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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 102 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 38 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.77% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.08% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £476 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £46.38 £31.90 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.37% -17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.36 £31.90 £36.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £31.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £31.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -14.93%
Requirements Analysis
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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
2310 1760 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.39% 71.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1127 1105
Average daily rate £413 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 95
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.93 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Wiltshire +2 19 £500 +5.15% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £340 - 1
Somerset +6 7 £300 - 3
Bristol -3 3 £358 +30.00% 1
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 31 (40.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (38.16%) GAP Analysis
3 29 (38.16%) UML
4 27 (35.53%) C++
5 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
6 21 (27.63%) Business Transformation
6 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
7 20 (26.32%) Java
8 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (25.00%) Scrum
9 17 (22.37%) Banking
9 17 (22.37%) MS Visio
10 16 (21.05%) Web Services
11 15 (19.74%) SSADM
11 15 (19.74%) DSDM
11 15 (19.74%) Data Modelling
11 15 (19.74%) BPR
11 15 (19.74%) Basel II
11 15 (19.74%) Basel III
11 15 (19.74%) Solvency II
11 15 (19.74%) BPMN
12 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
13 12 (15.79%) Workflow
13 12 (15.79%) Business Analysis
13 12 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
14 11 (14.47%) Telnet
14 11 (14.47%) Information Management
14 11 (14.47%) FTP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (11.84%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Telnet
1 11 (14.47%) FTP
2 10 (13.16%) LAN
2 10 (13.16%) WAN
3 9 (11.84%) SNMP
3 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.84%) MPLS
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (10.53%) OSPF
4 8 (10.53%) Firewall
5 5 (6.58%) Network Security
6 3 (3.95%) IPv4
6 3 (3.95%) IPv6
7 2 (2.63%) VLAN
7 2 (2.63%) Multicast
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 2 (2.63%) VoIP
7 2 (2.63%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.63%) RTP
8 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (11.84%) JUnit
2 9 (11.84%) SoapUI
3 7 (9.21%) ClearQuest
3 7 (9.21%) ClearCase
3 7 (9.21%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.95%) GCC
4 3 (3.95%) GDB
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Military
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Business Analyst
1 33 (43.42%) Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Senior Business Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) Developer
4 13 (17.11%) C++ Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
7 9 (11.84%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Network Support
9 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Design Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Systems Test Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Web Services
2 14 (18.42%) Hibernate
3 9 (11.84%) JSF
3 9 (11.84%) J2EE
3 9 (11.84%) EJB
3 9 (11.84%) XML
3 9 (11.84%) JAXB
3 9 (11.84%) JAX-RS
3 9 (11.84%) PrimeFaces
3 9 (11.84%) JPA
3 9 (11.84%) EJB 3.0
4 7 (9.21%) GWT
5 5 (6.58%) Spring
5 5 (6.58%) JSP
5 5 (6.58%) STL
6 3 (3.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.63%) Ajax
7 2 (2.63%) jQuery
7 2 (2.63%) REST
7 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.32%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (38.16%) GAP Analysis
2 29 (38.16%) UML
3 21 (27.63%) Business Transformation
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) Scrum
5 15 (19.74%) SSADM
5 15 (19.74%) DSDM
5 15 (19.74%) Data Modelling
5 15 (19.74%) BPR
5 15 (19.74%) BPMN
6 12 (15.79%) Workflow
6 12 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 11 (14.47%) Information Management
8 9 (11.84%) Network Performance Management
8 9 (11.84%) Network Management
8 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
8 9 (11.84%) Performance Management
9 7 (9.21%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) C++
2 20 (26.32%) Java
3 10 (13.16%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) C
5 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) Ada
6 3 (3.95%) Python
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.84%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.53%) CCIE
4 8 (10.53%) CCNP
4 8 (10.53%) CISSP
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (7.89%) CIMA
5 6 (7.89%) ACCA
6 5 (6.58%) MOS
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) Basel II
1 15 (19.74%) Basel III
1 15 (19.74%) Solvency II
2 6 (7.89%) FATCA
2 6 (7.89%) COREP
2 6 (7.89%) FINREP
2 6 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Cisco
3 7 (9.21%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Symantec
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) EMC
4 1 (1.32%) Citrix
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
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