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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Business Analyst
Rank 396 410 485
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +75
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 203 162 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 113 54
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£400 £390 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +8 195 £403 +3.20% 25
London +21 88 £413 +3.12% 12
South East -11 49 £425 +13.33% 3
West Midlands +19 26 £400 +10.34%
Birmingham +14 21 £413 -8.33%
Berkshire +5 14 £440 +21.37%
City of London +2 13 £375 -15.49% 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £473 -
Yorkshire -12 11 £369 +13.46% 1
Oxford - 11 £470 -
Milton Keynes -6 10 £365 -
Buckinghamshire -13 10 £365 -2.66%
West Yorkshire -16 10 £375 +15.38% 1
Leeds -17 9 £375 +15.38% 1
North West -10 8 £385 +2.66% 3
South West -26 7 £400 +6.66% 2
Reading +19 6 £445 +18.66%
South Wales -11 5 £363 +39.42%
Wales -19 5 £363 +16.46%
Surrey -14 4 £425 +13.33% 2
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Slough - 4 £308 -
Cheshire +8 3 £385 +2.66% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £325 -18.75% 1
Scotland -9 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £425 +30.76% 1
East of England -19 3 £355 -18.85% 3
West Sussex - 3 £438 - 1
Manchester -13 2 £371 -1.00% 1
Bristol -17 2 £450 +20.00% 1

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (40.59%) Scrum
3 177 (37.42%) User Stories
4 166 (35.10%) Business Analysis
5 113 (23.89%) E-Commerce
6 111 (23.47%) Finance
7 82 (17.34%) BDD
8 66 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (13.95%) Project Management
9 64 (13.53%) UML
10 56 (11.84%) Waterfall
11 54 (11.42%) Use Case
12 50 (10.57%) Retail
12 50 (10.57%) Web Services
13 48 (10.15%) JIRA
13 48 (10.15%) Kanban
14 42 (8.88%) Open Source
14 42 (8.88%) User Experience
15 39 (8.25%) Publishing
16 32 (6.77%) Banking
17 30 (6.34%) TDD
18 28 (5.92%) ISEB
19 26 (5.50%) CRM
19 26 (5.50%) Data Modelling
19 26 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (5.29%) Legal
21 24 (5.07%) Workflow
22 23 (4.86%) CMS
23 22 (4.65%) MS Visio
23 22 (4.65%) SQL

Agile Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (4.86%) CMS
2 5 (1.06%) Drupal
2 5 (1.06%) Confluence
3 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.21%) JBoss
4 1 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.85%) MS Office
5 3 (0.63%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.21%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.63%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.63%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.63%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.42%) ProClarity
5 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.21%) MS Access
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (10.15%) JIRA
2 7 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.42%) MSTest
5 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.21%) RSpec
5 1 (0.21%) WATIR
5 1 (0.21%) Selenium
5 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.21%) JMeter
5 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 111 (23.47%) Finance
2 50 (10.57%) Retail
3 39 (8.25%) Publishing
4 32 (6.77%) Banking
5 25 (5.29%) Legal
6 15 (3.17%) Front Office
7 14 (2.96%) Automotive
8 12 (2.54%) Marketing
9 10 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.11%) Law
9 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.11%) Back Office
10 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.06%) Local Government
12 3 (0.63%) French Language
13 2 (0.42%) German Language
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.57%) Web Services
2 20 (4.23%) HTML
3 13 (2.75%) XML
4 7 (1.48%) .NET
5 5 (1.06%) RESTful
6 4 (0.85%) HTML5
7 3 (0.63%) CSS
7 3 (0.63%) jQuery
8 2 (0.42%) WCF
8 2 (0.42%) SOAP
8 2 (0.42%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.42%) Fluent NHibernate
8 2 (0.42%) AutoMapper
8 2 (0.42%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (0.42%) NHibernate
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.21%) Middleware
9 1 (0.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.88%) Open Source
1 42 (8.88%) User Experience
2 26 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.96%) iPad
4 11 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.11%) Credit Risk
6 8 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.27%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.06%) Equities
8 5 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.06%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.63%) Social Network
11 2 (0.42%) Kindle
11 2 (0.42%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.42%) Android
1 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.21%) UNIX
2 1 (0.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (40.59%) Scrum
3 177 (37.42%) User Stories
4 166 (35.10%) Business Analysis
5 113 (23.89%) E-Commerce
6 82 (17.34%) BDD
7 66 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (13.95%) Project Management
8 64 (13.53%) UML
9 56 (11.84%) Waterfall
10 54 (11.42%) Use Case
11 48 (10.15%) Kanban
12 30 (6.34%) TDD
13 26 (5.50%) Data Modelling
13 26 (5.50%) CRM
14 24 (5.07%) Workflow
15 21 (4.44%) PRINCE2
15 21 (4.44%) Requirements Management
16 20 (4.23%) Web Development
16 20 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.65%) SQL
2 9 (1.90%) Java
3 6 (1.27%) Groovy
4 5 (1.06%) Scala
5 2 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) C
6 1 (0.21%) C#
6 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.21%) VBA
6 1 (0.21%) Python
6 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (5.92%) ISEB
2 19 (4.02%) Degree
3 14 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.63%) CBAP
6 2 (0.42%) PMP
6 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) COREP
3 1 (0.21%) Basel III
3 1 (0.21%) FATCA
Vendors
1 14 (2.96%) ATG
1 14 (2.96%) hybris
2 11 (2.33%) SAP
3 10 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.69%) Oracle
5 5 (1.06%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.06%) Siebel
6 4 (0.85%) Mercator
7 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) Demandware
8 2 (0.42%) Cognos
9 1 (0.21%) IBM
9 1 (0.21%) HP
9 1 (0.21%) Siemens
9 1 (0.21%) Sony
9 1 (0.21%) Perforce
9 1 (0.21%) FatWire
9 1 (0.21%) Capita
9 1 (0.21%) Pega
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