The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 110 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 14 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.80% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.15% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
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£360 £488 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +29.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £440 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £570 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%
Requirements Management
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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
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Management across the Scotland region.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the Scotland region.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Requirements Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 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 +3 8 £360 -
West Lothian - 1 £420 -
Requirements Management
UK

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 11 (55.00%) Validation
2 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Maximo
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) CMS
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.00%) MS Office
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Requirements Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maximo
2 1 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Validation
2 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Charles River
2 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.00%) Netezza
2 1 (5.00%) RIMES