The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 29 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.46% 0.58% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.71% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£400 £350 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.87 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.18% +0.80%
Requirements Management
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
181 141 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.29% 82.46% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 44 32
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.54 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Calabash
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Apigee
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Redis
5 1 (14.29%) FATCA
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Android

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Mocha
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Calabash
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Change Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Change Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Change Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apigee