Period
to 5 December 2021

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 5 December 2021 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2,082 868 1,841
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.55% 5.37% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 6.05% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,516 657 1,396
10th Percentile £350 £325 £350
25th Percentile £425 £404 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £496
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.76% +3.39%
75th Percentile £614 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £672 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.23% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
10th Percentile £24.74 £20.20 £20.00
25th Percentile £26.42 £20.50 £23.37
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £29.96
Median % change year-on-year +47.73% -26.57% -7.74%
75th Percentile £45.88 £31.50 £36.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £36.60 £37.89
England median hourly rate £22.38 £22.00 £24.10
% change year-on-year +1.73% -8.71% +10.15%

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 34,229 14,352 30,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.22% 88.76% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,852 10,363 22,571
10th Percentile £375 £318 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £663 £613 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 131 370
10th Percentile £17.13 £16.13 £12.44
25th Percentile £21.50 £22.75 £16.12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.19% +42.22% +7.14%
75th Percentile £54.47 £45.50 £43.56
90th Percentile £70.00 £58.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £24.35 £27.00 £21.76
% change year-on-year -9.81% +24.08% +7.54%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in London.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in London

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 2021. 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 -5 247 £525 +10.53% 126
West London -17 48 £363 -28.92% 28
South London +2 16 £540 +2.86% 7
North London +9 8 £315 +5.00% 2
East London -8 8 £240 -49.53% 23
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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 1,059 (50.86%) Power Platform
2 1,040 (49.95%) Power BI
3 986 (47.36%) SQL
4 665 (31.94%) Finance
5 642 (30.84%) Azure
6 632 (30.36%) Analytics
7 600 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
8 511 (24.54%) Data Warehouse
9 505 (24.26%) Social Skills
10 472 (22.67%) Microsoft
11 401 (19.26%) Python
12 392 (18.83%) Visualisation
13 376 (18.06%) Data Modelling
14 374 (17.96%) ETL
15 357 (17.15%) SQL Server
16 353 (16.95%) Tableau
17 310 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
18 290 (13.93%) SAP
19 282 (13.54%) Marketing
20 278 (13.35%) Data Visualisation
21 263 (12.63%) Public Sector
22 247 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
23 235 (11.29%) DevOps
24 232 (11.14%) AWS
25 229 (11.00%) Programme Management
26 224 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
27 223 (10.71%) Data Lake
28 221 (10.61%) Manufacturing
29 213 (10.23%) Digital Marketing
30 212 (10.18%) Data Analysis

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
1 130 (6.24%) SharePoint
2 121 (5.81%) Apache Spark
3 41 (1.97%) SAS
4 33 (1.59%) Confluence
5 25 (1.20%) Apache
6 18 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
7 16 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.67%) CMS
9 12 (0.58%) IIS
10 7 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.24%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.24%) Drupal
12 5 (0.24%) nginx
12 5 (0.24%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.19%) Luigi
13 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.14%) Appian
Applications
1 224 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.53%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle Smart View
7 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.19%) SPSS
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.096%) Figma
10 2 (0.096%) InDesign
10 2 (0.096%) Sketch
11 1 (0.048%) InVision
11 1 (0.048%) Stata
11 1 (0.048%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 36 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.53%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1,059 (50.86%) Power Platform
2 642 (30.84%) Azure
3 232 (11.14%) AWS
4 161 (7.73%) Azure Data Factory
5 117 (5.62%) Microsoft 365
6 114 (5.48%) PowerApps
7 96 (4.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 96 (4.61%) GCP
8 67 (3.22%) Dynamics 365
9 66 (3.17%) Power Automate
10 58 (2.79%) Serverless
11 51 (2.45%) Snowflake
12 50 (2.40%) IaaS
13 49 (2.35%) PaaS
14 45 (2.16%) Amazon S3
15 44 (2.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 43 (2.07%) Azure Logic Apps
17 39 (1.87%) Adobe Analytics
17 39 (1.87%) GitHub
18 31 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.58%) HTTP
2 10 (0.48%) Internet
3 9 (0.43%) Network Security
3 9 (0.43%) RTMP
4 8 (0.38%) AMQP
5 6 (0.29%) Firewall
5 6 (0.29%) IPsec
5 6 (0.29%) SSL
6 5 (0.24%) DNS
6 5 (0.24%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.24%) WAN
7 4 (0.19%) DHCP
7 4 (0.19%) PABX
8 3 (0.14%) FTP
8 3 (0.14%) SAN
8 3 (0.14%) Skype
8 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.096%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.096%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.096%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,040 (49.95%) Power BI
2 511 (24.54%) Data Warehouse
3 357 (17.15%) SQL Server
4 353 (16.95%) Tableau
5 223 (10.71%) Data Lake
6 209 (10.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 192 (9.22%) Big Data
8 149 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 129 (6.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 122 (5.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 115 (5.52%) Relational Database
12 100 (4.80%) QlikView
13 99 (4.76%) Metadata
14 98 (4.71%) Hadoop
15 91 (4.37%) Qlik Sense
16 81 (3.89%) NoSQL
17 79 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
18 77 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
19 60 (2.88%) BigQuery
20 57 (2.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 93 (4.47%) JIRA
2 74 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 46 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 39 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 32 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (0.86%) Subversion
8 12 (0.58%) Artifactory
9 9 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.43%) ERwin
9 9 (0.43%) GitLab
9 9 (0.43%) Selenium
10 8 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
10 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.38%) webpack
11 6 (0.29%) ER Studio
12 5 (0.24%) Cypress.io
12 5 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.24%) Sourcetree
12 5 (0.24%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 665 (31.94%) Finance
2 505 (24.26%) Social Skills
3 310 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 282 (13.54%) Marketing
5 263 (12.63%) Public Sector
6 221 (10.61%) Manufacturing
7 208 (9.99%) Telecoms
8 205 (9.85%) Electronics
9 120 (5.76%) Banking
10 76 (3.65%) Presentation Skills
11 70 (3.36%) Retail
12 43 (2.07%) Legal
13 39 (1.87%) Investment Banking
14 32 (1.54%) Influencing Skills
15 26 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (1.20%) Law
17 22 (1.06%) Publishing
18 20 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
18 20 (0.96%) Financial Institution
19 18 (0.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 538 (25.84%) Developer
2 449 (21.57%) Analyst
3 236 (11.34%) Architect
4 232 (11.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 204 (9.80%) Data Engineer
6 196 (9.41%) Data Analyst
7 140 (6.72%) Power BI Developer
8 131 (6.29%) Business Analyst
9 121 (5.81%) Consultant
10 118 (5.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 116 (5.57%) Data Architect
12 91 (4.37%) Azure Engineer
13 88 (4.23%) Project Manager
14 74 (3.55%) SQL Developer
15 71 (3.41%) Data Business Analyst
16 70 (3.36%) SQL Analyst
17 54 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
18 50 (2.40%) SQL Data Analyst
19 48 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
20 43 (2.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (4.90%) .NET
2 85 (4.08%) Kafka
3 54 (2.59%) HTML
3 54 (2.59%) Web Services
4 51 (2.45%) JSON
5 48 (2.31%) XML
6 44 (2.11%) Node.js
7 43 (2.07%) RESTful
8 42 (2.02%) PySpark
8 42 (2.02%) React
9 36 (1.73%) CSS
10 29 (1.39%) AngularJS
11 24 (1.15%) J2EE
11 24 (1.15%) REST
12 20 (0.96%) Pandas
13 18 (0.86%) HTML5
13 18 (0.86%) MDX
14 17 (0.82%) Spark Streaming
15 16 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (0.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 64 (3.07%) User Experience
2 57 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.31%) NHS
4 43 (2.07%) Data Structures
5 23 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 21 (1.01%) Reference Data
8 20 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
8 20 (0.96%) Reinsurance
9 19 (0.91%) FMCG
9 19 (0.91%) Hedge funds
10 18 (0.86%) Public Cloud
11 17 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 17 (0.82%) Market Risk
12 16 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
13 15 (0.72%) Cloud Native
14 14 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
14 14 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
15 10 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 87 (4.18%) Linux
2 63 (3.03%) Windows
3 41 (1.97%) Unix
4 21 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.58%) Windows 10
6 10 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.38%) VMS
8 7 (0.34%) Android
9 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.096%) CentOS
11 2 (0.096%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.048%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.048%) Debian
12 1 (0.048%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (30.36%) Analytics
2 600 (28.82%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (18.83%) Visualisation
4 376 (18.06%) Data Modelling
5 374 (17.96%) ETL
6 278 (13.35%) Data Visualisation
7 247 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 235 (11.29%) DevOps
9 229 (11.00%) Programme Management
10 213 (10.23%) Digital Marketing
11 212 (10.18%) Data Analysis
12 188 (9.03%) Migration
13 187 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
14 186 (8.93%) Scrum
15 175 (8.41%) Data Analytics
16 165 (7.93%) Data Management
17 147 (7.06%) Data Engineering
18 130 (6.24%) Data Architecture
19 128 (6.15%) Data Science
20 114 (5.48%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 986 (47.36%) SQL
2 401 (19.26%) Python
3 150 (7.20%) T-SQL
4 143 (6.87%) C#
5 136 (6.53%) Java
6 104 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 100 (4.80%) R
8 76 (3.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 67 (3.22%) PowerShell
10 54 (2.59%) VBA
11 45 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 39 (1.87%) Scala
13 29 (1.39%) C
14 27 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.25%) TypeScript
16 23 (1.10%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.96%) Bash Shell
17 20 (0.96%) VB
18 18 (0.86%) PHP
18 18 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 119 (5.72%) Degree
2 100 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 79 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.62%) CIMA
7 12 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.38%) CFA
8 8 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.34%) Tableau Certification
10 6 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.29%) MCSE
10 6 (0.29%) PMP
11 5 (0.24%) ACCA
11 5 (0.24%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.86%) Data Quality
2 71 (3.41%) QA
3 39 (1.87%) PMO
4 30 (1.44%) GDPR
5 17 (0.82%) Accessibility
5 17 (0.82%) SLA
6 8 (0.38%) NCSC
7 6 (0.29%) GRC
8 5 (0.24%) EMIR
9 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.14%) COBIT
10 3 (0.14%) IFRS
10 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.096%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.096%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.096%) WCAG
12 1 (0.048%) Basel II
12 1 (0.048%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.048%) GMP
12 1 (0.048%) HL7
System Software
1 46 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.44%) Docker
3 23 (1.10%) HDFS
4 8 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.048%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 37 (1.78%) Terraform
3 30 (1.44%) Ansible
4 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.58%) SCCM
6 7 (0.34%) Grafana
7 6 (0.29%) Kibana
7 6 (0.29%) Oozie
7 6 (0.29%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.19%) Control-M
9 3 (0.14%) Core Impact
9 3 (0.14%) Puppet
9 3 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.096%) logstash
10 2 (0.096%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.048%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.048%) QRadar
Vendors
1 472 (22.67%) Microsoft
2 290 (13.93%) SAP
3 195 (9.37%) Oracle
4 169 (8.12%) Databricks
5 104 (5.00%) Google
6 66 (3.17%) Informatica
7 60 (2.88%) Adobe
8 52 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (2.16%) Alteryx
10 32 (1.54%) ServiceNow
11 25 (1.20%) Ab Initio
12 24 (1.15%) Sparx
13 22 (1.06%) Remedy
13 22 (1.06%) Teradata
14 21 (1.01%) Cloudera
15 18 (0.86%) IBM
15 18 (0.86%) MapR
16 16 (0.77%) Cognos
17 14 (0.67%) TIBCO
18 13 (0.62%) Talend