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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 107 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.20% 5.36% 7.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.21% 5.79% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 24 32
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£350 £331 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +4.54%
Business Analyst
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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
810 673 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.36% 92.45% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 318 306
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 81 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 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.80 £18.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 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 21 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 98 (50.26%) Finance
2 75 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 55 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 43 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (15.38%) SAP
6 29 (14.87%) Banking
7 26 (13.33%) Retail
8 23 (11.79%) Scrum
8 23 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
9 21 (10.77%) Project Management
9 21 (10.77%) BDD
10 20 (10.26%) Use Case
10 20 (10.26%) Migration
11 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (8.72%) Web Development
12 17 (8.72%) Automotive
12 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
12 17 (8.72%) CRM
13 16 (8.21%) Oracle
13 16 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (7.69%) OO
14 15 (7.69%) User Stories
15 13 (6.67%) UML
15 13 (6.67%) Marketing
16 12 (6.15%) E-Commerce
16 12 (6.15%) Data Modelling
16 12 (6.15%) Microsoft
17 11 (5.64%) Waterfall
18 10 (5.13%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (5.13%) CMS
2 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.54%) IIS
5 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.62%) MS Office
3 8 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.10%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.03%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.03%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.62%) Intranet
2 7 (3.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.10%) SAP BW
3 7 (3.59%) MS Access
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.05%) DB2
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.05%) SAP BI
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.54%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.03%) Rational Rose
General
1 98 (50.26%) Finance
2 29 (14.87%) Banking
3 26 (13.33%) Retail
4 17 (8.72%) Automotive
5 13 (6.67%) Marketing
6 7 (3.59%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.08%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.56%) Electronics
9 4 (2.05%) Back Office
10 2 (1.03%) 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 (2.56%) .NET
2 3 (1.54%) SOAP
2 3 (1.54%) XML
2 3 (1.54%) JSON
2 3 (1.54%) RESTful
2 3 (1.54%) HTML
3 2 (1.03%) 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 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.59%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.56%) DTV
5 4 (2.05%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.54%) AS400
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) EPoS
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.59%) Windows
1 7 (3.59%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.03%) UNIX
3 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 55 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (11.79%) Scrum
4 23 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (10.77%) Project Management
5 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
5 21 (10.77%) BDD
6 20 (10.26%) Use Case
6 20 (10.26%) Migration
7 17 (8.72%) CRM
7 17 (8.72%) Web Development
8 15 (7.69%) OO
8 15 (7.69%) User Stories
9 13 (6.67%) UML
10 12 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.15%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.64%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.59%) SQL
2 3 (1.54%) C
3 2 (1.03%) COBOL
3 2 (1.03%) Java
3 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.03%) 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 (5.13%) ISEB
2 6 (3.08%) Degree
3 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.03%) COREP
3 2 (1.03%) FINREP
4 1 (0.51%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) Basel II
4 1 (0.51%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (15.38%) SAP
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle
3 12 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.05%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.03%) StreamServe
6 2 (1.03%) Cognos
6 2 (1.03%) IBM
6 2 (1.03%) 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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