Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 41 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,105 4,127 4,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.43% 4.84% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 5.73% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,903 2,943 3,306
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £281
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 60
England median hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -18.75% +60.00%
10th Percentile £14.87 £15.50 £13.90
90th Percentile £59.63 £43.88 £66.54
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.77% -20.73% +64.00%

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 79,505 72,043 82,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.79% 84.55% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,859 47,675 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,052 1,936 2,232
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.43% +10.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.22%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 2018. 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 -11 2,045 £475 +5.56% 448
South East -11 649 £438 +2.94% 166
North of England -11 472 £385 +2.67% 196
Midlands -13 328 £403 +0.63% 150
South West 0 325 £415 +7.10% 104
East of England +8 253 £460 +2.22% 57
North West -10 251 £380 -5.00% 97
West Midlands -18 189 £425 +6.25% 88
Yorkshire -18 182 £394 +5.00% 83
East Midlands -5 139 £400 - 62
North East +35 42 £445 +16.34% 16
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 1,741 (42.41%) SQL
2 1,256 (30.60%) Finance
3 1,157 (28.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1,076 (26.21%) SQL Server
5 1,065 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
6 966 (23.53%) Power BI
7 953 (23.22%) Microsoft
8 900 (21.92%) Analytics
9 863 (21.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 827 (20.15%) ETL
11 768 (18.71%) SAP
12 757 (18.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 592 (14.42%) Data Modelling
14 591 (14.40%) Marketing
15 582 (14.18%) Oracle
16 558 (13.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 535 (13.03%) Tableau
18 529 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
19 489 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
20 485 (11.81%) Telecoms
21 483 (11.77%) Visualisation
22 460 (11.21%) Manufacturing
23 430 (10.48%) Programme Management
24 421 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
25 403 (9.82%) Electronics
26 400 (9.74%) T-SQL
27 390 (9.50%) Big Data
28 358 (8.72%) Scrum
29 354 (8.62%) Python
30 353 (8.60%) 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
1 203 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 146 (3.56%) SAS
3 137 (3.34%) Apache Spark
4 57 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 56 (1.36%) Mule
6 49 (1.19%) Apache
7 45 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 35 (0.85%) Confluence
9 26 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 25 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
13 20 (0.49%) Apache Pig
13 20 (0.49%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.41%) CMS
17 13 (0.32%) IIS
18 10 (0.24%) Skype for Business
18 10 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 353 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 83 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 35 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.71%) SPSS
8 11 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.24%) Stata
10 4 (0.097%) Vectorworks
11 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.049%) HipChat
11 2 (0.049%) InVision
12 1 (0.024%) Blender
12 1 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.024%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 65 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 34 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 26 (0.63%) SAP CO
5 26 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 24 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 22 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
9 18 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
10 16 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
10 16 (0.39%) SAP BPC
11 15 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
11 15 (0.37%) Markit EDM
12 14 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
13 13 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
13 13 (0.32%) SAP ERP
14 11 (0.27%) SAP SD
15 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 489 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 326 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (2.39%) Office 365
4 78 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
5 68 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (1.34%) SaaS
7 43 (1.05%) PaaS
8 42 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
9 41 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 32 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (0.63%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
13 25 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 23 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
15 22 (0.54%) Route 53
16 21 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (0.49%) IaaS
18 18 (0.44%) GitHub
19 17 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.05%) Firewall
2 41 (1.00%) Internet
3 39 (0.95%) DNS
4 33 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.54%) Skype
6 16 (0.39%) Intranet
7 15 (0.37%) SMS
8 14 (0.34%) HTTP
9 13 (0.32%) FTP
10 12 (0.29%) VPN
11 11 (0.27%) Network Security
12 9 (0.22%) SSL
12 9 (0.22%) Wireless
13 8 (0.19%) LAN
13 8 (0.19%) WAN
14 7 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.17%) Modbus
14 7 (0.17%) MQTT
14 7 (0.17%) SAN
15 6 (0.15%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,157 (28.19%) Data Warehouse
2 1,076 (26.21%) SQL Server
3 966 (23.53%) Power BI
4 863 (21.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 757 (18.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 558 (13.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 390 (9.50%) Big Data
8 257 (6.26%) BusinessObjects
9 248 (6.04%) Hadoop
10 205 (4.99%) Data Lake
11 193 (4.70%) Relational Database
12 191 (4.65%) QlikView
13 143 (3.48%) SQL Server 2016
14 133 (3.24%) SAP BW
15 132 (3.22%) Oracle Database
16 130 (3.17%) OLAP
17 115 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
18 113 (2.75%) NoSQL
19 112 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
20 106 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 141 (3.43%) JIRA
2 111 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 92 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 87 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 84 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 70 (1.71%) Maven
7 35 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 28 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (0.63%) Artifactory
9 26 (0.63%) ERwin
9 26 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 24 (0.58%) GitLab
11 18 (0.44%) Selenium
12 16 (0.39%) Bitbucket
12 16 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
12 16 (0.39%) Subversion
13 14 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 1,256 (30.60%) Finance
