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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 108 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 16 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
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£333 £393 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +22.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £317 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £404 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -7.22%
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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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 8 £378 -5.62% 1
Glasgow - 6 £290 -
Fife - - - - 1
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (13.33%) Kofax
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) BPR
7 3 (10.00%) Banking
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
7 3 (10.00%) ERD
7 3 (10.00%) Lync
8 2 (6.67%) Health Informatics

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) XSLT
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) JSF
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Open Source
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Health Informatics
2 2 (6.67%) Informatics
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (13.33%) UML
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Line Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) BPR
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) ERD
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) IBM
1 4 (13.33%) Kofax
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock