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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 99 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.13% 4.85% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.10% 5.18% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 24
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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
756 695 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.65% 93.67% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 324 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 62 61
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £23.25 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 91 (50.28%) Finance
2 70 (38.67%) Business Analysis
3 42 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (14.92%) Banking
6 21 (11.60%) Migration
6 21 (11.60%) Scrum
6 21 (11.60%) Project Management
6 21 (11.60%) Oracle
6 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (11.05%) Retail
8 19 (10.50%) BDD
9 18 (9.94%) SAP
9 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
10 16 (8.84%) Automotive
11 15 (8.29%) Web Development
12 14 (7.73%) Use Case
12 14 (7.73%) User Stories
12 14 (7.73%) OO
12 14 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (7.18%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.18%) Microsoft
13 13 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (6.63%) UML
15 11 (6.08%) PRINCE2
15 11 (6.08%) Waterfall
16 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
17 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
17 9 (4.97%) Internet

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.21%) CMS
3 3 (1.66%) IIS
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (3.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) Internet
2 4 (2.21%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.87%) SAP BW
4 5 (2.76%) MS Access
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.21%) SAP BI
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.66%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.66%) DB2
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.55%) Rational Rose
General
1 91 (50.28%) Finance
2 27 (14.92%) Banking
3 20 (11.05%) Retail
4 16 (8.84%) Automotive
5 9 (4.97%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.87%) Marketing
7 5 (2.76%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.21%) Back Office
8 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.10%) Electronics
9 2 (1.10%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (2.21%) HTML
3 3 (1.66%) SOAP
3 3 (1.66%) XML
3 3 (1.66%) JSON
3 3 (1.66%) RESTful
4 2 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
5 1 (0.55%) XSL
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) XHTML
5 1 (0.55%) WCF
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.66%) AS400
3 3 (1.66%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.10%) Social Media
4 2 (1.10%) EPoS
4 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.10%) Statistics
4 2 (1.10%) DTV
5 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) Windows
1 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.10%) UNIX
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.67%) Business Analysis
2 42 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (11.60%) Migration
4 21 (11.60%) Scrum
4 21 (11.60%) Project Management
5 20 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (10.50%) BDD
7 15 (8.29%) Web Development
8 14 (7.73%) Use Case
8 14 (7.73%) User Stories
8 14 (7.73%) OO
9 13 (7.18%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (6.63%) UML
11 11 (6.08%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.08%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.42%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (3.87%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.87%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.31%) SQL
2 3 (1.66%) C
3 2 (1.10%) Java
3 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.42%) ISEB
2 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.21%) Degree
4 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) Basel II
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) Oracle
2 18 (9.94%) SAP
3 13 (7.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.21%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.66%) Cognos
6 2 (1.10%) StreamServe
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
6 2 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) Lotus
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) CA
7 1 (0.55%) Remedy
7 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.55%) RedPrairie
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