The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIBA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 567 534 537
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing IIBA 19 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.044% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £410 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -24.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £330 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £424
% change year-on-year
+4.30% -9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 £62.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year
-30.51% -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9449 9079 8041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 18.96% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 5236 4338
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 410 459
Average hourly rate £22.20 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

IIBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IIBA Daily Rate Trend in England

IIBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIBA across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IIBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

IIBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIBA across the England region.

IIBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

IIBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 12 £500 +8.69% 1
South East -19 3 £400 -5.88%
North West -15 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
North East - 1 £400 -
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IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 32 (82.05%) Business Analysis
2 25 (64.10%) Finance
3 23 (58.97%) ISEB
4 18 (46.15%) Degree
5 13 (33.33%) CBAP
5 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (30.77%) UML
6 12 (30.77%) Banking
7 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
8 8 (20.51%) Use Case
9 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) Project Management
10 6 (15.38%) Validation
11 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
11 5 (12.82%) SWIFT
12 4 (10.26%) QA
12 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
12 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (10.26%) Equities
12 4 (10.26%) Fixed Income
12 4 (10.26%) Change Management
12 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
12 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
12 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (10.26%) MS Office
13 3 (7.69%) MS Project
13 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.56%) ACBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.56%) German Language
5 1 (2.56%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Business Analyst
1 38 (97.44%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Business Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.56%) Database Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CGI
1 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) SWIFT
3 4 (10.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.26%) Fixed Income
3 4 (10.26%) Equities
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Business Analysis
2 12 (30.77%) UML
3 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Use Case
5 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Validation
7 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) ISEB
2 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 13 (33.33%) CBAP
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) MiFID
3 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Misys
2 1 (2.56%) BEA
2 1 (2.56%) Lotus