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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 135 133 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.22% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.24% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
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£375 £465 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -
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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
3140 2951 2056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.33% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2002 1896 1261
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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 222 167 164
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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 28 August 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
Devon +6 8 £375 +21.95%
Somerset - 4 £375 -
Wiltshire - 3 £415 - 1
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Business Analysis
3 18 (40.91%) User Stories
4 14 (31.82%) Scrum
5 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (20.45%) Open Source
7 9 (20.45%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) Project Management
8 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) User Experience
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.64%) UML
9 6 (13.64%) ISEB
10 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
10 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.09%) Summit
11 4 (9.09%) Use Case
11 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
11 4 (9.09%) ISO 14001
11 4 (9.09%) Finance
12 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
12 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
12 3 (6.82%) .NET
12 3 (6.82%) Banking
12 3 (6.82%) Retail
13 2 (4.55%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Summit
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) User Experience
3 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.55%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Business Analysis
3 18 (40.91%) User Stories
4 14 (31.82%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) Open Source
6 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) UML
7 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.09%) Use Case
10 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.55%) Coaching
10 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
10 2 (4.55%) TDD
10 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.27%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) SAP
1 1 (2.27%) ATG
1 1 (2.27%) hybris
1 1 (2.27%) Demandware