Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 37 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.05% 1.39% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 1.69% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 15
Cambridge median daily rate £460 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -14.44% +20.81%
10th Percentile £383 £319 £328
90th Percentile £541 £488 £593
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15% +10.00%
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 631 534 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 86.20% 82.66% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 284 320
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £205 £263
90th Percentile £579 £525 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 53
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £16.27 £17.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £50.75 £48.35 £59.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% +4.17% +128.28%

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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) User Stories
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) JIRA
5 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (16.22%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) Degree
7 6 (16.22%) Confluence
8 5 (13.51%) Analytics
8 5 (13.51%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (13.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (13.51%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) SAP
9 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.81%) PMO
9 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
10 3 (8.11%) Coaching
10 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
10 3 (8.11%) ERP

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 6 (16.22%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Business Analyst
2 21 (56.76%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Author
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Author
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.41%) PMO Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Process Mapping Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.11%) Life Science
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) User Stories
3 7 (18.92%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (13.51%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Coaching
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Web Application Development
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) CAPM
3 1 (2.70%) MBA
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle