Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 602 817 872
Rank change year-on-year +215 +55 -71
Contract jobs citing CBAP 11 24 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.026% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 16
Median daily rate £398 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.40% +26.98% -19.23%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £322
90th Percentile £508 £575 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £488 £363
% change year-on-year -8.51% +34.48% -21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 10,973 17,229 19,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.43% 18.98% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,487 10,427 11,551
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £644 £648 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 799 861
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +28.00% -19.12%

CBAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CBAP.

Daily rate trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CBAP over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CBAP.

Hourly rate trend for CBAP in the UK

CBAP
Top 6 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 28 May 2020. 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 +234 11 £398 -20.40% 1
UK excluding London +166 6 £446 -8.51%
London +191 5 £350 -33.71% 1
South East +129 4 £500 -
North of England +93 2 £350 -17.65%
Yorkshire +61 2 £350 -17.65%

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CBAP 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 with a requirement for CBAP.

1 9 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) IIBA
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Workshop Facilitation
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) CISSP
6 2 (18.18%) PMI
6 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 2 (18.18%) BPMN
6 2 (18.18%) Avaloq
6 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (18.18%) Conflict Management
6 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Workshop Facilitation
5 2 (18.18%) BPMN
5 2 (18.18%) Conflict Management
5 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (18.18%) Project Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) IIBA
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) IFRS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Avaloq
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft