The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 25 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.88% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -51.43%
Requirements Analysis
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 179 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.63% 87.32% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Process
2 3 (42.86%) RUP
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Worklight
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Kony
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Windows

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) Worklight
2 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
2 1 (14.29%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) RUP
1 3 (42.86%) Unified Process
1 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator