Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cognos Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 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.

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence (Cognos BI)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 770 838 782
Rank change year-on-year +68 -56 +32
Contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence 21 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.018% 0.051%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.37% 0.28% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 33
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £388 £381 £325
90th Percentile £605 £500 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Cognos Business Intelligence is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5,737 6,112 7,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.96% 6.50% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,509 3,583 4,328
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £672 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 96
England median hourly rate £32.50 £23.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.30% -15.32% -14.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £57.75 £57.75
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £22.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +41.11% -26.23% -9.63%

Cognos Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cognos Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in England

Cognos Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos Business Intelligence in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos Business Intelligence in England

Cognos 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 Cognos Business Intelligence in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos Business Intelligence in England

Cognos 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 Cognos Business Intelligence within the England region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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 +52 5 £550 +12.24% 1
Midlands +35 5 £440 - 3
East Midlands - 5 £440 -
South East +22 4 £600 +54.84%
North of England +19 4 £525 +10.53%
East of England +30 3 £475 -2.56%
Yorkshire +14 2 £550 +15.79%
North West +12 1 £325 -
North East - 1 - -
Cognos Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos 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 Cognos Business Intelligence.

1 21 (100.00%) Cognos
1 21 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Analytics
4 8 (38.10%) Cognos Report Studio
5 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Tableau
7 5 (23.81%) IBM
8 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 2 (9.52%) Life Science
10 2 (9.52%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (9.52%) Spotfire
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (9.52%) QlikView
10 2 (9.52%) SDLC
10 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
10 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
10 2 (9.52%) REST

Cognos 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 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Cognos Report Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) Spotfire
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (4.76%) DataStage
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleTools
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Cognos Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Cognos Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Cognos Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Cognos Programmer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (19.05%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos BI Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SAP BI Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) EDI
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (9.52%) Life Science
1 2 (9.52%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (42.86%) Analytics
3 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 1 (4.76%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (4.76%) Data Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Data Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cognos
2 6 (28.57%) Tableau
3 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) CODA
5 1 (4.76%) Netezza
5 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) SAP