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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 28 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.08% 3.76% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 5.00% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.19%
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
272 260 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.91% 75.14% 60.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 155 114
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) Retail
6 6 (24.00%) RAD
6 6 (24.00%) CRM
6 6 (24.00%) ISEB
7 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (16.00%) IIBA
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Content Management
9 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (12.00%) Legal
9 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
10 2 (8.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) Windows
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) ERP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.00%) FileMaker
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
4 2 (8.00%) Electronics
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 17 (68.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Database Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Remedy Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) RAD
5 6 (24.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) DSDM
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) Python
2 1 (4.00%) SOQL
2 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) IIBA
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) BMC
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com