Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 348 284
Rank change year-on-year -5 -64 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 676 640 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 451 690
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £281
90th Percentile £525 £519 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
UK median hourly rate £65.50 £43.00 £63.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.33% -32.02% +125.89%
10th Percentile £27.00 £32.35 £49.76
90th Percentile £77.61 £48.16 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £43.00 £69.07
% change year-on-year +52.33% -37.74% +91.86%

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 96,268 90,980 101,049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.77% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,959 59,313 64,684
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,851 3,247 3,676
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.17 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -7 633 £425 +6.25% 213
UK excluding London -3 366 £388 +3.33% 157
London +18 298 £463 +8.82% 67
North of England +9 101 £360 - 62
South East +3 88 £385 -3.75% 15
Midlands -16 66 £400 +3.23% 39
North West +11 58 £355 -0.10% 37
South West +8 57 £425 +6.25% 17
West Midlands -13 48 £413 +8.20% 21
Yorkshire -12 38 £375 +6.38% 25
Scotland -5 30 £400 +6.67% 1
East of England 0 20 £335 -10.67% 13
East Midlands +6 18 £306 -23.44% 18
Wales 0 7 £325 -12.16% 8
North East +31 5 £389 -2.81%
Northern Ireland -10 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 676 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 475 (70.27%) SQL
3 411 (60.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 390 (57.69%) SQL Server
5 368 (54.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 334 (49.41%) Data Warehouse
7 299 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 258 (38.17%) ETL
9 241 (35.65%) Power BI
10 228 (33.73%) Microsoft
11 188 (27.81%) T-SQL
12 144 (21.30%) Finance
13 125 (18.49%) Tableau
14 124 (18.34%) Data Modelling
15 119 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
16 100 (14.79%) Analytics
17 98 (14.50%) Visualisation
18 97 (14.35%) MDX
19 85 (12.57%) SQL Server 2016
20 84 (12.43%) Kimball Methodology
21 77 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
22 72 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
23 70 (10.36%) Oracle
24 69 (10.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
25 68 (10.06%) ETL Development
25 68 (10.06%) QlikView
26 64 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
27 62 (9.17%) Dimensional Modelling
28 59 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
29 54 (7.99%) Data Analysis

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 46 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.63%) SAS
3 7 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.59%) Confluence
6 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 21 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (4.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 77 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (0.89%) Data Lake Analytics
5 5 (0.74%) Office 365
6 4 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) AdWords
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.59%) Skype
2 3 (0.44%) SMS
3 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (60.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 390 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 368 (54.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 334 (49.41%) Data Warehouse
5 299 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 241 (35.65%) Power BI
7 85 (12.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 68 (10.06%) QlikView
9 64 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
10 59 (8.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 53 (7.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 46 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 39 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (5.18%) OLAP
15 34 (5.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 30 (4.44%) Data Lake
16 30 (4.44%) Relational Database
17 24 (3.55%) Data Mart
17 24 (3.55%) PowerPivot
18 23 (3.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.07%) JIRA
4 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.89%) Subversion
7 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.15%) MSTest
8 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 144 (21.30%) Finance
2 30 (4.44%) Retail
3 28 (4.14%) Banking
4 21 (3.11%) Legal
5 20 (2.96%) Marketing
6 12 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.18%) Advertising
8 5 (0.74%) Billing
8 5 (0.74%) Law
9 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Front Office
10 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (14.35%) MDX
2 36 (5.33%) .NET
3 18 (2.66%) Node.js
4 17 (2.51%) Web Services
5 13 (1.92%) XML
6 11 (1.63%) HTML
7 8 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 8 (1.18%) COM
8 7 (1.04%) CSS
9 4 (0.59%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.59%) ADO
9 4 (0.59%) ADO.NET
9 4 (0.59%) D3.js
9 4 (0.59%) JSON
9 4 (0.59%) ODBC
9 4 (0.59%) OLE
9 4 (0.59%) OLE DB
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.44%) REST
10 3 (0.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (3.99%) Data Structures
4 24 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.66%) NHS
6 12 (1.78%) User Experience
7 10 (1.48%) Reference Data
8 9 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.33%) Equities
9 7 (1.04%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.89%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.59%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.44%) Fintech
12 3 (0.44%) FMCG
13 2 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.30%) Life Science
13 2 (0.30%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.15%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.15%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.04%) Unix
2 6 (0.89%) Windows
3 3 (0.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.15%) AIX
4 1 (0.15%) Android
4 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 258 (38.17%) ETL
3 124 (18.34%) Data Modelling
4 119 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (14.79%) Analytics
6 98 (14.50%) Visualisation
7 84 (12.43%) Kimball Methodology
8 68 (10.06%) ETL Development
9 62 (9.17%) Dimensional Modelling
10 54 (7.99%) Data Analysis
10 54 (7.99%) Migration
11 53 (7.84%) Dashboard Development
12 37 (5.47%) Scrum
13 36 (5.33%) Data Visualisation
14 33 (4.88%) Data Management
15 32 (4.73%) Data Migration
16 24 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (3.40%) Requirements Analysis
18 21 (3.11%) Data Analytics
18 21 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 475 (70.27%) SQL
2 188 (27.81%) T-SQL
3 69 (10.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 46 (6.80%) C#
5 32 (4.73%) PL/SQL
6 26 (3.85%) Java
7 23 (3.40%) Python
8 15 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.48%) VBA
10 8 (1.18%) R
11 7 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.89%) C++
13 5 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.59%) VB
15 3 (0.44%) PHP
16 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.30%) U-SQL
17 1 (0.15%) C
17 1 (0.15%) Ruby
17 1 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.55%) Degree
3 19 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.92%) MCSE
6 7 (1.04%) MCSA
7 4 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.30%) MCAD
8 2 (0.30%) MCSD
8 2 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.03%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.37%) QA
3 7 (1.04%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
1 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 228 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 125 (18.49%) Tableau
3 70 (10.36%) Oracle
4 48 (7.10%) Cognos
5 31 (4.59%) IBM
6 26 (3.85%) SAP
7 18 (2.66%) MicroStrategy
8 13 (1.92%) Informatica
9 9 (1.33%) Cloudera
10 8 (1.18%) Capita
11 6 (0.89%) Alteryx
11 6 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.59%) Jaspersoft
12 4 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.59%) Sybase
12 4 (0.59%) Teradata
13 3 (0.44%) Nintex
13 3 (0.44%) Talend
14 2 (0.30%) Dundas
14 2 (0.30%) MapR