Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 776 867
Rank change year-on-year -32 +91 -35
Contract jobs citing IIBA 61 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.057% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 20
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -2.94%
10th Percentile £270 £325 £163
90th Percentile £500 £585 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -3.03% - -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.14% -21.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year - +5.51% +3.02%

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 18,884 19,566 22,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.75% 20.70% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,585 12,378 13,660
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 891 1,016
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £30.15
% change year-on-year -4.55% -8.79% +54.62%

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 19 February 2018.

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 14 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 19 February 2018. 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 -6 59 £425 +3.03% 8
UK excluding London +9 31 £400 -3.03% 7
London -43 30 £450 +9.09% 1
Midlands +7 9 £235 - 1
East Midlands +6 8 £230 -
North of England +34 7 £388 +19.23% 5
South East -5 7 £425 -19.05%
Yorkshire +6 6 £388 +29.17% 1
East of England -11 5 £463 -1.07% 1
North West +6 1 £405 +24.62% 4
South West +6 1 £300 -27.27%
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £405 - 1
Scotland - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 49 (80.33%) Business Analysis
2 29 (47.54%) CBAP
3 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) ISEB
4 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (27.87%) SDLC
6 16 (26.23%) Finance
7 14 (22.95%) Degree
7 14 (22.95%) BPMN
8 11 (18.03%) Use Case
8 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
8 11 (18.03%) Business Process Modelling
9 10 (16.39%) User Experience
10 9 (14.75%) Scrum
10 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
10 9 (14.75%) Migration
10 9 (14.75%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (13.11%) User Stories
11 8 (13.11%) Project Management
11 8 (13.11%) UML
11 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
12 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
12 7 (11.48%) Wireframes
12 7 (11.48%) Creative Thinking
12 7 (11.48%) Feasibility Study
13 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (9.84%) Change Control
13 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
13 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2

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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Trello
2 2 (3.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Essbase
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.84%) Automotive
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (100.00%) Analyst
1 61 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Finance Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Business IT Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) iSeries
2 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Infotainment
3 1 (1.64%) PMI
3 1 (1.64%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Business Analysis
2 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (27.87%) SDLC
5 14 (22.95%) BPMN
6 11 (18.03%) Business Process Modelling
6 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
6 11 (18.03%) Use Case
6 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.75%) Migration
7 9 (14.75%) Scrum
7 9 (14.75%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (13.11%) Project Management
8 8 (13.11%) UML
8 8 (13.11%) User Stories
9 7 (11.48%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (11.48%) Feasibility Study
9 7 (11.48%) Wireframes
10 6 (9.84%) Change Control
10 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) CBAP
2 26 (42.62%) ISEB
3 14 (22.95%) Degree
4 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) GDPR
3 1 (1.64%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Informatica
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Tableau
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Intapp
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Siemens