Period
to 18 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

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 Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 342 376
Rank change year-on-year +42 +34 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 717 759 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 587 514
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.26% +8.57% -8.85%
10th Percentile £22.40 £47.25 £27.00
90th Percentile £61.20 £47.75 £68.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - £52.50

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 78,327 97,069 96,974
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.07% 94.79% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,282 64,046 63,902
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £255 £270 £260
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,914 3,017 2,902
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.62
% change year-on-year +2.86% -0.68% +0.69%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Top 16 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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England +50 695 £450 +4.96% 181
UK excluding London +56 379 £400 - 148
London +55 334 £483 +1.58% 43
North of England -1 104 £375 - 53
South East +82 98 £425 - 19
Midlands +70 69 £388 -3.13% 43
North West +3 61 £375 +7.91% 34
West Midlands +60 54 £400 - 37
South West -8 54 £400 +6.67% 15
Yorkshire +3 37 £360 -13.25% 14
East of England +25 35 £463 +5.71% 8
East Midlands +19 14 £356 -9.52% 6
Wales +26 8 £366 -11.75% 3
Scotland +14 8 £425 +14.86% 5
North East +23 5 £450 +14.65% 5
Northern Ireland +12 3 £325 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, Business Intelligence Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

1 717 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 470 (65.55%) SQL
3 467 (65.13%) Power BI
3 467 (65.13%) Power Platform
4 342 (47.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 335 (46.72%) SQL Server
6 298 (41.56%) Data Warehouse
7 291 (40.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 277 (38.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 246 (34.31%) Microsoft
10 226 (31.52%) ETL
11 168 (23.43%) Azure
12 158 (22.04%) Visualisation
13 157 (21.90%) Finance
14 148 (20.64%) Tableau
15 146 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
16 134 (18.69%) T-SQL
17 112 (15.62%) Data Modelling
18 106 (14.78%) Analytics
19 100 (13.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 93 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (11.58%) Dashboard Development
21 83 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
22 77 (10.74%) Data Visualisation
23 67 (9.34%) Data Analysis
24 63 (8.79%) QlikView
25 59 (8.23%) MDX
25 59 (8.23%) C#
26 56 (7.81%) Dimensional Modelling
27 55 (7.67%) Python

Business Intelligence Developer 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 28 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.53%) Confluence
3 5 (0.70%) Apache
3 5 (0.70%) SAS
4 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.28%) CMS
6 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 83 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.56%) SPSS
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 467 (65.13%) Power Platform
2 168 (23.43%) Azure
3 51 (7.11%) Azure Data Factory
4 43 (6.00%) AWS
5 19 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.95%) Office 365
7 12 (1.67%) GCP
8 10 (1.39%) PowerApps
9 9 (1.26%) Serverless
10 8 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
11 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Flow
12 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.70%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
14 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.28%) PaaS
15 2 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.14%) FTP
1 1 (0.14%) Internet
1 1 (0.14%) Intranet
1 1 (0.14%) Skype
1 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 467 (65.13%) Power BI
2 342 (47.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 335 (46.72%) SQL Server
4 298 (41.56%) Data Warehouse
5 291 (40.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 277 (38.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (8.79%) QlikView
8 49 (6.83%) OLAP
9 44 (6.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 35 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (4.74%) Data Lake
12 32 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 30 (4.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 26 (3.63%) Relational Database
15 22 (3.07%) PowerPivot
15 22 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (2.79%) Spotfire
17 20 (2.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.49%) TeamCity
3 24 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.51%) JIRA
6 15 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.42%) ERwin
11 2 (0.28%) ER Studio
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.28%) Subversion
12 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.14%) MSTest
12 1 (0.14%) Selenium
12 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.14%) tSQLt
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 157 (21.90%) Finance
2 44 (6.14%) Banking
3 31 (4.32%) Retail
4 19 (2.65%) Public Sector
5 14 (1.95%) Legal
5 14 (1.95%) Marketing
6 12 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.67%) Publishing
7 11 (1.53%) Law
8 10 (1.39%) Front Office
9 8 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.98%) Local Government
10 7 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.56%) Games
11 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.42%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 2 (0.28%) iGaming
14 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.23%) MDX
2 51 (7.11%) .NET
3 27 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 26 (3.63%) HTML
5 25 (3.49%) AngularJS
6 22 (3.07%) CSS
6 22 (3.07%) React
7 13 (1.81%) XML
8 12 (1.67%) Web Services
9 8 (1.12%) REST
10 5 (0.70%) JSON
10 5 (0.70%) Kafka
11 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.56%) XBRL
12 3 (0.42%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.42%) Node.js
12 3 (0.42%) SOAP
12 3 (0.42%) Vue.js
13 2 (0.28%) COM
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.21%) Hedge funds
3 16 (2.23%) NHS
4 14 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 11 (1.53%) User Experience
6 6 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.56%) Equities
8 4 (0.56%) Replication
9 3 (0.42%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.28%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.14%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.14%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.14%) FMCG
11 1 (0.14%) iSeries
11 1 (0.14%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.53%) Linux
2 7 (0.98%) Unix
3 4 (0.56%) Windows
4 2 (0.28%) AIX
4 2 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 226 (31.52%) ETL
3 158 (22.04%) Visualisation
4 146 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (15.62%) Data Modelling
6 106 (14.78%) Analytics
7 83 (11.58%) Dashboard Development
8 77 (10.74%) Data Visualisation
9 67 (9.34%) Data Analysis
10 56 (7.81%) Dimensional Modelling
11 40 (5.58%) Scrum
12 39 (5.44%) ETL Development
12 39 (5.44%) Kimball Methodology
13 38 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (4.88%) TDD
15 33 (4.60%) Decision-Making
16 31 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
18 28 (3.91%) Migration
19 27 (3.77%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 470 (65.55%) SQL
2 134 (18.69%) T-SQL
3 100 (13.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 59 (8.23%) C#
5 55 (7.67%) Python
6 35 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 17 (2.37%) R
8 16 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.53%) Java
11 7 (0.98%) Scala
11 7 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.84%) VB
12 6 (0.84%) VBA
13 4 (0.56%) Perl
14 3 (0.42%) ABAP
14 3 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.42%) C
14 3 (0.42%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.35%) Degree
4 8 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.07%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.79%) QA
3 6 (0.84%) PMO
4 5 (0.70%) GAAP
5 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.56%) EMIR
5 4 (0.56%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.70%) HDFS
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.70%) Control-M
1 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.70%) Puppet
2 3 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.28%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) Automic
4 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 246 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 148 (20.64%) Tableau
3 48 (6.69%) Oracle
4 32 (4.46%) MicroStrategy
5 29 (4.04%) Cognos
6 24 (3.35%) SAP
7 20 (2.79%) Alteryx
8 17 (2.37%) Databricks
9 9 (1.26%) Google
9 9 (1.26%) Informatica
10 6 (0.84%) Talend
11 4 (0.56%) IBM
11 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.56%) Teradata
12 3 (0.42%) Ariba
13 2 (0.28%) Citrix
13 2 (0.28%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.28%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.28%) Twitter
13 2 (0.28%) VMware