Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,023 1,865 4,103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.68% 5.93% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 6.82% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,933 1,362 2,974
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
25th Percentile £405 £375 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £460
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £550
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 29 61
10th Percentile £12.85 £15.50 £13.12
25th Percentile £14.08 £15.75 £17.83
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £24.10
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -8.71% +10.15%
75th Percentile £36.00 £40.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £49.50 £53.81 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £19.75 £24.38
% change year-on-year +18.99% -18.99% +10.82%

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 63,171 27,365 65,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.18% 86.97% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,743 18,870 44,073
10th Percentile £321 £300 £300
25th Percentile £416 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £668 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,551 886 1,897
10th Percentile £12.19 £11.88 £11.61
25th Percentile £15.00 £15.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate £24.08 £27.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.81% +22.73% +9.15%
75th Percentile £49.25 £46.75 £46.00
90th Percentile £63.50 £57.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £24.80 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -8.15% +22.73% +9.15%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in England.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in England.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in England

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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 +4 2,094 £525 +5.00% 453
South East -5 452 £470 -0.63% 173
North of England -16 359 £450 +11.87% 186
Midlands -5 342 £469 +17.19% 156
West Midlands +3 259 £480 +19.88% 126
South West -6 250 £450 -18.18% 65
North West -16 209 £450 +5.88% 101
East of England +6 152 £406 -4.97% 56
Yorkshire +13 138 £430 +18.62% 59
East Midlands -13 83 £413 +11.11% 30
North East -15 11 £513 +28.13% 27
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 2,023 (50.29%) Power Platform
2 1,979 (49.19%) Power BI
3 1,825 (45.36%) SQL
4 1,257 (31.25%) Finance
5 1,174 (29.18%) Azure
6 1,087 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
7 1,009 (25.08%) Analytics
8 965 (23.99%) Data Warehouse
9 916 (22.77%) Microsoft
10 892 (22.17%) Social Skills
11 815 (20.26%) Data Modelling
12 777 (19.31%) Public Sector
13 731 (18.17%) ETL
14 720 (17.90%) SAP
15 700 (17.40%) SQL Server
16 678 (16.85%) Visualisation
17 659 (16.38%) Marketing
18 591 (14.69%) Programme Management
19 586 (14.57%) Python
20 584 (14.52%) Manufacturing
21 572 (14.22%) Telecoms
22 565 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
23 563 (13.99%) Digital Marketing
24 549 (13.65%) Electronics
25 510 (12.68%) Tableau
26 486 (12.08%) DevOps
27 482 (11.98%) Oracle
28 478 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 452 (11.24%) Data Visualisation
30 411 (10.22%) 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
1 238 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 151 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 104 (2.59%) Confluence
4 94 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 84 (2.09%) SAS
6 29 (0.72%) Apache
7 20 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
8 18 (0.45%) IIS
9 16 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.35%) CMS
11 13 (0.32%) Jupyter
12 10 (0.25%) CICS
12 10 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.17%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.17%) nginx
14 6 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.15%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.12%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 411 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 119 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.35%) SPSS
8 11 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 11 (0.27%) Oracle Smart View
9 5 (0.12%) Figma
10 4 (0.099%) Stata
11 3 (0.075%) InDesign
11 3 (0.075%) Sketch
12 2 (0.050%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.050%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.050%) UXPin
13 1 (0.025%) InVision
Business Applications
1 67 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
4 31 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 14 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 12 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.22%) Magento
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.22%) Shopify
10 8 (0.20%) iTrent
11 7 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.17%) HFM
11 7 (0.17%) Lorenzo
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
12 6 (0.15%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2,023 (50.29%) Power Platform
2 1,174 (29.18%) Azure
3 349 (8.68%) AWS
4 270 (6.71%) Azure Data Factory
5 220 (5.47%) PowerApps
6 217 (5.39%) Microsoft 365
7 156 (3.88%) Dynamics 365
8 153 (3.80%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 137 (3.41%) GCP
10 132 (3.28%) Power Automate
11 104 (2.59%) Serverless
12 101 (2.51%) Snowflake
13 95 (2.36%) Azure Logic Apps
13 95 (2.36%) PaaS
14 92 (2.29%) SaaS
15 79 (1.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 76 (1.89%) IaaS
17 61 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
18 57 (1.42%) Azure Functions
19 55 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (0.65%) Firewall
2 21 (0.52%) Network Security
3 18 (0.45%) WAN
4 17 (0.42%) DNS
5 16 (0.40%) HTTP
5 16 (0.40%) Internet
6 13 (0.32%) Intranet
7 9 (0.22%) DHCP
7 9 (0.22%) IPsec
7 9 (0.22%) RTMP
7 9 (0.22%) SSL
7 9 (0.22%) Unified Communications
8 8 (0.20%) AMQP
8 8 (0.20%) SAN
9 7 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.12%) LAN
10 5 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.099%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.099%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,979 (49.19%) Power BI
2 965 (23.99%) Data Warehouse
3 700 (17.40%) SQL Server
4 510 (12.68%) Tableau
5 478 (11.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 396 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 363 (9.02%) Data Lake
8 305 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 257 (6.39%) Big Data
10 201 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 191 (4.75%) Relational Database
12 177 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
13 168 (4.18%) Metadata
14 162 (4.03%) QlikView
15 146 (3.63%) Hadoop
16 139 (3.46%) Qlik Sense
17 104 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
18 100 (2.49%) NoSQL
19 96 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
20 94 (2.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 191 (4.75%) JIRA
2 166 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 107 (2.66%) Jenkins
4 90 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 47 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 40 (0.99%) Maven
7 39 (0.97%) Bitbucket
8 34 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (0.65%) ERwin
9 26 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 24 (0.60%) CA Gen
11 22 (0.55%) ER Studio
12 18 (0.45%) Subversion
13 17 (0.42%) Selenium
14 15 (0.37%) GitLab
15 14 (0.35%) Artifactory
16 11 (0.27%) Cypress.io
16 11 (0.27%) Postman
17 10 (0.25%) webpack
18 9 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,257 (31.25%) Finance
2 892 (22.17%) Social Skills
3 777 (19.31%) Public Sector
4 659 (16.38%) Marketing
5 584 (14.52%) Manufacturing
6 572 (14.22%) Telecoms
7 565 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
8 549 (13.65%) Electronics
9 145 (3.60%) Presentation Skills
10 134 (3.33%) Banking
11 111 (2.76%) Retail
12 74 (1.84%) Legal
13 57 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
14 55 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
15 50 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
16 43 (1.07%) Publishing
17 39 (0.97%) Investment Banking
18 38 (0.94%) Law
19 36 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
20 29 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,099 (27.32%) Developer
2 825 (20.51%) Analyst
3 489 (12.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 432 (10.74%) Architect
5 345 (8.58%) Data Analyst
6 330 (8.20%) Data Engineer
7 274 (6.81%) Power BI Developer
8 265 (6.59%) Consultant
9 226 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 212 (5.27%) Data Architect
11 211 (5.24%) Business Analyst
12 182 (4.52%) Project Manager
13 154 (3.83%) SQL Developer
14 136 (3.38%) Azure Engineer
15 114 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
16 102 (2.54%) SQL Analyst
17 92 (2.29%) Power BI Analyst
18 86 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 85 (2.11%) Data Business Analyst
20 76 (1.89%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (4.95%) .NET
2 122 (3.03%) JSON
3 120 (2.98%) Kafka
4 109 (2.71%) HTML
5 107 (2.66%) J2EE
6 89 (2.21%) Web Services
6 89 (2.21%) XML
7 76 (1.89%) Node.js
8 71 (1.76%) PySpark
9 69 (1.72%) CSS
10 63 (1.57%) REST
11 61 (1.52%) Spring
12 58 (1.44%) React
13 56 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 52 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
15 51 (1.27%) RESTful
16 49 (1.22%) Apache Camel
17 46 (1.14%) ASP.NET
17 46 (1.14%) MDX
18 39 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 254 (6.31%) NHS
2 134 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 99 (2.46%) User Experience
4 71 (1.76%) Data Structures
5 50 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
6 39 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 33 (0.82%) Legacy Systems
8 32 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 31 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 31 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (0.77%) Virtual Team
10 26 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 25 (0.62%) Cloud Native
11 25 (0.62%) Hedge funds
12 23 (0.57%) FMCG
13 20 (0.50%) Reinsurance
14 19 (0.47%) Life Science
15 17 (0.42%) Clustering
15 17 (0.42%) Market Risk
16 16 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 172 (4.28%) Linux
2 154 (3.83%) Windows
3 124 (3.08%) Unix
4 53 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 32 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.30%) VMS
8 11 (0.27%) Android
9 10 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.20%) zOS
11 6 (0.15%) AIX
12 3 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.050%) CentOS
13 2 (0.050%) Debian
13 2 (0.050%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,087 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,009 (25.08%) Analytics
3 815 (20.26%) Data Modelling
4 731 (18.17%) ETL
5 678 (16.85%) Visualisation
6 591 (14.69%) Programme Management
7 563 (13.99%) Digital Marketing
8 486 (12.08%) DevOps
9 452 (11.24%) Data Visualisation
10 409 (10.17%) Data Analysis
11 403 (10.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 367 (9.12%) Migration
13 336 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
13 336 (8.35%) Scrum
14 263 (6.54%) Data Management
15 252 (6.26%) Data Analytics
16 229 (5.69%) Project Management
17 224 (5.57%) Data Architecture
18 212 (5.27%) Data Engineering
19 201 (5.00%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,825 (45.36%) SQL
2 586 (14.57%) Python
3 289 (7.18%) Java
3 289 (7.18%) T-SQL
4 238 (5.92%) C#
5 187 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 171 (4.25%) PL/SQL
7 156 (3.88%) R
8 152 (3.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 132 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 94 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 85 (2.11%) Scala
12 79 (1.96%) VBA
13 47 (1.17%) Bash Shell
14 46 (1.14%) C
14 46 (1.14%) Perl
14 46 (1.14%) TypeScript
15 40 (0.99%) Java 8
16 33 (0.82%) VB
17 32 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 294 (7.31%) Security Cleared
2 240 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 214 (5.32%) Degree
4 45 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 38 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 36 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 26 (0.65%) PMP
8 15 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (0.35%) CIMA
9 14 (0.35%) CISSP
9 14 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 12 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.27%) MCSE
11 11 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.25%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (5.79%) Data Quality
2 120 (2.98%) QA
3 75 (1.86%) PMO
4 60 (1.49%) GDPR
5 42 (1.04%) Accessibility
6 26 (0.65%) SLA
7 24 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.30%) GRC
9 11 (0.27%) JSP 440
10 10 (0.25%) NCSC
11 8 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 7 (0.17%) COBIT
12 7 (0.17%) HL7
13 6 (0.15%) NIST
13 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.12%) EMIR
14 5 (0.12%) IFRS
14 5 (0.12%) RMADS
15 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 49 (1.22%) Docker
3 46 (1.14%) HDFS
4 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 10 (0.25%) RACF
6 9 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.099%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.075%) vSphere
11 2 (0.050%) IAG
12 1 (0.025%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.025%) Postfix
12 1 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 75 (1.86%) Ansible
2 67 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 50 (1.24%) Terraform
4 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (0.42%) Kibana
5 17 (0.42%) SCCM
6 16 (0.40%) Grafana
7 15 (0.37%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.35%) Oozie
9 10 (0.25%) logstash
10 9 (0.22%) Istio
10 9 (0.22%) Rancher
11 8 (0.20%) Consul
11 8 (0.20%) Fluentd
11 8 (0.20%) Tivoli NetView
12 6 (0.15%) Control-M
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 916 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 720 (17.90%) SAP
3 482 (11.98%) Oracle
4 274 (6.81%) Databricks
5 180 (4.47%) Informatica
6 153 (3.80%) Google
7 85 (2.11%) BEA
8 81 (2.01%) webMethods
9 73 (1.81%) Adobe
10 65 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
11 60 (1.49%) Alteryx
12 51 (1.27%) Sparx
13 47 (1.17%) IBM
14 45 (1.12%) Remedy
15 44 (1.09%) ServiceNow
16 41 (1.02%) Cognos
17 37 (0.92%) WSO2
18 30 (0.75%) Cloudera
18 30 (0.75%) Teradata
19 28 (0.70%) Ab Initio