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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 626 625
Rank change year-on-year +55 -1  
Contract jobs citing IIBA 30 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 12
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -26.08% +43.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £47.39 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 £43.43
% change year-on-year - +9.11%  

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 8902 11739 10644
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.83% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5326 7337 6185
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 445 556
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 24 June 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 18 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 24 June 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 +61 29 £425 -5.55% 7
London +13 11 £519 +15.22% 6
South West - 9 £425 -
Wiltshire - 6 £425 -
South East +34 5 £475 -17.39%
Swindon - 5 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £388 -
Leeds - 4 £388 -
Yorkshire - 4 £388 -
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
Berkshire - 2 £475 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £173 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Bristol - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 47 (78.33%) Business Analysis
2 42 (70.00%) ISEB
3 29 (48.33%) Finance
4 27 (45.00%) CBAP
5 24 (40.00%) SDLC
6 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (26.67%) Business Process Modelling
8 15 (25.00%) Use Case
9 14 (23.33%) Degree
10 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.67%) UML
12 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (13.33%) PMI
13 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
14 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
14 7 (11.67%) Confluence
14 7 (11.67%) JIRA
14 7 (11.67%) Banking
14 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
14 7 (11.67%) Translating Business Requirements
15 6 (10.00%) User Stories
15 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
15 6 (10.00%) BPMN
15 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
15 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
15 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
15 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
16 5 (8.33%) Project Management
16 5 (8.33%) Scrum

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 (11.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) NetSuite
2 2 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) LDAP
1 2 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
1 2 (3.33%) IDOL
1 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (93.33%) Analyst
1 56 (93.33%) Business Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Retail Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) PMI
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Derivative
3 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) RIA
3 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Business Analysis
2 24 (40.00%) SDLC
3 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Business Process Modelling
5 15 (25.00%) Use Case
6 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.67%) UML
8 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
8 7 (11.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (10.00%) BPMN
9 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.00%) User Stories
9 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.33%) Project Management
10 5 (8.33%) Scrum
10 5 (8.33%) Wireframes
11 4 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) R
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (70.00%) ISEB
2 27 (45.00%) CBAP
3 14 (23.33%) Degree
4 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.00%) CISA
7 3 (5.00%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) AAT
8 1 (1.67%) ACCA
8 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.67%) CIMA
8 1 (1.67%) CITP
8 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (3.33%) Apttus
4 2 (3.33%) Cognos
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.33%) Siebel
4 2 (3.33%) Trillium
4 2 (3.33%) Vertica
4 2 (3.33%) Zuora
5 1 (1.67%) Infor
5 1 (1.67%) Sage
5 1 (1.67%) Workday
City, London
Lucas Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
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Rate: From £420 to £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago