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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 111 119 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 13 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.17% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
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£355 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +9.09%
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 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 19 December 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 19 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 0 12 £355 -5.96% 1
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Requirements Management
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Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (74.07%) Validation
2 19 (70.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (59.26%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Banking
6 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.81%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) Apache
9 2 (7.41%) Python
9 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
9 2 (7.41%) Ruby
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (3.70%) QA
10 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.70%) System Testing
10 1 (3.70%) BPMN
10 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) Customer Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) RIMES
10 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.70%) Waterfall

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Analyst
2 21 (77.78%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Validation
2 19 (70.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) System Testing
8 1 (3.70%) BPMN
8 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Customer Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) Change Control
8 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) RIMES
1 1 (3.70%) Netezza
1 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) IBM
1 1 (3.70%) Informatica
1 1 (3.70%) Charles River