Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 42 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 34 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.76% 2.84% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 3.27% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 8
Cambridge median daily rate £473 £404 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.03% -12.70% +23.33%
10th Percentile £312 £247 £299
90th Percentile £593 £575 £533
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £470 £380 £463
% change year-on-year +23.68% -17.84% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £42.50

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 626 550 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 87.68% 86.89% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 318 230
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.23% -1.27%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £234
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £430 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +8.52% +5.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 70
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +31.20% -19.87%
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.13 £14.54
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.88 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.75 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -43.13% +17.65% -4.23%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Project Management
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) User Stories
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.59%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) JIRA
8 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.76%) Workshop Facilitation
9 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (11.76%) PMO
9 4 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) Life Science
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.76%) Analytics
9 4 (11.76%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.82%) Confluence
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Author
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Author
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Development Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Development Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) LIMS Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (11.76%) Life Science
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.94%) LIMS
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) User Stories
4 6 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (11.76%) Analytics
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 4 (11.76%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (8.82%) Business Process Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.94%) Perl
1 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) CBAP
3 1 (2.94%) MBA
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Talend
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy