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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 79 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.38%
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
1124 895 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.46% 72.76% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 527 269
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 11 (64.71%) Business Analysis
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
6 4 (23.53%) Campaign Management
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) Silverpop
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) SPSS
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 2 (11.76%) VBScript
8 2 (11.76%) VB
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) XML

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SPSS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 13 (76.47%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
2 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) XSLT
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Informatics
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Health Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Business Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
4 4 (23.53%) Campaign Management
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) VBScript
2 2 (11.76%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
3 1 (5.88%) CODA