Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £384 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

BI Developer
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 145 169
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 65 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.20% 1.18% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.25% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 60
North West median daily rate £384 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -9.68% +14.81%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £263
90th Percentile £500 £425 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £69.07 £69.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% - +91.86%
England median hourly rate £43.75 £48.00 £69.07
% change year-on-year -8.85% -30.51% +146.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,200 5,778 7,973
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 94.35% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,319 3,726 4,803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £240 £226
90th Percentile £598 £575 £560
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 219 393
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.37% -17.84% +29.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.70 £48.75 £47.63
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the North West

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the North West

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the North West

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the North West

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the North West

Business Intelligence Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Manchester -12 27 £375 +2.67% 14
Cheshire +11 18 £380 +16.92% 5
Lancashire +15 12 £400 +23.08% 4
Merseyside +13 5 £451 +24.28% 4
Business Intelligence Developer
England

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Business Intelligence Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (63.08%) SQL
3 37 (56.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (52.31%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
6 28 (43.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.85%) ETL
9 17 (26.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
11 14 (21.54%) Power BI
12 13 (20.00%) QlikView
13 12 (18.46%) Cognos
14 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
14 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
14 11 (16.92%) Tableau
15 9 (13.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
16 8 (12.31%) Analytics
17 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
17 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
17 7 (10.77%) Migration
18 6 (9.23%) IBM
18 6 (9.23%) Capita
18 6 (9.23%) Kimball Methodology
19 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
19 5 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
19 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (52.31%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
4 28 (43.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (26.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (21.54%) Power BI
7 13 (20.00%) QlikView
8 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (6.15%) PowerPivot
11 3 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
11 3 (4.62%) Big Data
11 3 (4.62%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
11 3 (4.62%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Military
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) COM
1 4 (6.15%) MDX
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.69%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (33.85%) ETL
3 11 (16.92%) Visualisation
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Analytics
5 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.23%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (7.69%) RAD
8 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (6.15%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) SDLC
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.62%) Complex ETL
9 3 (4.62%) Kanban
9 3 (4.62%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (3.08%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Cognos
3 11 (16.92%) Tableau
4 6 (9.23%) Capita
4 6 (9.23%) IBM
5 5 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco