Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 29 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 116 105 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.94% 6.02% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 6.46% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 52 107
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £481 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £39.44 £29.50
% change year-on-year -29.00% +33.69% -13.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2229 1625 2540
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 93.23% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 848 1279
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 77 106
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.11
90th Percentile £42.62 £39.25 £31.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 85 £400 - 1
High Wycombe - 8 £290 - 1
Aylesbury - 4 £260 - 2
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 32 (27.59%) Business Analysis
3 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.79%) Project Management
5 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (12.07%) Banking
7 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
7 13 (11.21%) User Stories
8 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
8 12 (10.34%) PMO
8 12 (10.34%) Change Management
9 11 (9.48%) MS Visio
9 11 (9.48%) Logistics
10 10 (8.62%) Business Process Analysis
11 9 (7.76%) Wireframes
11 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
11 9 (7.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 9 (7.76%) Oracle
11 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
11 9 (7.76%) SQL
11 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.90%) UML
12 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
12 8 (6.90%) Programme Management
12 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) SAS
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
3 5 (4.31%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (9.48%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle CRM On Demand
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) NAS
1 5 (4.31%) SAN
1 5 (4.31%) WAN
2 3 (2.59%) ATM
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) QlikView
3 2 (1.72%) MS Access
3 2 (1.72%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) DB2
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.59%) Advertising
6 3 (2.59%) Electronics
7 2 (1.72%) Games
7 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.86%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) .NET
1 1 (0.86%) Flash
1 1 (0.86%) HTML
1 1 (0.86%) ISAPI
1 1 (0.86%) SAML
1 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) User Experience
3 2 (1.72%) IVR
4 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.86%) iPad
4 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) Online Games
4 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Windows
1 5 (4.31%) Windows Server
1 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 28 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.79%) Project Management
5 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (11.21%) User Stories
6 12 (10.34%) Change Management
7 11 (9.48%) Logistics
8 10 (8.62%) Business Process Analysis
9 9 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
9 9 (7.76%) Wireframes
10 8 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.90%) UML
10 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.03%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (6.03%) Business Transformation
11 7 (6.03%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (6.03%) Data Management
11 7 (6.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) Java
2 6 (5.17%) VBA
3 5 (4.31%) C#
3 5 (4.31%) VB
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.03%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.31%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.31%) PMP
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.59%) ISEB
7 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) PMO
2 7 (6.03%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.31%) GDPR
3 5 (4.31%) P3O
4 3 (2.59%) ISO 8583
5 2 (1.72%) QA
6 1 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.86%) PSD2
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Teradata
4 5 (4.31%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com