The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 17 40
Rank change year-on-year -46 +23  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.73% 8.55% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 10.24% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 25
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £383
% change year-on-year -2.50% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £43.43
% change year-on-year +18.58% -34.95%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 637 547 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.82% 83.51% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 308 392
Median daily rate £400 £406 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.36% +3.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Median hourly rate £16.25 £11.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (27.03%) User Stories
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.92%) ISEB
7 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) User Experience
9 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.81%) Internet
9 4 (10.81%) Banking
10 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
10 3 (8.11%) SDLC
10 3 (8.11%) NAS
10 3 (8.11%) Marketing
10 3 (8.11%) Use Case
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Kanban
10 3 (8.11%) CRM
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (8.11%) SAN
10 3 (8.11%) ERP
10 3 (8.11%) UML

Business Analysis
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.70%) Staffware
2 1 (2.70%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) NAS
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Analyst
2 27 (72.97%) Business Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Digital Analyst
3 14 (37.84%) Digital Business Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Business IT Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Project Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Requirements Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) User Experience
4 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) iPhone
6 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) User Stories
4 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.11%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) UML
8 3 (8.11%) Use Case
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ACCA
3 1 (2.70%) CIMA
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO