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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 634 603 585
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Contract jobs citing CBAP 10 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.086% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%

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
11571 10671 10727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.56% 19.37% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6129 6238
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 £253 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 552
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.70 £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 30 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 9 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 30 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 -4 9 £450 +12.50% 1
London +3 7 £450 +5.88%
South East -16 1 £425 +39.34%
South West - 1 £320 -
Wales - 1 £300 -
Leatherhead - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £320 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 21 (52.50%) ISEB
3 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Project Management
5 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
5 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
6 12 (30.00%) ITIL
7 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.00%) Scrum
7 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (22.50%) Migration
8 9 (22.50%) IIBA
8 9 (22.50%) Marketing
9 8 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (17.50%) CSS
10 7 (17.50%) HTML
10 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.50%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
10 7 (17.50%) Force.com
10 7 (17.50%) Visualforce
10 7 (17.50%) Apex Code
10 7 (17.50%) Pardot
10 7 (17.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 7 (17.50%) Conga
10 7 (17.50%) SDLC
11 6 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (15.00%) Use Case

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 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Force.com
2 2 (5.00%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (22.50%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Analyst
2 28 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Process Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Data Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) CSS
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
1 7 (17.50%) Visualforce
2 5 (12.50%) COM
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.50%) Life Science
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Ontologies
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Project Management
4 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (22.50%) Migration
8 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
8 7 (17.50%) SDLC
9 6 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (15.00%) Six Sigma
9 6 (15.00%) UML
9 6 (15.00%) Use Case
10 5 (12.50%) Change Management
10 5 (12.50%) Process Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Resource Management
11 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.50%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Apex Code
1 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) ISEB
2 9 (22.50%) IIBA
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) CITP
7 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Conga
2 7 (17.50%) Pardot
2 7 (17.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 7 (17.50%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Infor
6 2 (5.00%) Apttus
6 2 (5.00%) Informatica
7 1 (2.50%) Cadence
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Tableau