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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 571 570 545
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing CBAP 24 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £410 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 -

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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 2014. 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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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
England -20 22 £425 -12.82% 3
South East -11 11 £450 -
London +17 9 £425 -19.04%
Berkshire +9 9 £450 -
City of London +7 4 £400 -27.27%
East of England -17 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - - 2
Plymouth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Leeds - - - -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (82.98%) Business Analysis
2 29 (61.70%) ISEB
3 16 (34.04%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.91%) IIBA
5 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (25.53%) Banking
6 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
6 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 11 (23.40%) Degree
7 10 (21.28%) Use Case
8 9 (19.15%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (19.15%) eTOM
8 9 (19.15%) UML
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.89%) User Stories
10 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.64%) Change Management
11 5 (10.64%) Scrum
11 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.64%) Business Development
11 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
12 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) SOA
12 4 (8.51%) XML
12 4 (8.51%) MBA
12 4 (8.51%) Retail
12 4 (8.51%) Legal
12 4 (8.51%) HP
13 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.26%) Drupal
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 4 (8.51%) Legal
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Analyst
2 43 (91.49%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Business Process Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Process Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Change Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) CGI
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Business Analysis
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) Use Case
6 9 (19.15%) eTOM
6 9 (19.15%) UML
7 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.89%) User Stories
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.64%) Business Development
9 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) SOA
11 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) ISEB
2 15 (31.91%) IIBA
3 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) MBA
5 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) HP
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Misys
4 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) Siebel
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) TSYS