Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4668 4863 5578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.54% 4.59% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 5.47% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3269 3401 3866
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £275
90th Percentile £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 66 77
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.34 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.50% +11.40% +27.20%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £59.31 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £30.00 £25.44
% change year-on-year +28.33% +17.92% +25.63%

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -3 4411 £450 +5.88% 453
UK excluding London -5 2433 £425 +6.25% 289
London -2 2144 £475 +5.56% 188
South East -12 668 £445 +5.95% 60
North of England +3 528 £400 +3.23% 91
South West +8 415 £420 +15.86% 43
Midlands -13 337 £400 - 42
East of England -1 284 £500 +25.00% 29
North West -4 280 £425 +13.33% 38
Yorkshire +5 217 £400 +6.67% 50
West Midlands -11 211 £400 - 33
Scotland +16 163 £438 +9.38% 18
East Midlands -26 121 £400 - 8
North East +43 43 £566 +33.24% 3
Wales -5 39 £350 -27.08% 6
Northern Ireland -51 9 £306 +58.06% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 1837 (39.35%) SQL
2 1760 (37.70%) Finance
3 1335 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
4 1317 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
5 1147 (24.57%) SQL Server
6 1080 (23.14%) SAP
7 964 (20.65%) Microsoft
8 935 (20.03%) Marketing
9 932 (19.97%) ETL
10 872 (18.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 851 (18.23%) Analytics
12 848 (18.17%) Telecoms
13 826 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 815 (17.46%) Manufacturing
15 805 (17.25%) Programme Management
16 792 (16.97%) Digital Marketing
17 764 (16.37%) Electronics
18 703 (15.06%) Data Modelling
19 694 (14.87%) Oracle
20 653 (13.99%) Power BI
21 607 (13.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 591 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
23 527 (11.29%) Tableau
24 449 (9.62%) T-SQL
25 447 (9.58%) Scrum
26 426 (9.13%) Security Cleared
27 402 (8.61%) Visualisation
28 397 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
29 385 (8.25%) Big Data
30 376 (8.05%) Java

Business Intelligence
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
1 260 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 162 (3.47%) Apache Spark
3 151 (3.23%) SAS
4 121 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 89 (1.91%) Mule
6 76 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 57 (1.22%) Confluence
8 55 (1.18%) CMS
9 47 (1.01%) Apache
10 36 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 35 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 34 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
13 30 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (0.62%) MS Exchange
15 24 (0.51%) Drupal
15 24 (0.51%) nginx
16 21 (0.45%) Skype for Business
17 20 (0.43%) IIS
17 20 (0.43%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 376 (8.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 163 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 79 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 60 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
6 38 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.32%) SPSS
8 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.086%) Simulink
9 4 (0.086%) Stata
10 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.043%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.021%) EViews
11 1 (0.021%) Flinto
11 1 (0.021%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 78 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 66 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 65 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
5 36 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 33 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
7 23 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
8 22 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
10 16 (0.34%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
11 15 (0.32%) SAP CO
11 15 (0.32%) SAP FI
11 15 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
12 14 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (0.30%) SAP BPC
13 13 (0.28%) NetSuite
14 12 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
15 11 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
15 11 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 315 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 253 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (1.71%) Office 365
4 50 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (0.86%) SaaS
6 31 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 29 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
7 29 (0.62%) GitHub
7 29 (0.62%) IaaS
8 27 (0.58%) Google Analytics
9 26 (0.56%) PaaS
10 23 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
13 18 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 16 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 15 (0.32%) Route 53
16 14 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
16 14 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
16 14 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (0.99%) Firewall
2 35 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 32 (0.69%) VPN
4 30 (0.64%) DNS
5 29 (0.62%) SMS
6 26 (0.56%) HTTP
7 25 (0.54%) Intranet
8 23 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 23 (0.49%) LAN
9 21 (0.45%) WAN
10 18 (0.39%) SSL
11 17 (0.36%) LDAP
12 15 (0.32%) Skype
13 14 (0.30%) SAN
14 13 (0.28%) Unified Communications
15 11 (0.24%) Wireless
16 10 (0.21%) 3G
17 9 (0.19%) Internet
17 9 (0.19%) LTE
17 9 (0.19%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1317 (28.21%) Data Warehouse
2 1147 (24.57%) SQL Server
3 872 (18.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 826 (17.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 653 (13.99%) Power BI
6 607 (13.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 385 (8.25%) Big Data
8 289 (6.19%) BusinessObjects
9 264 (5.66%) Hadoop
10 256 (5.48%) QlikView
11 191 (4.09%) Oracle Database
11 191 (4.09%) Relational Database
12 168 (3.60%) Oracle BI EE
13 165 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 154 (3.30%) OLAP
15 150 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
16 148 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
17 138 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
18 135 (2.89%) SQL Server 2014
19 133 (2.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 186 (3.98%) JIRA
2 175 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 126 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 124 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 123 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 123 (2.63%) Maven
6 48 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
7 47 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 43 (0.92%) ERwin
9 37 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 30 (0.64%) TeamCity
11 29 (0.62%) SoapUI
12 28 (0.60%) Artifactory
13 27 (0.58%) Selenium
13 27 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 26 (0.56%) Subversion
15 25 (0.54%) Eclipse
16 24 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
17 19 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
18 17 (0.36%) GitLab
General
1 1760 (37.70%) Finance
2 935 (20.03%) Marketing
3 848 (18.17%) Telecoms
4 815 (17.46%) Manufacturing
5 764 (16.37%) Electronics
6 242 (5.18%) Banking
7 197 (4.22%) Retail
8 146 (3.13%) Legal
9 52 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 44 (0.94%) Publishing
12 40 (0.86%) Law
13 39 (0.84%) Advertising
13 39 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 36 (0.77%) Back Office
14 36 (0.77%) Front Office
15 33 (0.71%) Games
15 33 (0.71%) General Ledger
16 30 (0.64%) Billing
17 29 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1662 (35.60%) Developer
2 933 (19.99%) Analyst
3 680 (14.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 393 (8.42%) Consultant
5 373 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 358 (7.67%) Architect
7 357 (7.65%) SQL Developer
8 326 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 222 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 220 (4.71%) Data Analyst
11 183 (3.92%) Data Architect
12 179 (3.83%) SQL BI Developer
12 179 (3.83%) SSIS Developer
13 157 (3.36%) Senior Developer
14 156 (3.34%) Business Developer
15 130 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
16 122 (2.61%) Business Intelligence Manager
17 120 (2.57%) SSRS Developer
18 119 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
19 105 (2.25%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (5.51%) .NET
2 256 (5.48%) JSON
3 234 (5.01%) XML
4 179 (3.83%) HTML
5 171 (3.66%) Web Services
6 162 (3.47%) CSS
7 161 (3.45%) MDX
8 142 (3.04%) Middleware
9 107 (2.29%) SOAP
10 103 (2.21%) XSLT
11 100 (2.14%) REST
11 100 (2.14%) Swagger
12 98 (2.10%) Apache Camel
13 97 (2.08%) WireMock
14 95 (2.04%) RESTful
15 92 (1.97%) AngularJS
15 92 (1.97%) Spring
16 88 (1.89%) ASP.NET
17 83 (1.78%) jQuery
18 78 (1.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 591 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 206 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 129 (2.76%) NHS
5 127 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 104 (2.23%) User Experience
7 100 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 39 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 37 (0.79%) Fintech
10 36 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 33 (0.71%) Social Media
12 28 (0.60%) Data Centre
13 27 (0.58%) Market Risk
13 27 (0.58%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.54%) Taxonomies
16 22 (0.47%) FMCG
17 21 (0.45%) PMI
17 21 (0.45%) Reinsurance
17 21 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 200 (4.28%) Linux
2 146 (3.13%) Windows
3 118 (2.53%) Unix
4 55 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 31 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 27 (0.58%) Android
8 19 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 14 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.26%) Solaris
11 12 (0.26%) Windows 7
12 11 (0.24%) AIX
13 9 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.15%) VMS
15 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.086%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.064%) Debian
18 3 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1335 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
2 932 (19.97%) ETL
3 851 (18.23%) Analytics
4 805 (17.25%) Programme Management
5 792 (16.97%) Digital Marketing
6 703 (15.06%) Data Modelling
7 447 (9.58%) Scrum
8 402 (8.61%) Visualisation
9 397 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 367 (7.86%) Migration
11 347 (7.43%) Project Management
12 315 (6.75%) Data Analysis
13 310 (6.64%) Data Management
14 304 (6.51%) CRM
15 256 (5.48%) TDD
16 244 (5.23%) DevOps
17 231 (4.95%) Kimball Methodology
18 228 (4.88%) Business Analysis
19 215 (4.61%) Data Visualisation
20 203 (4.35%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1837 (39.35%) SQL
2 449 (9.62%) T-SQL
3 376 (8.05%) Java
4 297 (6.36%) Python
5 278 (5.96%) C#
6 259 (5.55%) JavaScript
7 182 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 133 (2.85%) R
9 108 (2.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 99 (2.12%) VBA
10 99 (2.12%) XPath
11 89 (1.91%) PowerShell
11 89 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 58 (1.24%) Scala
13 52 (1.11%) PHP
14 41 (0.88%) VB
15 32 (0.69%) C++
16 29 (0.62%) Ruby
17 27 (0.58%) VB.NET
18 22 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 426 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 297 (6.36%) SC Cleared
3 267 (5.72%) Degree
4 67 (1.44%) ISEB
5 61 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 49 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 49 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 37 (0.79%) PMP
9 34 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 28 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
12 21 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (0.41%) Master's Degree
14 17 (0.36%) MCSE
15 16 (0.34%) MCITP
16 14 (0.30%) CISM
17 11 (0.24%) ACCA
17 11 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 148 (3.17%) QA
3 66 (1.41%) GDPR
4 54 (1.16%) PMO
5 36 (0.77%) SLA
6 19 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.34%) GCP
9 14 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 14 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 12 (0.26%) HL7
11 11 (0.24%) MiFID
12 9 (0.19%) IFRS
13 7 (0.15%) GxP
13 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.15%) RMADS
14 4 (0.086%) GAAP
14 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.064%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (2.53%) Docker
2 77 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.92%) HDFS
4 28 (0.60%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.17%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.11%) Firmware
9 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.086%) vSphere
11 3 (0.064%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.043%) LXC
12 2 (0.043%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.043%) XenApp
13 1 (0.021%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 110 (2.36%) Ansible
1 110 (2.36%) Puppet
2 58 (1.24%) Kubernetes
3 57 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (1.16%) Terraform
5 39 (0.84%) Oozie
6 29 (0.62%) Kibana
6 29 (0.62%) logstash
7 24 (0.51%) Ambari
8 17 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 15 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 13 (0.28%) Grafana
10 13 (0.28%) WSUS
11 12 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
12 11 (0.24%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.21%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.19%) AirWatch
14 9 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 1080 (23.14%) SAP
2 964 (20.65%) Microsoft
3 694 (14.87%) Oracle
4 527 (11.29%) Tableau
5 182 (3.90%) Cognos
6 126 (2.70%) IBM
7 111 (2.38%) Informatica
8 93 (1.99%) Google
9 80 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
10 79 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 76 (1.63%) Teradata
12 75 (1.61%) WSO2
13 48 (1.03%) Talend
14 46 (0.99%) VMware
15 38 (0.81%) Cloudera
15 38 (0.81%) Splunk
16 36 (0.77%) HP
17 35 (0.75%) Alteryx
18 33 (0.71%) Hyperion
19 24 (0.51%) Netezza