The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 135 116 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 7 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 1.03% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.33% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 33
Median daily rate £500 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £366 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £603 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 6
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £34.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £34.93
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +57.48%
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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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2366 2479 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.70% 77.35% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1659 1526
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 114 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.16 £15.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +1 5 £525 +52.83%
Bristol 0 2 £368 -20.10% 2
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) DV Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
6 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 13 (27.66%) OO
7 12 (25.53%) OOD
7 12 (25.53%) Spring
7 12 (25.53%) JIRA
8 11 (23.40%) Scrum
8 11 (23.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (23.40%) QA
8 11 (23.40%) Confluence
9 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
9 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
9 10 (21.28%) OrientDB
9 10 (21.28%) Wiki
9 10 (21.28%) DevOps
9 10 (21.28%) Apache
9 10 (21.28%) ITIL
9 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
9 10 (21.28%) Ruby
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle
10 9 (19.15%) Scala
10 9 (19.15%) Big Data
11 8 (17.02%) Open Source
11 8 (17.02%) Neo4j
11 8 (17.02%) Java EE
11 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (23.40%) Confluence
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.26%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Drupal
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Simulink
2 2 (4.26%) SPSS
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) OrientDB
2 9 (19.15%) Big Data
3 8 (17.02%) MySQL
3 8 (17.02%) Neo4j
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) JIRA
2 11 (23.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (21.28%) Bitbucket
3 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Ant
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.13%) EasyMock
6 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Military
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Data Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
8 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Spring
2 8 (17.02%) EJB
2 8 (17.02%) Java EE
2 8 (17.02%) JSF
3 6 (12.77%) Apache Camel
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) Web Services
4 5 (10.64%) XML
5 4 (8.51%) Apache CXF
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
7 2 (4.26%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.13%) .NET
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) React Native
8 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Wiki
2 7 (14.89%) Ergonomics
2 7 (14.89%) Visualisation
3 6 (12.77%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.26%) VHDL
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Software Engineering
3 13 (27.66%) OO
4 12 (25.53%) OOD
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) DevOps
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.02%) Open Source
7 8 (17.02%) UML
8 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
9 6 (12.77%) Validation
10 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (8.51%) Information Management
11 3 (6.38%) Analytics
11 3 (6.38%) Business Development
11 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Ruby
4 9 (19.15%) Scala
5 8 (17.02%) C++
5 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
6 6 (12.77%) C
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.38%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) C#
9 1 (2.13%) Lua
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) RHCE
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Basel II
2 1 (2.13%) Basel III
2 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Capistrano
1 2 (4.26%) Kibana
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Luciad
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Altera
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Xilinx