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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 109 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 33 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 1.57% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.08% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 16
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£465 £415 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £314 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £510 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.52% +23.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+62.52% +1.77%
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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
2363 2263 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.76% 75.81% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1509 904
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 118 63
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +23.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Somerset +22 17 £338 +1.88% 1
Wiltshire -12 10 £519 +10.66% 5
Bristol -10 4 £390 +4.00% 1
Gloucestershire -2 2 £310 -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 37 (55.22%) UML
2 31 (46.27%) Finance
3 27 (40.30%) GAP Analysis
4 26 (38.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (38.81%) Software Engineering
5 24 (35.82%) Management Information System
6 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
7 22 (32.84%) C++
8 21 (31.34%) Java
8 21 (31.34%) Information Management
9 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
9 20 (29.85%) Business Transformation
9 20 (29.85%) Web Services
10 18 (26.87%) Data Modelling
11 17 (25.37%) Spring
12 16 (23.88%) Banking
12 16 (23.88%) Business Analysis
13 14 (20.90%) MS Visio
14 13 (19.40%) SSADM
14 13 (19.40%) DSDM
14 13 (19.40%) Basel II
14 13 (19.40%) BPR
14 13 (19.40%) Luciad
14 13 (19.40%) Apache Camel
14 13 (19.40%) BPMN
14 13 (19.40%) Solvency II
14 13 (19.40%) Basel III
15 10 (14.93%) Apache CXF
15 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (13.43%) Rational DOORS

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (4.48%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) RTP
2 2 (2.99%) Telnet
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
2 2 (2.99%) VLAN
2 2 (2.99%) VoIP
2 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.99%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.99%) Multicast
3 1 (1.49%) ATM
3 1 (1.49%) UMTS
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) LTE
3 1 (1.49%) 4G
3 1 (1.49%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.97%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (5.97%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.97%) ClearQuest
3 3 (4.48%) JUnit
3 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Banking
3 9 (13.43%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Business Analyst
1 32 (47.76%) Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Software Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Senior Business Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.48%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.48%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) Web Services
2 17 (25.37%) Spring
3 13 (19.40%) Apache Camel
4 10 (14.93%) Apache CXF
5 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.97%) JSP
6 4 (5.97%) GWT
7 3 (4.48%) JPA
7 3 (4.48%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (4.48%) JAX-RS
7 3 (4.48%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (4.48%) JSF
7 3 (4.48%) XML
7 3 (4.48%) JAXB
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE
7 3 (4.48%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Social Media
5 2 (2.99%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.49%) CCTV
6 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) UML
2 27 (40.30%) GAP Analysis
3 26 (38.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (38.81%) Software Engineering
4 21 (31.34%) Information Management
5 20 (29.85%) Business Transformation
6 18 (26.87%) Data Modelling
7 16 (23.88%) Business Analysis
8 13 (19.40%) BPMN
8 13 (19.40%) SSADM
8 13 (19.40%) DSDM
8 13 (19.40%) BPR
9 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 8 (11.94%) Use Case
11 7 (10.45%) Scrum
11 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.96%) Project Management
12 6 (8.96%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.84%) C++
2 21 (31.34%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Ada
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 3 (4.48%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) ACCA
3 8 (11.94%) CIMA
4 4 (5.97%) MOS
5 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) Basel II
1 13 (19.40%) Basel III
1 13 (19.40%) Solvency II
2 8 (11.94%) FATCA
2 8 (11.94%) COREP
2 8 (11.94%) FINREP
2 8 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Iperf
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Luciad
2 4 (5.97%) Google
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
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