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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 79 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.76% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.96% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +110.52%
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
1148 1040 881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.48% 79.27% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 577 449
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) SAS
5 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) GPRS
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Product Owner
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Public Sector Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) COBOL
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
1 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle