Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 58 75
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 156 120 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.98% 3.17% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.76% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 74 99
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £310 £305 £218
90th Percentile £538 £675 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £22.70 £17.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.55% - -
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £24.66 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.82% -38.35% +45.45%

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 4,480 3,194 4,659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.56% 84.50% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,699 1,875 2,602
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £262 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 74 90
Scotland median hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% -29.17% +25.22%
10th Percentile £10.51 £11.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.50 £47.01 £43.15
UK median hourly rate £21.84 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.64% - +17.10%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -8 82 £450 - 26
Glasgow -2 59 £390 -2.50% 15
South Lanarkshire -2 5 £400 +233.33%
Stirling -10 3 £475 - 3
Aberdeen +12 1 - - 1
West Lothian +2 1 £200 - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £500 -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 62 (39.74%) SQL
2 59 (37.82%) Finance
3 56 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (30.13%) Microsoft
6 45 (28.85%) Power BI
7 32 (20.51%) ETL
8 31 (19.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (18.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (17.31%) Data Analysis
10 27 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 25 (16.03%) SAP
11 25 (16.03%) Analytics
12 24 (15.38%) Data Modelling
13 22 (14.10%) C#
14 19 (12.18%) Banking
14 19 (12.18%) QlikView
14 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
15 18 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (11.54%) RDBMS
16 17 (10.90%) CRM
16 17 (10.90%) Dynamics CRM
16 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (10.26%) Data Quality
17 16 (10.26%) JavaScript
17 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (9.62%) Migration
18 15 (9.62%) QA
18 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
18 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.64%) Apache
4 1 (0.64%) Jetty
4 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (10.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.28%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.28%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.28%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.05%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.21%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (3.21%) Office 365
4 3 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.92%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) npm
6 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) Firewall
2 2 (1.28%) Network Security
2 2 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) VLAN
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.90%) Data Warehouse
2 45 (28.85%) Power BI
3 31 (19.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (18.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (17.31%) SQL Server
6 19 (12.18%) QlikView
6 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
7 18 (11.54%) RDBMS
8 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (7.69%) Data Lake
10 11 (7.05%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (5.77%) Big Data
11 9 (5.77%) SAP BW
12 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (3.21%) SAP HANA
14 4 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
15 2 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.28%) NWDI
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.64%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.64%) GitLab
5 1 (0.64%) Gradle
5 1 (0.64%) gulp
5 1 (0.64%) Mockito
5 1 (0.64%) MSTest
5 1 (0.64%) NUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 59 (37.82%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Banking
3 14 (8.97%) Marketing
4 12 (7.69%) Electronics
4 12 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 12 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.85%) Retail
6 4 (2.56%) Legal
7 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (33.97%) Developer
2 30 (19.23%) Analyst
3 23 (14.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 19 (12.18%) Architect
5 16 (10.26%) Consultant
6 14 (8.97%) SQL Developer
7 12 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 11 (7.05%) Business Analyst
8 11 (7.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) CRM Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Data Architect
9 10 (6.41%) Power BI Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Project Manager
10 9 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.13%) SQL BI Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 7 (4.49%) Technical Architect
13 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
13 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) .NET
2 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.13%) REST
4 5 (3.21%) CSS
4 5 (3.21%) XML
5 4 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.56%) HTML
5 4 (2.56%) Redux
6 3 (1.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.28%) Angular 2
7 2 (1.28%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.28%) Java EE
7 2 (1.28%) jQuery
7 2 (1.28%) Middleware
7 2 (1.28%) Node.js
7 2 (1.28%) SAP Basis
7 2 (1.28%) Spring
7 2 (1.28%) Web Services
8 1 (0.64%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.64%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.85%) NHS
4 4 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.56%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) FMCG
6 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.64%) Fintech
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.28%) Linux
2 2 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.51%) ETL
3 27 (17.31%) Data Analysis
4 25 (16.03%) Analytics
5 24 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 18 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (10.90%) CRM
8 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.62%) Migration
9 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
10 14 (8.97%) Data Architecture
10 14 (8.97%) Information Security
10 14 (8.97%) TOGAF
11 13 (8.33%) Data Analytics
11 13 (8.33%) Data Integration
11 13 (8.33%) Visualisation
11 13 (8.33%) Workflow
12 12 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (7.69%) Programme Management
13 10 (6.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (39.74%) SQL
2 22 (14.10%) C#
3 16 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.56%) Java
7 3 (1.92%) Python
7 3 (1.92%) R
8 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.64%) ES6
9 1 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (8.97%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) MCAD
5 2 (1.28%) MCSD
5 2 (1.28%) MCTS
6 1 (0.64%) CITP
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.26%) Data Quality
2 15 (9.62%) QA
3 6 (3.85%) PMO
4 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (30.13%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.03%) SAP
3 14 (8.97%) Oracle
4 12 (7.69%) Tableau
5 6 (3.85%) Informatica
6 5 (3.21%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.92%) Cognos
7 3 (1.92%) Teradata
8 2 (1.28%) Sybase
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco
9 1 (0.64%) F5
9 1 (0.64%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) MapR
9 1 (0.64%) Northgate
9 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.64%) Snow
9 1 (0.64%) Trillium
9 1 (0.64%) VMware