Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 162 157
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 20 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 7
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +21.00%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £338
90th Percentile £438 £481 £543
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £48.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -8.85% -27.86%

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 4,511 4,554 3,600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 95.73% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,532 2,661 2,078
Scotland median daily rate £405 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £224
90th Percentile £562 £538 £504
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 112 134
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.70% -17.52%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.79 £10.54
90th Percentile £44.50 £35.00 £49.51
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Glasgow -8 15 £365 +8.96% 2
Edinburgh -3 5 £425 -2.86% 3
Business Intelligence Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 20 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (95.00%) Power BI
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (35.00%) ETL
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
10 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
12 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
12 2 (10.00%) Office 365
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (10.00%) Analytics
12 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (10.00%) Data Development
12 2 (10.00%) PaaS
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (10.00%) Finance

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) Power BI
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) Data Lake
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (35.00%) ETL
4 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Data Development
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com