Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 58 54
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.83% 2.29% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 2.43% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 39
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -6.83%
10th Percentile £283 £318 £306
90th Percentile £481 £464 £490
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £23.41
% change year-on-year -8.33% +53.80% -38.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1320 1069 1514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 94.19% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 515 889
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £226
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 101 132
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +15 29 £336 +12.00% 3
Cambridge -2 20 £423 +9.03% 1
Huntingdon - 2 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (45.59%) Business Analysis
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.94%) Manufacturing
4 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.65%) User Stories
7 11 (16.18%) Finance
8 10 (14.71%) Migration
8 10 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (13.24%) Scrum
9 9 (13.24%) Change Management
9 9 (13.24%) ERP
10 8 (11.76%) BPMN
10 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.29%) Retail
11 7 (10.29%) Marketing
11 7 (10.29%) QA
11 7 (10.29%) Business Process Modelling
12 6 (8.82%) GDPR
12 6 (8.82%) Resource Allocation
12 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.82%) Change Control
12 6 (8.82%) IIBA
12 6 (8.82%) CBAP
12 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
12 6 (8.82%) ISEB
12 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
12 6 (8.82%) SQL
12 6 (8.82%) Web Services
13 5 (7.35%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 19 (27.94%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.18%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Marketing
3 7 (10.29%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) Mason
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Wiki
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) iSeries
3 2 (2.94%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Business Analysis
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.65%) User Stories
5 10 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
5 10 (14.71%) Migration
6 9 (13.24%) Change Management
6 9 (13.24%) ERP
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) BPMN
7 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.29%) Business Process Modelling
9 6 (8.82%) Change Control
9 6 (8.82%) Resource Allocation
9 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) CBAP
1 6 (8.82%) IIBA
1 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) CISM
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) GDPR
3 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) BMC
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle
1 4 (5.88%) Remedy
2 2 (2.94%) IBM
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) DocuSign
3 1 (1.47%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.47%) Twitter