Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 836 834
Rank change year-on-year +71 -2 -28
Contract jobs citing IIBA 66 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.038% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 24
England median daily rate £448 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £226 £325 £264
90th Percentile £506 £545 £535
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.29% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
England median hourly rate £42.45 £50.36 £34.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +47.17% -37.51%
10th Percentile £32.86 £47.49 £26.84
90th Percentile £47.03 £57.90 £41.59
UK median hourly rate £42.45 £50.36 £34.22
% change year-on-year -15.71% +47.17% -37.51%

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 17630 20111 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.78% 20.49% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10825 12536 12686
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £230 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £593 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 779 1000
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +10.87% +21.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.73 £49.19
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
% change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +6 37 £450 +9.09% 2
Midlands - 9 £235 -
East Midlands - 8 £230 -
South East +17 6 £425 -27.66% 2
East of England -15 6 £444 -4.57%
North of England +63 5 £396 +21.92%
North West +27 4 £405 +24.62%
South West +13 3 £173 -54.00%
Yorkshire +20 1 £388 +29.17%
West Midlands - 1 £405 -
IIBA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for IIBA.

1 47 (71.21%) Business Analysis
2 31 (46.97%) CBAP
3 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.88%) ISEB
5 17 (25.76%) Degree
5 17 (25.76%) BPMN
6 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (22.73%) Finance
8 13 (19.70%) Migration
8 13 (19.70%) Scrum
9 12 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 11 (16.67%) User Experience
10 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
11 10 (15.15%) MS Visio
11 10 (15.15%) SDLC
12 9 (13.64%) Use Case
12 9 (13.64%) UML
13 8 (12.12%) Oracle
13 8 (12.12%) Requirements Management
13 8 (12.12%) User Stories
13 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
13 8 (12.12%) Feasibility Study
13 8 (12.12%) Business Process Modelling
14 7 (10.61%) Creative Thinking
14 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
14 7 (10.61%) Change Management
15 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
15 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 6 (9.09%) Microsoft

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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) Confluence
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.55%) NetSuite
1 3 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.03%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (3.03%) Lawson
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.03%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Trello
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
1 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Essbase
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Automotive
5 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Law
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (100.00%) Analyst
2 65 (98.48%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Digital Business Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) ERP Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) ERP Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Risk Remediation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) PMI
5 2 (3.03%) FMCG
5 2 (3.03%) iSeries
5 2 (3.03%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.52%) Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.52%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Business Analysis
2 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) BPMN
4 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.70%) Migration
5 13 (19.70%) Scrum
6 12 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 10 (15.15%) SDLC
8 9 (13.64%) UML
8 9 (13.64%) Use Case
9 8 (12.12%) Business Process Modelling
9 8 (12.12%) Feasibility Study
9 8 (12.12%) Requirements Management
9 8 (12.12%) User Stories
10 7 (10.61%) Change Management
10 7 (10.61%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
12 5 (7.58%) Business Process Mapping
12 5 (7.58%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Java
1 2 (3.03%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) CBAP
2 25 (37.88%) ISEB
3 17 (25.76%) Degree
4 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.55%) Master's Degree
7 3 (4.55%) PMP
8 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.52%) AAT
9 1 (1.52%) ACCA
9 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.52%) CIMA
9 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) MiFID
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
4 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.52%) EMIR
4 1 (1.52%) PSD2
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) Infor
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) Sage
5 2 (3.03%) Baan
5 2 (3.03%) CODA
5 2 (3.03%) Epicor
5 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.03%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) Siemens
6 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.52%) Workday