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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 61 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.68% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£435 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.56 £53.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
-31.01% -15.20%
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
490 442 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.64% 70.27% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 307 247
Average daily rate £375 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £52.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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
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 2 October 2014, 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 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Billing
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SAP CS
4 3 (27.27%) SAP PM
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) TRIRIGA

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP CS
1 3 (27.27%) SAP PM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) SAP PM Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SAP CS Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft