Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 March 2020 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)
England > London
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 52 53
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 1,380 2,088 2,075
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.37% 4.87% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 5.47% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,008 1,583 1,520
Median daily rate £495 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £671 £663 £625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26.25 £18.70 £17.60
90th Percentile £44.18 £41.85 £44.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.40 £33.50
% change year-on-year +71.55% -39.10% +3.08%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,526 38,157 41,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.69% 88.91% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,769 27,295 29,939
Median daily rate £520 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 419 561
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £14.08 £12.70 £14.00
90th Percentile £60.80 £53.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £23.50
% change year-on-year +3.78% +2.51% -6.00%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in London.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 30 March 2020. 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
Central London +23 325 £500 +5.26% 110
West London +22 74 £425 -5.56% 26
South London -4 47 £475 -5.00% 10
East London +8 15 £440 -12.00% 13
North London +13 6 £550 +120.00% 4
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 670 (48.55%) SQL
2 589 (42.68%) Power Platform
3 586 (42.46%) Power BI
4 444 (32.17%) Finance
5 421 (30.51%) Microsoft
6 409 (29.64%) Data Warehouse
7 356 (25.80%) Analytics
8 354 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
9 352 (25.51%) Azure
10 350 (25.36%) SQL Server
11 290 (21.01%) ETL
12 275 (19.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 257 (18.62%) Data Modelling
14 238 (17.25%) Tableau
15 230 (16.67%) Visualisation
16 207 (15.00%) Python
17 200 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 187 (13.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 175 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
20 173 (12.54%) SAP
21 161 (11.67%) Public Sector
22 155 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
23 154 (11.16%) Marketing
24 147 (10.65%) DevOps
25 134 (9.71%) T-SQL
26 132 (9.57%) Data Visualisation
27 130 (9.42%) Java
27 130 (9.42%) Oracle
28 129 (9.35%) CRM
29 123 (8.91%) Data Analysis

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 89 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 43 (3.12%) Confluence
4 35 (2.54%) SAS
5 25 (1.81%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
7 10 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.58%) CMS
9 7 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.43%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.43%) Apache
11 5 (0.36%) DataSynapse
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.29%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.22%) IIS
13 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Fuse
13 3 (0.22%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.14%) JBoss
14 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 155 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.22%) InDesign
6 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) Sketch
6 3 (0.22%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 95 (6.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 8 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.29%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 3 (0.22%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.14%) Maximo
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 589 (42.68%) Power Platform
2 352 (25.51%) Azure
3 105 (7.61%) AWS
4 102 (7.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 65 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
6 63 (4.57%) Office 365
7 55 (3.99%) GCP
8 37 (2.68%) PaaS
9 36 (2.61%) Serverless
10 33 (2.39%) PowerApps
11 29 (2.10%) Microsoft Flow
12 27 (1.96%) IaaS
13 22 (1.59%) Azure Functions
13 22 (1.59%) SaaS
14 21 (1.52%) Data Lake Analytics
15 19 (1.38%) Google Analytics
16 14 (1.01%) Amazon S3
16 14 (1.01%) GitHub
17 13 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.59%) Firewall
2 12 (0.87%) DNS
3 6 (0.43%) VPN
4 5 (0.36%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.36%) Skype
5 4 (0.29%) SSH
5 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.22%) HTTP
6 3 (0.22%) Intranet
6 3 (0.22%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.22%) WAN
7 2 (0.14%) Broadband
7 2 (0.14%) Internet
7 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.14%) LAN
7 2 (0.14%) Network Security
7 2 (0.14%) PSTN
7 2 (0.14%) SAN
8 1 (0.072%) PBX
8 1 (0.072%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (42.46%) Power BI
2 409 (29.64%) Data Warehouse
3 350 (25.36%) SQL Server
4 275 (19.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 200 (14.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 187 (13.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 104 (7.54%) Data Lake
8 96 (6.96%) Big Data
9 81 (5.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 80 (5.80%) QlikView
11 74 (5.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 74 (5.36%) Relational Database
12 63 (4.57%) Hadoop
13 57 (4.13%) NoSQL
14 56 (4.06%) BusinessObjects
15 49 (3.55%) OLAP
16 47 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 38 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (2.54%) MySQL
19 33 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 71 (5.14%) JIRA
3 46 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 34 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 32 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 27 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.52%) Maven
9 20 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.94%) JUnit
11 13 (0.94%) Subversion
12 11 (0.80%) Gradle
12 11 (0.80%) Mockito
12 11 (0.80%) Selenium
13 10 (0.72%) ERwin
14 9 (0.65%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.58%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.58%) GitLab
16 7 (0.51%) ER Studio
General
1 444 (32.17%) Finance
2 161 (11.67%) Public Sector
3 154 (11.16%) Marketing
4 103 (7.46%) Telecoms
5 97 (7.03%) Manufacturing
6 90 (6.52%) Electronics
7 65 (4.71%) Retail
8 54 (3.91%) Legal
9 47 (3.41%) Banking
10 23 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.59%) Law
12 20 (1.45%) Front Office
13 14 (1.01%) Local Government
13 14 (1.01%) Publishing
14 12 (0.87%) Back Office
15 8 (0.58%) Games
16 5 (0.36%) Billing
17 4 (0.29%) German Language
18 3 (0.22%) Fire and Rescue
18 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 469 (33.99%) Developer
2 248 (17.97%) Analyst
3 214 (15.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 162 (11.74%) Architect
5 113 (8.19%) Consultant
6 103 (7.46%) Data Analyst
7 102 (7.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 99 (7.17%) Data Engineer
9 97 (7.03%) Power BI Developer
10 96 (6.96%) SQL Developer
11 89 (6.45%) Data Architect
12 69 (5.00%) Business Analyst
13 51 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
14 49 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 42 (3.04%) Power BI Analyst
16 41 (2.97%) SQL Analyst
17 38 (2.75%) Azure Engineer
17 38 (2.75%) Project Manager
18 35 (2.54%) Azure Developer
19 32 (2.32%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (6.23%) HTML
2 80 (5.80%) .NET
3 45 (3.26%) Web Services
4 39 (2.83%) Kafka
5 37 (2.68%) CSS
6 36 (2.61%) XML
7 34 (2.46%) ASP.NET
8 30 (2.17%) REST
9 25 (1.81%) J2EE
9 25 (1.81%) MDX
10 22 (1.59%) AngularJS
10 22 (1.59%) JSON
11 20 (1.45%) React
12 16 (1.16%) PySpark
12 16 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (1.16%) Spring
13 13 (0.94%) SOAP
14 12 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
15 11 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (0.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 175 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (3.41%) User Experience
4 44 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.83%) Data Structures
6 38 (2.75%) NHS
7 25 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.45%) Hedge funds
9 15 (1.09%) FMCG
9 15 (1.09%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.09%) Replication
10 11 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
11 10 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.72%) Social Media
12 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.51%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.51%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.51%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.70%) Linux
2 38 (2.75%) Unix
3 32 (2.32%) Windows
4 12 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.72%) Android
5 10 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.22%) VMS
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.072%) CentOS
8 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.072%) VME
8 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (25.80%) Analytics
2 354 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (21.01%) ETL
4 257 (18.62%) Data Modelling
5 230 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 147 (10.65%) DevOps
7 132 (9.57%) Data Visualisation
8 129 (9.35%) CRM
9 123 (8.91%) Data Analysis
10 107 (7.75%) Scrum
11 101 (7.32%) Programme Management
12 99 (7.17%) Migration
12 99 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
13 96 (6.96%) Digital Marketing
13 96 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 85 (6.16%) Data Management
15 82 (5.94%) Data Science
16 74 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
17 69 (5.00%) Machine Learning
18 65 (4.71%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 670 (48.55%) SQL
2 207 (15.00%) Python
3 134 (9.71%) T-SQL
4 130 (9.42%) Java
5 89 (6.45%) C#
6 86 (6.23%) PowerShell
7 61 (4.42%) PL/SQL
8 58 (4.20%) Scala
9 43 (3.12%) JavaScript
10 39 (2.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 36 (2.61%) R
12 25 (1.81%) C
12 25 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.59%) C++
14 20 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.45%) PHP
15 18 (1.30%) VBA
16 15 (1.09%) Ruby
17 13 (0.94%) Java 8
17 13 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.68%) SC Cleared
3 50 (3.62%) Degree
4 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.36%) ISEB
8 4 (0.29%) ACCA
8 4 (0.29%) CIMA
8 4 (0.29%) CISM
8 4 (0.29%) CISSP
8 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.29%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.22%) MCITP
9 3 (0.22%) MCSA
9 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.14%) CCSP
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 44 (3.19%) QA
3 35 (2.54%) GDPR
4 29 (2.10%) PMO
5 20 (1.45%) Solvency II
6 19 (1.38%) IFRS
7 17 (1.23%) SLA
8 6 (0.43%) NIST
9 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.36%) WCAG
10 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.22%) NCSC
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.14%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.072%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 26 (1.88%) Docker
2 19 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.09%) HDFS
4 11 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.22%) Firmware
8 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.072%) iptables
9 1 (0.072%) KVM
9 1 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (1.30%) Puppet
2 15 (1.09%) Terraform
3 14 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.80%) Kibana
6 9 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.58%) Ansible
7 8 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.51%) Control-M
8 7 (0.51%) logstash
9 3 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.14%) Ambari
10 2 (0.14%) Oozie
11 1 (0.072%) Automic
11 1 (0.072%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.072%) SCCM
11 1 (0.072%) SCOM
11 1 (0.072%) yum
11 1 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 421 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 238 (17.25%) Tableau
3 173 (12.54%) SAP
4 130 (9.42%) Oracle
5 65 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 55 (3.99%) Google
7 54 (3.91%) Databricks
8 48 (3.48%) Informatica
9 34 (2.46%) Cognos
10 31 (2.25%) Alteryx
10 31 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
11 22 (1.59%) Teradata
12 21 (1.52%) Talend
13 15 (1.09%) Cloudera
14 14 (1.01%) Ab Initio
15 13 (0.94%) Adobe
15 13 (0.94%) BEA
15 13 (0.94%) webMethods
16 12 (0.87%) IBM
16 12 (0.87%) MuleSoft