Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 45 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 3,096 4,387 4,147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.65% 4.95% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 5.66% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,155 3,214 2,953
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.67% -39.42% +9.60%
10th Percentile £17.83 £11.85 £15.66
90th Percentile £53.00 £60.75 £54.13
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £20.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year +68.67% -38.97% +8.80%

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 46,691 77,552 81,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.14% 87.49% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,081 51,952 53,962
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,619 1,908 2,043
Median hourly rate £25.50 £24.91 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +6.57% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.96 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.76 £51.30 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.68 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.72% +11.11% -10.00%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +10 1,353 £488 +2.09% 197
South East +23 601 £475 +5.56% 116
North of England +6 371 £400 - 109
South West -2 291 £500 +11.11% 46
Midlands +18 268 £405 -4.71% 87
North West +11 197 £400 - 45
East of England -13 193 £425 -10.53% 39
West Midlands +21 173 £420 -1.18% 68
Yorkshire 0 125 £400 +6.67% 55
East Midlands +16 95 £375 -9.09% 19
North East +36 48 £370 -17.78% 9
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 1,436 (46.38%) SQL
2 1,337 (43.18%) Power Platform
3 1,322 (42.70%) Power BI
4 968 (31.27%) Finance
5 890 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
6 876 (28.29%) Microsoft
7 793 (25.61%) Data Warehouse
8 761 (24.58%) Analytics
9 709 (22.90%) Azure
10 652 (21.06%) SQL Server
11 605 (19.54%) ETL
12 597 (19.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 565 (18.25%) Data Modelling
13 565 (18.25%) SAP
14 491 (15.86%) Public Sector
15 432 (13.95%) Marketing
16 418 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
17 415 (13.40%) Visualisation
18 408 (13.18%) Tableau
19 396 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 387 (12.50%) Oracle
21 382 (12.34%) Manufacturing
22 377 (12.18%) Telecoms
23 351 (11.34%) Programme Management
23 351 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
24 342 (11.05%) Electronics
25 341 (11.01%) Python
26 340 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 336 (10.85%) DevOps
28 327 (10.56%) Security Cleared

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
1 189 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 114 (3.68%) Confluence
3 76 (2.45%) WebLogic
4 73 (2.36%) Apache Spark
5 69 (2.23%) SAS
6 26 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (0.81%) Red Hat Fuse
8 22 (0.71%) Apache
9 20 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
10 19 (0.61%) Mule
11 18 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.36%) IIS
14 11 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.26%) CMS
16 8 (0.26%) JBoss
16 8 (0.26%) Skype for Business
17 7 (0.23%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 321 (10.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.48%) SPSS
8 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.16%) Sketch
9 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.13%) InVision
10 3 (0.097%) InDesign
11 2 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.032%) Figma
12 1 (0.032%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 125 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 21 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 18 (0.58%) SAP BPC
6 10 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.29%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 6 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
11 5 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
11 5 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,337 (43.18%) Power Platform
2 709 (22.90%) Azure
3 197 (6.36%) AWS
4 151 (4.88%) Azure Data Factory
5 128 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
6 115 (3.71%) PaaS
7 92 (2.97%) Office 365
8 88 (2.84%) IaaS
9 82 (2.65%) PowerApps
10 65 (2.10%) GCP
11 55 (1.78%) SaaS
12 54 (1.74%) Serverless
13 37 (1.20%) Microsoft Flow
14 34 (1.10%) OneDrive
15 30 (0.97%) Data Lake Analytics
16 27 (0.87%) Google Analytics
17 26 (0.84%) Azure Functions
18 24 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
19 22 (0.71%) Amazon S3
19 22 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.45%) Firewall
2 25 (0.81%) DNS
3 16 (0.52%) HTTP
4 14 (0.45%) Skype
5 13 (0.42%) FTP
6 12 (0.39%) Internet
7 11 (0.36%) WAN
8 10 (0.32%) Intranet
9 9 (0.29%) VPN
10 8 (0.26%) LAN
10 8 (0.26%) Network Security
11 7 (0.23%) SSH
11 7 (0.23%) VoIP
12 6 (0.19%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.16%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.16%) OSPF
13 5 (0.16%) SAN
14 4 (0.13%) BGP
14 4 (0.13%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.097%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,322 (42.70%) Power BI
2 793 (25.61%) Data Warehouse
3 652 (21.06%) SQL Server
4 597 (19.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 396 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 340 (10.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 266 (8.59%) Data Lake
8 201 (6.49%) Big Data
9 137 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
10 133 (4.30%) QlikView
10 133 (4.30%) Relational Database
11 118 (3.81%) Hadoop
12 117 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 105 (3.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 93 (3.00%) NoSQL
14 93 (3.00%) OLAP
15 78 (2.52%) Oracle Database
16 71 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
16 71 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
17 69 (2.23%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 161 (5.20%) JIRA
2 130 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 122 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 56 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 54 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 53 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (1.58%) Maven
8 46 (1.49%) Bitbucket
9 34 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 27 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (0.87%) TeamCity
11 21 (0.68%) ERwin
12 19 (0.61%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.61%) Subversion
13 17 (0.55%) GitLab
13 17 (0.55%) Selenium
14 13 (0.42%) ER Studio
14 13 (0.42%) JUnit
15 12 (0.39%) Gradle
16 11 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 968 (31.27%) Finance
2 491 (15.86%) Public Sector
3 432 (13.95%) Marketing
4 382 (12.34%) Manufacturing
5 377 (12.18%) Telecoms
6 342 (11.05%) Electronics
7 122 (3.94%) Retail
8 94 (3.04%) Legal
9 70 (2.26%) Banking
10 53 (1.71%) Law
11 48 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 33 (1.07%) Publishing
13 27 (0.87%) Local Government
14 18 (0.58%) Back Office
15 17 (0.55%) Front Office
16 14 (0.45%) Billing
17 11 (0.36%) Games
18 9 (0.29%) General Ledger
19 8 (0.26%) German Language
19 8 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,059 (34.21%) Developer
2 558 (18.02%) Analyst
3 495 (15.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 318 (10.27%) Architect
5 213 (6.88%) Consultant
6 210 (6.78%) Power BI Developer
7 198 (6.40%) Data Analyst
8 187 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 186 (6.01%) SQL Developer
10 177 (5.72%) Data Engineer
11 151 (4.88%) Data Architect
12 144 (4.65%) Business Analyst
13 104 (3.36%) SQL BI Developer
14 103 (3.33%) Project Manager
15 86 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 85 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
17 73 (2.36%) Azure Engineer
17 73 (2.36%) SQL Analyst
18 71 (2.29%) Java Developer
19 68 (2.20%) Power BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (4.07%) .NET
2 120 (3.88%) HTML
3 104 (3.36%) XML
4 101 (3.26%) Web Services
5 74 (2.39%) JSON
6 67 (2.16%) REST
7 65 (2.10%) J2EE
8 60 (1.94%) SOAP
9 58 (1.87%) Kafka
10 52 (1.68%) CSS
11 46 (1.49%) Middleware
12 44 (1.42%) AngularJS
12 44 (1.42%) MDX
13 39 (1.26%) ASP.NET
13 39 (1.26%) RESTful
14 29 (0.94%) Spring
15 28 (0.90%) React
16 26 (0.84%) XSLT
17 22 (0.71%) Apache Camel
18 20 (0.65%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 418 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 128 (4.13%) NHS
4 100 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 77 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
6 63 (2.03%) User Experience
7 36 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 30 (0.97%) PACS
10 29 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (0.90%) e-Health
11 28 (0.90%) LIMS
12 27 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
13 22 (0.71%) Reference Data
14 20 (0.65%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.65%) Replication
15 19 (0.61%) FMCG
