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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 105 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 22 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.11% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.16% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 14
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£334 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £350 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £35.38
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -10.95%
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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
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Glasgow - 9 £260 -
Stirling - 6 - -
Edinburgh - 6 £413 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Validation
4 9 (22.50%) IBM
4 9 (22.50%) XML
5 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.50%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 7 (17.50%) Kofax
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.00%) Use Case
7 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) Content Management
9 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
9 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.00%) Business Objects
9 4 (10.00%) Derivative
9 4 (10.00%) Requirements Management
9 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Campaign Management

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (7.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SPSS
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Analyst
2 31 (77.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Product Owner
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Campaign Manager
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) XSLT
3 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.00%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) Informatics
3 2 (5.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Validation
4 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.00%) Use Case
7 4 (10.00%) Content Management
7 4 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Campaign Management
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.50%) Time Management
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) VB6
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 7 (17.50%) Kofax
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) CODA