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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 81 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.71% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£342 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £397
% change year-on-year
- +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%
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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
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 2 (13.33%) SPSS
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (13.33%) Hudson
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Bower
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Sass
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) GoldenSource
2 1 (6.67%) Planview
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle