Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 41 42
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,024 1,940 2,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 4.40% 4.88% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 5.64% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,473 1,444 1,466
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 6
London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.35 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.80% -25.90% +33.04%
10th Percentile £20.20 £18.41 £18.38
90th Percentile £44.45 £38.72 £58.75
England median hourly rate £28.50 £28.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.55% -29.14% +45.45%

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 40,125 34,371 37,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.32% 86.47% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,023 24,677 27,003
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 388 396
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 409 £475 +8.57% 105
West London -15 94 £363 -14.30% 60
East London -9 45 £500 +5.26% 38
South London -25 45 £475 +8.57% 10
North London +13 15 £513 +26.15% 2
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 917 (45.31%) SQL
2 647 (31.97%) Finance
3 600 (29.64%) Data Warehouse
4 587 (29.00%) SQL Server
5 565 (27.92%) Power BI
6 554 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
7 524 (25.89%) Microsoft
8 518 (25.59%) Analytics
9 473 (23.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 427 (21.10%) ETL
11 412 (20.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 334 (16.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 307 (15.17%) Data Modelling
14 299 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 288 (14.23%) Visualisation
16 280 (13.83%) Tableau
17 277 (13.69%) SAP
18 252 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
19 250 (12.35%) Python
20 229 (11.31%) T-SQL
21 222 (10.97%) Big Data
22 212 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
23 211 (10.42%) Marketing
24 194 (9.58%) Scrum
25 192 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
26 190 (9.39%) Oracle
27 187 (9.24%) Data Analysis
28 185 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
29 177 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
30 172 (8.50%) C#

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
1 112 (5.53%) Apache Spark
2 107 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 50 (2.47%) SAS
4 43 (2.12%) Apache
5 25 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 19 (0.94%) Apache Airflow
7 19 (0.94%) Confluence
8 17 (0.84%) CMS
9 16 (0.79%) Apache Pig
10 14 (0.69%) IIS
11 9 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.35%) ThingWorx
13 4 (0.20%) JBoss
13 4 (0.20%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.20%) nginx
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 177 (8.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 42 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.79%) SPSS
7 11 (0.54%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.35%) Stata
9 4 (0.20%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.099%) InVision
11 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.049%) Blender
11 1 (0.049%) HipChat
11 1 (0.049%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 32 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.79%) Markit EDM
5 10 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 10 (0.49%) PolarLake
6 9 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 9 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.40%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.40%) Workday HCM
8 6 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 5 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.25%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 299 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 212 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (2.67%) Office 365
4 50 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 45 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
6 36 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
7 31 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 26 (1.28%) SaaS
9 24 (1.19%) PaaS
10 20 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 17 (0.84%) Google Analytics
12 16 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
12 16 (0.79%) Route 53
13 15 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
14 14 (0.69%) Serverless
15 13 (0.64%) OneDrive
16 12 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.83%) Firewall
2 27 (1.33%) DNS
2 27 (1.33%) Internet
3 23 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.79%) VPN
5 13 (0.64%) HTTP
6 12 (0.59%) Intranet
7 11 (0.54%) SMS
7 11 (0.54%) SSL
8 10 (0.49%) Network Security
9 9 (0.44%) Wireless
10 8 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.40%) LAN
11 7 (0.35%) FTP
11 7 (0.35%) Kerberos
11 7 (0.35%) Modbus
11 7 (0.35%) MQTT
12 6 (0.30%) WAN
13 4 (0.20%) Skype
14 3 (0.15%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (29.64%) Data Warehouse
2 587 (29.00%) SQL Server
3 565 (27.92%) Power BI
4 473 (23.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 412 (20.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 334 (16.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 222 (10.97%) Big Data
8 169 (8.35%) Hadoop
9 154 (7.61%) Data Lake
10 110 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
11 107 (5.29%) QlikView
12 89 (4.40%) Relational Database
13 73 (3.61%) NoSQL
14 66 (3.26%) SAP HANA
15 64 (3.16%) Apache Hive
15 64 (3.16%) MongoDB
15 64 (3.16%) OLAP
15 64 (3.16%) Spotfire
16 63 (3.11%) SAP BW
17 59 (2.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (3.56%) Git (software)
2 56 (2.77%) Jenkins
2 56 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (2.72%) JIRA
4 38 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 19 (0.94%) Artifactory
6 18 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 16 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.44%) ERwin
9 9 (0.44%) GitLab
9 9 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.44%) Selenium
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.35%) Maven
11 7 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
11 7 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 647 (31.97%) Finance
2 211 (10.42%) Marketing
3 154 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 130 (6.42%) Banking
5 120 (5.93%) Manufacturing
6 114 (5.63%) Electronics
7 113 (5.58%) Retail
8 104 (5.14%) Legal
9 42 (2.08%) Investment Banking
10 39 (1.93%) Games
11 34 (1.68%) Front Office
12 31 (1.53%) Law
13 30 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.84%) Advertising
15 16 (0.79%) Publishing
16 14 (0.69%) Back Office
17 11 (0.54%) Billing
18 9 (0.44%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.35%) German Language
20 6 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 666 (32.91%) Developer
2 405 (20.01%) Analyst
3 332 (16.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 192 (9.49%) Architect
5 177 (8.75%) Consultant
6 156 (7.71%) SQL Developer
7 155 (7.66%) Business Analyst
8 142 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 126 (6.23%) Data Analyst
10 95 (4.69%) Project Manager
11 88 (4.35%) Power BI Developer
11 88 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
12 85 (4.20%) SSIS Developer
13 82 (4.05%) Data Architect
14 77 (3.80%) SQL BI Developer
15 70 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 68 (3.36%) Business Developer
17 66 (3.26%) SSAS Developer
18 63 (3.11%) Senior Developer
19 62 (3.06%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (7.36%) .NET
2 84 (4.15%) MDX
3 69 (3.41%) XML
4 62 (3.06%) Web Services
5 58 (2.87%) HTML
6 55 (2.72%) Kafka
7 54 (2.67%) CSS
8 48 (2.37%) JSON
9 38 (1.88%) ASP.NET
10 32 (1.58%) AngularJS
11 31 (1.53%) Node.js
12 30 (1.48%) RESTful
13 28 (1.38%) SOAP
14 25 (1.24%) HTML5
15 20 (0.99%) REST
16 19 (0.94%) Spark Streaming
17 18 (0.89%) jQuery
18 17 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (0.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 252 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (3.36%) User Experience
4 58 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 55 (2.72%) NHS
6 52 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
7 35 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 27 (1.33%) Fintech
8 27 (1.33%) Reinsurance
9 26 (1.28%) FMCG
10 23 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 20 (0.99%) Fixed Income
11 20 (0.99%) Replication
11 20 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 19 (0.94%) Private Cloud
13 18 (0.89%) Credit Risk
13 18 (0.89%) Reference Data
14 17 (0.84%) Derivative
15 16 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.15%) Linux
2 73 (3.61%) Windows
3 55 (2.72%) Unix
4 30 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.44%) Android
7 9 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.44%) Solaris
7 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.20%) AIX
10 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.099%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.099%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 518 (25.59%) Analytics
3 427 (21.10%) ETL
4 307 (15.17%) Data Modelling
5 288 (14.23%) Visualisation
6 194 (9.58%) Scrum
7 192 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 187 (9.24%) Data Analysis
9 185 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
10 127 (6.27%) Digital Marketing
11 126 (6.23%) Data Visualisation
12 124 (6.13%) Programme Management
13 123 (6.08%) DevOps
14 122 (6.03%) Migration
15 121 (5.98%) Project Management
16 115 (5.68%) Data Management
17 110 (5.43%) Data Science
18 109 (5.39%) Data Analytics
19 107 (5.29%) Business Analysis
20 94 (4.64%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 917 (45.31%) SQL
2 250 (12.35%) Python
3 229 (11.31%) T-SQL
4 172 (8.50%) C#
5 158 (7.81%) Java
6 123 (6.08%) JavaScript
7 106 (5.24%) R
8 86 (4.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 78 (3.85%) VBA
10 59 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 56 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 56 (2.77%) Scala
12 29 (1.43%) Ruby
13 27 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.14%) C
16 20 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 19 (0.94%) VB
18 14 (0.69%) Perl
19 13 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 114 (5.63%) Degree
3 99 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.04%) PMI Certification
5 18 (0.89%) ISEB
5 18 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (0.74%) PMP
7 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.54%) CBAP
8 11 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.54%) MCSE
9 10 (0.49%) PhD
10 9 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.40%) IIBA
12 7 (0.35%) CISSP
12 7 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.09%) Data Quality
2 59 (2.92%) QA
3 37 (1.83%) GDPR
4 31 (1.53%) PMO
5 18 (0.89%) GCP
6 11 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.49%) SLA
8 7 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.30%) HL7
10 4 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.15%) IFRS
11 3 (0.15%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.099%) COBIT
12 2 (0.099%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.099%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.099%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.099%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (2.42%) Docker
2 39 (1.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.19%) HDFS
4 15 (0.74%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.15%) etcd
7 3 (0.15%) flannel
8 2 (0.099%) Firmware
8 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.099%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.049%) vSphere
9 1 (0.049%) XenApp
9 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (2.03%) Ansible
2 35 (1.73%) Puppet
3 33 (1.63%) Terraform
4 25 (1.24%) Oozie
5 22 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 21 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.54%) Grafana
7 11 (0.54%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (0.35%) Control-M
9 6 (0.30%) Kibana
9 6 (0.30%) MOM
9 6 (0.30%) WSUS
10 5 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.20%) Packer
11 4 (0.20%) SCCM
12 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.15%) rkt
13 2 (0.099%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 524 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 280 (13.83%) Tableau
3 277 (13.69%) SAP
4 190 (9.39%) Oracle
5 73 (3.61%) Google
6 66 (3.26%) Cognos
6 66 (3.26%) Informatica
7 55 (2.72%) IBM
8 40 (1.98%) Alteryx
9 34 (1.68%) Talend
10 32 (1.58%) Cloudera
11 31 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
12 30 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (1.19%) Hortonworks
13 24 (1.19%) Teradata
14 17 (0.84%) Adobe
15 14 (0.69%) Bloomberg
16 13 (0.64%) MapR
17 12 (0.59%) HP
18 11 (0.54%) VMware