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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 75 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£334 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+62.52% +1.77%
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
1143 969 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.50% 76.54% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 566 328
Average daily rate £375 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Silverpop
5 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) SPSS
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) CODA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project
6 1 (6.67%) MS Office
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) .NET

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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.

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 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) WinForms
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) CODA
2 1 (6.67%) GoldenSource
2 1 (6.67%) Planview
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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