Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,157 4,368 4,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.43% 4.65% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 5.35% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,986 3,200 3,080
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £310
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 37 60
England median hourly rate £29.96 £28.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.57% -18.91% +22.81%
10th Percentile £13.47 £12.91 £16.25
90th Percentile £64.20 £63.90 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £29.96 £30.43 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% -13.06% +22.81%

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 66,204 81,720 80,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.41% 86.92% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43,907 54,723 53,972
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,020 2,105 1,911
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.90 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -5.36% +2.84%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £23.08
% change year-on-year +7.95% -4.66% +2.56%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +19 1,882 £495 +3.13% 361
South East +25 773 £450 +2.86% 168
North of England +11 473 £413 +3.13% 224
South West -4 463 £461 +8.53% 84
Midlands +20 300 £400 - 152
North West +26 274 £413 +5.77% 134
East of England -11 235 £450 -14.29% 65
West Midlands +22 212 £400 - 112
Yorkshire -5 173 £400 -3.61% 75
East Midlands -3 82 £425 +6.25% 38
North East -1 25 £450 +9.09% 15
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 1,837 (44.19%) SQL
2 1,678 (40.37%) Power Platform
3 1,668 (40.13%) Power BI
4 1,237 (29.76%) Finance
5 1,088 (26.17%) Microsoft
6 1,087 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
7 1,085 (26.10%) Data Warehouse
8 963 (23.17%) SQL Server
9 903 (21.72%) Azure
10 872 (20.98%) Analytics
11 842 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 763 (18.35%) ETL
13 749 (18.02%) SAP
14 656 (15.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 654 (15.73%) Public Sector
16 605 (14.55%) Data Modelling
17 582 (14.00%) Tableau
17 582 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 577 (13.88%) Marketing
19 551 (13.25%) Telecoms
20 535 (12.87%) Visualisation
21 527 (12.68%) Manufacturing
22 507 (12.20%) Programme Management
23 506 (12.17%) Digital Marketing
24 493 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
25 486 (11.69%) Electronics
26 430 (10.34%) Oracle
27 410 (9.86%) Security Cleared
28 409 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
29 399 (9.60%) Python

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
1 232 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 107 (2.57%) Confluence
3 88 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 70 (1.68%) SAS
5 46 (1.11%) Apache
6 40 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 27 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
8 25 (0.60%) CMS
9 23 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 16 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.36%) IIS
14 14 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 14 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.26%) ArcGIS
15 11 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
16 10 (0.24%) Mule
17 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 409 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.53%) SPSS
6 19 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
8 8 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.19%) Sketch
9 5 (0.12%) Stata
10 4 (0.096%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.072%) Figma
12 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.048%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.048%) InVision
12 2 (0.048%) Marvel
13 1 (0.024%) GIMP
13 1 (0.024%) InDesign
13 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 150 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 31 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
5 25 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.55%) SAP BPC
6 23 (0.55%) SAP ERP
7 19 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 16 (0.38%) SAP FI
9 15 (0.36%) SAP CO
9 15 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
10 14 (0.34%) NetSuite
11 13 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (0.29%) SAP GRC
12 12 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
13 11 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
14 10 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
15 9 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
16 7 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,678 (40.37%) Power Platform
2 903 (21.72%) Azure
3 284 (6.83%) AWS
4 213 (5.12%) Azure Data Factory
5 153 (3.68%) Office 365
6 146 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
7 107 (2.57%) PaaS
8 96 (2.31%) GCP
9 88 (2.12%) Serverless
10 73 (1.76%) PowerApps
11 70 (1.68%) Data Lake Analytics
12 66 (1.59%) SaaS
13 58 (1.40%) IaaS
14 45 (1.08%) Azure Functions
15 43 (1.03%) Microsoft Flow
16 36 (0.87%) Amazon S3
17 33 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
18 31 (0.75%) GitHub
18 31 (0.75%) Google Analytics
19 28 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.84%) Firewall
2 27 (0.65%) Intranet
2 27 (0.65%) Skype
3 24 (0.58%) Internet
4 23 (0.55%) DNS
5 21 (0.51%) VPN
6 19 (0.46%) Wireless
7 18 (0.43%) WAN
8 15 (0.36%) FTP
8 15 (0.36%) LAN
9 13 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.29%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.24%) SSH
12 8 (0.19%) Extranet
13 7 (0.17%) BGP
14 6 (0.14%) Network Security
14 6 (0.14%) PABX
14 6 (0.14%) SSL
15 5 (0.12%) MPLS
15 5 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,668 (40.13%) Power BI
2 1,085 (26.10%) Data Warehouse
3 963 (23.17%) SQL Server
4 842 (20.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 656 (15.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 582 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 301 (7.24%) Data Lake
8 299 (7.19%) Big Data
9 181 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 176 (4.23%) QlikView
11 173 (4.16%) BusinessObjects
12 159 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 132 (3.18%) Hadoop
14 124 (2.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 110 (2.65%) Oracle Database
16 100 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
17 94 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
18 93 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 92 (2.21%) OLAP
19 92 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 194 (4.67%) JIRA
2 191 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 123 (2.96%) Visual Studio
4 106 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 74 (1.78%) TeamCity
6 61 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 52 (1.25%) Maven
8 51 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 34 (0.82%) ERwin
11 31 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 30 (0.72%) Selenium
13 24 (0.58%) Bitbucket
13 24 (0.58%) JUnit
14 19 (0.46%) Mockito
15 16 (0.38%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.38%) ER Studio
16 12 (0.29%) JMeter
17 11 (0.26%) WebDriver
18 10 (0.24%) RStudio
General
1 1,237 (29.76%) Finance
2 654 (15.73%) Public Sector
3 577 (13.88%) Marketing
4 551 (13.25%) Telecoms
5 527 (12.68%) Manufacturing
6 486 (11.69%) Electronics
7 194 (4.67%) Retail
8 154 (3.70%) Legal
9 150 (3.61%) Banking
10 60 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 54 (1.30%) Front Office
12 51 (1.23%) Publishing
13 48 (1.15%) Investment Banking
14 36 (0.87%) Law
15 22 (0.53%) Back Office
16 21 (0.51%) Local Government
17 16 (0.38%) Military
18 15 (0.36%) Billing
18 15 (0.36%) Games
19 14 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,419 (34.14%) Developer
2 824 (19.82%) Analyst
3 702 (16.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 402 (9.67%) Architect
5 319 (7.67%) Consultant
6 281 (6.76%) SQL Developer
7 278 (6.69%) Data Analyst
8 263 (6.33%) Power BI Developer
9 234 (5.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 213 (5.12%) Business Analyst
11 173 (4.16%) Data Architect
12 162 (3.90%) Data Engineer
13 148 (3.56%) Project Manager
14 131 (3.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 131 (3.15%) SQL BI Developer
15 121 (2.91%) Senior Developer
16 87 (2.09%) Azure Developer
17 82 (1.97%) SSIS Developer
18 75 (1.80%) Windows Engineer
19 74 (1.78%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (4.79%) .NET
2 156 (3.75%) HTML
3 131 (3.15%) Web Services
4 117 (2.81%) MDX
5 98 (2.36%) XML
6 96 (2.31%) CSS
7 93 (2.24%) REST
8 81 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 81 (1.95%) JSON
9 69 (1.66%) ASP.NET
10 61 (1.47%) Kafka
11 48 (1.15%) SOAP
12 46 (1.11%) React
13 42 (1.01%) Spring
14 40 (0.96%) RESTful
15 35 (0.84%) Middleware
16 34 (0.82%) J2EE
17 28 (0.67%) Spring Boot
18 27 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
19 25 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 493 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 152 (3.66%) NHS
4 114 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 104 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 92 (2.21%) User Experience
7 77 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 36 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 33 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 32 (0.77%) Data Centre
12 30 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
