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 25 June 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.

Business Analysis
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.35% 2.28% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.74% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.19% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £525 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £44.22
% change year-on-year +18.58% -36.10%  

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 232 292 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.38% 83.19% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 178 272
Median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £20.65 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Life Science
5 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM

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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter