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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 588 560 582
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing IIBA 25 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.046% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £365 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £431 £420
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year
-32.85% -

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
11049 8997 10181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.20% 17.31% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6157 5026 5263
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 430 615
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

IIBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IIBA
Top 23 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 18 September 2014. 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 -31 23 £395 -18.97% 9
London -9 9 £413 -23.25% 4
South East -2 5 £400 +12.67% 2
City of London +23 4 £335 -31.28% 2
South Wales - 2 £220 -
Cardiff - 2 £220 -
Wales - 2 £220 -
Crawley +8 1 £400 +12.67%
Surrey +1 1 - -
West Sussex -2 1 £400 +12.67%
South West - 1 £325 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £395 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £335 -
Devon - 1 £325 -
Kent - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Scotland - - - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 35 (74.47%) Business Analysis
2 29 (61.70%) ISEB
3 17 (36.17%) CBAP
4 16 (34.04%) Degree
4 16 (34.04%) Finance
5 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (29.79%) Banking
7 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (21.28%) Use Case
9 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
10 8 (17.02%) Project Management
11 7 (14.89%) UML
11 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
12 6 (12.77%) Retail
13 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
14 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (8.51%) User Experience
14 4 (8.51%) Business Process Mapping
14 4 (8.51%) BPMN
14 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
14 4 (8.51%) Business Development
14 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
14 4 (8.51%) Validation
14 4 (8.51%) MBA
14 4 (8.51%) Change Management

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Wholesale Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Front Office
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (97.87%) Analyst
2 37 (78.72%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CGI
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) XSD
2 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 3 (6.38%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) SCADA
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Business Analysis
2 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.28%) Use Case
4 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.02%) Project Management
5 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
6 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
6 7 (14.89%) UML
7 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.51%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (8.51%) Business Development
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.51%) BPMN
9 4 (8.51%) Change Management
9 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.51%) Validation
9 4 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.13%) XPath
2 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) ISEB
2 17 (36.17%) CBAP
3 16 (34.04%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) MBA
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PMP
5 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO 9000
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) EMIR
3 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.13%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Misys
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) Mercator
4 1 (2.13%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.13%) Open Text
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