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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 601 602
Rank change year-on-year +50 +1  
Contract jobs citing IIBA 32 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.038% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 11
Median daily rate £448 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £355 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -26.08% +43.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £47.39 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 £43.43
% change year-on-year - +9.11%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8346 10685 9435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.31% 21.61% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5013 6746 5597
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 378 473
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

IIBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing IIBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 15 £483 +7.22% 3
South West - 9 £425 -
South East +29 5 £475 -17.39%
Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
IIBA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 49 (79.03%) Business Analysis
2 39 (62.90%) ISEB
3 29 (46.77%) Finance
4 28 (45.16%) CBAP
5 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (40.32%) SDLC
7 17 (27.42%) Business Process Modelling
8 16 (25.81%) Use Case
9 15 (24.19%) Degree
10 11 (17.74%) PMI Certification
10 11 (17.74%) UML
11 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.52%) PMI
12 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
13 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
13 8 (12.90%) Banking
13 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
14 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (11.29%) Scrum
14 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
14 7 (11.29%) JIRA
14 7 (11.29%) Confluence
14 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
14 7 (11.29%) BPMN
14 7 (11.29%) Translating Business Requirements
15 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (9.68%) User Stories
15 6 (9.68%) Retail
15 6 (9.68%) Asset Management

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 (11.29%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) LDAP
1 2 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Big Data
1 2 (3.23%) IDOL
1 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Publishing
5 4 (6.45%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Analyst
2 58 (93.55%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Finance Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) IT Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Retail Business Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) PMI
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) FMCG
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) RIA
4 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (79.03%) Business Analysis
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) SDLC
4 17 (27.42%) Business Process Modelling
5 16 (25.81%) Use Case
6 11 (17.74%) UML
7 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.29%) BPMN
9 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (9.68%) Asset Management
10 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.68%) User Stories
10 6 (9.68%) Workflow
11 5 (8.06%) Data Management
11 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.06%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Python
1 2 (3.23%) R
1 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) ISEB
2 28 (45.16%) CBAP
3 15 (24.19%) Degree
4 11 (17.74%) PMI Certification
5 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) CISA
7 3 (4.84%) CISSP
8 2 (3.23%) PMP
9 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.61%) CITP
9 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Apttus
3 2 (3.23%) Cognos
3 2 (3.23%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Informatica
3 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Siebel
3 2 (3.23%) Trillium
3 2 (3.23%) Vertica
3 2 (3.23%) Zuora