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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 56 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
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
554 715 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.10% 77.80% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 353 276
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 28
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Warrington -7 2 £400 +2.56%
Crewe - - - -
Requirements Analysis
North West

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
3 7 (41.18%) Advertising
3 7 (41.18%) Validation
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Kony
6 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) Worklight
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
6 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) GIS
6 2 (11.76%) ESRI
6 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
6 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) PowerCenter
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) SQLite
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Xcode
1 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Advertising
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
1 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
1 2 (11.76%) CSS3
1 2 (11.76%) Worklight
2 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.88%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) GIS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) B2B
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) RUP
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Memory Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Informatica
1 2 (11.76%) ESRI
1 2 (11.76%) Kony
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator