The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 58 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 3 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.85% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £394 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £435 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £397
% change year-on-year
- +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%
Requirements Analysis
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Birmingham region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Requirements Analysis.

1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
1 5 (62.50%) Device Driver
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) German Language
3 3 (37.50%) FlexRay
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) COBIT
5 1 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) EAI
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 4 (50.00%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Development
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT