Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 46 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,271 4,081 4,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.72% 4.49% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 5.22% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,101 2,965 3,015
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £286
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 65
England median hourly rate £22.65 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.08% +20.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.25 £15.35
90th Percentile £72.03 £62.25 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £22.65 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -35.29% +16.67% -25.00%

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 78,815 78,178 76,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.04% 85.98% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,646 52,754 50,692
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,930 1,829 2,154
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.08% +4.69%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.08 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.80% -0.86% +1.20%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -5 1,972 £484 +1.89% 529
South East +5 651 £438 +2.94% 191
North of England +1 514 £400 - 279
South West +4 489 £425 +0.89% 112
East of England +26 341 £500 +1.27% 93
Midlands -5 289 £413 +3.13% 158
Yorkshire +9 238 £400 +6.67% 101
North West -9 234 £400 -8.57% 164
West Midlands -8 193 £415 +3.75% 100
East Midlands -12 93 £400 - 57
North East +4 43 £450 -5.26% 14
South Coast - 1 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,885 (44.13%) SQL
2 1,325 (31.02%) Finance
3 1,285 (30.09%) Power BI
4 1,128 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1,110 (25.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1,058 (24.77%) SQL Server
7 948 (22.20%) Microsoft
8 886 (20.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 839 (19.64%) Analytics
10 820 (19.20%) SAP
11 755 (17.68%) ETL
12 742 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 731 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 680 (15.92%) Marketing
15 658 (15.41%) Data Modelling
16 594 (13.91%) Telecoms
17 577 (13.51%) Manufacturing
18 566 (13.25%) Programme Management
19 556 (13.02%) Oracle
19 556 (13.02%) Digital Marketing
19 556 (13.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 537 (12.57%) Electronics
21 532 (12.46%) Visualisation
22 520 (12.18%) Tableau
23 504 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
24 449 (10.51%) T-SQL
25 372 (8.71%) Scrum
26 358 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
27 356 (8.34%) Java
28 350 (8.19%) Migration

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
1 202 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 152 (3.56%) Apache Spark
3 94 (2.20%) Confluence
4 78 (1.83%) SAS
5 52 (1.22%) Apache
6 46 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 42 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 41 (0.96%) Mule
9 36 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 29 (0.68%) IIS
11 28 (0.66%) CMS
12 27 (0.63%) Apache Pig
13 25 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (0.56%) nginx
15 17 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 17 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.37%) MS Exchange
17 15 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 358 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 46 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 33 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.44%) SPSS
8 3 (0.070%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.047%) Stata
10 1 (0.023%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.023%) Notepad++
10 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 126 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 25 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 23 (0.54%) SAP BPC
7 21 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
7 21 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
9 19 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
10 17 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
10 17 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
11 15 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 11 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
13 11 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 11 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
14 10 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 742 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 344 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 180 (4.21%) Azure Data Factory
4 112 (2.62%) PaaS
5 99 (2.32%) Office 365
6 96 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 93 (2.18%) Dynamics 365
8 89 (2.08%) IaaS
9 54 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 53 (1.24%) SaaS
11 42 (0.98%) Amazon S3
11 42 (0.98%) GitHub
12 31 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
12 31 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
13 26 (0.61%) Google Analytics
14 24 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
15 23 (0.54%) Serverless
16 19 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
16 19 (0.44%) Azure Machine Learning
16 19 (0.44%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.31%) Firewall
2 40 (0.94%) VPN
3 27 (0.63%) Kerberos
4 25 (0.59%) Intranet
5 23 (0.54%) HTTP
6 21 (0.49%) SSL
7 18 (0.42%) DNS
8 17 (0.40%) LAN
8 17 (0.40%) Skype
8 17 (0.40%) WAN
9 16 (0.37%) DHCP
10 15 (0.35%) VoIP
11 13 (0.30%) Internet
12 12 (0.28%) Network Security
12 12 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (0.28%) Wireless
13 10 (0.23%) DMZ
13 10 (0.23%) MVNO
13 10 (0.23%) TCP/IP
14 8 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,285 (30.09%) Power BI
2 1,110 (25.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1,058 (24.77%) SQL Server
4 886 (20.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 731 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 556 (13.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 338 (7.91%) Big Data
8 271 (6.35%) Relational Database
9 248 (5.81%) Hadoop
10 236 (5.53%) Data Lake
11 222 (5.20%) BusinessObjects
12 192 (4.50%) NoSQL
13 154 (3.61%) QlikView
14 115 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
15 110 (2.58%) Apache Hive
16 108 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
17 103 (2.41%) MySQL
18 99 (2.32%) OLAP
18 99 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
19 93 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 189 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 176 (4.12%) JIRA
3 116 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 101 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 97 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 95 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 59 (1.38%) Maven
8 42 (0.98%) Subversion
9 30 (0.70%) GitLab
10 29 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 28 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 26 (0.61%) Selenium
13 25 (0.59%) Toad
14 23 (0.54%) Artifactory
14 23 (0.54%) ERwin
14 23 (0.54%) JMeter
15 21 (0.49%) JUnit
16 20 (0.47%) WebDriver
17 19 (0.44%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1,325 (31.02%) Finance
2 680 (15.92%) Marketing
3 594 (13.91%) Telecoms
4 577 (13.51%) Manufacturing
5 537 (12.57%) Electronics
6 250 (5.85%) Retail
7 197 (4.61%) Legal
8 162 (3.79%) Banking
9 79 (1.85%) Front Office
10 73 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 55 (1.29%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.96%) Publishing
13 39 (0.91%) Law
14 26 (0.61%) Billing
14 26 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 25 (0.59%) Advertising
16 19 (0.44%) Back Office
16 19 (0.44%) Games
17 15 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,518 (35.54%) Developer
2 844 (19.76%) Analyst
3 664 (15.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 355 (8.31%) Architect
5 296 (6.93%) SQL Developer
6 274 (6.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 272 (6.37%) Consultant
8 266 (6.23%) Business Analyst
9 248 (5.81%) Data Analyst
10 183 (4.28%) Project Manager
11 168 (3.93%) Power BI Developer
12 162 (3.79%) SQL BI Developer
13 150 (3.51%) Senior Developer
14 148 (3.47%) Data Architect
15 129 (3.02%) Data Engineer
15 129 (3.02%) SSIS Developer
16 124 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
17 104 (2.44%) Azure Developer
18 96 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 90 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (5.97%) .NET
2 200 (4.68%) Web Services
3 150 (3.51%) XML
4 132 (3.09%) JSON
5 124 (2.90%) HTML
6 109 (2.55%) SOAP
7 104 (2.44%) RESTful
8 97 (2.27%) Middleware
9 87 (2.04%) CSS
10 85 (1.99%) MDX
11 83 (1.94%) REST
12 76 (1.78%) Kafka
13 72 (1.69%) AngularJS
13 72 (1.69%) ASP.NET
14 57 (1.33%) Apache Camel
15 52 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 41 (0.96%) jQuery
17 40 (0.94%) J2EE
18 38 (0.89%) Node.js
19 37 (0.87%) React
Miscellaneous
1 504 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
3 183 (4.28%) NHS
4 130 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 97 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 81 (1.90%) User Experience
7 71 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 71 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
8 56 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 49 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (0.91%) PACS
11 37 (0.87%) e-Health
11 37 (0.87%) LIMS
11 37 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 32 (0.75%) Fixed Income
13 28 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.61%) FMCG
14 26 (0.61%) Public Cloud
15 23 (0.54%) Reference Data
16 22 (0.52%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 204 (4.78%) Windows
2 191 (4.47%) Linux
3 112 (2.62%) Unix
4 71 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 59 (1.38%) Windows 10
6 31 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (0.70%) Windows 7
7 30 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 21 (0.49%) CoreOS
10 19 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.42%) Android
12 12 (0.28%) AIX
12 12 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.23%) CentOS
14 7 (0.16%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.12%) Solaris
15 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.094%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,128 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
2 839 (19.64%) Analytics
3 755 (17.68%) ETL
4 658 (15.41%) Data Modelling
5 566 (13.25%) Programme Management
6 556 (13.02%) Digital Marketing
7 532 (12.46%) Visualisation
8 372 (8.71%) Scrum
9 350 (8.19%) Migration
10 329 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
11 310 (7.26%) Data Analysis
12 285 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 283 (6.63%) CRM
14 270 (6.32%) Project Management
15 268 (6.27%) DevOps
16 249 (5.83%) Data Visualisation
17 221 (5.17%) Data Management
18 209 (4.89%) Data Science
19 200 (4.68%) ERP
20 199 (4.66%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,885 (44.13%) SQL
2 449 (10.51%) T-SQL
3 356 (8.34%) Java
4 307 (7.19%) Python
5 271 (6.35%) C#
6 212 (4.96%) PowerShell
7 183 (4.28%) JavaScript
8 140 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 104 (2.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 96 (2.25%) R
11 86 (2.01%) VBA
12 70 (1.64%) Java 8
13 60 (1.40%) Scala
14 53 (1.24%) XPath
15 48 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 44 (1.03%) Shell Script
16 44 (1.03%) VB
17 41 (0.96%) Go
17 41 (0.96%) Ruby
18 39 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 349 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 229 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 182 (4.26%) Degree
4 84 (1.97%) DV Cleared
5 51 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (0.61%) ISEB
7 24 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 19 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 16 (0.37%) PMP
11 14 (0.33%) MCSE
12 12 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 11 (0.26%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.23%) BC Cleared
15 9 (0.21%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.19%) CCNP
16 8 (0.19%) MCSA
16 8 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 7 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (4.50%) Data Quality
2 121 (2.83%) QA
3 102 (2.39%) PMO
4 58 (1.36%) GDPR
5 39 (0.91%) HL7
6 38 (0.89%) SLA
7 20 (0.47%) JSP 440
8 19 (0.44%) RMADS
9 15 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
10 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.23%) IFRS
11 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.19%) Basel III
12 8 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
13 7 (0.16%) IFRS 9
14 5 (0.12%) GxP
14 5 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.094%) Government Security Classifications
16 3 (0.070%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 118 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 101 (2.36%) Docker
3 64 (1.50%) HDFS
4 30 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 21 (0.49%) etcd
6 21 (0.49%) flannel
6 21 (0.49%) SkyDNS
7 19 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 19 (0.44%) Ceph
8 18 (0.42%) GlusterFS
9 12 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (0.16%) Firmware
12 6 (0.14%) vSphere
13 4 (0.094%) Hyper-V
14 2 (0.047%) Squid
15 1 (0.023%) Cronacle
15 1 (0.023%) NFS
15 1 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 128 (3.00%) Ansible
2 69 (1.62%) Terraform
3 66 (1.55%) Puppet
4 46 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 37 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
7 25 (0.59%) Graphite
7 25 (0.59%) HAProxy
7 25 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 24 (0.56%) Oozie
9 21 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 21 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 21 (0.49%) rkt
9 21 (0.49%) Sysdig
10 18 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (0.35%) Ambari
12 10 (0.23%) SCCM
13 8 (0.19%) Grafana
13 8 (0.19%) Nagios
14 7 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 948 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 820 (19.20%) SAP
3 556 (13.02%) Oracle
4 520 (12.18%) Tableau
5 116 (2.72%) Google
6 108 (2.53%) Cognos
7 84 (1.97%) Informatica
8 70 (1.64%) Cloudera
8 70 (1.64%) IBM
9 51 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
9 51 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 49 (1.15%) Talend
11 41 (0.96%) WSO2
12 40 (0.94%) Teradata
13 39 (0.91%) Alteryx
14 36 (0.84%) Cisco
15 35 (0.82%) Hortonworks
16 33 (0.77%) Adobe
16 33 (0.77%) Atlassian
16 33 (0.77%) VMware