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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
UK
Rank 570 607 603
Rank change year-on-year +37 -4  
Contract jobs citing IIBA 29 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.040% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 12
Median daily rate £425 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £202 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £458 £413
% change year-on-year +2.29% +10.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.39 -
% change year-on-year +5.50% -  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9304 11046 10508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.91% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5913 6885 5992
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 403 472
Median hourly rate £29.92 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.21% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

IIBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IIBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IIBA in the UK

IIBA
Top 24 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 29 £425 -5.55% 8
London +24 12 £413 -8.33% 4
North West +26 7 - - 2
Lancashire - 7 - - 1
South East +17 3 £525 +40.00%
South West - 3 £415 - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 - -
Swindon - 2 £415 -
Wiltshire - 2 £415 -
Berkshire +22 1 £500 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £375 +20.96% 1
City of London - 1 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Oxford - 1 £550 -
Preston - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £500 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1

IIBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 46 (76.67%) Business Analysis
2 35 (58.33%) ISEB
3 28 (46.67%) CBAP
4 18 (30.00%) Finance
5 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (23.33%) Use Case
7 14 (23.33%) Degree
8 13 (21.67%) JIRA
8 13 (21.67%) Confluence
8 13 (21.67%) BPMN
8 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
8 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
9 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.33%) Retail
10 10 (16.67%) CISA
10 10 (16.67%) CISSP
10 10 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
11 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.33%) Information Security
12 8 (13.33%) Scrum
12 8 (13.33%) Business Transformation
12 8 (13.33%) SDLC
13 7 (11.67%) Project Management
13 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
13 7 (11.67%) Banking
14 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
14 6 (10.00%) MS Office
14 6 (10.00%) UML

IIBA
Top Related 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 13 (21.67%) Confluence
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
1 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.67%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DMZ
2 2 (3.33%) LDAP
2 2 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JIRA
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Retail
3 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Business Analyst
2 51 (85.00%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Business Transformation Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Transformation Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Business Information Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) PMO Manager
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) IT Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) PMI
3 2 (3.33%) Reinsurance
3 2 (3.33%) RIA
3 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (76.67%) Business Analysis
2 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) Use Case
4 13 (21.67%) BPMN
4 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
5 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
7 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (13.33%) Business Transformation
8 8 (13.33%) Information Security
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
10 6 (10.00%) UML
11 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 5 (8.33%) Change Management
12 4 (6.67%) Demand Management
12 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) R
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (58.33%) ISEB
2 28 (46.67%) CBAP
3 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 14 (23.33%) Degree
5 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.67%) CISA
6 10 (16.67%) CISSP
7 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.67%) AAT
9 1 (1.67%) ACCA
9 1 (1.67%) CIMA
9 1 (1.67%) CITP
9 1 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) PMO
3 2 (3.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.67%) GDPR
4 1 (1.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) CA
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Sage
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Epicor
4 1 (1.67%) Infor
4 1 (1.67%) Workday
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