The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 34 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.06% 2.78% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.95% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -30.39%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 373 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.22% 94.19% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 163 217
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 104
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) User Stories
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Information Management
4 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) BPR
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.64%) Marketing
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Advertising
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) User Stories
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Information Management
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) BPR
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) CA
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