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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 567 563 532
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing IIBA 22 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 15
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£444 £500 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10761 10322 8405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.58% 19.37% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6135 5726 4445
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 524 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 31 March 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 14 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 31 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 20 £438 -12.50% 6
London +5 14 £475 -7.31% 2
City of London +14 5 £513 -14.58% 2
North West -14 4 £290 -42.00% 4
South East -30 2 £406 -
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Cheshire -4 1 £290 -42.00% 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 30 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 21 (52.50%) ISEB
3 20 (50.00%) Finance
4 18 (45.00%) Degree
5 11 (27.50%) Banking
6 10 (25.00%) Project Management
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.50%) Migration
9 7 (17.50%) UML
9 7 (17.50%) Six Sigma
9 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (17.50%) CBAP
10 6 (15.00%) SWIFT
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Scrum
11 5 (12.50%) Retail
11 5 (12.50%) Change Management
11 5 (12.50%) UNIX
11 5 (12.50%) Use Case
12 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
12 4 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
12 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
12 4 (10.00%) SAP
12 4 (10.00%) ITIL
13 3 (7.50%) VBA
13 3 (7.50%) Oracle

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.50%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Analyst
2 37 (92.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (2.50%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Systems Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Integration Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CGI
1 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) UML
4 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (17.50%) Six Sigma
5 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Use Case
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security
8 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) ISEB
2 18 (45.00%) Degree
3 7 (17.50%) 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 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.50%) Misys
4 1 (2.50%) BEA
4 1 (2.50%) Mantas
4 1 (2.50%) Actimize
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