Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 November 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 56 71
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 129 163 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.45% 3.26% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.82% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 99 74
Scotland median daily rate £412 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.83% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £304
90th Percentile £588 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £35.00 £28.34
% change year-on-year -7.21% +23.50% +11.40%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,623 4,267 3,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.94% 85.39% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,500 2,409 2,174
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 108 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.30 £9.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
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 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Scotland

Business Intelligence
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Glasgow -12 60 £365 -16.57% 33
Edinburgh -25 59 £463 +5.71% 27
Stirling +1 2 £300 -36.84% 2
Fife - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 66 (51.16%) SQL
2 55 (42.64%) SQL Server
3 49 (37.98%) ETL
3 49 (37.98%) Power BI
4 47 (36.43%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
5 44 (34.11%) Finance
6 37 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (24.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (23.26%) Oracle
9 28 (21.71%) Analytics
10 26 (20.16%) Data Modelling
11 25 (19.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (18.60%) QA
13 22 (17.05%) Tableau
14 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
15 20 (15.50%) Data Integration
16 19 (14.73%) Unix
17 18 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (13.95%) Retail
18 17 (13.18%) Banking
18 17 (13.18%) Visualisation
18 17 (13.18%) Migration
18 17 (13.18%) Teradata
18 17 (13.18%) Dynamics 365
19 16 (12.40%) T-SQL
19 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (12.40%) Data Migration
20 15 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (11.63%) Hadoop

Business Intelligence
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 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.10%) SAS
4 3 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.55%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.55%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.18%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.30%) PaaS
4 10 (7.75%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.65%) Office 365
6 5 (3.88%) SaaS
7 3 (2.33%) GitHub
7 3 (2.33%) IaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) Skype
3 3 (2.33%) SSL
4 2 (1.55%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (42.64%) SQL Server
2 49 (37.98%) Power BI
3 47 (36.43%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (24.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (19.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (13.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (11.63%) Hadoop
8 13 (10.08%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (10.08%) Data Lake
8 13 (10.08%) Oracle Database
9 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (7.75%) Big Data
10 10 (7.75%) QlikView
11 9 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (6.98%) HDInsight
12 7 (5.43%) Electronic Patient Records
12 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
13 5 (3.88%) OLAP
13 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
14 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.55%) MorphX
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 44 (34.11%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Retail
3 17 (13.18%) Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.43%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.65%) Marketing
7 4 (3.10%) Electronics
7 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.55%) Back Office
8 2 (1.55%) Legal
8 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (48.84%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) Analyst
3 16 (12.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (10.85%) Ab Initio Developer
5 12 (9.30%) SQL Developer
6 10 (7.75%) Architect
7 9 (6.98%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Data Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Power BI Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.65%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Report Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) CRM Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (3.88%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) .NET
2 5 (3.88%) REST
3 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.33%) LDAP
4 3 (2.33%) XML
5 2 (1.55%) Middleware
5 2 (1.55%) RESTful
5 2 (1.55%) Spring
5 2 (1.55%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.78%) CSS
6 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.78%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) Java EE
6 1 (0.78%) JSON
6 1 (0.78%) JSP
6 1 (0.78%) OAuth
6 1 (0.78%) SAML
6 1 (0.78%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) e-Health
2 7 (5.43%) LIMS
2 7 (5.43%) PACS
3 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.33%) NHS
5 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) PKI
5 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.73%) Unix
2 6 (4.65%) Linux
2 6 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.98%) ETL
2 37 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.71%) Analytics
4 26 (20.16%) Data Modelling
5 20 (15.50%) Data Integration
6 17 (13.18%) Migration
6 17 (13.18%) Visualisation
7 16 (12.40%) Data Migration
8 15 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.53%) CRM
10 10 (7.75%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.75%) Investment Management
10 10 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.98%) Machine Learning
12 8 (6.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (6.20%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
13 7 (5.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (51.16%) SQL
2 16 (12.40%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.85%) Java
4 13 (10.08%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.43%) C#
6 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.10%) X++
8 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.33%) Python
8 3 (2.33%) VBA
9 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.55%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CITP
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PMP
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.60%) QA
2 8 (6.20%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.20%) PMO
3 7 (5.43%) HL7
4 2 (1.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.78%) IFRS
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Ansible
2 2 (1.55%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Ambari
3 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.78%) Oozie
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.26%) Oracle
3 22 (17.05%) Tableau
4 17 (13.18%) Teradata
5 14 (10.85%) Ab Initio
6 8 (6.20%) Informatica
7 7 (5.43%) SAP
7 7 (5.43%) Talend
8 6 (4.65%) Vermilion
9 5 (3.88%) IBM
10 4 (3.10%) Charles River
10 4 (3.10%) Cognos
11 2 (1.55%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.55%) F5
11 2 (1.55%) Splunk
12 1 (0.78%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.78%) BISAM
12 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.78%) FactSet
12 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks