Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 53 42
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 216 204 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.58% 4.03% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.66% 4.67% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 155 145
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £274 £311 £240
90th Percentile £538 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £10.41 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.99% -70.27% +169.23%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.08 £27.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £10.73 £66.50
England median hourly rate £27.58 £32.48 £35.85
% change year-on-year -15.09% -9.41% +25.79%

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 3,242 4,364 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.69% 86.14% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,094 2,665 2,578
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £255 £269 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 164 141
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.83% -36.60% +46.54%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.04 £11.75
90th Percentile £46.70 £42.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.32
% change year-on-year +9.09% -5.66% +2.08%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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 +16 95 £394 -1.56% 41
Coventry +15 32 £450 +5.88% 8
Warwickshire +7 30 £475 +5.56% 8
Shropshire +51 14 £405 -18.96% 4
Staffordshire +5 7 £381 +1.67% 14
Solihull +7 5 £400 +3.23% 6
Wolverhampton +6 5 £388 -23.46% 2
Herefordshire -2 3 £425 +2.41% 8
West Bromwich +2 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £470 +6.52% 1
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 104 (48.15%) Power BI
1 104 (48.15%) Power Platform
2 100 (46.30%) SQL
3 84 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 69 (31.94%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (31.94%) SQL Server
5 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (27.31%) Finance
7 52 (24.07%) Azure
8 49 (22.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (22.69%) ETL
9 40 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (18.06%) Analytics
11 37 (17.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (17.13%) Tableau
12 34 (15.74%) Public Sector
13 33 (15.28%) SAP
14 31 (14.35%) Data Modelling
15 27 (12.50%) Migration
16 25 (11.57%) Telecoms
17 24 (11.11%) T-SQL
17 24 (11.11%) C#
17 24 (11.11%) Visualisation
18 22 (10.19%) Process Improvement
18 22 (10.19%) DevOps
19 20 (9.26%) Data Analysis
20 19 (8.80%) Programme Management
20 19 (8.80%) Marketing
20 19 (8.80%) Manufacturing
21 18 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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 14 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.24%) Confluence
3 6 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.93%) SAS
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.46%) GIMP
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (5.09%) SAP BPC
2 11 (5.09%) SAP GRC
3 5 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 104 (48.15%) Power Platform
2 52 (24.07%) Azure
3 15 (6.94%) Azure Data Factory
3 15 (6.94%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (4.63%) Office 365
5 9 (4.17%) AWS
6 8 (3.70%) PaaS
7 6 (2.78%) Serverless
8 5 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.85%) Azure Stack
9 4 (1.85%) GitHub
10 3 (1.39%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Flow
12 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.46%) IaaS
12 1 (0.46%) SaaS
12 1 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.70%) Wireless
2 7 (3.24%) Skype
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.46%) ICMP
3 1 (0.46%) SNMP
3 1 (0.46%) Telnet
3 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (48.15%) Power BI
2 69 (31.94%) Data Warehouse
2 69 (31.94%) SQL Server
3 49 (22.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (17.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.09%) Data Lake
8 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (4.63%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (4.63%) QlikView
9 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2017
10 9 (4.17%) Big Data
11 8 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (3.24%) Qlik Sense
13 6 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 5 (2.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.70%) JIRA
2 8 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.39%) CA Gen
4 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.93%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.93%) JMeter
5 2 (0.93%) Maven
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.46%) ERwin
6 1 (0.46%) Grunt
6 1 (0.46%) gulp
6 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 59 (27.31%) Finance
2 34 (15.74%) Public Sector
3 25 (11.57%) Telecoms
4 19 (8.80%) Manufacturing
4 19 (8.80%) Marketing
5 18 (8.33%) Electronics
6 10 (4.63%) Banking
7 8 (3.70%) Retail
8 7 (3.24%) Legal
9 3 (1.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Law
10 2 (0.93%) Military
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 105 (48.61%) Developer
2 54 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 38 (17.59%) Analyst
4 26 (12.04%) SQL Developer
5 16 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 16 (7.41%) Consultant
6 14 (6.48%) Power BI Developer
6 14 (6.48%) SQL BI Developer
7 11 (5.09%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.63%) Architect
9 9 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.17%) SSRS Developer
10 8 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Azure Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) SSIS Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Tableau Developer
12 6 (2.78%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.78%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.02%) .NET
2 10 (4.63%) JSON
3 9 (4.17%) J2EE
3 9 (4.17%) XML
4 8 (3.70%) Web Services
5 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.85%) CSS
6 4 (1.85%) HTML
6 4 (1.85%) Kafka
7 3 (1.39%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.39%) MassTransit
7 3 (1.39%) MDX
7 3 (1.39%) ODBC
7 3 (1.39%) REST
8 2 (0.93%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.46%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.46%) CSS3
9 1 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.02%) NHS
3 10 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.17%) User Experience
5 7 (3.24%) CCTV
6 5 (2.31%) CESG
7 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) Robotics
8 1 (0.46%) Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.46%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.94%) Windows
2 9 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 8 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.69%) ETL
3 39 (18.06%) Analytics
4 31 (14.35%) Data Modelling
5 27 (12.50%) Migration
6 24 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 22 (10.19%) DevOps
7 22 (10.19%) Process Improvement
8 20 (9.26%) Data Analysis
9 19 (8.80%) Programme Management
10 18 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.87%) CRM
11 17 (7.87%) Data Analytics
11 17 (7.87%) Data Management
12 15 (6.94%) Dashboard Development
12 15 (6.94%) Data Migration
12 15 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (6.48%) ERP
13 14 (6.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (46.30%) SQL
2 24 (11.11%) C#
2 24 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 15 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.02%) Java
4 13 (6.02%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.63%) Python
6 8 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.24%) VBA
8 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.39%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.46%) R
11 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.31%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (2.31%) CISSP
2 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.85%) Degree
3 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) CBAP
4 3 (1.39%) IIBA
5 2 (0.93%) APMP
6 1 (0.46%) CCIE
6 1 (0.46%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.31%) ISO 22301
3 5 (2.31%) PMO
3 5 (2.31%) QA
4 3 (1.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) Ansible
2 3 (1.39%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.93%) Kibana
3 2 (0.93%) Terraform
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 84 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.13%) Tableau
3 33 (15.28%) SAP
4 11 (5.09%) Databricks
5 10 (4.63%) Oracle
6 8 (3.70%) Alteryx
7 7 (3.24%) Informatica
8 6 (2.78%) BEA
8 6 (2.78%) webMethods
9 3 (1.39%) Pega
10 2 (0.93%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.93%) Google
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco
11 1 (0.46%) Concur
11 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.46%) VMware