Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 51 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,086 2,153 2,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.46% 4.53% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 5.14% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,549 1,553 1,494
London median daily rate £480 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.26% +0.28%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £305
90th Percentile £675 £625 £620
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 13
London median hourly rate £22.79 £31.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.65% +43.18% -12.00%
10th Percentile £19.15 £16.10 £15.79
90th Percentile £48.56 £59.13 £33.95
England median hourly rate £21.75 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -39.58% +10.77% +30.00%

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 41,118 41,859 38,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.93% 88.04% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,618 30,445 27,601
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 391 437
London median hourly rate £24.09 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.07% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £12.14
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.47 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor 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 18 December 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
Central London -13 409 £475 +5.56% 125
West London +23 125 £450 +5.88% 85
South London -1 79 £500 -4.76% 5
East London +13 69 £484 -0.72% 26
North London -5 12 £215 -49.53% 4
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 London region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 1,024 (49.09%) SQL
2 662 (31.74%) Power BI
3 656 (31.45%) Finance
4 615 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
5 603 (28.91%) Data Warehouse
6 589 (28.24%) SQL Server
7 508 (24.35%) Analytics
8 489 (23.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 473 (22.67%) Microsoft
10 399 (19.13%) Data Modelling
11 394 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 392 (18.79%) ETL
13 387 (18.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 349 (16.73%) Tableau
15 344 (16.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 325 (15.58%) Visualisation
17 294 (14.09%) SAP
18 271 (12.99%) T-SQL
19 268 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
20 246 (11.79%) Oracle
21 234 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
22 228 (10.93%) Marketing
23 227 (10.88%) Python
24 226 (10.83%) Big Data
25 222 (10.64%) Scrum
26 205 (9.83%) Java
27 193 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
28 186 (8.92%) Hadoop
29 156 (7.48%) Data Analysis
30 153 (7.33%) Telecoms

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
1 134 (6.42%) Apache Spark
2 100 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.44%) SAS
4 33 (1.58%) Apache
4 33 (1.58%) Confluence
5 22 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (0.96%) IIS
7 17 (0.81%) Apache Pig
7 17 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.58%) CMS
9 11 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
10 10 (0.48%) nginx
11 9 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.19%) Drupal
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 193 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.38%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) Stata
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.048%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 42 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
6 14 (0.67%) SAP BPC
7 12 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 11 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 10 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 10 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
11 8 (0.38%) FastStats
12 7 (0.34%) Markit EDM
12 7 (0.34%) PolarLake
13 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (0.29%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 394 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 234 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 96 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 47 (2.25%) PaaS
6 37 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
6 37 (1.77%) Office 365
7 30 (1.44%) SaaS
8 29 (1.39%) Amazon S3
9 26 (1.25%) IaaS
10 25 (1.20%) GitHub
11 21 (1.01%) Google Analytics
12 19 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
13 18 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
14 16 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.15%) Firewall
2 21 (1.01%) SSL
3 20 (0.96%) Kerberos
4 15 (0.72%) VPN
5 11 (0.53%) HTTP
6 10 (0.48%) DMZ
6 10 (0.48%) Intranet
7 8 (0.38%) Internet
8 7 (0.34%) Skype
9 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.24%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.19%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.19%) WAN
12 3 (0.14%) Broadband
12 3 (0.14%) DNS
12 3 (0.14%) FTP
12 3 (0.14%) LAN
12 3 (0.14%) VoIP
12 3 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (31.74%) Power BI
2 603 (28.91%) Data Warehouse
3 589 (28.24%) SQL Server
4 489 (23.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 387 (18.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 344 (16.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 226 (10.83%) Big Data
8 186 (8.92%) Hadoop
9 152 (7.29%) Data Lake
10 137 (6.57%) Relational Database
11 132 (6.33%) NoSQL
12 93 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
13 72 (3.45%) Apache Hive
13 72 (3.45%) QlikView
14 69 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
15 58 (2.78%) BigQuery
15 58 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 54 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 52 (2.49%) MySQL
17 52 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 88 (4.22%) JIRA
3 57 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 53 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 52 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (1.68%) Subversion
6 35 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 23 (1.10%) Maven
8 17 (0.81%) ERwin
9 16 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 15 (0.72%) JUnit
11 14 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (0.58%) PeopleTools
13 11 (0.53%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.53%) GitLab
14 10 (0.48%) FishEye
14 10 (0.48%) jMock
14 10 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 656 (31.45%) Finance
