Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 151 229 302
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 6.08% 5.85% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.71% 6.70% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 168 236
10th Percentile £390 £390 £316
25th Percentile £414 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £575 £550
90th Percentile £634 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £26.68 " "
25th Percentile £34.11 " £22.25
Median hourly rate £47.98 - £22.50
75th Percentile £61.61 " £22.75
90th Percentile £68.89 " "
Central London median hourly rate £42.98 - £22.50

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 2,249 3,418 6,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.50% 87.37% 89.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,660 2,563 4,685
10th Percentile £334 £331 £325
25th Percentile £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £619 £613 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 50 53
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate £23.23 £21.37 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.69% -2.88% +11.39%
75th Percentile £27.25 £38.75 £33.50
90th Percentile £40.83 £52.33 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.12 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.73% +2.87% +7.50%

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 20 April 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 20 April 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 86 (56.95%) Power BI
1 86 (56.95%) Power Platform
2 73 (48.34%) Analytics
3 70 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (41.72%) SQL
5 54 (35.76%) Azure
6 49 (32.45%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (31.79%) Microsoft
8 46 (30.46%) SQL Server
9 38 (25.17%) ETL
10 36 (23.84%) C#
11 34 (22.52%) Software Engineering
12 33 (21.85%) PowerShell
12 33 (21.85%) JavaScript
13 32 (21.19%) SharePoint
14 30 (19.87%) TDD
15 29 (19.21%) DevOps
15 29 (19.21%) Mentoring
16 28 (18.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 28 (18.54%) QA
16 28 (18.54%) .NET
17 27 (17.88%) Data Modelling
17 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (17.22%) Active Directory
18 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET
18 26 (17.22%) Finance
18 26 (17.22%) AngularJS
18 26 (17.22%) Tableau
18 26 (17.22%) Octopus Deploy
18 26 (17.22%) TypeScript

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 32 (21.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.30%) SAS
3 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.99%) Apache
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.32%) Jupyter
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.66%) Confluence
6 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.65%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.66%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.66%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.66%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 86 (56.95%) Power Platform
2 54 (35.76%) Azure
3 26 (17.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (15.23%) AWS
5 9 (5.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (4.64%) GCP
7 5 (3.31%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (2.65%) Slack
9 3 (1.99%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.32%) IaaS
11 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.66%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.66%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.66%) PaaS
11 1 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Serverless
11 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) HTTP
1 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (56.95%) Power BI
2 49 (32.45%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (30.46%) SQL Server
4 26 (17.22%) Tableau
5 13 (8.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (7.28%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (6.62%) Big Data
8 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (4.64%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.97%) Data Lake
11 6 (3.97%) DB2
11 6 (3.97%) Looker
11 6 (3.97%) MySQL
11 6 (3.97%) Yellowfin
12 5 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.31%) QlikView
12 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
13 4 (2.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (3.31%) JIRA
3 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.99%) Cypress.io
4 3 (1.99%) Selenium
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.66%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.66%) ERwin
6 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 26 (17.22%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Marketing
3 10 (6.62%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.96%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.99%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Front Office
8 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Analyst
2 28 (18.54%) Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Technical Leader
4 15 (9.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 13 (8.61%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.28%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Data Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Architect
9 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (5.30%) Consultant
9 8 (5.30%) Product Owner
10 7 (4.64%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Data Business Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (3.97%) SQL Data Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.54%) .NET
2 26 (17.22%) AngularJS
2 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET
2 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET Core
2 26 (17.22%) React
3 5 (3.31%) CSS
3 5 (3.31%) XML
4 4 (2.65%) D3.js
4 4 (2.65%) HTML
4 4 (2.65%) JSON
5 2 (1.32%) Kafka
5 2 (1.32%) Shiny
5 2 (1.32%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) BAPI
6 1 (0.66%) COM
6 1 (0.66%) Django
6 1 (0.66%) J2EE
6 1 (0.66%) MDX
6 1 (0.66%) PySpark
6 1 (0.66%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.22%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.97%) iSeries
5 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.99%) PMI
6 3 (1.99%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.32%) Derivative
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.66%) Equities
8 1 (0.66%) Life Science
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.65%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.66%) Solaris
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.34%) Analytics
2 70 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.17%) ETL
4 34 (22.52%) Software Engineering
5 30 (19.87%) TDD
6 29 (19.21%) DevOps
6 29 (19.21%) Mentoring
7 28 (18.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (17.88%) Data Modelling
9 26 (17.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 22 (14.57%) Insurtech
11 19 (12.58%) Visualisation
12 18 (11.92%) Data Analysis
12 18 (11.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.26%) Data Analytics
14 13 (8.61%) Competitor Analysis
14 13 (8.61%) Data Science
14 13 (8.61%) Data Visualisation
14 13 (8.61%) Project Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 63 (41.72%) SQL
2 36 (23.84%) C#
3 33 (21.85%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.85%) PowerShell
4 26 (17.22%) TypeScript
5 15 (9.93%) Python
6 10 (6.62%) Java
7 6 (3.97%) R
8 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.99%) VBA
10 2 (1.32%) Perl
10 2 (1.32%) Scala
10 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.66%) ABAP
11 1 (0.66%) COBOL
11 1 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.66%) HiveQL
11 1 (0.66%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.54%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) GRC
3 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (17.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Terraform
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (31.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.26%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.64%) Informatica
4 7 (4.64%) SAP
5 5 (3.31%) Alteryx
5 5 (3.31%) Talend
6 4 (2.65%) Nintex
7 3 (1.99%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.99%) Databricks
7 3 (1.99%) Pega
8 2 (1.32%) Cognos
8 2 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) BEA
9 1 (0.66%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.66%) Sun