Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 811 865
Rank change year-on-year -29 +54 +5
Contract jobs citing IIBA 47 72 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.072% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.38% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 19
UK median daily rate £390 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £306 £232 £330
90th Percentile £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
UK median hourly rate £68.83 £42.45 £47.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.16% -11.04% +39.44%
10th Percentile £60.35 £32.86 £47.39
90th Percentile £71.77 £47.03 £57.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.83 £42.45 £47.71
% change year-on-year +62.16% -11.04% +9.85%

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 19,188 18,805 22,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.55% 18.77% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,341 11,479 13,861
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £245 £225 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.58% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 915 829
UK median hourly rate £24.98 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% +3.77% +10.42%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%

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 23 October 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 13 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 23 October 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 -33 41 £425 -5.56% 3
UK excluding London -15 28 £388 -8.82% 2
London -28 18 £425 -10.99% 1
North of England -6 10 £406 +4.84% 2
Yorkshire -3 6 £406 +4.84%
South East -14 6 £500 +11.11%
Midlands -12 5 £340 +54.55%
Scotland - 5 £325 -
North West -10 4 - - 2
West Midlands - 3 £344 -
East Midlands +7 2 £340 +54.55%
East of England +7 1 £260 -43.78%
South West -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 35 (74.47%) Business Analysis
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (46.81%) Finance
4 14 (29.79%) CBAP
5 13 (27.66%) Business Process Modelling
6 12 (25.53%) ISEB
7 11 (23.40%) SDLC
8 10 (21.28%) BPMN
9 9 (19.15%) Degree
9 9 (19.15%) User Stories
10 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.02%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (17.02%) Use Case
10 8 (17.02%) Change Control
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
12 6 (12.77%) Project Management
12 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
12 6 (12.77%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (10.64%) Coaching
13 5 (10.64%) Conceptual Models
13 5 (10.64%) UML
13 5 (10.64%) Banking
13 5 (10.64%) Scrum
14 4 (8.51%) Data Management

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 2 (4.26%) Amazon Alexa
1 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Law
4 4 (8.51%) Legal
5 3 (6.38%) Billing
6 2 (4.26%) Back Office
6 2 (4.26%) Publishing
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
7 1 (2.13%) Automotive
7 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Analyst
2 33 (70.21%) Business Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) Finance Business Analyst
4 11 (23.40%) Financial Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Financial Business Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Service Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Business IT Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) IT Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Change Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Legal Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Process Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Business Analysis
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Business Process Modelling
4 11 (23.40%) SDLC
5 10 (21.28%) BPMN
6 9 (19.15%) User Stories
7 8 (17.02%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (17.02%) Change Control
7 8 (17.02%) Use Case
8 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.77%) Project Management
8 6 (12.77%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
8 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.64%) Coaching
9 5 (10.64%) Conceptual Models
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) CBAP
2 12 (25.53%) ISEB
3 9 (19.15%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) BT
2 2 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.13%) Intapp
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) WorldPay