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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
Rank 572 558 569
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing CBAP 23 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.038% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 16
Average daily rate
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£431 £450 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £314 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -

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
10583 9372 10095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.78% 17.58% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5994 5137 5169
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 485 631
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.91 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CBAP Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

CBAP
Top 30 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 August 2014. 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 -24 22 £431 -4.16% 8
South East - 7 £375 - 2
London +11 6 £450 - 2
City of London +31 3 £485 +14.11% 1
North West -1 3 £445 -8.71%
East of England -28 2 £360 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £395 - 1
Northampton - 2 £395 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £395 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Bedford - 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -

CBAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 53 (91.38%) Business Analysis
2 33 (56.90%) ISEB
3 18 (31.03%) IIBA
4 17 (29.31%) Degree
5 16 (27.59%) Finance
6 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (18.97%) ITIL
7 11 (18.97%) Use Case
8 9 (15.52%) Business Development
8 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
9 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.79%) User Stories
10 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
11 6 (10.34%) UML
11 6 (10.34%) Change Management
11 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
11 6 (10.34%) Scrum
11 6 (10.34%) BPMN
11 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
11 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.62%) Banking
12 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (8.62%) BDD
12 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
12 5 (8.62%) CRM
12 5 (8.62%) Internet
13 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.72%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Military
5 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (100.00%) Analyst
2 51 (87.93%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Business Process Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.72%) CRM Business Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Business Design Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
1 1 (1.72%) XML
1 1 (1.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) SCADA
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Life Science
2 1 (1.72%) Derivative
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.72%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.72%) IVR
2 1 (1.72%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Business Analysis
2 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.97%) ITIL
3 11 (18.97%) Use Case
4 9 (15.52%) Business Development
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 8 (13.79%) User Stories
6 6 (10.34%) UML
6 6 (10.34%) Change Management
6 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.34%) Scrum
6 6 (10.34%) BPMN
6 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) BDD
7 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.62%) CRM
8 4 (6.90%) Six Sigma
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) ISEB
2 18 (31.03%) IIBA
3 17 (29.31%) Degree
4 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) MBA
7 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.72%) CITP
8 1 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) MiFID
1 1 (1.72%) EMIR
1 1 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.72%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Siebel
1 3 (5.17%) HP
1 3 (5.17%) Open Text
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) TSYS
3 1 (1.72%) Mercator
3 1 (1.72%) Misys
3 1 (1.72%) Genesys
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