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 3 months to 25 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.

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 639 619
Rank change year-on-year +72 -20  
Contract jobs citing CBAP 20 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £322 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +27.34% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.22

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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8905 11622 10650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.90% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 7267 6206
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 440 554
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 13 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 3 months to 25 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
England +54 19 £500 +11.11% 5
London +12 15 £550 +22.22% 3
City of London +6 4 - - 2
South East +40 2 £408 -14.21% 1
Oxford - 2 £408 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £408 -
Wiltshire +5 1 £575 +79.68%
South West +2 1 £575 +79.68%
South Wales -5 1 £345 +15.00%
Wales -6 1 £345 +15.00%
North East - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £345 -
Durham - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (80.43%) ISEB
2 34 (73.91%) Business Analysis
3 27 (58.70%) IIBA
4 19 (41.30%) Use Case
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (34.78%) UML
6 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 13 (28.26%) ITIL
7 13 (28.26%) Finance
7 13 (28.26%) Degree
8 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
9 11 (23.91%) SDLC
9 11 (23.91%) Business Process Modelling
10 10 (21.74%) Six Sigma
11 9 (19.57%) JIRA
11 9 (19.57%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.39%) Swim Lanes
13 7 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
13 7 (15.22%) User Stories
13 7 (15.22%) CITP
13 7 (15.22%) SWOT Analysis
13 7 (15.22%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
13 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
14 6 (13.04%) Confluence
14 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
15 5 (10.87%) Publishing
15 5 (10.87%) Management Information System

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 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Publishing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (93.48%) Business Analyst
2 41 (89.13%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Retail Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Workday Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Workday Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.35%) RIA
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Business Analysis
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Use Case
3 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (34.78%) UML
5 13 (28.26%) ITIL
6 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
7 11 (23.91%) Business Process Modelling
7 11 (23.91%) SDLC
8 10 (21.74%) Six Sigma
9 9 (19.57%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (17.39%) Swim Lanes
11 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
11 7 (15.22%) SWOT Analysis
11 7 (15.22%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (15.22%) User Stories
12 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
12 4 (8.70%) Migration
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Java
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) R
2 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) ISEB
2 27 (58.70%) IIBA
3 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 13 (28.26%) Degree
5 7 (15.22%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) CITP
5 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) GDPR
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Cognos
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Thunderhead
3 2 (4.35%) Workday
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
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