The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 27 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.24% 1.22% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 1.75% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£368 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £333 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £397 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.96%
Business Analysis
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 228 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.27% 69.30% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 110 153
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cambridge region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 5 (26.32%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) ERP
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) IIBA
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
7 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
7 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) SAP R/3
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) DSDM
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
1 12 (63.16%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.26%) Velocity
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) ERP
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) DSDM
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) IIBA
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CBAP
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP