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 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 636 643 608
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Contract jobs citing IIBA 9 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.032% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 18
Median daily rate £425 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £314 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £576 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+39.26% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £53.86 £43.43 £54.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -20.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.94 £43.43 £46.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.77 £43.43 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.86 £43.43 £54.75
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -20.67%

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
11026 11274 10671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.41% 19.24% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6860 6772 6077
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 539 450
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 2016.

IIBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IIBA
Top 16 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 31 August 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 -4 9 £425 - 15
London -29 4 £425 -15.00% 6
South East +13 2 £575 +35.29% 4
North West +19 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £463 +37.03%
Cambridge +16 1 £463 +37.03%
East of England +15 1 £463 +46.82% 5
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Portsmouth -16 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £575 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -
Hove - 1 £575 -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 17 (56.67%) Degree
3 14 (46.67%) ISEB
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (26.67%) MS Office
7 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Banking
9 6 (20.00%) Use Case
10 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (16.67%) UML
11 4 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
11 4 (13.33%) SDLC
12 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (10.00%) CBAP
12 3 (10.00%) Confluence
12 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (10.00%) MS Project
12 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 3 (10.00%) BPR
12 3 (10.00%) Process Management
12 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
12 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) Retail
12 3 (10.00%) Scrum

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 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 8 (26.67%) MS Office
3 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) MS Project
5 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Analyst
2 25 (83.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automotive Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Documentation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Retail Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Use Case
6 5 (16.67%) UML
7 4 (13.33%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) BPR
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Process Management
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.67%) DSDM
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.67%) SSADM
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 14 (46.67%) ISEB
3 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) CBAP
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft