Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 91 104
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 22 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.85% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.94% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Wales median daily rate £413 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% -1.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £359 £397 £355
90th Percentile £459 £526 £478
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £43.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +38.89% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1151 1383 1585
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 97.53% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 930 1126
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £192 £210
90th Percentile £550 £557 £478
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 91 81
Wales median hourly rate £15.37 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.31 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.05 £62.50 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in Wales

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +20 20 £425 +1.19%
West Wales - 2 £300 - 1
Agile Business Analyst
UK

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

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

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) User Stories
3 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) User Experience
8 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
8 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.64%) Lotus
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) JIRA
9 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
10 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (4.55%) Business Process Modelling
10 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
10 1 (4.55%) TDD

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (13.64%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Trello
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) User Stories
3 9 (40.91%) Business Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
10 1 (4.55%) BPMN
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
10 1 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Lotus
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft