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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 39 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 2.86% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.81% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £368 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £456 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +14.51%
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
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Document Management
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Use Case
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Time Management
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (35.71%) Process Management
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
8 2 (14.29%) iPad
9 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (7.14%) Facebook
9 1 (7.14%) Twitter
9 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (7.14%) CMDB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
1 11 (78.57%) Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Service Architect
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Web Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
4 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Document Management
3 7 (50.00%) Use Case
4 5 (35.71%) Process Management
4 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 5 (35.71%) Workflow Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.14%) Facebook
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter