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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 420 417 412
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing CBAP 8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.053% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£423 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £55.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -
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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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3878 3790 3740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.74% 14.96% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2444 2313
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 123
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 - 2 £386 -
Docklands, London - - - -
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England

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Business Analysis
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) Use Case
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) MBA
6 4 (28.57%) IIBA
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
7 3 (21.43%) SWIFT
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Open Text
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 3 (21.43%) CGI
7 3 (21.43%) Misys
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) Siebel
7 3 (21.43%) Loan IQ
7 3 (21.43%) Wholesale Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Business Development
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (14.29%) Android
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Wholesale Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) SWIFT
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Business Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Use Case
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) Business Development
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Decision Table
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) Android Development
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) MBA
3 4 (28.57%) IIBA
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Siebel
1 3 (21.43%) Misys
1 3 (21.43%) HP
1 3 (21.43%) Open Text
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos