Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 42 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,235 4,331 4,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.49% 4.90% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 5.76% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,976 2,986 3,277
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £281
90th Percentile £613 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 52
England median hourly rate £27.00 £23.58 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -40.11% +60.71%
10th Percentile £13.69 £15.50 £15.55
90th Percentile £48.55 £48.13 £68.56
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £23.58 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.50% -41.05% +63.27%

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 80,892 75,217 85,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.14% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,797 49,549 57,201
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,242 1,939 2,035
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 2,037 £475 - 468
South East -6 700 £450 +5.88% 190
North of England -11 476 £400 - 224
Midlands -8 352 £400 - 136
South West -6 343 £425 +3.66% 112
East of England +11 304 £513 +7.89% 74
North West -7 238 £375 -6.25% 102
West Midlands -19 198 £413 +3.13% 73
Yorkshire -17 194 £425 +6.25% 99
East Midlands +20 151 £400 - 62
North East +8 45 £445 -17.21% 23
South Coast - 2 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1,731 (40.87%) SQL
2 1,320 (31.17%) Finance
3 1,269 (29.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1,140 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1,102 (26.02%) SQL Server
6 1,079 (25.48%) Power BI
7 954 (22.53%) Analytics
8 951 (22.46%) Microsoft
9 836 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 806 (19.03%) ETL
11 751 (17.73%) SAP
12 725 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 607 (14.33%) Oracle
14 603 (14.24%) Data Modelling
15 584 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 550 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 535 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
18 517 (12.21%) Tableau
19 513 (12.11%) Visualisation
20 502 (11.85%) Marketing
21 450 (10.63%) Telecoms
22 446 (10.53%) Manufacturing
23 427 (10.08%) Big Data
24 400 (9.45%) T-SQL
25 393 (9.28%) Programme Management
26 392 (9.26%) Scrum
27 391 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
28 386 (9.11%) Digital Marketing
29 377 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
30 374 (8.83%) Amazon AWS

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
1 211 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 169 (3.99%) Apache Spark
3 131 (3.09%) SAS
4 62 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 57 (1.35%) Apache
5 57 (1.35%) Confluence
6 52 (1.23%) Mule
7 47 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 40 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 35 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (0.64%) CMS
11 26 (0.61%) IIS
12 24 (0.57%) Apache Solr
12 24 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 23 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
14 19 (0.45%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 352 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.47%) SPSS
8 10 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.094%) Stata
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.047%) HipChat
10 2 (0.047%) InVision
11 1 (0.024%) Blender
11 1 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 32 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 27 (0.64%) SAP FI
6 26 (0.61%) SAP CO
6 26 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
7 25 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 25 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
8 20 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 19 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
10 17 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
10 17 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (0.40%) SAP BPC
11 16 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (0.31%) SAP SD
13 11 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
14 10 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 584 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 374 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
4 88 (2.08%) Office 365
5 85 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 60 (1.42%) SaaS
7 54 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
8 52 (1.23%) PaaS
9 43 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
12 34 (0.80%) Google Analytics
13 30 (0.71%) IaaS
14 27 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
15 25 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
16 24 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
17 22 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 19 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
19 18 (0.43%) Serverless
20 17 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (0.90%) Internet
2 33 (0.78%) Firewall
3 25 (0.59%) DNS
3 25 (0.59%) SMS
4 21 (0.50%) HTTP
5 20 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.47%) VPN
6 19 (0.45%) Skype
7 15 (0.35%) FTP
8 14 (0.33%) Intranet
9 13 (0.31%) SSL
10 11 (0.26%) SAN
11 10 (0.24%) Network Security
12 8 (0.19%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.19%) LAN
12 8 (0.19%) WAN
13 7 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.14%) 3G
15 5 (0.12%) 4G
15 5 (0.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,269 (29.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1,102 (26.02%) SQL Server
3 1,079 (25.48%) Power BI
4 836 (19.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 725 (17.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 550 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 427 (10.08%) Big Data
8 288 (6.80%) Hadoop
9 275 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
10 230 (5.43%) Relational Database
11 229 (5.41%) Data Lake
12 174 (4.11%) QlikView
13 129 (3.05%) NoSQL
14 128 (3.02%) Oracle Database
15 124 (2.93%) SAP BW
16 117 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
17 112 (2.64%) OLAP
18 108 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
18 108 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
19 107 (2.53%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 160 (3.78%) JIRA
2 125 (2.95%) Git (software)
3 100 (2.36%) Visual Studio
4 95 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 80 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 59 (1.39%) Maven
7 42 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
8 40 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 29 (0.68%) ERwin
10 28 (0.66%) TeamCity
11 27 (0.64%) Subversion
12 25 (0.59%) Selenium
13 24 (0.57%) GitLab
14 20 (0.47%) Bitbucket
15 18 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
16 16 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
16 16 (0.38%) Toad
17 15 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
18 13 (0.31%) JUnit
General
1 1,320 (31.17%) Finance
2 502 (11.85%) Marketing
3 450 (10.63%) Telecoms
