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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 128 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £298 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £395 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Agile Business Analyst
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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
2908 2733 3154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.59% 91.83% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1667 1349 1588
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 200 216
Average hourly rate £16.92 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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
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 16 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -9 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Cheshire - - - -
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) UML
6 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.00%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) User Stories
7 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
7 7 (21.88%) RAD
8 6 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.50%) Scala
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.50%) Retail
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) J2EE
11 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.38%) JIRA
12 2 (6.25%) Use Case
12 2 (6.25%) jQuery
12 2 (6.25%) SWOT Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) Ajax
12 2 (6.25%) HTML
12 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
12 2 (6.25%) SOA
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) CRM
12 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) Ajax
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Business Analysis
5 9 (28.13%) UML
6 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.00%) BDD
6 8 (25.00%) User Stories
7 7 (21.88%) RAD
8 6 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (6.25%) SWOT Analysis
12 2 (6.25%) Use Case
12 2 (6.25%) CRM
12 2 (6.25%) SOA
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Scala
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared