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 10 December 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 581 618 619
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Contract jobs citing CBAP 33 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.056% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 13
Median daily rate £468 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £546 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £375 £428
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £53.00 - £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 - -

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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CBAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CBAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 33 £468 +16.87% 2
London +19 26 £475 +11.76% 2
City of London -6 7 £550 -8.33%
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 £490 -
South East +9 1 - -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £468 -
Suffolk - 1 £513 -
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £468 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £513 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CBAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CBAP.

1 54 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 44 (69.84%) ISEB
3 30 (47.62%) Use Case
4 29 (46.03%) Six Sigma
5 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
6 22 (34.92%) Finance
7 20 (31.75%) ITIL
7 20 (31.75%) Lean Six Sigma
7 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (30.16%) DV Cleared
9 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.98%) UML
10 17 (26.98%) Project Management
10 17 (26.98%) IIBA
11 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
12 14 (22.22%) SWOT Analysis
13 13 (20.63%) CITP
13 13 (20.63%) Chartered Engineer
14 12 (19.05%) BPMN
15 11 (17.46%) Degree
16 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
17 9 (14.29%) Banking
17 9 (14.29%) Information Security
18 8 (12.70%) CISM
18 8 (12.70%) CISSP
18 8 (12.70%) Requirements Management
18 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
19 7 (11.11%) Change Management
20 6 (9.52%) Management Information System

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.59%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.59%) MS Access
1 1 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (93.65%) Analyst
2 55 (87.30%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Business Transformation Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Process Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Transformation Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Documentation Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) COM
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Life Science
3 3 (4.76%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.76%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.59%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 30 (47.62%) Use Case
3 29 (46.03%) Six Sigma
4 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (31.75%) ITIL
5 20 (31.75%) Lean Six Sigma
6 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.98%) Project Management
7 17 (26.98%) UML
8 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
9 14 (22.22%) SWOT Analysis
10 12 (19.05%) BPMN
11 9 (14.29%) Information Security
12 8 (12.70%) Requirements Management
13 7 (11.11%) Change Management
14 6 (9.52%) Business Transformation
14 6 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
15 5 (7.94%) Data Privacy
15 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) C
2 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) Ruby
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (69.84%) ISEB
2 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
3 19 (30.16%) DV Cleared
4 17 (26.98%) IIBA
5 13 (20.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) CITP
6 11 (17.46%) Degree
7 8 (12.70%) CISM
7 8 (12.70%) CISSP
7 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Varonis
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Apttus
4 1 (1.59%) Conga
4 1 (1.59%) IFS
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Pardot
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec