The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £303 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 135 109
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 6 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.20% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 26
Median daily rate £303 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.37% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2564 2841 2973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.78% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1602 1836 1909
Median daily rate £375 £368 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -0.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 141 200
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in the South West

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £388 -
Somerset - 2 £300 -
Bristol -5 1 - - 4
Devon - 1 - - 1
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Publishing
6 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Workday
7 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) IIBA
7 1 (7.14%) Confluence
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) ISTQB

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) IIBA
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Workday
Plymouth, Devon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
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