The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 24 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.90% 3.48% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 3.56% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Median daily rate £406 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £323 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £458 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -12.32% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 287 393 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.18% 97.76% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 250 182
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 23
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) SAS
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) User Experience
4 3 (14.29%) Veeva
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 2 (9.52%) Life Science
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) BPR
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) DSDM
6 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) InVision
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 2 (9.52%) BPR
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) DSDM
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago