Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 47 91
Rank change year-on-year -50 +44 -32
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 116 174 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.16% 3.65% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 4.30% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 111 77
Scotland median daily rate £413 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +36.36% -12.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £210
90th Percentile £525 £625 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £421
% change year-on-year - +6.82% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £10.41 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.76% - -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year -21.21% +10.44% +27.15%

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 4,699 4,049 4,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.31% 84.90% 85.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,622 2,295 2,574
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £235
90th Percentile £550 £530 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 103 109
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.62% -25.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.83 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.04 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £24.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -14.58% +5.10% +3.80%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 50 £375 -16.67% 22
Edinburgh -41 50 £425 -4.23% 10
South Lanarkshire -1 4 £400 +233.33%
Stirling -6 3 £475 - 3
West Lothian +6 1 £200 -
Fife 0 1 - - 1
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (46.55%) SQL
2 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 43 (37.07%) Finance
4 42 (36.21%) Power BI
5 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
7 34 (29.31%) Analytics
8 31 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (25.86%) ETL
10 24 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (18.97%) Tableau
12 21 (18.10%) Visualisation
13 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (17.24%) Dynamics 365
14 19 (16.38%) Banking
14 19 (16.38%) Data Modelling
15 17 (14.66%) Hadoop
15 17 (14.66%) Data Lake
16 16 (13.79%) CRM
16 16 (13.79%) Oracle
17 15 (12.93%) Migration
17 15 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM
18 14 (12.07%) PaaS
18 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
19 13 (11.21%) .NET
19 13 (11.21%) C#
19 13 (11.21%) Informatica
19 13 (11.21%) QlikView

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 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) SAS
3 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.72%) SPSS
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.72%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.86%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Dynamics 365
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.07%) PaaS
3 10 (8.62%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (6.90%) Office 365
5 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (3.45%) IaaS
6 4 (3.45%) SaaS
7 3 (2.59%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.86%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) Skype
3 3 (2.59%) VPN
4 2 (1.72%) Network Security
4 2 (1.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.86%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.86%) HTTP
5 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.86%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.86%) VLAN
5 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) Power BI
2 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
3 31 (26.72%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (14.66%) Data Lake
6 17 (14.66%) Hadoop
7 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (11.21%) QlikView
9 12 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (9.48%) Big Data
11 10 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
12 9 (7.76%) HDInsight
13 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
14 6 (5.17%) Electronic Patient Records
15 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
17 3 (2.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.72%) MorphX
2 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.86%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Maven
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (37.07%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Banking
3 11 (9.48%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.62%) Marketing
5 9 (7.76%) Retail
6 7 (6.03%) Electronics
6 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.45%) Legal
8 3 (2.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.86%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Developer
2 17 (14.66%) Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (9.48%) CRM Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (7.76%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Data Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Network Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Power BI Developer
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Architect
11 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Report Analyst
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (2.59%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) .NET
2 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.17%) REST
4 4 (3.45%) XML
5 3 (2.59%) CSS
5 3 (2.59%) HTML
5 3 (2.59%) Redux
6 2 (1.72%) LDAP
6 2 (1.72%) Middleware
6 2 (1.72%) RESTful
6 2 (1.72%) Spring
7 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.86%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.86%) J2EE
7 1 (0.86%) LESS
7 1 (0.86%) SAML
7 1 (0.86%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.86%) Universal Windows Platform
7 1 (0.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) e-Health
2 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.17%) LIMS
2 6 (5.17%) PACS
3 5 (4.31%) NHS
4 3 (2.59%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) PKI
5 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) Fintech
6 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Unix
2 4 (3.45%) Linux
3 3 (2.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) Analytics
3 30 (25.86%) ETL
4 21 (18.10%) Visualisation
5 19 (16.38%) Data Modelling
6 16 (13.79%) CRM
7 15 (12.93%) Migration
8 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
8 11 (9.48%) Data Analytics
8 11 (9.48%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.62%) Data Visualisation
9 10 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (7.76%) Machine Learning
10 9 (7.76%) Service Design
11 8 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 8 (6.90%) Workflow
12 7 (6.03%) Data Strategy
12 7 (6.03%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) C#
2 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
3 12 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.62%) Java
5 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.45%) X++
6 3 (2.59%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.72%) R
7 2 (1.72%) Scala
7 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.86%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) CISSP
4 2 (1.72%) CITP
4 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) Data Quality
1 9 (7.76%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) HL7
3 5 (4.31%) PMO
4 4 (3.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) HDFS
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) Ambari
3 1 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.86%) Oozie
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.97%) Tableau
3 16 (13.79%) Oracle
4 13 (11.21%) Informatica
5 12 (10.34%) SAP
6 6 (5.17%) Talend
6 6 (5.17%) Teradata
7 5 (4.31%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (4.31%) Vermilion
8 3 (2.59%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.59%) Cognos
9 2 (1.72%) Charles River
9 2 (1.72%) F5
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Splunk
10 1 (0.86%) Adobe
10 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.86%) Juniper
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.86%) Trillium