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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 30 35 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.19% 2.70% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.28% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -1.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.83%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 160
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 14
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Local Government
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle