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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 146 147 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 24 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.59% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 10
Average daily rate £450 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £241 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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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
3277 3055 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.07% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2029 1690 1229
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 143 135
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -2 12 £475 +94.87% 8
Lancashire +2 5 - -
Merseyside +4 3 £500 -31.03% 1
Cheshire -3 3 £425 -10.52% 2
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Scrum
3 16 (25.81%) C#
4 15 (24.19%) CSS
4 15 (24.19%) HTML
4 15 (24.19%) HTML5
4 15 (24.19%) CSS3
5 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.35%) .NET
6 12 (19.35%) OO
6 12 (19.35%) BDD
7 11 (17.74%) SpecFlow
7 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
7 11 (17.74%) UML
7 11 (17.74%) CMS
7 11 (17.74%) MVC
7 11 (17.74%) Finance
7 11 (17.74%) WCAG
7 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
7 11 (17.74%) Web Testing
7 11 (17.74%) EPiServer
7 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
7 11 (17.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (17.74%) Sitecore
7 11 (17.74%) OWASP
8 10 (16.13%) TDD
8 10 (16.13%) User Experience
9 9 (14.52%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (17.74%) CMS
1 11 (17.74%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) SpecFlow
2 9 (14.52%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Local Government
3 6 (9.68%) Advertising
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 3 (4.84%) Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
1 21 (33.87%) Business Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) HTML Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.06%) UX Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) UX Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) CSS
1 15 (24.19%) CSS3
1 15 (24.19%) HTML
1 15 (24.19%) HTML5
2 12 (19.35%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
4 9 (14.52%) Java EE
4 9 (14.52%) Web Services
5 6 (9.68%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (16.13%) User Experience
3 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.84%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.35%) BDD
4 12 (19.35%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.74%) MVC
5 11 (17.74%) OWASP
5 11 (17.74%) UML
5 11 (17.74%) Web Testing
6 10 (16.13%) TDD
7 9 (14.52%) Business Analysis
7 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.90%) Requirements Management
8 8 (12.90%) Use Case
8 8 (12.90%) Web Development
9 7 (11.29%) SDLC
9 7 (11.29%) User Stories
10 6 (9.68%) BPMN
10 6 (9.68%) Conflict Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) C#
2 9 (14.52%) C++
2 9 (14.52%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) VC++
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) WCAG
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.61%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) EPiServer
1 11 (17.74%) Sitecore
2 8 (12.90%) IBM
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) Capita
5 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.84%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.84%) Serena
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) CA
8 1 (1.61%) EMC
8 1 (1.61%) Facebook
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) Twitter