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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 126 123 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.25% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.32% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
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£350 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £337 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £500 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £332 £355
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
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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
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 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
Edinburgh -1 9 £350 -
Fife -6 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Requirements Management
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Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 23 (69.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (66.67%) Validation
4 19 (57.58%) Business Analysis
5 16 (48.48%) MS Visio
6 9 (27.27%) Banking
6 9 (27.27%) BPMN
7 7 (21.21%) Retail
8 6 (18.18%) Retail Banking
8 6 (18.18%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) QA
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) C#
10 4 (12.12%) C++
10 4 (12.12%) HTML
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) JSP
10 4 (12.12%) UML
10 4 (12.12%) OO
10 4 (12.12%) Apache
10 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
10 4 (12.12%) Ada
10 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.12%) Web Development
10 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) Military
10 4 (12.12%) Time Management

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
1 4 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Retail
4 6 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 4 (12.12%) Military
6 3 (9.09%) Back Office
7 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Analyst
2 26 (78.79%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Banking Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (66.67%) Validation
3 19 (57.58%) Business Analysis
4 9 (27.27%) BPMN
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) UML
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 4 (12.12%) Time Management
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) DMAIC
7 2 (6.06%) Process Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Ada
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) C++
2 4 (12.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) FATCA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Informatica
2 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.03%) Netezza