Period
to 15 May 2021

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

BI Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 129 179
Rank change year-on-year -11 +50 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 8 26 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.78% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.83% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 60
10th Percentile £350 £400 £363
25th Percentile £372 £414 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £406 £510 £460
Median % change year-on-year -20.34% +10.87% +2.22%
75th Percentile £522 £560 £500
90th Percentile £578 £575 £539
Central London median daily rate £413 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 2,600 3,119 6,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.90% 93.83% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,900 2,346 4,724
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £520
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 60
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.09 £13.68
Median hourly rate £17.98 £23.37 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -23.08% +18.32% +5.61%
75th Percentile £27.25 £38.73 £28.19
90th Percentile £38.40 £52.25 £43.19
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £21.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.80% +9.34% +6.95%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the City of London

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, Business Intelligence Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Power BI
2 6 (75.00%) Power Platform
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (37.50%) Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (25.00%) R
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Informatica
6 2 (25.00%) Data Development
7 1 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
7 1 (12.50%) Social Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Power Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Azure
3 1 (12.50%) AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Power BI
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) HBase
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Pentaho
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Social Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Development
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Informatics
5 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) R
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) HiveQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Talend