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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 139 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 13 39 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.93% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.15% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £47.50 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +34.51%
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
2836 3383 2337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.38% 80.59% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2057 1298
Median daily rate £400 £401 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 134 102
Median hourly rate £21.05 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.38% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Manchester -4 8 £363 -14.70% 3
Cheshire -2 5 £275 -42.10% 1
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Scrum
3 14 (38.89%) Web Services
4 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (30.56%) UML
7 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.78%) Java EE
8 9 (25.00%) Local Government
8 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 8 (22.22%) User Stories
10 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
10 7 (19.44%) OO
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
11 6 (16.67%) QA
11 6 (16.67%) Use Case
11 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
12 5 (13.89%) SDLC
12 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (13.89%) Confluence
12 5 (13.89%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (13.89%) User Experience
12 5 (13.89%) JIRA

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 (13.89%) Confluence
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Local Government
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Front Office
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Architect
5 4 (11.11%) UX Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Architect
7 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) Java EE
3 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (11.11%) CSS3
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) HTML5
4 4 (11.11%) REST
4 4 (11.11%) SOAP
4 4 (11.11%) XSD
5 3 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.56%) LINQ
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) EJB
7 1 (2.78%) JSF
7 1 (2.78%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
2 5 (13.89%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Clustering
3 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.33%) Internet of Things
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) New Media
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Scrum
3 13 (36.11%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (30.56%) UML
5 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) User Stories
7 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
7 7 (19.44%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) Use Case
9 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.89%) OOD
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
9 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
9 5 (13.89%) Requirements Management
9 5 (13.89%) SDLC
10 4 (11.11%) ArchiMate
10 4 (11.11%) Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) VC++
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Remedy