The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -34 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.78% 11.83% 5.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 12.23% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 31
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

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 715 646 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.49% 96.71% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 345 442
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (39.39%) Business Analysis
2 21 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (27.27%) Finance
4 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (16.67%) User Stories
7 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.64%) ISEB
8 7 (10.61%) Marketing
8 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.61%) ITIL
8 7 (10.61%) UML
8 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.61%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (9.09%) Project Management
10 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (7.58%) Data Management
10 5 (7.58%) NAS
10 5 (7.58%) Use Case
10 5 (7.58%) Scrum
10 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
10 5 (7.58%) Workflow
10 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
10 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Maximo
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) NAS
1 5 (7.58%) SAN
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) ATM
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) iPad
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (39.39%) Business Analysis
2 21 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.67%) User Stories
4 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.61%) Business Process Modelling
5 7 (10.61%) ITIL
5 7 (10.61%) UML
5 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.09%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) Data Management
7 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.58%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Use Case
7 5 (7.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.64%) ISEB
4 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ACCA
6 1 (1.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) EFQM
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 8583
2 2 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) IFS