Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 1,544 2,020 2,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.45% 4.62% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.20% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,134 1,470 1,490
London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £318
90th Percentile £663 £665 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 19
London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -10.40%
10th Percentile £23.20 £18.48 £15.40
90th Percentile £44.18 £45.21 £59.00
England median hourly rate £33.79 £21.75 £36.43
% change year-on-year +55.36% -40.29% +16.56%

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 24,722 38,830 41,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 88.78% 88.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,556 27,747 30,073
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 436 481
London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.76 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.19 £48.75 £50.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year -6.25% -0.37% -1.67%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +28 362 £500 +5.26% 164
West London +18 86 £400 -11.11% 41
South London -5 47 £475 -5.00% 14
East London +9 17 £450 -8.54% 27
North London +7 8 £488 +95.00% 14
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 731 (47.34%) SQL
2 683 (44.24%) Power Platform
3 681 (44.11%) Power BI
4 515 (33.35%) Finance
5 427 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
6 422 (27.33%) Microsoft
7 413 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
8 408 (26.42%) Analytics
9 400 (25.91%) SQL Server
10 336 (21.76%) Azure
11 295 (19.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 291 (18.85%) ETL
13 284 (18.39%) Visualisation
14 283 (18.33%) Data Modelling
15 281 (18.20%) Tableau
16 238 (15.41%) Python
17 221 (14.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 213 (13.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 199 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
20 181 (11.72%) SAP
21 169 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
22 160 (10.36%) Marketing
22 160 (10.36%) Data Visualisation
23 157 (10.17%) Java
24 155 (10.04%) Public Sector
25 143 (9.26%) Data Analysis
26 141 (9.13%) Scrum
27 139 (9.00%) Oracle
28 136 (8.81%) DevOps
29 134 (8.68%) T-SQL

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 87 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.50%) Confluence
3 49 (3.17%) Apache Spark
4 27 (1.75%) SAS
5 26 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 24 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
7 13 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.71%) CMS
9 8 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.52%) IIS
10 7 (0.45%) Apache
10 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.39%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.39%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.32%) DataSynapse
12 5 (0.32%) Moodle
12 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.32%) Totara
Applications
1 169 (10.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.19%) Sketch
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.13%) InDesign
7 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 88 (5.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.58%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.45%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.19%) SAP Bank Analyzer
8 3 (0.19%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.13%) Maximo
9 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 683 (44.24%) Power Platform
2 336 (21.76%) Azure
3 127 (8.23%) AWS
4 109 (7.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 62 (4.02%) Office 365
6 61 (3.95%) GCP
7 54 (3.50%) Dynamics 365
8 41 (2.66%) Serverless
9 39 (2.53%) PowerApps
10 32 (2.07%) Microsoft Flow
10 32 (2.07%) PaaS
11 24 (1.55%) Data Lake Analytics
12 23 (1.49%) Azure Functions
13 21 (1.36%) OneDrive
14 20 (1.30%) GitHub
14 20 (1.30%) Google Analytics
15 19 (1.23%) SaaS
16 18 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (1.04%) Amazon S3
18 15 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.17%) Firewall
2 10 (0.65%) DNS
3 8 (0.52%) Skype
3 8 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.39%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.39%) LAN
4 6 (0.39%) VPN
4 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.32%) Internet
6 4 (0.26%) DHCP
6 4 (0.26%) Intranet
6 4 (0.26%) PABX
6 4 (0.26%) SSH
6 4 (0.26%) WAN
7 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.19%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.13%) Broadband
8 2 (0.13%) HTTP
8 2 (0.13%) PSTN
8 2 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (44.11%) Power BI
2 427 (27.66%) Data Warehouse
3 400 (25.91%) SQL Server
4 295 (19.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 221 (14.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 213 (13.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 130 (8.42%) Data Lake
8 106 (6.87%) Big Data
9 83 (5.38%) Relational Database
10 82 (5.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 81 (5.25%) QlikView
12 76 (4.92%) Hadoop
13 65 (4.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 63 (4.08%) NoSQL
15 56 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
16 53 (3.43%) OLAP
17 49 (3.17%) Amazon Redshift
18 48 (3.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 48 (3.11%) Snowflake Schema
19 40 (2.59%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 99 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 79 (5.12%) JIRA
3 55 (3.56%) TeamCity
4 49 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 36 (2.33%) Maven
6 33 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 17 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 16 (1.04%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (0.84%) JUnit
11 11 (0.71%) ERwin
11 11 (0.71%) Gradle
11 11 (0.71%) Mockito
12 10 (0.65%) Selenium
12 10 (0.65%) Subversion
13 7 (0.45%) ER Studio
14 6 (0.39%) CA Gen
14 6 (0.39%) Grunt
General
1 515 (33.35%) Finance
2 160 (10.36%) Marketing
3 155 (10.04%) Public Sector
4 108 (6.99%) Telecoms
5 104 (6.74%) Manufacturing
6 95 (6.15%) Electronics
7 71 (4.60%) Banking
8 70 (4.53%) Retail
9 53 (3.43%) Legal
10 43 (2.78%) Front Office
11 23 (1.49%) Law
12 22 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.36%) Publishing
14 13 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.78%) Local Government
16 9 (0.58%) Games
17 8 (0.52%) Back Office
18 7 (0.45%) Advertising
19 6 (0.39%) German Language
20 3 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 565 (36.59%) Developer
2 300 (19.43%) Analyst
3 261 (16.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 151 (9.78%) Architect
5 131 (8.48%) Data Analyst
6 127 (8.23%) Consultant
7 122 (7.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 118 (7.64%) Power BI Developer
9 112 (7.25%) SQL Developer
10 103 (6.67%) Data Architect
10 103 (6.67%) Data Engineer
11 68 (4.40%) Business Analyst
12 56 (3.63%) SQL BI Developer
13 49 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 46 (2.98%) Power BI Analyst
15 45 (2.91%) SQL Analyst
16 43 (2.78%) Project Manager
17 38 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
17 38 (2.46%) Senior Developer
18 36 (2.33%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (6.93%) HTML
2 89 (5.76%) .NET
3 53 (3.43%) Kafka
4 51 (3.30%) CSS
5 47 (3.04%) Web Services
6 45 (2.91%) XML
7 44 (2.85%) ASP.NET
8 36 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 33 (2.14%) MDX
10 29 (1.88%) JSON
10 29 (1.88%) REST
11 27 (1.75%) J2EE
11 27 (1.75%) React
12 20 (1.30%) Spring
13 18 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
15 14 (0.91%) Spring Boot
16 13 (0.84%) PySpark
16 13 (0.84%) SOAP
17 12 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 199 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (3.76%) User Experience
4 49 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 48 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.04%) NHS
7 28 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 24 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
10 18 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (0.84%) FMCG
12 11 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.65%) Replication
14 8 (0.52%) Equities
14 8 (0.52%) Reinsurance
15 7 (0.45%) Derivative
15 7 (0.45%) iPad
15 7 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 53 (3.43%) Linux
2 44 (2.85%) Windows
3 35 (2.27%) Unix
4 20 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 12 (0.78%) Android
5 12 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.065%) AIX
10 1 (0.065%) CentOS
10 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (26.42%) Analytics
3 291 (18.85%) ETL
4 284 (18.39%) Visualisation
5 283 (18.33%) Data Modelling
6 160 (10.36%) Data Visualisation
7 143 (9.26%) Data Analysis
8 141 (9.13%) Scrum
9 136 (8.81%) DevOps
10 122 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
11 120 (7.77%) CRM
12 118 (7.64%) Migration
13 112 (7.25%) Programme Management
14 102 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
15 99 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 96 (6.22%) Data Science
17 81 (5.25%) Data Management
18 80 (5.18%) Dashboard Development
19 71 (4.60%) Project Management
20 70 (4.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 731 (47.34%) SQL
2 238 (15.41%) Python
3 157 (10.17%) Java
4 134 (8.68%) T-SQL
5 99 (6.41%) C#
6 91 (5.89%) PowerShell
7 77 (4.99%) Scala
8 58 (3.76%) PL/SQL
9 57 (3.69%) JavaScript
10 53 (3.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 41 (2.66%) C++
12 37 (2.40%) R
13 27 (1.75%) VBA
14 22 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.42%) PHP
15 21 (1.36%) C
16 19 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.97%) Ruby
18 14 (0.91%) Perl
19 12 (0.78%) Go
Qualifications
1 130 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 111 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.15%) Degree
4 12 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.45%) ISEB
7 6 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.32%) PhD
8 5 (0.32%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.26%) CISSP
9 4 (0.26%) MCSA
9 4 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.26%) PMP
9 4 (0.26%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.19%) ACCA
10 3 (0.19%) CCNA
10 3 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.12%) QA
2 76 (4.92%) Data Quality
3 34 (2.20%) PMO
4 29 (1.88%) GDPR
5 16 (1.04%) IFRS
6 15 (0.97%) Solvency II
7 14 (0.91%) SLA
8 7 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.39%) NIST
9 6 (0.39%) WCAG
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.19%) NCSC
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.065%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.065%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 36 (2.33%) Docker
2 29 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.04%) HDFS
4 15 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.19%) Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.065%) iptables
9 1 (0.065%) KVM
9 1 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.30%) Puppet
2 20 (1.30%) Terraform
3 12 (0.78%) Ansible
4 11 (0.71%) Kibana
4 11 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (0.45%) logstash
7 6 (0.39%) Control-M
7 6 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.19%) SCCM
10 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.13%) Ambari
10 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) SCOM
11 1 (0.065%) Automic
11 1 (0.065%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 422 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 281 (18.20%) Tableau
3 181 (11.72%) SAP
4 139 (9.00%) Oracle
5 63 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 57 (3.69%) Databricks
7 54 (3.50%) Cognos
8 51 (3.30%) Google
9 45 (2.91%) Alteryx
10 38 (2.46%) Informatica
10 38 (2.46%) MicroStrategy
11 28 (1.81%) Talend
11 28 (1.81%) Teradata
12 25 (1.62%) IBM
13 21 (1.36%) BEA
13 21 (1.36%) webMethods
14 16 (1.04%) Ab Initio
15 14 (0.91%) Cloudera
15 14 (0.91%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.84%) Adobe