The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 9 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 105 37 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.90% 5.25% 8.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.88% 5.67% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 21 32
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £28.82
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -0.22%
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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
815 652 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.40% 92.48% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 301 296
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.20 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 101 (51.01%) Finance
2 77 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 55 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (15.66%) SAP
6 30 (15.15%) Banking
7 27 (13.64%) Retail
8 25 (12.63%) Scrum
9 24 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (11.62%) BDD
11 22 (11.11%) Project Management
12 21 (10.61%) PRINCE2
13 20 (10.10%) Migration
13 20 (10.10%) Use Case
14 19 (9.60%) Web Development
14 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (8.59%) User Stories
15 17 (8.59%) Automotive
15 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
15 17 (8.59%) CRM
16 16 (8.08%) Oracle
16 16 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (7.58%) OO
18 14 (7.07%) E-Commerce
18 14 (7.07%) Marketing
19 13 (6.57%) UML
20 12 (6.06%) Data Modelling
20 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
21 11 (5.56%) Waterfall
22 10 (5.05%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.05%) CMS
2 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.55%) MS Office
3 8 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.01%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.01%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.55%) Intranet
2 7 (3.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.04%) SAP BW
3 7 (3.54%) MS Access
4 5 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.02%) DB2
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.02%) SAP BI
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.52%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.01%) Rational Rose
General
1 101 (51.01%) Finance
2 30 (15.15%) Banking
3 27 (13.64%) Retail
4 17 (8.59%) Automotive
5 14 (7.07%) Marketing
6 8 (4.04%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.54%) Spanish Language
7 7 (3.54%) Retail Banking
8 6 (3.03%) Electronics
9 4 (2.02%) Back Office
10 2 (1.01%) Legal
11 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.51%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) .NET
2 3 (1.52%) SOAP
2 3 (1.52%) XML
2 3 (1.52%) JSON
2 3 (1.52%) RESTful
2 3 (1.52%) HTML
3 2 (1.01%) J2EE
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
4 1 (0.51%) XSL
4 1 (0.51%) XHTML
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
4 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.54%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.03%) DTV
5 4 (2.02%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.52%) AS400
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.54%) Windows
1 7 (3.54%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.01%) UNIX
3 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 55 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.63%) Scrum
5 24 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.62%) BDD
7 22 (11.11%) Project Management
8 21 (10.61%) PRINCE2
9 20 (10.10%) Migration
9 20 (10.10%) Use Case
10 19 (9.60%) Web Development
11 17 (8.59%) CRM
11 17 (8.59%) User Stories
12 15 (7.58%) OO
13 14 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.57%) UML
15 12 (6.06%) Data Modelling
16 11 (5.56%) Waterfall
17 10 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
17 10 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.54%) SQL
2 3 (1.52%) C
3 2 (1.01%) COBOL
3 2 (1.01%) Java
3 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.01%) VBA
4 1 (0.51%) PL/1
4 1 (0.51%) JCL
4 1 (0.51%) VB
4 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) ISEB
2 6 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.52%) COREP
2 3 (1.52%) FINREP
3 1 (0.51%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) Basel II
3 1 (0.51%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (15.66%) SAP
2 16 (8.08%) Oracle
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.02%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.01%) StreamServe
6 2 (1.01%) Cognos
6 2 (1.01%) IBM
6 2 (1.01%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) Lotus
7 1 (0.51%) CA
7 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.51%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.51%) Remedy
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