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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 6 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 125 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.62% 4.13% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.29% 4.35% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 51
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +72.61%
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
723 850 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.14% 94.97% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 420 450
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 49
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +15.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 67 (41.61%) Banking
2 50 (31.06%) Business Analysis
2 50 (31.06%) Finance
3 35 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.12%) Migration
5 25 (15.53%) Data Migration
5 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 21 (13.04%) MS Office
7 21 (13.04%) MS Visio
8 20 (12.42%) Project Management
9 17 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.94%) Logistics
10 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
11 15 (9.32%) ERP
11 15 (9.32%) IFS
11 15 (9.32%) Waterfall
12 14 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
13 13 (8.07%) Change Management
13 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
14 12 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
15 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
15 11 (6.83%) User Stories
15 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (6.21%) Retail
16 10 (6.21%) Oracle
17 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
17 9 (5.59%) Marketing
18 8 (4.97%) SAP

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 6 (3.73%) SAS
2 3 (1.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (13.04%) MS Office
1 21 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.86%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) BGP
1 4 (2.48%) MPLS
2 2 (1.24%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.35%) QlikView
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.11%) PowerPivot
5 4 (2.48%) Big Data
6 2 (1.24%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Rational Rose
General
1 67 (41.61%) Banking
2 50 (31.06%) Finance
3 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.21%) Retail
5 9 (5.59%) Marketing
6 7 (4.35%) Electronics
6 7 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.48%) Automotive
7 4 (2.48%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.86%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.86%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.48%) User Experience
4 3 (1.86%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.86%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.24%) Bitcoin
5 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.24%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.62%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.62%) FMCG
6 1 (0.62%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.62%) PDA
6 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.62%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.24%) Windows
1 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) Business Analysis
2 35 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.12%) Migration
4 25 (15.53%) Data Migration
4 25 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 20 (12.42%) Project Management
7 17 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (9.94%) Logistics
9 15 (9.32%) ERP
9 15 (9.32%) Waterfall
10 14 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (8.07%) Change Management
12 11 (6.83%) User Stories
13 9 (5.59%) Data Analysis
14 7 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
14 7 (4.35%) Scrum
14 7 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (3.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.73%) SQL
2 5 (3.11%) C#
2 5 (3.11%) Java
2 5 (3.11%) VB
2 5 (3.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.24%) Degree
4 2 (1.24%) IIBA
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.62%) MiFID
1 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.32%) IFS
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle
4 8 (4.97%) SAP
5 6 (3.73%) Teradata
6 4 (2.48%) Cisco
6 4 (2.48%) Huawei
7 3 (1.86%) Casewise
7 3 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.24%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) ILOG
9 1 (0.62%) Calypso
9 1 (0.62%) Murex
9 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.62%) Wall Street Systems
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