The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BI Developer
UK
Rank 313 293 296
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 296 409 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.81% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 296 294
Median daily rate £400 £390 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £309 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £69.07 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +245.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £69.07 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Intelligence Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Intelligence Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence Developer in the UK

Business Intelligence Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 282 £400 +2.56% 103
London -25 116 £425 - 37
West Midlands +8 33 £400 +6.66% 13
South East +16 31 £400 +6.66% 7
North West +33 30 £325 -16.12% 20
South West +4 28 £375 +7.14% 9
City of London -13 23 £438 -2.77% 13
Yorkshire +10 22 £325 -10.34% 7
Manchester +19 17 £319 -19.30% 11
Birmingham +6 17 £388 +3.33% 2
West Yorkshire +8 15 £315 -13.10% 7
Leeds +5 15 £315 -13.10% 5
East of England -11 10 £388 +14.81% 4
Berkshire +26 9 £400 +14.28% 2
Gloucestershire +12 9 £375 -21.05%
West Sussex +10 9 £550 +69.23% 1
East Midlands -14 9 £319 -20.80% 3
Cheshire +31 7 £310 -17.46% 8
Bristol +5 6 £413 +17.85% 4
Somerset +3 6 £338 +3.84% 3
Worthing - 6 £623 -
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £338 -10.00%
South Yorkshire +4 5 £388 -
Gloucester +3 5 £400 -15.78%
Bath +3 5 £350 +7.69% 3
Hampshire +12 4 £439 +21.03% 1
Slough +11 4 £425 +3.03%
Wales +5 4 £338 -3.57% 1
Merseyside +4 4 £400 -15.78%
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £388 +30.80%

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 614 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 425 (69.22%) SQL
3 406 (66.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 380 (61.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 357 (58.14%) SQL Server
6 327 (53.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 295 (48.05%) Data Warehouse
8 244 (39.74%) Microsoft
9 239 (38.93%) ETL
10 171 (27.85%) T-SQL
11 146 (23.78%) Power BI
12 124 (20.20%) Finance
13 106 (17.26%) MS Excel
14 102 (16.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 73 (11.89%) Data Modelling
16 72 (11.73%) SQL Server 2014
16 72 (11.73%) MDX
17 71 (11.56%) Tableau
18 69 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 69 (11.24%) Oracle
19 67 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
20 64 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
21 62 (10.10%) QlikView
22 56 (9.12%) .NET
23 55 (8.96%) Visualisation
24 50 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
25 49 (7.98%) C#
26 46 (7.49%) OLAP
27 45 (7.33%) SQL Server 2016
28 40 (6.51%) BusinessObjects

Business Intelligence Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 24 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.26%) SAS
3 6 (0.98%) Drupal
4 4 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.16%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 106 (17.26%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.61%) MS Office
3 12 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.81%) SystmOne
7 4 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.33%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.16%) BPCS
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) BIME
6 1 (0.16%) CallidusCloud
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (66.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 380 (61.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 357 (58.14%) SQL Server
4 327 (53.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 295 (48.05%) Data Warehouse
6 146 (23.78%) Power BI
7 102 (16.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 72 (11.73%) SQL Server 2014
9 69 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 62 (10.10%) QlikView
11 46 (7.49%) OLAP
12 45 (7.33%) SQL Server 2016
13 40 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
14 32 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 25 (4.07%) Relational Database
16 24 (3.91%) OLAP Cube
17 18 (2.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 18 (2.93%) MS Access
17 18 (2.93%) Oracle Database
17 18 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.65%) JIRA
5 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.33%) Subversion
7 1 (0.16%) ERwin
7 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.16%) Toad
General
1 124 (20.20%) Finance
2 36 (5.86%) Advertising
2 36 (5.86%) Retail
3 31 (5.05%) Banking
4 20 (3.26%) Marketing
5 11 (1.79%) Legal
6 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.81%) Electronics
8 4 (0.65%) Law
9 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.33%) Billing
10 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.73%) MDX
2 56 (9.12%) .NET
3 12 (1.95%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.30%) XML
6 6 (0.98%) ActiveX
6 6 (0.98%) Web Services
7 5 (0.81%) ADO
7 5 (0.81%) CSS
7 5 (0.81%) DAO
7 5 (0.81%) HTML
7 5 (0.81%) WCF
8 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.33%) Java EE
8 2 (0.33%) JSON
8 2 (0.33%) SOAP
8 2 (0.33%) WPF
8 2 (0.33%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.16%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.77%) NHS
3 13 (2.12%) Data Structures
4 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (0.49%) Reinsurance
7 2 (0.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.33%) FMCG
7 2 (0.33%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.33%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.33%) Tandem
8 1 (0.16%) AS400
8 1 (0.16%) Derivative
8 1 (0.16%) Equities
8 1 (0.16%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.16%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.30%) Unix
2 4 (0.65%) Windows
3 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.16%) AIX
4 1 (0.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 239 (38.93%) ETL
3 73 (11.89%) Data Modelling
4 67 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
6 55 (8.96%) Visualisation
7 38 (6.19%) Migration
8 37 (6.03%) Analytics
9 32 (5.21%) Data Visualisation
9 32 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (5.05%) Dashboard Development
11 24 (3.91%) Data Migration
11 24 (3.91%) Dimensional Modelling
12 21 (3.42%) Scrum
13 20 (3.26%) Data Analysis
14 19 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (2.93%) ETL Development
16 16 (2.61%) CRM
17 15 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (2.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 425 (69.22%) SQL
2 171 (27.85%) T-SQL
3 49 (7.98%) C#
4 28 (4.56%) VBA
5 21 (3.42%) R
6 20 (3.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 20 (3.26%) PL/SQL
7 17 (2.77%) VB.NET
8 16 (2.61%) Python
9 10 (1.63%) Java
10 9 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 8 (1.30%) VB
12 5 (0.81%) ABAP
13 3 (0.49%) C
13 3 (0.49%) Groovy
13 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.16%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.16%) RPG
14 1 (0.16%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 23 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 18 (2.93%) Degree
4 7 (1.14%) CCA
5 4 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) HNC
6 3 (0.49%) HND
7 2 (0.33%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.33%) MCITP
7 2 (0.33%) MCPD
7 2 (0.33%) MCSA
7 2 (0.33%) MCSD
7 2 (0.33%) MCSE
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.81%) Basel II
2 5 (0.81%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Control-M
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 244 (39.74%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.56%) Tableau
3 69 (11.24%) Oracle
4 35 (5.70%) SAP
5 30 (4.89%) Cognos
6 17 (2.77%) MicroStrategy
7 11 (1.79%) Teradata
8 8 (1.30%) IBM
9 7 (1.14%) Informatica
10 6 (0.98%) Talend
11 4 (0.65%) Adobe
11 4 (0.65%) Cisco
11 4 (0.65%) Unisys
12 3 (0.49%) Google
12 3 (0.49%) Jaspersoft
13 2 (0.33%) Infor
13 2 (0.33%) TARGIT
14 1 (0.16%) DevExpress
14 1 (0.16%) RedGate
14 1 (0.16%) Splunk
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