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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 143 147 133
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 17 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.74% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 2
Median daily rate £350 £456 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +10.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £343 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £53.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £40.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+23.65% +12.28%
Requirements Analysis
England

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
2939 3663 2440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.30% 81.82% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2293 1396
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 114
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.58 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 11 £363 -0.48% 4
Cheshire -6 4 £275 -42.10% 1
Lancashire +21 1 - -
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England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (33.33%) UML
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
5 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) QA
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 5 (16.67%) Internet
7 5 (16.67%) Use Case
7 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.67%) Data Structures
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) ArchiMate
8 4 (13.33%) REST
8 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
8 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
8 4 (13.33%) SAP PP-PI
8 4 (13.33%) Time Management

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 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP PP
1 4 (13.33%) SAP PP-PI
2 3 (10.00%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) AMQP
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) OrientDB
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 19 (63.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SAP Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SAP PP Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) SAP PP Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) XSD
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) SAP XI
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) LINQ
5 1 (3.33%) EJB
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) JSF
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 3 (10.00%) New Media
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (33.33%) UML
4 9 (30.00%) User Stories
5 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.67%) Use Case
8 4 (13.33%) ArchiMate
8 4 (13.33%) Data Management
8 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 4 (13.33%) Time Management
8 4 (13.33%) Web Development
9 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VB6
4 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CBAP
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) IIBA
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy