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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 561 550 517
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Contract jobs citing IIBA 15 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.032% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 16
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -
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
11306 9847 8223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.59% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6538 5305 4364
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 465 493
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.93% -32.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 February 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 9 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 February 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 -18 14 £425 - 11
London -15 8 £475 -7.31% 8
South East -29 1 £425 +13.33%
Crawley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (77.14%) Business Analysis
2 18 (51.43%) ISEB
2 18 (51.43%) Degree
3 15 (42.86%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Banking
5 11 (31.43%) CBAP
6 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
7 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.00%) Six Sigma
8 7 (20.00%) Change Management
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) Scrum
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (14.29%) Use Case
10 5 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (14.29%) UNIX
11 4 (11.43%) SAP
11 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Retail
11 4 (11.43%) SWIFT
11 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
11 4 (11.43%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (11.43%) Physical Data Model
12 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
12 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
12 3 (8.57%) Information Security

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Retail
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Analyst
2 33 (94.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CGI
2 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
2 4 (11.43%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.71%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Equities
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
2 9 (25.71%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 7 (20.00%) Change Management
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (14.29%) Use Case
7 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (11.43%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (8.57%) Information Security
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) ISEB
1 18 (51.43%) Degree
2 11 (31.43%) CBAP
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MBA
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Guidewire
3 2 (5.71%) Misys
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) BEA
4 1 (2.86%) Mantas
4 1 (2.86%) Actimize
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