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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 40 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.45% 4.42% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 4.74% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £278 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £46.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
787 759 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.59% 93.13% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 432 297
Average daily rate £363 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 75 81
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Cambridge +4 22 £338 -19.40% 4
Peterborough -4 3 £350 +7.69%
Huntingdon +1 2 £400 -20.00% 2
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 29 (43.94%) Business Analysis
2 26 (39.39%) Project Management
3 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 13 (19.70%) Finance
6 13 (19.70%) Scrum
7 10 (15.15%) Retail
8 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 9 (13.64%) SAP
8 9 (13.64%) RAD
9 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.12%) ERP
9 8 (12.12%) Use Case
10 7 (10.61%) Oracle
11 6 (9.09%) SQL
11 6 (9.09%) ITIL
11 6 (9.09%) CRM
11 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
11 6 (9.09%) User Stories
11 6 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (7.58%) Analytics
12 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (3.03%) MFGPRO
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Force.com
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Retail
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
5 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.52%) LIMS
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Business Analysis
2 26 (39.39%) Project Management
3 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (24.24%) PRINCE2
6 13 (19.70%) Scrum
7 9 (13.64%) RAD
8 8 (12.12%) ERP
8 8 (12.12%) Use Case
9 6 (9.09%) CRM
9 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
9 6 (9.09%) ITIL
9 6 (9.09%) User Stories
10 5 (7.58%) Analytics
10 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.06%) BPR
11 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
11 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
2 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.52%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) ISEB
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) IIBA
4 1 (1.52%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) SAP
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) QAD
5 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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