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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 356 442 460
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 274 144 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 111 121
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +86 257 £400 -4.76% 29
London +57 143 £400 -9.09% 14
South East +44 54 £425 +6.25% 6
City of London +22 22 £388 -13.88% 6
Buckinghamshire - 20 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes - 18 £400 -
West Midlands -10 12 £425 +19.71% 2
East of England -12 11 £398 +6.00% 2
North West -4 10 £375 +15.38% 3
South West -35 10 £403 -
Surrey - 10 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +5 8 £375 -6.25% 2
Warwickshire -3 8 - -
Bristol -6 8 £403 -
Manchester -11 7 £375 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +12 6 £430 +22.85% 1
Hampshire -8 6 £375 -18.91%
Scotland -9 6 £465 +18.84% 2
Edinburgh +2 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire +6 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Leeds +1 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Woking - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £398 -
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Watford - 3 £398 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £363 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £363 - 1
Southampton - 3 £365 -
Reading +15 1 £550 +57.14%
Kent -3 1 £425 -

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 546 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (41.76%) Scrum
3 189 (34.62%) User Stories
4 187 (34.25%) Business Analysis
5 144 (26.37%) E-Commerce
6 121 (22.16%) Finance
7 112 (20.51%) UML
8 111 (20.33%) BDD
9 81 (14.84%) Retail
10 80 (14.65%) Use Case
11 77 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (10.99%) JIRA
13 54 (9.89%) User Experience
14 51 (9.34%) TDD
15 48 (8.79%) Publishing
15 48 (8.79%) Project Management
16 45 (8.24%) Kanban
17 44 (8.06%) Waterfall
18 42 (7.69%) MS Visio
19 37 (6.78%) CRM
19 37 (6.78%) Content Management
20 35 (6.41%) ISEB
21 34 (6.23%) CMS
22 33 (6.04%) Degree
23 32 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
23 32 (5.86%) SQL
24 27 (4.95%) Workflow
25 26 (4.76%) Web Development
26 25 (4.58%) Banking
26 25 (4.58%) Business Process Mapping

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (6.23%) CMS
2 12 (2.20%) Drupal
3 10 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.65%) Confluence
5 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.18%) Lync
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 42 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.28%) MS Project
4 2 (0.37%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.37%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) Intranet
2 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.37%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.10%) EDRMS
1 6 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.55%) Big Data
3 3 (0.55%) SAP BI
3 3 (0.55%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.37%) ProClarity
4 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.18%) MS Access
5 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (10.99%) JIRA
2 10 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.37%) MSTest
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 121 (22.16%) Finance
2 81 (14.84%) Retail
3 48 (8.79%) Publishing
4 25 (4.58%) Banking
5 24 (4.40%) Marketing
6 23 (4.21%) Legal
7 14 (2.56%) Law
8 13 (2.38%) Front Office
8 13 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.01%) Local Government
10 10 (1.83%) Automotive
11 8 (1.47%) Investment Banking
12 7 (1.28%) Back Office
13 4 (0.73%) Electronics
14 3 (0.55%) Advertising
14 3 (0.55%) Games
14 3 (0.55%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.66%) Web Services
2 19 (3.48%) HTML
3 12 (2.20%) XML
3 12 (2.20%) J2EE
4 7 (1.28%) .NET
5 5 (0.92%) SOAP
5 5 (0.92%) HTML5
6 4 (0.73%) jQuery
6 4 (0.73%) CSS
7 2 (0.37%) WCF
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 2 (0.37%) NHibernate
7 2 (0.37%) Ajax
7 2 (0.37%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.37%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.37%) AutoMapper
7 2 (0.37%) Fluent NHibernate
7 2 (0.37%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (0.18%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.89%) User Experience
2 24 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.40%) Open Source
3 20 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.11%) iPad
5 12 (2.20%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.92%) Equities
8 5 (0.92%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.73%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.73%) DTV
9 4 (0.73%) New Media
10 3 (0.55%) Online Games
11 2 (0.37%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
1 6 (1.10%) Android
2 4 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (41.76%) Scrum
3 189 (34.62%) User Stories
4 187 (34.25%) Business Analysis
5 144 (26.37%) E-Commerce
6 112 (20.51%) UML
7 111 (20.33%) BDD
8 80 (14.65%) Use Case
9 77 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (9.34%) TDD
11 48 (8.79%) Project Management
12 45 (8.24%) Kanban
13 44 (8.06%) Waterfall
14 37 (6.78%) CRM
14 37 (6.78%) Content Management
15 32 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (4.95%) Workflow
17 26 (4.76%) Web Development
18 25 (4.58%) Business Process Mapping
19 23 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.86%) SQL
2 22 (4.03%) Java
3 8 (1.47%) Scala
4 3 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.37%) PHP
5 2 (0.37%) VBA
6 1 (0.18%) C++
6 1 (0.18%) Python
6 1 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (6.41%) ISEB
2 33 (6.04%) Degree
3 7 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) CBAP
6 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 21 (3.85%) hybris
2 16 (2.93%) ATG
3 9 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.28%) SAP
4 7 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.10%) Siebel
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle
7 4 (0.73%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.55%) Cognos
8 3 (0.55%) Mercator
8 3 (0.55%) Omniture
8 3 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.37%) Capita
9 2 (0.37%) Demandware
9 2 (0.37%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) Sony
10 1 (0.18%) FatWire
10 1 (0.18%) Lagan
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago