Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 28 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 211 333 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.36% 5.38% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 6.48% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 205 224
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £241 £278 £275
90th Percentile £550 £575 £700
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% -19.38% -28.33%
10th Percentile £27.05 £11.50 £9.59
90th Percentile £66.50 £14.50 £22.76
England median hourly rate £35.43 £28.34 £25.44
% change year-on-year +25.00% +11.40% +23.35%

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 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 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
Birmingham +4 89 £400 -3.03% 13
Warwickshire -9 35 £394 -1.56%
Sutton Coldfield +2 17 £480 -12.73%
Coventry -12 16 £331 -17.19% 2
Staffordshire -3 12 £400 +23.08% 7
Walsall +3 6 £320 -27.27%
Worcestershire +1 5 £195 -39.06% 1
Wolverhampton -2 3 £505 -15.83%
Shropshire -2 3 £475 +22.58% 1
Solihull +3 2 £565 +68.03%
Bilston - 1 £613 -
Business Intelligence
England

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

1 80 (37.91%) SQL
2 61 (28.91%) ETL
3 60 (28.44%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (28.44%) SQL Server
4 55 (26.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (24.17%) Finance
6 50 (23.70%) Microsoft
7 46 (21.80%) Analytics
8 37 (17.54%) Tableau
8 37 (17.54%) Power BI
9 35 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (16.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (15.17%) SAP
12 32 (15.17%) Data Management
13 31 (14.69%) Oracle
13 31 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (14.69%) Visualisation
14 30 (14.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (13.27%) Data Quality
16 24 (11.37%) T-SQL
16 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
16 24 (11.37%) Data Modelling
16 24 (11.37%) Migration
17 23 (10.90%) Data Visualisation
18 21 (9.95%) Cognos
18 21 (9.95%) CRM
18 21 (9.95%) QlikView
19 20 (9.48%) Security Cleared
20 18 (8.53%) SharePoint

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 18 (8.53%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.74%) SAS
3 7 (3.32%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.47%) Drupal
5 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (2.37%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP CAR
2 4 (1.90%) SAP POS DM
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Retail
3 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.95%) Maximo
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.95%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.44%) Data Warehouse
1 60 (28.44%) SQL Server
2 55 (26.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (17.54%) Power BI
4 34 (16.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (14.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (9.95%) QlikView
7 12 (5.69%) OLAP
8 11 (5.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 11 (5.21%) Spotfire
9 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (4.27%) Pentaho
10 9 (4.27%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.27%) SAP BW
10 9 (4.27%) SAP HANA
11 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.79%) PowerPivot
11 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.84%) Subversion
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.95%) JIRA
4 2 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (24.17%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Retail
3 9 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.79%) Automotive
5 5 (2.37%) Marketing
6 4 (1.90%) Legal
6 4 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.42%) Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Electronics
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Billing
8 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (30.81%) Developer
2 48 (22.75%) Analyst
3 45 (21.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 31 (14.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 21 (9.95%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 16 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 14 (6.64%) Data Analyst
8 14 (6.64%) SQL Developer
9 13 (6.16%) Consultant
10 12 (5.69%) Business Developer
11 11 (5.21%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 11 (5.21%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.74%) Data Scientist
13 9 (4.27%) Architect
14 8 (3.79%) SQL BI Developer
15 7 (3.32%) DBA
16 6 (2.84%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 6 (2.84%) Project Manager
16 6 (2.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.21%) D3.js
2 7 (3.32%) MDX
2 7 (3.32%) XML
3 6 (2.84%) .NET
3 6 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.37%) Web Services
5 4 (1.90%) IDoc
5 4 (1.90%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (1.90%) SAP ALE
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.95%) CSS
6 2 (0.95%) HTML
6 2 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.47%) Ajax
7 1 (0.47%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.47%) EDI
7 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.32%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.37%) NHS
5 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) FMCG
5 4 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.42%) EPoS
7 2 (0.95%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) RIA
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Unix
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
1 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.91%) ETL
2 46 (21.80%) Analytics
3 35 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (15.17%) Data Management
6 31 (14.69%) Visualisation
7 24 (11.37%) Data Modelling
7 24 (11.37%) Migration
8 23 (10.90%) Data Visualisation
9 21 (9.95%) CRM
10 17 (8.06%) Data Migration
11 16 (7.58%) Data Analysis
12 14 (6.64%) Mathematics
13 12 (5.69%) Complex ETL
13 12 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.69%) Information Security
13 12 (5.69%) Project Management
14 11 (5.21%) ERP
15 10 (4.74%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (37.91%) SQL
2 24 (11.37%) T-SQL
3 10 (4.74%) GraphQL
3 10 (4.74%) Python
3 10 (4.74%) R
3 10 (4.74%) Scala
4 9 (4.27%) C#
5 5 (2.37%) Java
5 5 (2.37%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) VBA
8 2 (0.95%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.21%) Degree
4 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.42%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.95%) ISEB
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.47%) PhD
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.27%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.90%) PMO
3 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.42%) GDPR
3 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.54%) Tableau
3 32 (15.17%) SAP
4 31 (14.69%) Oracle
5 21 (9.95%) Cognos
6 13 (6.16%) IBM
7 5 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.42%) Informatica
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe
9 2 (0.95%) ESRI
9 2 (0.95%) HP
9 2 (0.95%) OpenText
9 2 (0.95%) Syncsort
9 2 (0.95%) Talend
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.47%) Kronos
10 1 (0.47%) Netezza
10 1 (0.47%) Siebel
10 1 (0.47%) Teradata