The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 31 26 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 42 47 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.86% 5.26% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 6.83% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +53.75%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
681 688 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.73% 77.04% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 431 266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Milton Keynes region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Milton Keynes region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (18.67%) ISEB
4 14 (18.67%) Data Modelling
5 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Project Management
7 9 (12.00%) Degree
7 9 (12.00%) Automotive
7 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
8 8 (10.67%) Banking
8 8 (10.67%) Oracle
9 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.33%) User Stories
10 6 (8.00%) Retail
10 6 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 5 (6.67%) OO
11 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (6.67%) ETL
11 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.67%) Marketing
11 5 (6.67%) Credit Risk
11 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.33%) Base SAS
12 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Intranet
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.33%) DB2
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.33%) Base SAS
4 3 (4.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (4.00%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Automotive
3 8 (10.67%) Banking
4 6 (8.00%) Retail
5 5 (6.67%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Analyst
2 47 (62.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Designer
4 6 (8.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Project Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) SAS Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) SAS Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) UI Designer
8 2 (2.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (2.67%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Java EE
2 2 (2.67%) jQuery
2 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) CSS
2 2 (2.67%) SAML
3 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.67%) Data Modelling
4 12 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.33%) User Stories
7 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) OO
9 5 (6.67%) ETL
9 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.33%) Data Management
10 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.00%) ITIL
11 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) Java
2 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) C++
3 1 (1.33%) COBOL
3 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) ISEB
2 9 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) SAP
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Informatica
3 2 (2.67%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) OpenText
4 1 (1.33%) Northgate