The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 67 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.33% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.47% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
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£375 - £403
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £53.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-33.37% -11.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
664 426 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.73% 70.41% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 312 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) Casewise
6 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
1 13 (81.25%) Business Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Business Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Business Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (12.50%) Casewise
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft