The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 38 29 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.79% 4.82% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 4.95% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 11
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £483 £413
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 £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 502 606 644
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.48% 97.43% 97.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 361 315
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 64
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +150.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 12 £406 +8.33% 2
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) User Experience
4 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Data Governance
5 3 (9.38%) Information Management
5 3 (9.38%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Data Management
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 3 (9.38%) SAS
5 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) Veeva
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
6 2 (6.25%) BPR
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Life Science
6 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) InVision
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Data Governance
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) Information Management
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) BPR
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) Google