The table below looks at the statistics for the Agile Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 369 344 429
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +85
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 258 269 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 172 85
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
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

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

Agile Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK.

Agile Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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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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
England -24 241 £400 +3.22% 46
London -15 111 £413 - 26
South East -4 47 £400 +6.66% 6
South West +18 26 £350 -10.25% 2
Hampshire +7 19 £400 - 3
North West -23 16 £330 -14.83% 3
East of England +12 15 £400 +5.26%
City of London 0 14 £423 -3.70% 4
Yorkshire -19 14 £350 -4.10% 5
Bristol +5 12 £350 -8.79%
Leeds -16 12 £350 -6.66% 2
West Yorkshire -16 12 £350 -4.10% 3
Lancashire +13 10 £330 -14.83%
Scotland 0 10 £350 +7.69% 1
Essex - 10 £400 -
Edinburgh +3 9 £350 +7.69%
West Sussex -10 8 £439 +35.00% 1
Berkshire -17 8 £340 -12.25%
Reading +13 7 £340 -17.57%
Wiltshire +2 7 £338 -5.92%
East Midlands -12 6 £475 +11.76% 2
Worthing - 6 £438 -
Southampton - 6 £400 -
Swindon +15 5 £338 +1.88%
Burnley +4 5 £300 -22.58%
Wales -4 5 £425 +13.33%
Milton Keynes - 5 £400 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £330 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £400 - 1
Somerset +20 4 £400 -11.11% 1

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (41.99%) Scrum
3 179 (40.41%) User Stories
4 149 (33.63%) Business Analysis
5 114 (25.73%) Finance
6 76 (17.16%) E-Commerce
7 75 (16.93%) JIRA
8 69 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (15.35%) Waterfall
10 66 (14.90%) Use Case
11 57 (12.87%) Project Management
12 55 (12.42%) BDD
13 54 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
14 52 (11.74%) Web Services
15 48 (10.84%) User Experience
16 44 (9.93%) TDD
17 43 (9.71%) Open Source
18 38 (8.58%) UML
19 32 (7.22%) Workflow
20 28 (6.32%) CRM
20 28 (6.32%) Banking
20 28 (6.32%) Retail
21 27 (6.09%) Kanban
21 27 (6.09%) MS Visio
22 25 (5.64%) Security Cleared
23 22 (4.97%) Confluence
23 22 (4.97%) Requirements Analysis
23 22 (4.97%) Java
24 21 (4.74%) Data Modelling
24 21 (4.74%) Change Management

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (4.97%) Confluence
2 12 (2.71%) CMS
3 7 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) Node.js
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.23%) Liferay
7 1 (0.23%) Jetty
7 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (6.09%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.93%) MS Office
5 1 (0.23%) Mingle
5 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Tridion
2 3 (0.68%) Magento
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) MVNO
2 1 (0.23%) Skype
2 1 (0.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.13%) Big Data
3 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.45%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (16.93%) JIRA
2 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) Subversion
3 2 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.23%) Mocha
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 114 (25.73%) Finance
2 28 (6.32%) Banking
2 28 (6.32%) Retail
3 20 (4.51%) Publishing
4 15 (3.39%) Legal
5 9 (2.03%) Marketing
6 7 (1.58%) Advertising
6 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.35%) Front Office
7 6 (1.35%) Law
7 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.13%) Automotive
8 5 (1.13%) Back Office
8 5 (1.13%) Games
8 5 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.90%) French Language
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.74%) Web Services
2 18 (4.06%) .NET
3 14 (3.16%) HTML
4 11 (2.48%) XML
5 7 (1.58%) JSON
6 6 (1.35%) HTML5
7 5 (1.13%) RESTful
8 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.90%) Middleware
9 3 (0.68%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.23%) Kafka
10 1 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.23%) Spring
10 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.84%) User Experience
3 43 (9.71%) Open Source
4 17 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.81%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.81%) iPad
7 6 (1.35%) New Media
8 5 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.90%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.90%) Equities
9 4 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.68%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.68%) Social Network
11 2 (0.45%) Derivative
11 2 (0.45%) FMCG
11 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.45%) NHS
11 2 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.45%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (41.99%) Scrum
3 179 (40.41%) User Stories
4 149 (33.63%) Business Analysis
5 76 (17.16%) E-Commerce
6 69 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (15.35%) Waterfall
8 66 (14.90%) Use Case
9 57 (12.87%) Project Management
10 55 (12.42%) BDD
11 44 (9.93%) TDD
12 38 (8.58%) UML
13 32 (7.22%) Workflow
14 28 (6.32%) CRM
15 27 (6.09%) Kanban
16 22 (4.97%) Requirements Analysis
17 21 (4.74%) Data Modelling
17 21 (4.74%) Change Management
18 18 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (3.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.97%) Java
2 17 (3.84%) SQL
3 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.13%) Groovy
5 4 (0.90%) Scala
6 3 (0.68%) PHP
6 3 (0.68%) C#
6 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.29%) ISEB
3 13 (2.93%) Degree
4 12 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.71%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.48%) ATG
3 10 (2.26%) SAP
4 8 (1.81%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.58%) Adobe
6 6 (1.35%) Google
7 5 (1.13%) IBM
7 5 (1.13%) hybris
8 4 (0.90%) Pega
8 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.68%) Demandware
9 3 (0.68%) CODA
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle
9 3 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.45%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.45%) Cisco
10 2 (0.45%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.23%) Mercator
11 1 (0.23%) Siemens
11 1 (0.23%) HP
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