Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 48 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,279 4,254 4,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.06% 4.50% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 5.18% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,063 2,980 2,938
England median daily rate £454 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £292
90th Percentile £626 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 51 46
England median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +21.35% -42.21%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.75 £15.38
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.74 £27.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -15.78% +21.35% -42.39%

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 73,856 82,072 75,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.30% 86.80% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49,194 54,567 49,463
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £279
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,011 2,260 1,959
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.25 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £24.68 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.78% -14.00% +2.88%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 2,002 £475 - 422
South East +7 708 £450 - 206
North of England +11 509 £400 - 311
South West -5 388 £450 +5.88% 91
Midlands +6 331 £425 +6.25% 192
East of England +8 308 £475 -7.32% 79
North West +18 304 £400 +6.67% 179
West Midlands +19 229 £450 +9.09% 119
Yorkshire +3 174 £388 -8.82% 97
East Midlands -6 100 £400 - 72
North East +4 28 £388 -12.92% 35
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 1,812 (42.35%) SQL
2 1,541 (36.01%) Power Platform
3 1,531 (35.78%) Power BI
4 1,281 (29.94%) Finance
5 1,160 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1,130 (26.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1,039 (24.28%) SQL Server
8 1,017 (23.77%) Microsoft
9 892 (20.85%) Analytics
10 888 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 823 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 792 (18.51%) ETL
13 766 (17.90%) SAP
14 618 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 604 (14.12%) Marketing
16 596 (13.93%) Telecoms
17 576 (13.46%) Data Modelling
18 568 (13.27%) Tableau
19 555 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
20 535 (12.50%) Oracle
21 533 (12.46%) Manufacturing
22 528 (12.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 521 (12.18%) Programme Management
24 513 (11.99%) Digital Marketing
25 495 (11.57%) Electronics
26 494 (11.54%) Visualisation
27 412 (9.63%) T-SQL
28 408 (9.53%) Security Cleared
29 405 (9.46%) Python
30 401 (9.37%) Microsoft Excel

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
1 222 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 133 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 95 (2.22%) Confluence
4 86 (2.01%) SAS
5 75 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 66 (1.54%) Mule
7 64 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 50 (1.17%) Apache
9 22 (0.51%) CMS
9 22 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 16 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
13 14 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.30%) Skype for Business
15 12 (0.28%) MS Exchange
16 10 (0.23%) ArcGIS
17 9 (0.21%) Apache Pig
18 8 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 401 (9.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (0.49%) SPSS
7 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
8 11 (0.26%) Stata
9 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.093%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.093%) Sketch
11 4 (0.093%) Weka
12 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.047%) Camtasia
12 2 (0.047%) Mingle
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.023%) EViews
13 1 (0.023%) Figma
Business Applications
1 129 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
7 23 (0.54%) SAP ERP
8 20 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 19 (0.44%) SAP BPC
10 18 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
11 16 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 15 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
13 14 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 13 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 13 (0.30%) Workday HCM
15 12 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
16 11 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
17 10 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
17 10 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1,541 (36.01%) Power Platform
2 888 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 321 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 169 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
5 136 (3.18%) Office 365
6 127 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
7 120 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 104 (2.43%) PaaS
9 76 (1.78%) SaaS
9 76 (1.78%) Serverless
10 53 (1.24%) IaaS
11 46 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 45 (1.05%) PowerApps
13 42 (0.98%) Azure Functions
14 41 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
15 28 (0.65%) Google Analytics
16 26 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
16 26 (0.61%) GitHub
17 25 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
18 22 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.12%) Firewall
2 27 (0.63%) DNS
3 25 (0.58%) Skype
4 24 (0.56%) VPN
5 19 (0.44%) LAN
5 19 (0.44%) Network Security
6 18 (0.42%) Wireless
7 15 (0.35%) WAN
8 14 (0.33%) Internet
8 14 (0.33%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.28%) FTP
9 12 (0.28%) Kerberos
10 10 (0.23%) Intranet
11 9 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (0.21%) SAN
12 8 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.19%) WebEx
12 8 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.16%) HTTP
13 7 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,531 (35.78%) Power BI
2 1,130 (26.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1,039 (24.28%) SQL Server
4 823 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 618 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 528 (12.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 373 (8.72%) Big Data
8 243 (5.68%) Data Lake
9 221 (5.16%) BusinessObjects
10 185 (4.32%) QlikView
11 183 (4.28%) Relational Database
12 161 (3.76%) Hadoop
13 143 (3.34%) Oracle Database
13 143 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
14 129 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
15 120 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
16 100 (2.34%) OLAP
17 92 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
17 92 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
18 91 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 193 (4.51%) JIRA
2 184 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 134 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 131 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 79 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 78 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (1.03%) Maven
7 44 (1.03%) Selenium
8 38 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 34 (0.79%) ERwin
10 30 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 26 (0.61%) SpecFlow
12 21 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (0.44%) Subversion
14 17 (0.40%) NUnit
15 16 (0.37%) Bitbucket
15 16 (0.37%) Toad
15 16 (0.37%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 15 (0.35%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 1,281 (29.94%) Finance
2 604 (14.12%) Marketing
3 596 (13.93%) Telecoms
4 533 (12.46%) Manufacturing
5 495 (11.57%) Electronics
6 268 (6.26%) Retail
7 193 (4.51%) Legal
8 153 (3.58%) Banking
9 70 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 56 (1.31%) Investment Banking
11 41 (0.96%) Front Office
12 39 (0.91%) Back Office
13 37 (0.86%) Publishing
14 31 (0.72%) Law
15 29 (0.68%) Advertising
16 27 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.54%) Billing
18 18 (0.42%) General Ledger
19 15 (0.35%) German Language
20 14 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,410 (32.95%) Developer
2 742 (17.34%) Analyst
3 638 (14.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 385 (9.00%) Architect
5 352 (8.23%) Consultant
6 290 (6.78%) SQL Developer
7 245 (5.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 234 (5.47%) Power BI Developer
9 220 (5.14%) Data Analyst
10 216 (5.05%) Business Analyst
11 171 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 167 (3.90%) Data Engineer
13 152 (3.55%) Project Manager
14 136 (3.18%) SQL BI Developer
15 134 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 118 (2.76%) Data Architect
17 106 (2.48%) DBA
17 106 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
18 100 (2.34%) Java Developer
19 83 (1.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (6.17%) .NET
2 191 (4.46%) Web Services
3 153 (3.58%) XML
4 134 (3.13%) JSON
5 132 (3.08%) SOAP
6 120 (2.80%) HTML
7 116 (2.71%) Middleware
7 116 (2.71%) RESTful
8 97 (2.27%) MDX
8 97 (2.27%) REST
9 88 (2.06%) CSS
10 79 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 68 (1.59%) Apache Camel
12 56 (1.31%) AngularJS
13 52 (1.22%) Kafka
14 42 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
15 41 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (0.96%) HTML5
16 36 (0.84%) .NET Framework
17 34 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 555 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (4.51%) NHS
3 161 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 158 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 126 (2.94%) User Experience
6 99 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 90 (2.10%) Data Structures
8 52 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 39 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (0.89%) Replication
11 35 (0.82%) Data Centre
12 31 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 29 (0.68%) e-Health
14 28 (0.65%) Hedge funds
14 28 (0.65%) Public Cloud
15 26 (0.61%) LIMS
15 26 (0.61%) PACS
15 26 (0.61%) Virtual Team
16 25 (0.58%) FMCG
17 22 (0.51%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 198 (4.63%) Windows
2 145 (3.39%) Linux
3 103 (2.41%) Unix
4 83 (1.94%) Windows 10
5 50 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 38 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 33 (0.77%) AIX
8 26 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
11 15 (0.35%) Android
12 13 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.093%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.070%) CoreOS
16 3 (0.070%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.070%) VMS
17 2 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,160 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
2 892 (20.85%) Analytics
3 792 (18.51%) ETL
4 576 (13.46%) Data Modelling
5 521 (12.18%) Programme Management
6 513 (11.99%) Digital Marketing
7 494 (11.54%) Visualisation
8 364 (8.51%) Migration
9 351 (8.20%) Scrum
10 335 (7.83%) Data Analysis
11 297 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
11 297 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 293 (6.85%) DevOps
13 273 (6.38%) Data Science
14 255 (5.96%) CRM
15 250 (5.84%) Project Management
16 245 (5.73%) Data Visualisation
17 225 (5.26%) Data Analytics
18 199 (4.65%) Data Management
19 193 (4.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,812 (42.35%) SQL
2 412 (9.63%) T-SQL
3 405 (9.46%) Python
4 332 (7.76%) C#
5 286 (6.68%) Java
6 191 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 181 (4.23%) PL/SQL
8 176 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 146 (3.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 120 (2.80%) R
11 108 (2.52%) VBA
12 75 (1.75%) Java 8
12 75 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 59 (1.38%) Scala
14 44 (1.03%) Bash Shell
14 44 (1.03%) C
15 43 (1.00%) C++
16 41 (0.96%) VB
17 33 (0.77%) PHP
18 28 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 408 (9.53%) Security Cleared
2 279 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 200 (4.67%) Degree
4 114 (2.66%) DV Cleared
5 36 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (0.70%) Master's Degree
8 28 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 25 (0.58%) ISEB
10 22 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (0.51%) MCSA
11 20 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 20 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
12 19 (0.44%) PhD
13 17 (0.40%) MCSE
14 16 (0.37%) CCNA
14 16 (0.37%) PMP
15 15 (0.35%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (4.67%) Data Quality
2 133 (3.11%) QA
3 77 (1.80%) PMO
4 60 (1.40%) GDPR
5 35 (0.82%) SLA
6 27 (0.63%) HL7
7 17 (0.40%) IFRS
7 17 (0.40%) JSP 440
8 15 (0.35%) RMADS
9 11 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 10 (0.23%) GxP
11 7 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (0.16%) GAAP
12 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.12%) EMIR
13 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (0.12%) MiFID
14 4 (0.093%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.093%) NIST
System Software
1 110 (2.57%) Docker
2 105 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (0.42%) HDFS
4 18 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.093%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.093%) vSphere
11 3 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.070%) etcd
11 3 (0.070%) flannel
11 3 (0.070%) RACF
11 3 (0.070%) SkyDNS
12 2 (0.047%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.047%) XenApp
12 2 (0.047%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 57 (1.33%) Ansible
3 46 (1.08%) Terraform
4 39 (0.91%) SCCM
5 27 (0.63%) Puppet
6 24 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 21 (0.49%) HP ALM
8 19 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (0.40%) AirWatch
11 15 (0.35%) Kibana
11 15 (0.35%) SCOM
12 12 (0.28%) Data Guard
13 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.21%) Grafana
15 8 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
16 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
16 7 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.14%) Packer
17 6 (0.14%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,017 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 766 (17.90%) SAP
3 568 (13.27%) Tableau
4 535 (12.50%) Oracle
5 113 (2.64%) Google
6 93 (2.17%) Informatica
7 91 (2.13%) Databricks
8 85 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
9 72 (1.68%) Cognos
10 70 (1.64%) Talend
11 66 (1.54%) WSO2
12 65 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 50 (1.17%) IBM
14 45 (1.05%) Alteryx
15 41 (0.96%) Adobe
16 38 (0.89%) VMware
16 38 (0.89%) Workday
17 37 (0.86%) Cisco
18 34 (0.79%) HP
19 30 (0.70%) Teradata