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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 620 614 585
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs citing CBAP 21 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.032% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 9
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £323 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £548 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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
11856 10965 10740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.33% 19.60% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 6185 6131
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 559 545
Median hourly rate £32.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 18 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 6 May 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 -23 19 £450 +9.09% 2
London -14 7 £450 +5.88%
South East -13 5 £425 +39.34% 1
East of England - 5 £458 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £458 -
Berkshire 0 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 £458 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
City of London +44 1 £450 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £300 -
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £200 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £320 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £200 -
South West - 1 £320 -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 41 (74.55%) Business Analysis
2 34 (61.82%) ISEB
3 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (34.55%) ITIL
5 16 (29.09%) Project Management
5 16 (29.09%) Waterfall
6 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
6 14 (25.45%) Degree
7 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (21.82%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.36%) Migration
10 9 (16.36%) Marketing
10 9 (16.36%) Use Case
10 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.55%) Finance
11 8 (14.55%) Change Management
11 8 (14.55%) IIBA
12 7 (12.73%) Force.com
12 7 (12.73%) Visualforce
12 7 (12.73%) Apex Code
12 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
12 7 (12.73%) Pardot
12 7 (12.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 7 (12.73%) Conga
12 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (12.73%) CSS
12 7 (12.73%) HTML
12 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Force.com
2 2 (3.64%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.64%) Toad
General
1 9 (16.36%) Marketing
1 9 (16.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (85.45%) Analyst
2 34 (61.82%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Process Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Consultant
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 6 (10.91%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) Data Business Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (7.27%) Telecoms Analyst
11 3 (5.45%) Business Integration Analyst
11 3 (5.45%) Data Integration Analyst
11 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
11 3 (5.45%) Integration Analyst
12 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) CSS
1 7 (12.73%) HTML
1 7 (12.73%) Visualforce
2 5 (9.09%) COM
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.45%) Life Science
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Business Analysis
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) ITIL
4 16 (29.09%) Project Management
4 16 (29.09%) Waterfall
5 14 (25.45%) PRINCE2
6 12 (21.82%) Scrum
7 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.36%) Migration
8 9 (16.36%) Use Case
9 8 (14.55%) Change Management
10 7 (12.73%) Data Management
10 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
10 7 (12.73%) eTOM
10 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
11 6 (10.91%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (10.91%) SDLC
11 6 (10.91%) Six Sigma
11 6 (10.91%) UML
12 5 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Apex Code
1 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (61.82%) ISEB
2 14 (25.45%) Degree
3 8 (14.55%) IIBA
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) CITP
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) AIFMD
2 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.82%) EMIR
2 1 (1.82%) MiFID
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Conga
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.73%) Pardot
1 7 (12.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Infor
5 2 (3.64%) Apttus
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.82%) Cadence
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau