Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 358 416
Rank change year-on-year -3 +58 -125
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 690 629 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.69% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 470 440
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £49.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -29.75% +46.53%
10th Percentile £36.23 £19.60 £29.88
90th Percentile £46.48 £35.00 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £64.50
% change year-on-year - -45.74% +89.71%

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 97,107 90,805 103,724
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.97% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,602 58,946 67,571
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £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 3,117 2,812 3,109
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.75 £10.32
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -6.47% +11.76%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 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 -5 668 £429 +0.88% 173
London +29 355 £450 - 62
UK excluding London -20 334 £400 - 124
South East +5 99 £450 +6.51% 29
North of England -20 94 £375 - 47
North West -28 55 £350 -6.60% 25
Midlands -21 47 £388 -7.46% 12
South West -2 45 £425 +13.33% 12
Yorkshire -7 37 £425 +14.48% 17
East of England -1 29 £400 -5.88% 11
East Midlands +10 23 £330 -17.50% 5
West Midlands -38 23 £425 - 7
Scotland -43 13 £450 +9.09% 8
Wales -13 6 £394 +12.50% 4
Northern Ireland +30 1 £350 +79.49% 1
North East -6 1 £340 -29.31% 5

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 690 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 444 (64.35%) SQL
3 378 (54.78%) SQL Server
4 362 (52.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 351 (50.87%) Data Warehouse
6 336 (48.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 335 (48.55%) Power BI
8 275 (39.86%) Microsoft
9 261 (37.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 251 (36.38%) ETL
11 186 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
12 185 (26.81%) T-SQL
13 182 (26.38%) Finance
14 154 (22.32%) Visualisation
15 138 (20.00%) Analytics
16 128 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 119 (17.25%) Tableau
18 105 (15.22%) Data Modelling
19 84 (12.17%) Data Visualisation
20 80 (11.59%) Oracle
21 74 (10.72%) Dashboard Development
22 70 (10.14%) C#
23 69 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
24 66 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
25 65 (9.42%) Kimball Methodology
26 59 (8.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
27 56 (8.12%) SQL Server 2012
28 53 (7.68%) SQL Server 2016
29 52 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
29 52 (7.54%) 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 28 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.46%) SAS
3 15 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.29%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.72%) SPSS
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) Stata
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.01%) HFM
2 7 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 5 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.29%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 128 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.04%) Azure Data Factory
4 20 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.30%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
8 7 (1.01%) Data Lake Analytics
9 4 (0.58%) PaaS
10 3 (0.43%) IaaS
10 3 (0.43%) Office 365
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.29%) Trello
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.14%) Internet
1 1 (0.14%) Skype
1 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (54.78%) SQL Server
2 362 (52.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 351 (50.87%) Data Warehouse
4 336 (48.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 335 (48.55%) Power BI
6 261 (37.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 56 (8.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 53 (7.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 52 (7.54%) QlikView
9 52 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 48 (6.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 46 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 43 (6.23%) BusinessObjects
12 43 (6.23%) OLAP
13 35 (5.07%) Big Data
14 34 (4.93%) Data Lake
14 34 (4.93%) Relational Database
15 32 (4.64%) PowerPivot
16 25 (3.62%) Qlik Sense
17 24 (3.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (3.62%) JIRA
1 25 (3.62%) Visual Studio
2 23 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.30%) Toad
6 8 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.58%) Subversion
9 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) GitLab
10 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.14%) ProC
10 1 (0.14%) YouTrack
General
1 182 (26.38%) Finance
2 51 (7.39%) Banking
3 36 (5.22%) Retail
4 15 (2.17%) Marketing
5 14 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.74%) Law
8 10 (1.45%) Front Office
8 10 (1.45%) Legal
9 6 (0.87%) Advertising
9 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.87%) Publishing
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Billing
10 3 (0.43%) Electronics
10 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.43%) Local Government
10 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (5.94%) MDX
2 38 (5.51%) .NET
3 23 (3.33%) XML
4 19 (2.75%) Web Services
5 15 (2.17%) HTML
6 13 (1.88%) Kafka
7 11 (1.59%) CSS
8 8 (1.16%) Spark Streaming
9 6 (0.87%) Entity Framework
9 6 (0.87%) JSON
10 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.29%) CSS3
12 2 (0.29%) HTML5
12 2 (0.29%) LDAP
12 2 (0.29%) SAPUI5
12 2 (0.29%) WPF
13 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.20%) Private Cloud
3 26 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.75%) Data Structures
5 10 (1.45%) Fintech
6 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.01%) Reinsurance
9 6 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.58%) NHS
12 3 (0.43%) User Experience
13 2 (0.29%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.14%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.14%) Equities
14 1 (0.14%) FMCG
14 1 (0.14%) Life Science
14 1 (0.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.74%) Unix
2 10 (1.45%) Windows
3 5 (0.72%) Linux
4 3 (0.43%) VMS
4 3 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.29%) Android
5 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (36.38%) ETL
3 186 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (22.32%) Visualisation
5 138 (20.00%) Analytics
6 105 (15.22%) Data Modelling
7 84 (12.17%) Data Visualisation
8 74 (10.72%) Dashboard Development
9 65 (9.42%) Kimball Methodology
10 46 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 42 (6.09%) Scrum
12 39 (5.65%) Dimensional Modelling
12 39 (5.65%) ETL Development
13 38 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
13 38 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (4.78%) Migration
15 32 (4.64%) Data Analytics
16 29 (4.20%) SDLC
17 26 (3.77%) Validation
18 25 (3.62%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 444 (64.35%) SQL
2 185 (26.81%) T-SQL
3 70 (10.14%) C#
4 59 (8.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 50 (7.25%) Python
6 26 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.04%) VBA
9 18 (2.61%) Java
9 18 (2.61%) R
10 11 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.30%) Scala
11 9 (1.30%) VB
12 8 (1.16%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.01%) C
14 5 (0.72%) U-SQL
14 5 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.58%) Go
16 3 (0.43%) PHP
17 2 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.45%) Degree
3 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.58%) MCSE
5 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 18 (2.61%) GDPR
3 11 (1.59%) GCP
3 11 (1.59%) QA
4 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.14%) EMIR
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) Oozie
2 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.29%) Kibana
3 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 275 (39.86%) Microsoft
2 119 (17.25%) Tableau
3 80 (11.59%) Oracle
4 31 (4.49%) SAP
5 28 (4.06%) Google
6 19 (2.75%) Cognos
7 10 (1.45%) Alteryx
7 10 (1.45%) IBM
7 10 (1.45%) Teradata
8 9 (1.30%) Informatica
8 9 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (0.87%) Hyperion
9 6 (0.87%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.72%) Netezza
11 4 (0.58%) Capita
11 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.58%) Talend
12 3 (0.43%) Jaspersoft
12 3 (0.43%) Vertica
13 2 (0.29%) RedGate