The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 10 28
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 119 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.96% 11.41% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 11.94% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 68 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 964 997 1141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.77% 95.59% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 526 519
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -24 38 £401 +0.12% 2
Aylesbury - 4 £400 - 1
High Wycombe +5 3 £228 - 3
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 42 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.98%) Finance
5 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.19%) User Stories
7 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
7 12 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
8 11 (12.09%) Project Management
9 9 (9.89%) SDLC
9 9 (9.89%) CRM
9 9 (9.89%) ISEB
10 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.79%) MS Office
10 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
10 8 (8.79%) Scrum
11 7 (7.69%) Retail
11 7 (7.69%) Degree
11 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.59%) UML
12 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (5.49%) JIRA
13 5 (5.49%) Performance Management
13 5 (5.49%) Risk Management

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 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
2 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.20%) Maximo
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) SMS
2 1 (1.10%) VoIP
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (21.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.30%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 2 (2.20%) Electronics
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) WSDL
2 1 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) User Experience
4 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (13.19%) User Stories
6 11 (12.09%) Project Management
7 9 (9.89%) CRM
7 9 (9.89%) SDLC
8 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.79%) Scrum
9 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) UML
11 5 (5.49%) Change Management
11 5 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) Java
2 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) ISEB
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (2.20%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ACCA
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) EFQM
1 2 (2.20%) QA
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) SAP
3 2 (2.20%) hybris
3 2 (2.20%) IFS
4 1 (1.10%) ATG
4 1 (1.10%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
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