Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 53 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,086 2,069 1,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.56% 4.59% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.22% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,543 1,444 1,457
London median daily rate £484 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% +2.56%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £300
90th Percentile £675 £613 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 9
London median hourly rate £28.28 £24.66 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +14.70% -14.00%
10th Percentile £20.48 £16.25 £14.83
90th Percentile £41.75 £58.75 £26.18
England median hourly rate £24.08 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year -31.20% +24.20% +19.91%

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 40,032 39,667 38,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.51% 88.03% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,904 28,710 27,958
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.99% +2.89%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £642
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 362 408
London median hourly rate £21.13 £22.81 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +5.75% +7.85%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.02 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 404 £475 +5.56% 143
West London +17 110 £450 +4.35% 86
South London -6 60 £485 -7.62% 10
East London +14 56 £480 +2.13% 28
North London -1 8 £500 +53.85% 3
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,006 (48.23%) SQL
2 687 (32.93%) Finance
3 614 (29.43%) Power BI
4 605 (29.00%) Data Warehouse
5 604 (28.95%) SQL Server
5 604 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 520 (24.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 507 (24.30%) Analytics
8 484 (23.20%) Microsoft
9 419 (20.09%) ETL
10 414 (19.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 355 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 354 (16.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 346 (16.59%) Data Modelling
14 329 (15.77%) Tableau
15 300 (14.38%) Visualisation
16 275 (13.18%) SAP
17 269 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
18 247 (11.84%) T-SQL
19 232 (11.12%) Python
20 231 (11.07%) Big Data
21 230 (11.03%) Scrum
22 221 (10.59%) Oracle
22 221 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
23 220 (10.55%) Java
24 202 (9.68%) Hadoop
25 191 (9.16%) Banking
26 186 (8.92%) C#
27 184 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
27 184 (8.82%) Marketing

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
1 147 (7.05%) Apache Spark
2 102 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.54%) SAS
4 35 (1.68%) Apache
5 32 (1.53%) Confluence
6 28 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.34%) IIS
7 17 (0.81%) Apache Pig
7 17 (0.81%) CMS
8 16 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
11 10 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
12 9 (0.43%) nginx
13 8 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.34%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 184 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.43%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) Stata
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.048%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.048%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 32 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
5 15 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
6 12 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 11 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 9 (0.43%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.43%) PolarLake
8 9 (0.43%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.29%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 354 (16.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 221 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (4.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 82 (3.93%) Azure Data Factory
5 46 (2.21%) PaaS
6 42 (2.01%) Office 365
7 36 (1.73%) Amazon S3
8 33 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (1.44%) IaaS
10 24 (1.15%) SaaS
11 22 (1.05%) Data Lake Analytics
12 21 (1.01%) GitHub
13 19 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (0.91%) Google Analytics
14 15 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
17 10 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.25%) Firewall
2 23 (1.10%) SSL
2 23 (1.10%) VPN
3 21 (1.01%) Kerberos
4 17 (0.81%) HTTP
5 10 (0.48%) DMZ
6 9 (0.43%) Intranet
6 9 (0.43%) Skype
7 8 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.29%) Internet
8 6 (0.29%) SMS
9 4 (0.19%) Broadband
9 4 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.19%) WAN
10 3 (0.14%) DNS
10 3 (0.14%) LAN
10 3 (0.14%) SMTP
10 3 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (29.43%) Power BI
2 605 (29.00%) Data Warehouse
3 604 (28.95%) SQL Server
4 520 (24.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 414 (19.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 355 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 231 (11.07%) Big Data
8 202 (9.68%) Hadoop
9 160 (7.67%) Data Lake
10 125 (5.99%) NoSQL
11 115 (5.51%) Relational Database
12 92 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
13 89 (4.27%) QlikView
14 82 (3.93%) Apache Hive
15 68 (3.26%) MongoDB
16 67 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 64 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
18 60 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 57 (2.73%) MySQL
19 57 (2.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 112 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 79 (3.79%) JIRA
3 59 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 43 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (1.63%) Jenkins
7 30 (1.44%) Subversion
8 18 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 14 (0.67%) ERwin
10 13 (0.62%) Maven
11 12 (0.58%) PeopleTools
12 11 (0.53%) GitLab
12 11 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.48%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.48%) JUnit
13 10 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 9 (0.43%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.38%) FishEye
15 8 (0.38%) Selenium
16 7 (0.34%) ScriptRunner
General
1 687 (32.93%) Finance
2 191 (9.16%) Banking
3 184 (8.82%) Marketing
4 141 (6.76%) Retail
5 140 (6.71%) Telecoms
6 121 (5.80%) Manufacturing
7 116 (5.56%) Legal
8 108 (5.18%) Electronics
9 89 (4.27%) Front Office
10 77 (3.69%) Investment Banking
11 30 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 29 (1.39%) Law
13 26 (1.25%) Games
14 22 (1.05%) Advertising
15 17 (0.81%) Publishing
16 14 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.67%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.48%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.38%) French Language
18 8 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 798 (38.26%) Developer
2 391 (18.74%) Analyst
3 367 (17.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 192 (9.20%) Architect
5 168 (8.05%) Consultant
6 166 (7.96%) SQL Developer
7 147 (7.05%) Business Analyst
7 147 (7.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 104 (4.99%) Data Analyst
9 101 (4.84%) SSIS Developer
10 91 (4.36%) Data Engineer
11 90 (4.31%) Power BI Developer
12 88 (4.22%) SQL BI Developer
13 87 (4.17%) Data Architect
14 81 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 74 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 69 (3.31%) SSRS Developer
17 57 (2.73%) SSAS Developer
18 56 (2.68%) Project Manager
19 55 (2.64%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.53%) .NET
2 81 (3.88%) XML
3 80 (3.84%) Web Services
4 72 (3.45%) HTML
4 72 (3.45%) JSON
5 70 (3.36%) Kafka
6 59 (2.83%) MDX
7 47 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 46 (2.21%) CSS
9 42 (2.01%) REST
10 39 (1.87%) AngularJS
11 33 (1.58%) HTML5
12 32 (1.53%) RESTful
12 32 (1.53%) XSD
13 29 (1.39%) JSON Schema
13 29 (1.39%) Node.js
14 26 (1.25%) jQuery
14 26 (1.25%) SOAP
15 22 (1.05%) SAML
16 21 (1.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 269 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.83%) User Experience
5 52 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 49 (2.35%) NHS
7 45 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 40 (1.92%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.77%) Fixed Income
10 25 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
11 24 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 21 (1.01%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.96%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.86%) Fintech
16 17 (0.81%) Equities
17 16 (0.77%) Private Cloud
17 16 (0.77%) Reference Data
17 16 (0.77%) Replication
18 15 (0.72%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 83 (3.98%) Linux
2 78 (3.74%) Windows
3 41 (1.97%) Unix
4 35 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.58%) Android
6 12 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.29%) CoreOS
8 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.19%) CentOS
9 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.048%) VME
12 1 (0.048%) VMS
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (24.30%) Analytics
3 419 (20.09%) ETL
4 346 (16.59%) Data Modelling
5 300 (14.38%) Visualisation
6 230 (11.03%) Scrum
7 150 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 149 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 147 (7.05%) Data Analysis
10 133 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
11 126 (6.04%) Migration
12 124 (5.94%) DevOps
13 120 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
14 119 (5.70%) Data Science
14 119 (5.70%) Programme Management
15 109 (5.23%) Performance Tuning
16 108 (5.18%) Data Analytics
17 104 (4.99%) E-Commerce
18 96 (4.60%) Dimensional Modelling
19 95 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,006 (48.23%) SQL
2 247 (11.84%) T-SQL
3 232 (11.12%) Python
4 220 (10.55%) Java
5 186 (8.92%) C#
6 106 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 94 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 84 (4.03%) R
9 79 (3.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 65 (3.12%) Scala
11 61 (2.92%) VBA
12 56 (2.68%) PL/SQL
13 31 (1.49%) C++
14 30 (1.44%) U-SQL
15 28 (1.34%) PHP
15 28 (1.34%) XPath
16 26 (1.25%) VB
17 25 (1.20%) Java 8
17 25 (1.20%) XQuery
18 20 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 121 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 98 (4.70%) Degree
3 86 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 11 (0.53%) ISEB
7 11 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.38%) IIBA
10 7 (0.34%) PMP
11 6 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.29%) CISSP
11 6 (0.29%) MCSE
11 6 (0.29%) PhD
12 5 (0.24%) CISA
12 5 (0.24%) CISM
12 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 65 (3.12%) QA
3 36 (1.73%) GDPR
4 30 (1.44%) PMO
5 16 (0.77%) HL7
6 14 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.58%) EMIR
7 12 (0.58%) MiFID
8 11 (0.53%) SLA
9 10 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.19%) Basel III
10 4 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.096%) IFRS
12 2 (0.096%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.096%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.096%) WCAG
13 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (2.11%) Docker
2 40 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 39 (1.87%) HDFS
4 22 (1.05%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.34%) etcd
7 7 (0.34%) flannel
8 6 (0.29%) Ceph
8 6 (0.29%) GlusterFS
8 6 (0.29%) SkyDNS
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.14%) vSphere
11 2 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.096%) Postfix
11 2 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (0.096%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.096%) XenServer
12 1 (0.048%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 50 (2.40%) Ansible
2 33 (1.58%) Terraform
3 30 (1.44%) Puppet
4 27 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 25 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 23 (1.10%) Oozie
7 22 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.48%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.43%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.34%) Ambari
11 7 (0.34%) Control-M
11 7 (0.34%) rkt
11 7 (0.34%) WSUS
12 6 (0.29%) Graphite
12 6 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.29%) Kibana
12 6 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.29%) Sysdig
13 5 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 484 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 329 (15.77%) Tableau
3 275 (13.18%) SAP
4 221 (10.59%) Oracle
5 92 (4.41%) Google
6 53 (2.54%) Cloudera
7 49 (2.35%) Informatica
8 44 (2.11%) Cognos
9 43 (2.06%) IBM
10 38 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.58%) Alteryx
12 30 (1.44%) Talend
13 28 (1.34%) Jaspersoft
14 25 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
14 25 (1.20%) Teradata
15 23 (1.10%) Hortonworks
16 21 (1.01%) Adobe
17 18 (0.86%) Atlassian
18 15 (0.72%) Netezza
19 14 (0.67%) PeopleSoft