The median contractor rate for a Agile Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1654 2457 2819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.35% 94.79% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1357 1549
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 77
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +33.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in Scotland

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in Scotland

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh +23 6 £350 +27.27% 2
Glasgow -5 1 £338 +3.84%
Agile Business Analyst
UK

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) User Stories
3 9 (60.00%) Kanban
4 8 (53.33%) User Experience
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
7 4 (26.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Product Management
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) Service Design
10 1 (6.67%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
10 1 (6.67%) Open Source
10 1 (6.67%) Microservices
10 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
10 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
10 1 (6.67%) Twitter
10 1 (6.67%) DevOps

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) User Experience
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) User Stories
3 9 (60.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 4 (26.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Product Management
8 2 (13.33%) Service Design
9 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) DevOps
9 1 (6.67%) Microservices
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter