The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Agile Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Business Analyst
UK
Rank 390 392 443
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +51
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 213 242 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 201 152
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 203 £425 +0.89% 37
London +13 106 £475 +5.55% 20
West Midlands +21 23 £450 +12.50% 1
Coventry +7 19 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire +20 16 £408 +8.66% 7
South West -1 13 £350 -6.66% 3
South East -3 13 £383 +2.00% 2
West Yorkshire +25 10 £388 - 5
North West +3 10 £375 -6.25%
East of England +5 9 £400 -16.66% 4
City of London -2 9 £413 -2.94% 3
East Midlands +11 8 £400 -5.88%
Bristol -2 7 £350 -3.44% 2
Leeds +9 6 £463 - 4
Edinburgh +8 6 £350 -12.50%
Scotland +8 6 £350 -6.66%
Northamptonshire -1 4 £425 +6.25%
Manchester -2 4 £375 -6.25%
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Midlands - 4 - -
Cheshire +15 3 £345 -23.44%
Surrey +12 3 £350 -3.44%
Berkshire +11 3 £371 +12.50%
Sheffield +4 3 £425 -5.55% 2
South Yorkshire 0 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Northampton - 3 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 - 3
North Yorkshire +13 2 £400 -
York +12 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire +2 2 £388 +6.89% 1

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Agile Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 492 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (58.33%) Scrum
3 226 (45.93%) User Stories
4 147 (29.88%) Business Analysis
5 123 (25.00%) Finance
6 107 (21.75%) User Experience
7 86 (17.48%) Kanban
8 83 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 65 (13.21%) BDD
10 59 (11.99%) SDLC
10 59 (11.99%) E-Commerce
10 59 (11.99%) JIRA
11 50 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (9.76%) Waterfall
12 48 (9.76%) Project Management
13 46 (9.35%) Web Services
14 40 (8.13%) Banking
15 38 (7.72%) Retail
15 38 (7.72%) Wireframes
16 35 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (6.91%) UML
17 34 (6.91%) Use Case
18 33 (6.71%) Open Source
19 32 (6.50%) Confluence
20 29 (5.89%) TDD
20 29 (5.89%) XML
21 28 (5.69%) Service Design
22 23 (4.67%) Process Improvement
22 23 (4.67%) SQL
22 23 (4.67%) ISEB

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (6.50%) Confluence
2 17 (3.46%) CMS
3 3 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.61%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) Mule
5 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (3.25%) MS Visio
2 12 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.63%) MS Office
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) SaaS
1 5 (1.02%) Trello
2 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) Internet
2 2 (0.41%) Intranet
2 2 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) IMAP
3 1 (0.20%) LAN
3 1 (0.20%) LDAP
3 1 (0.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.02%) Big Data
3 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (11.99%) JIRA
2 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.20%) Xcode
4 1 (0.20%) YouTrack
General
1 123 (25.00%) Finance
2 40 (8.13%) Banking
3 38 (7.72%) Retail
4 20 (4.07%) Publishing
5 18 (3.66%) Marketing
6 13 (2.64%) Legal
7 11 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.03%) Front Office
9 9 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.02%) Advertising
10 5 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.81%) Back Office
11 4 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Electronics
12 3 (0.61%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.35%) Web Services
2 29 (5.89%) XML
3 10 (2.03%) Gherkin
4 8 (1.63%) CSS
4 8 (1.63%) HTML
5 6 (1.22%) Velocity
6 5 (1.02%) RESTful
7 3 (0.61%) JSON
8 2 (0.41%) Node.js
9 1 (0.20%) .NET
9 1 (0.20%) GWT
9 1 (0.20%) REST
9 1 (0.20%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.20%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 107 (21.75%) User Experience
2 50 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.05%) Fintech
3 15 (3.05%) Minimum Viable Product
4 11 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.83%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.83%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.02%) iPad
8 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.02%) Social Media
9 2 (0.41%) Derivative
9 2 (0.41%) EPoS
9 2 (0.41%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.41%) Social Network
10 1 (0.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) Android
1 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.20%) Linux
1 1 (0.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (58.33%) Scrum
3 226 (45.93%) User Stories
4 147 (29.88%) Business Analysis
5 86 (17.48%) Kanban
6 83 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (13.21%) BDD
8 59 (11.99%) E-Commerce
8 59 (11.99%) SDLC
9 48 (9.76%) Project Management
9 48 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 38 (7.72%) Wireframes
11 35 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (6.91%) UML
12 34 (6.91%) Use Case
13 33 (6.71%) Open Source
14 29 (5.89%) TDD
15 28 (5.69%) Service Design
16 23 (4.67%) Process Improvement
17 20 (4.07%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.67%) SQL
2 5 (1.02%) Java
3 3 (0.61%) PHP
4 2 (0.41%) C
4 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.41%) R
4 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.20%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.20%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (4.67%) ISEB
2 21 (4.27%) Degree
2 21 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.27%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.81%) MiFID
4 2 (0.41%) EMIR
4 2 (0.41%) SEPA
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.20%) Kibana
1 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (4.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.66%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.24%) Oracle
4 4 (0.81%) SAP
5 3 (0.61%) Splunk
5 3 (0.61%) Tableau
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe
6 2 (0.41%) ATG
6 2 (0.41%) Google
6 2 (0.41%) hybris
6 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.41%) Workday
7 1 (0.20%) Apple
7 1 (0.20%) IBM
7 1 (0.20%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.20%) Sage
7 1 (0.20%) Tealium
7 1 (0.20%) Teradata
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