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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 38 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.79% 2.97% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 3.18% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Average daily rate
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£344 £419 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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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
471 440 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.01% 93.42% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 297 155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Business Analysis
3 17 (45.95%) Project Management
4 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
4 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) Retail
6 9 (24.32%) RAD
7 8 (21.62%) ERP
7 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
8 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.22%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (16.22%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (13.51%) Analytics
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 5 (13.51%) SQL
10 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
11 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (10.81%) ISEB
11 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
11 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Force.com
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) LIMS
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Business Analysis
3 17 (45.95%) Project Management
4 13 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (35.14%) PRINCE2
5 12 (32.43%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) RAD
7 8 (21.62%) ERP
8 6 (16.22%) CRM
8 6 (16.22%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) Analytics
9 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
10 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.81%) Document Management
10 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Use Case
11 3 (8.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) IIBA
4 1 (2.70%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
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