Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 774 837
Rank change year-on-year -60 +63 -29
Contract jobs citing IIBA 48 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.067% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 23
UK median daily rate £418 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £346 £332 £163
90th Percentile £515 £598 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £458
% change year-on-year +0.61% -9.84% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year - +5.51% -

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 19,388 18,841 22,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.17% 20.48% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,663 11,928 14,049
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £239 £252 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.76% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 867 928 902
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £29.92 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +4.98% +42.50%
10th Percentile £12.37 £12.00 £11.53
90th Percentile £50.35 £52.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.44% -7.94% +62.50%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -48 46 £421 +2.12% 3
UK excluding London -31 30 £415 +0.61%
London -60 18 £418 -0.30% 3
South East -14 14 £450 -16.28%
North of England -17 8 £388 +3.33%
Yorkshire -7 7 £388 +3.33%
Midlands -10 3 £450 -
South West +5 2 £363 -12.12%
East Midlands -1 2 £450 -
North West -19 1 £405 -
Scotland -35 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £405 -
East of England - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 44 (91.67%) Business Analysis
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (43.75%) Finance
3 21 (43.75%) ISEB
4 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (33.33%) SDLC
5 11 (22.92%) CBAP
6 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 10 (20.83%) Degree
6 10 (20.83%) Use Case
6 10 (20.83%) Project Management
6 10 (20.83%) Business Process Modelling
7 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
8 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.58%) Change Control
9 7 (14.58%) User Stories
10 6 (12.50%) Oracle
10 6 (12.50%) Scrum
10 6 (12.50%) Wireframes
10 6 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (10.42%) User Experience
11 5 (10.42%) Migration
11 5 (10.42%) Automotive
11 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (8.33%) ITIL
12 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (8.33%) Validation
12 4 (8.33%) Essbase
12 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Trello
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Essbase
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 3 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Analyst
1 48 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Finance Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Financial Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Web Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Reinsurance
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Business Analysis
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) SDLC
3 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.83%) Business Process Modelling
4 10 (20.83%) Project Management
4 10 (20.83%) Use Case
4 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.58%) Change Control
6 7 (14.58%) User Stories
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
7 6 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.33%) ITIL
9 4 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) ISEB
2 11 (22.92%) CBAP
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Informatica
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Intapp
3 1 (2.08%) Remedy
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow