Period
to 4 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 323 339 364
Rank change year-on-year +16 +25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 248 681 704
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 514 559
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £33.65 £40.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.93% -14.74% +35.71%
10th Percentile £32.56 £22.08 £37.45
90th Percentile £34.73 £64.13 £98.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.29 £53.75 £111.50
% change year-on-year -39.93% -51.79% +218.57%

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 33,365 86,065 98,210
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 94.40% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,719 56,513 64,271
Median daily rate £475 £467 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +3.78% +4.05%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £269
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,378 2,919 3,130
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.64 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.38% +9.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £48.02
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.22% +5.71% -0.74%

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 August 2020. 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 +26 233 £425 -5.56% 60
UK excluding London +83 134 £400 -3.03% 43
London +25 105 £470 -1.05% 21
North of England +65 44 £375 -3.23% 10
South East +113 31 £446 +0.28% 8
North West +50 30 £375 -1.64% 7
Midlands +67 29 £400 +4.92% 5
West Midlands +55 22 £400 - 4
Work from Home -12 19 £375 -6.60% 10
South West +60 16 £450 +12.50% 7
Yorkshire +58 13 £425 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +49 7 £400 +66.67% 1
East of England +52 5 £400 -13.51% 9
Scotland +59 4 £300 -29.41% 4
Wales +39 4 £388 +5.08%
North East +34 1 £365 +14.51% 1

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 176 (70.97%) SQL
3 152 (61.29%) Power BI
3 152 (61.29%) Power Platform
4 115 (46.37%) SQL Server
5 109 (43.95%) Data Warehouse
6 95 (38.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 93 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (34.68%) Azure
9 80 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 73 (29.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 70 (28.23%) Data Modelling
11 70 (28.23%) ETL
12 63 (25.40%) T-SQL
13 51 (20.56%) Visualisation
14 48 (19.35%) Finance
15 46 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (17.74%) Analytics
17 43 (17.34%) Data Analysis
18 34 (13.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 34 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
20 27 (10.89%) Data Visualisation
21 26 (10.48%) Tableau
22 25 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
23 22 (8.87%) DevOps
23 22 (8.87%) Dashboard Development
23 22 (8.87%) Data Lake
23 22 (8.87%) Migration
24 20 (8.06%) Security Cleared

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 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.81%) SAS
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.40%) nginx
3 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) InVision
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) ContrOCC
1 3 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.81%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 152 (61.29%) Power Platform
2 86 (34.68%) Azure
3 15 (6.05%) PowerApps
4 12 (4.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (2.82%) AWS
5 7 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.61%) Power Automate
7 3 (1.21%) Logic Apps
7 3 (1.21%) PaaS
7 3 (1.21%) SaaS
8 2 (0.81%) GCP
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.40%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.40%) Firebase
9 1 (0.40%) Google Play
9 1 (0.40%) Office 365
9 1 (0.40%) Serverless
9 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.21%) Wireless
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (61.29%) Power BI
2 115 (46.37%) SQL Server
3 109 (43.95%) Data Warehouse
4 95 (38.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (29.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (8.87%) Data Lake
8 17 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (4.84%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (3.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.63%) QlikView
12 8 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.82%) OLAP
13 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 5 (2.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 5 (2.02%) OLTP
15 5 (2.02%) PowerPivot
15 5 (2.02%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.02%) JIRA
5 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.81%) MbUnit
6 2 (0.81%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.81%) MSTest
6 2 (0.81%) NUnit
6 2 (0.81%) Selenium
6 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.40%) GitLab
7 1 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 48 (19.35%) Finance
2 16 (6.45%) Law
3 13 (5.24%) Banking
4 12 (4.84%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.84%) Retail
5 5 (2.02%) Marketing
6 4 (1.61%) Electronics
6 4 (1.61%) Publishing
7 3 (1.21%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.81%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.44%) MDX
2 8 (3.23%) .NET
3 6 (2.42%) Web Services
4 3 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.21%) CSS
4 3 (1.21%) HTML
4 3 (1.21%) Node.js
4 3 (1.21%) Vue.js
5 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.81%) HTML5
5 2 (0.81%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.40%) COM
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.40%) RESTful
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.61%) User Experience
5 3 (1.21%) NHS
6 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.81%) FMCG
6 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.81%) Reinsurance
6 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (28.23%) Data Modelling
2 70 (28.23%) ETL
3 51 (20.56%) Visualisation
4 46 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (17.74%) Analytics
6 43 (17.34%) Data Analysis
7 27 (10.89%) Data Visualisation
8 25 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (8.87%) Dashboard Development
9 22 (8.87%) DevOps
9 22 (8.87%) Migration
10 18 (7.26%) Scrum
11 17 (6.85%) Kimball Methodology
12 16 (6.45%) Decision-Making
13 15 (6.05%) ETL Development
13 15 (6.05%) Prototyping
14 13 (5.24%) SDLC
15 12 (4.84%) Dimensional Modelling
16 11 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (70.97%) SQL
2 63 (25.40%) T-SQL
3 34 (13.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 19 (7.66%) C#
4 19 (7.66%) Python
5 7 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.42%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.42%) VB
7 5 (2.02%) Java
7 5 (2.02%) R
8 2 (0.81%) ABAP
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) Scala
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.23%) Degree
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.81%) GDPR
3 2 (0.81%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Control-M
1 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 80 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.48%) Tableau
3 17 (6.85%) Oracle
3 17 (6.85%) SAP
4 10 (4.03%) Databricks
5 6 (2.42%) Google
6 5 (2.02%) Informatica
7 4 (1.61%) Cognos
7 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.21%) Birst
8 3 (1.21%) Infor
8 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.81%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.81%) DocuSign
9 2 (0.81%) IBM
9 2 (0.81%) Marketo
9 2 (0.81%) Teradata
10 1 (0.40%) Nintex
10 1 (0.40%) Palantir
10 1 (0.40%) Talend