The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 380 391
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 223 297 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 237 192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.29% +44.16%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England 0 200 £425 -2.85% 64
London -1 114 £450 - 28
South East +19 28 £420 -1.17% 11
Yorkshire +26 25 £425 +13.33% 4
West Yorkshire +24 21 £405 +8.00% 2
City of London -1 20 £401 -10.83% 7
Leeds +18 17 £388 +3.33% 2
South Wales -1 11 £450 -
Wales -2 11 £450 -
West Midlands +24 9 £354 -5.66% 3
Newport - 9 £438 -
North West +9 8 £395 -4.24% 6
Scotland +27 7 £388 +3.33% 1
Berkshire +18 7 £395 +8.21% 2
South West +2 6 £303 -24.37% 5
Edinburgh +1 6 £375 - 1
Surrey +1 6 £475 +6.14% 1
East Midlands -13 6 £450 +25.43% 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £415 - 4
Hampshire +7 5 £418 +4.37%
Milton Keynes - 5 £413 - 2
Nottingham +2 4 £413 +12.24% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £413 +12.24% 1
Bradford - 4 £480 -
Cheshire +21 3 £390 -5.45% 2
Birmingham +17 3 £388 +10.71%
North Yorkshire +11 3 £425 -
York +11 3 £425 -
Manchester +7 3 £400 -8.57% 3
Canary Wharf +5 3 £450 +38.46%

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 414 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (50.24%) User Stories
3 205 (49.52%) Scrum
4 127 (30.68%) Business Analysis
5 97 (23.43%) Finance
6 82 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (17.63%) BDD
8 69 (16.67%) JIRA
9 67 (16.18%) User Experience
10 62 (14.98%) Kanban
11 42 (10.14%) Banking
12 37 (8.94%) Use Case
13 36 (8.70%) SDLC
14 35 (8.45%) E-Commerce
15 34 (8.21%) Confluence
16 33 (7.97%) Waterfall
16 33 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (7.73%) Security Cleared
17 32 (7.73%) Retail
18 28 (6.76%) Web Services
18 28 (6.76%) Open Source
19 26 (6.28%) SC Cleared
20 25 (6.04%) TDD
20 25 (6.04%) Analytics
21 23 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
21 23 (5.56%) Project Management
21 23 (5.56%) SQL
21 23 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (5.31%) Marketing
22 22 (5.31%) DevOps

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (8.21%) Confluence
2 13 (3.14%) CMS
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.72%) Mingle
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.45%) Trello
2 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.24%) Office 365
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Firewall
1 3 (0.72%) Intranet
1 3 (0.72%) NAS
1 3 (0.72%) SAN
1 3 (0.72%) WAN
2 1 (0.24%) DSL
2 1 (0.24%) IMAP
2 1 (0.24%) LAN
2 1 (0.24%) LDAP
2 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.42%) Big Data
3 6 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.97%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) HBase
7 1 (0.24%) Ingres
7 1 (0.24%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 69 (16.67%) JIRA
2 13 (3.14%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.21%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (23.43%) Finance
2 42 (10.14%) Banking
3 32 (7.73%) Retail
4 22 (5.31%) Marketing
5 12 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.90%) Legal
6 9 (2.17%) Front Office
6 9 (2.17%) Publishing
7 7 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.21%) Back Office
8 5 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.97%) Advertising
9 4 (0.97%) Games
10 3 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.76%) Web Services
2 17 (4.11%) Gherkin
3 11 (2.66%) XML
4 5 (1.21%) Velocity
5 3 (0.72%) JSON
5 3 (0.72%) Node.js
6 2 (0.48%) .NET
6 2 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.48%) HTML
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.24%) FpML
7 1 (0.24%) HTML5
7 1 (0.24%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.24%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.24%) LINQ
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) SAML
7 1 (0.24%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.18%) User Experience
2 33 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 7 (1.69%) Fintech
5 5 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.97%) Fixed Income
6 4 (0.97%) Life Science
6 4 (0.97%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (0.97%) Social Media
7 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.72%) Derivative
7 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.48%) Equities
8 2 (0.48%) NHS
8 2 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (50.24%) User Stories
3 205 (49.52%) Scrum
4 127 (30.68%) Business Analysis
5 82 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (17.63%) BDD
7 62 (14.98%) Kanban
8 37 (8.94%) Use Case
9 36 (8.70%) SDLC
10 35 (8.45%) E-Commerce
11 33 (7.97%) Waterfall
12 28 (6.76%) Open Source
13 25 (6.04%) Analytics
13 25 (6.04%) TDD
14 23 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (5.56%) Project Management
15 22 (5.31%) DevOps
16 21 (5.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 21 (5.07%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.56%) SQL
2 11 (2.66%) Java
3 6 (1.45%) Python
4 5 (1.21%) R
5 3 (0.72%) Scala
6 2 (0.48%) C#
6 2 (0.48%) C++
6 2 (0.48%) PHP
7 1 (0.24%) C
7 1 (0.24%) F#
7 1 (0.24%) Haskell
7 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.14%) ISEB
4 12 (2.90%) Degree
5 7 (1.69%) IIBA
6 4 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.24%) AAT
9 1 (0.24%) CBAP
9 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.42%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) MiFID
3 6 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.97%) PMO
5 3 (0.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.48%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (3.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.66%) Oracle
3 8 (1.93%) SAP
4 6 (1.45%) Adobe
5 5 (1.21%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.97%) Cadence
7 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.72%) Google
7 3 (0.72%) Lotus
8 2 (0.48%) hybris
8 2 (0.48%) IBM
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) Apple
9 1 (0.24%) ATG
9 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.24%) Demandware
9 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.24%) StatPro
9 1 (0.24%) Teradata
9 1 (0.24%) Workday
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