The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Architect was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

BI Architect
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 603 586
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Architect 36 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.090% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.095% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 37
Median daily rate £510 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.30% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £463 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £678 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £528 £538
% change year-on-year -9.95% -1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Architect in the UK

Business Intelligence Architect
Top 21 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 26 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
England +23 36 £510 -11.30% 6
London -21 16 £575 -4.16% 4
South East +39 13 £440 -32.30%
West Sussex - 6 £440 -
Berkshire - 5 £598 -
Crawley - 4 £440 -
Yorkshire +27 2 - -
West Midlands +19 2 £524 +3.71%
City of London -5 2 £563 +18.42% 1
East Midlands -8 2 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Surrey +3 1 - -
Nottingham -1 1 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 1 £500 - 1
East of England -6 1 £510 -9.33%
Birmingham - 1 £548 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £510 -

Business Intelligence Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 81 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (41.98%) SQL
4 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (30.86%) Data Modelling
5 25 (30.86%) ETL
6 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 24 (29.63%) Finance
6 24 (29.63%) Analytics
7 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (20.99%) SAP
10 16 (19.75%) Oracle
10 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (18.52%) Big Data
11 15 (18.52%) Power BI
12 12 (14.81%) Data Architecture
13 11 (13.58%) Tableau
14 10 (12.35%) SAP HANA
14 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.35%) Data Analysis
15 9 (11.11%) Hadoop
15 9 (11.11%) Visualisation
16 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (9.88%) MDX
16 8 (9.88%) Cognos
16 8 (9.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 7 (8.64%) XML
17 7 (8.64%) Informatica

Business Intelligence Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (4.94%) SAS
2 3 (3.70%) FileNet
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.23%) Mule
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP MDG
1 3 (3.70%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (34.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (18.52%) Big Data
6 15 (18.52%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (18.52%) Power BI
7 10 (12.35%) SAP HANA
8 9 (11.11%) Hadoop
9 8 (9.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.41%) SAP BW
11 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (6.17%) OLAP
11 5 (6.17%) QlikView
11 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
11 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (4.94%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (4.94%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) ERwin
2 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Law
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) MDX
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) REST
5 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) WSDL
5 3 (3.70%) XML Messaging
5 3 (3.70%) XSD
6 2 (2.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.23%) .NET
7 1 (1.23%) J2EE
7 1 (1.23%) Middleware
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.94%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (30.86%) Data Modelling
2 25 (30.86%) ETL
3 24 (29.63%) Analytics
4 12 (14.81%) Data Architecture
5 10 (12.35%) Data Analysis
6 9 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 7 (8.64%) Data Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (8.64%) Migration
7 7 (8.64%) Physical Data Model
7 7 (8.64%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.64%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.41%) Data Management
8 6 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (6.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) R
6 1 (1.23%) ABAP
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) SAP
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Oracle
3 11 (13.58%) Tableau
4 8 (9.88%) Cognos
5 7 (8.64%) Informatica
6 6 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (6.17%) Teradata
8 4 (4.94%) Birst
9 3 (3.70%) Netezza
9 3 (3.70%) Pega
10 2 (2.47%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.47%) Alteryx
10 2 (2.47%) Embarcadero
10 2 (2.47%) Hyperion
10 2 (2.47%) IBM
10 2 (2.47%) MuleSoft
10 2 (2.47%) Talend
11 1 (1.23%) Tagetik
11 1 (1.23%) Workday