The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIBA over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 193 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing IIBA 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.053% 0.073% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.48% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +52.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
853 1033 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.09% 15.12% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 705 603
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 34
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIBA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IIBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIBA across the City of London region.

IIBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IIBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IIBA.

1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (14.29%) CBAP
6 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Loan IQ
6 1 (14.29%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) MBA
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) CGI
6 1 (14.29%) Misys
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IIBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IIBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) CBAP
3 1 (14.29%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Misys