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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 60 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 7 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 1.38% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.66% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £34.93
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +57.48%
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
655 782 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.97% 83.28% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 474 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 4 £405 -14.73% 1
Chester - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £275 -
Requirements Analysis
North West

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XSD
3 4 (40.00%) JBoss
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (40.00%) Use Case
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Data Guard
3 4 (40.00%) Smart Meter
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) ArchiMate
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Degree

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Architect
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Information Systems Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Metering Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) XSD
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) ArchiMate
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) HP