Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 February 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 41 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,073 4,242 4,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.41% 4.84% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.76% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,919 3,010 3,478
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £280
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 73
England median hourly rate £35.85 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.50% -25.00% +52.38%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.45 £13.00
90th Percentile £64.80 £44.00 £66.45
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -26.83% +60.78%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,418 73,610 82,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.81% 84.02% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,868 49,084 54,296
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
10th Percentile £295 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,879 2,021 2,430
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.38 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +21.25%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 2,064 £475 +5.56% 514
South East -12 606 £425 - 203
North of England -14 454 £375 -3.23% 268
South West +5 344 £420 +12.00% 122
Midlands -10 330 £400 - 159
East of England -1 239 £450 +12.50% 121
North West -9 232 £400 - 144
West Midlands -11 210 £400 - 87
Yorkshire -16 190 £375 - 113
East Midlands -15 120 £402 +0.38% 71
North East +20 37 £450 +13.92% 11
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 England region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 1,711 (42.01%) SQL
2 1,257 (30.86%) Finance
3 1,148 (28.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1,085 (26.64%) SQL Server
5 982 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
6 904 (22.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 882 (21.65%) Microsoft
8 844 (20.72%) Analytics
9 829 (20.35%) ETL
10 825 (20.26%) Power BI
11 764 (18.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 744 (18.27%) SAP
13 620 (15.22%) Data Modelling
14 579 (14.22%) Marketing
15 567 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 552 (13.55%) Tableau
17 550 (13.50%) Oracle
18 546 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
19 483 (11.86%) Telecoms
20 461 (11.32%) Manufacturing
21 437 (10.73%) Programme Management
22 425 (10.43%) Digital Marketing
22 425 (10.43%) Visualisation
23 410 (10.07%) T-SQL
24 401 (9.85%) Electronics
25 385 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
26 359 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
27 352 (8.64%) Big Data
28 350 (8.59%) Migration
28 350 (8.59%) Scrum

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 211 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 168 (4.12%) SAS
3 148 (3.63%) Apache Spark
4 61 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 56 (1.37%) Mule
6 42 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
7 33 (0.81%) Apache
8 31 (0.76%) Confluence
9 30 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
11 23 (0.56%) CMS
12 21 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.42%) IIS
15 16 (0.39%) Apache Pig
16 14 (0.34%) Skype for Business
17 13 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
18 11 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 10 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 350 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 107 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 101 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 81 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 58 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
6 42 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.71%) SPSS
8 9 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.22%) Stata
9 4 (0.098%) Vectorworks
10 3 (0.074%) Simulink
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.025%) EViews
12 1 (0.025%) Flinto
12 1 (0.025%) HipChat
12 1 (0.025%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 74 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 69 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 25 (0.61%) SAP FI
7 24 (0.59%) SAP CO
7 24 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
8 21 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
9 20 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
10 17 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
10 17 (0.42%) SAP ERP
10 17 (0.42%) SAP SD
11 16 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (0.37%) SAP BPC
13 14 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
13 14 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
14 13 (0.32%) Elite 3E
15 12 (0.29%) Markit EDM
16 11 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 385 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (2.19%) Office 365
4 59 (1.45%) SaaS
5 47 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
7 40 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 36 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
10 29 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 26 (0.64%) PaaS
12 24 (0.59%) Route 53
13 23 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
14 21 (0.52%) GitHub
15 20 (0.49%) Data Lake Analytics
16 18 (0.44%) IaaS
17 17 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (0.42%) Google Analytics
18 15 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
19 14 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.86%) Firewall
2 30 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 28 (0.69%) DNS
4 24 (0.59%) Internet
5 22 (0.54%) Intranet
5 22 (0.54%) Skype
6 16 (0.39%) SMS
7 10 (0.25%) VPN
8 9 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (0.22%) LAN
8 9 (0.22%) WAN
9 8 (0.20%) HTTP
9 8 (0.20%) Wireless
10 7 (0.17%) Modbus
10 7 (0.17%) MQTT
11 6 (0.15%) FTP
11 6 (0.15%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.15%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.12%) 3G
12 5 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,148 (28.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1,085 (26.64%) SQL Server
3 904 (22.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 825 (20.26%) Power BI
5 764 (18.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 567 (13.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 352 (8.64%) Big Data
8 247 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
9 230 (5.65%) Hadoop
10 219 (5.38%) QlikView
11 170 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 162 (3.98%) SQL Server 2016
13 153 (3.76%) Data Lake
14 140 (3.44%) Oracle Database
15 131 (3.22%) OLAP
16 127 (3.12%) SQL Server 2014
17 124 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
18 121 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
18 121 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 119 (2.92%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 132 (3.24%) JIRA
2 117 (2.87%) Git (software)
3 84 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (1.99%) Visual Studio
5 75 (1.84%) Jenkins
6 61 (1.50%) Maven
7 31 (0.76%) ERwin
7 31 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 29 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 24 (0.59%) Artifactory
9 24 (0.59%) Selenium
10 21 (0.52%) SoapUI
11 20 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 17 (0.42%) GitLab
12 17 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.37%) Toad
14 14 (0.34%) Subversion
15 13 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (0.29%) IntelliJ
16 12 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1,257 (30.86%) Finance
2 579 (14.22%) Marketing
3 483 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 461 (11.32%) Manufacturing
5 401 (9.85%) Electronics
6 209 (5.13%) Retail
7 177 (4.35%) Legal
8 159 (3.90%) Banking
9 56 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 52 (1.28%) Billing
11 50 (1.23%) Law
12 45 (1.10%) Advertising
13 32 (0.79%) Games
14 31 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 30 (0.74%) German Language
16 22 (0.54%) Publishing
17 20 (0.49%) General Ledger
18 18 (0.44%) Back Office
18 18 (0.44%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,405 (34.50%) Developer
2 862 (21.16%) Analyst
3 636 (15.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 343 (8.42%) Consultant
5 333 (8.18%) Business Analyst
6 321 (7.88%) Architect
7 317 (7.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 285 (7.00%) SQL Developer
9 223 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 218 (5.35%) Data Analyst
11 173 (4.25%) SSIS Developer
12 149 (3.66%) Data Architect
13 142 (3.49%) SQL BI Developer
14 125 (3.07%) Senior Developer
15 118 (2.90%) Business Developer
16 113 (2.77%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
17 108 (2.65%) SSRS Developer
18 107 (2.63%) SSAS Developer
19 105 (2.58%) Power BI Developer
20 104 (2.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (5.45%) .NET
2 160 (3.93%) XML
3 150 (3.68%) Web Services
4 142 (3.49%) MDX
5 133 (3.27%) JSON
6 126 (3.09%) SOAP
7 124 (3.04%) HTML
8 122 (3.00%) CSS
9 88 (2.16%) RESTful
10 79 (1.94%) ASP.NET
11 75 (1.84%) Middleware
12 65 (1.60%) REST
13 58 (1.42%) AngularJS
14 56 (1.37%) jQuery
15 53 (1.30%) Apache Camel
16 51 (1.25%) Kafka
17 49 (1.20%) Node.js
18 48 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
19 44 (1.08%) XSLT
20 41 (1.01%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 546 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 161 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 124 (3.04%) NHS
5 103 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 94 (2.31%) Data Structures
7 92 (2.26%) User Experience
8 44 (1.08%) FMCG
9 39 (0.96%) Credit Risk
10 30 (0.74%) Social Media
11 29 (0.71%) Replication
12 28 (0.69%) Reinsurance
13 26 (0.64%) Data Centre
14 25 (0.61%) Fintech
15 23 (0.56%) Taxonomies
16 22 (0.54%) PMI
16 22 (0.54%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.52%) Algorithms
17 21 (0.52%) Mobile App
18 20 (0.49%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 160 (3.93%) Linux
2 110 (2.70%) Windows
3 102 (2.50%) Unix
4 46 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 35 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.20%) Android
10 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.17%) AIX
11 7 (0.17%) Solaris
12 6 (0.15%) VMS
13 5 (0.12%) CentOS
14 4 (0.098%) SUSE
14 4 (0.098%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 982 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 844 (20.72%) Analytics
3 829 (20.35%) ETL
4 620 (15.22%) Data Modelling
5 437 (10.73%) Programme Management
6 425 (10.43%) Digital Marketing
6 425 (10.43%) Visualisation
7 359 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 350 (8.59%) Migration
8 350 (8.59%) Scrum
9 329 (8.08%) Data Analysis
10 327 (8.03%) Data Management
11 325 (7.98%) Project Management
12 249 (6.11%) CRM
13 202 (4.96%) Data Visualisation
14 198 (4.86%) DevOps
15 188 (4.62%) Business Analysis
16 181 (4.44%) Data Analytics
17 175 (4.30%) Data Migration
18 173 (4.25%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,711 (42.01%) SQL
2 410 (10.07%) T-SQL
3 311 (7.64%) Python
4 253 (6.21%) Java
5 246 (6.04%) C#
6 200 (4.91%) JavaScript
7 181 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 138 (3.39%) R
9 120 (2.95%) VBA
10 100 (2.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 74 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 74 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 47 (1.15%) Scala
13 43 (1.06%) XPath
14 40 (0.98%) VB
15 38 (0.93%) VB.NET
16 35 (0.86%) PHP
17 33 (0.81%) C
18 31 (0.76%) C++
19 29 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 297 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 219 (5.38%) Degree
3 211 (5.18%) SC Cleared
4 41 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 40 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (0.76%) PMP
7 30 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 29 (0.71%) ISEB
9 27 (0.66%) MCSE
10 26 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
10 26 (0.64%) DV Cleared
11 25 (0.61%) Master's Degree
12 20 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 19 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
15 13 (0.32%) CIMA
15 13 (0.32%) CISSP
15 13 (0.32%) MCSA
16 12 (0.29%) ACCA
17 11 (0.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (5.33%) Data Quality
2 149 (3.66%) QA
3 92 (2.26%) GDPR
4 81 (1.99%) PMO
5 27 (0.66%) SLA
6 14 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.34%) GxP
6 14 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.29%) IFRS
9 10 (0.25%) GCP
10 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.20%) HL7
12 6 (0.15%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.15%) RMADS
13 4 (0.098%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.098%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.098%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.074%) GAMP
System Software
1 80 (1.96%) Docker
2 66 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.81%) Apache Flume
4 32 (0.79%) HDFS
5 12 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.098%) Firmware
9 3 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.074%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.049%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.049%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.049%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.025%) vSphere
11 1 (0.025%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (2.01%) Ansible
2 69 (1.69%) Puppet
3 42 (1.03%) Terraform
4 38 (0.93%) Oozie
5 37 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (0.79%) Kubernetes
7 23 (0.56%) WSUS
8 17 (0.42%) Ambari
9 13 (0.32%) SCCM
9 13 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.29%) Grafana
11 10 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.22%) Kibana
12 9 (0.22%) logstash
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.17%) SCOM
14 6 (0.15%) FlexNet
14 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
14 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 882 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 744 (18.27%) SAP
3 552 (13.55%) Tableau
4 550 (13.50%) Oracle
5 198 (4.86%) Cognos
6 116 (2.85%) IBM
7 88 (2.16%) Informatica
8 80 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 73 (1.79%) Google
10 61 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
11 50 (1.23%) Teradata
12 45 (1.10%) Alteryx
13 43 (1.06%) Talend
14 42 (1.03%) WSO2
15 34 (0.83%) Cloudera
15 34 (0.83%) MuleSoft
16 31 (0.76%) HP
16 31 (0.76%) VMware
17 22 (0.54%) Ariba
17 22 (0.54%) Red Hat