The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IIBA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 606 588 562
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -26
Contract jobs citing IIBA 19 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.050% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 17
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£425 £384 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.82% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £294 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.43 £54.75 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.67% -21.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £54.75 £70.00
% change year-on-year
-20.67% -21.78%

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
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIBA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IIBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IIBA within the UK.

IIBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IIBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IIBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IIBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IIBA within the UK.

IIBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IIBA
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -17 19 £425 +7.59% 4
London +21 12 £500 +17.64% 2
East of England +5 4 £315 +28.57% 1
Paddington - 4 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead +5 2 £315 +28.57% 1
City of London +2 2 £388 +15.67% 1
Hertfordshire +2 2 £315 +28.57% 1
North West -33 2 £425 +4.03% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £338 -
Cambridge - 2 £338 -
Portsmouth 0 1 £425 -
Hampshire -11 1 £425 -10.52%
Lancashire -12 1 - -
South East -24 1 £425 -10.52%
Docklands, London - 1 £593 -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IIBA 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 IIBA.

1 35 (81.40%) Business Analysis
2 26 (60.47%) Finance
3 25 (58.14%) ISEB
4 18 (41.86%) Degree
5 15 (34.88%) CBAP
6 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (27.91%) UML
8 9 (20.93%) MS Visio
8 9 (20.93%) Banking
9 8 (18.60%) Use Case
9 8 (18.60%) Validation
10 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.95%) Project Management
11 6 (13.95%) SDLC
12 5 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (11.63%) Fixed Income
12 5 (11.63%) Change Management
13 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
13 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
13 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
13 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
13 4 (9.30%) MS Office
13 4 (9.30%) SWIFT
13 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
13 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
14 3 (6.98%) Derivative
14 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
14 3 (6.98%) MiFID
14 3 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IIBA 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 IIBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.98%) MS Project
4 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.33%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Front Office
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Business Analyst
1 42 (97.67%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Business Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Market Risk Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Integration Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (2.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (9.30%) SWIFT
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Equities
4 3 (6.98%) Derivative
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Business Analysis
2 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.91%) UML
4 8 (18.60%) Validation
4 8 (18.60%) Use Case
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
8 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.98%) BPR
10 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) ISEB
2 18 (41.86%) Degree
3 15 (34.88%) CBAP
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) MiFID
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) EMIR
2 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.33%) Misys
2 1 (2.33%) Lotus
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Hudson IT
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Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago