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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 374 344 434
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +90
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 254 268 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.54% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 166 80
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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 £320 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -3.22%
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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 -20 238 £400 - 39
London -25 114 £411 -0.30% 13
South East -3 40 £400 - 14
South West +26 29 £350 -5.72%
Hampshire +2 18 £400 -11.11% 5
East of England +12 16 £399 +5.00% 2
North West -19 14 £388 - 3
City of London +6 13 £400 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire -14 13 £375 +1.35% 3
Bristol +6 11 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -8 10 £350 -5.40% 2
Leeds -9 10 £350 -6.66% 1
Essex - 10 £400 - 1
Wiltshire +16 9 £344 -1.78%
Berkshire -14 9 £338 -19.64%
Lancashire +6 8 £360 -8.57%
Scotland +1 8 £350 +7.69% 1
East Midlands -13 7 £500 +17.64% 3
Edinburgh -14 7 £350 +7.69%
Plymouth - 7 £400 -
Devon - 7 £400 -
Swindon +18 6 £338 +22.72%
Surrey +2 6 £388 +1.30% 5
Southampton - 6 £400 -
Reading 0 5 £365 -14.11%
Northampton -9 5 £525 +23.52% 1
Northamptonshire -10 5 £525 +23.52% 1
Wales -12 5 £425 +13.33%
West Sussex - 5 £440 -
Burnley +6 4 £425 +6.25%

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 430 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (41.16%) User Stories
3 176 (40.93%) Scrum
4 148 (34.42%) Business Analysis
5 109 (25.35%) Finance
6 76 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (16.98%) JIRA
8 68 (15.81%) Waterfall
9 64 (14.88%) Use Case
9 64 (14.88%) E-Commerce
10 58 (13.49%) Project Management
11 54 (12.56%) BDD
11 54 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (11.16%) Web Services
13 44 (10.23%) Open Source
13 44 (10.23%) User Experience
14 41 (9.53%) TDD
15 38 (8.84%) UML
16 30 (6.98%) Banking
17 29 (6.74%) Workflow
17 29 (6.74%) Kanban
18 27 (6.28%) CRM
19 26 (6.05%) MS Visio
19 26 (6.05%) Retail
19 26 (6.05%) Security Cleared
20 23 (5.35%) ISEB
21 22 (5.12%) Data Modelling
21 22 (5.12%) Java
21 22 (5.12%) Change Management
21 22 (5.12%) Requirements Analysis

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 21 (4.88%) Confluence
2 12 (2.79%) CMS
3 7 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (6.05%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.72%) MS Office
4 15 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Mingle
5 1 (0.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Tridion
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) MVNO
2 1 (0.23%) Skype
2 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.63%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.93%) Big Data
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.47%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 73 (16.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.47%) Subversion
3 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
General
1 109 (25.35%) Finance
2 30 (6.98%) Banking
3 26 (6.05%) Retail
4 18 (4.19%) Publishing
5 17 (3.95%) Legal
6 8 (1.86%) Front Office
7 7 (1.63%) Law
7 7 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.63%) Marketing
8 6 (1.40%) Back Office
9 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.16%) Advertising
9 5 (1.16%) Automotive
10 4 (0.93%) French Language
10 4 (0.93%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.16%) Web Services
2 15 (3.49%) HTML
2 15 (3.49%) .NET
3 11 (2.56%) XML
4 6 (1.40%) JSON
4 6 (1.40%) RESTful
4 6 (1.40%) HTML5
5 5 (1.16%) Middleware
5 5 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (10.23%) Open Source
2 44 (10.23%) User Experience
3 21 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.86%) iPad
5 8 (1.86%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.40%) New Media
6 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.40%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.16%) Equities
8 4 (0.93%) NHS
8 4 (0.93%) Social Network
8 4 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.70%) Derivative
9 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.47%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (41.16%) User Stories
3 176 (40.93%) Scrum
4 148 (34.42%) Business Analysis
5 76 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (15.81%) Waterfall
7 64 (14.88%) Use Case
7 64 (14.88%) E-Commerce
8 58 (13.49%) Project Management
9 54 (12.56%) BDD
10 41 (9.53%) TDD
11 38 (8.84%) UML
12 29 (6.74%) Workflow
12 29 (6.74%) Kanban
13 27 (6.28%) CRM
14 22 (5.12%) Data Modelling
14 22 (5.12%) Change Management
14 22 (5.12%) Requirements Analysis
15 20 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (3.95%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.12%) Java
2 17 (3.95%) SQL
3 7 (1.63%) Groovy
4 6 (1.40%) Scala
4 6 (1.40%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.93%) C#
6 3 (0.70%) C
6 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.35%) ISEB
3 12 (2.79%) Degree
3 12 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.23%) PMP
5 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.79%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) FATCA
2 1 (0.23%) COREP
Vendors
1 16 (3.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.33%) ATG
3 9 (2.09%) SAP
4 7 (1.63%) Adobe
4 7 (1.63%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.16%) Google
6 4 (0.93%) IBM
6 4 (0.93%) Pega
6 4 (0.93%) hybris
7 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle
8 2 (0.47%) CODA
8 2 (0.47%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.47%) Demandware
9 1 (0.23%) Ektron
9 1 (0.23%) Mercator
9 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft
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