The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 47 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 1.04% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.27% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £325 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +62.52%
Requirements Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
333 316 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 73.84% 81.87% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 219 233
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 30
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.91 £24.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% -8.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £59.50 £50.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Lancashire region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Lancashire region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) VC++
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) VB6
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Serena
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) VB
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) Aerospace

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Management
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) VC++
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Serena