Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 804 886
Rank change year-on-year -43 +82 -37
Contract jobs citing IIBA 50 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.067% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 23
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £344 £363 £343
90th Percentile £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £460
% change year-on-year - -7.61% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
UK median hourly rate £68.83 £47.39 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.24% - +9.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.83 £47.39 £47.39
% change year-on-year +45.24% - +9.12%

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 19,104 18,740 23,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.69% 19.43% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,315 11,359 14,388
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 926 949 813
UK median hourly rate £22.66 £29.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.83% +8.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.19 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -26.40% +11.61% +16.67%

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 August 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 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 19 August 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 -49 44 £450 +5.88% 6
UK excluding London -28 29 £425 - 5
London -37 20 £475 +5.56% 1
South East -14 11 £450 -5.26% 1
North of England -18 9 £425 +9.68%
Yorkshire -5 5 £425 +9.68%
Scotland -38 5 £325 -
North West -9 4 - -
South West -23 2 £425 -
Midlands - 2 £375 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 41 (82.00%) Business Analysis
2 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) ISEB
4 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 15 (30.00%) CBAP
5 14 (28.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 11 (22.00%) Use Case
7 10 (20.00%) BPMN
7 10 (20.00%) SDLC
8 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.00%) User Stories
9 7 (14.00%) Coaching
10 6 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (12.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Six Sigma
10 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Validation
11 5 (10.00%) UML
11 5 (10.00%) Data Management
11 5 (10.00%) Change Control
12 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
12 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity

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 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.00%) Big Data
1 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Law
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (4.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (84.00%) Analyst
2 37 (74.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Finance Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Business Change Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.00%) Life Science
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) Business Analysis
2 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Business Process Modelling
4 11 (22.00%) Use Case
5 10 (20.00%) BPMN
5 10 (20.00%) SDLC
6 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) Coaching
7 7 (14.00%) Project Management
7 7 (14.00%) User Stories
7 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Six Sigma
8 6 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (10.00%) Change Control
9 5 (10.00%) Data Management
9 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) UML
9 5 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) ISEB
2 15 (30.00%) CBAP
2 15 (30.00%) Degree
3 6 (12.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.00%) Intapp
4 1 (2.00%) WorldPay