The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CBAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
England / North West
Rank 120 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 -  
Contract jobs citing CBAP 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.026% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £454 -
% change year-on-year +10.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

CBAP 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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 482 801 732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.78% 20.88% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 332
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 68
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -19.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CBAP in the North West

CBAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CBAP in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CBAP in the North West

CBAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CBAP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CBAP in the North West

CBAP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Lancashire - 8 - -
CBAP
England

CBAP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CBAP 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 North West region with a requirement for CBAP.

1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) IIBA
2 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Business Process Modelling
4 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
5 5 (55.56%) Use Case
5 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) RIA
7 1 (11.11%) Confluence
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Banking

CBAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Documentation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Business Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Business Process Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) Asset Management
4 5 (55.56%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) IIBA
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared