The median contractor rate for a Agile Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Agile Business Analyst
UK
Rank 416 398 426
Rank change year-on-year -18 +28  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 187 235 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 198 160
Median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
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. 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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
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

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
England -4 175 £425 -1.16% 44
London 0 90 £475 +5.55% 17
South East -1 17 £450 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +22 16 £425 +41.66% 7
West Midlands +21 12 £450 +9.09% 1
West Yorkshire +15 12 £425 - 6
City of London +6 12 £413 -8.33% 3
Coventry +8 10 £450 +12.50%
North West +2 10 £413 +3.12% 5
East of England -5 9 £400 -13.51% 2
Leeds +12 8 £495 - 3
South West -7 8 £350 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +3 7 £425 -
Scotland +27 6 £350 +7.69% 5
Bristol -1 6 £350 -17.64% 3
Cheshire +26 5 £413 -8.33%
Edinburgh +20 5 £350 +27.27% 4
Surrey +13 5 £450 +5.88% 4
Northamptonshire +2 5 £425 +6.25%
Northampton - 5 £425 -
Bradford - 4 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £544 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £400 -
Midlands +11 3 - -
Hampshire +4 3 £475 +26.66%
Manchester +3 3 £413 +3.12% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 3 £358 -18.75% 1
North East -11 3 £358 -18.75% 1
Tyne and Wear -17 3 £358 -18.75% 1
Cambridge - 3 £400 -

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 438 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (56.39%) Scrum
3 202 (46.12%) User Stories
4 124 (28.31%) Business Analysis
5 114 (26.03%) Finance
6 95 (21.69%) User Experience
7 77 (17.58%) Kanban
8 67 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (14.38%) BDD
10 59 (13.47%) JIRA
11 52 (11.87%) SDLC
12 51 (11.64%) E-Commerce
13 43 (9.82%) Banking
14 42 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (8.68%) Web Services
16 36 (8.22%) Waterfall
17 34 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (7.76%) Confluence
17 34 (7.76%) Use Case
18 33 (7.53%) Project Management
18 33 (7.53%) Wireframes
19 32 (7.31%) Retail
20 29 (6.62%) Open Source
21 26 (5.94%) SQL
21 26 (5.94%) Service Design
22 25 (5.71%) TDD
23 22 (5.02%) Software Delivery
24 21 (4.79%) XML
24 21 (4.79%) Security Cleared
25 19 (4.34%) UML

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.76%) Confluence
2 12 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.23%) Mule
4 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.20%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.83%) MS Office
4 5 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.37%) Trello
2 4 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.68%) Firewall
2 2 (0.46%) Internet
2 2 (0.46%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) IMAP
3 1 (0.23%) LAN
3 1 (0.23%) LDAP
3 1 (0.23%) WAN
3 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.91%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.68%) Big Data
5 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.23%) Ingres
6 1 (0.23%) MySQL
6 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.23%) OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (13.47%) JIRA
2 7 (1.60%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 114 (26.03%) Finance
2 43 (9.82%) Banking
3 32 (7.31%) Retail
4 18 (4.11%) Marketing
4 18 (4.11%) Publishing
5 14 (3.20%) Legal
6 9 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.37%) Front Office
9 5 (1.14%) Advertising
9 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.14%) Law
10 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) Back Office
11 3 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.68%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Automotive
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.68%) Web Services
2 21 (4.79%) XML
3 13 (2.97%) Gherkin
4 6 (1.37%) CSS
4 6 (1.37%) HTML
4 6 (1.37%) Velocity
5 4 (0.91%) RESTful
6 2 (0.46%) JSON
6 2 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) REST
7 1 (0.23%) SAML
7 1 (0.23%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.23%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.69%) User Experience
2 42 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.74%) Minimum Viable Product
4 10 (2.28%) Fintech
5 6 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.91%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.68%) Social Media
9 2 (0.46%) Derivative
9 2 (0.46%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.23%) Life Science
10 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.23%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (56.39%) Scrum
3 202 (46.12%) User Stories
4 124 (28.31%) Business Analysis
5 77 (17.58%) Kanban
6 67 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (14.38%) BDD
8 52 (11.87%) SDLC
9 51 (11.64%) E-Commerce
10 36 (8.22%) Waterfall
11 34 (7.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (7.76%) Use Case
12 33 (7.53%) Project Management
12 33 (7.53%) Wireframes
13 29 (6.62%) Open Source
14 26 (5.94%) Service Design
15 25 (5.71%) TDD
16 22 (5.02%) Software Delivery
17 19 (4.34%) UML
18 18 (4.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.94%) SQL
2 4 (0.91%) Java
3 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
3 1 (0.23%) C
3 1 (0.23%) C#
3 1 (0.23%) Python
3 1 (0.23%) R
3 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.88%) Degree
2 17 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.97%) ISEB
4 6 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.23%) PMP
6 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.97%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (0.91%) MiFID
3 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.46%) EMIR
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
3 2 (0.46%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) SEPA
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (4.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.97%) Oracle
3 9 (2.05%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.68%) hybris
4 3 (0.68%) SAP
4 3 (0.68%) Splunk
4 3 (0.68%) Tableau
5 2 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (0.46%) Cadence
5 2 (0.46%) Google
5 2 (0.46%) IBM
5 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe
6 1 (0.23%) Apple
6 1 (0.23%) ATG
6 1 (0.23%) Casewise
6 1 (0.23%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.23%) Teradata
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £520 - £570 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greenwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £200 - £275 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago