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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 106 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.52% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £402 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -51.43%
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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
2146 1741 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 71.65% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 880 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +2 8 £425 +13.33% 1
Glasgow - 8 £288 -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Banking
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Campaign Management
6 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (16.00%) Kofax
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) SPSS
7 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Health Informatics
8 2 (8.00%) Open Source
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Informatics
8 2 (8.00%) HL7
8 2 (8.00%) Time Management

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SPSS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Analyst
2 17 (68.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Product Owner
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 2 (8.00%) NHibernate
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Informatics
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (16.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Campaign Management
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) ERD
7 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) VB6
2 2 (8.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Kofax
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (4.00%) CODA
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle