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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 84 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.36% 0.71% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.84% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £500 £500 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +96.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -2.09%
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
935 835 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.54% 84.34% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 528 307
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 29 April 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
Chester -4 3 £500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Requirements Management
North West

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP