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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 83 48
Rank change year-on-year +45 -35  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 45 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.78% 0.98% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 1.15% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 18
Median daily rate £500 £338 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% -8.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £435 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -13.96% +36.84%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (30.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 20 (30.77%) ERP
4 19 (29.23%) Workflow
4 19 (29.23%) Migration
5 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (27.69%) Data Migration
5 18 (27.69%) SDLC
6 17 (26.15%) System Integration Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Performance Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Integration Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
7 13 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 13 (20.00%) Analytics
8 12 (18.46%) Local Government
9 10 (15.38%) Banking
9 10 (15.38%) Project Management
10 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (12.31%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.77%) Validation
12 7 (10.77%) Oracle
12 7 (10.77%) APMP
13 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning

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 3 (4.62%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.08%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Big Data
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.62%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.62%) HBase
4 3 (4.62%) MOLAP
4 3 (4.62%) OLAP
5 2 (3.08%) MaxDB
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.08%) Power BI
5 2 (3.08%) PowerPivot
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) ERwin
1 2 (3.08%) NWDI
2 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Local Government
3 10 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Consultant
2 18 (27.69%) Implementation Consultant
3 13 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (18.46%) Business Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) DBA
6 5 (7.69%) Programme Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Procurement Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Big Data Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Business Change Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) HR Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Payroll Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 2 (3.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (30.77%) ERP
3 19 (29.23%) Migration
3 19 (29.23%) Workflow
4 18 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.69%) Data Migration
4 18 (27.69%) SDLC
5 17 (26.15%) Integration Testing
5 17 (26.15%) Performance Testing
5 17 (26.15%) Regression Testing
5 17 (26.15%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (20.00%) Analytics
6 13 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.31%) Programme Management
9 7 (10.77%) Validation
10 6 (9.23%) ETL
10 6 (9.23%) High Availability
10 6 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) APMP
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Cognos
4 5 (7.69%) Tableau
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
6 3 (4.62%) Teradata
7 2 (3.08%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.08%) Alteryx
7 2 (3.08%) Informatica
7 2 (3.08%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) BISAM
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) Netezza
8 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.54%) Talend
8 1 (1.54%) VMware