The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 30 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.46% 2.99% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.64% 3.21% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 24
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£371 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £356 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £11.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
647 530 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.28% 93.15% 90.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 251 300
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 81
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.50 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +9 15 £365 -16.57% 3
Cambridge +2 10 £368 +0.68% 4
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 43 (62.32%) Business Analysis
2 28 (40.58%) Finance
3 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.29%) SAP
6 13 (18.84%) ITIL
6 13 (18.84%) Project Management
7 12 (17.39%) SQL
7 12 (17.39%) Business Objects
8 11 (15.94%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (15.94%) ISEB
8 11 (15.94%) ETL
8 11 (15.94%) ISO 9001
8 11 (15.94%) BusinessObjects XI
8 11 (15.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 9 (13.04%) SaaS
9 9 (13.04%) Oracle
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.14%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (10.14%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (8.70%) Retail
12 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
12 5 (7.25%) ERP
12 5 (7.25%) C
12 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
12 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.25%) User Stories
13 4 (5.80%) IIBA
13 4 (5.80%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.45%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) Crystal Reports
1 11 (15.94%) BusinessObjects XI
1 11 (15.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 7 (10.14%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) LIMS
2 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) UNIX
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Business Analysis
2 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) ITIL
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
4 11 (15.94%) ETL
5 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.14%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) ERP
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.25%) User Stories
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 3 (4.35%) UML
8 3 (4.35%) CRM
9 2 (2.90%) Data Mapping
9 2 (2.90%) V-Model
9 2 (2.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VB
3 1 (1.45%) Korn
3 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.45%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) ISEB
2 4 (5.80%) IIBA
3 1 (1.45%) VCP4
3 1 (1.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) SAP
2 12 (17.39%) Business Objects
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) QAD
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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Volt
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago