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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 62 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 9 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.97% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+62.52% +1.77%
Requirements Analysis
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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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
747 582 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.67% 74.33% 77.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 308 235
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 22
Average hourly rate £19.45 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
4 8 (50.00%) Advertising
4 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Validation
7 4 (25.00%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) ETL
8 3 (18.75%) SDLC
8 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) Use Case
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) BPMN
9 2 (12.50%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
9 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) B2B
9 2 (12.50%) Informatica
9 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) RUP

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) BPMN
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) B2B
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Unified Process
7 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GAAP
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft