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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 593 593 575
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing CBAP 33 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
Average daily rate £450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 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 26 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 32 £450 -10.00% 5
London +12 15 £450 -10.00% 1
South East +21 9 - - 1
Berkshire +13 9 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £458 -
East of England +3 2 £458 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 - -
Cambridge -6 1 £458 -
North East -18 1 - -
North West - 1 £390 -
East Midlands - 1 £200 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £200 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £390 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
South West - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (79.59%) Business Analysis
2 30 (61.22%) ISEB
3 18 (36.73%) ITIL
4 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Degree
6 12 (24.49%) Project Management
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 9 (18.37%) Scrum
8 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
9 8 (16.33%) Change Management
9 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
9 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.29%) eTOM
11 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.24%) Data Management
11 6 (12.24%) Use Case
11 6 (12.24%) IIBA
11 6 (12.24%) Process Improvement
12 5 (10.20%) Process Architecture
12 5 (10.20%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (10.20%) Migration
12 5 (10.20%) Six Sigma
12 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (8.16%) CSS
13 4 (8.16%) DSDM
13 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
13 4 (8.16%) HTML
13 4 (8.16%) JavaScript

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Analyst
2 28 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Process Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) Business Process Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
9 3 (6.12%) Telecoms Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) CSS
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) Visualforce
2 2 (4.08%) COM
3 1 (2.04%) FpML
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.08%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.08%) Life Science
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Business Analysis
2 18 (36.73%) ITIL
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.29%) eTOM
8 6 (12.24%) Data Management
8 6 (12.24%) Process Improvement
8 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.24%) Use Case
9 5 (10.20%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (10.20%) Migration
9 5 (10.20%) Process Architecture
9 5 (10.20%) Six Sigma
10 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.16%) DSDM
11 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Apex Code
1 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) ISEB
2 14 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (12.24%) IIBA
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
4 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.08%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (4.08%) EMIR
2 2 (4.08%) MiFID
3 1 (2.04%) AIFMD
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Conga
2 4 (8.16%) Pardot
2 4 (8.16%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.08%) Infor
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) Cadence
4 1 (2.04%) HP
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