Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Business Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 476 430 488
Rank change year-on-year -46 +58 -58
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 430 510 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 386 317
England median daily rate £430 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £325 £341 £320
90th Percentile £543 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
England median hourly rate £23.00 £43.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.43% +38.89% -
10th Percentile £22.50 £17.00 £30.15
90th Percentile £23.50 £52.25 £34.05
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £43.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +38.89% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in England

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in England

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in England

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in England

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 220 £450 - 19
North of England +49 82 £400 - 6
South East +1 58 £500 +9.17% 4
Yorkshire +35 53 £400 -4.76% 4
Midlands -11 41 £450 +5.26% 6
East Midlands -11 24 £450 +7.46% 5
North West -11 21 £400 +3.23% 2
East of England -9 18 £285 -40.63%
West Midlands -5 15 £400 -8.83% 1
South West +8 13 £400 - 2
North East +57 8 £368 -3.92%
Agile Business Analyst
UK

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 430 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (50.93%) User Stories
3 203 (47.21%) Scrum
4 162 (37.67%) Business Analysis
5 106 (24.65%) Acceptance Criteria
6 98 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (21.63%) Finance
8 86 (20.00%) JIRA
9 77 (17.91%) User Experience
10 72 (16.74%) Kanban
11 67 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
12 55 (12.79%) BDD
12 55 (12.79%) SDLC
13 47 (10.93%) Waterfall
14 44 (10.23%) Confluence
15 40 (9.30%) Use Case
15 40 (9.30%) E-Commerce
16 39 (9.07%) Project Management
17 35 (8.14%) Analytics
18 34 (7.91%) Retail
19 32 (7.44%) UML
20 28 (6.51%) Wireframes
21 27 (6.28%) Banking
21 27 (6.28%) Data Analysis
22 26 (6.05%) TDD
23 24 (5.58%) Degree
23 24 (5.58%) Marketing
23 24 (5.58%) Collaborative Working
24 23 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
25 22 (5.12%) Business Intelligence

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 44 (10.23%) Confluence
2 20 (4.65%) CMS
3 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.23%) Drupal
6 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.23%) Mule
6 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 12 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.23%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.09%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.86%) Trello
3 7 (1.63%) Slack
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.70%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.70%) NAS
1 3 (0.70%) SAN
1 3 (0.70%) WAN
2 2 (0.47%) Intranet
2 2 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) DSL
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.86%) Big Data
2 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.47%) MySQL
4 2 (0.47%) QlikView
5 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) Ingres
5 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) OLAP
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 86 (20.00%) JIRA
2 13 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.93%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 93 (21.63%) Finance
2 34 (7.91%) Retail
3 27 (6.28%) Banking
4 24 (5.58%) Marketing
5 18 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.79%) Publishing
7 7 (1.63%) Back Office
8 6 (1.40%) Front Office
9 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.16%) Legal
9 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.93%) Advertising
10 4 (0.93%) Electronics
10 4 (0.93%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Games
11 3 (0.70%) Law
12 2 (0.47%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.49%) Web Services
2 12 (2.79%) Gherkin
3 10 (2.33%) .NET
4 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.16%) XML
6 4 (0.93%) PRADO
7 3 (0.70%) Middleware
7 3 (0.70%) XSLT
8 1 (0.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.23%) FpML
8 1 (0.23%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) HTML5
8 1 (0.23%) JSON
8 1 (0.23%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) RESTful
8 1 (0.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.91%) User Experience
2 67 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.63%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.63%) Fintech
6 6 (1.40%) NHS
7 5 (1.16%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.16%) Social Media
8 4 (0.93%) Derivative
8 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.70%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.47%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.16%) Windows
2 2 (0.47%) Android
2 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (50.93%) User Stories
3 203 (47.21%) Scrum
4 162 (37.67%) Business Analysis
5 106 (24.65%) Acceptance Criteria
6 98 (22.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (16.74%) Kanban
8 55 (12.79%) BDD
8 55 (12.79%) SDLC
9 47 (10.93%) Waterfall
10 40 (9.30%) E-Commerce
10 40 (9.30%) Use Case
11 39 (9.07%) Project Management
12 35 (8.14%) Analytics
13 32 (7.44%) UML
14 28 (6.51%) Wireframes
15 27 (6.28%) Data Analysis
16 26 (6.05%) TDD
17 24 (5.58%) Collaborative Working
18 23 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (4.19%) SQL
2 9 (2.09%) C#
3 5 (1.16%) Java
4 4 (0.93%) C
4 4 (0.93%) R
5 1 (0.23%) Python
5 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (5.58%) Degree
2 21 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.65%) ISEB
4 19 (4.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.40%) IIBA
7 5 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.47%) CBAP
10 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) AAT
11 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMP
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.72%) QA
2 6 (1.40%) GDPR
3 4 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.70%) PMO
5 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.56%) Oracle
3 9 (2.09%) Adobe
3 9 (2.09%) Google
4 8 (1.86%) SAP
5 5 (1.16%) Progress
6 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.47%) Cognos
7 2 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.23%) Cadence
8 1 (0.23%) hybris
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.23%) Nintex
8 1 (0.23%) Sage
8 1 (0.23%) Siebel
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.23%) Temenos
8 1 (0.23%) Xero