Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 115 124
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 16 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.57% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.59% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £375 £319 £318
90th Percentile £475 £468 £410
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £351
% change year-on-year +21.43% -0.36% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2821 2049 3049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.61% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1199 1573
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -3.03%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Business Intelligence Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) Power BI
7 6 (37.50%) PowerPivot
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
9 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) Tableau
9 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (25.00%) ETL
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
10 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Analytics
11 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (12.50%) Big Data
11 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
11 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
11 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (12.50%) Degree
11 2 (12.50%) Investment Management

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (43.75%) Power BI
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (37.50%) PowerPivot
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data
8 1 (6.25%) Data Lake
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (6.25%) SAS EBI
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
3 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Data Integration
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle