The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 371 471 449
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 241 102 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 84 115
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 +110 229 £398 - 35
London +42 105 £400 +0.62% 16
South East +32 46 £400 - 6
Yorkshire +16 18 £369 -7.81% 3
West Yorkshire +14 16 £369 -7.81% 2
North West +2 16 £388 +16.98%
East of England -6 16 £430 +7.50% 6
Buckinghamshire - 16 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 15 £350 -
Leeds +9 14 £363 -9.37% 2
West Midlands -2 14 £375 +0.06% 3
Berkshire +8 12 £409 -0.90%
Midlands - 12 - -
City of London +19 11 £390 -2.50% 1
Manchester +4 10 £393 +16.29%
Surrey - 9 £401 - 1
South West -25 8 £409 +9.00% 1
Warwickshire -1 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire +4 6 £398 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 6 £450 +20.00% 1
Scotland -16 6 - - 1
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Cambridge -6 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Watford - 4 £398 - 1
Slough +4 3 £290 -38.94%
Hampshire -7 3 £365 -8.75% 2
Bristol -20 3 £393 - 1
Reading +2 2 £481 +37.50%
Bedfordshire -22 2 £408 +1.87% 3
Kent - 2 £388 - 1

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 248 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.08%) Scrum
3 192 (37.72%) Business Analysis
4 149 (29.27%) User Stories
5 127 (24.95%) E-Commerce
6 104 (20.43%) Finance
7 102 (20.04%) UML
8 92 (18.07%) Use Case
9 90 (17.68%) BDD
10 76 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 74 (14.54%) Retail
12 57 (11.20%) JIRA
13 52 (10.22%) CRM
14 47 (9.23%) TDD
14 47 (9.23%) Publishing
15 40 (7.86%) Project Management
15 40 (7.86%) Waterfall
16 39 (7.66%) Content Management
17 38 (7.47%) CMS
18 37 (7.27%) MS Visio
18 37 (7.27%) Degree
19 34 (6.68%) Kanban
20 33 (6.48%) ISEB
20 33 (6.48%) SQL
20 33 (6.48%) Business Process Mapping
21 31 (6.09%) B2C
22 30 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
23 27 (5.30%) Web Development
24 26 (5.11%) Java
25 25 (4.91%) Workflow

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 38 (7.47%) CMS
2 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.77%) Drupal
4 7 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.18%) Confluence
6 3 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.39%) Documentum
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 37 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.18%) MS Project
4 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.39%) MS Office
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.79%) Intranet
2 3 (0.59%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.20%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.57%) EDRMS
2 5 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.59%) Big Data
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (11.20%) JIRA
2 8 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) MSTest
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 104 (20.43%) Finance
2 74 (14.54%) Retail
3 47 (9.23%) Publishing
4 23 (4.52%) Marketing
5 21 (4.13%) Banking
6 19 (3.73%) Legal
7 15 (2.95%) Law
8 14 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.96%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.77%) Local Government
11 8 (1.57%) Front Office
12 7 (1.38%) Automotive
12 7 (1.38%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.79%) Electronics
13 4 (0.79%) Advertising
13 4 (0.79%) Back Office
13 4 (0.79%) Games
14 3 (0.59%) Billing
15 2 (0.39%) French Language
16 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.75%) .NET
1 14 (2.75%) J2EE
2 13 (2.55%) HTML
2 13 (2.55%) Web Services
3 9 (1.77%) XML
4 5 (0.98%) SOAP
5 4 (0.79%) jQuery
5 4 (0.79%) HTML5
6 3 (0.59%) CSS
7 2 (0.39%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.39%) AutoMapper
7 2 (0.39%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (0.39%) WCF
7 2 (0.39%) NHibernate
7 2 (0.39%) Ajax
7 2 (0.39%) Fluent NHibernate
7 2 (0.39%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.39%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.32%) Open Source
2 17 (3.34%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.95%) iPad
4 12 (2.36%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.38%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 5 (0.98%) New Media
8 4 (0.79%) Online Games
8 4 (0.79%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.79%) Equities
8 4 (0.79%) DTV
9 3 (0.59%) AS400
9 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.59%) iSeries
9 3 (0.59%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.39%) Derivative
10 2 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.39%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.98%) Android
1 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.08%) Scrum
3 192 (37.72%) Business Analysis
4 149 (29.27%) User Stories
5 127 (24.95%) E-Commerce
6 102 (20.04%) UML
7 92 (18.07%) Use Case
8 90 (17.68%) BDD
9 76 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (10.22%) CRM
11 47 (9.23%) TDD
12 40 (7.86%) Project Management
12 40 (7.86%) Waterfall
13 39 (7.66%) Content Management
14 34 (6.68%) Kanban
15 33 (6.48%) Business Process Mapping
16 31 (6.09%) B2C
17 30 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (5.30%) Web Development
19 25 (4.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.48%) SQL
2 26 (5.11%) Java
3 8 (1.57%) Scala
4 3 (0.59%) PHP
5 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.20%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) C
6 1 (0.20%) C++
6 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (7.27%) Degree
2 33 (6.48%) ISEB
3 6 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.39%) CBAP
5 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.14%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 25 (4.91%) hybris
2 15 (2.95%) ATG
3 9 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (0.98%) SAP
6 3 (0.59%) Siebel
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle
6 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.59%) Omniture
7 2 (0.39%) Demandware
7 2 (0.39%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.39%) Hummingbird
7 2 (0.39%) FatWire
7 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.20%) Mercator
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos
8 1 (0.20%) Endeca
8 1 (0.20%) Lagan
8 1 (0.20%) Capita
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £450 day / to £70K
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 25 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 25 days ago