Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 May 2019 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 224 377
Rank change year-on-year +73 +153 +177
Contract jobs citing Power BI 833 587 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.71% 1.11% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.32% 5.38% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 408 172
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £305 £275 £216
90th Percentile £588 £563 £565
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.65 £18.77 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.67% +7.94% -
UK median hourly rate £22.65 £20.00 £17.39
% change year-on-year +13.25% +15.01% -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 10,009 10,919 10,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.56% 20.57% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,508 7,046 6,505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +6.06% +4.00%
10th Percentile £309 £288 £263
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +0.53% +8.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 137 207
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +13.56% +9.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.30 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.75 £50.10
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +8.53% +7.50% +8.11%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Power BI in the UK excluding London

Power BI
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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
South East +44 284 £450 +3.93% 49
North of England +105 208 £400 +14.29% 80
North West +73 107 £400 +14.29% 46
Midlands +11 103 £425 +6.25% 36
South West -4 86 £438 -0.57% 23
Yorkshire +59 85 £418 +15.38% 29
East of England +57 74 £431 +11.29% 21
West Midlands +19 72 £438 +11.11% 26
Scotland +37 59 £425 +6.25% 8
East Midlands -6 29 £425 +5.85% 10
North East +19 15 £358 -11.18% 5
Wales +9 14 £425 +13.33% 5
Northern Ireland +18 8 £200 -58.97% 3
Power BI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Power BI.

1 833 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 720 (86.43%) Business Intelligence
3 497 (59.66%) SQL
4 315 (37.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 299 (35.89%) SQL Server
6 286 (34.33%) Microsoft
7 267 (32.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 243 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 221 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
10 217 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
11 200 (24.01%) Analytics
12 172 (20.65%) ETL
13 163 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 154 (18.49%) Finance
15 151 (18.13%) T-SQL
16 141 (16.93%) Visualisation
17 114 (13.69%) Tableau
18 97 (11.64%) Data Modelling
19 94 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
19 94 (11.28%) Data Lake
20 92 (11.04%) Data Analysis
21 91 (10.92%) Migration
22 89 (10.68%) DevOps
23 88 (10.56%) Big Data
24 87 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
25 82 (9.84%) C#
26 77 (9.24%) Python
27 76 (9.12%) .NET
28 65 (7.80%) Visual Studio
28 65 (7.80%) SharePoint

Power BI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 65 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.24%) Apache Spark
3 26 (3.12%) SAS
4 15 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.08%) Confluence
7 8 (0.96%) Apache
8 7 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.24%) Appian
10 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.12%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 94 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.96%) SPSS
6 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 43 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.48%) Revive Adserver
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.24%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.12%) HFM
7 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 833 (100.00%) Power Platform
2 267 (32.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (6.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 41 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (4.92%) Office 365
5 33 (3.96%) PaaS
6 29 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (3.24%) PowerApps
8 23 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (2.64%) IaaS
10 19 (2.28%) Serverless
11 13 (1.56%) Azure Functions
12 10 (1.20%) Data Lake Analytics
12 10 (1.20%) Yammer
13 8 (0.96%) SaaS
14 7 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.60%) Force.com
16 4 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
16 4 (0.48%) Azure Stack
16 4 (0.48%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.60%) Internet
2 2 (0.24%) RFID
2 2 (0.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.12%) Network Security
3 1 (0.12%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.12%) SMS
3 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (37.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 299 (35.89%) SQL Server
3 243 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 221 (26.53%) Data Warehouse
5 163 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 94 (11.28%) Data Lake
7 88 (10.56%) Big Data
8 56 (6.72%) QlikView
9 49 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
10 48 (5.76%) Hadoop
11 45 (5.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (5.28%) Azure SQL Database
13 38 (4.56%) Relational Database
14 37 (4.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 35 (4.20%) SQL Server 2016
16 33 (3.96%) HDInsight
17 27 (3.24%) OLAP
18 24 (2.88%) Qlik Sense
19 23 (2.76%) Apache Hive
20 21 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (7.80%) Visual Studio
1 65 (7.80%) Visual Studio Team System
2 32 (3.84%) JIRA
3 24 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.36%) git-flow
5 3 (0.36%) Subversion
6 2 (0.24%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.24%) Maven
6 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.12%) Hudson
7 1 (0.12%) ProC
7 1 (0.12%) PVCS
General
1 154 (18.49%) Finance
2 30 (3.60%) Retail
3 22 (2.64%) Marketing
3 22 (2.64%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.28%) Back Office
4 19 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.92%) Banking
6 12 (1.44%) Electronics
7 10 (1.20%) Legal
8 7 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.60%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.48%) Law
10 4 (0.48%) Social Science
11 2 (0.24%) Advertising
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 361 (43.34%) Developer
2 183 (21.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 132 (15.85%) Analyst
4 120 (14.41%) SQL Developer
5 99 (11.88%) Power BI Developer
6 72 (8.64%) Consultant
7 60 (7.20%) Data Analyst
8 53 (6.36%) SQL BI Developer
9 42 (5.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 35 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 33 (3.96%) Architect
12 30 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (3.48%) Azure Developer
14 27 (3.24%) Business Analyst
15 25 (3.00%) Azure Engineer
15 25 (3.00%) Data Engineer
16 24 (2.88%) Power BI Analyst
17 22 (2.64%) Microsoft Developer
18 21 (2.52%) .NET Developer
18 21 (2.52%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.12%) .NET
2 38 (4.56%) ASP.NET
3 31 (3.72%) MDX
4 26 (3.12%) XML
5 23 (2.76%) CSS
6 22 (2.64%) jQuery
7 20 (2.40%) .NET Framework
8 18 (2.16%) HTML
9 17 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.04%) JSON
10 12 (1.44%) Kafka
11 11 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (1.20%) ADO
12 10 (1.20%) RESTful
12 10 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.08%) REST
14 8 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (0.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 8 (0.96%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (0.84%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.04%) User Experience
6 11 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 6 (0.72%) Clustering
9 5 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.60%) FMCG
9 5 (0.60%) Internet of Things
9 5 (0.60%) NHS
10 4 (0.48%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.36%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (0.36%) Life Science
11 3 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.36%) PKI
11 3 (0.36%) PMI
11 3 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.84%) Windows
2 21 (2.52%) Unix
3 11 (1.32%) Linux
4 8 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.24%) Android
6 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (86.43%) Business Intelligence
2 217 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (24.01%) Analytics
4 172 (20.65%) ETL
5 141 (16.93%) Visualisation
6 97 (11.64%) Data Modelling
7 92 (11.04%) Data Analysis
8 91 (10.92%) Migration
9 89 (10.68%) DevOps
10 64 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (7.08%) CRM
11 59 (7.08%) Data Management
12 58 (6.96%) Data Analytics
12 58 (6.96%) Data Science
13 57 (6.84%) Scrum
14 52 (6.24%) Data Visualisation
15 45 (5.40%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (4.68%) Business Analysis
16 39 (4.68%) Dashboard Development
16 39 (4.68%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 497 (59.66%) SQL
2 151 (18.13%) T-SQL
3 82 (9.84%) C#
4 77 (9.24%) Python
5 63 (7.56%) PowerShell
6 36 (4.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 35 (4.20%) JavaScript
8 31 (3.72%) Java
9 30 (3.60%) VBA
10 21 (2.52%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.40%) R
12 18 (2.16%) C
13 17 (2.04%) Scala
14 13 (1.56%) VB
15 11 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.96%) VB6
17 7 (0.84%) Go
18 5 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.60%) C++
18 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.04%) Degree
3 28 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.20%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.08%) PhD
6 8 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.84%) MCSE
8 5 (0.60%) MCSA
8 5 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.36%) MBA
9 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.24%) OCP
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.24%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.64%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.68%) QA
3 10 (1.20%) GDPR
3 10 (1.20%) PMO
4 3 (0.36%) IFRS
4 3 (0.36%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) GMP
5 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (1.44%) Docker
4 8 (0.96%) HDFS
5 7 (0.84%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.56%) Kibana
2 12 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.08%) Grafana
4 7 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.36%) Terraform
7 2 (0.24%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.12%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) SCCM
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 286 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 114 (13.69%) Tableau
3 63 (7.56%) Oracle
4 46 (5.52%) SAP
5 22 (2.64%) Databricks
6 19 (2.28%) Cloudera
7 17 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.56%) Workday
9 11 (1.32%) Cognos
10 10 (1.20%) Google
11 6 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.72%) Verint
12 5 (0.60%) Informatica
12 5 (0.60%) Teradata
13 4 (0.48%) Alteryx
13 4 (0.48%) Intapp
13 4 (0.48%) Sage
13 4 (0.48%) Talend
13 4 (0.48%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.36%) Hortonworks