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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 43 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.10% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£385 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -7.22%
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
366 119 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.44% 69.19% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 65 103
Average daily rate £400 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £211 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £14.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -6 4 £385 -
Blackpool - - - -
Requirements Analysis
North West

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
3 4 (57.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (57.14%) PowerPivot
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (42.86%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) ResourceLink
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (57.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) ETL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modeller
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Reference Data
1 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Data Quality