Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 67 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 160 131 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.17% 3.01% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.61% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 79 107
Scotland median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £312 £310 £258
90th Percentile £525 £543 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £25.44
% change year-on-year +22.81% +12.03% +21.14%

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 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +6 86 £438 +9.38% 8
Glasgow +4 52 £438 +16.67% 13
Aberdeen -5 6 £425 +28.79% 1
Stirling +6 4 £475 -5.00%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Highlands - 2 £250 - 1
Scottish Borders +4 1 - -
Inverclyde -2 1 - -
Business Intelligence
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 72 (45.00%) SQL
2 62 (38.75%) Finance
3 48 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (27.50%) Microsoft
6 43 (26.88%) SQL Server
7 36 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (20.63%) Power BI
9 31 (19.38%) Oracle
10 30 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (18.75%) Analytics
11 29 (18.13%) Data Modelling
12 28 (17.50%) ETL
12 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (16.25%) SAP
15 24 (15.00%) Manufacturing
16 23 (14.38%) Marketing
17 21 (13.13%) Programme Management
17 21 (13.13%) T-SQL
18 20 (12.50%) Electronics
18 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
18 20 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
19 18 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (11.25%) Banking
20 16 (10.00%) SAS
21 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
21 15 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
21 15 (9.38%) Visualisation
22 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure

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 16 (10.00%) SAS
2 11 (6.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.75%) CMS
4 5 (3.13%) Drupal
4 5 (3.13%) nginx
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.25%) SPSS
6 1 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.25%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.63%) FRx
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.88%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (26.88%) SQL Server
3 36 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (20.63%) Power BI
5 30 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (16.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (6.88%) Hadoop
10 10 (6.25%) Big Data
10 10 (6.25%) PowerPivot
11 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.63%) QlikView
12 8 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (5.00%) SAS EBI
13 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.75%) Grunt
2 6 (3.75%) gulp
3 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.88%) JIRA
4 3 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.63%) MorphX
6 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (38.75%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 23 (14.38%) Marketing
4 20 (12.50%) Electronics
4 20 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 18 (11.25%) Banking
6 8 (5.00%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.13%) Publishing
8 4 (2.50%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.88%) Back Office
10 2 (1.25%) German Language
10 2 (1.25%) Italian Language
10 2 (1.25%) Legal
10 2 (1.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.63%) Advertising
11 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (48.13%) Developer
2 35 (21.88%) Analyst
3 31 (19.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 16 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (6.88%) Architect
6 10 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 10 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Lead Developer
7 9 (5.63%) OBIEE Developer
7 9 (5.63%) SQL Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Big Data Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 7 (4.38%) Power BI Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (4.38%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Data Architect
9 6 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) AngularJS
1 11 (6.88%) CSS
1 11 (6.88%) CSS3
1 11 (6.88%) HTML
1 11 (6.88%) HTML5
1 11 (6.88%) Sass
2 8 (5.00%) Web Services
3 6 (3.75%) jQuery
3 6 (3.75%) Node.js
3 6 (3.75%) React
3 6 (3.75%) Redux
3 6 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (3.75%) XML
4 5 (3.13%) Google Maps API
4 5 (3.13%) JSON
4 5 (3.13%) Open Graph
4 5 (3.13%) Symfony
4 5 (3.13%) Twig
5 1 (0.63%) MDX
5 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.75%) Linux
2 1 (0.63%) AIX
2 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Unix
2 1 (0.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.75%) Analytics
3 29 (18.13%) Data Modelling
4 28 (17.50%) ETL
5 21 (13.13%) Programme Management
6 20 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (9.38%) Visualisation
9 12 (7.50%) Migration
10 11 (6.88%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.88%) Data Analysis
10 11 (6.88%) Project Management
10 11 (6.88%) Scrum
11 10 (6.25%) Data Integration
11 10 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.38%) Asset Management
12 7 (4.38%) Data Analytics
12 7 (4.38%) Data Management
12 7 (4.38%) ERP
12 7 (4.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.00%) SQL
2 21 (13.13%) T-SQL
3 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (3.75%) ECMAScript
6 5 (3.13%) PHP
7 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.88%) R
9 2 (1.25%) Java
9 2 (1.25%) Python
9 2 (1.25%) X++
10 1 (0.63%) ABAP
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) BC Cleared
2 5 (3.13%) ISEB
2 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.88%) APMP
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.25%) PMO
3 2 (1.25%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 44 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.38%) Oracle
3 26 (16.25%) SAP
4 13 (8.13%) Cognos
4 13 (8.13%) Tableau
5 10 (6.25%) Informatica
6 7 (4.38%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (3.75%) Twitter
8 5 (3.13%) Facebook
8 5 (3.13%) Google
8 5 (3.13%) Teradata
9 4 (2.50%) IBM
10 3 (1.88%) Talend
11 2 (1.25%) Alteryx
11 2 (1.25%) Ariba
11 2 (1.25%) Netezza
11 2 (1.25%) Northgate
12 1 (0.63%) Sitecore