The median contractor rate for a Agile Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 130 151
Rank change year-on-year +8 +21  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 10 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.78% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.83% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 30 3
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 3629 3440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.93% 94.33% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 2172 1806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 171 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in the North West

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in the North West

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in the North West

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Cheshire +22 5 £413 -11.29% 1
Manchester -6 3 £413 +3.12% 4
Merseyside - 1 - -
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) User Stories
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 6 (25.00%) JIRA
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
7 5 (20.83%) Kanban
7 5 (20.83%) Confluence
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) User Experience
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (12.50%) UML
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Trello
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Use Case
9 3 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) Data Structures

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (20.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Mingle
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) User Stories
3 16 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Kanban
7 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Competitor Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) UML
9 3 (12.50%) Use Case
10 2 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
10 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Apple