The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 568 546 544
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing IIBA 25 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.043% 0.069%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 32
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£360 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £357 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £420
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10442 9068 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.10% 17.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5891 4873 5063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 504 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 25 July 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 25 July 2014.

IIBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

IIBA
Top 17 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 25 July 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 -29 20 £366 -30.28% 4
London -4 6 £386 -30.09% 3
South East -8 5 £475 +33.80%
City of London +16 4 £335 -33.82% 1
West Midlands - 2 £360 -
Edinburgh -17 1 - -
Scotland -21 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £395 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (75.47%) Business Analysis
2 32 (60.38%) ISEB
3 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (30.19%) Degree
4 16 (30.19%) CBAP
5 14 (26.42%) UML
6 13 (24.53%) Use Case
7 12 (22.64%) Banking
8 11 (20.75%) Data Analysis
9 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
10 8 (15.09%) MS Office
10 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (11.32%) EMIR
12 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
12 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
12 6 (11.32%) Retail
12 6 (11.32%) BPMN
13 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
13 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (9.43%) RUP
13 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.43%) SQL
13 5 (9.43%) Workflow
14 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (7.55%) Six Sigma

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Analyst
2 45 (84.91%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Process Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) XSD
1 1 (1.89%) XSLT
1 1 (1.89%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (7.55%) Derivative
2 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.66%) Equities
2 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Business Analysis
2 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.42%) UML
4 13 (24.53%) Use Case
5 11 (20.75%) Data Analysis
6 10 (18.87%) Data Modelling
6 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Asset Management
8 7 (13.21%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (11.32%) BPMN
9 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.43%) RUP
10 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
10 5 (9.43%) Workflow
11 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) CRM
11 4 (7.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.89%) XPath
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (60.38%) ISEB
2 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 16 (30.19%) CBAP
3 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MBA
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) EMIR
2 4 (7.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.89%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Charles River
3 2 (3.77%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.89%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.89%) Open Text
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Misys
4 1 (1.89%) Mercator
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