2 591 (14.40%) Marketing
3 485 (11.81%) Telecoms
4 460 (11.21%) Manufacturing
5 403 (9.82%) Electronics
6 231 (5.63%) Retail
7 188 (4.58%) Legal
8 168 (4.09%) Banking
9 56 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 54 (1.32%) Billing
11 46 (1.12%) Law
12 40 (0.97%) Games
13 29 (0.71%) Advertising
13 29 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.56%) Back Office
14 23 (0.56%) German Language
15 22 (0.54%) Publishing
16 20 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.46%) Front Office
18 14 (0.34%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,416 (34.49%) Developer
2 858 (20.90%) Analyst
3 642 (15.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 356 (8.67%) Architect
5 349 (8.50%) Consultant
6 316 (7.70%) Business Analyst
7 308 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 276 (6.72%) SQL Developer
9 220 (5.36%) Data Analyst
10 189 (4.60%) Project Manager
11 145 (3.53%) Data Architect
11 145 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
12 140 (3.41%) SQL BI Developer
13 123 (3.00%) Senior Developer
14 122 (2.97%) Power BI Developer
15 119 (2.90%) SSRS Developer
16 111 (2.70%) Business Developer
17 110 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 105 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
19 103 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (6.36%) .NET
2 179 (4.36%) XML
3 157 (3.82%) Web Services
4 147 (3.58%) HTML
5 140 (3.41%) JSON
6 134 (3.26%) CSS
7 122 (2.97%) MDX
7 122 (2.97%) SOAP
8 105 (2.56%) RESTful
9 92 (2.24%) ASP.NET
10 79 (1.92%) Middleware
11 74 (1.80%) AngularJS
12 70 (1.71%) REST
13 64 (1.56%) jQuery
14 55 (1.34%) XSLT
15 54 (1.32%) Apache Camel
15 54 (1.32%) Kafka
16 51 (1.24%) Node.js
17 44 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
18 43 (1.05%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 529 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 185 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 170 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
4 130 (3.17%) NHS
5 103 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 103 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
6 101 (2.46%) User Experience
7 98 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 40 (0.97%) Credit Risk
9 36 (0.88%) Replication
10 32 (0.78%) FMCG
11 30 (0.73%) Fintech
12 29 (0.71%) Data Centre
13 27 (0.66%) PMI
14 26 (0.63%) Mobile App
15 25 (0.61%) Algorithms
16 24 (0.58%) Reference Data
16 24 (0.58%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.56%) Equities
17 23 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 166 (4.04%) Linux
2 137 (3.34%) Windows
3 136 (3.31%) Unix
4 55 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 33 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.22%) Solaris
10 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.19%) AIX
11 8 (0.19%) VMS
12 7 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.15%) Android
14 5 (0.12%) CentOS
14 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.097%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,065 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
2 900 (21.92%) Analytics
3 827 (20.15%) ETL
4 592 (14.42%) Data Modelling
5 483 (11.77%) Visualisation
6 430 (10.48%) Programme Management
7 421 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
8 358 (8.72%) Scrum
9 339 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 325 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
11 323 (7.87%) Data Analysis
12 320 (7.80%) Migration
13 288 (7.02%) Project Management
14 270 (6.58%) Data Management
15 228 (5.55%) DevOps
16 226 (5.51%) Data Visualisation
17 224 (5.46%) CRM
18 207 (5.04%) Data Analytics
19 197 (4.80%) Business Analysis
20 182 (4.43%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,741 (42.41%) SQL
2 400 (9.74%) T-SQL
3 354 (8.62%) Python
4 289 (7.04%) Java
5 288 (7.02%) C#
6 242 (5.90%) JavaScript
7 169 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 138 (3.36%) R
9 129 (3.14%) VBA
10 112 (2.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 90 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 76 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 63 (1.53%) Scala
14 47 (1.14%) XPath
15 43 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 41 (1.00%) C
17 38 (0.93%) Ruby
18 37 (0.90%) Perl
18 37 (0.90%) VB.NET
19 36 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 310 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 229 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 206 (5.02%) Degree
4 42 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (1.02%) PMI Certification
5 34 (0.83%) ISEB
6 32 (0.78%) MCSE
7 30 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.63%) PMP
9 23 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (0.56%) Master's Degree
9 23 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 21 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
12 16 (0.39%) MCSA
13 15 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.32%) CISSP
15 12 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (0.24%) CBAP
16 10 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 123 (3.00%) QA
3 103 (2.51%) PMO
4 102 (2.48%) GDPR
5 29 (0.71%) GCP
6 25 (0.61%) SLA
7 17 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.24%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.22%) GxP
12 6 (0.15%) HL7
13 4 (0.097%) IFRS
13 4 (0.097%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.073%) COBIT
14 3 (0.073%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.049%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 97 (2.36%) Docker
2 69 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.83%) Apache Flume
4 27 (0.66%) HDFS
5 16 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.097%) vSphere
10 3 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.073%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.049%) etcd
11 2 (0.049%) Firmware
11 2 (0.049%) flannel
11 2 (0.049%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.049%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.049%) XenApp
12 1 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 83 (2.02%) Ansible
2 72 (1.75%) Puppet
3 45 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 44 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (0.97%) Terraform
6 28 (0.68%) Oozie
7 22 (0.54%) SCCM
8 15 (0.37%) WSUS
9 13 (0.32%) Grafana
10 10 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.24%) HP ALM
10 10 (0.24%) Kibana
10 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.24%) SCOM
10 10 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.19%) logstash
11 8 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.15%) FlexNet
13 5 (0.12%) Control-M
13 5 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 953 (23.22%) Microsoft
2 768 (18.71%) SAP
3 582 (14.18%) Oracle
4 535 (13.03%) Tableau
5 199 (4.85%) Cognos
6 130 (3.17%) IBM
7 117 (2.85%) Informatica
8 97 (2.36%) Google
9 78 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 62 (1.51%) Talend
11 57 (1.39%) Teradata
12 56 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
13 53 (1.29%) Cloudera
14 51 (1.24%) Alteryx
15 46 (1.12%) WSO2
16 29 (0.71%) HP
17 27 (0.66%) Hortonworks
18 26 (0.63%) VMware
19 25 (0.61%) Atlassian
19 25 (0.61%) MuleSoft