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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 81 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.92% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.63 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +0.35%
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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
1348 945 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.55% 78.75% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 520 383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (35.00%) User Experience
5 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) MS Project
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Planview
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
8 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) Subversion

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Project
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 2 (10.00%) Hudson
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Bower
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) Sass
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JCL
3 1 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Planview
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) GoldenSource
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft