Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Microsoft Power BI
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 154 167
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Power BI 65 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.25% 0.63% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.01% 3.27% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 9
Scotland median daily rate £375 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -12.19% -
10th Percentile £295 £219 £315
90th Percentile £458 £479 £506
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £33.74 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +56.92% - -

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,082 947 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.89% 19.14% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 518 536
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £287 £261
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.60% -1.18% +48.02%
10th Percentile £14.15 £14.14 £9.37
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £32.24 £31.23 £28.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% +11.54% -1.10%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in Scotland over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in Scotland

Power BI
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 Power BI within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 9 December 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 +14 42 £375 +11.11% 11
Edinburgh +6 18 £438 +2.94% 6
Stirling - 2 £300 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £263 -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI 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 Power BI.

1 55 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 36 (55.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 34 (52.31%) SQL
5 30 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (38.46%) Data Modelling
7 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (33.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (27.69%) Finance
9 18 (27.69%) Data Lake
10 17 (26.15%) Analytics
10 17 (26.15%) ETL
11 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
12 15 (23.08%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
14 13 (20.00%) Hadoop
14 13 (20.00%) Big Data
15 12 (18.46%) Tableau
16 11 (16.92%) PaaS
16 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 10 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
17 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
17 10 (15.38%) HDInsight
18 9 (13.85%) Azure SQL Database
19 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
20 7 (10.77%) CRM
20 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio

Power BI
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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (23.08%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (16.92%) PaaS
4 10 (15.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (9.23%) Office 365
6 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) BIG-IP
1 3 (4.62%) NetScaler
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (55.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 30 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (33.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (27.69%) Data Lake
6 13 (20.00%) Big Data
6 13 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 10 (15.38%) HDInsight
9 9 (13.85%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (3.08%) Amazon QuickSight
11 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (1.54%) Azkaban
12 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.54%) SAS EBI
12 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.08%) MorphX
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Power BI Developer
4 10 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 9 (13.85%) ETL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) SQL BI Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Charles River Developer
9 2 (3.08%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.08%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) LDAP
2 3 (4.62%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) REST
4 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.54%) Kafka
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
1 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.54%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 1 (1.54%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (84.62%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.15%) Analytics
4 17 (26.15%) ETL
5 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
6 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
7 7 (10.77%) CRM
7 7 (10.77%) Data Strategy
7 7 (10.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 7 (10.77%) Service Design
8 6 (9.23%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Migration
9 5 (7.69%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.15%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.69%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) X++
4 4 (6.15%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.62%) U-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) PMO
2 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Tableau
3 3 (4.62%) Charles River
3 3 (4.62%) F5
3 3 (4.62%) IBM
3 3 (4.62%) Teradata
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.54%) Minitab
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk