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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 553 539 503
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs citing IIBA 18 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.041% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 21
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£438 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -6.83%
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
10103 9219 8075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.17% 18.88% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4996 4268
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 417 563
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 15 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 29 January 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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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 -21 16 £425 - 2
London +15 9 £513 -6.81%
South East -14 3 £438 +16.66% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
South West - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tonbridge - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (76.92%) Business Analysis
2 23 (58.97%) ISEB
3 18 (46.15%) Finance
3 18 (46.15%) Degree
4 16 (41.03%) Banking
5 13 (33.33%) CBAP
6 11 (28.21%) Project Management
7 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
8 8 (20.51%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) Six Sigma
9 7 (17.95%) Change Management
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
10 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (12.82%) Use Case
11 5 (12.82%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (12.82%) Physical Data Model
11 5 (12.82%) Retail
11 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
12 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) SAP
12 4 (10.26%) UNIX
13 3 (7.69%) Windows
13 3 (7.69%) Linux
13 3 (7.69%) ITIL

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Loan IQ
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Analyst
2 36 (92.31%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Database Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 3 (7.69%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Business Analysis
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Data Modelling
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Six Sigma
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (12.82%) Use Case
6 5 (12.82%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (12.82%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Business Development
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) ISEB
2 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 13 (33.33%) CBAP
4 3 (7.69%) MBA
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Guidewire
2 2 (5.13%) Misys
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Mantas
3 1 (2.56%) Actimize
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