The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 118 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 29 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.35% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.37% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 1
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£355 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2901 2680 1922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.88% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1762 1150
Average daily rate £374 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 165 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Agile Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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
Bristol +8 10 £350 -10.82%
Somerset - 7 £355 -
Wiltshire +2 6 £338 -12.90%
Devon - 5 £393 -
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) Business Analysis
3 17 (36.17%) User Stories
4 16 (34.04%) Scrum
5 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
6 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) Web Services
7 9 (19.15%) Open Source
7 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.89%) User Experience
8 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.89%) Finance
9 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
9 6 (12.77%) Use Case
10 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.64%) ISEB
10 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.64%) UML
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.51%) ISO 14001
11 4 (8.51%) Legal
11 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
11 4 (8.51%) Summit
12 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
12 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
12 3 (6.38%) .NET
12 3 (6.38%) CRM
12 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.38%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Summit
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) User Experience
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 1 (2.13%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (68.09%) Business Analysis
3 17 (36.17%) User Stories
4 16 (34.04%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 9 (19.15%) Open Source
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.77%) Use Case
9 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
9 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.64%) UML
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.38%) TDD
10 3 (6.38%) CRM
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) Change Management
10 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (4.26%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) SAP
1 1 (2.13%) ATG
1 1 (2.13%) hybris
1 1 (2.13%) Demandware