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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 383 373 480
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +107
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 258 246 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 176 82
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£413 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.31% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 - -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -23 238 £413 +4.43% 42
London +16 128 £425 +6.25% 15
South East -17 40 £375 -6.25% 5
South West +1 17 £375 -8.25% 6
North West -27 16 £375 -3.22% 6
Berkshire +8 15 £340 -16.81% 1
Reading +8 12 £353 -26.75%
East of England -3 12 £450 +4.04%
City of London -9 12 £475 +22.58% 4
Wales +3 11 £425 +21.25% 1
Essex +3 10 £450 -
Hampshire -1 9 £375 +2.73%
Edinburgh -5 9 £375 - 2
Scotland -7 9 £375 - 2
Yorkshire -33 9 £350 -5.08% 5
Swansea +8 8 £425 +13.33%
West Wales +5 8 £425 +13.33%
West Midlands -3 7 £400 +6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £400 +14.28%
Milton Keynes -15 6 £400 +14.28%
Leeds -32 6 £350 -3.44% 3
West Yorkshire -34 6 £350 -5.08% 3
Devon +4 5 £393 +27.64%
Wiltshire +4 5 £375 -3.22% 3
Surrey -7 5 £400 +2.56% 3
Manchester -13 5 £450 +14.64% 2
North East -22 5 £480 -
Cheshire - 5 £375 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £480 -
Somerset - 5 £355 -

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 502 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (43.82%) Scrum
3 206 (41.04%) User Stories
4 171 (34.06%) Business Analysis
5 106 (21.12%) Finance
6 77 (15.34%) JIRA
7 74 (14.74%) Use Case
7 74 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (13.94%) E-Commerce
9 68 (13.55%) Waterfall
10 61 (12.15%) BDD
11 57 (11.35%) TDD
12 53 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (10.36%) Project Management
14 43 (8.57%) UML
14 43 (8.57%) SDLC
14 43 (8.57%) User Experience
15 40 (7.97%) Workflow
16 39 (7.77%) Web Services
16 39 (7.77%) Security Cleared
17 36 (7.17%) Kanban
18 35 (6.97%) Open Source
19 32 (6.37%) Banking
20 30 (5.98%) Retail
21 28 (5.58%) Requirements Analysis
21 28 (5.58%) SQL
21 28 (5.58%) CRM
22 26 (5.18%) MS Visio
22 26 (5.18%) Migration
23 24 (4.78%) Change Management

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (4.78%) Confluence
2 15 (2.99%) CMS
3 9 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.60%) Drupal
7 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Node.js
9 1 (0.20%) Liferay
9 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 26 (5.18%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 12 (2.39%) MS Office
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Summit
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.60%) Tridion
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.40%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.59%) Internet
2 3 (0.60%) HTTP
3 2 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.20%) Skype
4 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.00%) MS Access
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.80%) Big Data
6 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.40%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (15.34%) JIRA
2 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) Mocha
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
General
1 106 (21.12%) Finance
2 32 (6.37%) Banking
3 30 (5.98%) Retail
4 17 (3.39%) Legal
5 15 (2.99%) Publishing
6 13 (2.59%) Marketing
7 12 (2.39%) Law
8 7 (1.39%) Advertising
8 7 (1.39%) Games
8 7 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.39%) Front Office
8 7 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.00%) Back Office
11 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 3 (0.60%) Automotive
11 3 (0.60%) French Language
11 3 (0.60%) German Language
12 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.77%) Web Services
2 18 (3.59%) .NET
3 13 (2.59%) HTML
4 10 (1.99%) XML
5 7 (1.39%) Gherkin
6 6 (1.20%) HTML5
7 5 (1.00%) JSON
8 4 (0.80%) RESTful
8 4 (0.80%) Middleware
8 4 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.20%) CSS
9 1 (0.20%) Spring
9 1 (0.20%) Kafka
9 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.20%) Velocity
9 1 (0.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.57%) User Experience
3 21 (4.18%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.59%) iPad
5 8 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.20%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.00%) Derivative
7 5 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.80%) New Media
8 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.60%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.60%) DTV
9 3 (0.60%) Equities
10 2 (0.40%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.40%) NHS
10 2 (0.40%) FMCG
10 2 (0.40%) Social Network
10 2 (0.40%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.40%) Android
3 1 (0.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (43.82%) Scrum
3 206 (41.04%) User Stories
4 171 (34.06%) Business Analysis
5 74 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (14.74%) Use Case
6 70 (13.94%) E-Commerce
7 68 (13.55%) Waterfall
8 61 (12.15%) BDD
9 57 (11.35%) TDD
10 52 (10.36%) Project Management
11 43 (8.57%) UML
11 43 (8.57%) SDLC
12 40 (7.97%) Workflow
13 36 (7.17%) Kanban
14 35 (6.97%) Open Source
15 28 (5.58%) Requirements Analysis
15 28 (5.58%) CRM
16 26 (5.18%) Migration
17 24 (4.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.58%) SQL
2 19 (3.78%) Java
3 6 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.80%) PHP
5 3 (0.60%) C#
5 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.40%) C
6 2 (0.40%) Groovy
6 2 (0.40%) Scala
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.78%) ISEB
3 21 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.19%) Degree
5 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) IIBA
6 1 (0.20%) CBAP
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.98%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) SLA
3 4 (0.80%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
4 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (2.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (1.99%) Atlassian
3 9 (1.79%) Google
4 8 (1.59%) Adobe
4 8 (1.59%) SAP
5 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.20%) ATG
6 5 (1.00%) IBM
6 5 (1.00%) Oracle
7 4 (0.80%) Pega
8 3 (0.60%) CODA
8 3 (0.60%) hybris
8 3 (0.60%) Demandware
9 2 (0.40%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.20%) Ektron
10 1 (0.20%) Mercator
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