Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 5 August 2020 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 35 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 93 215 198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.87% 4.82% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 5.62% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 152 136
Median daily rate £427 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.22% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £306
90th Percentile £531 £598 £575
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.51% +1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £10.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +223.77% -69.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £20.60 £10.16
90th Percentile £45.50 £35.00 £41.16
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.08 £30.99
% change year-on-year +45.35% -22.29% +10.83%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,344 3,827 4,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.85% 85.83% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 2,464 2,597
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 119 197
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.17 £10.92
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £35.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.65 £21.50
% change year-on-year +41.99% +14.65% -7.53%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
Birmingham +9 34 £475 +18.75% 16
Shropshire +11 15 £425 -2.30% 1
Solihull +5 7 £475 -10.38% 8
Coventry +21 6 £400 -20.00%
Herefordshire -3 6 £444 -26.04%
Staffordshire +6 5 £400 +6.67% 5
Warwickshire -8 4 £431 -9.21% 3
Worcestershire +25 3 £345 -8.00% 4
Wolverhampton -1 2 £200 -37.25%
Sutton Coldfield +5 1 £225 -53.13%
Dudley - 1 - -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 54 (58.06%) SQL
2 49 (52.69%) Power BI
2 49 (52.69%) Power Platform
3 33 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (32.26%) Data Modelling
4 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 28 (30.11%) Azure
6 24 (25.81%) Oracle
7 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
7 23 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (24.73%) Analytics
8 22 (23.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (21.51%) Java
10 19 (20.43%) ETL
11 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (18.28%) Unix
12 17 (18.28%) Public Sector
13 16 (17.20%) DevOps
13 16 (17.20%) SAP
13 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
13 16 (17.20%) PL/SQL
14 15 (16.13%) Python
14 15 (16.13%) Scrum
14 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
15 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
15 14 (15.05%) Data Analytics
16 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (13.98%) PaaS
17 12 (12.90%) Finance

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.60%) SAS
2 8 (8.60%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.45%) Confluence
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (52.69%) Power Platform
2 28 (30.11%) Azure
3 13 (13.98%) PaaS
4 9 (9.68%) AWS
5 6 (6.45%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (6.45%) PowerApps
6 5 (5.38%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (4.30%) Logic Apps
7 4 (4.30%) SaaS
8 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.23%) Office 365
9 2 (2.15%) GitHub
9 2 (2.15%) IaaS
9 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.15%) Power Automate
10 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.08%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.08%) Google Sheets
10 1 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Firewall
1 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.08%) BGP
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.08%) DMVPN
2 1 (1.08%) DNS
2 1 (1.08%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.08%) IPsec
2 1 (1.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.08%) OSPF
2 1 (1.08%) Skype
2 1 (1.08%) VPN
2 1 (1.08%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.69%) Power BI
2 33 (35.48%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (24.73%) SQL Server
3 23 (24.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (23.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.75%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database
8 8 (8.60%) BusinessObjects XI
9 7 (7.53%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (7.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (7.53%) Hadoop
9 7 (7.53%) OLAP
9 7 (7.53%) Pentaho
9 7 (7.53%) SAS EBI
10 5 (5.38%) SAP BW
11 4 (4.30%) Big Data
11 4 (4.30%) Data Lake
11 4 (4.30%) OLTP
12 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.75%) Maven
4 9 (9.68%) JIRA
5 7 (7.53%) Artifactory
5 7 (7.53%) Bitbucket
6 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.08%) Babel
9 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.08%) RStudio
9 1 (1.08%) Selenium
9 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.08%) Toad
9 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 17 (18.28%) Public Sector
2 12 (12.90%) Finance
3 10 (10.75%) Electronics
3 10 (10.75%) Marketing
4 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Retail
6 2 (2.15%) Housing Association
6 2 (2.15%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Developer
2 22 (23.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (20.43%) Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Power BI Developer
5 9 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Power BI Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Business Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 3 (3.23%) Consultant
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) J2EE
2 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) JSON
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) Spring
4 4 (4.30%) Web Services
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.23%) CSS
5 3 (3.23%) HTML
5 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.23%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.15%) ADO
6 2 (2.15%) MDX
6 2 (2.15%) Node.js
6 2 (2.15%) React
6 2 (2.15%) REST
7 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.08%) jQuery
7 1 (1.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) Social Media
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
4 2 (2.15%) SCADA
4 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Unix
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) Data Modelling
3 23 (24.73%) Analytics
4 19 (20.43%) ETL
5 16 (17.20%) DevOps
6 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
6 15 (16.13%) Scrum
7 14 (15.05%) Data Analytics
8 13 (13.98%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.90%) Process Improvement
10 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.75%) Migration
10 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (9.68%) Programme Management
11 9 (9.68%) Sprint Planning
11 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.60%) Data Engineering
12 8 (8.60%) Decision-Making
12 8 (8.60%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.06%) SQL
2 20 (21.51%) Java
3 16 (17.20%) PL/SQL
3 16 (17.20%) T-SQL
4 15 (16.13%) Python
5 11 (11.83%) C#
6 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (4.30%) VB
10 3 (3.23%) Java 8
10 3 (3.23%) R
11 2 (2.15%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.15%) Perl
11 2 (2.15%) VBA
12 1 (1.08%) ABAP
12 1 (1.08%) C
12 1 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) CCIE
4 2 (2.15%) CCNP
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.08%) CCDA
5 1 (1.08%) CCDP
5 1 (1.08%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (1.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
5 1 (1.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Ansible
2 7 (7.53%) Terraform
3 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) Oracle
3 16 (17.20%) SAP
4 9 (9.68%) Tableau
5 8 (8.60%) BEA
5 8 (8.60%) Informatica
6 7 (7.53%) Cloudera
6 7 (7.53%) webMethods
7 3 (3.23%) Birst
7 3 (3.23%) Cisco
7 3 (3.23%) Databricks
7 3 (3.23%) Infor
7 3 (3.23%) WSO2
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) Pega
8 2 (2.15%) Remedy
8 2 (2.15%) Teradata
8 2 (2.15%) Trend Micro
8 2 (2.15%) VMware
9 1 (1.08%) BMC