Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 45 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,335 4,386 4,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 4.63% 4.67% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 5.44% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,179 3,097 3,218
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £285
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 65
England median hourly rate £32.48 £35.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +25.79% +12.03%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.25 £12.80
90th Percentile £71.57 £63.75 £59.31
UK median hourly rate £33.74 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +22.81% +12.03%

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 80,882 80,687 83,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.93% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,167 54,188 55,835
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £648 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,057 1,917 2,252
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -7 2,028 £480 +1.05% 545
South East -6 645 £430 -3.37% 182
North of England -13 505 £400 - 270
South West -1 461 £425 +1.19% 123
East of England +19 376 £525 +5.00% 103
Midlands -12 304 £400 - 185
Yorkshire 0 236 £415 +3.75% 102
North West -21 223 £389 -8.53% 129
West Midlands -11 204 £413 +3.13% 128
East Midlands +1 97 £400 - 57
North East 0 47 £419 -26.05% 39
South Coast - 2 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1,841 (42.47%) SQL
2 1,369 (31.58%) Finance
3 1,228 (28.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1,203 (27.75%) Power BI
5 1,178 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1,111 (25.63%) SQL Server
7 955 (22.03%) Microsoft
8 925 (21.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 849 (19.58%) Analytics
10 818 (18.87%) SAP
11 802 (18.50%) ETL
12 745 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 702 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 669 (15.43%) Data Modelling
15 637 (14.69%) Marketing
16 586 (13.52%) Telecoms
17 581 (13.40%) Oracle
18 575 (13.26%) Manufacturing
19 570 (13.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 557 (12.85%) Visualisation
21 539 (12.43%) Programme Management
22 532 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
23 531 (12.25%) Digital Marketing
24 514 (11.86%) Electronics
25 504 (11.63%) Tableau
26 464 (10.70%) T-SQL
27 419 (9.67%) Scrum
28 414 (9.55%) Java
29 372 (8.58%) Migration
30 353 (8.14%) 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
1 205 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 177 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 113 (2.61%) SAS
4 79 (1.82%) Confluence
5 61 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 52 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 51 (1.18%) Mule
8 44 (1.01%) Apache
9 37 (0.85%) WebLogic
10 32 (0.74%) IIS
11 28 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
12 26 (0.60%) CMS
13 24 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 24 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
14 18 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.30%) MS Exchange
15 13 (0.30%) nginx
16 12 (0.28%) Drupal
16 12 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 351 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 43 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.46%) SPSS
8 3 (0.069%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.046%) Stata
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 109 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 29 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 27 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 23 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 17 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
8 16 (0.37%) SAP BPC
9 15 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
10 14 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.25%) Infor M3
11 11 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 11 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 11 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (0.23%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 702 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 353 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 143 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
4 103 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 94 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 88 (2.03%) Office 365
7 76 (1.75%) PaaS
8 67 (1.55%) IaaS
9 56 (1.29%) SaaS
10 44 (1.01%) Amazon S3
11 40 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
12 35 (0.81%) Azure Machine Learning
13 34 (0.78%) Data Lake Analytics
14 33 (0.76%) Google Analytics
15 31 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
16 26 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
16 26 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
16 26 (0.60%) GitHub
17 20 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 18 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.06%) Firewall
2 27 (0.62%) VPN
3 26 (0.60%) Kerberos
4 23 (0.53%) Skype
5 22 (0.51%) SSL
6 21 (0.48%) Intranet
7 19 (0.44%) HTTP
8 15 (0.35%) Internet
9 14 (0.32%) DHCP
10 13 (0.30%) DNS
11 11 (0.25%) MVNO
11 11 (0.25%) SMS
12 10 (0.23%) DMZ
12 10 (0.23%) WAN
13 9 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.18%) Network Security
14 8 (0.18%) VoIP
15 7 (0.16%) LAN
15 7 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,228 (28.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1,203 (27.75%) Power BI
3 1,111 (25.63%) SQL Server
4 925 (21.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 745 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 570 (13.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 352 (8.12%) Big Data
8 270 (6.23%) Hadoop
9 252 (5.81%) Relational Database
10 246 (5.67%) Data Lake
11 238 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
12 192 (4.43%) NoSQL
13 148 (3.41%) QlikView
14 132 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
15 110 (2.54%) Apache Hive
16 109 (2.51%) MySQL
17 105 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
18 102 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
19 99 (2.28%) OLAP
20 97 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 164 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 159 (3.67%) JIRA
3 112 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 101 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 89 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 81 (1.87%) Jenkins
7 62 (1.43%) Maven
8 45 (1.04%) Subversion
9 30 (0.69%) Selenium
10 29 (0.67%) Toad
11 26 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 25 (0.58%) JMeter
12 25 (0.58%) SoapUI
13 24 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 23 (0.53%) GitLab
15 22 (0.51%) ERwin
16 21 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (0.42%) Bitbucket
17 18 (0.42%) Cucumber
17 18 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 1,369 (31.58%) Finance
2 637 (14.69%) Marketing
3 586 (13.52%) Telecoms
4 575 (13.26%) Manufacturing
5 514 (11.86%) Electronics
6 270 (6.23%) Retail
7 208 (4.80%) Banking
8 173 (3.99%) Legal
9 87 (2.01%) Front Office
10 69 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 69 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 51 (1.18%) Publishing
12 41 (0.95%) Law
13 34 (0.78%) Advertising
14 29 (0.67%) General Ledger
15 26 (0.60%) Games
16 22 (0.51%) Automotive
17 21 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.42%) Back Office
19 16 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,581 (36.47%) Developer
2 871 (20.09%) Analyst
3 727 (16.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 369 (8.51%) Architect
5 320 (7.38%) Business Analyst
6 309 (7.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 301 (6.94%) Consultant
8 283 (6.53%) SQL Developer
9 238 (5.49%) Data Analyst
10 185 (4.27%) Project Manager
11 174 (4.01%) Power BI Developer
12 168 (3.88%) SQL BI Developer
13 166 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 145 (3.34%) SSIS Developer
15 140 (3.23%) Data Engineer
16 137 (3.16%) Data Architect
17 124 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
18 112 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 112 (2.58%) ETL Developer
19 109 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (6.71%) .NET
2 246 (5.67%) Web Services
3 184 (4.24%) XML
4 155 (3.58%) JSON
5 137 (3.16%) SOAP
6 135 (3.11%) HTML
6 135 (3.11%) RESTful
7 104 (2.40%) CSS
7 104 (2.40%) Middleware
8 92 (2.12%) REST
9 91 (2.10%) ASP.NET
10 89 (2.05%) Kafka
11 81 (1.87%) AngularJS
12 74 (1.71%) MDX
13 73 (1.68%) Apache Camel
14 66 (1.52%) jQuery
15 57 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
16 49 (1.13%) J2EE
17 47 (1.08%) XSLT
18 46 (1.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 532 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
3 169 (3.90%) NHS
4 157 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 115 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 96 (2.21%) Data Structures
7 92 (2.12%) User Experience
8 68 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 48 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 44 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 43 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 36 (0.83%) Fixed Income
14 35 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 33 (0.76%) PACS
16 32 (0.74%) e-Health
16 32 (0.74%) LIMS
17 25 (0.58%) FMCG
18 22 (0.51%) Private Cloud
18 22 (0.51%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 185 (4.27%) Windows
2 178 (4.11%) Linux
3 109 (2.51%) Unix
4 63 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 35 (0.81%) Windows 10
6 28 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 25 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.35%) AIX
10 15 (0.35%) Android
11 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.21%) CentOS
13 8 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.16%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.16%) VME
15 6 (0.14%) Solaris
16 3 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,178 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 849 (19.58%) Analytics
3 802 (18.50%) ETL
4 669 (15.43%) Data Modelling
5 557 (12.85%) Visualisation
6 539 (12.43%) Programme Management
7 531 (12.25%) Digital Marketing
8 419 (9.67%) Scrum
9 372 (8.58%) Migration
10 342 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 335 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 303 (6.99%) Data Analysis
13 260 (6.00%) Project Management
14 248 (5.72%) Data Visualisation
15 244 (5.63%) CRM
16 241 (5.56%) DevOps
17 220 (5.07%) Data Science
18 209 (4.82%) Dimensional Modelling
19 198 (4.57%) TDD
20 183 (4.22%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1,841 (42.47%) SQL
2 464 (10.70%) T-SQL
3 414 (9.55%) Java
4 337 (7.77%) Python
5 308 (7.10%) C#
6 200 (4.61%) JavaScript
7 176 (4.06%) PowerShell
8 148 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 126 (2.91%) R
10 111 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 87 (2.01%) VBA
12 76 (1.75%) Scala
13 73 (1.68%) Java 8
14 61 (1.41%) XPath
15 52 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 48 (1.11%) C
17 47 (1.08%) C++
18 43 (0.99%) VB
19 39 (0.90%) Perl
19 39 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 333 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 233 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 203 (4.68%) Degree
4 62 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 52 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (0.83%) ISEB
8 27 (0.62%) PMI Certification
9 18 (0.42%) PMP
10 15 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.32%) MCSE
12 13 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.25%) CBAP
15 10 (0.23%) BC Cleared
15 10 (0.23%) DBS Check
15 10 (0.23%) MBA
16 9 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
17 8 (0.18%) CISSP
17 8 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (4.68%) Data Quality
2 129 (2.98%) QA
3 121 (2.79%) PMO
4 78 (1.80%) GDPR
5 34 (0.78%) HL7
6 24 (0.55%) SLA
7 18 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.30%) JSP 440
10 12 (0.28%) EMIR
10 12 (0.28%) MiFID
11 11 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
11 11 (0.25%) RMADS
11 11 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.18%) Basel III
13 8 (0.18%) IFRS
14 6 (0.14%) IFRS 9
15 4 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 97 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 81 (1.87%) Docker
3 57 (1.31%) HDFS
4 27 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 20 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.21%) vSphere
10 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.16%) Ceph
11 7 (0.16%) etcd
11 7 (0.16%) flannel
11 7 (0.16%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.16%) SkyDNS
12 2 (0.046%) Postfix
13 1 (0.023%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.023%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.023%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 106 (2.45%) Ansible
2 75 (1.73%) Terraform
3 53 (1.22%) Puppet
4 37 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 29 (0.67%) Oozie
7 27 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.28%) Ambari
10 11 (0.25%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.23%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (0.21%) HP ALM
12 9 (0.21%) WSUS
13 8 (0.18%) Kibana
13 8 (0.18%) SCCM
14 7 (0.16%) Graphite
14 7 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 955 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 818 (18.87%) SAP
3 581 (13.40%) Oracle
4 504 (11.63%) Tableau
5 125 (2.88%) Google
6 108 (2.49%) Informatica
7 99 (2.28%) Cognos
8 68 (1.57%) IBM
9 63 (1.45%) Cloudera
10 61 (1.41%) Talend
11 60 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 59 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
13 56 (1.29%) Alteryx
14 52 (1.20%) Teradata
15 51 (1.18%) WSO2
16 37 (0.85%) Adobe
17 32 (0.74%) VMware
18 28 (0.65%) Hyperion
18 28 (0.65%) Jaspersoft
19 26 (0.60%) Hortonworks