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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 79 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.082% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.12%
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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) VBScript
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Lync
4 3 (20.00%) Health Informatics

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Programme Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Campaign Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) XSLT
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
1 3 (20.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) BPR
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
1 3 (20.00%) VB
1 3 (20.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft