Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 44 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 1,705 4,205 4,276
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.39% 5.06% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.80% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 3,094 3,069
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £611
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 52
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.08 £30.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.35% -22.29% +10.83%
10th Percentile £15.68 £11.85 £13.68
90th Percentile £50.53 £61.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.58 £30.99
% change year-on-year +42.39% -20.68% +10.83%

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 27,291 72,444 81,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.34% 87.26% 87.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,341 48,187 54,275
Median daily rate £488 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 1,998 2,205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.65 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.99% +14.65% -7.53%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +14.29% -12.92%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +2 798 £500 +5.26% 120
South East +17 320 £477 +6.07% 47
North of England -2 179 £400 - 69
South West +1 158 £525 +15.29% 28
Midlands +7 126 £401 -5.59% 69
North West -1 123 £375 -6.25% 41
West Midlands +7 93 £427 -5.22% 46
East of England -11 82 £475 - 35
Yorkshire -15 42 £435 +11.25% 22
East Midlands +3 33 £363 -12.12% 23
North East +22 12 £503 +23.31% 6
South Coast - 1 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 752 (44.11%) SQL
2 707 (41.47%) Power Platform
3 695 (40.76%) Power BI
4 543 (31.85%) Finance
5 513 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
6 496 (29.09%) Azure
7 453 (26.57%) Data Warehouse
8 445 (26.10%) Microsoft
9 409 (23.99%) Analytics
10 381 (22.35%) SAP
11 355 (20.82%) Public Sector
12 349 (20.47%) Data Modelling
13 335 (19.65%) SQL Server
14 309 (18.12%) Marketing
15 307 (18.01%) ETL
16 281 (16.48%) Telecoms
17 280 (16.42%) Manufacturing
18 271 (15.89%) Programme Management
19 268 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 265 (15.54%) Digital Marketing
20 265 (15.54%) Electronics
21 235 (13.78%) DevOps
22 228 (13.37%) Oracle
23 215 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
24 214 (12.55%) Python
25 207 (12.14%) Tableau
26 205 (12.02%) Visualisation
27 192 (11.26%) Security Cleared
28 186 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 183 (10.73%) 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
1 101 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.23%) SAS
3 54 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 46 (2.70%) Confluence
5 36 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (1.70%) Red Hat Fuse
7 27 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.47%) Mule
8 25 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
9 13 (0.76%) Apache
9 13 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.53%) IIS
11 8 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.23%) CMS
13 4 (0.23%) JBoss
13 4 (0.23%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 183 (10.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.12%) InVision
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.059%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.059%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.059%) Figma
9 1 (0.059%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 49 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
9 6 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
10 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.29%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.23%) Maximo
11 4 (0.23%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.23%) thinkFolio
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 707 (41.47%) Power Platform
2 496 (29.09%) Azure
3 134 (7.86%) AWS
4 87 (5.10%) PaaS
5 83 (4.87%) Office 365
6 80 (4.69%) Azure Data Factory
7 67 (3.93%) Dynamics 365
8 64 (3.75%) PowerApps
9 60 (3.52%) IaaS
10 49 (2.87%) SaaS
11 48 (2.82%) GCP
12 27 (1.58%) Power Automate
13 25 (1.47%) Logic Apps
13 25 (1.47%) Serverless
14 23 (1.35%) Amazon S3
15 20 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (0.82%) Slack
17 12 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (0.65%) Google Analytics
19 10 (0.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.58%) Firewall
2 23 (1.35%) DNS
3 15 (0.88%) HTTP
4 11 (0.65%) FTP
5 10 (0.59%) Skype
6 9 (0.53%) Internet
7 6 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.29%) LAN
8 5 (0.29%) Network Security
8 5 (0.29%) VPN
8 5 (0.29%) WAN
9 4 (0.23%) Intranet
9 4 (0.23%) SSL
9 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.23%) Wireless
10 3 (0.18%) SMTP
10 3 (0.18%) VoIP
11 2 (0.12%) Broadband
11 2 (0.12%) SAN
11 2 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 695 (40.76%) Power BI
2 453 (26.57%) Data Warehouse
3 335 (19.65%) SQL Server
4 268 (15.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 186 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 159 (9.33%) Data Lake
7 154 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 118 (6.92%) Big Data
9 69 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
10 67 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
11 65 (3.81%) Relational Database
12 63 (3.70%) Hadoop
13 62 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
14 51 (2.99%) QlikView
15 50 (2.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 49 (2.87%) OLAP
17 40 (2.35%) SAP BW
18 39 (2.29%) NoSQL
19 38 (2.23%) HDInsight
19 38 (2.23%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 89 (5.22%) Git (software)
2 73 (4.28%) JIRA
3 52 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 51 (2.99%) Maven
5 48 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 34 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 19 (1.11%) GitLab
9 16 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 13 (0.76%) Subversion
11 12 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.70%) Selenium
11 12 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.53%) ERwin
14 7 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (0.35%) Gradle
15 6 (0.35%) LoadRunner
15 6 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.35%) Zephyr
General
1 543 (31.85%) Finance
2 355 (20.82%) Public Sector
3 309 (18.12%) Marketing
4 281 (16.48%) Telecoms
5 280 (16.42%) Manufacturing
6 265 (15.54%) Electronics
7 55 (3.23%) Legal
8 49 (2.87%) Retail
9 46 (2.70%) Banking
10 32 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 31 (1.82%) Law
12 21 (1.23%) Local Government
13 15 (0.88%) Front Office
14 14 (0.82%) Back Office
15 12 (0.70%) Publishing
16 11 (0.65%) Billing
17 9 (0.53%) Games
17 9 (0.53%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.47%) French Language
18 8 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 521 (30.56%) Developer
2 275 (16.13%) Analyst
3 234 (13.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 205 (12.02%) Architect
5 113 (6.63%) Consultant
6 111 (6.51%) Data Engineer
6 111 (6.51%) Power BI Developer
7 99 (5.81%) Business Analyst
8 92 (5.40%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 85 (4.99%) SQL Developer
10 83 (4.87%) Data Architect
11 79 (4.63%) Data Analyst
12 59 (3.46%) Senior Developer
13 57 (3.34%) Project Manager
14 55 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 51 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
16 50 (2.93%) Java Developer
16 50 (2.93%) SQL BI Developer
17 46 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
18 38 (2.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (5.40%) Web Services
2 89 (5.22%) JSON
3 87 (5.10%) XML
4 85 (4.99%) .NET
5 72 (4.22%) SOAP
6 66 (3.87%) Middleware
7 51 (2.99%) RESTful
8 47 (2.76%) REST
9 40 (2.35%) XSLT
10 35 (2.05%) Apache Camel
11 34 (1.99%) HTML
12 30 (1.76%) Swagger
13 29 (1.70%) WireMock
14 27 (1.58%) CSS
15 25 (1.47%) AngularJS
16 23 (1.35%) MDX
17 22 (1.29%) Kafka
18 21 (1.23%) Node.js
18 21 (1.23%) PySpark
19 18 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 215 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 62 (3.64%) NHS
4 54 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 46 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (2.35%) User Experience
7 22 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.23%) FMCG
9 20 (1.17%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.11%) Social Media
11 15 (0.88%) Replication
12 12 (0.70%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.53%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.47%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.47%) PACS
14 8 (0.47%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.47%) W3C
15 7 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.41%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.22%) Windows
2 61 (3.58%) Linux
3 55 (3.23%) Unix
4 31 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 22 (1.29%) VMS
6 11 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.29%) Android
9 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.18%) Solaris
11 3 (0.18%) zOS
12 2 (0.12%) AIX
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (23.99%) Analytics
3 349 (20.47%) Data Modelling
4 307 (18.01%) ETL
5 271 (15.89%) Programme Management
6 265 (15.54%) Digital Marketing
7 235 (13.78%) DevOps
8 205 (12.02%) Visualisation
9 158 (9.27%) Migration
10 155 (9.09%) Scrum
11 144 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 129 (7.57%) Data Analysis
13 106 (6.22%) Data Visualisation
13 106 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
14 101 (5.92%) Data Management
15 100 (5.87%) Data Science
16 91 (5.34%) ERP
16 91 (5.34%) Machine Learning
17 88 (5.16%) CRM
18 87 (5.10%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 752 (44.11%) SQL
2 214 (12.55%) Python
3 167 (9.79%) Java
4 135 (7.92%) T-SQL
5 90 (5.28%) C#
6 79 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 75 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 72 (4.22%) R
9 68 (3.99%) JavaScript
10 56 (3.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 42 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.05%) VBA
13 30 (1.76%) Scala
13 30 (1.76%) XPath
14 26 (1.52%) VB
15 19 (1.11%) ABAP
16 17 (1.00%) Java 8
17 16 (0.94%) C
17 16 (0.94%) Perl
18 14 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 192 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 128 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 77 (4.52%) Degree
4 47 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.59%) CISSP
7 10 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.41%) ACCA
9 7 (0.41%) CIMA
9 7 (0.41%) CISM
9 7 (0.41%) ISEB
9 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.35%) SAP Certification
11 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.29%) PMP
12 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.16%) Data Quality
2 38 (2.23%) GDPR
2 38 (2.23%) QA
3 19 (1.11%) PMO
4 11 (0.65%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.41%) SLA
8 6 (0.35%) COBIT
8 6 (0.35%) HL7
9 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.18%) IFRS
10 3 (0.18%) NIST
10 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.18%) RMADS
10 3 (0.18%) WCAG
11 2 (0.12%) GxP
12 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.059%) NCSC
12 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.70%) Docker
3 22 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.59%) NFS
5 5 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.18%) HDFS
8 1 (0.059%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.059%) XenApp
8 1 (0.059%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.76%) Terraform
3 25 (1.47%) Ansible
4 18 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.35%) SCCM
7 5 (0.29%) Kibana
7 5 (0.29%) Oozie
8 4 (0.23%) Control-M
8 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
8 4 (0.23%) Puppet
8 4 (0.23%) Rancher
9 3 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.18%) logstash
9 3 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.12%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 445 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 381 (22.35%) SAP
3 228 (13.37%) Oracle
4 207 (12.14%) Tableau
5 74 (4.34%) Informatica
6 62 (3.64%) Databricks
7 50 (2.93%) Talend
8 43 (2.52%) Google
9 31 (1.82%) WSO2
10 30 (1.76%) Alteryx
11 20 (1.17%) Teradata
12 19 (1.11%) IBM
12 19 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
13 18 (1.06%) Cloudera
13 18 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.94%) webMethods
15 15 (0.88%) BEA
16 13 (0.76%) Adobe
16 13 (0.76%) Cognos
17 12 (0.70%) Hortonworks