Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 44 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,264 4,269 4,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.58% 4.70% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.31% 5.48% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 2,963 3,110
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £606 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £421
% change year-on-year - +6.82% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 53 65
England median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £29.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +10.44% +27.15%
10th Percentile £13.68 £15.85 £15.62
90th Percentile £50.00 £58.75 £59.31
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year -21.21% +10.44% +27.15%

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 80,314 77,837 84,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.78% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,581 51,761 56,694
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,200 1,897 2,152
England median hourly rate £20.90 £23.14 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.70% +1.31% +3.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -14.58% +5.10% +3.80%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -4 2,000 £475 - 510
South East -4 666 £450 +2.56% 205
North of England -7 509 £400 -5.88% 253
South West -6 423 £425 +1.19% 110
East of England +15 344 £525 +2.44% 73
Midlands -10 308 £409 +2.19% 156
North West -13 240 £375 -11.76% 133
Yorkshire -1 226 £425 - 81
West Midlands -16 191 £425 +6.25% 93
East Midlands +11 114 £400 - 63
North East -8 42 £400 -29.52% 39
South Coast - 3 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,740 (40.81%) SQL
2 1,333 (31.26%) Finance
3 1,276 (29.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1,180 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1,150 (26.97%) SQL Server
6 1,095 (25.68%) Power BI
7 961 (22.54%) Microsoft
8 907 (21.27%) Analytics
9 889 (20.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 788 (18.48%) ETL
11 744 (17.45%) SAP
12 731 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 646 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 627 (14.70%) Data Modelling
15 571 (13.39%) Visualisation
16 570 (13.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 556 (13.04%) Oracle
18 550 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
19 539 (12.64%) Marketing
20 522 (12.24%) Tableau
21 504 (11.82%) Telecoms
22 496 (11.63%) Manufacturing
23 445 (10.44%) Programme Management
24 443 (10.39%) T-SQL
24 443 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
25 424 (9.94%) Electronics
26 411 (9.64%) Big Data
27 398 (9.33%) Scrum
28 379 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
29 359 (8.42%) Problem-Solving

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
1 189 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 174 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 120 (2.81%) SAS
4 65 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 59 (1.38%) Confluence
6 54 (1.27%) Mule
7 51 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 44 (1.03%) Apache
9 34 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 33 (0.77%) IIS
11 32 (0.75%) CMS
12 29 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 28 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
14 17 (0.40%) Apache Pig
14 17 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
17 13 (0.30%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 349 (8.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.42%) SPSS
8 7 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.070%) Stata
10 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.023%) Blender
11 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 61 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 36 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 25 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 21 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
7 18 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 14 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (0.33%) PolarLake
9 13 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
10 12 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.28%) HFM
10 12 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.26%) SAP BPC
11 11 (0.26%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.23%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 646 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 379 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
4 92 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 83 (1.95%) Office 365
6 66 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
7 55 (1.29%) PaaS
8 49 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 49 (1.15%) SaaS
9 40 (0.94%) IaaS
10 36 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
11 35 (0.82%) Google Analytics
12 33 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
13 25 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
14 21 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
15 20 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.42%) GitHub
17 17 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 42 (0.98%) Firewall
2 29 (0.68%) Internet
2 29 (0.68%) VPN
3 24 (0.56%) SSL
4 23 (0.54%) HTTP
5 22 (0.52%) Skype
5 22 (0.52%) SMS
6 21 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 12 (0.28%) Intranet
8 11 (0.26%) FTP
8 11 (0.26%) SAN
9 10 (0.23%) DNS
9 10 (0.23%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.21%) Network Security
10 9 (0.21%) WAN
11 8 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.16%) 3G
12 7 (0.16%) 4G
12 7 (0.16%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,276 (29.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1,150 (26.97%) SQL Server
3 1,095 (25.68%) Power BI
4 889 (20.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 731 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 570 (13.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 411 (9.64%) Big Data
8 296 (6.94%) Hadoop
9 273 (6.40%) BusinessObjects
10 242 (5.68%) Data Lake
11 239 (5.61%) Relational Database
12 178 (4.17%) QlikView
13 145 (3.40%) NoSQL
14 126 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
15 118 (2.77%) OLAP
16 116 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 113 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
18 112 (2.63%) Apache Hive
19 107 (2.51%) MySQL
20 103 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 164 (3.85%) JIRA
2 150 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 109 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 95 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 75 (1.76%) Jenkins
6 62 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 55 (1.29%) Maven
8 32 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 29 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 28 (0.66%) ERwin
11 27 (0.63%) Selenium
11 27 (0.63%) Toad
12 26 (0.61%) Subversion
13 23 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (0.49%) SoapUI
15 18 (0.42%) JMeter
16 17 (0.40%) GitLab
17 16 (0.38%) CA Gen
17 16 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
18 15 (0.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,333 (31.26%) Finance
2 539 (12.64%) Marketing
3 504 (11.82%) Telecoms
4 496 (11.63%) Manufacturing
5 424 (9.94%) Electronics
6 295 (6.92%) Retail
7 206 (4.83%) Banking
8 164 (3.85%) Legal
9 72 (1.69%) Front Office
10 64 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 61 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 46 (1.08%) Publishing
13 41 (0.96%) Law
14 36 (0.84%) Games
15 32 (0.75%) Advertising
15 32 (0.75%) Automotive
16 22 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 19 (0.45%) Billing
19 17 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,544 (36.21%) Developer
2 830 (19.47%) Analyst
3 671 (15.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 385 (9.03%) Architect
5 321 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 304 (7.13%) Consultant
7 303 (7.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 291 (6.82%) SQL Developer
9 228 (5.35%) Data Analyst
10 197 (4.62%) Project Manager
11 171 (4.01%) Power BI Developer
12 160 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 157 (3.68%) Data Architect
14 147 (3.45%) SQL BI Developer
15 128 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 128 (3.00%) Data Engineer
15 128 (3.00%) SSIS Developer
16 120 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
17 113 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 106 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (7.72%) .NET
2 241 (5.65%) Web Services
3 174 (4.08%) XML
4 162 (3.80%) HTML
5 135 (3.17%) CSS
6 130 (3.05%) JSON
6 130 (3.05%) RESTful
7 124 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 121 (2.84%) SOAP
9 105 (2.46%) Kafka
10 98 (2.30%) Middleware
11 95 (2.23%) AngularJS
12 84 (1.97%) MDX
13 82 (1.92%) jQuery
14 75 (1.76%) REST
15 70 (1.64%) Apache Camel
16 55 (1.29%) HTML5
17 51 (1.20%) .NET Framework
18 50 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (1.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 550 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
3 166 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 158 (3.71%) NHS
5 98 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 95 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 93 (2.18%) User Experience
8 51 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
9 48 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 40 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 39 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 38 (0.89%) Data Centre
13 37 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 33 (0.77%) Fixed Income
15 29 (0.68%) Replication
16 27 (0.63%) Fintech
16 27 (0.63%) PMI
17 26 (0.61%) Reinsurance
18 22 (0.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 173 (4.06%) Windows
2 161 (3.78%) Linux
3 122 (2.86%) Unix
4 68 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 27 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 19 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.40%) Android
10 16 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.33%) VMS
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.23%) AIX
13 10 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.16%) CentOS
14 7 (0.16%) VME
15 6 (0.14%) Solaris
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.070%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,180 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 907 (21.27%) Analytics
3 788 (18.48%) ETL
4 627 (14.70%) Data Modelling
5 571 (13.39%) Visualisation
6 445 (10.44%) Programme Management
7 443 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
8 398 (9.33%) Scrum
9 359 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
10 355 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 322 (7.55%) Migration
12 299 (7.01%) Data Analysis
13 276 (6.47%) Data Visualisation
14 261 (6.12%) Project Management
15 225 (5.28%) Data Science
16 218 (5.11%) DevOps
17 201 (4.71%) Data Analytics
18 200 (4.69%) Business Analysis
19 195 (4.57%) CRM
20 190 (4.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,740 (40.81%) SQL
2 443 (10.39%) T-SQL
3 354 (8.30%) Python
4 352 (8.26%) Java
5 347 (8.14%) C#
6 233 (5.46%) JavaScript
7 167 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 135 (3.17%) R
9 129 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 110 (2.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 107 (2.51%) VBA
12 83 (1.95%) Scala
13 65 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 56 (1.31%) Java 8
15 44 (1.03%) C
16 39 (0.91%) C++
16 39 (0.91%) Perl
17 35 (0.82%) XPath
18 34 (0.80%) VB
19 33 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 284 (6.66%) Security Cleared
2 232 (5.44%) SC Cleared
3 204 (4.78%) Degree
4 44 (1.03%) ISEB
5 40 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 34 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (0.49%) PMP
9 20 (0.47%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.38%) CBAP
10 16 (0.38%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.28%) MCSE
12 12 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
13 11 (0.26%) MBA
14 10 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.21%) CISSP
15 9 (0.21%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.21%) PhD
15 9 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (5.42%) Data Quality
2 128 (3.00%) PMO
3 122 (2.86%) QA
4 93 (2.18%) GDPR
5 27 (0.63%) HL7
6 19 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.40%) SLA
9 12 (0.28%) EMIR
9 12 (0.28%) MiFID
9 12 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
10 10 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.14%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.094%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.094%) WCAG
15 3 (0.070%) GxP
15 3 (0.070%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 95 (2.23%) Docker
2 71 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 51 (1.20%) HDFS
4 35 (0.82%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.19%) vSphere
10 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.12%) XenApp
12 4 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.070%) etcd
13 3 (0.070%) flannel
14 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.047%) Postfix
14 2 (0.047%) XenServer
15 1 (0.023%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 82 (1.92%) Ansible
2 70 (1.64%) Terraform
3 40 (0.94%) Puppet
4 39 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 31 (0.73%) Oozie
6 27 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 25 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
9 21 (0.49%) SCCM
10 14 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
11 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
12 11 (0.26%) HP ALM
12 11 (0.26%) Kibana
12 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.26%) SCOM
13 9 (0.21%) WSUS
14 7 (0.16%) Ambari
14 7 (0.16%) Control-M
14 7 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 961 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 744 (17.45%) SAP
3 556 (13.04%) Oracle
4 522 (12.24%) Tableau
5 124 (2.91%) Google
6 120 (2.81%) Informatica
7 108 (2.53%) Cognos
8 81 (1.90%) IBM
9 73 (1.71%) Teradata
10 68 (1.59%) Cloudera
11 63 (1.48%) Talend
12 56 (1.31%) Alteryx
13 54 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
14 53 (1.24%) WSO2
15 44 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
16 35 (0.82%) Adobe
17 29 (0.68%) VMware
18 28 (0.66%) Hyperion
19 27 (0.63%) Atlassian
19 27 (0.63%) Hortonworks