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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 575 558 534
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing IIBA 20 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.047% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 18
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£415 £435 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -16.66%
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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -36 17 £394 -6.13% 1
London +9 8 £445 -10.55%
South East -22 4 £438 +16.66%
City of London +6 3 £475 -13.63%
Docklands, London +16 1 £550 +17.02%
Surrey -4 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
South West - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (72.34%) Business Analysis
2 26 (55.32%) ISEB
3 19 (40.43%) Degree
4 17 (36.17%) Banking
5 16 (34.04%) Finance
6 15 (31.91%) CBAP
7 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (23.40%) Project Management
9 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.02%) Retail
10 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Change Management
12 6 (12.77%) Migration
12 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
12 6 (12.77%) ITIL
12 6 (12.77%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (12.77%) Data Structures
13 5 (10.64%) Use Case
13 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
13 5 (10.64%) Six Sigma
13 5 (10.64%) Scrum
14 4 (8.51%) Oracle
14 4 (8.51%) SAP
14 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
14 4 (8.51%) UNIX
14 4 (8.51%) Business Development
14 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 17 (36.17%) Banking
2 16 (34.04%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Retail
4 6 (12.77%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.26%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Analyst
2 39 (82.98%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Process Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.38%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.26%) Market Risk
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Business Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.40%) Project Management
4 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Change Management
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 5 (10.64%) Use Case
8 5 (10.64%) Six Sigma
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.51%) Business Development
9 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.38%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (6.38%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) ISEB
2 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 15 (31.91%) CBAP
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) MBA
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/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.38%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.13%) Basel III
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
1 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Misys
2 2 (4.26%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.13%) Mantas
3 1 (2.13%) Actimize
3 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.13%) HP
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