The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 34 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.36% 5.71% 7.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 6.01% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 47
Median daily rate £370 £353 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
591 666 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.06% 95.14% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 341 409
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.83 £12.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.60 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (45.31%) Business Analysis
2 21 (32.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (25.00%) Finance
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
7 7 (10.94%) ISEB
7 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
7 7 (10.94%) Banking
7 7 (10.94%) User Stories
8 6 (9.38%) SDLC
8 6 (9.38%) Retail
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) UML
9 5 (7.81%) MS Office
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) Workflow
9 5 (7.81%) Change Management
9 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
10 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Maximo
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) SMS
2 1 (1.56%) VoIP
2 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Automotive
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) WSDL
2 1 (1.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Business Analysis
2 21 (32.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 8 (12.50%) Project Management
4 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.94%) User Stories
6 6 (9.38%) Migration
6 6 (9.38%) SDLC
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (9.38%) UML
6 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
7 5 (7.81%) CRM
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) Workflow
8 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) C
2 1 (1.56%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISEB
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ACCA
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) EFQM
2 1 (1.56%) FATCA
2 1 (1.56%) IFRS
2 1 (1.56%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.56%) MiFID
2 1 (1.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) ATG
3 1 (1.56%) Avaya
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) hybris
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) Verint
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