Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.87% 2.60% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.74% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 19
Cambridge median daily rate £423 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% +14.81% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £305
90th Percentile £586 £468 £440
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33% -6.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 657 585 914
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 94.97% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 299 601
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £208 £250
90th Percentile £546 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 57 63
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +28.71%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.50 £57.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +33.93% +36.59% -16.33%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) BPMN
3 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) IIBA
4 6 (30.00%) CBAP
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) GDPR
6 4 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (10.00%) iSeries
8 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (10.00%) RPG
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) DB2
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (35.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) iSeries
1 2 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) BPMN
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CBAP
1 6 (30.00%) IIBA
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) IBM
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter