 (7.46%) GCP
5 7 (3.07%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (2.63%) Office 365
7 5 (2.19%) Power Automate
7 5 (2.19%) PowerApps
8 4 (1.75%) SaaS
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (1.32%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.32%) Yammer
10 2 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.88%) Force.com
10 2 (0.88%) GitHub
10 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.88%) Google Docs
10 2 (0.88%) IaaS
10 2 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (38.60%) Power BI
2 80 (35.09%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 50 (21.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (14.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (7.46%) Relational Database
8 13 (5.70%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (5.70%) QlikView
9 12 (5.26%) Big Data
10 11 (4.82%) Data Lake
10 11 (4.82%) NoSQL
11 10 (4.39%) Data Mining
12 9 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (2.63%) OLAP
14 6 (2.63%) PowerPivot
14 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (2.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.07%) JIRA
3 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.75%) Selenium
4 4 (1.75%) Subversion
5 2 (0.88%) GitLab
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (35.53%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Marketing
3 23 (10.09%) Public Sector
4 11 (4.82%) Electronics
4 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.95%) Banking
6 5 (2.19%) Law
6 5 (2.19%) Legal
6 5 (2.19%) Publishing
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Front Office
8 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.88%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (28.51%) Analyst
2 59 (25.88%) Developer
3 28 (12.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 22 (9.65%) Architect
5 22 (9.65%) Data Analyst
6 17 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 16 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
7 16 (7.02%) SQL Developer
8 15 (6.58%) Consultant
9 13 (5.70%) Product Owner
9 13 (5.70%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (4.82%) Data Engineer
10 11 (4.82%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 11 (4.82%) ETL Analyst
10 11 (4.82%) SQL Data Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) Power BI Developer
12 9 (3.95%) Power BI Analyst
13 8 (3.51%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
13 8 (3.51%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.14%) .NET
2 11 (4.82%) XML
3 9 (3.95%) MDX
4 7 (3.07%) HTML
5 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.75%) J2EE
6 4 (1.75%) Node.js
7 3 (1.32%) .NET Core
7 3 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.32%) SailPoint
7 3 (1.32%) Vue.js
8 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.88%) D3.js
8 2 (0.88%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.88%) LDAP
8 2 (0.88%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.51%) User Experience
4 7 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.19%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.19%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.32%) NHS
6 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
7 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.63%) Linux
1 6 (2.63%) Unix
2 3 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (30.70%) Analytics
3 49 (21.49%) ETL
4 47 (20.61%) Data Modelling
5 42 (18.42%) Visualisation
6 29 (12.72%) DevOps
7 24 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 22 (9.65%) CRM
8 22 (9.65%) Data Analytics
9 21 (9.21%) Data Visualisation
9 21 (9.21%) Kimball Methodology
10 20 (8.77%) SDLC
11 18 (7.89%) Dashboard Development
11 18 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (7.46%) Requirements Gathering
13 16 (7.02%) Change Management
13 16 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (7.02%) Scrum
14 15 (6.58%) Data Science
14 15 (6.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 101 (44.30%) SQL
2 43 (18.86%) Python
3 30 (13.16%) Java
4 26 (11.40%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.77%) C#
6 18 (7.89%) R
7 13 (5.70%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 8 (3.51%) Scala
9 7 (3.07%) C++
9 7 (3.07%) PHP
9 7 (3.07%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.07%) VBA
10 6 (2.63%) Go
10 6 (2.63%) Groovy
10 6 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.63%) Ruby
11 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.19%) C
11 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (3.51%) Degree
2 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.32%) MCITP
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.88%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) ACCA
6 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.44%) CIMA
6 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) Solvency II
2 12 (5.26%) IFRS
3 10 (4.39%) Data Quality
3 10 (4.39%) GDPR
4 7 (3.07%) QA
5 4 (1.75%) SLA
6 2 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.44%) HDFS
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) Terraform
2 3 (1.32%) Ansible
2 3 (1.32%) Kibana
2 3 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.32%) Prometheus
2 3 (1.32%) Puppet
2 3 (1.32%) Rancher
3 1 (0.44%) Control-M
3 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.16%) Tableau
3 24 (10.53%) Oracle
3 24 (10.53%) SAP
4 10 (4.39%) Google
5 9 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.63%) Alteryx
7 5 (2.19%) Informatica
7 5 (2.19%) Sybase
8 4 (1.75%) Adobe
8 4 (1.75%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.75%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.32%) CA
9 3 (1.32%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.32%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.32%) Databricks
9 3 (1.32%) Teradata
9 3 (1.32%) Thycotic
10 2 (0.88%) DocuSign
10 2 (0.88%) Netezza