Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 3,506 4,331 4,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.69% 4.80% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 5.49% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,444 3,120 2,931
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £310 £313 £300
90th Percentile £636 £630 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 56
England median hourly rate £33.79 £21.75 £36.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.36% -40.29% +16.56%
10th Percentile £13.56 £12.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £70.89 £64.63
UK median hourly rate £32.54 £21.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% -37.86% +12.00%

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 52,494 78,941 80,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.21% 87.57% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,454 52,729 54,070
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £293 £305 £288
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,681 1,987 1,954
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -0.37% -1.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.46 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.25
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -1.68%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +18 1,544 £475 -2.06% 437
South East +22 669 £450 +2.86% 171
North of England +8 416 £405 +1.31% 299
South West -2 358 £488 +11.43% 101
Midlands +23 285 £415 - 145
North West +12 218 £438 +9.38% 188
East of England -8 214 £425 -10.53% 72
West Midlands +24 192 £414 -0.30% 91
Yorkshire +5 152 £400 - 83
East Midlands +20 89 £425 +6.25% 53
North East +28 45 £375 -15.25% 28
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 1,588 (45.29%) SQL
2 1,504 (42.90%) Power Platform
3 1,501 (42.81%) Power BI
4 1,102 (31.43%) Finance
5 975 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
6 954 (27.21%) Microsoft
7 857 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
8 849 (24.22%) Analytics
9 750 (21.39%) SQL Server
10 738 (21.05%) Azure
11 680 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 636 (18.14%) ETL
13 609 (17.37%) SAP
14 583 (16.63%) Data Modelling
15 527 (15.03%) Public Sector
16 493 (14.06%) Visualisation
17 492 (14.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 485 (13.83%) Marketing
19 478 (13.63%) Tableau
20 451 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
21 440 (12.55%) Manufacturing
22 433 (12.35%) Telecoms
23 411 (11.72%) Oracle
24 409 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 405 (11.55%) Programme Management
26 400 (11.41%) Digital Marketing
27 388 (11.07%) Electronics
28 385 (10.98%) Python
29 360 (10.27%) Security Cleared
30 343 (9.78%) 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
1 208 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 120 (3.42%) Confluence
3 80 (2.28%) WebLogic
4 74 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 51 (1.45%) SAS
6 33 (0.94%) Apache
7 30 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
8 18 (0.51%) CMS
9 17 (0.48%) IIS
9 17 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
14 11 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.31%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.29%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 343 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.43%) SPSS
7 14 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.17%) Sketch
9 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.11%) InVision
11 3 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.057%) Figma
12 2 (0.057%) InDesign
12 2 (0.057%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.057%) Marvel
12 2 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.029%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 147 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 48 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
4 18 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 14 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 10 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.17%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
12 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,504 (42.90%) Power Platform
2 738 (21.05%) Azure
3 232 (6.62%) AWS
4 172 (4.91%) Azure Data Factory
5 133 (3.79%) Dynamics 365
6 105 (2.99%) Office 365
7 102 (2.91%) PaaS
8 80 (2.28%) PowerApps
9 72 (2.05%) GCP
10 68 (1.94%) IaaS
11 67 (1.91%) Serverless
12 57 (1.63%) Data Lake Analytics
13 55 (1.57%) SaaS
14 47 (1.34%) Microsoft Flow
15 44 (1.25%) OneDrive
16 32 (0.91%) Google Analytics
17 29 (0.83%) Azure Functions
18 26 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
19 20 (0.57%) Amazon S3
19 20 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (0.97%) Firewall
2 21 (0.60%) DNS
3 18 (0.51%) Intranet
4 17 (0.48%) Internet
4 17 (0.48%) Skype
5 11 (0.31%) LAN
5 11 (0.31%) SSH
6 10 (0.29%) VoIP
6 10 (0.29%) VPN
6 10 (0.29%) WAN
7 9 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.23%) Wireless
9 7 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.17%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.17%) DHCP
10 6 (0.17%) Network Security
11 5 (0.14%) HTTP
12 4 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.11%) OSPF
12 4 (0.11%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,501 (42.81%) Power BI
2 857 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
3 750 (21.39%) SQL Server
4 680 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 492 (14.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 409 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 293 (8.36%) Data Lake
8 217 (6.19%) Big Data
9 150 (4.28%) QlikView
9 150 (4.28%) Relational Database
10 133 (3.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 123 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
12 122 (3.48%) Hadoop
13 107 (3.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 107 (3.05%) NoSQL
14 99 (2.82%) OLAP
15 92 (2.62%) Oracle Database
16 88 (2.51%) Amazon Redshift
16 88 (2.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 73 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 170 (4.85%) JIRA
2 148 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 147 (4.19%) Visual Studio
4 73 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 57 (1.63%) TeamCity
6 54 (1.54%) Maven
7 51 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 44 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 41 (1.17%) Jenkins
10 39 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (0.63%) ERwin
13 17 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
13 17 (0.48%) Selenium
14 16 (0.46%) ER Studio
14 16 (0.46%) JUnit
15 14 (0.40%) Subversion
16 12 (0.34%) Gradle
17 11 (0.31%) CA Gen
17 11 (0.31%) Mockito
General
1 1,102 (31.43%) Finance
2 527 (15.03%) Public Sector
3 485 (13.83%) Marketing
4 440 (12.55%) Manufacturing
5 433 (12.35%) Telecoms
6 388 (11.07%) Electronics
7 139 (3.96%) Retail
8 100 (2.85%) Legal
9 95 (2.71%) Banking
10 52 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 43 (1.23%) Front Office
11 43 (1.23%) Law
12 40 (1.14%) Publishing
13 27 (0.77%) Local Government
14 18 (0.51%) Billing
15 15 (0.43%) Back Office
16 13 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.34%) Games
18 9 (0.26%) Automotive
19 8 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,232 (35.14%) Developer
2 668 (19.05%) Analyst
3 584 (16.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 320 (9.13%) Architect
5 249 (7.10%) Consultant
5 249 (7.10%) Data Analyst
6 235 (6.70%) Power BI Developer
7 220 (6.27%) SQL Developer
8 208 (5.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 183 (5.22%) Data Engineer
10 163 (4.65%) Data Architect
11 153 (4.36%) Business Analyst
12 121 (3.45%) Project Manager
13 116 (3.31%) SQL BI Developer
14 99 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 83 (2.37%) SQL Analyst
16 82 (2.34%) Senior Developer
17 74 (2.11%) DevOps Engineer
18 71 (2.03%) Power BI Analyst
19 69 (1.97%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (4.76%) HTML
2 149 (4.25%) .NET
3 105 (2.99%) Web Services
4 89 (2.54%) XML
5 80 (2.28%) CSS
6 72 (2.05%) J2EE
7 71 (2.03%) REST
8 70 (2.00%) Kafka
9 69 (1.97%) MDX
10 59 (1.68%) AngularJS
10 59 (1.68%) JSON
11 56 (1.60%) ASP.NET
12 46 (1.31%) SOAP
13 42 (1.20%) Spring
14 38 (1.08%) React
15 37 (1.06%) Middleware
16 29 (0.83%) RESTful
17 25 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 24 (0.68%) HTML5
18 24 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 451 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (4.16%) NHS
3 136 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 104 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 91 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (2.31%) User Experience
7 49 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
8 36 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 35 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
10 32 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 30 (0.86%) PACS
12 29 (0.83%) LIMS
13 28 (0.80%) e-Health
14 26 (0.74%) Hedge funds
15 25 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (0.60%) Reference Data
17 20 (0.57%) Data Centre
18 18 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 17 (0.48%) Replication
20 16 (0.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 195 (5.56%) Windows
2 111 (3.17%) Linux
3 76 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 65 (1.85%) Unix
5 52 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 41 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 29 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.40%) Android
9 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.20%) VMS
12 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.14%) AIX
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.086%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.086%) zOS
16 2 (0.057%) CentOS
17 1 (0.029%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 975 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 849 (24.22%) Analytics
3 636 (18.14%) ETL
4 583 (16.63%) Data Modelling
5 493 (14.06%) Visualisation
6 405 (11.55%) Programme Management
7 400 (11.41%) Digital Marketing
8 335 (9.56%) DevOps
9 306 (8.73%) Migration
10 267 (7.62%) Data Visualisation
11 262 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
12 256 (7.30%) Scrum
13 243 (6.93%) Data Analysis
13 243 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 216 (6.16%) CRM
14 216 (6.16%) Data Management
15 188 (5.36%) Data Science
16 182 (5.19%) Project Management
17 168 (4.79%) Dashboard Development
18 161 (4.59%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,588 (45.29%) SQL
2 385 (10.98%) Python
3 314 (8.96%) T-SQL
4 283 (8.07%) Java
5 202 (5.76%) PowerShell
6 188 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 164 (4.68%) C#
8 142 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 136 (3.88%) Scala
10 109 (3.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 104 (2.97%) R
12 68 (1.94%) VBA
13 65 (1.85%) C
14 48 (1.37%) C++
15 42 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.00%) PHP
18 25 (0.71%) ABAP
19 24 (0.68%) Java 8
20 22 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 360 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 280 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 189 (5.39%) Degree
4 67 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (0.46%) ISEB
8 15 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (0.43%) CISSP
9 14 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
10 12 (0.34%) CIMA
11 11 (0.31%) ACCA
11 11 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.31%) PMP
12 10 (0.29%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.26%) CISM
13 9 (0.26%) PhD
14 8 (0.23%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.22%) Data Quality
2 133 (3.79%) QA
3 63 (1.80%) PMO
4 58 (1.65%) GDPR
5 29 (0.83%) HL7
5 29 (0.83%) RMADS
6 28 (0.80%) JSP 440
7 24 (0.68%) SLA
8 18 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.48%) IFRS
10 16 (0.46%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.29%) NIST
12 8 (0.23%) NCSC
13 6 (0.17%) WCAG
14 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.14%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.11%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.086%) COBIT
16 3 (0.086%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (1.51%) Docker
3 50 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (0.86%) HDFS
5 15 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.086%) Firmware
8 3 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.057%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.057%) XenApp
9 2 (0.057%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.029%) iptables
10 1 (0.029%) KVM
10 1 (0.029%) RACF
10 1 (0.029%) Snort
10 1 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.029%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (0.94%) Terraform
2 31 (0.88%) Kubernetes
3 21 (0.60%) Ansible
3 21 (0.60%) Puppet
4 15 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
5 13 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (0.34%) Kibana
6 12 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.26%) SCCM
9 7 (0.20%) Control-M
9 7 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.20%) logstash
10 6 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.17%) Oozie
11 5 (0.14%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.086%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 3 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.086%) SCOM
Vendors
1 954 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 609 (17.37%) SAP
3 478 (13.63%) Tableau
4 411 (11.72%) Oracle
5 106 (3.02%) Cognos
6 95 (2.71%) Databricks
7 83 (2.37%) Informatica
8 78 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 74 (2.11%) Google
10 63 (1.80%) webMethods
11 60 (1.71%) Alteryx
12 59 (1.68%) MicroStrategy
13 57 (1.63%) BEA
14 50 (1.43%) Talend
15 44 (1.25%) IBM
16 36 (1.03%) Adobe
17 34 (0.97%) Cloudera
18 32 (0.91%) Teradata
19 20 (0.57%) VMware
20 18 (0.51%) Ab Initio