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 September 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 644 642 615
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing IIBA 13 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 20
Median daily rate £425 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £53.00 £25.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.00% -46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.77 £25.00 £46.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £25.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 - £46.50

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
11004 11168 11309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 19.52% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6795 6733 6258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 526 481
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IIBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

IIBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IIBA
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 13 £425 - 3
London -12 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +21 2 £465 +37.77%
Cambridge +19 2 £465 +37.77%
North West +17 2 - -
East of England +2 2 £465 +45.31% 1
South West - 2 £375 -
Bournemouth - 2 £375 -
Dorset - 2 £375 -
South East +17 1 - - 1
Hampshire +15 1 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Portsmouth -9 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IIBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IIBA.

1 27 (84.38%) Business Analysis
2 18 (56.25%) Degree
3 17 (53.13%) ISEB
4 13 (40.63%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (28.13%) Project Management
6 9 (28.13%) MS Visio
6 9 (28.13%) MS Office
6 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.88%) Use Case
8 7 (21.88%) CBAP
8 7 (21.88%) Banking
9 6 (18.75%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (15.63%) Migration
10 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
11 4 (12.50%) UML
11 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 4 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
12 3 (9.38%) Confluence
12 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
12 3 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (9.38%) BPMN
12 3 (9.38%) Wireframes
12 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 3 (9.38%) MS Project
12 3 (9.38%) BPR
12 3 (9.38%) Process Management

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
1 9 (28.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Law
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Analyst
2 28 (87.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Change Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Documentation Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Business Analysis
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Use Case
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) BPMN
8 3 (9.38%) BPR
8 3 (9.38%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (9.38%) Process Management
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (9.38%) Wireframes
9 2 (6.25%) Document Management
9 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 17 (53.13%) ISEB
3 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) CBAP
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Epicor
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (3.13%) SAP