The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.69% +16.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Requirements Analysis
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO