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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 413 407 418
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing IIBA 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.037% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £555
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £487
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £463 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £54.75 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-20.67% -21.78%
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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
3621 3745 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.29% 15.45% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2414 2381
Average daily rate £435 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 84 98
Average hourly rate £21.64 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

IIBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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
Paddington - 4 £500 -
City of London +10 1 £388 +15.67%
Docklands, London - 1 £593 -
IIBA
England

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) Business Analysis
2 17 (77.27%) Finance
3 15 (68.18%) Degree
4 14 (63.64%) ISEB
5 9 (40.91%) CBAP
6 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (31.82%) MS Visio
7 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (27.27%) SDLC
8 6 (27.27%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
10 4 (18.18%) UML
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) Change Management
10 4 (18.18%) Use Case
11 3 (13.64%) MiFID
11 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
11 3 (13.64%) Equities
11 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Derivative
11 3 (13.64%) Front Office
11 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
11 3 (13.64%) MS Project
11 3 (13.64%) MS Office
12 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 2 (9.09%) Windows
12 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
12 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 3 (13.64%) MS Office
4 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Loan IQ
1 1 (4.55%) ACBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Billing
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 22 (100.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Business Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
2 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.64%) Equities
3 3 (13.64%) Derivative
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) BPR
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 14 (63.64%) ISEB
3 9 (40.91%) CBAP
4 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) MiFID
2 2 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) EMIR
3 1 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.55%) Misys
2 1 (4.55%) Lotus