The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 31 13 27
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 90 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.63% 11.97% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 12.50% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 33
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 696 720 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.30% 95.74% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 397 374
Median daily rate £411 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Contractor 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 in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (23.53%) Finance
5 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
5 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
6 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
6 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) ISEB
7 9 (13.24%) Project Management
7 9 (13.24%) User Stories
8 8 (11.76%) SDLC
9 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
9 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.82%) CRM
10 6 (8.82%) UML
10 6 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) MS Office
11 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.35%) Workflow
12 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
12 4 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
12 4 (5.88%) Scrum
12 4 (5.88%) Change Management
12 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (5.88%) Retail

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 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Maximo
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) SMS
2 1 (1.47%) VoIP
2 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Automotive
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) WSDL
2 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.18%) PRINCE2
4 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
5 9 (13.24%) User Stories
6 8 (11.76%) SDLC
7 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) UML
9 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.35%) Workflow
10 4 (5.88%) Change Management
10 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ACCA
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) EFQM
1 2 (2.94%) QA
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.47%) ATG
3 1 (1.47%) HP
3 1 (1.47%) hybris
3 1 (1.47%) IBM
3 1 (1.47%) IFS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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