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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2082 2137 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.84% 4.31% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 5.17% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1411 1493 1797
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 38
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.68% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £54.75 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -13.96% +36.84%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36460 41364 41331
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.71% 83.50% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23944 27759 26979
Median daily rate £450 £446 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +7.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 965 1150
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +4.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 1022 £475 +5.55% 263
South East -2 326 £425 +3.34% 123
South West +7 187 £400 +10.34% 68
East of England +17 140 £500 +25.00% 41
North West -2 126 £400 - 86
West Midlands +3 102 £375 -6.25% 34
Yorkshire +4 82 £400 - 62
East Midlands -29 51 £380 -10.58% 37
North East +48 18 £531 +51.78% 13
Midlands -6 5 £180 -64.00% 72
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 1613 (39.87%) SQL
2 1493 (36.90%) Finance
3 1115 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
4 994 (24.57%) SQL Server
5 967 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
6 937 (23.16%) SAP
7 899 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 815 (20.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 785 (19.40%) Marketing
10 769 (19.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 748 (18.49%) ETL
12 675 (16.68%) Telecoms
13 668 (16.51%) Analytics
14 661 (16.34%) Oracle
15 616 (15.22%) Programme Management
16 614 (15.18%) Manufacturing
17 605 (14.95%) Digital Marketing
18 599 (14.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
19 595 (14.71%) Electronics
20 571 (14.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 563 (13.91%) Data Modelling
22 479 (11.84%) Power BI
23 428 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
24 392 (9.69%) Security Cleared
25 363 (8.97%) Tableau
26 355 (8.77%) T-SQL
27 346 (8.55%) Java
28 343 (8.48%) Migration
29 317 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
30 315 (7.79%) Degree

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
1 230 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 151 (3.73%) SAS
3 103 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 87 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 57 (1.41%) Mule
5 57 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 53 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
7 49 (1.21%) CMS
8 48 (1.19%) IIS
9 47 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
10 46 (1.14%) Confluence
11 40 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (0.89%) Apache Pig
13 35 (0.87%) Apache
14 33 (0.82%) Drupal
15 30 (0.74%) Skype for Business
16 24 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
17 20 (0.49%) MS Exchange
18 19 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
19 17 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 308 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 45 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 42 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 36 (0.89%) SPSS
7 21 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.35%) Stata
9 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.074%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.074%) Mingle
10 3 (0.074%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.049%) InVision
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.025%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.025%) Simulink
12 1 (0.025%) Weka
Business Applications
1 599 (14.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 90 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 74 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 66 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
5 33 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 32 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (0.57%) SAP CO
8 22 (0.54%) SAP FI
8 22 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 21 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
10 20 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
10 20 (0.49%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
11 17 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
12 15 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 14 (0.35%) Maximo
13 14 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
13 14 (0.35%) SAP BPC
14 13 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
14 13 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 310 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (2.52%) Office 365
4 65 (1.61%) PaaS
5 54 (1.33%) IaaS
6 42 (1.04%) SaaS
7 38 (0.94%) Google Analytics
8 28 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (0.62%) Yammer
10 21 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
11 20 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
11 20 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 12 (0.30%) Oracle CX
15 10 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.25%) OneDrive
16 9 (0.22%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.77%) Firewall
2 28 (0.69%) HTTP
3 27 (0.67%) SSL
4 26 (0.64%) Internet
5 20 (0.49%) LAN
5 20 (0.49%) WAN
6 18 (0.44%) Kerberos
6 18 (0.44%) Skype
7 17 (0.42%) SAN
7 17 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.40%) LDAP
9 15 (0.37%) IPsec
9 15 (0.37%) VPN
10 13 (0.32%) DNS
11 12 (0.30%) Intranet
11 12 (0.30%) Wireless
12 11 (0.27%) 3G
12 11 (0.27%) NAS
13 9 (0.22%) LTE
13 9 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1115 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
2 994 (24.57%) SQL Server
3 815 (20.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 769 (19.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 571 (14.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 479 (11.84%) Power BI
7 298 (7.37%) Big Data
8 297 (7.34%) BusinessObjects
9 270 (6.67%) QlikView
10 204 (5.04%) Hadoop
11 186 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 178 (4.40%) Oracle Database
13 173 (4.28%) Relational Database
14 165 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 156 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
16 148 (3.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 137 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
18 120 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
19 104 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
20 103 (2.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 151 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 140 (3.46%) JIRA
3 109 (2.69%) Git (software)
4 93 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 79 (1.95%) Maven
6 70 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 67 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
8 42 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
9 30 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 22 (0.54%) Selenium
12 21 (0.52%) TeamCity
13 19 (0.47%) Toad
14 18 (0.44%) IntelliJ
15 17 (0.42%) Subversion
16 15 (0.37%) Eclipse
17 14 (0.35%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.35%) ERwin
17 14 (0.35%) LoadRunner
18 13 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 1493 (36.90%) Finance
2 785 (19.40%) Marketing
3 675 (16.68%) Telecoms
4 614 (15.18%) Manufacturing
5 595 (14.71%) Electronics
6 256 (6.33%) Banking
7 232 (5.73%) Retail
8 102 (2.52%) Legal
9 69 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 68 (1.68%) Advertising
11 48 (1.19%) Publishing
12 46 (1.14%) Front Office
13 36 (0.89%) Law
14 32 (0.79%) Back Office
15 28 (0.69%) Billing
15 28 (0.69%) Games
16 25 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 25 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 17 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1433 (35.42%) Developer
2 735 (18.17%) Analyst
3 548 (13.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 369 (9.12%) Architect
5 345 (8.53%) Consultant
6 342 (8.45%) SQL Developer
7 282 (6.97%) Business Analyst
8 228 (5.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 186 (4.60%) SQL BI Developer
10 168 (4.15%) SSIS Developer
11 166 (4.10%) Project Manager
12 146 (3.61%) Data Architect
13 139 (3.44%) Data Analyst
14 138 (3.41%) Business Developer
15 135 (3.34%) SSRS Developer
16 125 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Manager
17 115 (2.84%) DBA
18 111 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 106 (2.62%) ETL Developer
20 99 (2.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (6.87%) .NET
2 167 (4.13%) JSON
3 160 (3.95%) HTML
4 154 (3.81%) XML
5 139 (3.44%) Web Services
6 124 (3.06%) CSS
7 120 (2.97%) Middleware
8 114 (2.82%) MDX
9 87 (2.15%) ASP.NET
10 80 (1.98%) AngularJS
11 78 (1.93%) XSLT
12 75 (1.85%) REST
13 71 (1.75%) Swagger
14 68 (1.68%) RESTful
15 65 (1.61%) WireMock
16 61 (1.51%) jQuery
16 61 (1.51%) Spring
17 57 (1.41%) Apache Camel
18 51 (1.26%) WCF
19 49 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 428 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (4.28%) NHS
3 157 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 144 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
5 120 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 99 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 73 (1.80%) User Experience
8 57 (1.41%) Credit Risk
9 49 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 36 (0.89%) Clustering
11 34 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 32 (0.79%) Social Media
13 31 (0.77%) Private Cloud
14 28 (0.69%) Market Risk
14 28 (0.69%) Replication
15 26 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (0.59%) Mobile App
18 23 (0.57%) Reference Data
19 22 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 222 (5.49%) Windows
2 192 (4.75%) Linux
3 127 (3.14%) Unix
4 61 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 37 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.77%) Android
8 27 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.64%) Apple iOS
10 25 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.44%) CentOS
12 16 (0.40%) Solaris
13 14 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (0.32%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.27%) AIX
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.099%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.099%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (18.49%) ETL
3 668 (16.51%) Analytics
4 616 (15.22%) Programme Management
5 605 (14.95%) Digital Marketing
6 563 (13.91%) Data Modelling
7 343 (8.48%) Migration
8 317 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 305 (7.54%) Scrum
10 296 (7.32%) Visualisation
11 279 (6.90%) Project Management
12 261 (6.45%) Data Analysis
13 248 (6.13%) CRM
14 222 (5.49%) TDD
15 219 (5.41%) Data Management
16 199 (4.92%) Data Visualisation
17 195 (4.82%) DevOps
18 178 (4.40%) Business Analysis
19 175 (4.33%) Data Migration
20 170 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1613 (39.87%) SQL
2 355 (8.77%) T-SQL
3 346 (8.55%) Java
4 279 (6.90%) C#
5 247 (6.10%) Python
6 222 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 180 (4.45%) PL/SQL
8 137 (3.39%) R
9 83 (2.05%) VBA
10 77 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 74 (1.83%) Scala
12 68 (1.68%) XPath
13 58 (1.43%) C
14 54 (1.33%) PHP
15 51 (1.26%) Ruby
15 51 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 50 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 43 (1.06%) C++
18 39 (0.96%) VB
19 37 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 392 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 315 (7.79%) Degree
3 313 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 54 (1.33%) ISEB
5 50 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 36 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 31 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 29 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (0.52%) PMP
12 19 (0.47%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
14 13 (0.32%) PhD
15 12 (0.30%) HND
16 11 (0.27%) BC Cleared
16 11 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
16 11 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (4.45%) Data Quality
2 136 (3.36%) QA
3 50 (1.24%) PMO
4 28 (0.69%) SLA
5 19 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 13 (0.32%) IFRS
8 12 (0.30%) HL7
8 12 (0.30%) MiFID
9 11 (0.27%) GDPR
10 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.25%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (0.22%) WCAG
12 8 (0.20%) IFRS 9
13 6 (0.15%) EMIR
14 5 (0.12%) Basel II
14 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.099%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.099%) SEPA
System Software
1 75 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.41%) Docker
3 27 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (0.52%) Apache Flume
6 12 (0.30%) vSphere
7 10 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.20%) HDFS
8 8 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.12%) vCloud
9 5 (0.12%) XenApp
9 5 (0.12%) XenServer
10 3 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.074%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.049%) NFS
11 2 (0.049%) Samba
11 2 (0.049%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (1.66%) Puppet
2 46 (1.14%) Ansible
3 44 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.44%) Kibana
6 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (0.37%) logstash
8 12 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 11 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.27%) Oozie
10 10 (0.25%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.20%) Control-M
12 8 (0.20%) SCOM
12 8 (0.20%) Terraform
12 8 (0.20%) vRealize
13 7 (0.17%) SCCM
14 6 (0.15%) Nagios
14 6 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 937 (23.16%) SAP
2 899 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 661 (16.34%) Oracle
4 363 (8.97%) Tableau
5 138 (3.41%) Cognos
6 98 (2.42%) Informatica
7 88 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
8 86 (2.13%) IBM
8 86 (2.13%) Teradata
9 68 (1.68%) Google
10 67 (1.66%) Talend
11 54 (1.33%) VMware
12 49 (1.21%) WSO2
13 37 (0.91%) Hyperion
14 36 (0.89%) Netezza
14 36 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
15 35 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 32 (0.79%) Adobe
17 28 (0.69%) HP
18 27 (0.67%) Sybase
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £200.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
AMS contingency
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago