Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 85 88 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.90% 6.90% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 7.41% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 80
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.56% +5.10%
10th Percentile £295 £298 £306
90th Percentile £475 £475 £451
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1652 1188 1857
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 93.10% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 658 955
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.57% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.36 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £34.85 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 26 (30.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (14.12%) Banking
7 10 (11.76%) Logistics
7 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
7 10 (11.76%) User Stories
7 10 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
8 9 (10.59%) Change Management
8 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
9 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.41%) UML
9 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
10 7 (8.24%) Business Process Modelling
10 7 (8.24%) Oracle
10 7 (8.24%) SQL
10 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (8.24%) Use Case
10 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.06%) Marketing
11 6 (7.06%) Data Management
11 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.06%) SAS
11 6 (7.06%) Wireframes
11 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.06%) Data Quality

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 6 (7.06%) SAS
2 3 (3.53%) CMS
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) NAS
1 5 (5.88%) SAN
1 5 (5.88%) WAN
2 3 (3.53%) ATM
3 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) QlikView
3 2 (2.35%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) MS Access
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) Games
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) ISAPI
1 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
1 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
1 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
4 10 (11.76%) Logistics
4 10 (11.76%) User Stories
5 9 (10.59%) Change Management
6 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.41%) UML
7 7 (8.24%) Business Process Modelling
7 7 (8.24%) Use Case
7 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.06%) Data Management
8 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.06%) Wireframes
9 5 (5.88%) CRM
9 5 (5.88%) ITIL
9 5 (5.88%) Migration
9 5 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) VBA
3 4 (4.71%) C#
3 4 (4.71%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.71%) GDPR
3 3 (3.53%) ISO 8583
3 3 (3.53%) PMO
4 2 (2.35%) QA
5 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.18%) PSD2
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Teradata
4 4 (4.71%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) HP