The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 72 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 0.49% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.65% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£380 £345 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £349 £817
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Requirements Management
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
903 615 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.62% 74.91% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Requirements Management
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 Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Chester -4 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £625 -
Requirements Management
North West

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
1 5 (45.45%) JSON
1 5 (45.45%) QA
1 5 (45.45%) RESTful
1 5 (45.45%) Node.js
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Redis
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Calabash
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Mocha
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Requirements Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (27.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
1 3 (27.27%) Mocha
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Calabash
1 3 (27.27%) Appium
2 1 (9.09%) Lombardi
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Change Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Business Change Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) JSON
1 5 (45.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
3 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Apigee
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft