The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 83 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 23 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 0.29% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.37% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Average daily rate £393 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +21.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +35.59%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1501 1083 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.71% 77.47% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 666 460
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Stockport -1 10 £370 -10.30%
Bolton - 1 £485 -
Requirements Analysis
North West

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (44.00%) WCAG
2 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
2 11 (44.00%) EPiServer
2 11 (44.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (44.00%) Sitecore
2 11 (44.00%) OWASP
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) CMS
2 11 (44.00%) HTML5
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) CSS3
2 11 (44.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (44.00%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Capita
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) Process Management
5 5 (20.00%) User Experience
5 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (20.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (44.00%) CMS
1 11 (44.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) HTML Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (16.00%) UX Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
1 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
1 11 (44.00%) CSS3
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
1 11 (44.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) BDD
2 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 11 (44.00%) OWASP
2 11 (44.00%) Web Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) Process Management
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) User Stories
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Microservices
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) EPiServer
1 11 (44.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter