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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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4,091 4,044 1,798
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.67% 5.45% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 6.09% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,035 2,770 1,279
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
25th Percentile £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 101 30
10th Percentile - £11.25 £15.45
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.90 £18.89 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.93% -24.44% +6.59%
75th Percentile £35.00 £30.00 £45.75
90th Percentile £45.44 £50.00 £53.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £18.50 £32.29
% change year-on-year +8.78% -42.71% +54.83%

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 78,571 66,377 29,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.69% 89.45% 87.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,136 45,734 19,872
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
25th Percentile £450 £411 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £578
90th Percentile £750 £690 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,645 1,710 870
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £12.02
25th Percentile £17.00 £14.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +34.63% -9.38% +11.11%
75th Percentile £57.50 £46.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £69.45 £62.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% -2.22%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the UK

Business Intelligence
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -11 3,408 £525 +5.00% 740
Work from Home -9 2,215 £525 +5.00% 362
London -10 1,791 £538 +4.88% 310
UK excluding London +1 1,582 £500 +11.11% 477
South East +1 415 £520 +9.47% 89
Midlands -1 360 £500 +11.11% 110
West Midlands 0 301 £525 +12.30% 69
North of England -16 278 £475 +11.76% 109
South West +4 274 £500 - 66
North West -18 174 £450 +5.88% 68
Scotland +24 154 £475 - 33
East of England -28 93 £435 +5.45% 50
Yorkshire -25 90 £481 +12.57% 31
East Midlands -9 56 £400 -5.88% 41
Wales -14 26 £575 +44.65% 17
North East -1 15 £525 +5.00% 11
Northern Ireland +10 7 £408 +32.09% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 2,067 (50.53%) Power Platform
2 1,995 (48.77%) Power BI
3 1,799 (43.97%) SQL
4 1,278 (31.24%) Azure
5 1,228 (30.02%) Finance
6 1,199 (29.31%) Agile
7 1,078 (26.35%) Analytics
8 1,030 (25.18%) Microsoft
9 903 (22.07%) Social Skills
10 832 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
11 799 (19.53%) Data Modelling
12 743 (18.16%) ETL
13 691 (16.89%) Public Sector
14 686 (16.77%) DevOps
15 660 (16.13%) SQL Server
16 629 (15.38%) SAP
17 623 (15.23%) Oracle
18 610 (14.91%) Python
19 532 (13.00%) Scrum
20 529 (12.93%) Visualisation
21 513 (12.54%) Marketing
22 501 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
23 455 (11.12%) Migration
24 429 (10.49%) Manufacturing
25 425 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
26 422 (10.32%) Security Cleared
27 420 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
28 416 (10.17%) Telecoms
29 408 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 405 (9.90%) AWS

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
1 312 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 162 (3.96%) Confluence
3 127 (3.10%) Apache Spark
4 92 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 80 (1.96%) SAS
6 32 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
7 28 (0.68%) Apache
8 22 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 20 (0.49%) CMS
10 19 (0.46%) Apache Pig
11 18 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.39%) IIS
13 15 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.20%) CICS
16 6 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.15%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.15%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.12%) Appian
17 5 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 425 (10.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 107 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.39%) SPSS
8 12 (0.29%) Oracle Smart View
9 6 (0.15%) Stata
10 3 (0.073%) InVision
11 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.049%) Maya
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.024%) CATIA
12 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.024%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.024%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.024%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 158 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
4 40 (0.98%) Aladdin
5 32 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
6 25 (0.61%) HiPortfolio
7 24 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 20 (0.49%) NetSuite
9 18 (0.44%) assyst
9 18 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
10 17 (0.42%) SAP BPC
11 15 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 14 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
12 14 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
13 13 (0.32%) Workday HCM
14 12 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
15 11 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
16 10 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 10 (0.24%) Maximo
17 9 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2,067 (50.53%) Power Platform
2 1,278 (31.24%) Azure
3 405 (9.90%) AWS
4 333 (8.14%) PowerApps
5 313 (7.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 307 (7.50%) Azure DevOps
7 257 (6.28%) Dynamics 365
8 217 (5.30%) Power Automate
9 182 (4.45%) Microsoft 365
10 177 (4.33%) GCP
11 160 (3.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 115 (2.81%) Snowflake
13 101 (2.47%) Serverless
14 94 (2.30%) SaaS
15 90 (2.20%) PaaS
16 69 (1.69%) Azure Functions
17 62 (1.52%) Azure Logic Apps
18 61 (1.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 56 (1.37%) Amazon S3
20 50 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (0.64%) Firewall
2 15 (0.37%) DNS
2 15 (0.37%) MPLS
3 13 (0.32%) Internet
4 12 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.20%) VPN
5 8 (0.20%) Wireless
6 7 (0.17%) Intranet
6 7 (0.17%) Network Security
6 7 (0.17%) SAN
6 7 (0.17%) SD-WAN
7 6 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (0.15%) DHCP
7 6 (0.15%) Skype
7 6 (0.15%) SNMP
7 6 (0.15%) SSH
7 6 (0.15%) WAN
8 5 (0.12%) LAN
8 5 (0.12%) VLAN
9 4 (0.098%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,995 (48.77%) Power BI
2 832 (20.34%) Data Warehouse
3 660 (16.13%) SQL Server
4 408 (9.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 360 (8.80%) Tableau
6 334 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 287 (7.02%) Data Lake
8 239 (5.84%) Big Data
9 211 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 202 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 154 (3.76%) Relational Database
12 137 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
13 114 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
14 111 (2.71%) Pentaho
15 101 (2.47%) Power Query
16 99 (2.42%) Metadata
17 98 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
18 94 (2.30%) Oracle Database
19 92 (2.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 90 (2.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 287 (7.02%) JIRA
2 158 (3.86%) Git (software)
3 86 (2.10%) Visual Studio
4 75 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 74 (1.81%) Bitbucket
6 72 (1.76%) GitLab
7 44 (1.08%) CA Gen
8 43 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 29 (0.71%) ERwin
11 26 (0.64%) PowerDesigner
11 26 (0.64%) Zephyr
12 22 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
13 21 (0.51%) Maven
13 21 (0.51%) webpack
14 18 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (0.34%) ER Studio
16 13 (0.32%) Selenium
17 12 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,228 (30.02%) Finance
2 903 (22.07%) Social Skills
3 691 (16.89%) Public Sector
4 513 (12.54%) Marketing
5 501 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
6 429 (10.49%) Manufacturing
7 416 (10.17%) Telecoms
8 377 (9.22%) Electronics
9 175 (4.28%) Banking
10 168 (4.11%) Retail
11 124 (3.03%) Presentation Skills
12 84 (2.05%) Legal
13 57 (1.39%) Investment Banking
14 52 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
15 51 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
15 51 (1.25%) Law
16 49 (1.20%) Local Government
17 48 (1.17%) Front Office
18 43 (1.05%) Publishing
19 42 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 974 (23.81%) Developer
2 903 (22.07%) Analyst
3 411 (10.05%) Architect
4 390 (9.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 368 (9.00%) Data Engineer
6 348 (8.51%) Data Analyst
7 285 (6.97%) Business Analyst
8 238 (5.82%) Power BI Developer
9 232 (5.67%) Consultant
10 214 (5.23%) Project Manager
11 181 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 166 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 162 (3.96%) Azure Engineer
14 139 (3.40%) Data Architect
15 130 (3.18%) SQL Developer
16 123 (3.01%) Azure Data Engineer
17 83 (2.03%) Power BI Analyst
18 80 (1.96%) Data Business Analyst
19 69 (1.69%) Report Analyst
20 67 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (5.65%) .NET
2 159 (3.89%) J2EE
3 140 (3.42%) JSON
4 110 (2.69%) HTML
5 108 (2.64%) React
6 104 (2.54%) REST
6 104 (2.54%) XML
7 97 (2.37%) CSS
8 65 (1.59%) Kafka
9 57 (1.39%) RESTful
10 55 (1.34%) PySpark
11 54 (1.32%) SOAP
11 54 (1.32%) Web Services
12 53 (1.30%) Spring
13 51 (1.25%) HTML5
14 50 (1.22%) Spring Boot
15 42 (1.03%) AngularJS
16 40 (0.98%) jQuery
17 37 (0.90%) Node.js
18 36 (0.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 150 (3.67%) NHS
2 139 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 124 (3.03%) User Experience
4 118 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 63 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (1.44%) Derivative
7 49 (1.20%) Cloud Native
8 48 (1.17%) Reinsurance
9 44 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 42 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
12 38 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 35 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 33 (0.81%) e-Health
14 33 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
15 32 (0.78%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.76%) PACS
17 30 (0.73%) LIMS
17 30 (0.73%) Replication
18 29 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 172 (4.20%) Windows
2 151 (3.69%) Linux
3 150 (3.67%) Unix
4 41 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 39 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 20 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 18 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.44%) VMS
8 14 (0.34%) Debian
8 14 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.20%) zOS
11 6 (0.15%) AIX
11 6 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.12%) Android
13 3 (0.073%) Solaris
13 3 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,199 (29.31%) Agile
2 1,078 (26.35%) Analytics
3 799 (19.53%) Data Modelling
4 743 (18.16%) ETL
5 686 (16.77%) DevOps
6 532 (13.00%) Scrum
7 529 (12.93%) Visualisation
8 455 (11.12%) Migration
9 420 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 402 (9.83%) Programme Management
11 393 (9.61%) Digital Marketing
12 376 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
13 361 (8.82%) Data Analysis
14 319 (7.80%) Data Visualisation
15 280 (6.84%) Project Management
16 268 (6.55%) CRM
17 257 (6.28%) CI/CD
18 255 (6.23%) Data Migration
19 245 (5.99%) Data Analytics
20 234 (5.72%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,799 (43.97%) SQL
2 610 (14.91%) Python
3 337 (8.24%) Java
4 275 (6.72%) T-SQL
5 218 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 213 (5.21%) PL/SQL
7 201 (4.91%) C#
8 145 (3.54%) R
9 135 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 123 (3.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 95 (2.32%) VBA
12 90 (2.20%) Perl
13 86 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 71 (1.74%) Scala
15 59 (1.44%) C
16 57 (1.39%) COBOL
17 38 (0.93%) PHP
17 38 (0.93%) TypeScript
18 37 (0.90%) VB
19 34 (0.83%) Bash
Qualifications
1 422 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 352 (8.60%) SC Cleared
3 240 (5.87%) Degree
4 41 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 39 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 27 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 17 (0.42%) CISSP
9 17 (0.42%) MCSA
10 16 (0.39%) MCSE
10 16 (0.39%) PMP
11 13 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.27%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.24%) MCP
14 9 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (0.22%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (5.65%) Data Quality
2 131 (3.20%) QA
3 61 (1.49%) GDPR
4 55 (1.34%) PMO
5 41 (1.00%) SLA
6 30 (0.73%) HL7
7 20 (0.49%) Accessibility
8 16 (0.39%) NIST
9 15 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (0.29%) IFRS
11 11 (0.27%) NCSC
12 7 (0.17%) GRC
12 7 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.15%) IFRS 17
14 5 (0.12%) GxP
15 4 (0.098%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.098%) RMADS
16 3 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
16 3 (0.073%) IFRS 9
16 3 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.25%) Docker
3 30 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.22%) vSphere
8 8 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 8 (0.20%) RACF
9 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.073%) XenApp
12 2 (0.049%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.049%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.049%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.049%) Firmware
12 2 (0.049%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.024%) HDFS
13 1 (0.024%) NFS
13 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 98 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 88 (2.15%) Ansible
3 52 (1.27%) Terraform
4 18 (0.44%) Puppet
5 15 (0.37%) SCCM
6 14 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.27%) Data Guard
9 8 (0.20%) Consul
9 8 (0.20%) Nessus
9 8 (0.20%) Tivoli NetView
9 8 (0.20%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 7 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 7 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.15%) WSUS
12 5 (0.12%) Argo
Vendors
1 1,030 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 629 (15.38%) SAP
3 623 (15.23%) Oracle
4 244 (5.96%) Databricks
5 122 (2.98%) Google
6 121 (2.96%) Informatica
7 98 (2.40%) Talend
8 84 (2.05%) webMethods
9 81 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
10 78 (1.91%) BEA
11 67 (1.64%) Alteryx
12 59 (1.44%) Denodo
13 55 (1.34%) ServiceNow
14 54 (1.32%) VMware
15 50 (1.22%) Pega
16 49 (1.20%) Cloudera
17 43 (1.05%) Bloomberg
18 40 (0.98%) BISAM
19 35 (0.86%) Cisco
20 34 (0.83%) Cognos