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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 403 361 449
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +88
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 243 266 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.52% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 198 107
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -36 219 £430 +7.50% 49
London -24 106 £450 +12.50% 18
South East -36 30 £365 -13.60% 9
North West -21 23 £450 +20.00% 5
East of England +9 16 £475 +5.55%
Berkshire +7 15 £340 -22.72% 1
South West 0 15 £375 -6.83% 2
Manchester -12 14 £450 +14.64% 5
Reading +4 12 £353 -35.90% 1
Scotland -5 12 £375 -19.35% 2
Edinburgh -7 12 £375 - 1
Wales -15 12 £425 +13.33% 2
Essex +11 10 £475 +80.95%
West Midlands +5 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire -30 9 £350 -6.66% 8
Devon +16 8 £375 +21.95%
Swansea +6 8 £425 +3.03%
West Wales +4 8 £425 +3.03%
City of London -3 8 £450 +14.64% 3
Surrey -1 7 £400 -11.11% 4
Leeds -29 7 £350 -6.66% 2
West Yorkshire -29 7 £350 -6.66% 3
Colchester - 7 £475 -
Canary Wharf -5 6 £525 +23.52%
Exeter - 6 £385 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £480 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £480 - 1
North East - 6 £480 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £313 -30.55%
East Midlands - 5 £401 - 3

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 507 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (43.00%) Scrum
3 214 (42.21%) User Stories
4 162 (31.95%) Business Analysis
5 99 (19.53%) Finance
6 78 (15.38%) JIRA
6 78 (15.38%) Use Case
7 76 (14.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (14.00%) Waterfall
9 69 (13.61%) E-Commerce
10 68 (13.41%) BDD
11 60 (11.83%) TDD
12 54 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (10.06%) User Experience
14 49 (9.66%) Project Management
15 42 (8.28%) Kanban
16 41 (8.09%) SDLC
17 38 (7.50%) Security Cleared
17 38 (7.50%) Web Services
18 36 (7.10%) UML
18 36 (7.10%) Banking
19 34 (6.71%) Open Source
20 32 (6.31%) Retail
20 32 (6.31%) Workflow
21 29 (5.72%) ISEB
21 29 (5.72%) Software Delivery
22 28 (5.52%) MS Visio
22 28 (5.52%) Data Modelling
23 27 (5.33%) QA
24 26 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (4.93%) Confluence
2 13 (2.56%) CMS
3 10 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (0.79%) Node.js
6 3 (0.59%) Drupal
6 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.20%) WordPress
8 1 (0.20%) Jetty
8 1 (0.20%) Magnolia
Applications
1 28 (5.52%) MS Visio
2 21 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (3.75%) MS Excel
4 13 (2.56%) MS Office
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.38%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) Summit
2 4 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.59%) Tridion
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.39%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.58%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) DSL
3 1 (0.20%) Skype
3 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.99%) MS Access
4 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.79%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.79%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.59%) Big Data
7 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.20%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 78 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.79%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) JBehave
4 1 (0.20%) Mocha
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Redmine
4 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 99 (19.53%) Finance
2 36 (7.10%) Banking
3 32 (6.31%) Retail
4 19 (3.75%) Publishing
5 15 (2.96%) Legal
6 14 (2.76%) Marketing
7 10 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.78%) Law
9 7 (1.38%) Front Office
9 7 (1.38%) Advertising
10 6 (1.18%) Games
11 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.59%) Electronics
12 3 (0.59%) Automotive
12 3 (0.59%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (7.50%) Web Services
2 15 (2.96%) .NET
3 12 (2.37%) XML
4 10 (1.97%) Gherkin
5 8 (1.58%) HTML
6 7 (1.38%) Middleware
7 4 (0.79%) HTML5
8 3 (0.59%) RESTful
8 3 (0.59%) JSON
8 3 (0.59%) XSD
8 3 (0.59%) Sass
8 3 (0.59%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.39%) CSS
9 2 (0.39%) CSS3
10 1 (0.20%) Kafka
10 1 (0.20%) Velocity
10 1 (0.20%) FpML
10 1 (0.20%) Spring
10 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.06%) User Experience
3 17 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.58%) Derivative
6 7 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.18%) iPad
7 6 (1.18%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.59%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.59%) Equities
8 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.59%) DTV
9 2 (0.39%) NHS
9 2 (0.39%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.39%) Equity Risk
9 2 (0.39%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (43.00%) Scrum
3 214 (42.21%) User Stories
4 162 (31.95%) Business Analysis
5 78 (15.38%) Use Case
6 76 (14.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 69 (13.61%) E-Commerce
9 68 (13.41%) BDD
10 60 (11.83%) TDD
11 49 (9.66%) Project Management
12 42 (8.28%) Kanban
13 41 (8.09%) SDLC
14 36 (7.10%) UML
15 34 (6.71%) Open Source
16 32 (6.31%) Workflow
17 29 (5.72%) Software Delivery
18 28 (5.52%) Data Modelling
19 26 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
20 25 (4.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.93%) SQL
2 18 (3.55%) Java
3 9 (1.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.38%) PHP
5 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.59%) Scala
6 2 (0.39%) VBA
6 2 (0.39%) C
7 1 (0.20%) C#
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.72%) ISEB
3 24 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.96%) Degree
5 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) PMP
6 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) IIBA
7 1 (0.20%) CBAP
7 1 (0.20%) APMP
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.33%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) SLA
3 4 (0.79%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.79%) 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 13 (2.56%) Google
2 10 (1.97%) SAP
2 10 (1.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.78%) Adobe
4 8 (1.58%) Oracle
4 8 (1.58%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.38%) IBM
6 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.79%) hybris
7 4 (0.79%) ATG
7 4 (0.79%) Pega
8 3 (0.59%) CODA
8 3 (0.59%) Demandware
9 2 (0.39%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) Tableau
10 1 (0.20%) Ektron
10 1 (0.20%) Twitter
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