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 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 91 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.77% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £369 £333
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%
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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
1169 906 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.91% 72.31% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 489 398
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
2 1 (9.09%) Teradata
2 1 (9.09%) Capita