Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 39 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 3,361 2,550 2,423
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 4.82% 5.50% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 6.20% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,556 1,755 1,692
10th Percentile £338 £313 £313
25th Percentile £413 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £488 £473
Median % change year-on-year +5.64% +3.01% +5.17%
75th Percentile £619 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £515 £489 £463
% change year-on-year +5.37% +5.68% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 72 39
10th Percentile £12.27 £11.25 £17.56
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.19 £18.13
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year +26.19% -35.38% +55.84%
75th Percentile £43.95 £34.06 £48.00
90th Percentile £59.61 £61.80 £56.15
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £32.40
% change year-on-year +39.53% -33.63% +55.33%

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 62,528 41,162 37,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 89.63% 88.85% 86.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 44,512 28,322 25,236
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £436 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £538 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +8.04% +4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,568 1,261 1,061
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.75 £12.42
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.21 £15.75
Median hourly rate £26.98 £24.47 £21.57
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% +13.44% -4.13%
75th Percentile £51.55 £46.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.27 £58.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London 0 1,791 £525 +5.00% 303
South East +4 399 £494 +3.95% 184
Midlands -9 278 £475 +10.47% 113
North of England -20 259 £450 +12.50% 110
South West -4 245 £475 -9.52% 67
West Midlands -11 222 £500 +11.11% 69
North West -15 180 £463 +15.63% 52
East of England -14 102 £432 +1.53% 59
Yorkshire -28 61 £438 +9.38% 31
East Midlands 0 56 £395 -7.06% 43
North East -4 18 £528 +5.50% 28
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,630 (48.50%) Power Platform
2 1,584 (47.13%) Power BI
3 1,404 (41.77%) SQL
4 1,113 (33.12%) Finance
5 1,022 (30.41%) Azure
6 933 (27.76%) Agile
7 849 (25.26%) Analytics
8 844 (25.11%) Microsoft
9 737 (21.93%) Social Skills
10 715 (21.27%) Public Sector
11 688 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
12 669 (19.90%) Data Modelling
13 641 (19.07%) SAP
14 595 (17.70%) Marketing
15 593 (17.64%) SQL Server
16 584 (17.38%) ETL
17 543 (16.16%) Programme Management
18 538 (16.01%) Telecoms
19 528 (15.71%) Manufacturing
20 513 (15.26%) Digital Marketing
21 504 (15.00%) Electronics
22 478 (14.22%) Python
23 470 (13.98%) DevOps
24 450 (13.39%) Visualisation
25 443 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
26 382 (11.37%) Migration
27 376 (11.19%) Oracle
28 369 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
29 361 (10.74%) Scrum
30 360 (10.71%) AWS

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
1 263 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 132 (3.93%) Apache Spark
3 99 (2.95%) Confluence
4 59 (1.76%) SAS
5 39 (1.16%) Apache
6 34 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 24 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
8 19 (0.57%) CMS
8 19 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (0.39%) IIS
11 8 (0.24%) Drupal
12 7 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.12%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.12%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 369 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.51%) SPSS
8 6 (0.18%) Oracle Smart View
8 6 (0.18%) Stata
9 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.12%) Sketch
11 2 (0.060%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.060%) Maya
11 2 (0.060%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.030%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.030%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.030%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.030%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 73 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
4 16 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.45%) HiPortfolio
6 12 (0.36%) assyst
7 11 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.24%) Endur
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 8 (0.24%) SAP FI
10 8 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,630 (48.50%) Power Platform
2 1,022 (30.41%) Azure
3 360 (10.71%) AWS
4 236 (7.02%) PowerApps
5 223 (6.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 173 (5.15%) Microsoft 365
7 163 (4.85%) Power Automate
8 149 (4.43%) GCP
9 142 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
10 97 (2.89%) PaaS
11 90 (2.68%) SaaS
12 84 (2.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 75 (2.23%) Serverless
14 73 (2.17%) Azure Logic Apps
15 70 (2.08%) Snowflake
16 67 (1.99%) IaaS
17 55 (1.64%) GitHub
18 47 (1.40%) Amazon S3
19 39 (1.16%) Azure Functions
20 38 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.62%) Firewall
2 18 (0.54%) DNS
3 16 (0.48%) Internet
4 15 (0.45%) HTTP
4 15 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.39%) DHCP
6 11 (0.33%) SAN
7 10 (0.30%) LAN
8 9 (0.27%) Intranet
8 9 (0.27%) VPN
9 8 (0.24%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.24%) WAN
10 7 (0.21%) MPLS
10 7 (0.21%) Network Security
10 7 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.18%) MQTT
11 6 (0.18%) Wireless
12 5 (0.15%) SSL
13 4 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,584 (47.13%) Power BI
2 688 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
3 593 (17.64%) SQL Server
4 342 (10.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 329 (9.79%) Tableau
6 258 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 231 (6.87%) Data Lake
8 220 (6.55%) Big Data
9 195 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 146 (4.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 143 (4.25%) Relational Database
12 113 (3.36%) Metadata
13 101 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
14 93 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
15 84 (2.50%) Pentaho
16 77 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
17 76 (2.26%) Hadoop
18 71 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 69 (2.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 68 (2.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 219 (6.52%) JIRA
2 138 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 90 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 75 (2.23%) Visual Studio
5 62 (1.84%) GitLab
6 54 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 31 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (0.74%) webpack
9 24 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.68%) Maven
11 22 (0.65%) Artifactory
12 21 (0.62%) CA Gen
12 21 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 20 (0.60%) Zephyr
14 16 (0.48%) Babel
15 14 (0.42%) SonarQube
15 14 (0.42%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
17 11 (0.33%) Eclipse
17 11 (0.33%) ERwin
General
1 1,113 (33.12%) Finance
2 737 (21.93%) Social Skills
3 715 (21.27%) Public Sector
4 595 (17.70%) Marketing
5 538 (16.01%) Telecoms
6 528 (15.71%) Manufacturing
7 504 (15.00%) Electronics
8 443 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
9 151 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
10 148 (4.40%) Banking
10 148 (4.40%) Retail
11 69 (2.05%) Legal
12 50 (1.49%) Publishing
13 49 (1.46%) Law
14 48 (1.43%) Influencing Skills
15 39 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
16 36 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
17 32 (0.95%) Investment Banking
17 32 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
18 30 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 840 (24.99%) Developer
2 761 (22.64%) Analyst
3 371 (11.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 365 (10.86%) Architect
5 306 (9.10%) Data Analyst
6 299 (8.90%) Data Engineer
7 226 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 194 (5.77%) Power BI Developer
9 169 (5.03%) Project Manager
10 163 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 158 (4.70%) Consultant
12 143 (4.25%) Data Architect
12 143 (4.25%) SQL Developer
13 137 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
14 94 (2.80%) Azure Engineer
15 83 (2.47%) SQL BI Developer
16 72 (2.14%) Power BI Analyst
17 63 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
18 56 (1.67%) Designer
19 55 (1.64%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (4.70%) .NET
2 106 (3.15%) JSON
3 99 (2.95%) HTML
4 94 (2.80%) React
5 83 (2.47%) XML
6 77 (2.29%) Kafka
6 77 (2.29%) REST
7 66 (1.96%) CSS
8 59 (1.76%) J2EE
8 59 (1.76%) Node.js
9 55 (1.64%) RESTful
10 53 (1.58%) Web Services
11 45 (1.34%) HTML5
12 42 (1.25%) Spring
13 37 (1.10%) MDX
14 36 (1.07%) AngularJS
15 34 (1.01%) jQuery
16 33 (0.98%) PySpark
17 30 (0.89%) Redux
18 29 (0.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 185 (5.50%) NHS
2 140 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 110 (3.27%) User Experience
4 66 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 57 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 46 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 42 (1.25%) Algorithms
8 36 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (0.92%) Derivative
10 27 (0.80%) Public Cloud
11 26 (0.77%) Reinsurance
12 25 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
13 24 (0.71%) Cloud Native
14 22 (0.65%) Market Risk
15 21 (0.62%) Reference Data
15 21 (0.62%) Replication
16 20 (0.60%) Fixed Income
16 20 (0.60%) IoT
16 20 (0.60%) PACS
17 19 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (3.66%) Windows
2 108 (3.21%) Linux
3 89 (2.65%) Unix
4 47 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 24 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.33%) Android
7 11 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.30%) VMS
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.12%) Solaris
11 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.089%) CentOS
12 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.060%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.060%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 933 (27.76%) Agile
2 849 (25.26%) Analytics
3 669 (19.90%) Data Modelling
4 584 (17.38%) ETL
5 543 (16.16%) Programme Management
6 513 (15.26%) Digital Marketing
7 470 (13.98%) DevOps
8 450 (13.39%) Visualisation
9 382 (11.37%) Migration
10 361 (10.74%) Scrum
11 357 (10.62%) Data Analysis
12 335 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 294 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
14 259 (7.71%) Data Visualisation
15 238 (7.08%) CI/CD
16 212 (6.31%) Project Management
17 204 (6.07%) Data Management
18 198 (5.89%) SDLC
19 193 (5.74%) Decision-Making
20 187 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,404 (41.77%) SQL
2 478 (14.22%) Python
3 225 (6.69%) T-SQL
4 201 (5.98%) Java
5 194 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 178 (5.30%) C#
7 154 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 124 (3.69%) PowerShell
9 118 (3.51%) R
10 103 (3.06%) VBA
11 91 (2.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 54 (1.61%) C
13 50 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 48 (1.43%) Scala
15 45 (1.34%) TypeScript
16 31 (0.92%) VB
17 29 (0.86%) Perl
18 23 (0.68%) COBOL
19 21 (0.62%) Bash
20 19 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 302 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 250 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 197 (5.86%) Degree
4 43 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 22 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 19 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (0.51%) CISSP
11 16 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 12 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
13 11 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
14 10 (0.30%) PMP
15 9 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.27%) MCSE
16 7 (0.21%) MCP
17 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 140 (4.17%) QA
3 57 (1.70%) GDPR
4 50 (1.49%) PMO
5 27 (0.80%) SLA
6 25 (0.74%) Accessibility
7 19 (0.57%) HL7
7 19 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.30%) NCSC
8 10 (0.30%) NIST
9 9 (0.27%) IFRS
9 9 (0.27%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (0.18%) IFRS 17
11 6 (0.18%) RMADS
11 6 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 5 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.15%) GRC
12 5 (0.15%) GxP
System Software
1 60 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.76%) Docker
3 19 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (0.36%) HDFS
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.12%) Firmware
9 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.12%) vSphere
10 2 (0.060%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.030%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.030%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.030%) IAG
11 1 (0.030%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (1.76%) Kubernetes
2 57 (1.70%) Ansible
2 57 (1.70%) Terraform
3 18 (0.54%) Kibana
4 16 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (0.48%) SCCM
5 10 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 10 (0.30%) logstash
6 7 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (0.21%) Puppet
6 7 (0.21%) WSUS
7 6 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (0.15%) Grafana
8 5 (0.15%) HP Fortify
8 5 (0.15%) Nessus
8 5 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.12%) Automic
9 4 (0.12%) Istio
9 4 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 844 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 641 (19.07%) SAP
3 376 (11.19%) Oracle
4 202 (6.01%) Databricks
5 116 (3.45%) Google
6 85 (2.53%) Talend
7 83 (2.47%) Informatica
8 58 (1.73%) Alteryx
9 53 (1.58%) ServiceNow
10 42 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 38 (1.13%) Adobe
11 38 (1.13%) Cloudera
12 34 (1.01%) Cisco
13 33 (0.98%) VMware
14 30 (0.89%) BEA
15 29 (0.86%) webMethods
16 26 (0.77%) Remedy
17 25 (0.74%) Cognos
18 24 (0.71%) Pega
19 22 (0.65%) Teradata