The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 89 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
927 588 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.96% 76.17% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 321 387
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £22.45 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Requirements Management
West Yorkshire

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Requirements Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Requirements Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft