Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 819 774 848
Rank change year-on-year -45 +74 -9
Contract jobs citing IIBA 51 60 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.066% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 26
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +1.41%
10th Percentile £344 £346 £321
90th Percentile £525 £599 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £458
% change year-on-year -8.82% -7.10% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
UK median hourly rate £68.83 £50.00 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.66% +5.51% +9.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.83 £50.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year +37.66% +5.51% +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 18,972 18,428 22,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.93% 20.18% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,344 11,378 14,284
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 935 848
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £30.00 £30.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% -1.97% +36.01%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -19.35% -11.43% +55.56%

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 June 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 22 June 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 -58 47 £425 - 8
UK excluding London -36 31 £388 -8.82%
London -46 20 £475 +5.56% 8
South East -28 12 £450 -7.69%
North of England -23 11 £388 -
Yorkshire -16 7 £388 -
North West -22 4 - -
Scotland -39 4 £350 -
South West -4 3 £363 -14.71%
Midlands -5 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 48 (94.12%) Business Analysis
2 30 (58.82%) Finance
3 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (33.33%) ISEB
5 15 (29.41%) CBAP
6 13 (25.49%) Degree
6 13 (25.49%) Use Case
6 13 (25.49%) SDLC
7 12 (23.53%) Business Process Modelling
8 10 (19.61%) BPMN
8 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
9 8 (15.69%) Project Management
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (13.73%) Requirements Engineering
10 7 (13.73%) Change Control
10 7 (13.73%) Coaching
11 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (11.76%) Validation
11 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma
11 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
12 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
12 5 (9.80%) UML
12 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.80%) Data Management
12 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
13 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking

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 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Broadband
1 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Law
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Analyst
2 39 (76.47%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Finance Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Financial Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Business IT Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Financial Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) IT Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) IT Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Service Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Business Finance Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Finance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.92%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (94.12%) Business Analysis
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) SDLC
3 13 (25.49%) Use Case
4 12 (23.53%) Business Process Modelling
5 10 (19.61%) BPMN
5 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
6 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.69%) Project Management
7 7 (13.73%) Change Control
7 7 (13.73%) Coaching
7 7 (13.73%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma
8 6 (11.76%) Validation
9 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Data Management
9 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.80%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) ISEB
2 15 (29.41%) CBAP
3 13 (25.49%) Degree
4 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) BT
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.96%) Intapp
4 1 (1.96%) WorldPay