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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 575 570 530
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs citing IIBA 22 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.053% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
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£431 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £68.50 -

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
10752 10619 8699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.49% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6090 6036 4636
Average daily rate £390 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 528 473
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 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 19 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 27 April 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 -8 20 £425 - 10
London -13 13 £475 -5.00% 5
City of London +8 4 £500 - 3
North West -17 4 £290 - 1
Hampshire -8 2 £406 -4.41%
South East -24 2 £406 +23.10% 2
Paddington - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Lancashire +6 1 - -
Scotland +3 1 - -
Edinburgh -8 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £413 -
Knutsford - 1 £290 -
Hook - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Sheffield - 1 £200 -
Cheshire - 1 £290 -
Blackpool - 1 - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (72.50%) Business Analysis
2 20 (50.00%) ISEB
3 19 (47.50%) Finance
4 17 (42.50%) Degree
5 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (22.50%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) UML
8 8 (20.00%) CBAP
8 8 (20.00%) Banking
9 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
10 6 (15.00%) Scrum
11 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 5 (12.50%) SWIFT
11 5 (12.50%) Retail
12 4 (10.00%) Use Case
12 4 (10.00%) UNIX
12 4 (10.00%) SAP
12 4 (10.00%) ITIL
12 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
12 4 (10.00%) Change Management
13 3 (7.50%) Information Security
13 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
13 3 (7.50%) VBA
13 3 (7.50%) Windows
13 3 (7.50%) Linux
13 3 (7.50%) LDAP
13 3 (7.50%) SharePoint

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.50%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Analyst
2 37 (92.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Officer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Support Officer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CGI
1 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (7.50%) Market Risk
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Business Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) UML
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) Six Sigma
8 4 (10.00%) ITIL
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Use Case
9 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) ISEB
2 17 (42.50%) Degree
3 8 (20.00%) CBAP
4 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) PMP
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.50%) Misys
3 1 (2.50%) BEA
3 1 (2.50%) Lotus
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