Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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.

International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 843 854
Rank change year-on-year +34 +11 -23
Contract jobs citing IIBA 68 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.036% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 26
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% - +4.62%
10th Percentile £226 £325 £274
90th Percentile £506 £545 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +7.33% -6.25% +4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
UK median hourly rate £42.45 £50.36 £34.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +47.17% -37.51%
10th Percentile £32.86 £47.49 £26.84
90th Percentile £47.03 £57.90 £41.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £50.36 £43.43
% change year-on-year -15.71% +15.95% -20.68%

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 19240 21636 22485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 20.66% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11789 13485 13553
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £243 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 856 1079
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

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 November 2017.

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 13 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 November 2017. 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 +45 67 £448 +5.29% 5
London -7 37 £450 +9.09% 3
UK excluding London +35 31 £403 +7.33% 2
Midlands - 9 £235 -
East Midlands - 8 £230 -
South East +4 7 £425 -27.66% 2
East of England -1 6 £444 -4.57%
North of England +51 5 £396 +21.92%
North West +23 4 £405 +24.62%
South West -6 3 £173 -54.00%
Yorkshire +21 1 £388 +29.17%
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £405 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IIBA 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 IIBA.

1 49 (72.06%) Business Analysis
2 32 (47.06%) CBAP
3 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (38.24%) ISEB
5 17 (25.00%) Finance
5 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (25.00%) Degree
5 17 (25.00%) BPMN
6 13 (19.12%) Waterfall
6 13 (19.12%) Migration
6 13 (19.12%) Scrum
7 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.65%) User Experience
7 12 (17.65%) SDLC
8 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
9 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
10 9 (13.24%) Use Case
10 9 (13.24%) UML
11 8 (11.76%) Oracle
11 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
11 8 (11.76%) User Stories
11 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
11 8 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
12 7 (10.29%) Creative Thinking
12 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (10.29%) PMI Certification
12 7 (10.29%) Change Management
13 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
13 6 (8.82%) Microsoft

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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.82%) Confluence
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.41%) NetSuite
1 3 (4.41%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.94%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (2.94%) Lawson
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Trello
2 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
1 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Essbase
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Automotive
5 3 (4.41%) Back Office
5 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 2 (2.94%) Publishing
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (100.00%) Analyst
2 67 (98.53%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (14.71%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Digital Business Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) ERP Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) ERP Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Risk Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) User Experience
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) PMI
5 2 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (2.94%) iSeries
5 2 (2.94%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) Business Analysis
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) BPMN
3 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.12%) Migration
4 13 (19.12%) Scrum
4 13 (19.12%) Waterfall
5 12 (17.65%) SDLC
6 9 (13.24%) UML
6 9 (13.24%) Use Case
7 8 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
7 8 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
7 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 8 (11.76%) User Stories
8 7 (10.29%) Change Management
8 7 (10.29%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.82%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (8.82%) Visualisation
10 5 (7.35%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) Java
1 2 (2.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) CBAP
2 26 (38.24%) ISEB
3 17 (25.00%) Degree
4 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.29%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.41%) Master's Degree
7 3 (4.41%) PMP
8 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.47%) AAT
9 1 (1.47%) ACCA
9 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.47%) CIMA
9 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) MiFID
3 2 (2.94%) GDPR
4 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.47%) EMIR
4 1 (1.47%) PSD2
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Infor
4 3 (4.41%) Informatica
4 3 (4.41%) Sage
5 2 (2.94%) Baan
5 2 (2.94%) CODA
5 2 (2.94%) Epicor
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Siemens
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.47%) Workday