The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 66 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 9 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.95% 1.43% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.79% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +110.52%
Requirements Analysis
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 2 £300 -
Chester -1 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
North West

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) UML
4 5 (35.71%) Advertising
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) BPMN
5 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Data Management
5 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Advertising
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) UML
3 6 (42.86%) Use Case
4 5 (35.71%) BPMN
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Data Management
5 4 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
6 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft