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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 622 649 614
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Contract jobs citing CBAP 35 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.021% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 16
Median daily rate £475 £488 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £421 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £471 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.88% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £56.50 £25.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.00% -50.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.70 £25.00 £46.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.30 £25.00 £54.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 - £47.00

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
11004 11168 11309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 19.52% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6795 6733 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 526 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 24 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 27 September 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 +50 34 £475 -2.56% 1
London 0 16 £500 -3.61%
South East - 6 - -
City of London +14 5 - -
East of England +8 4 £465 +9.41%
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +22 2 £465 +9.41%
Cambridge +20 2 £465 +9.41%
Northampton - 2 £475 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £488 -
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £488 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
North West +16 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £330 -
Scotland - 1 £330 -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (85.42%) Business Analysis
2 35 (72.92%) ISEB
3 24 (50.00%) Use Case
4 19 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (37.50%) Six Sigma
6 17 (35.42%) Finance
6 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
9 14 (29.17%) Project Management
9 14 (29.17%) ITIL
10 12 (25.00%) UML
10 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (22.92%) Lean Six Sigma
11 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
12 10 (20.83%) Degree
13 8 (16.67%) CITP
13 8 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
13 8 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
13 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
13 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 7 (14.58%) IIBA
14 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
15 6 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
15 6 (12.50%) CISSP
15 6 (12.50%) CISM
15 6 (12.50%) Banking
15 6 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (12.50%) Information Security

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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS Office
4 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Radian6
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (6.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Analyst
2 39 (81.25%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Process Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Documentation Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) COM
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) Visualforce
2 2 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Business Analysis
2 24 (50.00%) Use Case
3 19 (39.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (37.50%) Six Sigma
5 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 14 (29.17%) ITIL
7 14 (29.17%) Project Management
8 12 (25.00%) UML
9 11 (22.92%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
10 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.50%) Information Security
11 6 (12.50%) Requirements Engineering
12 5 (10.42%) Data Privacy
12 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
12 5 (10.42%) Scrum
13 4 (8.33%) BPMN
13 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Apex Code
1 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (72.92%) ISEB
2 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 8 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) CITP
4 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (14.58%) IIBA
6 6 (12.50%) CISM
6 6 (12.50%) CISSP
7 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Varonis
3 4 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Conga
4 3 (6.25%) Pardot
4 3 (6.25%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.17%) Apttus
5 2 (4.17%) Informatica
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) IFS
6 1 (2.08%) Infor