The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Agile Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 131 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 24 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.58% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.61% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 7
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -
Agile Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

Agile Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Business Analyst across the North West region.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +12 13 £413 +3.12% 4
Manchester -17 10 £400 -11.11% 7
Cumbria - 1 - -
Agile Business Analyst
England

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Agile Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) User Stories
3 22 (44.00%) Business Analysis
4 21 (42.00%) Scrum
5 15 (30.00%) Kanban
6 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (24.00%) UML
7 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (22.00%) Use Case
9 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (20.00%) CRM
10 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
11 8 (16.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Atlassian
12 7 (14.00%) Time Management
12 7 (14.00%) QA
12 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
13 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (10.00%) Web Development
14 5 (10.00%) JIRA
14 5 (10.00%) Open Source
14 5 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
14 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
14 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
15 4 (8.00%) User Experience
15 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
15 4 (8.00%) Retail
15 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
16 3 (6.00%) Banking

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (6.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) CSS
1 3 (6.00%) HTML
1 3 (6.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) User Stories
3 22 (44.00%) Business Analysis
4 21 (42.00%) Scrum
5 15 (30.00%) Kanban
6 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (24.00%) UML
8 11 (22.00%) Use Case
9 10 (20.00%) CRM
10 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.00%) Time Management
11 5 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
11 5 (10.00%) Open Source
11 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.00%) Web Development
12 4 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (6.00%) ETL
13 3 (6.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Java
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) COSHH
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.00%) Tableau
2 3 (6.00%) Talend
2 3 (6.00%) Vertica
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Sage
3 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) SAP