Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 373 357
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 634 582 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.68% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 421 499
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
UK median hourly rate £73.25 £43.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.35% -31.20% +212.50%
10th Percentile £42.63 £41.20 £47.00
90th Percentile £104.08 £43.00 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £111.50 £43.00 £64.00
% change year-on-year +159.30% -32.81% -

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 95,587 85,750 100,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.93% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,753 55,622 65,088
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,007 2,882 3,141
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.99% -6.26% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +16.70%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -12 599 £438 +9.38% 150
London +23 329 £463 +8.82% 65
UK excluding London -36 299 £400 +5.26% 94
South East +14 94 £438 +12.18% 14
North of England -46 64 £350 -2.78% 36
Midlands -20 58 £375 -6.25% 17
South West -3 42 £425 +13.33% 9
North West -32 37 £350 - 16
West Midlands -30 36 £425 +6.25% 8
Scotland -21 24 £400 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire -25 24 £420 +17.89% 17
East Midlands +4 22 £300 -27.27% 8
East of England -19 10 £350 -12.50% 9
Wales -5 6 £363 +3.57%
North East +7 3 £340 -22.81% 3
Northern Ireland +7 1 £350 +79.49%

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 634 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 430 (67.82%) SQL
3 365 (57.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 335 (52.84%) SQL Server
5 326 (51.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 291 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
7 263 (41.48%) Power BI
8 262 (41.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 243 (38.33%) Microsoft
10 228 (35.96%) ETL
11 169 (26.66%) T-SQL
12 146 (23.03%) Finance
13 144 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
14 125 (19.72%) Data Modelling
15 120 (18.93%) Visualisation
16 119 (18.77%) Analytics
17 117 (18.45%) Tableau
18 92 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
19 79 (12.46%) Oracle
20 72 (11.36%) MDX
21 71 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
22 69 (10.88%) Data Visualisation
22 69 (10.88%) Kimball Methodology
23 68 (10.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 60 (9.46%) Data Analysis
25 58 (9.15%) Dimensional Modelling
26 56 (8.83%) QlikView
26 56 (8.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
27 55 (8.68%) ETL Development
28 54 (8.52%) Microsoft Excel

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 29 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.05%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.58%) SAS
4 9 (1.42%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.32%) Apache
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (8.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (4.10%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.47%) SPSS
5 2 (0.32%) Stata
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.26%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.47%) HFM
5 3 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 92 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (0.95%) Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.32%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (57.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 335 (52.84%) SQL Server
3 326 (51.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 291 (45.90%) Data Warehouse
5 263 (41.48%) Power BI
6 262 (41.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (8.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 56 (8.83%) QlikView
8 45 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (6.47%) SQL Server 2016
10 36 (5.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 36 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 36 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 35 (5.52%) BusinessObjects
12 31 (4.89%) OLAP
13 30 (4.73%) Relational Database
14 28 (4.42%) Data Lake
15 26 (4.10%) PowerPivot
16 24 (3.79%) Star Schema
17 21 (3.31%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 26 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (3.79%) JIRA
3 21 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.26%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.47%) Toad
7 2 (0.32%) Subversion
7 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.16%) ProC
8 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) YouTrack
General
1 146 (23.03%) Finance
2 37 (5.84%) Banking
3 32 (5.05%) Retail
4 17 (2.68%) Marketing
5 16 (2.52%) Legal
6 10 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.26%) Front Office
9 7 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.95%) Law
11 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Electronics
14 1 (0.16%) Games
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.36%) MDX
2 25 (3.94%) .NET
3 19 (3.00%) HTML
4 18 (2.84%) Node.js
5 15 (2.37%) Web Services
5 15 (2.37%) XML
6 12 (1.89%) CSS
7 9 (1.42%) Kafka
8 8 (1.26%) Spark Streaming
9 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.63%) JSON
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (0.32%) CSS3
12 2 (0.32%) HTML5
12 2 (0.32%) LDAP
12 2 (0.32%) SAPUI5
13 1 (0.16%) COM
13 1 (0.16%) jQuery
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.68%) Private Cloud
6 14 (2.21%) NHS
7 12 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.89%) User Experience
8 10 (1.58%) Fintech
9 9 (1.42%) Reinsurance
10 8 (1.26%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.79%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.47%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.47%) FMCG
14 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 1 (0.16%) Equities
15 1 (0.16%) Grid Computing
15 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.21%) Unix
2 6 (0.95%) Windows
3 3 (0.47%) Linux
4 1 (0.16%) AIX
4 1 (0.16%) Android
4 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 228 (35.96%) ETL
3 144 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (19.72%) Data Modelling
5 120 (18.93%) Visualisation
6 119 (18.77%) Analytics
7 69 (10.88%) Data Visualisation
7 69 (10.88%) Kimball Methodology
8 60 (9.46%) Data Analysis
9 58 (9.15%) Dimensional Modelling
10 55 (8.68%) ETL Development
11 52 (8.20%) Dashboard Development
12 35 (5.52%) Scrum
13 32 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (4.26%) Migration
14 27 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
15 26 (4.10%) Data Analytics
16 25 (3.94%) Requirements Analysis
17 22 (3.47%) Data Management
18 21 (3.31%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 430 (67.82%) SQL
2 169 (26.66%) T-SQL
3 68 (10.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 47 (7.41%) C#
5 35 (5.52%) Java
6 31 (4.89%) Python
7 28 (4.42%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.84%) VBA
9 11 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.42%) Scala
11 7 (1.10%) R
12 6 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.79%) VB
14 4 (0.63%) C
14 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.47%) PHP
15 3 (0.47%) U-SQL
16 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.16%) C++
17 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (3.63%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.15%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.42%) MCSE
5 7 (1.10%) Degree
6 3 (0.47%) MCSA
7 2 (0.32%) MCAD
7 2 (0.32%) MCSD
7 2 (0.32%) MCTS
8 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 16 (2.52%) QA
3 12 (1.89%) GDPR
4 8 (1.26%) GCP
5 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.26%) Oozie
2 3 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) Kibana
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 243 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 117 (18.45%) Tableau
3 79 (12.46%) Oracle
4 26 (4.10%) Cognos
4 26 (4.10%) SAP
5 18 (2.84%) IBM
6 16 (2.52%) Informatica
7 14 (2.21%) Google
7 14 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (1.42%) Teradata
9 8 (1.26%) Alteryx
10 7 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
11 5 (0.79%) Capita
11 5 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.79%) Talend
12 4 (0.63%) Netezza
13 3 (0.47%) JD Edwards
14 2 (0.32%) Dundas
14 2 (0.32%) Hyperion
14 2 (0.32%) Planview