Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 50 87
Rank change year-on-year -40 +37 -28
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 50 95 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.68% 3.56% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 4.20% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £438 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +22.81% -5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £312
90th Percentile £625 £675 £514
Scotland median daily rate £415 £450 £330
% change year-on-year -7.78% +36.36% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £10.41 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year -16.76% - -

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 2,620 2,262 2,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.22% 84.66% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 1,327 1,187
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.63% +0.28% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) Banking
4 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (26.00%) ETL
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle
7 12 (24.00%) Power BI
8 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (16.00%) Analytics
10 8 (16.00%) Visualisation
10 8 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (16.00%) Data Lake
10 8 (16.00%) Informatica
11 7 (14.00%) .NET
11 7 (14.00%) Java
11 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
12 6 (12.00%) Talend
12 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
12 6 (12.00%) Teradata
12 6 (12.00%) Degree
13 5 (10.00%) Unix
13 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (10.00%) Vermilion
13 5 (10.00%) Tableau
13 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (8.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.00%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.00%) PaaS
3 4 (8.00%) SaaS
4 3 (6.00%) IaaS
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.00%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) Power BI
3 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (16.00%) Data Lake
6 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
10 2 (4.00%) Big Data
10 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Electronics
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Power BI Developer
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) React Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Redux
3 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) LESS
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) ETL
3 8 (16.00%) Analytics
3 8 (16.00%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (16.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.00%) Data Management
6 3 (6.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.00%) Metadata Management
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Open Source
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Microservices
7 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) R
3 2 (4.00%) Scala
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) CITP
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Ansible
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) Informatica
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Talend
3 6 (12.00%) Teradata
4 5 (10.00%) Tableau
4 5 (10.00%) Vermilion
5 4 (8.00%) SAP
6 3 (6.00%) Ab Initio
7 2 (4.00%) Cognos
7 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe
8 1 (2.00%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.00%) Charles River
8 1 (2.00%) FactSet
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) MapR
8 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.00%) Trillium