Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 756 766
Rank change year-on-year -52 +10 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Architect 79 135 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 91 89
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £458 £419 £407
90th Percentile £750 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +18.81% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Business Intelligence Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business Intelligence Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 14 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 6 months to 23 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
England -34 78 £575 +9.52% 5
UK excluding London +24 45 £600 +18.81% 4
London -59 34 £550 +3.77% 1
South East -3 14 £550 +22.22% 1
North of England +65 10 £610 +16.19% 2
South West - 9 £481 -
Yorkshire +27 8 £610 +16.19%
Midlands +13 7 £600 +6.67% 1
North West +26 6 £610 +38.64% 2
East Midlands -11 5 £500 -15.79%
North East +64 4 £610 +10.91%
East of England -17 4 £525 +7.69%
West Midlands +25 2 £700 +39.30% 1
Scotland -6 1 £650 +23.81%

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 79 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (65.82%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (39.24%) Data Modelling
3 31 (39.24%) SQL
4 26 (32.91%) ETL
5 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
5 22 (27.85%) Analytics
6 20 (25.32%) Finance
6 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (24.05%) Big Data
8 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (21.52%) Data Quality
9 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.25%) Data Management
10 16 (20.25%) Data Integration
11 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (18.99%) Data Architecture
12 14 (17.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (16.46%) Oracle
13 13 (16.46%) Power BI
14 12 (15.19%) Data Strategy
15 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.66%) Hadoop
15 10 (12.66%) Visualisation
16 9 (11.39%) Data Analytics
16 9 (11.39%) Tableau
16 9 (11.39%) Data Lake
16 9 (11.39%) Migration
16 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (5.06%) SAS
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) Mule
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.27%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (65.82%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
3 20 (25.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (24.05%) Big Data
5 15 (18.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (17.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 14 (17.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (16.46%) Power BI
8 10 (12.66%) Hadoop
9 9 (11.39%) Data Lake
10 8 (10.13%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (6.33%) Apache Hive
12 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (5.06%) HBase
13 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
13 4 (5.06%) OLAP
13 4 (5.06%) Pentaho
14 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
14 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) ERwin
2 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.53%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Local Government
3 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) MDX
2 2 (2.53%) JSON
2 2 (2.53%) ODBC
2 2 (2.53%) RESTful
3 1 (1.27%) J2EE
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.80%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (39.24%) Data Modelling
3 26 (32.91%) ETL
4 22 (27.85%) Analytics
5 16 (20.25%) Data Integration
5 16 (20.25%) Data Management
6 15 (18.99%) Data Architecture
7 12 (15.19%) Data Strategy
8 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.66%) Visualisation
9 9 (11.39%) Data Analytics
9 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (11.39%) Migration
10 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
10 8 (10.13%) Master Data Management
10 8 (10.13%) TOGAF
11 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.86%) Data Governance
11 7 (8.86%) Data Migration
11 7 (8.86%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.06%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) Tableau
4 6 (7.59%) Informatica
5 5 (6.33%) Cognos
5 5 (6.33%) Teradata
6 4 (5.06%) CA
7 3 (3.80%) SAP
8 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.53%) Pega
9 1 (1.27%) BMC
9 1 (1.27%) Chordiant
9 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.27%) IBM
9 1 (1.27%) Remedy
9 1 (1.27%) Tagetik
9 1 (1.27%) Talend