The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Agile Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 132 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 16 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.68% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
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£330 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +13 10 £330 -14.83%
Manchester -16 4 £388 - 1
Cheshire -11 1 £250 - 2
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Agile Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Agile Business Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) ATG
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) hybris
7 2 (9.09%) JIRA
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Banking
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 2 (9.09%) User Experience
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Digital Media

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Agile Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Agile Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) ATG
1 2 (9.09%) hybris