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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 30 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.48% 2.74% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.98% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £333 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £397 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.61%
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
236 226 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.07% 68.90% 67.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 110 153
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £508 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) SAP R/3
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP