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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 37 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 3.19% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.31% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £368 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £316 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
361 302 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.78% 96.49% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 181 132
Average daily rate £400 £368 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 (70.59%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Business Analysis
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Use Case
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 6 (35.29%) Document Management
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Workflow Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Time Management
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Process Management
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.76%) Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Legal
9 2 (11.76%) BPR
9 2 (11.76%) SAP
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (11.76%) iPad
10 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
10 1 (5.88%) IIBA
10 1 (5.88%) CBAP
10 1 (5.88%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Business Analysis
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Use Case
5 6 (35.29%) Document Management
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (23.53%) Process Management
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Time Management
7 4 (23.53%) Workflow
7 4 (23.53%) Workflow Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) BPR
8 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Data Management
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.88%) Business Development
9 1 (5.88%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CBAP
2 1 (5.88%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter