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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 548 544 521
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing IIBA 22 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.054% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £330 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £381
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £68.50 -
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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
9352 9259 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.94% 19.30% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5428 5493 4123
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 470 423
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 11 £475 -5.94% 5
South East -8 5 £400 +21.21% 2
North West -18 4 £290 - 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 26 May 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 29 (78.38%) Business Analysis
2 22 (59.46%) ISEB
3 19 (51.35%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (27.03%) UML
7 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (24.32%) CBAP
8 8 (21.62%) Banking
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) Use Case
10 5 (13.51%) SWIFT
10 5 (13.51%) Validation
11 4 (10.81%) ITIL
11 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
12 3 (8.11%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (8.11%) SDLC
12 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
12 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
12 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
12 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
12 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Business Analyst
1 35 (94.59%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Senior Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.70%) Project Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) CGI
1 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Equities
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.03%) UML
3 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Use Case
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (8.11%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) Degree
3 9 (24.32%) CBAP
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Misys
2 1 (2.70%) BEA
2 1 (2.70%) Lotus
2 1 (2.70%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle