Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 190 203
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 37 78 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.46% 0.79% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.83% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 61 18
Midlands median daily rate £450 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -4.48%
10th Percentile £306 £359 £326
90th Percentile £488 £513 £469
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £17.00 -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £43.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year -47.43% +38.89% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7709 9360 8108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.32% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4815 5684 4688
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £231 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 370 454
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in the Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in the Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in the Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
East Midlands -3 22 £450 +7.46% 3
West Midlands +2 13 £400 -8.83%
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Midlands region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Scrum
3 18 (48.65%) User Stories
4 10 (27.03%) Use Case
5 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) UML
6 8 (21.62%) SDLC
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) Retail
7 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
7 7 (18.92%) Kanban
7 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) User Experience
8 6 (16.22%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.81%) Information Management
10 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.81%) OO
10 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) Traceability Matrix
10 4 (10.81%) Business Process Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (8.11%) RUP
12 2 (5.41%) BPMN
12 2 (5.41%) PRADO
12 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Mingle
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) PRADO
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Scrum
3 18 (48.65%) User Stories
4 10 (27.03%) Use Case
5 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) SDLC
6 8 (21.62%) UML
7 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
7 7 (18.92%) Kanban
7 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.81%) Business Process Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) Information Management
10 4 (10.81%) OO
10 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Traceability Matrix
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Atlassian