Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CBAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 833 851
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing CBAP 43 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.053% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 22
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £236 £325 £319
90th Percentile £533 £513 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -13.16% +26.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £56.50 £34.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.13% -37.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £43.43
% change year-on-year - +30.09% -21.04%

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CBAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CBAP over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CBAP within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +16 43 £463 -2.63% 3
London -18 31 £483 +3.21%
UK excluding London +27 12 £413 -13.16% 4
East of England -15 6 £444 -4.57%
Midlands +19 4 £223 -53.16%
East Midlands +3 4 £223 -53.16%
North of England +58 2 £459 -5.90%
Yorkshire +15 2 £459 -5.90%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for CBAP.

1 32 (74.42%) Business Analysis
2 31 (72.09%) IIBA
3 26 (60.47%) ISEB
4 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.23%) BPMN
6 13 (30.23%) Degree
6 13 (30.23%) UML
7 12 (27.91%) Six Sigma
8 11 (25.58%) Use Case
8 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
9 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.93%) ITIL
10 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
10 9 (20.93%) Lean Six Sigma
10 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
10 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
11 8 (18.60%) Migration
11 8 (18.60%) SDLC
11 8 (18.60%) Business Process Modelling
12 7 (16.28%) Swim Lanes
12 7 (16.28%) Feasibility Study
12 7 (16.28%) Creative Thinking
12 7 (16.28%) Change Management
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
12 7 (16.28%) SWOT Analysis
13 6 (13.95%) Business Transformation
13 6 (13.95%) Chartered Engineer

CBAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.65%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (4.65%) Lawson
1 2 (4.65%) NetSuite
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Business One
1 2 (4.65%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Analyst
2 42 (97.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Remediation Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) PMI
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) iSeries
4 2 (4.65%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Business Analysis
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) BPMN
3 13 (30.23%) UML
4 12 (27.91%) Six Sigma
5 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.58%) Use Case
6 10 (23.26%) PRINCE2
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
8 8 (18.60%) Business Process Modelling
8 8 (18.60%) Migration
8 8 (18.60%) SDLC
9 7 (16.28%) Change Management
9 7 (16.28%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (16.28%) Feasibility Study
9 7 (16.28%) Swim Lanes
9 7 (16.28%) SWOT Analysis
10 6 (13.95%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) IIBA
2 26 (60.47%) ISEB
3 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (30.23%) Degree
5 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) CITP
7 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) Master's Degree
8 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Baan
3 2 (4.65%) CODA
3 2 (4.65%) Epicor
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Infor
3 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (4.65%) Sage