Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 14 December 2018 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 75 87 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.64% 2.95% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.42% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 40
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £315
90th Percentile £608 £538 £534
Scotland median daily rate £425 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -1.45% +7.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +116.00% - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,508 2,545 1,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.28% 86.39% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 1,472 1,001
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 43 (57.33%) SQL
2 36 (48.00%) Finance
3 35 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 32 (42.67%) ETL
5 31 (41.33%) Oracle
6 26 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (30.67%) Data Integration
8 19 (25.33%) Power BI
8 19 (25.33%) Unix
9 17 (22.67%) Banking
9 17 (22.67%) Teradata
10 15 (20.00%) Retail
10 15 (20.00%) QA
10 15 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (18.67%) Ab Initio
11 14 (18.67%) Java
12 13 (17.33%) Informatica
12 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
12 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database
13 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (12.00%) Migration
15 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
15 9 (12.00%) SAS
16 8 (10.67%) .NET
16 8 (10.67%) SAP
16 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (10.67%) Analytics
16 8 (10.67%) Investment Management

Business Intelligence
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 9 (12.00%) SAS
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.67%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 3 (4.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (34.67%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (25.33%) Power BI
4 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database
5 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (9.33%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (8.00%) OLAP
8 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.33%) Big Data
9 4 (5.33%) Data Mining
9 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.33%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
General
1 36 (48.00%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Banking
3 15 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Electronics
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Architect
4 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Report Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) XML
3 3 (4.00%) LDAP
3 3 (4.00%) XML Messaging
4 2 (2.67%) JSON
4 2 (2.67%) REST
4 2 (2.67%) RESTful
4 2 (2.67%) Spring
5 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.33%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) PKI
2 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) ETL
2 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) Data Integration
4 15 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 9 (12.00%) Migration
6 8 (10.67%) Analytics
6 8 (10.67%) Investment Management
6 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.33%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.33%) ETL Development
7 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps
10 4 (5.33%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (5.33%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (5.33%) Metadata Management
10 4 (5.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) Scala
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) VBA
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) CITP
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) IFRS
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Oracle
2 17 (22.67%) Teradata
3 14 (18.67%) Ab Initio
4 13 (17.33%) Informatica
5 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.67%) SAP
7 7 (9.33%) Tableau
7 7 (9.33%) Talend
8 6 (8.00%) Vermilion
9 5 (6.67%) Charles River
10 3 (4.00%) F5
10 3 (4.00%) IBM
11 2 (2.67%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.67%) Splunk
12 1 (1.33%) Adobe
12 1 (1.33%) BISAM
12 1 (1.33%) Cognos
12 1 (1.33%) FactSet
12 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (1.33%) SaltStack