Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4432 4573 5182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.67% 4.68% 4.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 5.56% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 3212 3652
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +2.15%
10th Percentile £307 £285 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 66 74
England median hourly rate £35.43 £28.34 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.40% +23.35%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £63.38 £59.31 £51.98
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.34 £25.44
% change year-on-year +23.50% +11.40% +21.14%

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 80259 82302 85123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.62% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54003 54838 56099
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 2151 2525
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -5 2154 £475 +5.56% 287
South East -11 667 £450 +7.14% 98
North of England +1 529 £400 +3.23% 149
South West +8 424 £420 +15.86% 75
Midlands -10 337 £400 - 56
East of England +1 287 £500 +25.00% 53
North West -4 280 £425 +13.33% 77
Yorkshire +8 219 £400 +5.26% 54
West Midlands -9 211 £400 - 36
East Midlands -25 121 £400 - 19
North East +33 42 £568 +33.53% 18
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 1725 (38.92%) SQL
2 1674 (37.77%) Finance
3 1258 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1247 (28.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1095 (24.71%) SQL Server
6 1021 (23.04%) SAP
7 900 (20.31%) Microsoft
8 893 (20.15%) Marketing
9 891 (20.10%) ETL
10 849 (19.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 813 (18.34%) Analytics
12 809 (18.25%) Telecoms
13 787 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 769 (17.35%) Manufacturing
15 765 (17.26%) Programme Management
16 752 (16.97%) Digital Marketing
17 724 (16.34%) Electronics
18 644 (14.53%) Oracle
19 642 (14.49%) Data Modelling
20 633 (14.28%) Power BI
21 580 (13.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 565 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
23 517 (11.67%) Tableau
24 433 (9.77%) Scrum
25 428 (9.66%) T-SQL
26 409 (9.23%) Security Cleared
27 385 (8.69%) Visualisation
28 379 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
29 374 (8.44%) Big Data
30 364 (8.21%) 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
1 247 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 156 (3.52%) Apache Spark
3 146 (3.29%) SAS
4 115 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 89 (2.01%) Mule
6 75 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 56 (1.26%) Confluence
8 48 (1.08%) CMS
9 45 (1.02%) Apache
10 35 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 35 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 34 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 27 (0.61%) MS Exchange
14 22 (0.50%) Skype for Business
15 19 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.41%) Drupal
16 18 (0.41%) Tomcat
17 17 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 364 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 151 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 86 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 71 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 54 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 44 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.38%) SPSS
8 7 (0.16%) Stata
9 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.090%) Simulink
11 2 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.045%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.023%) EViews
12 1 (0.023%) Flinto
12 1 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 75 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 61 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 22 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
6 22 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.32%) SAP CO
7 14 (0.32%) SAP FI
7 14 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.27%) SAP BPC
10 11 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
10 11 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 304 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.71%) Office 365
4 49 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (0.86%) SaaS
6 32 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 31 (0.70%) GitHub
8 28 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 27 (0.61%) IaaS
10 26 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (0.52%) PaaS
11 23 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 21 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
12 21 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 15 (0.34%) Route 53
16 14 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
16 14 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (0.99%) Firewall
2 33 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 30 (0.68%) DNS
3 30 (0.68%) SMS
4 28 (0.63%) VPN
5 26 (0.59%) HTTP
6 25 (0.56%) Intranet
7 23 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 19 (0.43%) LAN
8 19 (0.43%) WAN
9 16 (0.36%) LDAP
10 15 (0.34%) Skype
11 14 (0.32%) SAN
11 14 (0.32%) SSL
12 13 (0.29%) Unified Communications
13 10 (0.23%) 3G
13 10 (0.23%) Internet
13 10 (0.23%) Wireless
14 9 (0.20%) GPRS
14 9 (0.20%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1247 (28.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1095 (24.71%) SQL Server
3 849 (19.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 787 (17.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 633 (14.28%) Power BI
6 580 (13.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 374 (8.44%) Big Data
8 285 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
9 247 (5.57%) Hadoop
10 237 (5.35%) QlikView
11 181 (4.08%) Relational Database
12 176 (3.97%) Oracle Database
13 161 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 159 (3.59%) OLAP
15 151 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
16 146 (3.29%) Oracle BI EE
17 142 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
18 133 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 133 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
19 120 (2.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 184 (4.15%) JIRA
2 165 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 128 (2.89%) Visual Studio
4 119 (2.69%) Maven
5 114 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 111 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 43 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
9 37 (0.83%) ERwin
10 36 (0.81%) IntelliJ
11 31 (0.70%) TeamCity
12 28 (0.63%) Artifactory
12 28 (0.63%) SoapUI
13 27 (0.61%) Selenium
14 25 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
15 24 (0.54%) Eclipse
16 23 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
17 22 (0.50%) Subversion
18 19 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
19 17 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 1674 (37.77%) Finance
2 893 (20.15%) Marketing
3 809 (18.25%) Telecoms
4 769 (17.35%) Manufacturing
5 724 (16.34%) Electronics
6 221 (4.99%) Banking
7 203 (4.58%) Retail
8 144 (3.25%) Legal
9 48 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 44 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 41 (0.93%) Advertising
11 41 (0.93%) Law
12 38 (0.86%) Publishing
13 32 (0.72%) Front Office
13 32 (0.72%) General Ledger
14 31 (0.70%) Back Office
15 30 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.61%) Games
16 27 (0.61%) German Language
17 26 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1562 (35.24%) Developer
2 896 (20.22%) Analyst
3 659 (14.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 365 (8.24%) Business Analyst
5 363 (8.19%) Consultant
6 343 (7.74%) SQL Developer
7 341 (7.69%) Architect
8 316 (7.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 219 (4.94%) Project Manager
10 213 (4.81%) Data Analyst
11 179 (4.04%) SQL BI Developer
12 177 (3.99%) Data Architect
13 174 (3.93%) SSIS Developer
14 162 (3.66%) Senior Developer
15 151 (3.41%) Business Developer
16 127 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
17 117 (2.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 115 (2.59%) SSRS Developer
19 114 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
20 106 (2.39%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (5.55%) .NET
1 246 (5.55%) JSON
2 221 (4.99%) XML
3 163 (3.68%) MDX
4 157 (3.54%) HTML
5 156 (3.52%) Web Services
6 144 (3.25%) CSS
7 135 (3.05%) Middleware
8 105 (2.37%) SOAP
9 100 (2.26%) XSLT
10 99 (2.23%) Swagger
11 98 (2.21%) Apache Camel
12 96 (2.17%) WireMock
13 95 (2.14%) REST
14 90 (2.03%) RESTful
15 89 (2.01%) Spring
16 87 (1.96%) ASP.NET
17 81 (1.83%) AngularJS
18 78 (1.76%) Kafka
19 75 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 565 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 222 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
3 197 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 122 (2.75%) Data Structures
5 119 (2.69%) NHS
6 103 (2.32%) User Experience
7 101 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 38 (0.86%) Credit Risk
9 37 (0.83%) Fintech
10 36 (0.81%) Algorithms
11 33 (0.74%) Social Media
12 26 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 25 (0.56%) Data Centre
13 25 (0.56%) Taxonomies
14 24 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.52%) Market Risk
16 21 (0.47%) FMCG
16 21 (0.47%) Mobile App
16 21 (0.47%) PMI
16 21 (0.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 181 (4.08%) Linux
2 134 (3.02%) Windows
3 115 (2.59%) Unix
4 48 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 31 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.59%) Android
8 16 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 13 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.27%) Solaris
10 12 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.23%) AIX
12 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.16%) VMS
14 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.068%) Debian
16 3 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.045%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1258 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 891 (20.10%) ETL
3 813 (18.34%) Analytics
4 765 (17.26%) Programme Management
5 752 (16.97%) Digital Marketing
6 642 (14.49%) Data Modelling
7 433 (9.77%) Scrum
8 385 (8.69%) Visualisation
9 379 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 348 (7.85%) Migration
11 337 (7.60%) Project Management
12 310 (6.99%) Data Management
13 293 (6.61%) CRM
14 287 (6.48%) Data Analysis
15 243 (5.48%) TDD
16 238 (5.37%) DevOps
17 220 (4.96%) Kimball Methodology
18 217 (4.90%) Business Analysis
19 207 (4.67%) Data Visualisation
20 198 (4.47%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1725 (38.92%) SQL
2 428 (9.66%) T-SQL
3 353 (7.96%) Java
4 289 (6.52%) Python
5 274 (6.18%) C#
6 233 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 172 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 128 (2.89%) R
9 102 (2.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 98 (2.21%) XPath
11 95 (2.14%) VBA
12 90 (2.03%) Shell Script
13 82 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 55 (1.24%) Scala
15 44 (0.99%) PHP
16 37 (0.83%) VB
17 31 (0.70%) C++
18 30 (0.68%) Ruby
19 27 (0.61%) VB.NET
20 23 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 409 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 286 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 253 (5.71%) Degree
4 62 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 60 (1.35%) ISEB
6 53 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 44 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 38 (0.86%) PMP
10 32 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
12 21 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 20 (0.45%) MCSE
14 19 (0.43%) Master's Degree
15 16 (0.36%) MCITP
16 14 (0.32%) CISM
17 11 (0.25%) ACCA
17 11 (0.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (5.73%) Data Quality
2 148 (3.34%) QA
3 64 (1.44%) GDPR
4 53 (1.20%) PMO
5 34 (0.77%) SLA
6 17 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.34%) GCP
8 14 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (0.25%) HL7
10 11 (0.25%) JSP 440
10 11 (0.25%) MiFID
11 9 (0.20%) IFRS
12 7 (0.16%) GxP
12 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.16%) RMADS
13 4 (0.090%) GAAP
13 4 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.068%) GAMP
14 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (2.64%) Docker
2 73 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 44 (0.99%) HDFS
4 28 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.18%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.11%) Firmware
9 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.090%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.090%) vSphere
11 3 (0.068%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.045%) LXC
12 2 (0.045%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.045%) XenApp
13 1 (0.023%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 108 (2.44%) Puppet
2 103 (2.32%) Ansible
3 58 (1.31%) Kubernetes
4 57 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (1.22%) Terraform
6 36 (0.81%) Oozie
7 29 (0.65%) logstash
8 28 (0.63%) Kibana
9 24 (0.54%) Ambari
10 17 (0.38%) Data Guard
11 15 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (0.29%) Grafana
12 13 (0.29%) WSUS
13 12 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
14 11 (0.25%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.23%) HAProxy
16 9 (0.20%) AirWatch
16 9 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 8 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 1021 (23.04%) SAP
2 900 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 644 (14.53%) Oracle
4 517 (11.67%) Tableau
5 175 (3.95%) Cognos
6 118 (2.66%) IBM
7 100 (2.26%) Informatica
8 86 (1.94%) Google
9 79 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 75 (1.69%) WSO2
11 74 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
12 65 (1.47%) Teradata
13 46 (1.04%) VMware
14 43 (0.97%) Talend
15 37 (0.83%) Splunk
16 34 (0.77%) HP
17 32 (0.72%) Alteryx
18 31 (0.70%) Cloudera
19 30 (0.68%) Hyperion
20 23 (0.52%) Adobe