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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 149 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 14 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.77% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.98% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
Median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £34.93
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +57.48%
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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
3005 2950 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 78.10% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1737 1212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 92
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -4 7 £388 -6.06% 3
Manchester -10 6 £416 -2.05% 3
Lancashire -10 1 - -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) UML
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) Java EE
6 10 (23.81%) OO
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
7 9 (21.43%) Local Government
7 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 7 (16.67%) IBM
8 7 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (14.29%) C++
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Use Case
9 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 6 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (14.29%) QA
9 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
10 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
10 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (21.43%) Local Government
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Integration Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Architect
6 4 (9.52%) UX Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) Java EE
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (11.90%) CSS3
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 5 (11.90%) HTML5
4 5 (11.90%) XML
5 4 (9.52%) .NET
5 4 (9.52%) REST
5 4 (9.52%) SOAP
5 4 (9.52%) XSD
6 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) JSF
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.38%) EJB
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) LINQ
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
2 5 (11.90%) User Experience
3 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (9.52%) Smart Meter
4 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) New Media
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 12 (28.57%) UML
4 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.81%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 6 (14.29%) Use Case
8 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (11.90%) OOD
9 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 5 (11.90%) Quality Management
9 5 (11.90%) Web Development
10 4 (9.52%) ArchiMate
10 4 (9.52%) Data Management
10 4 (9.52%) Time Management
10 4 (9.52%) Web Application Development
11 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) VC++
4 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VB
4 2 (4.76%) VB6
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Capita
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.38%) Facebook
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Serena
7 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.38%) Twitter