15 19 (0.61%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.58%) Social Media
17 17 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 169 (5.46%) Windows
2 105 (3.39%) Linux
3 81 (2.62%) Unix
4 54 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 40 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 29 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 24 (0.78%) VMS
7 24 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.39%) Android
10 10 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (0.16%) AIX
14 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.097%) zOS
16 2 (0.065%) CentOS
16 2 (0.065%) VME
17 1 (0.032%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (24.58%) Analytics
3 605 (19.54%) ETL
4 565 (18.25%) Data Modelling
5 415 (13.40%) Visualisation
6 351 (11.34%) Digital Marketing
6 351 (11.34%) Programme Management
7 336 (10.85%) DevOps
8 259 (8.37%) Migration
9 231 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 226 (7.30%) Data Visualisation
11 224 (7.24%) Scrum
12 220 (7.11%) Data Management
13 219 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
14 212 (6.85%) Data Analysis
15 189 (6.10%) CRM
16 157 (5.07%) Data Science
17 153 (4.94%) ERP
17 153 (4.94%) Project Management
18 149 (4.81%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,436 (46.38%) SQL
2 341 (11.01%) Python
3 283 (9.14%) T-SQL
4 274 (8.85%) Java
5 177 (5.72%) PL/SQL
6 171 (5.52%) PowerShell
7 136 (4.39%) C#
8 110 (3.55%) Scala
9 100 (3.23%) JavaScript
10 94 (3.04%) R
11 88 (2.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 68 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 65 (2.10%) C
14 63 (2.03%) VBA
15 35 (1.13%) ABAP
16 29 (0.94%) VB
17 28 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 28 (0.90%) Java 8
17 28 (0.90%) PHP
18 27 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 327 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 254 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 154 (4.97%) Degree
4 51 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (0.36%) CISM
8 11 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.32%) CIMA
9 10 (0.32%) CISSP
9 10 (0.32%) ISEB
10 9 (0.29%) ACCA
10 9 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.26%) PMP
12 7 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.23%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 83 (2.68%) QA
3 62 (2.00%) GDPR
4 55 (1.78%) PMO
5 28 (0.90%) HL7
6 27 (0.87%) SLA
7 23 (0.74%) Solvency II
8 20 (0.65%) IFRS
9 15 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (0.45%) RMADS
11 13 (0.42%) JSP 440
12 12 (0.39%) NIST
13 9 (0.29%) COBIT
14 7 (0.23%) NCSC
15 5 (0.16%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
16 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
16 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 3 (0.097%) WCAG
18 2 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 57 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
2 39 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.26%) Docker
3 28 (0.90%) HDFS
4 14 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.19%) NFS
7 3 (0.097%) Firmware
7 3 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.032%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.032%) iptables
9 1 (0.032%) KVM
9 1 (0.032%) RACF
9 1 (0.032%) Snort
9 1 (0.032%) vSphere
9 1 (0.032%) XenApp
9 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (1.13%) Terraform
2 23 (0.74%) Ansible
3 22 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 20 (0.65%) Puppet
5 12 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 12 (0.39%) Kibana
6 10 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.26%) Control-M
8 8 (0.26%) Oozie
9 7 (0.23%) logstash
9 7 (0.23%) SCCM
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.097%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 3 (0.097%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.097%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.065%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.065%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 876 (28.29%) Microsoft
2 565 (18.25%) SAP
3 408 (13.18%) Tableau
4 387 (12.50%) Oracle
5 111 (3.59%) Informatica
6 80 (2.58%) Databricks
7 78 (2.52%) Cognos
8 76 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
9 74 (2.39%) Google
10 57 (1.84%) webMethods
11 56 (1.81%) Talend
12 51 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
13 49 (1.58%) BEA
14 46 (1.49%) Alteryx
15 37 (1.20%) Cloudera
16 34 (1.10%) Adobe
17 29 (0.94%) IBM
18 26 (0.84%) Teradata
19 24 (0.78%) Hortonworks
20 20 (0.65%) WSO2