Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 144 171
Rank change year-on-year -21 +27 -35
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 16 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.99% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.05% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 52 9
West Midlands median daily rate £480 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £425 £365 £347
90th Percentile £575 £536 £451
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -36.11% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,392 5,135 4,689
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.58% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,749 3,074 2,631
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £219 £220
90th Percentile £538 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 226 230
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £15.92 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.92% -6.35% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.60 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.75 £38.63 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in the West Midlands

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Coventry -17 6 £475 +5.56%
Shropshire +14 5 £575 +24.32%
Birmingham -13 2 £460 +8.24% 1
Agile Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) User Stories
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) User Experience
4 6 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (37.50%) Confluence
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) OpenText
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) WSO2
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Traceability Matrix
8 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
9 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (37.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) User Stories
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) Microservices
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Traceability Matrix
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
9 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) OpenText
1 3 (18.75%) WSO2
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft