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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 94 53
Rank change year-on-year +54 -41  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 82 61 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.78% 2.08% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 2.43% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 56
Median daily rate £475 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -11.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -13.96% +36.84%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1787 2510 2481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.43% 85.46% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1431 1282
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 65
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.92 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +46 45 £500 +48.14% 9
Glasgow +5 22 £438 +40.00% 14
Stirling +9 6 £475 -13.63% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £318 - 1
Fife - 2 £220 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £120 -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 54 (44.26%) Finance
2 52 (42.62%) SQL
3 35 (28.69%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
6 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
6 27 (22.13%) Migration
7 26 (21.31%) Workflow
7 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (20.49%) ERP
9 24 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (19.67%) Analytics
10 20 (16.39%) SDLC
10 20 (16.39%) Data Migration
10 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (16.39%) Unit4 Business World
11 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (13.93%) Performance Testing
12 17 (13.93%) Integration Testing
12 17 (13.93%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (13.93%) Regression Testing
12 17 (13.93%) System Integration Testing
13 16 (13.11%) ETL
13 16 (13.11%) SAP
14 15 (12.30%) Oracle
14 15 (12.30%) Data Modelling
14 15 (12.30%) Project Management
14 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
15 14 (11.48%) Programme Management
16 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel

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 8 (6.56%) SAS
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.10%) SPSS
4 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.64%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (4.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.64%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.64%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.82%) FRx
4 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.69%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (22.13%) SQL Server
3 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (13.93%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (10.66%) Power BI
7 10 (8.20%) QlikView
8 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.92%) SAP BW
10 5 (4.10%) Big Data
10 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.28%) MS Access
11 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (2.46%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.46%) MOLAP
12 3 (2.46%) OLAP
12 3 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) ERwin
1 2 (1.64%) Grunt
1 2 (1.64%) gulp
1 2 (1.64%) NWDI
1 2 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.82%) Toad
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (44.26%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Local Government
3 11 (9.02%) Banking
4 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.74%) Retail
5 6 (4.92%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.10%) Electronics
6 5 (4.10%) Marketing
6 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.28%) Legal
8 3 (2.46%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.64%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.82%) Back Office
10 1 (0.82%) German Language
10 1 (0.82%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Consultant
3 24 (19.67%) Developer
4 18 (14.75%) Implementation Consultant
5 14 (11.48%) Business Consultant
6 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.56%) DBA
9 7 (5.74%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
9 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (4.92%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) SQL DBA
12 4 (3.28%) Procurement Consultant
12 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst Programmer
12 4 (3.28%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) XML
2 3 (2.46%) Web Services
3 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.64%) CSS
3 2 (1.64%) CSS3
3 2 (1.64%) HTML
3 2 (1.64%) HTML5
3 2 (1.64%) jQuery
3 2 (1.64%) Node.js
3 2 (1.64%) React
3 2 (1.64%) Redux
3 2 (1.64%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.64%) Sass
3 2 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.82%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk
2 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.64%) Clustering
3 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Windows
2 3 (2.46%) Unix
3 1 (0.82%) AIX
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.13%) Migration
3 26 (21.31%) Workflow
4 25 (20.49%) ERP
5 24 (19.67%) Analytics
5 24 (19.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (16.39%) Data Migration
6 20 (16.39%) SDLC
7 17 (13.93%) Integration Testing
7 17 (13.93%) Performance Testing
7 17 (13.93%) Regression Testing
7 17 (13.93%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (13.11%) ETL
9 15 (12.30%) Business Analysis
9 15 (12.30%) Data Modelling
9 15 (12.30%) Project Management
10 14 (11.48%) Programme Management
11 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2
12 11 (9.02%) Data Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.62%) SQL
2 6 (4.92%) Python
3 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.28%) R
5 3 (2.46%) C
6 2 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (1.64%) ECMAScript
6 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.64%) VBA
7 1 (0.82%) ABAP
7 1 (0.82%) C#
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VB
7 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) APMP
3 3 (2.46%) ISEB
3 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.46%) Basel III
3 2 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) Basel II
4 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.11%) SAP
3 15 (12.30%) Oracle
4 10 (8.20%) Cognos
4 10 (8.20%) Informatica
5 8 (6.56%) Tableau
6 3 (2.46%) Teradata
7 2 (1.64%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.64%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.64%) Sybase
7 2 (1.64%) Talend
8 1 (0.82%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.82%) Ariba
8 1 (0.82%) BISAM
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.82%) OpenText
8 1 (0.82%) Perforce
8 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
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