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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 372 366 438
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +72
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 258 247 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 165 91
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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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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 -20 248 £400 - 31
London 0 122 £425 +2.40% 14
South East -9 42 £400 +6.66% 6
South West +11 30 £350 -15.66% 1
Hampshire +11 16 £400 - 2
North West -22 14 £330 -14.83% 1
Yorkshire -29 14 £350 -4.10%
City of London -8 13 £500 +17.64% 3
East of England +1 12 £400 -6.97% 2
Bristol +8 11 £350 -12.22%
West Yorkshire -30 11 £350 -4.10%
Leeds -32 11 £350 -4.10%
Essex - 10 £400 -
Lancashire +9 9 £328 -15.48%
West Sussex -4 8 £439 +35.00%
Somerset - 7 £355 -
Swindon +7 6 £338 -12.90%
Wiltshire 0 6 £338 -12.90%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 6 £480 -
Tyne and Wear -16 6 £480 -
North East -17 6 £480 -
Worthing - 6 £438 -
Reading +10 5 £340 -29.35% 1
Berkshire +6 5 £340 +8.36% 1
Scotland +3 5 £375 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £400 +15.94%
Milton Keynes 0 5 £400 +15.94%
Surrey -14 5 £400 +2.56% 1
Devon - 5 £393 -
Southampton - 5 £375 -

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 461 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (44.47%) Scrum
3 185 (40.13%) User Stories
4 157 (34.06%) Business Analysis
5 104 (22.56%) Finance
6 79 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 75 (16.27%) JIRA
8 74 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 68 (14.75%) Use Case
10 59 (12.80%) Waterfall
11 54 (11.71%) BDD
12 53 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (11.06%) TDD
14 49 (10.63%) Project Management
15 45 (9.76%) UML
16 43 (9.33%) Workflow
17 42 (9.11%) User Experience
18 40 (8.68%) SDLC
19 37 (8.03%) Web Services
20 33 (7.16%) Open Source
21 32 (6.94%) CRM
22 31 (6.72%) Security Cleared
23 29 (6.29%) Retail
24 28 (6.07%) Banking
24 28 (6.07%) Kanban
24 28 (6.07%) Requirements Analysis
25 27 (5.86%) MS Visio
26 26 (5.64%) SQL
27 25 (5.42%) Migration
28 23 (4.99%) Change Management

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (4.77%) Confluence
2 13 (2.82%) CMS
3 8 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.43%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) Jetty
8 1 (0.22%) Node.js
8 1 (0.22%) Liferay
Applications
1 27 (5.86%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.82%) MS Office
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Mingle
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Summit
1 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.65%) Magento
2 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.65%) Tridion
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.43%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) Internet
2 5 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.22%) Skype
3 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.08%) Big Data
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.87%) MS Access
5 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.43%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 75 (16.27%) JIRA
2 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) Mocha
4 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 104 (22.56%) Finance
2 29 (6.29%) Retail
3 28 (6.07%) Banking
4 20 (4.34%) Legal
5 19 (4.12%) Publishing
6 12 (2.60%) Marketing
6 12 (2.60%) Law
7 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.52%) Advertising
8 7 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.08%) Front Office
10 5 (1.08%) Back Office
10 5 (1.08%) Games
10 5 (1.08%) French Language
11 4 (0.87%) Automotive
12 3 (0.65%) Electronics
12 3 (0.65%) German Language
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.03%) Web Services
2 21 (4.56%) .NET
3 15 (3.25%) HTML
4 10 (2.17%) XML
5 7 (1.52%) JSON
6 6 (1.30%) RESTful
6 6 (1.30%) HTML5
7 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.87%) Middleware
8 3 (0.65%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.22%) Kafka
9 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.22%) Spring
9 1 (0.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.11%) User Experience
3 19 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.17%) iPad
6 8 (1.74%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.30%) New Media
8 5 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.87%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.65%) Equities
10 3 (0.65%) DTV
11 2 (0.43%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.43%) FMCG
11 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.43%) NHS
11 2 (0.43%) Social Network
11 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.43%) Android
2 1 (0.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (44.47%) Scrum
3 185 (40.13%) User Stories
4 157 (34.06%) Business Analysis
5 79 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 74 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (14.75%) Use Case
8 59 (12.80%) Waterfall
9 54 (11.71%) BDD
10 51 (11.06%) TDD
11 49 (10.63%) Project Management
12 45 (9.76%) UML
13 43 (9.33%) Workflow
14 40 (8.68%) SDLC
15 33 (7.16%) Open Source
16 32 (6.94%) CRM
17 28 (6.07%) Kanban
17 28 (6.07%) Requirements Analysis
18 25 (5.42%) Migration
19 23 (4.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.64%) SQL
2 22 (4.77%) Java
3 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.87%) Groovy
4 4 (0.87%) Scala
5 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.65%) PHP
5 3 (0.65%) C
5 3 (0.65%) C#
6 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.99%) ISEB
3 14 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.39%) Degree
5 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) CBAP
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.69%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.87%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.95%) SAP
2 9 (1.95%) Google
3 8 (1.74%) Atlassian
3 8 (1.74%) ATG
4 7 (1.52%) Adobe
5 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.08%) IBM
6 5 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.08%) Oracle
7 4 (0.87%) Pega
8 3 (0.65%) CODA
8 3 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.65%) hybris
8 3 (0.65%) Demandware
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.22%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.22%) Ektron
10 1 (0.22%) Mercator
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