The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Agile Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Business Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 115 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 23 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.20% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.22% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 13
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £403 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £443 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £380 £385
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2216 2306 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.94% 94.51% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1257 1133
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 98 166
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.40 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Agile Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Agile Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Agile Business Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Agile Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry +2 19 £450 +5.88%
Birmingham - 2 £463 -
Shropshire +20 1 £463 +12.12%
Agile Business Analyst
England

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) User Stories
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 19 (35.19%) Waterfall
5 18 (33.33%) Web Services
5 18 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 16 (29.63%) Service Design
7 15 (27.78%) Project Management
8 12 (22.22%) Open Source
9 10 (18.52%) BDD
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (14.81%) Change Management
12 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 6 (11.11%) Wireframes
14 5 (9.26%) Requirements Engineering
14 5 (9.26%) Data Mapping
14 5 (9.26%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (9.26%) User Experience
14 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
14 5 (9.26%) Retail
15 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (7.41%) CRM
15 4 (7.41%) Migration
15 4 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
15 4 (7.41%) SDLC
16 3 (5.56%) Mentoring

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) User Stories
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 19 (35.19%) Waterfall
5 18 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 16 (29.63%) Service Design
7 15 (27.78%) Project Management
8 12 (22.22%) Open Source
9 10 (18.52%) BDD
10 9 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (14.81%) Change Management
12 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 6 (11.11%) Wireframes
14 5 (9.26%) Data Mapping
14 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
14 5 (9.26%) Performance Analysis
14 5 (9.26%) Requirements Engineering
15 4 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
1 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
1 3 (5.56%) ISEB
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.85%) EPiServer