Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 171 175
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 31 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -0.36% +0.36%
10th Percentile £315 £319 £308
90th Percentile £475 £466 £397
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £48.00 £41.91
% change year-on-year -8.85% +14.53% +16.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4811 4105 5837
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 94.72% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2742 2412 3018
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £229
90th Percentile £531 £494 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 123
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.40
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -5 16 £425 +21.43% 1
Glasgow -1 12 £363 +7.41% 2
Aberdeen - 2 £293 -
Business Intelligence Developer
UK

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Scotland region featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
4 19 (61.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (54.84%) Power BI
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
8 14 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
12 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (22.58%) Finance
14 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
14 6 (19.35%) PowerPivot
15 5 (16.13%) Tableau
15 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
15 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (16.13%) ETL
15 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (12.90%) Analytics
16 4 (12.90%) Banking
16 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
17 3 (9.68%) Degree
17 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
17 3 (9.68%) Oracle
17 3 (9.68%) Data Lake

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (54.84%) Power BI
4 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (45.16%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (19.35%) PowerPivot
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (9.68%) Data Lake
11 2 (6.45%) Big Data
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
12 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (3.23%) SAS EBI
12 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) ETL
4 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) Predictive Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Tableau
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy