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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 30 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 32 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.48% 4.64% 8.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 4.85% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 56
Median daily rate £376 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £38.57 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.08% +28.56%

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
552 660 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.54% 95.79% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 324 401
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 27 (38.03%) Business Analysis
2 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (21.13%) Finance
4 14 (19.72%) Banking
5 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.90%) Project Management
7 10 (14.08%) Migration
8 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.27%) User Stories
9 8 (11.27%) Retail
10 7 (9.86%) Scrum
10 7 (9.86%) Change Management
10 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
11 6 (8.45%) SDLC
11 6 (8.45%) UML
11 6 (8.45%) CRM
11 6 (8.45%) ISEB
11 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
12 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
12 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
13 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
13 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
13 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
13 4 (5.63%) C
13 4 (5.63%) MS Office
14 3 (4.23%) Requirements Management

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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Documentum
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Maximo
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Broadband
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) SMS
1 1 (1.41%) VoIP
1 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 8 (11.27%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Automotive
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) WSDL
2 1 (1.41%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) EPoS
6 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Business Analysis
2 20 (28.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) User Stories
7 7 (9.86%) Change Management
7 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.86%) Scrum
7 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.45%) CRM
8 6 (8.45%) SDLC
8 6 (8.45%) UML
8 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.23%) Business Development
11 3 (4.23%) Content Management
11 3 (4.23%) Requirements Management
11 3 (4.23%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) C
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ISEB
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) FATCA
2 1 (1.41%) IFRS
2 1 (1.41%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.41%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (2.82%) IBM
1 2 (2.82%) SAP
2 1 (1.41%) ATG
2 1 (1.41%) Avaya
2 1 (1.41%) HP
2 1 (1.41%) hybris
2 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy
2 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.41%) Verint