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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 383 426 437
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 251 186 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 157 97
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.10%
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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 228 £419 +4.68% 60
London +32 114 £450 +12.50% 32
South East +5 31 £375 -4.76% 6
North West +6 28 £400 +3.89% 7
North East -1 19 £438 +75.00%
South West +14 17 £375 -9.85% 2
Manchester +1 17 £400 +6.66% 6
Edinburgh - 17 £400 -
Scotland - 17 £400 - 3
Tyne and Wear -15 14 £410 +64.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 14 £410 +64.00%
Berkshire +4 10 £330 -16.45% 3
Cheshire +2 10 £450 +16.88% 1
City of London +30 8 £425 +6.25% 8
Bristol +3 8 £356 -12.46% 2
Hampshire +9 7 £375 -11.76%
Reading -4 7 £330 -23.69%
Wales -7 7 £400 +6.66%
East of England +2 6 £465 +8.13%
Cardiff -6 6 £425 +13.33%
Surrey -8 6 £363 +20.83% 1
South Wales -9 6 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire -27 6 £388 +8.77% 8
Knutsford - 5 £450 -
Somerset +4 4 £400 -
East Midlands -16 4 £450 - 1
West Midlands -21 4 £425 +18.05% 4
Warrington -8 3 £350 -9.09%
West Yorkshire -14 3 £388 +12.31% 5
Leeds -15 3 £388 +12.31% 4

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 480 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (42.50%) User Stories
3 189 (39.38%) Scrum
4 145 (30.21%) Business Analysis
5 96 (20.00%) Finance
6 77 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (14.38%) Waterfall
8 68 (14.17%) Kanban
9 66 (13.75%) BDD
10 62 (12.92%) User Experience
10 62 (12.92%) Banking
11 52 (10.83%) E-Commerce
12 47 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (9.58%) TDD
14 42 (8.75%) Use Case
15 41 (8.54%) Web Services
16 39 (8.13%) UML
17 38 (7.92%) Retail
17 38 (7.92%) JIRA
18 37 (7.71%) SDLC
19 33 (6.88%) ISEB
20 32 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
21 28 (5.83%) Software Delivery
22 27 (5.63%) Project Management
23 25 (5.21%) MS Visio
24 24 (5.00%) Java
24 24 (5.00%) Open Source
25 23 (4.79%) Confluence
25 23 (4.79%) SQL
25 23 (4.79%) Data Modelling

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (4.79%) Confluence
2 13 (2.71%) CMS
3 7 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.83%) Apache
5 4 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.63%) Node.js
7 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.42%) JBoss
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.42%) SAS
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 25 (5.21%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.46%) MS Office
4 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.63%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) DNS
2 1 (0.21%) Network Security
2 1 (0.21%) VoIP
2 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.83%) Big Data
2 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.83%) MySQL
3 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.42%) SAP BI
3 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.21%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.21%) DataStage
4 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.21%) MS Access
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.21%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (7.92%) JIRA
2 4 (0.83%) CA Gen
3 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.21%) Redmine
4 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
General
1 96 (20.00%) Finance
2 62 (12.92%) Banking
3 38 (7.92%) Retail
4 21 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.50%) Publishing
7 11 (2.29%) Front Office
7 11 (2.29%) Games
8 9 (1.88%) Marketing
9 6 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.83%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Advertising
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.54%) Web Services
2 20 (4.17%) XML
3 12 (2.50%) .NET
4 10 (2.08%) Middleware
5 9 (1.88%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.83%) RESTful
7 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.63%) REST
7 3 (0.63%) Sass
7 3 (0.63%) Velocity
8 2 (0.42%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.42%) FpML
8 2 (0.42%) HTML
8 2 (0.42%) JPA
8 2 (0.42%) JSF
8 2 (0.42%) RichFaces
9 1 (0.21%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.92%) User Experience
2 47 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.71%) Derivative
6 11 (2.29%) Equities
7 10 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (2.08%) Equity Risk
8 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.04%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.83%) Online Banking
10 3 (0.63%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.63%) NHS
10 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.42%) iPad
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
11 2 (0.42%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.67%) Linux
2 2 (0.42%) Android
2 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (42.50%) User Stories
3 189 (39.38%) Scrum
4 145 (30.21%) Business Analysis
5 77 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (14.38%) Waterfall
7 68 (14.17%) Kanban
8 66 (13.75%) BDD
9 52 (10.83%) E-Commerce
10 46 (9.58%) TDD
11 42 (8.75%) Use Case
12 39 (8.13%) UML
13 37 (7.71%) SDLC
14 32 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (5.83%) Software Delivery
16 27 (5.63%) Project Management
17 24 (5.00%) Open Source
18 23 (4.79%) CRM
18 23 (4.79%) Data Modelling
19 21 (4.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.00%) Java
2 23 (4.79%) SQL
3 8 (1.67%) PHP
4 6 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.04%) C#
6 4 (0.83%) C
6 4 (0.83%) C++
7 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (6.88%) ISEB
2 18 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.33%) Degree
4 11 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.42%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) CBAP
7 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) IIBA
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.75%) QA
2 5 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (2.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.50%) Oracle
3 7 (1.46%) Adobe
4 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
4 4 (0.83%) Bloomberg
4 4 (0.83%) Charles River
4 4 (0.83%) Google
4 4 (0.83%) IBM
4 4 (0.83%) Reuters
4 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.83%) SAP
5 2 (0.42%) Guidewire
5 2 (0.42%) hybris
6 1 (0.21%) ATG
6 1 (0.21%) Capita
6 1 (0.21%) Omniture
6 1 (0.21%) Rally
6 1 (0.21%) Tableau
6 1 (0.21%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.21%) Twitter
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