The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIBA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 404 398 400
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing IIBA 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate £175 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IIBA
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
3859 3554 3709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.25% 17.06% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2383 2330
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 79
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

IIBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IIBA Daily Rate Trend in London

IIBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIBA across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IIBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

IIBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IIBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

IIBA
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 IIBA within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +38 3 £175 -68.18%
IIBA
England

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (92.31%) Business Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Use Case
2 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
3 8 (61.54%) MS Project
3 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (53.85%) Validation
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
6 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Contact Management
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Law
7 4 (30.77%) Legal
7 4 (30.77%) Advertising
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
7 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (61.54%) MS Project
3 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Law
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptocurrency
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Business Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Use Case
3 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (53.85%) Validation
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
7 4 (30.77%) Contact Management
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
7 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
7 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) User Stories
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP