The table below looks at the statistics for CBAP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CBAP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 415 417 410
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing CBAP 10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.026% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £430 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £487 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.22 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.79% -
CBAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3668 3730 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 15.86% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2395 2164
Average daily rate £425 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 107 121
Average hourly rate £22.25 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £46.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

CBAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CBAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

CBAP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CBAP Daily Rate Trend in London

CBAP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CBAP across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CBAP Daily Rate Histogram in London

CBAP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CBAP Hourly Rate Trend in London

CBAP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
City of London -10 2 £388 -20.10%
Docklands, London - 1 £593 -
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England

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CBAP 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 CBAP.

1 14 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 12 (66.67%) Banking
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) ISEB
5 9 (50.00%) Use Case
5 9 (50.00%) IIBA
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
8 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL V2
8 4 (22.22%) User Stories
8 4 (22.22%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
9 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (16.67%) Network Security
9 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Decision Table
9 3 (16.67%) Derivative
9 3 (16.67%) MiFID
9 3 (16.67%) MS Project

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CBAP 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 CBAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Loan IQ
1 1 (5.56%) ACBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 12 (66.67%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Front Office
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (5.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Business Analyst
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fixed Income
1 5 (27.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Equities
2 3 (16.67%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL V2
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) BCP
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Decision Table
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) IIBA
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (5.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) MiFID
2 1 (5.56%) EMIR
2 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.56%) Misys
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus