The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BI Architect
UK
Rank 547 578 588
Rank change year-on-year +31 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Architect 46 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 20
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £651 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £505
% change year-on-year +2.56% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.25 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Business Intelligence Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Intelligence Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Architect in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Architect in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Architect in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Architect in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England +11 46 £500 -4.76% 6
London +37 29 £500 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +7 6 £525 -2.32%
City of London +4 4 £644 +33.76% 3
North West +27 3 £465 +0.54% 2
Manchester +15 2 £480 +6.66% 2
South East +7 2 £363 -26.76% 1
East of England -1 2 £505 +39.31%
Warwickshire -9 2 £480 -12.72%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £505 -
Cambridge - 2 £505 -
Berkshire +21 1 £363 -11.04%
Yorkshire +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire +7 1 - -
South West 0 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £700 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -

Business Intelligence Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Business Intelligence Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Business Intelligence Architect in the job title.

1 108 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (49.07%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (43.52%) SQL
4 40 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 39 (36.11%) ETL
6 37 (34.26%) Data Modelling
7 36 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (26.85%) Analytics
9 28 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (25.93%) Finance
10 24 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
12 20 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
13 19 (17.59%) Oracle
14 18 (16.67%) SAP
15 17 (15.74%) Visualisation
15 17 (15.74%) Tableau
16 16 (14.81%) Data Architecture
17 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (12.04%) Power BI
17 13 (12.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
18 12 (11.11%) Hadoop
19 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (9.26%) Data Analysis
20 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
20 10 (9.26%) SAP HANA
20 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
21 9 (8.33%) Big Data

Business Intelligence Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (3.70%) SAS
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) SPSS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) SAP MDG
1 3 (2.78%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (49.07%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 36 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (12.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 13 (12.04%) Power BI
8 12 (11.11%) Hadoop
9 10 (9.26%) SAP HANA
9 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (8.33%) Big Data
10 9 (8.33%) SAP BW
11 7 (6.48%) Looker
11 7 (6.48%) MySQL
11 7 (6.48%) QlikView
12 5 (4.63%) Data Mining
12 5 (4.63%) OLAP
12 5 (4.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (4.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) ERwin
2 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.93%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Advertising
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Law
5 3 (2.78%) Billing
5 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.85%) Banking
6 2 (1.85%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) German Language
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.48%) MDX
2 3 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.63%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Replication
4 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (36.11%) ETL
3 37 (34.26%) Data Modelling
4 29 (26.85%) Analytics
5 17 (15.74%) Visualisation
6 16 (14.81%) Data Architecture
7 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.26%) Data Analysis
10 9 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 9 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.41%) Data Integration
12 7 (6.48%) Data Governance
12 7 (6.48%) Data Management
12 7 (6.48%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (6.48%) Migration
13 6 (5.56%) Conceptual Models
13 6 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (5.56%) Master Data Management
13 6 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.63%) Java
5 2 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.85%) Perl
5 2 (1.85%) Python
5 2 (1.85%) R
6 1 (0.93%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) IFRS
2 2 (1.85%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) Oracle
3 18 (16.67%) SAP
4 17 (15.74%) Tableau
5 7 (6.48%) Cognos
6 6 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (5.56%) Teradata
7 5 (4.63%) Google
8 4 (3.70%) Birst
8 4 (3.70%) Informatica
9 2 (1.85%) Brio
9 2 (1.85%) Embarcadero
9 2 (1.85%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.85%) IBM
9 2 (1.85%) Talend
10 1 (0.93%) BEA
10 1 (0.93%) DataFlux
10 1 (0.93%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.93%) Pega
10 1 (0.93%) Workday
Crawley, West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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