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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
England / North West
Rank 126 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 10 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.13% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.37% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 15
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £354 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £53.00 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +7.50%

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
2176 3140 2634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.24% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1894 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 February 2017. 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 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
Lancashire +7 4 £400 - 1
Merseyside -5 2 £400 -20.00% 1
Manchester -9 2 £419 +6.68% 5
Cheshire +18 1 £375 -6.25%
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Migration
3 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 9 (37.50%) SAP PP
3 9 (37.50%) SAP PP-PI
4 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
4 8 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 8 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 8 (33.33%) SAP MII
4 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (33.33%) SAP XI
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.83%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) MySQL
7 4 (16.67%) Use Case
7 4 (16.67%) User Stories
8 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
8 3 (12.50%) QA
8 3 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 3 (12.50%) DB2
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling

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 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SAP PP
1 9 (37.50%) SAP PP-PI
2 8 (33.33%) SAP MII
3 1 (4.17%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) SAP Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) SAP PP Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) SAP PP Business Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Designer
6 3 (12.50%) SAP Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Documentation Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.17%) E-Business Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) jQuery
2 1 (4.17%) Laravel
2 1 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 9 (37.50%) Change Management
3 8 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 8 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 8 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Use Case
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 3 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CBAP
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) IIBA
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) GDPR
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata