The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 129 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.49% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 7
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£388 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £302 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £418 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+105.26% -53.37%
Requirements Analysis
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2697 2048 1649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.77% 72.27% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1047 809
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.56 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Cheshire +1 7 £388 -0.64% 2
Manchester -5 6 £289 -11.15% 5
Lancashire 0 4 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £725 - 1
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England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 8 (21.62%) ETL
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) Banking
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Advertising
7 5 (13.51%) Validation
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) .NET
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 4 (10.81%) Java
8 4 (10.81%) Windows
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
8 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
8 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
8 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQLite
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SSDT
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.70%) Xcode
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) GIS Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Research Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) iOS SDK
3 2 (5.41%) CSS3
3 2 (5.41%) Worklight
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.70%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
2 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.62%) ETL
5 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Validation
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) RUP
8 3 (8.11%) Unified Process
8 3 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Data Management
9 2 (5.41%) Web Design
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) VBA
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) HNC
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) CITP
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos
2 2 (5.41%) ESRI
2 2 (5.41%) Informatica
2 2 (5.41%) Kony
3 1 (2.70%) Lotus
3 1 (2.70%) Remedy
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Capita
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) EMC
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) CA