4 446 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 373 (8.81%) Electronics
6 304 (7.18%) Retail
7 215 (5.08%) Banking
8 171 (4.04%) Legal
9 56 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 55 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 49 (1.16%) Front Office
12 40 (0.94%) Billing
13 39 (0.92%) Publishing
14 37 (0.87%) Games
15 30 (0.71%) Law
16 29 (0.68%) Automotive
17 24 (0.57%) Advertising
18 22 (0.52%) General Ledger
19 20 (0.47%) Back Office
19 20 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,476 (34.85%) Developer
2 842 (19.88%) Analyst
3 663 (15.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 394 (9.30%) Architect
5 337 (7.96%) Consultant
6 323 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 304 (7.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 273 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 222 (5.24%) Data Analyst
10 200 (4.72%) Project Manager
11 172 (4.06%) Power BI Developer
12 159 (3.75%) Data Architect
13 140 (3.31%) Senior Developer
14 135 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 132 (3.12%) SQL BI Developer
16 122 (2.88%) SSIS Developer
17 117 (2.76%) Data Engineer
18 114 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
19 113 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
20 110 (2.60%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (7.15%) .NET
2 226 (5.34%) Web Services
3 200 (4.72%) XML
4 168 (3.97%) HTML
5 148 (3.49%) CSS
6 143 (3.38%) JSON
7 134 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 127 (3.00%) SOAP
9 121 (2.86%) RESTful
10 104 (2.46%) Kafka
11 95 (2.24%) jQuery
12 91 (2.15%) AngularJS
13 85 (2.01%) MDX
14 80 (1.89%) REST
15 76 (1.79%) Middleware
16 62 (1.46%) Apache Camel
17 58 (1.37%) XSLT
18 56 (1.32%) HTML5
19 50 (1.18%) .NET Framework
19 50 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 535 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
3 190 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 159 (3.75%) NHS
5 101 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 100 (2.36%) User Experience
7 97 (2.29%) Data Structures
8 84 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 42 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 39 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 37 (0.87%) Fintech
12 36 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 32 (0.76%) Private Cloud
13 32 (0.76%) Replication
14 28 (0.66%) Data Centre
15 27 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 27 (0.64%) PMI
16 24 (0.57%) Reinsurance
17 23 (0.54%) Credit Risk
18 22 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 175 (4.13%) Windows
2 157 (3.71%) Linux
3 136 (3.21%) Unix
4 62 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.43%) Android
6 18 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.33%) VMS
8 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.24%) Solaris
11 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.14%) AIX
15 5 (0.12%) SUSE
16 4 (0.094%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,140 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 954 (22.53%) Analytics
3 806 (19.03%) ETL
4 603 (14.24%) Data Modelling
5 513 (12.11%) Visualisation
6 393 (9.28%) Programme Management
7 392 (9.26%) Scrum
8 391 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 386 (9.11%) Digital Marketing
10 377 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
11 304 (7.18%) Migration
12 292 (6.89%) Data Analysis
13 267 (6.30%) Project Management
14 242 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
15 225 (5.31%) DevOps
16 213 (5.03%) Business Analysis
17 212 (5.01%) Data Management
18 210 (4.96%) Data Analytics
19 203 (4.79%) Data Science
20 196 (4.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,731 (40.87%) SQL
2 400 (9.45%) T-SQL
3 369 (8.71%) Python
4 358 (8.45%) Java
5 340 (8.03%) C#
6 246 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 180 (4.25%) PL/SQL
8 152 (3.59%) R
9 121 (2.86%) VBA
10 105 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 102 (2.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 93 (2.20%) Scala
13 58 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 45 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 44 (1.04%) C
16 42 (0.99%) XPath
17 37 (0.87%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.85%) VB
19 34 (0.80%) C++
20 32 (0.76%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 276 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 220 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 203 (4.79%) Degree
4 42 (0.99%) ISEB
5 41 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 37 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 29 (0.68%) PMP
9 19 (0.45%) MCSE
10 17 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 16 (0.38%) CBAP
12 15 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (0.35%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
13 14 (0.33%) SAP Certification
14 12 (0.28%) PhD
15 10 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.21%) DBS Check
17 8 (0.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (6.09%) Data Quality
2 143 (3.38%) PMO
3 110 (2.60%) GDPR
4 104 (2.46%) QA
5 42 (0.99%) GCP
6 20 (0.47%) SLA
7 19 (0.45%) HL7
8 17 (0.40%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.24%) EMIR
12 10 (0.24%) MiFID
13 9 (0.21%) GxP
14 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 5 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
16 5 (0.12%) JSP 440
17 3 (0.071%) ISO 13485
17 3 (0.071%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 90 (2.13%) Docker
2 71 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.02%) Apache Flume
4 42 (0.99%) HDFS
5 24 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.17%) vSphere
10 6 (0.14%) XenApp
10 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.071%) etcd
11 3 (0.071%) flannel
11 3 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.047%) Postfix
12 2 (0.047%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.047%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.047%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (1.63%) Ansible
2 60 (1.42%) Puppet
3 58 (1.37%) Terraform
4 44 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 37 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (0.78%) Oozie
7 28 (0.66%) SCCM
8 24 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
9 18 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
10 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (0.38%) SCOM
11 15 (0.35%) HP ALM
12 11 (0.26%) WSUS
13 10 (0.24%) Kibana
13 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.17%) Control-M
15 7 (0.17%) SCVMM
16 6 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 951 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 751 (17.73%) SAP
3 607 (14.33%) Oracle
4 517 (12.21%) Tableau
5 139 (3.28%) Cognos
6 129 (3.05%) Informatica
7 113 (2.67%) Google
8 101 (2.38%) IBM
9 82 (1.94%) Talend
10 76 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
11 73 (1.72%) Teradata
12 71 (1.68%) Cloudera
13 59 (1.39%) Alteryx
14 52 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
15 49 (1.16%) WSO2
16 34 (0.80%) Adobe
17 31 (0.73%) VMware
18 30 (0.71%) Atlassian
18 30 (0.71%) HP
19 26 (0.61%) Netezza