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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 594 630 618
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Contract jobs citing IIBA 34 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 14
Median daily rate £413 £460 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £175 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £439
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £53.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 - -

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
10337 11399 12016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.60% 20.52% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6497 6882 6795
Median daily rate £410 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 564 568
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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
Top 24 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 2 December 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 +32 34 £413 +3.12% 1
London +8 22 £413 -10.32% 1
South West - 5 £413 -
North West - 3 £325 -
Swindon - 3 £413 -
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
Yorkshire +20 2 £300 -16.08%
West Yorkshire +19 2 £300 -25.00%
Cheshire - 2 £325 -
Dorset - 2 £375 -
Bournemouth - 2 £375 -
East of England +10 1 £468 +33.57%
City of London -7 1 £400 +128.57%
Cambridge - 1 £468 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £325 -
Guildford - 1 £600 -
Bradford - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 £600 -
Surrey - 1 £600 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £468 -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 33 (76.74%) Business Analysis
2 19 (44.19%) ISEB
3 17 (39.53%) CBAP
4 15 (34.88%) Degree
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) BPMN
6 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
7 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
7 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (23.26%) Banking
7 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
8 9 (20.93%) Use Case
9 8 (18.60%) Business Transformation
9 8 (18.60%) MS Office
9 8 (18.60%) Project Management
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.28%) Retail
10 7 (16.28%) JIRA
10 7 (16.28%) Confluence
11 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Scrum
11 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
11 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.95%) CISA
11 6 (13.95%) CISSP
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
12 5 (11.63%) Information Security
12 5 (11.63%) Risk 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 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DMZ
2 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Analyst
2 37 (86.05%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Banking Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Business Transformation Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Security Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Transformation Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Information Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) PMO Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Retail Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Documentation Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.65%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Business Analysis
2 12 (27.91%) BPMN
3 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
3 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Use Case
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Business Transformation
5 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Information Security
7 5 (11.63%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Coaching
9 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.98%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 17 (39.53%) CBAP
3 15 (34.88%) Degree
4 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) CISA
6 6 (13.95%) CISSP
6 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) CA
3 2 (4.65%) Epicor
3 2 (4.65%) Sage