Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4554 4693 5530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.58% 4.45% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 5.31% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3137 3283 3862
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 74
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.20% +25.24% +9.76%
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £59.31 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.85 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +19.50% +44.58% -1.19%

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 83965 88431 93010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.89% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55772 58485 60230
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 £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2317 2698
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.68 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.57% +7.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +12.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +1 4322 £450 +5.88% 496
UK excluding London -1 2398 £425 +6.25% 298
London -4 2071 £475 +5.56% 209
South East -9 658 £445 +7.88% 68
North of England +13 512 £420 +12.00% 98
South West +11 430 £421 +20.36% 33
Midlands -16 328 £400 - 55
East of England +5 284 £513 +30.16% 30
North West 0 276 £425 +13.33% 49
Yorkshire +16 211 £425 +13.33% 45
West Midlands -6 207 £388 -3.13% 43
Scotland +33 157 £438 +27.27% 12
East Midlands -27 115 £400 - 12
North East +36 35 £600 +50.00% 4
Wales -16 25 £350 -26.32% 2
Northern Ireland -57 10 £413 +112.90%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1787 (39.24%) SQL
2 1754 (38.52%) Finance
3 1305 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
4 1301 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1119 (24.57%) SAP
6 1081 (23.74%) SQL Server
7 980 (21.52%) Marketing
8 930 (20.42%) Microsoft
9 888 (19.50%) Telecoms
10 865 (18.99%) ETL
11 844 (18.53%) Manufacturing
12 834 (18.31%) Programme Management
13 829 (18.20%) Digital Marketing
14 812 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 803 (17.63%) Electronics
16 801 (17.59%) Analytics
17 794 (17.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 682 (14.98%) Oracle
19 680 (14.93%) Data Modelling
20 609 (13.37%) Power BI
21 568 (12.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 564 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
23 494 (10.85%) Tableau
24 440 (9.66%) Security Cleared
25 438 (9.62%) T-SQL
26 433 (9.51%) Scrum
27 389 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
28 380 (8.34%) Visualisation
29 376 (8.26%) Big Data
30 370 (8.12%) 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
1 241 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 144 (3.16%) Apache Spark
2 144 (3.16%) SAS
3 124 (2.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 89 (1.95%) Mule
5 80 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
6 64 (1.41%) CMS
6 64 (1.41%) Confluence
7 48 (1.05%) Apache
8 37 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
9 32 (0.70%) MS Exchange
10 31 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (0.64%) Drupal
12 28 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (0.61%) nginx
12 28 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (0.48%) IIS
13 22 (0.48%) Skype for Business
14 20 (0.44%) WebLogic
15 17 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 354 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 77 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 67 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.46%) SPSS
8 11 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.20%) Stata
10 4 (0.088%) Simulink
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.022%) EViews
12 1 (0.022%) Flinto
12 1 (0.022%) Mingle
12 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 75 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 75 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 70 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 41 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
6 21 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 21 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 19 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (0.37%) SAP CO
8 17 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 17 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
10 14 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
11 13 (0.29%) NetSuite
11 13 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
11 13 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
11 13 (0.29%) SAP BPC
11 13 (0.29%) SAP ERP
12 11 (0.24%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 316 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 229 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (1.65%) Office 365
4 46 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 37 (0.81%) IaaS
6 35 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 35 (0.77%) SaaS
7 32 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 31 (0.68%) PaaS
9 29 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 25 (0.55%) GitHub
11 21 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 16 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (0.31%) G Suite
15 13 (0.29%) Veeva
16 12 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 11 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 43 (0.94%) Firewall
2 34 (0.75%) VPN
3 30 (0.66%) HTTP
4 28 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.59%) LAN
5 27 (0.59%) SMS
6 26 (0.57%) Kerberos
7 25 (0.55%) DNS
7 25 (0.55%) WAN
8 21 (0.46%) Intranet
9 19 (0.42%) SSL
10 18 (0.40%) LDAP
10 18 (0.40%) SAN
11 14 (0.31%) Wireless
12 13 (0.29%) 3G
12 13 (0.29%) Skype
13 12 (0.26%) GPRS
13 12 (0.26%) LTE
13 12 (0.26%) SGSN
13 12 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1301 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1081 (23.74%) SQL Server
3 812 (17.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 794 (17.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 609 (13.37%) Power BI
6 568 (12.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 376 (8.26%) Big Data
8 285 (6.26%) BusinessObjects
9 261 (5.73%) QlikView
10 245 (5.38%) Hadoop
11 193 (4.24%) Relational Database
12 180 (3.95%) Oracle Database
13 163 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 162 (3.56%) Oracle BI EE
15 149 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
16 148 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
17 144 (3.16%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
18 138 (3.03%) OLAP
19 127 (2.79%) SQL Server 2016
20 123 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 180 (3.95%) JIRA
2 176 (3.86%) Git (software)
3 128 (2.81%) Maven
4 126 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 122 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 112 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 54 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
8 47 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 36 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 30 (0.66%) Selenium
11 29 (0.64%) ERwin
12 26 (0.57%) SoapUI
12 26 (0.57%) Subversion
13 25 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
13 25 (0.55%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.53%) Eclipse
15 22 (0.48%) Artifactory
15 22 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (0.40%) LoadRunner
16 18 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1754 (38.52%) Finance
2 980 (21.52%) Marketing
3 888 (19.50%) Telecoms
4 844 (18.53%) Manufacturing
5 803 (17.63%) Electronics
6 239 (5.25%) Banking
7 196 (4.30%) Retail
8 133 (2.92%) Legal
9 63 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.03%) Publishing
11 46 (1.01%) Front Office
12 42 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 41 (0.90%) Retail Banking
14 40 (0.88%) Law
15 38 (0.83%) Back Office
16 37 (0.81%) Advertising
17 36 (0.79%) General Ledger
18 35 (0.77%) Games
19 26 (0.57%) Billing
20 24 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1646 (36.14%) Developer
2 883 (19.39%) Analyst
3 644 (14.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 380 (8.34%) Consultant
5 344 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 342 (7.51%) Architect
7 333 (7.31%) SQL Developer
8 305 (6.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 206 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 194 (4.26%) Data Analyst
11 170 (3.73%) Data Architect
12 166 (3.65%) SQL BI Developer
12 166 (3.65%) SSIS Developer
13 162 (3.56%) Senior Developer
14 147 (3.23%) Business Developer
15 120 (2.64%) SSRS Developer
16 113 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 112 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Manager
18 110 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
19 103 (2.26%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (5.47%) JSON
2 248 (5.45%) .NET
3 222 (4.87%) XML
4 199 (4.37%) HTML
5 172 (3.78%) CSS
6 164 (3.60%) Web Services
7 146 (3.21%) Middleware
8 138 (3.03%) MDX
9 109 (2.39%) XSLT
10 107 (2.35%) Swagger
11 103 (2.26%) WireMock
12 102 (2.24%) REST
13 101 (2.22%) Apache Camel
14 100 (2.20%) RESTful
15 94 (2.06%) AngularJS
15 94 (2.06%) SOAP
16 88 (1.93%) Spring
17 84 (1.84%) ASP.NET
18 80 (1.76%) jQuery
19 67 (1.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 564 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 198 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 147 (3.23%) NHS
5 128 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 101 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 101 (2.22%) User Experience
7 35 (0.77%) Fintech
8 34 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 34 (0.75%) Social Media
9 33 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 32 (0.70%) Data Centre
11 29 (0.64%) Credit Risk
11 29 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 26 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (0.57%) FMCG
13 25 (0.55%) Replication
14 23 (0.51%) Market Risk
14 23 (0.51%) Reinsurance
15 22 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 203 (4.46%) Linux
2 161 (3.54%) Windows
3 132 (2.90%) Unix
4 57 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 36 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 31 (0.68%) Android
8 30 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.33%) Solaris
10 13 (0.29%) AIX
10 13 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.26%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.13%) VMS
15 3 (0.066%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.044%) CentOS
16 2 (0.044%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1305 (28.66%) Agile Software Development
2 865 (18.99%) ETL
3 834 (18.31%) Programme Management
4 829 (18.20%) Digital Marketing
5 801 (17.59%) Analytics
6 680 (14.93%) Data Modelling
7 433 (9.51%) Scrum
8 389 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 380 (8.34%) Visualisation
10 335 (7.36%) Migration
11 332 (7.29%) Project Management
12 324 (7.11%) Data Analysis
13 280 (6.15%) TDD
14 279 (6.13%) CRM
15 269 (5.91%) Data Management
16 253 (5.56%) DevOps
17 229 (5.03%) Business Analysis
18 215 (4.72%) Data Visualisation
19 214 (4.70%) Kimball Methodology
20 199 (4.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1787 (39.24%) SQL
2 438 (9.62%) T-SQL
3 370 (8.12%) Java
4 282 (6.19%) Python
5 275 (6.04%) JavaScript
6 260 (5.71%) C#
7 186 (4.08%) PL/SQL
8 127 (2.79%) R
9 105 (2.31%) XPath
10 98 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 94 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 86 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 83 (1.82%) VBA
14 64 (1.41%) Scala
15 56 (1.23%) PHP
16 43 (0.94%) VB
17 39 (0.86%) Ruby
18 33 (0.72%) C++
19 26 (0.57%) C
20 25 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 440 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 323 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 272 (5.97%) Degree
4 69 (1.52%) ISEB
5 61 (1.34%) DV Cleared
6 51 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 43 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 40 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 34 (0.75%) PMP
11 25 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
13 22 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
14 17 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.35%) Master's Degree
15 16 (0.35%) MCITP
16 15 (0.33%) CISM
17 13 (0.29%) MCSE
18 12 (0.26%) BC Cleared
18 12 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (5.51%) Data Quality
2 156 (3.43%) QA
3 51 (1.12%) GDPR
4 50 (1.10%) PMO
5 34 (0.75%) SLA
6 16 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.33%) JSP 440
8 14 (0.31%) HL7
8 14 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.29%) MiFID
10 12 (0.26%) GCP
11 9 (0.20%) IFRS
11 9 (0.20%) WCAG
12 7 (0.15%) GxP
12 7 (0.15%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.15%) RMADS
13 4 (0.088%) GAAP
13 4 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (2.50%) Docker
2 78 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.79%) HDFS
4 29 (0.64%) Apache Flume
5 18 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.18%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.11%) Firmware
10 4 (0.088%) vSphere
10 4 (0.088%) XenApp
11 3 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.066%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.044%) LXC
13 1 (0.022%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.022%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.022%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.022%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 115 (2.53%) Puppet
2 101 (2.22%) Ansible
3 61 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 61 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (1.12%) Terraform
5 33 (0.72%) Oozie
6 27 (0.59%) Kibana
7 24 (0.53%) logstash
8 21 (0.46%) Ambari
9 15 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 14 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (0.29%) Grafana
12 12 (0.26%) AirWatch
12 12 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
13 11 (0.24%) SCOM
14 10 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.22%) Prometheus
15 9 (0.20%) HAProxy
15 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
15 9 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 1119 (24.57%) SAP
2 930 (20.42%) Microsoft
3 682 (14.98%) Oracle
4 494 (10.85%) Tableau
5 159 (3.49%) Cognos
6 111 (2.44%) IBM
7 105 (2.31%) Informatica
8 97 (2.13%) Google
9 79 (1.73%) WSO2
10 78 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
11 74 (1.62%) Teradata
12 65 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 54 (1.19%) Talend
14 46 (1.01%) VMware
15 43 (0.94%) Hyperion
16 40 (0.88%) Splunk
17 38 (0.83%) Alteryx
18 35 (0.77%) Cloudera
19 34 (0.75%) HP
20 25 (0.55%) Netezza