Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IIBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 776 853
Rank change year-on-year -32 +77 -17
Contract jobs citing IIBA 41 72 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.079% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 20
England median daily rate £425 £448 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +2.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £232 £331
90th Percentile £500 £530 £500
UK median daily rate £390 £448 £438
% change year-on-year -12.85% +2.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
England median hourly rate £68.83 £42.45 £47.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.16% -11.04% +39.44%
10th Percentile £60.35 £32.86 £47.39
90th Percentile £71.77 £47.03 £57.20
UK median hourly rate £68.83 £42.45 £47.71
% change year-on-year +62.16% -11.04% +39.44%

IIBA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,487 17,229 20,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.56% 18.86% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,370 10,512 12,877
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 811 742
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +4.70% +12.49%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.75 £47.98
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +17.39%

IIBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IIBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IIBA in England

IIBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IIBA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IIBA in England

IIBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIBA in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIBA in England

IIBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIBA in England

IIBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 18 £425 -10.53%
North of England -25 10 £406 +4.84% 2
South East -13 6 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire -15 6 £406 +4.84%
Midlands -15 5 £340 +54.55%
North West -17 4 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £344 -
East Midlands +2 2 £340 +54.55%
East of England -10 1 £260 -43.78%
South West -20 1 - -
IIBA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IIBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for IIBA.

1 30 (73.17%) Business Analysis
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Finance
4 12 (29.27%) ISEB
5 11 (26.83%) SDLC
5 11 (26.83%) Business Process Modelling
6 10 (24.39%) BPMN
7 9 (21.95%) Degree
7 9 (21.95%) CBAP
8 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (19.51%) Change Control
8 8 (19.51%) User Stories
8 8 (19.51%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.07%) Use Case
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
10 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma
10 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
10 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (12.20%) Conceptual Models
11 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (12.20%) Coaching
11 5 (12.20%) Banking
11 5 (12.20%) Scrum
12 4 (9.76%) Data Management
12 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (9.76%) Law

IIBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (4.88%) Amazon Alexa
1 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Law
4 4 (9.76%) Legal
5 3 (7.32%) Billing
6 2 (4.88%) Back Office
6 2 (4.88%) Publishing
6 2 (4.88%) Retail
7 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Analyst
2 29 (70.73%) Business Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) Finance Business Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) Financial Analyst
5 9 (21.95%) Financial Business Analyst
6 8 (19.51%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 8 (19.51%) Service Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Business IT Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Consultant
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Legal Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Process Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Business Analysis
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Business Process Modelling
3 11 (26.83%) SDLC
4 10 (24.39%) BPMN
5 8 (19.51%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.51%) Change Control
5 8 (19.51%) User Stories
6 7 (17.07%) Use Case
7 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (14.63%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma
7 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.20%) Coaching
8 5 (12.20%) Conceptual Models
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (9.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 9 (21.95%) CBAP
2 9 (21.95%) Degree
3 6 (14.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) BT
2 2 (4.88%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.44%) Intapp
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) WorldPay