Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -24
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 87 60 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.96% 2.84% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.38% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 53
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £330 £315 £261
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 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 2476 1775 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.25% 84.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1016 1367
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £261 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +5.18%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 32 (36.78%) Finance
3 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
3 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
5 22 (25.29%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (19.54%) Data Modelling
7 17 (19.54%) ETL
7 17 (19.54%) T-SQL
8 16 (18.39%) Oracle
8 16 (18.39%) Analytics
9 15 (17.24%) Power BI
9 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (14.94%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (13.79%) Banking
12 11 (12.64%) PowerPivot
13 10 (11.49%) Big Data
13 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (11.49%) SAS
13 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (10.34%) SAP
14 9 (10.34%) Visualisation
14 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
15 8 (9.20%) Data Integration
15 8 (9.20%) Tableau

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 10 (11.49%) SAS
1 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.90%) CMS
3 5 (5.75%) Drupal
3 5 (5.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.29%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (17.24%) Power BI
4 15 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (14.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (12.64%) PowerPivot
7 10 (11.49%) Big Data
7 10 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (10.34%) Hadoop
9 8 (9.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (9.20%) SAS EBI
10 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
10 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.45%) Apache Hive
11 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 7 (8.05%) Electronics
4 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.75%) Publishing
6 4 (4.60%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Back Office
7 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 9 (10.34%) OBIEE Developer
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Big Data Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.75%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 5 (5.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 5 (5.75%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Symfony Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.75%) CSS
2 5 (5.75%) CSS3
2 5 (5.75%) Google Maps API
2 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 5 (5.75%) HTML5
2 5 (5.75%) JSON
2 5 (5.75%) Open Graph
2 5 (5.75%) Sass
2 5 (5.75%) Symfony
2 5 (5.75%) Twig
2 5 (5.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) AIX
2 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Data Modelling
2 17 (19.54%) ETL
3 16 (18.39%) Analytics
4 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.34%) Visualisation
6 8 (9.20%) Data Integration
6 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (8.05%) Project Management
7 7 (8.05%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.75%) Web Design
10 4 (4.60%) Data Extraction
10 4 (4.60%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 17 (19.54%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.75%) PHP
4 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.15%) Java
6 1 (1.15%) R
6 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) BC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) APMP
4 2 (2.30%) ISEB
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) GDPR
4 1 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) SAP
4 8 (9.20%) Tableau
5 6 (6.90%) Twitter
6 5 (5.75%) Facebook
6 5 (5.75%) Google
7 4 (4.60%) Cognos
8 3 (3.45%) Informatica
9 2 (2.30%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.30%) Teradata
10 1 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.15%) Northgate
10 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.15%) Talend