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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 629 623 605
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing IIBA 15 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.037% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 15
Median daily rate £500 £425 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +14.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £565 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £400 £372
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.39 £43.43 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% -30.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £43.43 £62.50
% change year-on-year
+9.11% -30.51%

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
11620 10929 10286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.47% 19.19% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7255 6503 5814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 543 455
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.18 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -30 15 £500 +17.64% 17
London -8 9 £475 -5.00% 4
South East -3 3 £575 +39.39% 7
North West -11 2 - - 2
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - - 2
Cumbria - 2 - - 2
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Portsmouth -19 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £575 -
Hove - 1 £575 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (67.50%) Business Analysis
2 20 (50.00%) Degree
3 19 (47.50%) ISEB
4 17 (42.50%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) Project Management
6 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (32.50%) MS Visio
8 10 (25.00%) CBAP
9 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
9 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
10 8 (20.00%) Use Case
10 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.50%) MS Office
11 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (15.00%) Migration
12 6 (15.00%) Banking
12 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.50%) SDLC
14 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
14 4 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
14 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
14 4 (10.00%) UML
14 4 (10.00%) BPR
14 4 (10.00%) Process Management
14 4 (10.00%) Change Management
15 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
15 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
15 3 (7.50%) SSADM
15 3 (7.50%) DSDM
15 3 (7.50%) MS Project

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 (7.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Visio
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
1 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Analyst
2 34 (85.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Process Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Automotive Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Telematics
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Business Analysis
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
5 8 (20.00%) Use Case
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) BPR
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) Process Management
8 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (10.00%) UML
9 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) DSDM
9 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) SSADM
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 19 (47.50%) ISEB
3 10 (25.00%) CBAP
4 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) FATCA
1 1 (2.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft