Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 240 152 326
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 7.11% 6.27% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 7.11% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 112 268
10th Percentile £413 £366 £363
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.43%
75th Percentile £575 £600 £563
90th Percentile £625 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £8.00 - £33.53
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 - £33.53

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 3,073 2,139 5,935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.02% 88.24% 90.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,256 1,585 4,666
10th Percentile £363 £334 £350
25th Percentile £450 £418 £428
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £641 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 67
10th Percentile £10.10 £12.44 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.47 £12.63
Median hourly rate £23.45 £26.97 £19.25
Median % change year-on-year -13.05% +40.10% +2.94%
75th Percentile £33.75 £39.44 £37.50
90th Percentile £53.80 £51.08 £47.76
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £28.78 £19.75
% change year-on-year -21.81% +45.70% +5.61%

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 25 July 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 25 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 126 (52.50%) Power BI
1 126 (52.50%) Power Platform
2 114 (47.50%) SQL
3 105 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (42.08%) Analytics
5 80 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (30.00%) Finance
6 72 (30.00%) Azure
7 66 (27.50%) Social Skills
8 60 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 53 (22.08%) SQL Server
9 53 (22.08%) Visualisation
10 49 (20.42%) Insurtech
11 43 (17.92%) ETL
11 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
12 42 (17.50%) SharePoint
12 42 (17.50%) JavaScript
12 42 (17.50%) Mentoring
13 39 (16.25%) Data Modelling
14 38 (15.83%) Data Analysis
15 37 (15.42%) C#
15 37 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (15.42%) PowerShell
15 37 (15.42%) DevOps
16 36 (15.00%) Marketing
16 36 (15.00%) Degree
17 35 (14.58%) QlikView
17 35 (14.58%) Management Information System
17 35 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (14.17%) Python

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 42 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.50%) Jupyter
3 9 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.75%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.83%) HFM
1 2 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (0.83%) Unica
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 126 (52.50%) Power Platform
2 72 (30.00%) Azure
3 23 (9.58%) AWS
3 23 (9.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
5 15 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (5.42%) GCP
7 9 (3.75%) PowerApps
7 9 (3.75%) Slack
7 9 (3.75%) Workato
8 8 (3.33%) Power Automate
9 5 (2.08%) Azure Logic Apps
9 5 (2.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 4 (1.67%) Snowflake
11 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.25%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.25%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.25%) GitHub
11 3 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.42%) HTTP
1 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (52.50%) Power BI
2 80 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (22.08%) SQL Server
4 35 (14.58%) QlikView
5 28 (11.67%) Tableau
6 25 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (9.17%) Data Lake
8 16 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
9 15 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (5.42%) Metadata
12 12 (5.00%) Big Data
12 12 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (3.75%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (3.33%) BigQuery
15 8 (3.33%) Looker
16 6 (2.50%) DB2
17 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (2.08%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 23 (9.58%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (5.00%) JIRA
3 7 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.83%) Sourcetree
6 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.42%) ERwin
7 1 (0.42%) GoCD
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 72 (30.00%) Finance
2 66 (27.50%) Social Skills
3 36 (15.00%) Marketing
4 35 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.50%) Presentation Skills
6 12 (5.00%) Public Sector
7 11 (4.58%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (3.33%) Banking
8 8 (3.33%) Legal
9 5 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.25%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.83%) Billing
11 2 (0.83%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.83%) Law
11 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Front Office
12 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (24.58%) Analyst
2 43 (17.92%) Developer
3 33 (13.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 26 (10.83%) SQL Analyst
5 23 (9.58%) Business Analyst
6 22 (9.17%) Project Manager
7 21 (8.75%) Technical Leader
8 20 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
9 19 (7.92%) SQL Data Analyst
10 18 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
10 18 (7.50%) Data Scientist
10 18 (7.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 16 (6.67%) Architect
12 15 (6.25%) Product Owner
13 14 (5.83%) Data Analyst
13 14 (5.83%) SharePoint Developer
14 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 13 (5.42%) Data Engineer
15 7 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 7 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.08%) React
2 27 (11.25%) AngularJS
3 25 (10.42%) .NET
4 24 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 23 (9.58%) ASP.NET Core
6 19 (7.92%) D3.js
7 17 (7.08%) CSS
7 17 (7.08%) HTML
7 17 (7.08%) Shiny
8 6 (2.50%) XML
9 5 (2.08%) JSON
10 4 (1.67%) jQuery
10 4 (1.67%) Kafka
10 4 (1.67%) MDX
10 4 (1.67%) REST
10 4 (1.67%) SOAP
11 3 (1.25%) Spring
12 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.83%) Node.js
12 2 (0.83%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.58%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (7.08%) Algorithms
3 17 (7.08%) Social Media
4 7 (2.92%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.50%) Credit Risk
5 6 (2.50%) iSeries
6 4 (1.67%) Derivative
6 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) PMI
7 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.83%) New Media
7 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.42%) Equities
8 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Robotics
8 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (42.08%) Analytics
3 53 (22.08%) Visualisation
4 49 (20.42%) Insurtech
5 43 (17.92%) ETL
5 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
6 42 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 39 (16.25%) Data Modelling
8 38 (15.83%) Data Analysis
9 37 (15.42%) DevOps
9 37 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (13.33%) Investment Management
11 30 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
11 30 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (12.08%) Data Science
12 29 (12.08%) Decision-Making
13 28 (11.67%) Release Management
14 26 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (10.83%) CRM
15 25 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 114 (47.50%) SQL
2 42 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.42%) C#
3 37 (15.42%) PowerShell
4 34 (14.17%) Python
5 27 (11.25%) TypeScript
6 20 (8.33%) R
6 20 (8.33%) VBA
7 11 (4.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.92%) Java
9 6 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (2.08%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) ABAP
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (15.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.67%) QA
2 8 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.25%) GRC
3 3 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.83%) Basel III
4 2 (0.83%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.83%) GDPR
4 2 (0.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) IFRS
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (9.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.08%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (10.42%) Alteryx
4 11 (4.58%) Databricks
5 9 (3.75%) Nintex
5 9 (3.75%) Oracle
6 6 (2.50%) Google
6 6 (2.50%) SAP
7 5 (2.08%) Workday
8 4 (1.67%) Informatica
9 2 (0.83%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos
9 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.83%) Pega
9 2 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.83%) Talend
10 1 (0.42%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.42%) Pardot
10 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow