The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 115 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 16 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.82% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -8.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2079 1711 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 69.98% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 861 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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
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 1 August 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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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
Glasgow +4 9 £350 +12.00% 1
Edinburgh -15 7 £350 - 2
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) BPR
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.53%) Eagle STAR
5 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
5 2 (10.53%) GemFire
5 2 (10.53%) StreamBase
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) SimCorp
5 2 (10.53%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) KDB
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) JSON

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (10.53%) GemFire
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) TeamSite
2 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eagle STAR
1 2 (10.53%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) KDB
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) JSF
3 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Informatics
3 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
1 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
2 3 (15.79%) BPR
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) UML
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
3 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Code Coverage
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) StreamBase
1 2 (10.53%) SimCorp
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
1 2 (10.53%) Charles River
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore