The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 11 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.06% 1.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.51% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £51.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -27.18% +71.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 512 463 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.88% 97.27% 97.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 308 424
Median daily rate £356 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 22
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.05 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in South Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in South Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in South Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Newport - 9 £438 -
Cardiff -7 1 £400 -11.11%
Agile Business Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South Wales region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Velocity
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Confluence
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (7.69%) Trello
7 1 (7.69%) User Experience
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) BPMN

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Velocity
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) BPMN
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central