Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 54 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 1,950 2,005 1,928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.84% 4.39% 4.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 5.00% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,474 1,456 1,432
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 12
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -11.80% -25.90%
10th Percentile £17.58 £20.20 £18.36
90th Percentile £46.61 £44.45 £34.00
England median hourly rate £20.86 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -24.16% -8.33% -25.00%

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 35,728 40,118 34,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.75% 87.93% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,455 28,979 24,639
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 567 386
London median hourly rate £25.84 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.34% - +23.40%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £53.13
England median hourly rate £24.75 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.51% -12.00% +8.70%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Central London -4 356 £463 -2.63% 118
West London +13 91 £450 +20.00% 31
South London +34 77 £513 +7.89% 4
East London -2 59 £500 -1.23% 12
North London -13 6 £250 -51.22% 4
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 896 (45.95%) SQL
2 759 (38.92%) Power Platform
3 757 (38.82%) Power BI
4 597 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
5 590 (30.26%) Data Warehouse
6 570 (29.23%) Finance
7 524 (26.87%) Analytics
8 520 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 450 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 449 (23.03%) Microsoft
11 386 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 379 (19.44%) ETL
13 348 (17.85%) Tableau
14 333 (17.08%) Data Modelling
15 305 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
16 284 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 284 (14.56%) Visualisation
17 255 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 254 (13.03%) Python
19 232 (11.90%) Oracle
20 226 (11.59%) Big Data
21 221 (11.33%) T-SQL
22 206 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
23 202 (10.36%) Marketing
24 197 (10.10%) SAP
25 195 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
26 194 (9.95%) Scrum
27 175 (8.97%) Data Visualisation
28 174 (8.92%) Data Analysis
29 161 (8.26%) Security Cleared

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 96 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 91 (4.67%) Apache Spark
3 36 (1.85%) Apache
4 30 (1.54%) SAS
5 29 (1.49%) Confluence
6 16 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.77%) nginx
8 13 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.62%) CMS
10 10 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.41%) ArcGIS
11 8 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.31%) R Markdown
13 6 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 195 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.31%) SPSS
6 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.26%) Stata
6 5 (0.26%) Weka
7 2 (0.10%) Mingle
7 2 (0.10%) Sketch
8 1 (0.051%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.051%) EViews
8 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 15 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (0.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 11 (0.56%) SAP BPC
7 11 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 759 (38.92%) Power Platform
2 450 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 206 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (5.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 65 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (2.67%) Office 365
7 50 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
8 43 (2.21%) SaaS
9 42 (2.15%) PaaS
10 33 (1.69%) GitHub
11 30 (1.54%) Amazon S3
12 28 (1.44%) Serverless
13 24 (1.23%) Google Analytics
14 21 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
14 21 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
15 20 (1.03%) IaaS
16 17 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
17 15 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.82%) Firewall
2 13 (0.67%) DNS
2 13 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.62%) VPN
4 9 (0.46%) LAN
4 9 (0.46%) Network Security
5 8 (0.41%) Internet
5 8 (0.41%) Intranet
5 8 (0.41%) X.509
6 7 (0.36%) PABX
7 6 (0.31%) HTTP
7 6 (0.31%) SAN
8 5 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.26%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.26%) Skype
8 5 (0.26%) SSH
9 4 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.15%) DMZ
11 2 (0.10%) SSL
11 2 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (38.82%) Power BI
2 590 (30.26%) Data Warehouse
3 520 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 386 (19.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 284 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 255 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 226 (11.59%) Big Data
8 120 (6.15%) Data Lake
9 116 (5.95%) Hadoop
10 97 (4.97%) Relational Database
11 82 (4.21%) QlikView
12 80 (4.10%) NoSQL
13 78 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
14 76 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
15 66 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
16 62 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 58 (2.97%) OLAP
17 58 (2.97%) Oracle Database
18 55 (2.82%) MySQL
19 54 (2.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 128 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 90 (4.62%) JIRA
3 60 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 43 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 37 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 27 (1.38%) Selenium
9 26 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.18%) SpecFlow
11 17 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (0.87%) Subversion
12 16 (0.82%) Artifactory
12 16 (0.82%) NUnit
13 15 (0.77%) GitLab
13 15 (0.77%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 12 (0.62%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.62%) Maven
15 11 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (0.51%) ERwin
General
1 570 (29.23%) Finance
2 202 (10.36%) Marketing
3 136 (6.97%) Telecoms
4 134 (6.87%) Retail
5 132 (6.77%) Legal
6 114 (5.85%) Manufacturing
7 112 (5.74%) Electronics
8 94 (4.82%) Banking
9 39 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 38 (1.95%) Front Office
11 26 (1.33%) Advertising
12 22 (1.13%) Law
13 20 (1.03%) Publishing
14 19 (0.97%) General Ledger
15 18 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.62%) Billing
17 11 (0.56%) Back Office
17 11 (0.56%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 657 (33.69%) Developer
2 336 (17.23%) Analyst
3 284 (14.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 190 (9.74%) Architect
5 148 (7.59%) Consultant
6 147 (7.54%) SQL Developer
7 117 (6.00%) Power BI Developer
8 111 (5.69%) Data Engineer
9 110 (5.64%) Data Analyst
10 103 (5.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 93 (4.77%) Business Analyst
12 75 (3.85%) Data Architect
13 64 (3.28%) SQL BI Developer
14 63 (3.23%) Project Manager
15 62 (3.18%) Senior Developer
16 59 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
17 55 (2.82%) Business Intelligence Consultant
18 45 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
19 44 (2.26%) AWS Engineer
20 43 (2.21%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (5.18%) .NET
2 71 (3.64%) Web Services
3 59 (3.03%) XML
4 55 (2.82%) HTML
4 55 (2.82%) MDX
5 52 (2.67%) JSON
6 50 (2.56%) Kafka
7 43 (2.21%) REST
8 38 (1.95%) SOAP
9 33 (1.69%) CSS
9 33 (1.69%) Elastic Stack
10 30 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 30 (1.54%) RESTful
11 29 (1.49%) Middleware
12 27 (1.38%) HTML5
13 20 (1.03%) AngularJS
14 19 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (0.97%) React
15 17 (0.87%) Node.js
16 15 (0.77%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 305 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
3 70 (3.59%) User Experience
4 68 (3.49%) NHS
5 52 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 43 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 42 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 28 (1.44%) Replication
10 25 (1.28%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 22 (1.13%) Fintech
12 19 (0.97%) Robotics
13 18 (0.92%) FMCG
14 17 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.77%) Taxonomies
16 13 (0.67%) Credit Risk
16 13 (0.67%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.67%) Reference Data
17 12 (0.62%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 79 (4.05%) Linux
2 60 (3.08%) Windows
3 32 (1.64%) Unix
4 20 (1.03%) Windows 10
5 17 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.77%) Android
7 15 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.72%) CoreOS
9 13 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.21%) VMS
13 1 (0.051%) CentOS
13 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.051%) SUSE
13 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.051%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (26.87%) Analytics
3 379 (19.44%) ETL
4 333 (17.08%) Data Modelling
5 284 (14.56%) Visualisation
6 194 (9.95%) Scrum
7 175 (8.97%) Data Visualisation
8 174 (8.92%) Data Analysis
9 161 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
10 159 (8.15%) Data Science
11 150 (7.69%) Data Analytics
12 147 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 141 (7.23%) DevOps
14 131 (6.72%) Migration
15 129 (6.62%) Programme Management
16 124 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
17 121 (6.21%) Project Management
18 114 (5.85%) Data Management
19 113 (5.79%) CRM
20 110 (5.64%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 896 (45.95%) SQL
2 254 (13.03%) Python
3 221 (11.33%) T-SQL
4 146 (7.49%) C#
5 126 (6.46%) Java
6 100 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 87 (4.46%) PowerShell
8 77 (3.95%) R
9 76 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 74 (3.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 68 (3.49%) VBA
12 46 (2.36%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.54%) C++
14 27 (1.38%) VB
15 25 (1.28%) Scala
16 20 (1.03%) Ruby
17 17 (0.87%) Go
18 16 (0.82%) PHP
18 16 (0.82%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 161 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 120 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 99 (5.08%) Degree
4 22 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.62%) ISEB
8 11 (0.56%) PhD
9 9 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.41%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.26%) ACCA
12 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.26%) CISSP
12 5 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.26%) PMP
12 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.28%) Data Quality
2 61 (3.13%) QA
3 40 (2.05%) PMO
4 24 (1.23%) SLA
5 23 (1.18%) GDPR
6 9 (0.46%) IFRS
7 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.10%) Basel III
9 2 (0.10%) GAAP
9 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.10%) PSD2
10 1 (0.051%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.051%) EMIR
10 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.051%) JSP 440
System Software
1 81 (4.15%) Docker
2 27 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.08%) HDFS
4 14 (0.72%) etcd
4 14 (0.72%) flannel
4 14 (0.72%) SkyDNS
5 13 (0.67%) Apache Flume
5 13 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.62%) Ceph
7 11 (0.56%) GlusterFS
8 6 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.051%) NFS
11 1 (0.051%) PowerDNS
11 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 67 (3.44%) Ansible
2 50 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 37 (1.90%) Puppet
4 33 (1.69%) Terraform
5 22 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.77%) Graphite
6 15 (0.77%) HAProxy
7 14 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 14 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 14 (0.72%) Prometheus
7 14 (0.72%) rkt
7 14 (0.72%) Sysdig
8 9 (0.46%) HP ALM
9 8 (0.41%) Oozie
10 7 (0.36%) logstash
10 7 (0.36%) SCOM
11 4 (0.21%) Ambari
11 4 (0.21%) Kibana
12 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 449 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 348 (17.85%) Tableau
3 232 (11.90%) Oracle
4 197 (10.10%) SAP
5 68 (3.49%) Google
6 59 (3.03%) Cognos
7 52 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
8 36 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.44%) Adobe
9 28 (1.44%) Alteryx
10 26 (1.33%) Informatica
11 23 (1.18%) Hyperion
12 20 (1.03%) Cloudera
13 17 (0.87%) IBM
13 17 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.87%) Teradata
14 15 (0.77%) Databricks
14 15 (0.77%) Talend
15 13 (0.67%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.62%) Greenplum