Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 1,610 846 1,981
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.43% 5.21% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 5.82% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,097 608 1,536
10th Percentile £354 £356 £339
25th Percentile £415 £419 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £600 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £454
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.63% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 15
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.32 £19.15
25th Percentile £16.25 £16.77 £23.17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.27 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +55.68% -21.35% -2.00%
75th Percentile £49.50 £28.87 £38.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £32.89 £49.65
England median hourly rate £20.75 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -24.55% +27.91% -15.69%

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 26,874 14,525 36,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 90.57% 89.46% 89.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,173 10,417 26,343
10th Percentile £363 £330 £338
25th Percentile £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £600
90th Percentile £725 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 177 390
10th Percentile £15.40 £14.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.75 £20.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +59.09% -
75th Percentile £51.52 £47.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £60.40 £53.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.08 £22.93
% change year-on-year -2.49% +0.63% +11.85%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 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
Central London +3 257 £500 - 76
West London -19 22 £425 -15.00% 24
South London +12 14 £550 +10.00% 11
North London +11 7 £430 - 4
East London -1 4 £650 +57.58% 33
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 789 (49.01%) Power Platform
2 781 (48.51%) Power BI
3 731 (45.40%) SQL
4 544 (33.79%) Finance
5 507 (31.49%) Analytics
6 498 (30.93%) Azure
7 477 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
8 428 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
9 405 (25.16%) Social Skills
10 358 (22.24%) Microsoft
11 338 (20.99%) Data Modelling
12 320 (19.88%) Python
13 297 (18.45%) Visualisation
14 277 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
15 267 (16.58%) SQL Server
16 253 (15.71%) ETL
17 249 (15.47%) SAP
18 242 (15.03%) Marketing
19 234 (14.53%) Tableau
20 233 (14.47%) Public Sector
21 208 (12.92%) DevOps
22 193 (11.99%) AWS
23 188 (11.68%) Digital Marketing
24 176 (10.93%) Data Visualisation
25 170 (10.56%) Telecoms
26 168 (10.43%) Manufacturing
27 166 (10.31%) Programme Management
28 163 (10.12%) Data Lake
29 160 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
30 159 (9.88%) Electronics

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 98 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 82 (5.09%) Apache Spark
3 28 (1.74%) SAS
4 21 (1.30%) Apache
4 21 (1.30%) Apache Airflow
4 21 (1.30%) Jupyter
5 18 (1.12%) Confluence
6 14 (0.87%) CMS
7 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.50%) Drupal
8 8 (0.50%) Mule
9 7 (0.43%) Luigi
10 6 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.31%) nginx
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 159 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.68%) SPSS
5 10 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.62%) Stata
6 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.50%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Smart View
9 2 (0.12%) Figma
10 1 (0.062%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.062%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 29 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.31%) HFM
9 5 (0.31%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
10 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 789 (49.01%) Power Platform
2 498 (30.93%) Azure
3 193 (11.99%) AWS
4 134 (8.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 102 (6.34%) GCP
6 88 (5.47%) PowerApps
7 81 (5.03%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 74 (4.60%) Microsoft 365
9 57 (3.54%) IaaS
10 54 (3.35%) PaaS
11 52 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 50 (3.11%) Dynamics 365
13 48 (2.98%) Power Automate
14 41 (2.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 41 (2.55%) Azure Logic Apps
15 39 (2.42%) SaaS
16 36 (2.24%) Serverless
16 36 (2.24%) Snowflake
17 31 (1.93%) Google Analytics
18 28 (1.74%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.80%) HTTP
2 12 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (0.62%) Internet
4 9 (0.56%) VPN
5 8 (0.50%) AMQP
5 8 (0.50%) RTMP
6 6 (0.37%) Firewall
7 5 (0.31%) Network Security
8 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.19%) Skype
9 2 (0.12%) DNS
9 2 (0.12%) FTP
9 2 (0.12%) Intranet
9 2 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.062%) BGP
10 1 (0.062%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.062%) DVB
10 1 (0.062%) MPLS
10 1 (0.062%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 781 (48.51%) Power BI
2 428 (26.58%) Data Warehouse
3 267 (16.58%) SQL Server
4 234 (14.53%) Tableau
5 163 (10.12%) Data Lake
6 153 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 132 (8.20%) Big Data
8 104 (6.46%) Relational Database
9 96 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 93 (5.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 92 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 88 (5.47%) Metadata
13 74 (4.60%) QlikView
14 68 (4.22%) BigQuery
15 63 (3.91%) Hadoop
16 55 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
17 50 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
18 48 (2.98%) Qlik Sense
19 47 (2.92%) NoSQL
20 46 (2.86%) Looker
Development Applications
1 69 (4.29%) JIRA
2 55 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.68%) Subversion
6 26 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (0.68%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.62%) Artifactory
11 9 (0.56%) ERwin
11 9 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.50%) GitLab
12 8 (0.50%) webpack
13 7 (0.43%) ProC
14 6 (0.37%) Sourcetree
15 4 (0.25%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.25%) Cypress.io
15 4 (0.25%) ER Studio
General
1 544 (33.79%) Finance
2 405 (25.16%) Social Skills
3 277 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
4 242 (15.03%) Marketing
5 233 (14.47%) Public Sector
6 170 (10.56%) Telecoms
7 168 (10.43%) Manufacturing
8 159 (9.88%) Electronics
9 79 (4.91%) Banking
10 67 (4.16%) Presentation Skills
11 39 (2.42%) Retail
12 33 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
13 23 (1.43%) Law
14 22 (1.37%) Legal
15 21 (1.30%) Local Government
16 18 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
16 18 (1.12%) Publishing
17 15 (0.93%) General Ledger
18 13 (0.81%) Games
19 12 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 329 (20.43%) Developer
2 319 (19.81%) Analyst
3 186 (11.55%) Architect
4 169 (10.50%) Data Engineer
5 138 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 128 (7.95%) Data Analyst
7 122 (7.58%) Consultant
8 100 (6.21%) Data Architect
9 99 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 90 (5.59%) Business Analyst
11 80 (4.97%) Power BI Developer
11 80 (4.97%) Project Manager
12 77 (4.78%) Azure Engineer
13 54 (3.35%) SQL Analyst
14 48 (2.98%) SQL Developer
15 41 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 41 (2.55%) Data Business Analyst
15 41 (2.55%) SQL Data Analyst
16 40 (2.48%) Solutions Architect
17 39 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.91%) .NET
2 64 (3.98%) HTML
2 64 (3.98%) Kafka
3 62 (3.85%) React
4 52 (3.23%) JSON
5 49 (3.04%) AngularJS
6 45 (2.80%) CSS
7 38 (2.36%) XML
8 37 (2.30%) ASP.NET
8 37 (2.30%) Node.js
8 37 (2.30%) REST
9 33 (2.05%) RESTful
10 31 (1.93%) Web Services
11 29 (1.80%) ASP.NET Core
12 28 (1.74%) PySpark
13 22 (1.37%) Shiny
13 22 (1.37%) SOAP
14 19 (1.18%) D3.js
15 17 (1.06%) Pandas
16 16 (0.99%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 90 (5.59%) Management Information System
2 39 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (2.36%) Data Structures
4 36 (2.24%) NHS
5 34 (2.11%) Social Media
6 32 (1.99%) User Experience
7 31 (1.93%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.24%) FMCG
9 16 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 14 (0.87%) Reference Data
10 14 (0.87%) Reinsurance
11 12 (0.75%) Cloud Native
12 10 (0.62%) Mobile App
13 9 (0.56%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.56%) Data Centre
13 9 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.56%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.50%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (3.85%) Linux
2 29 (1.80%) Windows
3 24 (1.49%) Unix
4 14 (0.87%) Android
4 14 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 13 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.25%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.062%) AIX
10 1 (0.062%) Debian
10 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.062%) VMS
10 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (31.49%) Analytics
2 477 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (20.99%) Data Modelling
4 297 (18.45%) Visualisation
5 253 (15.71%) ETL
6 208 (12.92%) DevOps
7 188 (11.68%) Digital Marketing
8 176 (10.93%) Data Visualisation
9 166 (10.31%) Programme Management
10 160 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 155 (9.63%) Migration
12 151 (9.38%) Data Analysis
13 147 (9.13%) Scrum
14 128 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
15 123 (7.64%) Data Architecture
15 123 (7.64%) Data Science
16 108 (6.71%) Data Analytics
17 104 (6.46%) Data Engineering
18 102 (6.34%) Software Engineering
19 101 (6.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 731 (45.40%) SQL
2 320 (19.88%) Python
3 136 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 110 (6.83%) C#
5 103 (6.40%) T-SQL
6 101 (6.27%) Java
7 72 (4.47%) R
8 66 (4.10%) PowerShell
9 54 (3.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 48 (2.98%) PL/SQL
11 46 (2.86%) TypeScript
12 44 (2.73%) Scala
13 43 (2.67%) VBA
14 26 (1.61%) C
14 26 (1.61%) Ruby
15 19 (1.18%) C++
16 17 (1.06%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.87%) VB
18 11 (0.68%) Go
19 10 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 119 (7.39%) Degree
2 101 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 81 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.43%) ISEB
9 6 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.37%) PMP
10 5 (0.31%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.25%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.19%) Tableau Certification
13 2 (0.12%) PhD
13 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.062%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.59%) Data Quality
2 68 (4.22%) QA
3 18 (1.12%) GDPR
4 9 (0.56%) PMO
5 7 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.37%) SLA
7 4 (0.25%) GRC
8 3 (0.19%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.19%) IFRS
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) Basel III
9 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) NCSC
9 2 (0.12%) NIST
10 1 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.062%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 59 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.68%) Docker
3 6 (0.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.61%) Terraform
3 37 (2.30%) Ansible
4 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 14 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.56%) Puppet
7 8 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.37%) Kibana
9 5 (0.31%) SCCM
10 4 (0.25%) Core Impact
11 3 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.12%) Salt
13 1 (0.062%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.062%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.062%) Grafana
13 1 (0.062%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.062%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.062%) Rancher
Vendors
1 358 (22.24%) Microsoft
2 249 (15.47%) SAP
3 157 (9.75%) Oracle
4 143 (8.88%) Databricks
5 96 (5.96%) Google
6 68 (4.22%) Alteryx
7 59 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (2.48%) Adobe
9 38 (2.36%) Informatica
10 26 (1.61%) Splunk
11 23 (1.43%) Teradata
12 19 (1.18%) Cognos
13 16 (0.99%) ServiceNow
14 15 (0.93%) Remedy
14 15 (0.93%) Workday
15 13 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
16 12 (0.75%) Nintex
17 10 (0.62%) Jaspersoft
17 10 (0.62%) Sparx
18 9 (0.56%) TIBCO