Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 801 807
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 +38
Contract jobs citing IIBA 35 69 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.073% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 31
England median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £337 £302 £325
90th Percentile £539 £501 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £449 £413
% change year-on-year -5.29% +8.79% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
England median hourly rate - £42.45 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.92% +112.00%
UK median hourly rate - £42.45 £53.00
% change year-on-year - -19.92% +112.00%

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 18,370 17,832 19,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.14% 18.88% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,953 10,967 12,105
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £248
90th Percentile £630 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 815 775
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.15% +0.75% +2.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
South East -10 10 £500 +11.11%
North of England -11 8 £388 -4.32% 1
London -23 8 £383 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £388 -
Midlands -23 7 £358 +52.13% 1
West Midlands -14 5 £450 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +1 2 £340 +47.83%
East of England -11 1 £260 -41.41%
South West -17 1 - -
IIBA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Business Analysis
3 18 (51.43%) ISEB
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) SDLC
6 10 (28.57%) User Stories
7 9 (25.71%) Degree
7 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.71%) Change Control
7 9 (25.71%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (22.86%) Kanban
9 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) Project Management
9 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
9 7 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (20.00%) CBAP
9 7 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
10 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) Product Management
11 4 (11.43%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
11 4 (11.43%) Conflict Management
11 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.57%) JIRA
12 3 (8.57%) CITP
12 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
12 3 (8.57%) 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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon Alexa
1 2 (5.71%) Trello
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (91.43%) Analyst
2 31 (88.57%) Business Analyst
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Business Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Finance Business Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Financial Business Analyst
5 9 (25.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Software Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Software Development Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Business Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) SDLC
4 10 (28.57%) User Stories
5 9 (25.71%) Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (25.71%) Change Control
6 8 (22.86%) Kanban
7 7 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 7 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
7 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 7 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
9 4 (11.43%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Conflict Management
9 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Product Management
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 7 (20.00%) CBAP
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) CITP
6 2 (5.71%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com