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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 586 549 528
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -21
Contract jobs citing CBAP 21 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.063% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £393 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £56.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% -
UK excluding London average 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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 2015.

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 20 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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -36 21 £400 +1.91% 7
London -9 8 £425 +9.67% 2
South East -19 7 £305 -21.29% 2
Berkshire -6 6 £260 -
North West -21 2 - - 1
Sheffield - 2 £463 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Lancashire +9 1 - -
City of London +6 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 - -
West Midlands -9 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Darlington - 1 £400 -
Durham - 1 £400 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £260 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 27 (79.41%) Business Analysis
2 20 (58.82%) ISEB
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Banking
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) IIBA
6 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) Use Case
7 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.65%) UML
9 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
9 5 (14.71%) eTOM
9 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL V2
10 4 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
11 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
11 3 (8.82%) Decision Table
11 3 (8.82%) Retail
11 3 (8.82%) Network Security
11 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Degree
11 3 (8.82%) CRM
11 3 (8.82%) Siebel
11 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
11 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
11 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) LTE
3 1 (2.94%) 3G
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Business Analyst
1 32 (94.12%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Process Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Business Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Use Case
5 6 (17.65%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (14.71%) eTOM
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL V2
8 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.82%) Decision Table
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) IIBA
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Siebel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Misys
2 1 (2.94%) Lotus