Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IIBA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 850 830 810
Rank change year-on-year -20 -20 +54
Contract jobs citing IIBA 34 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.059% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 34
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £333 £261 £325
90th Percentile £540 £501 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.00

IIBA 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 18,955 18,783 19,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.18% 19.02% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,303 11,539 12,426
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £250
90th Percentile £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 821 871
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.98 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.09% -3.92% -5.45%
10th Percentile £12.56 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.05 £50.00 £49.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.05% -6.58% -1.79%

IIBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IIBA over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IIBA within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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 -31 34 £450 +1.69% 8
UK excluding London -24 25 £450 +11.11% 6
South East +8 10 £500 +14.29% 1
London -4 9 £390 -13.33% 2
Yorkshire -9 7 £394 +1.61%
North of England -22 7 £394 +1.61% 2
Midlands +1 6 £340 +44.68% 1
West Midlands -10 4 £525 +29.63% 1
East Midlands +1 2 £340 +47.83%
East of England +1 1 £260 -41.41% 2
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IIBA 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 IIBA.

1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) ISEB
3 19 (55.88%) Business Analysis
4 13 (38.24%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) User Stories
6 9 (26.47%) SDLC
6 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (23.53%) Workshop Facilitation
7 8 (23.53%) Kanban
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.59%) CBAP
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) Project Management
8 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.59%) Translating Business Requirements
8 7 (20.59%) Conceptual Models
8 7 (20.59%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (17.65%) Change Control
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (14.71%) Decision-Making
11 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
11 4 (11.76%) Conflict Management
11 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
11 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Product Management
12 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Confluence
12 3 (8.82%) JIRA

IIBA
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 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon Alexa
1 2 (5.88%) Trello
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Analyst
2 30 (88.24%) Business Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Finance Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Software Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Development Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Development Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Software Development Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Business Analysis
3 10 (29.41%) User Stories
4 9 (26.47%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (26.47%) SDLC
5 8 (23.53%) Kanban
5 8 (23.53%) Workshop Facilitation
6 7 (20.59%) Business Process Modelling
6 7 (20.59%) Conceptual Models
6 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 7 (20.59%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (17.65%) Change Control
8 5 (14.71%) Decision-Making
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.76%) Product Management
9 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) CBAP
4 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) CITP
6 2 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com