Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 761 862 850
Rank change year-on-year +101 -12 +31
Contract jobs citing CBAP 44 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 27
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £343 £358 £236
90th Percentile £575 £675 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £67.59 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.22% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £67.59 -

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 16,998 19,161 19,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.25% 18.63% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,419 11,311 11,671
UK median daily rate £464 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £221
90th Percentile £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 942 911
UK median hourly rate £35.07 £25.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.26% -4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £14.94 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £51.23 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.31 £28.50
% change year-on-year +38.29% -11.19% +5.56%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 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 12 November 2019. 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 +81 41 £450 -2.70% 2
UK excluding London +61 29 £450 +5.88% 2
London +70 16 £525 -10.64%
South East +38 13 £450 -5.26% 1
North of England +36 5 £368 -2.00%
Yorkshire +22 5 £368 -2.00%
West Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
South West - 4 £475 -
Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
Channel Islands -3 2 £400 -42.86%
East of England +37 1 - -
Scotland +22 1 £350 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 36 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 24 (54.55%) IIBA
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Use Case
5 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (25.00%) PMI
7 11 (25.00%) PMI Certification
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco
8 9 (20.45%) CCNA
8 9 (20.45%) VMware
8 9 (20.45%) Finance
8 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
9 8 (18.18%) Private Cloud
9 8 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
9 8 (18.18%) Workshop Facilitation
9 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.91%) Smart Meter
10 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.91%) CISSP
10 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.64%) CISM
11 6 (13.64%) JIRA

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 1 (2.27%) Confluence
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (11.36%) Public Sector
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (4.55%) French Language
6 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Business Analyst
2 39 (88.64%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Forensic Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) ADO
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.00%) PMI
3 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
4 8 (18.18%) Private Cloud
5 7 (15.91%) Smart Meter
6 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.82%) NHS
8 2 (4.55%) Smartphone
9 1 (2.27%) Life Science
9 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (2.27%) User Experience
9 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Business Analysis
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Use Case
4 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
6 8 (18.18%) Workshop Facilitation
7 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.64%) BPMN
9 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
9 5 (11.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.09%) Six Sigma
11 3 (6.82%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) IIBA
2 11 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 9 (20.45%) CCNA
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) CISSP
6 6 (13.64%) CISM
7 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) ISEB
7 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) PMP
9 1 (2.27%) CAPM
9 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco
1 9 (20.45%) VMware
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
4 1 (2.27%) Nuix
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter