Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Power BI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Power BI over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

Microsoft Power BI
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 132 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 +7
Contract jobs citing Power BI 80 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.18% 0.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.47% 6.31% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 23
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +19.64% -3.45%
10th Percentile £304 £298 £201
90th Percentile £527 £534 £509
England median daily rate £450 £433 £438
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £26.12 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +21.47% - -

Power BI is in the Databases and Business Intelligence 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 database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 944 888 1,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.18% 18.71% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 567 605
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +3.87% +3.33%
10th Percentile £307 £269 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £53.50 £30.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.33% +63.13% -8.05%
10th Percentile £19.93 £18.30 £14.50
90th Percentile £64.25 £49.88 £24.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £27.38
% change year-on-year +1.45% +26.03% -0.45%

Power BI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Power BI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Power BI in the West Midlands

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Power BI in the West Midlands

Power BI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Power BI in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Power BI in the West Midlands

Power BI
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 Power BI within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 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 +12 28 £350 -13.85% 21
Coventry -7 14 £425 -4.49% 6
Warwickshire +15 11 £438 +6.06% 2
Shropshire - 8 £520 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 3 £438 -4.89% 2
Staffordshire -6 3 £425 +9.68% 2
Solihull - 3 - - 7
Power BI
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Power BI 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 Power BI.

1 74 (92.50%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (50.00%) SQL
3 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (31.25%) Visualisation
6 19 (23.75%) Analytics
7 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 15 (18.75%) ETL
10 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
10 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (17.50%) Tableau
11 12 (15.00%) CRM
11 12 (15.00%) Finance
11 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (13.75%) C#
12 11 (13.75%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
13 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 10 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
13 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (11.25%) HTML
14 9 (11.25%) CSS
14 9 (11.25%) Migration
15 8 (10.00%) XML

Power BI
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 2 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (1.25%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) Azure Data Factory
2 10 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) Serverless
4 2 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (33.75%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (22.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (3.75%) Data Mart
9 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.75%) OLAP
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.75%) Pentaho
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.50%) Spotfire
10 2 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) Maven
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Back Office
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 30 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Power BI Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Data Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.00%) Architect
8 8 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Azure Architect
10 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Workforce Management Specialist
10 4 (5.00%) XML Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Tableau Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) CSS
1 9 (11.25%) HTML
2 8 (10.00%) XML
3 6 (7.50%) .NET
4 5 (6.25%) jQuery
4 5 (6.25%) MDX
5 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.50%) Kafka
7 1 (1.25%) Keras
7 1 (1.25%) Matplotlib
7 1 (1.25%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.25%) NumPy
7 1 (1.25%) Pandas
7 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.25%) scikit-learn
7 1 (1.25%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) FMCG
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Robotics
4 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
1 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (92.50%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (31.25%) Visualisation
3 19 (23.75%) Analytics
4 15 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 15 (18.75%) ETL
5 12 (15.00%) CRM
5 12 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 9 (11.25%) Migration
8 8 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (8.75%) Business Transformation
9 7 (8.75%) Dashboard Development
9 7 (8.75%) Data Management
9 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (7.50%) WFM
10 6 (7.50%) Workforce Optimisation
11 5 (6.25%) MVC
12 4 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 11 (13.75%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.00%) R
6 5 (6.25%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) XPath
8 2 (2.50%) Java
8 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.50%) VBA
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) GDPR
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Ansible
1 2 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Tableau
3 6 (7.50%) Verint
4 5 (6.25%) Cognos
5 3 (3.75%) Alteryx
5 3 (3.75%) Google
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Birst
7 1 (1.25%) Genesys
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica