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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
England / West Midlands
Rank 22 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 137 194 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.00% 7.28% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.51% 8.83% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 117 62
Median daily rate £400 £418 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +9.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.75% +23.07%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1824 2198 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.93% 82.51% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1212 1042
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 45 £425 +13.33% 21
Warwickshire -4 20 £400 +2.56% 3
Coventry +3 12 £400 +3.22% 1
West Bromwich -1 8 £425 +6.25%
Staffordshire -3 7 £275 -38.88% 4
Shropshire -4 4 £406 -13.56% 5
Walsall - 2 £378 - 2
Smethwick - 1 - -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 128 (44.60%) SQL
2 92 (32.06%) SQL Server
3 81 (28.22%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (28.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (27.53%) Microsoft
5 74 (25.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 71 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (24.74%) Finance
7 64 (22.30%) ETL
8 57 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 48 (16.72%) Data Modelling
9 48 (16.72%) Analytics
10 43 (14.98%) Oracle
11 41 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (12.89%) Power BI
13 36 (12.54%) BusinessObjects
14 34 (11.85%) Migration
15 33 (11.50%) SAP
15 33 (11.50%) QlikView
15 33 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (10.45%) T-SQL
17 29 (10.10%) Java
17 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2016
18 28 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
18 28 (9.76%) Data Management
19 27 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (8.36%) PL/SQL
21 23 (8.01%) MS Excel
21 23 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (7.67%) Data Migration

Business Intelligence
Top Related 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 12 (4.18%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.48%) Apache
2 10 (3.48%) JBoss
3 9 (3.14%) IIS
3 9 (3.14%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (3.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (3.14%) SAS
4 5 (1.74%) CMS
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) Documentum
6 2 (0.70%) Drupal
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Liferay
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) SPSS
3 3 (1.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.39%) SAP CAR
4 3 (1.05%) FastStats
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.05%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.05%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.70%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.35%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.14%) HTTP
1 9 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (32.06%) SQL Server
2 81 (28.22%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (28.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (25.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 57 (19.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 37 (12.89%) Power BI
6 36 (12.54%) BusinessObjects
7 33 (11.50%) QlikView
8 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 28 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (6.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 17 (5.92%) Big Data
14 15 (5.23%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (5.23%) SAP HANA
15 13 (4.53%) Relational Database
16 11 (3.83%) Data Mining
16 11 (3.83%) Hadoop
16 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.39%) ERwin
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.05%) CA Gen
4 3 (1.05%) JIRA
5 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.70%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.35%) Ant
6 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Moq
6 1 (0.35%) NUnit
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (24.74%) Finance
2 22 (7.67%) Advertising
3 19 (6.62%) Marketing
4 17 (5.92%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.57%) Retail
6 7 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.74%) Automotive
7 5 (1.74%) Electronics
8 4 (1.39%) Banking
8 4 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.05%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 127 (44.25%) Developer
2 59 (20.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 53 (18.47%) Analyst
4 35 (12.20%) Architect
5 26 (9.06%) SQL Developer
6 21 (7.32%) Consultant
7 18 (6.27%) Microsoft Developer
7 18 (6.27%) SQL BI Developer
8 17 (5.92%) Project Manager
8 17 (5.92%) SSRS Developer
9 15 (5.23%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.23%) Business Developer
10 14 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
11 13 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 13 (4.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 13 (4.53%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 13 (4.53%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (4.18%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 12 (4.18%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 12 (4.18%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.23%) CSS
2 14 (4.88%) .NET
2 14 (4.88%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.53%) HTML
4 12 (4.18%) CSS3
4 12 (4.18%) HTML5
5 9 (3.14%) SAML
6 8 (2.79%) MDX
7 6 (2.09%) XML
8 4 (1.39%) Web Services
9 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.05%) J2EE
10 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.70%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.70%) Middleware
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.70%) SAP ALE
10 2 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.53%) NHS
3 12 (4.18%) Credit Risk
3 12 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.48%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.44%) User Experience
6 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.05%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) CMDB
9 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.35%) DataPower
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.57%) Unix
2 15 (5.23%) Windows
3 13 (4.53%) Linux
3 13 (4.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.30%) ETL
3 48 (16.72%) Analytics
3 48 (16.72%) Data Modelling
4 34 (11.85%) Migration
5 28 (9.76%) Data Management
6 27 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (7.67%) Data Migration
8 21 (7.32%) Project Management
9 19 (6.62%) Service Management
10 15 (5.23%) CRM
10 15 (5.23%) Data Analysis
11 14 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (4.53%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (4.18%) Waterfall
14 11 (3.83%) Change Management
14 11 (3.83%) Master Data Management
14 11 (3.83%) Visualisation
14 11 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 128 (44.60%) SQL
2 30 (10.45%) T-SQL
3 29 (10.10%) Java
4 24 (8.36%) PL/SQL
5 18 (6.27%) C#
6 15 (5.23%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.18%) X++
8 7 (2.44%) C
8 7 (2.44%) Python
9 6 (2.09%) Ruby
9 6 (2.09%) VBA
10 5 (1.74%) Scala
11 3 (1.05%) Perl
11 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) ABAP
13 1 (0.35%) Go
13 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.83%) Degree
3 8 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ECDL
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.35%) Oozie
3 1 (0.35%) OpenView
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 79 (27.53%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.98%) Oracle
3 33 (11.50%) SAP
4 13 (4.53%) Tableau
5 10 (3.48%) Google
6 9 (3.14%) Cognos
7 8 (2.79%) Teradata
8 7 (2.44%) Informatica
9 5 (1.74%) IBM
10 4 (1.39%) JDA
11 3 (1.05%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.05%) BEA
11 3 (1.05%) HP
11 3 (1.05%) Pega
12 2 (0.70%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.70%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.70%) Sage
12 2 (0.70%) VMware
12 2 (0.70%) webMethods
13 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
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