Period
to 21 April 2021

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 21 April 2021 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
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 31 45
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,351 2,865 4,279
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.54% 5.63% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 6.59% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 2,004 3,106
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
25th Percentile £388 £379 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £575 £550 £544
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 43 53
10th Percentile £14.58 £17.83 £11.85
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year -40.00% +68.67% -25.89%
75th Percentile £43.75 £50.88 £30.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £68.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £33.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year -34.81% +62.65% -29.66%

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 36,988 43,468 76,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.22% 85.48% 87.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,504 29,260 52,301
10th Percentile £305 £290 £305
25th Percentile £400 £381 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,193 1,306 1,776
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.39 £11.72
25th Percentile £15.50 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.05 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +21.14% -6.44% +4.65%
75th Percentile £46.50 £45.00 £44.13
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.75 £50.96
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year +23.26% -5.29% +8.10%

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 21 April 2021.

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 21 April 2021.

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 21 April 2021. 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 -3 1,138 £500 +2.56% 284
South East -15 259 £475 - 90
North of England +14 248 £400 +2.89% 148
Midlands +7 225 £415 +0.61% 118
South West +13 188 £525 +2.44% 44
West Midlands +9 184 £413 -2.94% 95
North West +15 171 £400 +3.23% 83
East of England -13 80 £475 +11.76% 68
Yorkshire -1 57 £400 - 43
East Midlands -13 37 £418 +11.33% 23
North East +11 20 £425 +13.33% 22
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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 1,030 (43.81%) SQL
2 996 (42.36%) Power Platform
3 980 (41.68%) Power BI
4 798 (33.94%) Finance
5 639 (27.18%) Azure
6 599 (25.48%) Analytics
7 563 (23.95%) Data Modelling
8 554 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
9 546 (23.22%) SAP
10 538 (22.88%) Microsoft
11 537 (22.84%) Data Warehouse
11 537 (22.84%) Public Sector
12 441 (18.76%) Marketing
13 420 (17.86%) Manufacturing
14 415 (17.65%) Telecoms
15 408 (17.35%) ETL
16 407 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
17 403 (17.14%) Programme Management
18 402 (17.10%) SQL Server
19 396 (16.84%) Electronics
20 356 (15.14%) Oracle
21 344 (14.63%) Python
22 322 (13.70%) Visualisation
23 321 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
24 306 (13.02%) Security Cleared
25 304 (12.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 285 (12.12%) Tableau
27 278 (11.82%) AWS
28 255 (10.85%) DevOps
29 242 (10.29%) SC Cleared

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
1 121 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 62 (2.64%) Confluence
2 62 (2.64%) SAS
2 62 (2.64%) WebLogic
3 60 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 33 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 24 (1.02%) Apache
6 21 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
7 11 (0.47%) SAP Portal
8 9 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.38%) Mule
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (0.30%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
11 5 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.17%) CMS
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
12 4 (0.17%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 197 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.34%) SPSS
7 7 (0.30%) Chatbot
7 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 60 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (1.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 30 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
5 26 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 25 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
7 20 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
8 18 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
9 13 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
10 12 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.47%) HFM
11 11 (0.47%) SAP PSCD
12 7 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 5 (0.21%) NetSuite
14 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
15 4 (0.17%) iTrent
16 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 996 (42.36%) Power Platform
2 639 (27.18%) Azure
3 278 (11.82%) AWS
4 118 (5.02%) Azure Data Factory
5 102 (4.34%) PowerApps
6 86 (3.66%) Microsoft 365
7 77 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
8 67 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 64 (2.72%) GCP
10 60 (2.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 58 (2.47%) SaaS
12 45 (1.91%) Amazon S3
12 45 (1.91%) Power Automate
13 44 (1.87%) Azure Logic Apps
14 42 (1.79%) PaaS
15 40 (1.70%) IaaS
16 38 (1.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 32 (1.36%) Serverless
18 27 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
18 27 (1.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.98%) HTTP
2 19 (0.81%) Firewall
3 14 (0.60%) VPN
4 13 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (0.43%) Network Security
5 10 (0.43%) WAN
6 7 (0.30%) Intranet
6 7 (0.30%) RTMP
7 6 (0.26%) Skype
8 5 (0.21%) LAN
8 5 (0.21%) VoIP
9 4 (0.17%) DNS
9 4 (0.17%) Internet
10 3 (0.13%) DAB
10 3 (0.13%) SAN
10 3 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.13%) Wireless
11 2 (0.085%) MPLS
11 2 (0.085%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.085%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 980 (41.68%) Power BI
2 537 (22.84%) Data Warehouse
3 402 (17.10%) SQL Server
4 304 (12.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 285 (12.12%) Tableau
6 234 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 153 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 137 (5.83%) Big Data
9 132 (5.61%) Data Lake
10 104 (4.42%) Relational Database
11 80 (3.40%) Hadoop
12 75 (3.19%) Oracle Database
13 72 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
14 71 (3.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 68 (2.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 65 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
17 64 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
18 60 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
18 60 (2.55%) QlikView
19 57 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 108 (4.59%) JIRA
2 67 (2.85%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.25%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.83%) CA Gen
5 32 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 28 (1.19%) Bitbucket
7 26 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
8 25 (1.06%) GitLab
9 23 (0.98%) Artifactory
10 20 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (0.77%) ERwin
12 16 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.64%) Toad
14 13 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
15 12 (0.51%) Subversion
16 11 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (0.43%) ScriptRunner
18 8 (0.34%) ER Studio
General
1 798 (33.94%) Finance
2 537 (22.84%) Public Sector
3 441 (18.76%) Marketing
4 420 (17.86%) Manufacturing
5 415 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 396 (16.84%) Electronics
7 69 (2.93%) Banking
8 51 (2.17%) Retail
9 47 (2.00%) Law
10 38 (1.62%) Publishing
11 31 (1.32%) Legal
12 21 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.51%) Local Government
15 11 (0.47%) Games
16 10 (0.43%) Advertising
16 10 (0.43%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.34%) Automotive
18 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 590 (25.10%) Developer
2 455 (19.35%) Analyst
3 281 (11.95%) Architect
4 271 (11.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 218 (9.27%) Data Engineer
6 179 (7.61%) Consultant
7 174 (7.40%) Data Analyst
8 157 (6.68%) Data Architect
9 129 (5.49%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 128 (5.44%) Power BI Developer
11 119 (5.06%) Business Analyst
12 105 (4.47%) Project Manager
13 95 (4.04%) SQL Developer
14 61 (2.59%) Azure Engineer
14 61 (2.59%) Data Modeller
15 55 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
16 54 (2.30%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 53 (2.25%) Power BI Analyst
17 53 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
18 49 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (4.04%) .NET
2 83 (3.53%) XML
3 80 (3.40%) Kafka
4 78 (3.32%) JSON
5 57 (2.42%) J2EE
6 52 (2.21%) Web Services
7 47 (2.00%) HTML
8 45 (1.91%) ASP.NET
9 42 (1.79%) RESTful
10 40 (1.70%) React
11 36 (1.53%) SOAP
12 34 (1.45%) AngularJS
13 32 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
13 32 (1.36%) PySpark
14 29 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
15 28 (1.19%) CSS
16 27 (1.15%) ASP.NET Core
17 25 (1.06%) REST
18 22 (0.94%) Middleware
18 22 (0.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 321 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.13%) NHS
3 99 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 67 (2.85%) Data Structures
5 49 (2.08%) User Experience
6 45 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
8 25 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 20 (0.85%) Reference Data
10 18 (0.77%) Social Media
11 17 (0.72%) Cloud Native
12 15 (0.64%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
14 13 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.51%) Reinsurance
16 11 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.43%) Mobile App
18 9 (0.38%) Algorithms
18 9 (0.38%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 94 (4.00%) Linux
2 93 (3.96%) Unix
3 70 (2.98%) Windows
4 28 (1.19%) Windows 10
5 15 (0.64%) AIX
5 15 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.55%) Android
7 12 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
8 11 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.085%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.085%) Solaris
14 2 (0.085%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (25.48%) Analytics
2 563 (23.95%) Data Modelling
3 554 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
4 408 (17.35%) ETL
5 407 (17.31%) Digital Marketing
6 403 (17.14%) Programme Management
7 322 (13.70%) Visualisation
8 255 (10.85%) DevOps
9 225 (9.57%) Migration
10 204 (8.68%) Data Analysis
11 199 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 177 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
13 169 (7.19%) Scrum
14 166 (7.06%) Data Architecture
15 162 (6.89%) Data Management
16 151 (6.42%) Software Engineering
17 147 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
18 138 (5.87%) Requirements Gathering
19 128 (5.44%) Data Governance
20 125 (5.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,030 (43.81%) SQL
2 344 (14.63%) Python
3 183 (7.78%) Java
4 169 (7.19%) PL/SQL
5 139 (5.91%) T-SQL
6 104 (4.42%) JavaScript
7 103 (4.38%) C#
7 103 (4.38%) PowerShell
8 69 (2.93%) Perl
9 68 (2.89%) R
10 62 (2.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 58 (2.47%) Scala
12 57 (2.42%) C
13 49 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 47 (2.00%) Bash Shell
15 40 (1.70%) COBOL
16 37 (1.57%) TypeScript
16 37 (1.57%) VBA
17 17 (0.72%) Ruby
17 17 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 306 (13.02%) Security Cleared
2 242 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 114 (4.85%) Degree
4 54 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.43%) ISEB
9 9 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.38%) PMP
10 8 (0.34%) CISSP
10 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 6 (0.26%) Tableau Certification
13 5 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.21%) SAS Certification
14 4 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (6.42%) Data Quality
2 107 (4.55%) QA
3 32 (1.36%) GDPR
4 21 (0.89%) PMO
5 19 (0.81%) SLA
6 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.30%) NCSC
7 7 (0.30%) NIST
8 5 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.13%) Dublin Core
9 3 (0.13%) GRC
9 3 (0.13%) HL7
9 3 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.13%) IFRS
9 3 (0.13%) RMADS
10 2 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.085%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 65 (2.76%) Docker
3 15 (0.64%) HDFS
4 10 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.13%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.043%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.043%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.043%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.043%) XenApp
7 1 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (2.85%) Terraform
2 66 (2.81%) Kubernetes
3 51 (2.17%) Ansible
4 31 (1.32%) Prometheus
5 29 (1.23%) Grafana
6 28 (1.19%) Rancher
7 26 (1.11%) Kibana
8 25 (1.06%) Consul
8 25 (1.06%) Fluentd
8 25 (1.06%) Istio
8 25 (1.06%) logstash
9 21 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
10 19 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.77%) SCCM
12 15 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.55%) Puppet
14 12 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (0.21%) AirWatch
16 4 (0.17%) Data Guard
16 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 546 (23.22%) SAP
2 538 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 356 (15.14%) Oracle
4 98 (4.17%) Databricks
5 70 (2.98%) Google
6 64 (2.72%) webMethods
7 59 (2.51%) Informatica
8 54 (2.30%) BEA
9 48 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 45 (1.91%) Remedy
10 45 (1.91%) Sparx
11 44 (1.87%) Splunk
12 40 (1.70%) Pega
13 39 (1.66%) Talend
14 32 (1.36%) Alteryx
15 26 (1.11%) AppDynamics
16 24 (1.02%) Teradata
17 22 (0.94%) Cognos
18 20 (0.85%) Adobe
18 20 (0.85%) IBM