The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 120 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £298 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £478 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £364
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +5.73%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2068 1732 1581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.94% 68.84% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 876 814
Average daily rate £380 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 60 53
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.45 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.80 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Scotland region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the Scotland region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh - 5 £413 - 4
Glasgow -3 1 £285 +3.63%
Fife - - - - 1
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 4 (14.29%) UML
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Line Management
5 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.71%) BPR
6 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Lync
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) ERD
7 2 (7.14%) KDB
7 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) GemFire
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) KDB
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) JSF
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Informatics
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 4 (14.29%) UML
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (10.71%) BPR
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) StreamBase
2 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore