Period
to 17 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 330 294 367
Rank change year-on-year -36 +73 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 274 631 713
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.92% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 487 560
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £251 £313 £313
90th Percentile £551 £570 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £30.54 £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.92% +47.06% -41.90%
10th Percentile £24.82 £38.80 £26.85
90th Percentile £56.20 £67.60 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.52 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.96% +47.06% -47.32%

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 37,407 68,373 94,185
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 93.85% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,299 45,729 63,332
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £265
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,376 2,532 2,762
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +1.55% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -

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 17 January 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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 -27 224 £400 -5.88% 78
UK excluding London +28 138 £394 -1.56% 56
London -31 99 £423 -11.05% 26
Work from Home -114 76 £404 +24.23% 20
North of England +47 43 £356 -5.00% 24
North West +46 34 £350 -12.50% 17
South East +73 29 £425 - 9
Midlands +10 26 £365 -7.30% 13
Scotland +56 15 £344 -16.67% 2
West Midlands +6 14 £330 -14.84% 11
South West +70 12 £500 +17.65% 1
East Midlands +38 12 £365 -8.75% 2
Yorkshire +30 8 £406 +12.85% 5
Wales +26 7 £413 +8.91% 1
East of England +48 6 £388 -3.13% 4
North East +30 1 £400 +10.34% 2

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 189 (68.98%) Power BI
2 189 (68.98%) Power Platform
3 180 (65.69%) SQL
4 110 (40.15%) SQL Server
5 107 (39.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (36.86%) Microsoft
7 96 (35.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 91 (33.21%) Data Warehouse
9 69 (25.18%) Azure
10 65 (23.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 65 (23.72%) ETL
11 64 (23.36%) Finance
12 57 (20.80%) Data Modelling
13 56 (20.44%) T-SQL
14 52 (18.98%) Visualisation
15 39 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (13.50%) Oracle
17 35 (12.77%) NHS
18 34 (12.41%) Analytics
19 31 (11.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 30 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (10.95%) Tableau
21 26 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
22 25 (9.12%) Dashboard Development
23 24 (8.76%) SAP
24 23 (8.39%) Banking
24 23 (8.39%) Data Analysis
25 20 (7.30%) Data Visualisation
26 19 (6.93%) QlikView

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 (1.46%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.09%) SAS
2 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.73%) Apache
3 2 (0.73%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (0.36%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.36%) HFM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.36%) Primavera
2 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 189 (68.98%) Power Platform
2 69 (25.18%) Azure
3 19 (6.93%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (4.38%) PowerApps
5 7 (2.55%) AWS
6 6 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (2.19%) GCP
7 3 (1.09%) Office 365
7 3 (1.09%) Power Automate
8 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.73%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.73%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.73%) SaaS
8 2 (0.73%) Serverless
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) GitHub
9 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (68.98%) Power BI
2 110 (40.15%) SQL Server
3 107 (39.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (35.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (33.21%) Data Warehouse
6 65 (23.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (10.95%) Tableau
8 19 (6.93%) QlikView
9 17 (6.20%) Oracle ODI
10 15 (5.47%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.11%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (4.74%) Data Lake
12 13 (4.74%) SAP Data Services
13 10 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (3.28%) OLAP
14 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (2.55%) Data Mining
16 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.09%) JIRA
3 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.73%) Hudson
4 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.36%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.36%) GitLab
5 1 (0.36%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 64 (23.36%) Finance
2 23 (8.39%) Banking
3 16 (5.84%) Public Sector
4 12 (4.38%) Publishing
5 7 (2.55%) Law
6 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Electronics
7 3 (1.09%) Front Office
7 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.73%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.73%) Local Government
8 2 (0.73%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.01%) .NET
2 5 (1.82%) MDX
3 3 (1.09%) Web Services
3 3 (1.09%) XML
4 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.36%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) JSP
5 1 (0.36%) Middleware
5 1 (0.36%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.77%) NHS
2 30 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.19%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (1.82%) User Experience
6 4 (1.46%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.46%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.73%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.36%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.36%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.36%) Online Games
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.46%) Linux
1 4 (1.46%) Unix
2 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (23.72%) ETL
3 57 (20.80%) Data Modelling
4 52 (18.98%) Visualisation
5 39 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (12.41%) Analytics
7 25 (9.12%) Dashboard Development
8 23 (8.39%) Data Analysis
9 20 (7.30%) Data Visualisation
10 19 (6.93%) Kimball Methodology
11 18 (6.57%) Scrum
12 17 (6.20%) Migration
13 16 (5.84%) DevOps
13 16 (5.84%) Requirements Gathering
14 15 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (5.11%) Dimensional Modelling
16 12 (4.38%) Data Analytics
16 12 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (3.65%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 180 (65.69%) SQL
2 56 (20.44%) T-SQL
3 31 (11.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 17 (6.20%) Python
5 16 (5.84%) C#
6 14 (5.11%) R
7 11 (4.01%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.19%) VBA
9 5 (1.82%) Java
10 4 (1.46%) U-SQL
11 2 (0.73%) C
11 2 (0.73%) Scala
11 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) DataFlex
12 1 (0.36%) Formula Language
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.65%) Degree
4 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.73%) MCSE
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) MBA
6 1 (0.36%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.92%) QA
2 4 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.73%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) HDFS
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Control-M
2 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 101 (36.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.50%) Oracle
3 24 (8.76%) SAP
4 12 (4.38%) Databricks
5 9 (3.28%) Guidewire
6 4 (1.46%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.73%) Anaplan
7 2 (0.73%) Google
7 2 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.73%) Talend
7 2 (0.73%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.36%) CA
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) Cognos
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Informatica
8 1 (0.36%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) VMware