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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 35 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.79% 8.04% 7.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 8.35% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 53 37
Average daily rate £355 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
Business Analyst
Buckinghamshire

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
672 778 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 96.29% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 406 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 38 (42.70%) Banking
2 32 (35.96%) Business Analysis
3 27 (30.34%) Finance
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
6 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.99%) Scrum
8 7 (7.87%) Retail
8 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
8 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.87%) SQL
8 7 (7.87%) Requirements Engineering
8 7 (7.87%) User Stories
9 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL
9 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (6.74%) Change Management
9 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
10 5 (5.62%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (5.62%) Migration
10 5 (5.62%) Automotive
10 5 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Remedy
10 5 (5.62%) Toad
10 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (5.62%) SAP
10 5 (5.62%) Linux

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (3.37%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.12%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.12%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) ATM
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.62%) MS Access
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) GIS
3 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Toad
2 3 (3.37%) Rational Rose
General
1 38 (42.70%) Banking
2 27 (30.34%) Finance
3 7 (7.87%) Retail
4 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.62%) Automotive
5 5 (5.62%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (4.49%) Electronics
6 4 (4.49%) General Ledger
6 4 (4.49%) Marketing
6 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.37%) Private Banking
8 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.12%) Advertising
9 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.12%) Front Office
9 1 (1.12%) Games
9 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) HTML5
2 1 (1.12%) J2EE
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) Blockchain
4 3 (3.37%) Bitcoin
4 3 (3.37%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.37%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.12%) Derivative
6 1 (1.12%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) PMI
6 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) Business Analysis
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.99%) Scrum
5 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.87%) Requirements Engineering
5 7 (7.87%) User Stories
6 6 (6.74%) Change Management
6 6 (6.74%) ITIL
6 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.62%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (5.62%) Migration
7 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.49%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.49%) SDLC
8 4 (4.49%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) Java
2 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.37%) ISEB
3 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.12%) FATCA
1 1 (1.12%) MiFID
1 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.62%) Remedy
1 5 (5.62%) SAP
2 3 (3.37%) Casewise
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
3 2 (2.25%) ESRI
3 2 (2.25%) Murex
3 2 (2.25%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (1.12%) Calypso
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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EY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago