Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 28 October 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 27 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 241 117 327
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.16% 6.51% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 7.29% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 91 270
10th Percentile £363 £350 £390
25th Percentile £500 £435 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £588 £606 £575
90th Percentile £628 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £516 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +8.68% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £8.00 - £33.45
Central London median hourly rate £28.25 - £33.45

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,565 1,606 5,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.13% 89.32% 90.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,711 1,201 4,318
10th Percentile £364 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £523 £513
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.95% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 61
10th Percentile £15.14 £15.00 £12.00
25th Percentile £20.94 £18.75 £12.76
Median hourly rate £32.20 £32.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.63% +68.42% +1.60%
75th Percentile £42.38 £43.00 £26.00
90th Percentile £62.65 £47.75 £49.31
Central London median hourly rate £32.45 £30.95 £20.42
% change year-on-year +4.86% +51.58% +9.17%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the City of London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the City of London

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the City of London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the City of London

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 162 (67.22%) SQL
2 126 (52.28%) Power BI
2 126 (52.28%) Power Platform
3 99 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (37.34%) Finance
5 85 (35.27%) Analytics
6 83 (34.44%) Data Warehouse
7 71 (29.46%) Visualisation
8 65 (26.97%) Azure
9 64 (26.56%) Microsoft
10 59 (24.48%) Social Skills
11 53 (21.99%) Data Visualisation
12 52 (21.58%) QlikView
13 49 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (20.33%) SQL Server
14 47 (19.50%) Insurtech
15 45 (18.67%) ETL
16 43 (17.84%) Python
17 41 (17.01%) Software Engineering
17 41 (17.01%) Release Management
18 39 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
18 39 (16.18%) Backlog Prioritisation
19 37 (15.35%) Backlog Management
19 37 (15.35%) Software Testing
19 37 (15.35%) Qlik Sense
20 34 (14.11%) User Stories
21 33 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 33 (13.69%) Data Modelling
22 32 (13.28%) Problem-Solving

Business Intelligence
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 18 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.81%) Apache Spark
3 13 (5.39%) Jupyter
4 6 (2.49%) IIS
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (7.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.24%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) HFM
1 2 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (0.83%) Unica
2 1 (0.41%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 126 (52.28%) Power Platform
2 65 (26.97%) Azure
3 25 (10.37%) AWS
4 18 (7.47%) Azure Data Factory
5 17 (7.05%) PowerApps
6 13 (5.39%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (4.15%) GCP
8 9 (3.73%) Collibra
8 9 (3.73%) Power Automate
9 8 (3.32%) Serverless
10 7 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (2.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 5 (2.07%) GitHub
12 4 (1.66%) Azure Logic Apps
12 4 (1.66%) Matillion
12 4 (1.66%) Snowflake
13 3 (1.24%) Slack
13 3 (1.24%) Workato
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (52.28%) Power BI
2 83 (34.44%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (21.58%) QlikView
4 49 (20.33%) SQL Server
5 37 (15.35%) Qlik Sense
6 33 (13.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (13.28%) Data Lake
8 28 (11.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (11.20%) Tableau
10 21 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (5.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (4.56%) Big Data
13 10 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (3.73%) NoSQL
14 9 (3.73%) Relational Database
15 8 (3.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 8 (3.32%) Hadoop
16 7 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
16 7 (2.90%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 14 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.73%) JIRA
3 8 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.66%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.66%) Sourcetree
6 2 (0.83%) Appium
6 2 (0.83%) Maven
6 2 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.83%) Selenium
6 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.83%) TestNG
6 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.83%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.83%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 90 (37.34%) Finance
2 59 (24.48%) Social Skills
3 39 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (8.30%) Marketing
5 16 (6.64%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (4.15%) Banking
7 9 (3.73%) Legal
8 6 (2.49%) Public Sector
9 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.24%) Advertising
10 3 (1.24%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.24%) Law
10 3 (1.24%) Retail
10 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.83%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Front Office
12 1 (0.41%) International Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (34.85%) Analyst
2 53 (21.99%) Developer
3 50 (20.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 41 (17.01%) Business Analyst
5 37 (15.35%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 37 (15.35%) Data Business Analyst
5 37 (15.35%) SQL Analyst
6 35 (14.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 27 (11.20%) SQL Data Analyst
8 23 (9.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 23 (9.54%) Data Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Architect
10 14 (5.81%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.98%) Data Analyst
11 12 (4.98%) Data Scientist
11 12 (4.98%) Power BI Developer
11 12 (4.98%) Product Owner
11 12 (4.98%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (4.15%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (3.73%) Insurance Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.39%) .NET
2 12 (4.98%) D3.js
2 12 (4.98%) Shiny
3 11 (4.56%) HTML
4 10 (4.15%) CSS
5 6 (2.49%) React
6 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.07%) MDX
7 4 (1.66%) GraphQL
7 4 (1.66%) HTML5
7 4 (1.66%) Kafka
7 4 (1.66%) Node.js
7 4 (1.66%) Spring
8 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.24%) WCF
8 3 (1.24%) Web Services
8 3 (1.24%) XML
9 2 (0.83%) JSON
9 2 (0.83%) LINQ
9 2 (0.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.37%) Management Information System
2 12 (4.98%) Algorithms
2 12 (4.98%) Social Media
3 9 (3.73%) Reinsurance
4 5 (2.07%) User Experience
5 4 (1.66%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.66%) iSeries
6 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.24%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.24%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Derivative
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) New Media
7 2 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.83%) PMI
7 2 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.83%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) BYOD
8 1 (0.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.32%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (35.27%) Analytics
3 71 (29.46%) Visualisation
4 53 (21.99%) Data Visualisation
5 49 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (19.50%) Insurtech
7 45 (18.67%) ETL
8 41 (17.01%) Release Management
8 41 (17.01%) Software Engineering
9 39 (16.18%) Backlog Prioritisation
10 37 (15.35%) Backlog Management
10 37 (15.35%) Software Testing
11 34 (14.11%) User Stories
12 33 (13.69%) Data Modelling
13 32 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (12.86%) Data Analysis
15 30 (12.45%) Scrum
16 27 (11.20%) Data Management
17 24 (9.96%) DevOps
18 23 (9.54%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 162 (67.22%) SQL
2 43 (17.84%) Python
3 24 (9.96%) C#
3 24 (9.96%) T-SQL
4 21 (8.71%) R
4 21 (8.71%) VBA
5 14 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 12 (4.98%) Java
8 9 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.90%) Scala
9 7 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.07%) C
10 5 (2.07%) VB
11 4 (1.66%) PHP
12 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) VBScript
14 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (11.20%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.66%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) ACCA
6 1 (0.41%) CIMA
6 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.73%) QA
3 5 (2.07%) PMO
4 4 (1.66%) GDPR
5 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.83%) Basel III
6 2 (0.83%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.83%) GRC
6 2 (0.83%) IFRS
6 2 (0.83%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.41%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) GMP
7 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 64 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.47%) Alteryx
3 17 (7.05%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.39%) Databricks
5 8 (3.32%) Oracle
6 6 (2.49%) Google
7 4 (1.66%) Guidewire
8 3 (1.24%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.24%) Nintex
8 3 (1.24%) Workday
9 2 (0.83%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.83%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.83%) Citrix
9 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.83%) Pega
9 2 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.83%) Splunk
9 2 (0.83%) StreamSets
10 1 (0.41%) Informatica