The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.66% 1.69% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.74% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £420 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £312 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £524 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -29.11% +21.53%  

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 283 344 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.71% 96.63% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 783 1495
Median daily rate £340 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £517 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 72 108
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.24 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.75 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Cambridge

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.11%) GDPR
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Life Science
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Google
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) InVision
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Life Science
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
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