Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,013 2,047 1,961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.43% 4.78% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 5.45% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,480 1,465 1,438
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £631 £613 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 7
London median hourly rate £25.75 £24.66 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.42% +12.09% -10.20%
10th Percentile £21.00 £17.15 £16.50
90th Percentile £43.60 £58.75 £27.10
England median hourly rate £26.25 £27.96 £33.75
% change year-on-year -6.12% -17.16% +56.98%

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 39,888 37,554 39,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.71% 87.67% 86.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,833 26,846 28,461
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 381 340
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.79 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -7 403 £475 +5.56% 133
West London -5 96 £435 -1.97% 74
East London +4 55 £450 -2.70% 18
South London -32 45 £485 -3.96% 10
North London +2 4 £500 +25.00% 4
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 920 (45.70%) SQL
2 646 (32.09%) Finance
3 616 (30.60%) Data Warehouse
4 609 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
5 601 (29.86%) Power BI
6 580 (28.81%) SQL Server
7 531 (26.38%) Analytics
8 505 (25.09%) Microsoft
9 475 (23.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 421 (20.91%) ETL
11 394 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 339 (16.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 322 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 322 (16.00%) Tableau
14 310 (15.40%) Visualisation
15 291 (14.46%) Data Modelling
16 279 (13.86%) SAP
17 255 (12.67%) Python
18 254 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
19 239 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
20 235 (11.67%) Big Data
21 220 (10.93%) T-SQL
22 201 (9.99%) Scrum
23 199 (9.89%) C#
24 197 (9.79%) Oracle
25 193 (9.59%) Marketing
26 187 (9.29%) Hadoop
27 172 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
28 171 (8.49%) Java
29 168 (8.35%) .NET

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
1 135 (6.71%) Apache Spark
2 91 (4.52%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.33%) SAS
4 40 (1.99%) Apache
5 32 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.14%) Confluence
7 22 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
8 20 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 19 (0.94%) IIS
10 16 (0.79%) CMS
11 14 (0.70%) Apache Pig
11 14 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 11 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.20%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
15 3 (0.15%) nginx
15 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 172 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.45%) SPSS
7 3 (0.15%) Stata
8 2 (0.099%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.099%) InVision
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) Blender
Business Applications
1 30 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 12 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.60%) PolarLake
6 11 (0.55%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.50%) SAP BPC
8 9 (0.45%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.30%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.30%) Workday HCM
11 5 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 5 (0.25%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
12 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 322 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 254 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 53 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
5 48 (2.38%) Office 365
6 38 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
6 38 (1.89%) PaaS
7 36 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 27 (1.34%) Google Analytics
9 26 (1.29%) IaaS
10 25 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.19%) SaaS
12 22 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
14 18 (0.89%) Data Lake Analytics
15 15 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (0.75%) Route 53
16 12 (0.60%) GitHub
17 11 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.59%) Firewall
2 23 (1.14%) VPN
3 19 (0.94%) DNS
3 19 (0.94%) SSL
4 18 (0.89%) Internet
5 17 (0.84%) HTTP
5 17 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.70%) Kerberos
7 13 (0.65%) Skype
8 9 (0.45%) Intranet
8 9 (0.45%) SMS
9 8 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (0.35%) Network Security
11 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.20%) Broadband
12 4 (0.20%) FTP
12 4 (0.20%) SMTP
13 3 (0.15%) DMZ
13 3 (0.15%) LAN
13 3 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (30.60%) Data Warehouse
2 601 (29.86%) Power BI
3 580 (28.81%) SQL Server
4 475 (23.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 394 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 339 (16.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 235 (11.67%) Big Data
8 187 (9.29%) Hadoop
9 167 (8.30%) Data Lake
10 103 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
11 89 (4.42%) QlikView
12 84 (4.17%) Relational Database
13 80 (3.97%) Apache Hive
14 77 (3.83%) MongoDB
15 75 (3.73%) NoSQL
15 75 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 70 (3.48%) SAP BW
17 63 (3.13%) OLAP
18 62 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
19 61 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 96 (4.77%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.18%) JIRA
3 63 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 48 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 34 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 17 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 16 (0.79%) Subversion
9 14 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.55%) Artifactory
10 11 (0.55%) ERwin
10 11 (0.55%) Selenium
11 10 (0.50%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.40%) GitLab
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.35%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.30%) FishEye
15 6 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 646 (32.09%) Finance
2 193 (9.59%) Marketing
3 158 (7.85%) Banking
4 156 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 123 (6.11%) Manufacturing
6 120 (5.96%) Retail
7 113 (5.61%) Electronics
8 102 (5.07%) Legal
9 57 (2.83%) Front Office
10 55 (2.73%) Investment Banking
11 33 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (1.39%) Games
13 26 (1.29%) Law
14 24 (1.19%) Advertising
15 16 (0.79%) Publishing
16 13 (0.65%) Back Office
17 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.45%) General Ledger
19 7 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 725 (36.02%) Developer
2 384 (19.08%) Analyst
3 362 (17.98%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 178 (8.84%) Consultant
5 175 (8.69%) SQL Developer
6 170 (8.45%) Architect
7 146 (7.25%) Business Analyst
8 139 (6.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 118 (5.86%) Data Analyst
10 112 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
11 96 (4.77%) Data Engineer
12 89 (4.42%) SQL BI Developer
13 88 (4.37%) SSIS Developer
14 76 (3.78%) Data Architect
15 75 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 73 (3.63%) Senior Developer
16 73 (3.63%) SSRS Developer
17 68 (3.38%) Project Manager
18 59 (2.93%) SSAS Developer
19 58 (2.88%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (8.35%) .NET
2 79 (3.92%) Web Services
3 76 (3.78%) Kafka
3 76 (3.78%) XML
4 68 (3.38%) HTML
5 60 (2.98%) JSON
6 54 (2.68%) MDX
7 48 (2.38%) CSS
8 45 (2.24%) ASP.NET
9 38 (1.89%) AngularJS
10 36 (1.79%) HTML5
11 35 (1.74%) REST
11 35 (1.74%) RESTful
12 26 (1.29%) jQuery
13 22 (1.09%) React
13 22 (1.09%) SOAP
14 20 (0.99%) Node.js
14 20 (0.99%) Spring
15 19 (0.94%) Spark Streaming
16 18 (0.89%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 239 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
3 70 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 53 (2.63%) User Experience
5 45 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.04%) NHS
7 35 (1.74%) Data Structures
8 34 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 34 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 30 (1.49%) Fixed Income
11 25 (1.24%) Fintech
12 19 (0.94%) Reinsurance
13 18 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.89%) Reference Data
14 16 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.75%) Equities
15 15 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.75%) PMI
15 15 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (3.92%) Linux
1 79 (3.92%) Windows
2 43 (2.14%) Unix
3 35 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (0.55%) Android
4 11 (0.55%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (0.45%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.20%) Solaris
9 2 (0.099%) CentOS
9 2 (0.099%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.050%) MVS
10 1 (0.050%) VME
10 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (26.38%) Analytics
3 421 (20.91%) ETL
4 310 (15.40%) Visualisation
5 291 (14.46%) Data Modelling
6 201 (9.99%) Scrum
7 162 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 158 (7.85%) Data Visualisation
9 151 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 146 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
11 143 (7.10%) DevOps
12 128 (6.36%) Data Science
12 128 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
12 128 (6.36%) Migration
13 127 (6.31%) Programme Management
14 118 (5.86%) Data Analytics
15 95 (4.72%) Project Management
16 94 (4.67%) Data Integration
17 93 (4.62%) E-Commerce
18 92 (4.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 920 (45.70%) SQL
2 255 (12.67%) Python
3 220 (10.93%) T-SQL
4 199 (9.89%) C#
5 171 (8.49%) Java
6 105 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 98 (4.87%) R
8 78 (3.87%) PowerShell
9 77 (3.83%) Scala
10 75 (3.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 65 (3.23%) VBA
12 60 (2.98%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.04%) C++
14 21 (1.04%) U-SQL
15 20 (0.99%) VB
16 18 (0.89%) C
16 18 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.84%) PHP
18 16 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 108 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 95 (4.72%) Degree
4 21 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 19 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.89%) ISEB
7 15 (0.75%) PMP
8 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.40%) CBAP
11 8 (0.40%) IIBA
11 8 (0.40%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.35%) CISSP
12 7 (0.35%) PhD
13 6 (0.30%) MCSE
14 5 (0.25%) CISA
14 5 (0.25%) CISM
15 4 (0.20%) MBA
15 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.92%) Data Quality
2 45 (2.24%) QA
3 36 (1.79%) GDPR
4 29 (1.44%) PMO
5 27 (1.34%) GCP
6 13 (0.65%) HL7
7 12 (0.60%) EMIR
7 12 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.60%) MiFID
8 11 (0.55%) SLA
9 10 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.45%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.099%) Basel III
12 2 (0.099%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.099%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.099%) WCAG
13 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.050%) WAI
System Software
1 45 (2.24%) Docker
2 41 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.84%) HDFS
4 19 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.15%) etcd
8 3 (0.15%) flannel
8 3 (0.15%) vSphere
9 2 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.099%) Postfix
9 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.099%) XenServer
10 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (2.14%) Ansible
2 39 (1.94%) Terraform
3 31 (1.54%) Oozie
4 30 (1.49%) Puppet
5 26 (1.29%) Kubernetes
6 23 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 17 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.50%) Kibana
10 8 (0.40%) Control-M
11 7 (0.35%) WSUS
12 6 (0.30%) MOM
13 5 (0.25%) Ambari
14 4 (0.20%) Grafana
15 3 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.15%) logstash
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.15%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.15%) rkt
Vendors
1 505 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 322 (16.00%) Tableau
3 279 (13.86%) SAP
4 197 (9.79%) Oracle
5 95 (4.72%) Google
6 66 (3.28%) Informatica
7 54 (2.68%) Cloudera
8 52 (2.58%) Cognos
9 43 (2.14%) Alteryx
10 39 (1.94%) Talend
11 36 (1.79%) IBM
12 35 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.39%) Teradata
14 24 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
15 23 (1.14%) Hortonworks
16 18 (0.89%) Adobe
17 16 (0.79%) Bloomberg
18 14 (0.70%) Netezza
19 12 (0.60%) Atlassian
20 11 (0.55%) Omniture