The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MBA 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.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 585 594
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9  
Contract jobs citing MBA 25 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.071% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 12
Median daily rate £550 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £391 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,033 £738 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £630 £250
% change year-on-year -18.65% +152.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MBA 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 10729 14696 11437
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 833 962
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 £12.30 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

MBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MBA in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MBA in England

MBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MBA in England

MBA
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 MBA 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 +4 16 £550 +10.00% 8
South East +23 5 £975 +100.00% 3
North of England +59 2 £360 -46.66%
East Midlands - 2 £550 -
Midlands - 2 £550 -
North West - 2 £360 -
MBA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MBA 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 MBA.

1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 26 (46.43%) Degree
3 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) Banking
4 13 (23.21%) Financial Modelling
5 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
6 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.86%) Oracle
6 10 (17.86%) Retail
7 8 (14.29%) MVC
7 8 (14.29%) SQL
7 8 (14.29%) RAD
7 8 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
7 8 (14.29%) CFA
7 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) Legal
8 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.71%) Equities
9 6 (10.71%) DNA
9 6 (10.71%) Project Management
9 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
9 6 (10.71%) Wealth Management
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) Quantitative Research
9 6 (10.71%) REST
10 5 (8.93%) CSS3
10 5 (8.93%) Sass
10 5 (8.93%) LESS

MBA
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:

Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.93%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.79%) Maximo
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.79%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Essbase
3 2 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Power BI
4 1 (1.79%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 33 (58.93%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Retail
4 7 (12.50%) Legal
5 5 (8.93%) Czech Language
5 5 (8.93%) Front Office
6 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (5.36%) General Ledger
8 2 (3.57%) Marketing
8 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.79%) Advertising
9 1 (1.79%) Electronics
9 1 (1.79%) Games
9 1 (1.79%) Law
9 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Programme Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Credit Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Programme Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Advisor
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Strategy Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) REST
2 5 (8.93%) CSS
2 5 (8.93%) CSS3
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
2 5 (8.93%) HTML5
2 5 (8.93%) jQuery
2 5 (8.93%) LESS
2 5 (8.93%) React
2 5 (8.93%) Sass
3 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 3 (5.36%) WPF
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Equities
3 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.93%) W3C
4 3 (5.36%) Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) Exotic Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (23.21%) Financial Modelling
3 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
4 8 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
4 8 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (14.29%) RAD
4 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) DNA
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Quantitative Research
6 6 (10.71%) Wealth Management
7 5 (8.93%) Credit Risk Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (8.93%) Line Management
7 5 (8.93%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (8.93%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.93%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) C#
2 8 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) VBA
5 3 (5.36%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) Java
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) CFA
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.14%) OCP
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (7.14%) Postgraduate
5 3 (5.36%) Master's Degree
5 3 (5.36%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.79%) APMP
6 1 (1.79%) CCAB
6 1 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) CIMA
6 1 (1.79%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.79%) PhD
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.79%) GAAP
1 1 (1.79%) GAMP
1 1 (1.79%) PMO
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.79%) Anaplan
5 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Murex
5 1 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) Siemens
5 1 (1.79%) Sophis
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata
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