The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 53 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.05% 0.21% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.23% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £450 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £450 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
542 440 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.43% 93.42% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 287 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Agile Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) RAD
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (20.00%) Publishing
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Lync
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (6.67%) SaaS
7 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) GIS

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) RAD
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft