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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 393 389 379
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing IIBA 13 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.060% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £315 £541
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £68.50 -
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
3562 3816 3336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.91% 16.34% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2289 2572 2019
Average daily rate £413 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 113 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +21 4 £500 - 2
Paddington - 2 £500 -
IIBA
England

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (77.27%) Business Analysis
2 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) ISEB
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 5 (22.73%) Retail
6 5 (22.73%) UML
6 5 (22.73%) CBAP
6 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) VBA
8 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.64%) LDAP
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
9 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Asset Management

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Business Analyst
1 21 (95.45%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) UML Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
1 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
3 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) UML
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) CBAP
4 1 (4.55%) MBA
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Misys
1 1 (4.55%) Lotus