The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Agile Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 367 394 381
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 298 260 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 192 179
Median daily rate £425 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+71.66% -

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

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 26 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Agile Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 259 £438 +9.37% 41
London +21 122 £450 +5.88% 20
South East +14 48 £425 +6.25% 6
North West -3 26 £413 +25.95% 7
City of London +54 24 £450 -10.00% 5
Scotland +6 22 £375 +15.38%
Yorkshire +3 21 £375 +7.14% 4
West Sussex -4 21 £475 +8.26% 1
Edinburgh +2 19 £375 +15.38%
West Yorkshire +13 18 £375 +7.14% 4
Leeds 0 17 £375 +7.14% 3
East of England +14 13 £475 +18.75% 3
Manchester -6 11 £438 +12.90% 6
Worthing -23 10 £485 +10.85%
East Midlands +11 9 £359 -31.66%
West Midlands -15 9 £375 -6.25%
Cheshire +1 8 £413 +65.00%
Reading +1 8 £365 +3.54%
Surrey -1 8 £448 +10.15%
Berkshire -4 8 £365 +3.54% 1
Wales +25 7 £450 +5.88% 1
South Wales +24 7 £450 +5.88% 1
Cardiff +11 7 £450 +9.09% 1
Croydon -10 6 £450 +16.12% 1
South West -29 6 £400 +12.67% 1
Hampshire -7 5 £400 -
Merseyside - 5 £300 - 1
Ipswich 0 4 £475 +36.69%
Suffolk -3 4 £475 +36.69% 1
Hertfordshire +22 3 £488 +14.70% 1

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Agile Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 536 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (43.28%) User Stories
3 228 (42.54%) Scrum
4 155 (28.92%) Business Analysis
5 120 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (17.91%) Finance
7 83 (15.49%) BDD
8 73 (13.62%) Kanban
9 62 (11.57%) SDLC
10 60 (11.19%) User Experience
11 51 (9.51%) Waterfall
12 50 (9.33%) E-Commerce
12 50 (9.33%) TDD
13 48 (8.96%) JIRA
14 47 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (8.21%) Banking
16 43 (8.02%) Web Services
17 42 (7.84%) UML
17 42 (7.84%) CRM
18 41 (7.65%) Project Management
18 41 (7.65%) Data Analysis
19 40 (7.46%) Use Case
20 36 (6.72%) Microsoft
21 31 (5.78%) Retail
22 30 (5.60%) ISEB
23 28 (5.22%) SQL
23 28 (5.22%) Workflow
23 28 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
24 27 (5.04%) Open Source
25 26 (4.85%) MS Visio

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.36%) Confluence
2 15 (2.80%) CMS
3 11 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.12%) Apache
5 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.37%) Drupal
7 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.19%) Liferay
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (4.85%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.87%) MS Office
4 9 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.56%) Magento
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.75%) IaaS
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.61%) Internet
2 4 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.31%) MySQL
4 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.75%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.56%) Big Data
6 3 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) DataStage
8 1 (0.19%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.19%) MS Access
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.19%) Power BI
8 1 (0.19%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.19%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (8.96%) JIRA
2 7 (1.31%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.37%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.37%) CA Gen
5 2 (0.37%) Toad
5 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 96 (17.91%) Finance
2 44 (8.21%) Banking
3 31 (5.78%) Retail
4 21 (3.92%) Marketing
5 20 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.31%) Games
8 7 (1.31%) Legal
9 6 (1.12%) Advertising
9 6 (1.12%) Publishing
10 5 (0.93%) Front Office
11 4 (0.75%) Back Office
12 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.02%) Web Services
2 25 (4.66%) XML
3 22 (4.10%) Gherkin
4 11 (2.05%) .NET
5 3 (0.56%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (0.56%) Velocity
6 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) FpML
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.19%) User Experience
2 47 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.92%) Minimum Viable Product
5 11 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.93%) NHS
9 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.75%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.56%) CMDB
10 3 (0.56%) Fintech
11 2 (0.37%) Derivative
11 2 (0.37%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.37%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.49%) Linux
2 3 (0.56%) Windows
3 2 (0.37%) Android
3 2 (0.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (43.28%) User Stories
3 228 (42.54%) Scrum
4 155 (28.92%) Business Analysis
5 120 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (15.49%) BDD
7 73 (13.62%) Kanban
8 62 (11.57%) SDLC
9 51 (9.51%) Waterfall
10 50 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 50 (9.33%) TDD
11 42 (7.84%) CRM
11 42 (7.84%) UML
12 41 (7.65%) Data Analysis
12 41 (7.65%) Project Management
13 40 (7.46%) Use Case
14 28 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (5.22%) Workflow
15 27 (5.04%) Open Source
16 25 (4.66%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.22%) SQL
2 14 (2.61%) Java
3 9 (1.68%) C#
4 8 (1.49%) C
4 8 (1.49%) C++
5 6 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.75%) Python
8 2 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.19%) RPG
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (5.60%) ISEB
2 25 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.54%) Degree
4 16 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.75%) CBAP
6 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.56%) PMP
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) ACCA
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) IIBA
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.43%) QA
2 11 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) EMIR
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.05%) Adobe
3 10 (1.87%) Oracle
4 7 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.12%) Tableau
6 4 (0.75%) Cognos
6 4 (0.75%) SAP
7 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.56%) Charles River
7 3 (0.56%) Interwoven
7 3 (0.56%) Reuters
7 3 (0.56%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.56%) Talend
7 3 (0.56%) Thunderhead
7 3 (0.56%) Vertica
8 1 (0.19%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.19%) Rally
8 1 (0.19%) SaltStack
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