Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 378 284
Rank change year-on-year +26 -94 +95
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 705 654 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.62% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.66% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 465 777
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £306 £303 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £48.00 £41.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +14.53% +16.42%
10th Percentile £27.00 £27.38 £28.88
90th Percentile £68.96 £69.07 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £49.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.71% +44.71% -5.56%

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 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 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 +21 659 £425 +6.25% 112
UK excluding London +22 381 £388 +3.33% 74
London +32 311 £450 - 41
North of England +39 118 £375 +6.31% 37
South East +12 86 £388 -3.13% 13
North West +22 75 £375 +7.14% 19
Midlands +9 65 £416 +11.00% 7
South West -6 52 £416 +18.93% 9
West Midlands +18 45 £425 +15.25% 6
Yorkshire +20 41 £371 +6.07% 13
Scotland +15 31 £425 +21.43% 3
East of England -8 26 £335 -10.67% 3
East Midlands -9 19 £408 +8.67% 1
Wales +15 7 £350 -11.95% 2
North East +41 2 £438 +2.94% 5
Northern Ireland -46 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Business Intelligence Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 705 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 469 (66.52%) SQL
3 424 (60.14%) SQL Server
4 421 (59.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 396 (56.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 375 (53.19%) Data Warehouse
7 305 (43.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 289 (40.99%) ETL
9 273 (38.72%) Microsoft
10 265 (37.59%) Power BI
11 221 (31.35%) T-SQL
12 190 (26.95%) Finance
13 140 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
14 121 (17.16%) Tableau
15 114 (16.17%) Data Modelling
16 110 (15.60%) MDX
17 104 (14.75%) Kimball Methodology
18 90 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
19 89 (12.62%) Analytics
20 83 (11.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
21 78 (11.06%) SQL Server 2014
22 77 (10.92%) Visualisation
23 73 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
24 72 (10.21%) C#
25 65 (9.22%) OLAP
26 64 (9.08%) Migration
26 64 (9.08%) PowerPivot
27 63 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
28 62 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
29 60 (8.51%) SharePoint

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 60 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.28%) SAS
3 6 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.28%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.28%) Confluence
5 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 54 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (4.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (0.71%) Data Lake Analytics
5 4 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (0.43%) Office 365
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) AdWords
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) IaaS
8 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.57%) SMS
2 3 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (60.14%) SQL Server
2 421 (59.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 396 (56.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 375 (53.19%) Data Warehouse
5 305 (43.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 265 (37.59%) Power BI
7 90 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 78 (11.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 73 (10.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 65 (9.22%) OLAP
11 64 (9.08%) PowerPivot
12 59 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 52 (7.38%) QlikView
14 49 (6.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 43 (6.10%) Relational Database
16 39 (5.53%) BusinessObjects
17 35 (4.96%) OLAP Cube
18 27 (3.83%) Data Lake
19 24 (3.40%) Big Data
19 24 (3.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (4.54%) Visual Studio
2 30 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.28%) IntelliJ
4 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.13%) Subversion
6 7 (0.99%) JIRA
7 5 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.43%) MSTest
9 3 (0.43%) WiX
10 1 (0.14%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 190 (26.95%) Finance
2 52 (7.38%) Banking
3 34 (4.82%) Retail
4 30 (4.26%) Legal
5 19 (2.70%) Marketing
6 15 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.28%) Law
9 8 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.99%) Publishing
10 7 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.85%) Electronics
11 6 (0.85%) Games
12 5 (0.71%) Advertising
13 4 (0.57%) Front Office
14 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.14%) Military
16 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.60%) MDX
2 57 (8.09%) .NET
3 16 (2.27%) XML
4 15 (2.13%) COM
5 14 (1.99%) Web Services
6 12 (1.70%) D3.js
7 11 (1.56%) JSON
8 9 (1.28%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.28%) ODBC
8 9 (1.28%) Spring
8 9 (1.28%) Spring Boot
9 8 (1.13%) HTML
9 8 (1.13%) WPF
10 7 (0.99%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.99%) CSS
10 7 (0.99%) WCF
11 6 (0.85%) ADO
11 6 (0.85%) ADO.NET
11 6 (0.85%) OLE
11 6 (0.85%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.13%) NHS
6 9 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.13%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.13%) Equities
8 7 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.71%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.57%) Fintech
11 3 (0.43%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.43%) User Experience
12 2 (0.28%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.28%) Life Science
13 1 (0.14%) FMCG
13 1 (0.14%) iPad
13 1 (0.14%) iSeries
13 1 (0.14%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.56%) Windows
2 3 (0.43%) Android
2 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.28%) Unix
3 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.14%) Linux
4 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 289 (40.99%) ETL
3 140 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (16.17%) Data Modelling
5 104 (14.75%) Kimball Methodology
6 89 (12.62%) Analytics
7 77 (10.92%) Visualisation
8 64 (9.08%) Migration
9 63 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
10 54 (7.66%) ETL Development
11 48 (6.81%) Dashboard Development
12 35 (4.96%) Data Analysis
13 33 (4.68%) Scrum
14 32 (4.54%) Data Management
14 32 (4.54%) Data Migration
15 31 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (4.40%) SDLC
16 28 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (3.55%) Data Integration
17 25 (3.55%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 469 (66.52%) SQL
2 221 (31.35%) T-SQL
3 83 (11.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 72 (10.21%) C#
5 26 (3.69%) JavaScript
6 20 (2.84%) PL/SQL
7 19 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.70%) Python
8 16 (2.27%) Java
9 13 (1.84%) VBA
10 12 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.42%) C++
12 5 (0.71%) R
13 4 (0.57%) VB
14 3 (0.43%) C
15 2 (0.28%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 2 (0.28%) U-SQL
16 1 (0.14%) PHP
16 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 35 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.69%) Degree
3 21 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.13%) MCSE
6 6 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.57%) MCITP
8 4 (0.57%) MCSA
8 4 (0.57%) MCTS
9 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.28%) QA
2 9 (1.28%) Solvency II
3 5 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.43%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 273 (38.72%) Microsoft
2 121 (17.16%) Tableau
3 54 (7.66%) Cognos
4 51 (7.23%) Oracle
5 28 (3.97%) IBM
6 26 (3.69%) SAP
7 9 (1.28%) Cloudera
7 9 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.13%) Alteryx
8 8 (1.13%) Informatica
9 7 (0.99%) Sybase
10 6 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.71%) Capita
11 5 (0.71%) HP
11 5 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
11 5 (0.71%) RedGate
11 5 (0.71%) Talend
12 4 (0.57%) Netezza
12 4 (0.57%) Vertica
13 3 (0.43%) Teradata