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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 102 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 27 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 0.079% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.11% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 16
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£342 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £33.42 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+40.63% -21.36%
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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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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

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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 22 May 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
Stirling - 12 - -
Edinburgh - 7 £321 - 4
Glasgow - 6 £296 -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (48.89%) Banking
2 21 (46.67%) Business Analysis
3 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 14 (31.11%) Validation
5 12 (26.67%) Use Case
6 11 (24.44%) Investment Banking
7 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 8 (17.78%) IBM
8 8 (17.78%) Change Management
9 7 (15.56%) Kofax
9 7 (15.56%) Java
9 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.11%) Reference Data
11 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.89%) Retail
12 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle
12 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
12 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
12 4 (8.89%) Derivative
12 4 (8.89%) Fixed Income
12 4 (8.89%) Content Management
13 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (6.67%) Time Management
13 3 (6.67%) User Stories

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) SPSS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 22 (48.89%) Banking
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Analyst
2 37 (82.22%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Product Owner
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
3 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
3 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.89%) Derivative
3 4 (8.89%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Informatics
5 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 2 (4.44%) Health Informatics
6 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Business Analysis
2 14 (31.11%) Validation
3 12 (26.67%) Use Case
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) Change Management
6 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Content Management
9 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (6.67%) Time Management
9 3 (6.67%) User Stories
9 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (4.44%) MVC
10 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.44%) Campaign Management
10 2 (4.44%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) VB6
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) IBM
2 7 (15.56%) Kofax
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.22%) Sun
4 1 (2.22%) CODA