Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Intelligence Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 366 388
Rank change year-on-year +28 +22 -110
Contract jobs requiring a Business Intelligence Developer 771 680 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.70% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 518 468
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £299
90th Percentile £542 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 13
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -8.85% +14.53%
10th Percentile £47.25 £27.00 £27.38
90th Percentile £47.75 £68.96 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £49.20
% change year-on-year - +6.71% +44.71%

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 98,450 97,691 100,694
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.94% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,931 64,384 65,623
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.29% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,077 2,924 3,341
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 16 November 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 17 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 16 November 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 +23 738 £435 +2.35% 258
UK excluding London -3 393 £400 +3.23% 186
London +47 372 £475 +5.56% 84
North of England +3 137 £375 - 63
North West -13 76 £348 -7.33% 30
South East -10 65 £425 +13.33% 26
South West -11 62 £375 -6.25% 9
Yorkshire +7 58 £415 +11.78% 28
Midlands -22 56 £400 -1.84% 55
East of England +26 46 £438 +30.60% 22
West Midlands -29 31 £400 -3.03% 28
East Midlands +7 24 £394 -3.37% 27
Scotland -21 16 £370 -12.94% 8
Wales -17 9 £405 +15.71% 4
North East -1 2 £393 -10.29% 5
Northern Ireland +28 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £425 -

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 771 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 530 (68.74%) SQL
3 444 (57.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 433 (56.16%) SQL Server
5 403 (52.27%) Power BI
6 384 (49.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 382 (49.55%) Data Warehouse
8 324 (42.02%) ETL
9 314 (40.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 285 (36.96%) Microsoft
11 236 (30.61%) T-SQL
12 186 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
13 184 (23.87%) Finance
14 169 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 140 (18.16%) Visualisation
16 130 (16.86%) Data Modelling
17 110 (14.27%) Tableau
17 110 (14.27%) Analytics
18 82 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (10.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 70 (9.08%) Data Visualisation
21 67 (8.69%) Kimball Methodology
21 67 (8.69%) Dashboard Development
21 67 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
22 64 (8.30%) C#
22 64 (8.30%) Oracle
23 60 (7.78%) QlikView
23 60 (7.78%) SQL Server 2016
24 57 (7.39%) Data Lake
25 55 (7.13%) SQL Server 2012

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 18 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.08%) SAS
3 9 (1.17%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.26%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 67 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.26%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.78%) HFM
4 5 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.65%) Infor M3
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.39%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 169 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.84%) Azure Data Factory
3 42 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.24%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.91%) Data Lake Analytics
6 7 (0.91%) Office 365
7 6 (0.78%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (0.65%) GitHub
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.26%) IaaS
9 2 (0.26%) PaaS
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) BIME
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.39%) Intranet
2 1 (0.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (57.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 433 (56.16%) SQL Server
3 403 (52.27%) Power BI
4 384 (49.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 382 (49.55%) Data Warehouse
6 314 (40.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 60 (7.78%) QlikView
7 60 (7.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 57 (7.39%) Data Lake
9 55 (7.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 53 (6.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 49 (6.36%) SQL Server 2014
13 46 (5.97%) BusinessObjects
14 45 (5.84%) OLAP
15 37 (4.80%) Relational Database
16 34 (4.41%) Big Data
17 32 (4.15%) PowerPivot
18 29 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
19 24 (3.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 33 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.56%) JIRA
5 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (1.17%) Subversion
6 7 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.78%) Toad
8 4 (0.52%) git-flow
9 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.13%) GitLab
10 1 (0.13%) Hudson
10 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 184 (23.87%) Finance
2 52 (6.74%) Banking
3 34 (4.41%) Retail
4 16 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.95%) Marketing
6 14 (1.82%) Publishing
7 13 (1.69%) Law
8 12 (1.56%) Front Office
8 12 (1.56%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.43%) Legal
10 10 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.04%) Advertising
11 8 (1.04%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.52%) Electronics
12 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
13 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.39%) Local Government
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.71%) MDX
2 37 (4.80%) .NET
3 17 (2.20%) XML
4 16 (2.08%) JSON
5 11 (1.43%) Web Services
6 7 (0.91%) Kafka
7 6 (0.78%) Entity Framework
8 5 (0.65%) CSS
9 4 (0.52%) HTML
10 3 (0.39%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.26%) WPF
12 1 (0.13%) Angular 2
12 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (0.13%) COM
12 1 (0.13%) HTML5
12 1 (0.13%) Lucene
12 1 (0.13%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (2.98%) Data Structures
4 18 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 13 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.43%) NHS
7 10 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (0.91%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.65%) Equities
11 3 (0.39%) Fintech
11 3 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.26%) Derivative
12 2 (0.26%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.26%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.26%) User Experience
13 1 (0.13%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.13%) e-Health
13 1 (0.13%) Life Science
13 1 (0.13%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.69%) Windows
2 8 (1.04%) Linux
3 5 (0.65%) Unix
4 3 (0.39%) VMS
4 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.26%) Android
5 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 771 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 324 (42.02%) ETL
3 186 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (18.16%) Visualisation
5 130 (16.86%) Data Modelling
6 110 (14.27%) Analytics
7 70 (9.08%) Data Visualisation
8 67 (8.69%) Dashboard Development
8 67 (8.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 54 (7.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 53 (6.87%) Scrum
11 51 (6.61%) Data Analysis
12 48 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (6.10%) Migration
14 41 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (4.93%) ERP
15 38 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
16 30 (3.89%) ETL Development
17 29 (3.76%) Data Integration
18 28 (3.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 530 (68.74%) SQL
2 236 (30.61%) T-SQL
3 81 (10.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 64 (8.30%) C#
5 41 (5.32%) PowerShell
6 36 (4.67%) Python
7 26 (3.37%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.20%) R
8 17 (2.20%) VB
8 17 (2.20%) VBA
9 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.04%) Java
11 5 (0.65%) C
11 5 (0.65%) Go
11 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.39%) PHP
12 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.39%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.26%) C++
14 1 (0.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.30%) Degree
4 10 (1.30%) MCSE
5 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.76%) QA
2 11 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.04%) GDPR
4 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Basel III
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.13%) Control-M
2 1 (0.13%) Kibana
2 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 285 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.27%) Tableau
3 64 (8.30%) Oracle
4 43 (5.58%) SAP
5 20 (2.59%) Google
6 14 (1.82%) IBM
7 13 (1.69%) Cognos
8 11 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (1.04%) Alteryx
9 8 (1.04%) Teradata
10 7 (0.91%) Informatica
11 6 (0.78%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.65%) Birst
12 5 (0.65%) Infor
12 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.52%) Netezza
14 3 (0.39%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.39%) Splunk
14 3 (0.39%) Vertica
15 2 (0.26%) Talend