The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 77 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.90 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+33.22% -17.67%
Requirements Analysis
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1037 834 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.59% 72.46% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 444 227
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £14.02 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.80% -19.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Lync
5 2 (14.29%) Health Informatics
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Campaign Management
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) Informatics
5 2 (14.29%) HL7
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 2 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Health Informatics
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Informatics
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (28.57%) Line Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Campaign Management
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VB6
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Sun
1 1 (7.14%) CODA