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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 369 398 465
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +67
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 254 175 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 126 78
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£413 £401 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £503 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +24 241 £420 +3.70% 32
London +21 132 £410 -6.81% 14
South East +2 57 £440 +17.33% 6
City of London +18 22 £400 -13.51% 5
West Midlands -2 14 £413 +14.58% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £375 -
Milton Keynes -6 10 £375 -
Birmingham 0 9 £425 +16.43%
Yorkshire -8 9 £400 +23.07% 2
North West -13 9 £393 +4.66% 4
Oxfordshire - 9 £468 -
Surrey -10 8 £450 +20.00% 2
Oxford - 8 £490 -
South West - 8 £365 - 3
Berkshire +8 7 £364 +3.92% 2
West Yorkshire -12 7 £415 +27.69% 2
Wales -21 7 £373 +43.26% 1
Leeds -10 6 £415 +27.69% 2
Manchester -13 6 £375 - 2
East of England -18 6 £338 -20.58% 2
Bristol - 6 £428 - 1
Hampshire -16 5 £375 -18.91% 1
West Sussex - 5 £450 -
Woking +1 4 £450 +20.00%
Scotland +2 3 £465 +36.26% 1
Slough -5 3 £308 - 1
Warwickshire -13 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £440 -
Horsham - 3 £425 -
East Midlands 0 2 - -

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 500 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.80%) Scrum
3 184 (36.80%) User Stories
4 170 (34.00%) Business Analysis
5 125 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 121 (24.20%) Finance
7 97 (19.40%) BDD
8 84 (16.80%) UML
9 60 (12.00%) Retail
10 57 (11.40%) Use Case
10 57 (11.40%) Project Management
11 55 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (11.00%) JIRA
12 50 (10.00%) Kanban
13 48 (9.60%) Publishing
14 44 (8.80%) Waterfall
15 43 (8.60%) TDD
16 39 (7.80%) User Experience
17 38 (7.60%) MS Visio
18 34 (6.80%) Web Services
19 33 (6.60%) Web Development
20 31 (6.20%) CMS
21 28 (5.60%) CRM
21 28 (5.60%) Content Management
21 28 (5.60%) Banking
22 27 (5.40%) SQL
23 26 (5.20%) Open Source
24 25 (5.00%) Workflow
25 24 (4.80%) ISEB
26 23 (4.60%) PRINCE2

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (6.20%) CMS
2 9 (1.80%) Confluence
3 6 (1.20%) Drupal
4 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) Lync
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 38 (7.60%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) MS Office
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.60%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) IaaS
2 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.60%) HTTP
2 2 (0.40%) Internet
2 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.60%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.60%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.60%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.40%) ProClarity
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 55 (11.00%) JIRA
2 12 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.40%) MSTest
4 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.20%) RSpec
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 121 (24.20%) Finance
2 60 (12.00%) Retail
3 48 (9.60%) Publishing
4 28 (5.60%) Banking
5 23 (4.60%) Legal
6 19 (3.80%) Marketing
7 15 (3.00%) Automotive
8 12 (2.40%) Front Office
9 11 (2.20%) Law
9 11 (2.20%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.00%) Local Government
11 9 (1.80%) Back Office
12 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
13 7 (1.40%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.60%) French Language
14 3 (0.60%) Electronics
14 3 (0.60%) Advertising
15 2 (0.40%) Games
16 1 (0.20%) Billing
16 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.80%) Web Services
2 19 (3.80%) HTML
3 12 (2.40%) XML
4 7 (1.40%) .NET
5 5 (1.00%) HTML5
6 4 (0.80%) J2EE
6 4 (0.80%) jQuery
7 3 (0.60%) RESTful
7 3 (0.60%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) CSS
8 2 (0.40%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.40%) WCF
8 2 (0.40%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (0.40%) Ajax
8 2 (0.40%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (0.40%) AutoMapper
8 2 (0.40%) Fluent NHibernate
9 1 (0.20%) Spring
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.80%) User Experience
2 26 (5.20%) Open Source
3 17 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.60%) iPad
5 9 (1.80%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.80%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.60%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.80%) Equities
8 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.80%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.80%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.80%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.60%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.60%) DTV
10 2 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.80%) Android
1 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (40.80%) Scrum
3 184 (36.80%) User Stories
4 170 (34.00%) Business Analysis
5 125 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 97 (19.40%) BDD
7 84 (16.80%) UML
8 57 (11.40%) Use Case
8 57 (11.40%) Project Management
9 55 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (10.00%) Kanban
11 44 (8.80%) Waterfall
12 43 (8.60%) TDD
13 33 (6.60%) Web Development
14 28 (5.60%) CRM
14 28 (5.60%) Content Management
15 25 (5.00%) Workflow
16 23 (4.60%) PRINCE2
16 23 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (4.60%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.40%) SQL
2 14 (2.80%) Java
3 6 (1.20%) Scala
4 3 (0.60%) Groovy
4 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.40%) PHP
6 1 (0.20%) Ruby
6 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.20%) VBA
6 1 (0.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (4.80%) ISEB
2 20 (4.00%) Degree
3 7 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) CBAP
6 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) COREP
Vendors
1 12 (2.40%) ATG
2 11 (2.20%) hybris
3 9 (1.80%) SAP
4 7 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.40%) Oracle
5 6 (1.20%) Siebel
6 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.00%) Mercator
7 4 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.60%) Omniture
8 3 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.60%) Cognos
9 2 (0.40%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.20%) Demandware
10 1 (0.20%) Lagan
10 1 (0.20%) Capita
10 1 (0.20%) Pega
10 1 (0.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.20%) Sony
10 1 (0.20%) Perforce
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