2 228 (10.93%) Marketing
3 153 (7.33%) Telecoms
4 149 (7.14%) Banking
5 139 (6.66%) Manufacturing
6 138 (6.62%) Legal
7 135 (6.47%) Retail
8 128 (6.14%) Electronics
9 77 (3.69%) Front Office
10 59 (2.83%) Investment Banking
11 40 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 27 (1.29%) Law
13 24 (1.15%) Advertising
13 24 (1.15%) Publishing
14 18 (0.86%) Games
14 18 (0.86%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.53%) French Language
15 11 (0.53%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 782 (37.49%) Developer
2 390 (18.70%) Analyst
3 348 (16.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 190 (9.11%) Architect
5 145 (6.95%) Consultant
6 144 (6.90%) SQL Developer
7 131 (6.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 112 (5.37%) Business Analyst
9 108 (5.18%) Data Engineer
10 105 (5.03%) Data Analyst
11 93 (4.46%) Power BI Developer
12 84 (4.03%) Data Architect
13 77 (3.69%) SSIS Developer
14 67 (3.21%) SQL BI Developer
15 66 (3.16%) Project Manager
16 64 (3.07%) Senior Developer
17 55 (2.64%) SSRS Developer
18 53 (2.54%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 53 (2.54%) ETL Developer
19 52 (2.49%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (6.28%) .NET
2 88 (4.22%) XML
3 82 (3.93%) JSON
4 73 (3.50%) Web Services
5 58 (2.78%) Kafka
6 56 (2.68%) HTML
7 48 (2.30%) REST
8 47 (2.25%) MDX
9 31 (1.49%) ASP.NET
10 30 (1.44%) CSS
10 30 (1.44%) RESTful
11 27 (1.29%) AngularJS
11 27 (1.29%) JSON Schema
11 27 (1.29%) Middleware
11 27 (1.29%) XSD
12 25 (1.20%) Node.js
12 25 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
13 23 (1.10%) SOAP
14 22 (1.05%) HTML5
15 21 (1.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 268 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 61 (2.92%) Data Structures
5 59 (2.83%) NHS
6 47 (2.25%) User Experience
7 39 (1.87%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.77%) Fixed Income
9 30 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
10 28 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.01%) Virtual Team
13 19 (0.91%) Private Cloud
14 16 (0.77%) Equities
14 16 (0.77%) FMCG
15 15 (0.72%) e-Health
15 15 (0.72%) LIMS
15 15 (0.72%) PACS
15 15 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 107 (5.13%) Linux
2 77 (3.69%) Windows
3 48 (2.30%) Unix
4 29 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.58%) Android
8 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.34%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.24%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.096%) AIX
13 2 (0.096%) VMS
14 1 (0.048%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.048%) VME
14 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (29.48%) Agile Software Development
2 508 (24.35%) Analytics
3 399 (19.13%) Data Modelling
4 392 (18.79%) ETL
5 325 (15.58%) Visualisation
6 222 (10.64%) Scrum
7 156 (7.48%) Data Analysis
8 150 (7.19%) Data Visualisation
9 149 (7.14%) DevOps
10 148 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 146 (7.00%) Migration
12 142 (6.81%) Digital Marketing
13 140 (6.71%) Programme Management
14 137 (6.57%) Data Analytics
15 136 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
16 120 (5.75%) Data Management
17 119 (5.70%) Project Management
18 117 (5.61%) Data Science
19 115 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
20 113 (5.42%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,024 (49.09%) SQL
2 271 (12.99%) T-SQL
3 227 (10.88%) Python
4 205 (9.83%) Java
5 142 (6.81%) C#
6 102 (4.89%) PowerShell
7 94 (4.51%) JavaScript
8 90 (4.31%) R
9 81 (3.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 54 (2.59%) Scala
11 53 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 47 (2.25%) VBA
13 33 (1.58%) Java 8
14 31 (1.49%) PHP
15 28 (1.34%) U-SQL
15 28 (1.34%) XPath
16 26 (1.25%) C++
17 25 (1.20%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.20%) XQuery
18 24 (1.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 129 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 103 (4.94%) Degree
3 87 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (0.43%) PMP
10 7 (0.34%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.29%) ISEB
11 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.24%) CCNP
12 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.24%) CISSP
12 5 (0.24%) MCSA
13 4 (0.19%) CISA
13 4 (0.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.45%) QA
3 38 (1.82%) GDPR
4 29 (1.39%) PMO
5 19 (0.91%) SLA
6 18 (0.86%) HL7
7 14 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.53%) EMIR
8 11 (0.53%) MiFID
9 10 (0.48%) IFRS
10 9 (0.43%) Basel III
11 8 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.34%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.14%) WCAG
15 2 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.096%) PCI DSS
16 1 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 48 (2.30%) Active Directory
1 48 (2.30%) Docker
2 41 (1.97%) HDFS
3 21 (1.01%) Apache Flume
4 11 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.34%) Ceph
5 7 (0.34%) etcd
5 7 (0.34%) flannel
5 7 (0.34%) GlusterFS
5 7 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.34%) SkyDNS
6 6 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.096%) vSphere
8 1 (0.048%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.048%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.048%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.048%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 77 (3.69%) Ansible
2 47 (2.25%) Terraform
3 36 (1.73%) Puppet
4 25 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 25 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
6 16 (0.77%) Oozie
7 12 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 11 (0.53%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.43%) Ambari
11 8 (0.38%) Graphite
11 8 (0.38%) Kibana
12 7 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.34%) rkt
12 7 (0.34%) Sysdig
12 7 (0.34%) WSUS
13 5 (0.24%) Control-M
13 5 (0.24%) Grafana
Vendors
1 473 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 349 (16.73%) Tableau
3 294 (14.09%) SAP
4 246 (11.79%) Oracle
5 103 (4.94%) Google
6 57 (2.73%) Cloudera
7 55 (2.64%) Cognos
8 53 (2.54%) Informatica
9 46 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (2.01%) Alteryx
11 41 (1.97%) IBM
12 29 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
13 28 (1.34%) Jaspersoft
13 28 (1.34%) Talend
14 26 (1.25%) Adobe
15 21 (1.01%) Hortonworks
16 18 (0.86%) Atlassian
17 16 (0.77%) Teradata
18 15 (0.72%) MapR
18 15 (0.72%) Red Hat