Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 37 47
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 0
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 1,816 4,059 4,414
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.93% 5.44% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 6.30% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,385 2,966 3,300
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £299 £310 £313
90th Percentile £638 £631 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 41
Median hourly rate £22.00 £24.93 £24.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.74% +3.51% -31.20%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.69 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £66.15 £72.03
UK median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £24.54
% change year-on-year +4.55% +12.06% -29.89%

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 26,401 64,450 82,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.19% 86.39% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,899 42,572 55,529
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £671 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,014 2,013 2,136
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% +7.95% -3.72%

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 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 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 -2 849 £500 +1.01% 189
North of England +19 260 £400 -3.03% 131
South East +11 239 £463 +2.78% 83
North West +21 195 £425 +3.03% 80
Midlands +14 154 £400 -1.23% 87
South West +3 137 £525 +14.13% 45
West Midlands +5 96 £400 - 66
East of England -8 59 £419 -1.48% 30
East Midlands +27 58 £368 -13.53% 21
Yorkshire -10 49 £375 -6.25% 36
North East +34 17 £400 -11.11% 15
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 29 November 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.

1 760 (41.85%) SQL
2 702 (38.66%) Power Platform
3 686 (37.78%) Power BI
4 601 (33.09%) Finance
5 482 (26.54%) Azure
6 476 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
7 464 (25.55%) SAP
8 440 (24.23%) Microsoft
9 432 (23.79%) Public Sector
10 395 (21.75%) Data Modelling
11 391 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
12 379 (20.87%) Marketing
13 365 (20.10%) Manufacturing
14 359 (19.77%) Telecoms
15 357 (19.66%) Programme Management
16 349 (19.22%) Electronics
16 349 (19.22%) Digital Marketing
17 315 (17.35%) Analytics
18 299 (16.46%) SQL Server
19 273 (15.03%) Oracle
20 256 (14.10%) ETL
21 227 (12.50%) Security Cleared
22 216 (11.89%) Visualisation
23 213 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 213 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
24 207 (11.40%) Python
25 178 (9.80%) Migration
26 177 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 169 (9.31%) Tableau
28 167 (9.20%) DevOps

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
1 103 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.97%) Confluence
3 38 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 35 (1.93%) Apache Spark
4 35 (1.93%) SAS
5 28 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 24 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 19 (1.05%) Mule
7 19 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
8 18 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 17 (0.94%) Apache
10 13 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
10 13 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.50%) IIS
13 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.33%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.28%) SAP Portal
15 5 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 147 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.61%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) Stata
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.055%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.055%) Figma
9 1 (0.055%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 48 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 21 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
6 19 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.33%) Northgate Housing
10 6 (0.33%) SAP APO
11 5 (0.28%) HFM
11 5 (0.28%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.28%) Primavera
11 5 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
12 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 702 (38.66%) Power Platform
2 482 (26.54%) Azure
3 157 (8.65%) AWS
4 116 (6.39%) PowerApps
5 99 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 97 (5.34%) Dynamics 365
7 96 (5.29%) Office 365
8 57 (3.14%) Power Automate
9 51 (2.81%) Logic Apps
10 42 (2.31%) GCP
11 34 (1.87%) PaaS
12 33 (1.82%) SaaS
13 23 (1.27%) Amazon S3
14 19 (1.05%) Serverless
15 17 (0.94%) GitHub
15 17 (0.94%) IaaS
16 16 (0.88%) OneDrive
17 14 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
18 13 (0.72%) Amazon EKS
18 13 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.32%) Firewall
1 24 (1.32%) HTTP
2 13 (0.72%) DNS
3 10 (0.55%) WAN
4 9 (0.50%) Internet
5 8 (0.44%) DHCP
6 6 (0.33%) VoIP
6 6 (0.33%) VPN
6 6 (0.33%) VSAN
7 5 (0.28%) Skype
8 4 (0.22%) Intranet
8 4 (0.22%) SSL
9 3 (0.17%) LAN
9 3 (0.17%) SAN
9 3 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.17%) Wireless
10 2 (0.11%) FTP
10 2 (0.11%) Network Security
10 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.055%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (37.78%) Power BI
2 391 (21.53%) Data Warehouse
3 299 (16.46%) SQL Server
4 213 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 177 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 169 (9.31%) Tableau
7 135 (7.43%) Data Lake
8 126 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 112 (6.17%) Big Data
10 88 (4.85%) Azure SQL Database
11 76 (4.19%) Relational Database
12 70 (3.85%) QlikView
13 68 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
14 60 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
15 54 (2.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 45 (2.48%) Oracle Database
17 44 (2.42%) Qlik Sense
18 43 (2.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 42 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
20 41 (2.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (3.96%) JIRA
2 66 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.32%) Bitbucket
4 24 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 23 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (1.05%) CA Gen
7 18 (0.99%) Maven
8 16 (0.88%) GitLab
8 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 16 (0.88%) Toad
9 15 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (0.77%) Artifactory
11 13 (0.72%) ERwin
12 12 (0.66%) Selenium
13 11 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.50%) Subversion
15 8 (0.44%) ER Studio
15 8 (0.44%) JMeter
16 7 (0.39%) ScriptRunner
General
1 601 (33.09%) Finance
2 432 (23.79%) Public Sector
3 379 (20.87%) Marketing
4 365 (20.10%) Manufacturing
5 359 (19.77%) Telecoms
6 349 (19.22%) Electronics
7 44 (2.42%) Banking
7 44 (2.42%) Law
8 42 (2.31%) Retail
9 29 (1.60%) Legal
10 28 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.21%) Publishing
12 21 (1.16%) Local Government
13 18 (0.99%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.61%) Advertising
14 11 (0.61%) Front Office
15 10 (0.55%) German Language
15 10 (0.55%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 542 (29.85%) Developer
2 273 (15.03%) Analyst
3 245 (13.49%) Architect
4 204 (11.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 134 (7.38%) Consultant
6 123 (6.77%) Data Engineer
7 117 (6.44%) Data Architect
8 93 (5.12%) Business Analyst
9 92 (5.07%) Power BI Developer
10 86 (4.74%) Data Analyst
11 81 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 77 (4.24%) SQL Developer
13 61 (3.36%) Project Manager
14 55 (3.03%) Senior Developer
15 54 (2.97%) Java Developer
16 48 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
17 45 (2.48%) Azure Engineer
18 44 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 38 (2.09%) Azure Architect
20 36 (1.98%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (5.84%) .NET
1 106 (5.84%) XML
2 97 (5.34%) Web Services
3 87 (4.79%) JSON
4 58 (3.19%) RESTful
4 58 (3.19%) SOAP
5 55 (3.03%) HTML
6 52 (2.86%) Middleware
7 42 (2.31%) J2EE
8 36 (1.98%) CSS
9 34 (1.87%) XSLT
10 32 (1.76%) REST
11 30 (1.65%) Kafka
12 26 (1.43%) Node.js
13 23 (1.27%) Apache Camel
13 23 (1.27%) PySpark
14 22 (1.21%) .NET Framework
14 22 (1.21%) AngularJS
15 21 (1.16%) ASP.NET
16 16 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 213 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (7.05%) NHS
3 69 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 62 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 50 (2.75%) User Experience
6 28 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.05%) Public Cloud
8 18 (0.99%) FMCG
9 17 (0.94%) Reference Data
10 14 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 13 (0.72%) Robotics
11 13 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (0.55%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.44%) Social Media
14 7 (0.39%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
14 7 (0.39%) Freedom of Information Act
14 7 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (3.91%) Windows
2 68 (3.74%) Linux
3 50 (2.75%) Unix
4 29 (1.60%) Windows 10
5 16 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.77%) Solaris
7 13 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.50%) AIX
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.17%) Android
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.055%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (21.75%) Data Modelling
3 357 (19.66%) Programme Management
4 349 (19.22%) Digital Marketing
5 315 (17.35%) Analytics
6 256 (14.10%) ETL
7 216 (11.89%) Visualisation
8 178 (9.80%) Migration
9 167 (9.20%) DevOps
10 156 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 135 (7.43%) Data Analysis
12 127 (6.99%) Scrum
13 111 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
14 108 (5.95%) Data Architecture
15 100 (5.51%) Data Visualisation
16 98 (5.40%) Data Management
16 98 (5.40%) ERP
17 94 (5.18%) Data Science
18 93 (5.12%) Data Migration
19 89 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 760 (41.85%) SQL
2 207 (11.40%) Python
3 152 (8.37%) Java
4 104 (5.73%) T-SQL
5 98 (5.40%) PL/SQL
6 93 (5.12%) JavaScript
7 90 (4.96%) C#
8 69 (3.80%) R
9 59 (3.25%) PowerShell
10 41 (2.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 39 (2.15%) Perl
12 35 (1.93%) XPath
13 30 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 28 (1.54%) Scala
15 26 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.32%) C
17 21 (1.16%) VB
18 20 (1.10%) VBA
19 16 (0.88%) COBOL
20 12 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 227 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 160 (8.81%) SC Cleared
3 59 (3.25%) Degree
4 49 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
7 16 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (0.39%) ISEB
9 6 (0.33%) CISSP
9 6 (0.33%) MCSE
10 5 (0.28%) MCSA
11 4 (0.22%) APMP
11 4 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.90%) Data Quality
2 62 (3.41%) QA
3 21 (1.16%) PMO
4 20 (1.10%) SLA
5 12 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.61%) GDPR
7 9 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.44%) NCSC
9 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.33%) NIST
9 6 (0.33%) RMADS
10 4 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.17%) Dublin Core
11 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.11%) GxP
12 2 (0.11%) WCAG
13 1 (0.055%) COSO
13 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.055%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (2.64%) Docker
2 31 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.39%) GlusterFS
4 7 (0.39%) VMware NSX
5 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) vSphere
7 3 (0.17%) HDFS
7 3 (0.17%) XenApp
7 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.055%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.055%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 39 (2.15%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.09%) Terraform
3 35 (1.93%) Ansible
4 22 (1.21%) Prometheus
5 20 (1.10%) Grafana
6 18 (0.99%) SCCM
7 17 (0.94%) Kibana
8 15 (0.83%) logstash
9 14 (0.77%) Consul
10 13 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (0.72%) Istio
10 13 (0.72%) Rancher
11 12 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.61%) Fluentd
13 10 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.33%) vCenter Server
15 5 (0.28%) AirWatch
16 4 (0.22%) Control-M
16 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 464 (25.55%) SAP
2 440 (24.23%) Microsoft
3 273 (15.03%) Oracle
4 82 (4.52%) Databricks
5 56 (3.08%) Informatica
6 37 (2.04%) webMethods
7 35 (1.93%) BEA
8 33 (1.82%) Google
9 31 (1.71%) Talend
10 29 (1.60%) Pega
11 25 (1.38%) Sparx
12 23 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.27%) WSO2
13 21 (1.16%) VMware
14 19 (1.05%) IBM
15 17 (0.94%) Alteryx
15 17 (0.94%) Remedy
16 16 (0.88%) Atlassian
16 16 (0.88%) Cognos
16 16 (0.88%) Red Hat