The table below looks at the statistics for CBAP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CBAP over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 613 586 561
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -25
Contract jobs citing CBAP 15 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.051% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 14
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£488 £394 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £339 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £486 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £34.22 £56.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.22 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-37.79% -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10820 10399 9085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.00% 19.00% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6473 5837 4876
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 455 501
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

CBAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CBAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CBAP
Daily Rate Trend

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

CBAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CBAP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

CBAP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CBAP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CBAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CBAP
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

CBAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CBAP
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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
England -21 15 £488 +23.80% 6
London -10 10 £488 +8.33% 3
City of London -15 2 £388 -20.10%
Lancashire +10 1 - -
Birmingham +4 1 - -
West Midlands +4 1 - -
East of England +3 1 £425 +57.40% 2
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Durham -7 1 £400 -
North West -19 1 - -
North East -21 1 £400 -
South East -27 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £593 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 - 1
Darlington - 1 £400 -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 21 (63.64%) ISEB
3 16 (48.48%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) Banking
4 14 (42.42%) IIBA
5 12 (36.36%) Use Case
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
8 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.15%) Change Management
9 5 (15.15%) UML
9 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
9 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL V2
10 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
10 4 (12.12%) eTOM
10 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
11 3 (9.09%) BCP
11 3 (9.09%) Validation

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Loan IQ
1 1 (3.03%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Network Security
1 3 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
5 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Front Office
7 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.03%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Business Analyst
1 31 (93.94%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Banking Business Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Process Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
1 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Equities
3 3 (9.09%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Life Science
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) Use Case
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Change Management
6 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
6 5 (15.15%) User Stories
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL V2
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) eTOM
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Validation
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) BCP
8 3 (9.09%) Decision Table
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) ISEB
2 14 (42.42%) IIBA
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MBA
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) MiFID
2 1 (3.03%) EMIR
2 1 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Misys
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus
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