14 26 (0.63%) e-Health
14 26 (0.63%) Replication
15 24 (0.58%) LIMS
16 23 (0.55%) PACS
17 20 (0.48%) Social Media
18 19 (0.46%) Virtual Team
19 18 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 219 (5.27%) Windows
2 127 (3.06%) Linux
3 126 (3.03%) Windows 10
4 67 (1.61%) Unix
5 62 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 42 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.58%) Android
8 20 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 19 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.36%) AIX
12 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.22%) VMS
14 4 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.072%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.072%) Solaris
16 2 (0.048%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.048%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,087 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (20.98%) Analytics
3 763 (18.35%) ETL
4 605 (14.55%) Data Modelling
5 535 (12.87%) Visualisation
6 507 (12.20%) Programme Management
7 506 (12.17%) Digital Marketing
8 391 (9.41%) Migration
9 335 (8.06%) DevOps
10 305 (7.34%) Data Analysis
11 279 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 278 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
13 274 (6.59%) Scrum
14 245 (5.89%) Data Visualisation
15 235 (5.65%) Data Science
16 228 (5.48%) Project Management
17 224 (5.39%) CRM
18 193 (4.64%) Data Management
19 185 (4.45%) Data Migration
20 180 (4.33%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 1,837 (44.19%) SQL
2 399 (9.60%) Python
3 353 (8.49%) T-SQL
4 258 (6.21%) C#
5 253 (6.09%) Java
6 181 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 173 (4.16%) JavaScript
8 167 (4.02%) PL/SQL
9 155 (3.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 118 (2.84%) R
11 95 (2.29%) Scala
12 74 (1.78%) VBA
13 41 (0.99%) C++
14 40 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 38 (0.91%) ABAP
16 34 (0.82%) Java 8
17 32 (0.77%) C
18 29 (0.70%) Shell Script
19 24 (0.58%) Perl
19 24 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 410 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 299 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 192 (4.62%) Degree
4 95 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 33 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 26 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (0.60%) ISEB
9 23 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 22 (0.53%) PMP
11 21 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 18 (0.43%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.36%) DBS Check
15 14 (0.34%) CISSP
16 13 (0.31%) MCSA
17 12 (0.29%) CCNA
18 11 (0.26%) PhD
19 10 (0.24%) ACCA
19 10 (0.24%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (4.81%) Data Quality
2 167 (4.02%) QA
3 68 (1.64%) PMO
4 47 (1.13%) GDPR
5 33 (0.79%) SLA
6 27 (0.65%) JSP 440
7 25 (0.60%) HL7
7 25 (0.60%) RMADS
8 10 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 9 (0.22%) IFRS
10 8 (0.19%) GxP
11 6 (0.14%) GAAP
12 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.12%) EMIR
12 5 (0.12%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.12%) MiFID
13 4 (0.096%) NCSC
System Software
1 91 (2.19%) Docker
2 82 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.41%) HDFS
5 14 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.072%) Firmware
10 3 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.024%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.024%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.024%) Snort
11 1 (0.024%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.024%) XenApp
11 1 (0.024%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 37 (0.89%) Ansible
3 32 (0.77%) SCCM
4 30 (0.72%) Terraform
5 27 (0.65%) Puppet
6 24 (0.58%) AirWatch
7 22 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (0.41%) HP ALM
10 15 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.29%) Kibana
12 10 (0.24%) Control-M
13 8 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
14 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.14%) SCOM
16 5 (0.12%) Consul
16 5 (0.12%) Data Guard
17 4 (0.096%) Mesos
17 4 (0.096%) Prometheus
17 4 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,088 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 749 (18.02%) SAP
3 582 (14.00%) Tableau
4 430 (10.34%) Oracle
5 134 (3.22%) Databricks
6 113 (2.72%) Cognos
7 99 (2.38%) Google
8 91 (2.19%) MicroStrategy
9 84 (2.02%) Informatica
10 66 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 63 (1.52%) Alteryx
12 45 (1.08%) Teradata
13 43 (1.03%) IBM
14 37 (0.89%) Adobe
15 36 (0.87%) Talend
16 29 (0.70%) Cloudera
16 29 (0.70%) webMethods
17 28 (0.67%) BEA
18 25 (0.60%) HP
19 23 (0.55%) Cisco