The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 30 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.15% 4.46% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 4.74% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Average daily rate
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£368 £368 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 253 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.95% 94.05% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 127 194
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) IIBA
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) BPR
7 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Information Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.53%) V-Model
8 1 (5.26%) SaaS
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
2 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) BPR
6 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) IIBA
2 1 (5.26%) CBAP
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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