Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 August 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 157 198
Rank change year-on-year -39 +41 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 13 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.24% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 15
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -5.08%
10th Percentile £304 £321 £309
90th Percentile £488 £475 £451
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £49.00
% change year-on-year +17.86% -28.57% +44.12%

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 5,232 4,106 4,986
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.05% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,959 2,351 2,855
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.73%
10th Percentile £238 £229 £230
90th Percentile £544 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 104 112
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.32 £10.23
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.88 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.39% -1.58% +6.38%

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 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in Scotland

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 16 August 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
Edinburgh -19 11 £475 +11.76% 3
Glasgow -29 2 £425 +6.25% 2
Business Intelligence Developer
UK

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

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

1 13 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Power BI
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Data Lake
7 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
8 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (15.38%) Analytics
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (15.38%) Migration

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 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Power BI
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) Data Lake
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.69%) OLAP
6 1 (7.69%) QlikView
6 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 1 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos