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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 101 94 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 44 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 0.91% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.27% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 8
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£458 £423 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.56 £53.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
-31.01% -15.20%
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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
2443 1656 2129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.81% 72.06% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1128 1253
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 151
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 October 2014.

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 October 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
Wiltshire -1 14 £488 +14.36%
Gloucestershire - 8 - - 1
Somerset -2 7 £275 -35.29% 5
Bristol -13 4 £348 -15.75% 2
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Avon - - - -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 36 (40.00%) UML
3 32 (35.56%) GAP Analysis
4 31 (34.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 24 (26.67%) Banking
7 23 (25.56%) Business Transformation
8 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 22 (24.44%) Java
9 21 (23.33%) SSADM
9 21 (23.33%) DSDM
9 21 (23.33%) MS Visio
10 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 19 (21.11%) Data Modelling
12 18 (20.00%) BPR
12 18 (20.00%) C++
12 18 (20.00%) BPMN
12 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 15 (16.67%) Basel III
13 15 (16.67%) Solvency II
13 15 (16.67%) Basel II
14 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (14.44%) SQL
14 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
15 12 (13.33%) OOP
15 12 (13.33%) OO
15 12 (13.33%) Change Control
15 12 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (12.22%) Workflow
17 10 (11.11%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Telnet
1 10 (11.11%) LAN
1 10 (11.11%) WAN
1 10 (11.11%) FTP
2 9 (10.00%) SNMP
2 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.00%) MPLS
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (8.89%) Firewall
3 8 (8.89%) OSPF
4 5 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.11%) PSTN
5 1 (1.11%) VoIP
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) RTP
5 1 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.11%) Multicast
5 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 6 (6.67%) JUnit
3 3 (3.33%) Rational Rose
3 3 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Banking
3 10 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Military
6 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Analyst
2 48 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 36 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 36 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (15.56%) Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Network Support
9 4 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Tester
10 3 (3.33%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Payments Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
2 6 (6.67%) JAX-RS
2 6 (6.67%) JPA
2 6 (6.67%) EJB 3.0
2 6 (6.67%) JSF
2 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (6.67%) JAXB
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
2 6 (6.67%) EJB
3 5 (5.56%) .NET
4 4 (4.44%) REST
4 4 (4.44%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) Ajax
5 2 (2.22%) jQuery
5 2 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.22%) HTML
5 2 (2.22%) CSS
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) APACS
1 3 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (3.33%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Android
1 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) UML
2 32 (35.56%) GAP Analysis
3 31 (34.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (25.56%) Business Transformation
5 22 (24.44%) Software Engineering
6 21 (23.33%) SSADM
6 21 (23.33%) DSDM
7 20 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 19 (21.11%) Data Modelling
9 18 (20.00%) BPR
9 18 (20.00%) BPMN
10 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.44%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.33%) OOP
11 12 (13.33%) OO
11 12 (13.33%) Change Control
12 11 (12.22%) Workflow
13 9 (10.00%) Network Management
13 9 (10.00%) Network Performance Management
13 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) C++
3 13 (14.44%) SQL
4 7 (7.78%) C
5 3 (3.33%) C#
5 3 (3.33%) Delphi
5 3 (3.33%) Ada
6 2 (2.22%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.22%) ABAP
6 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) PHP
6 2 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) CCIE
3 8 (8.89%) CCNP
3 8 (8.89%) CISSP
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.78%) ACCA
4 7 (7.78%) CIMA
4 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.67%) ISEB
6 5 (5.56%) Degree
7 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) Basel III
1 15 (16.67%) Solvency II
1 15 (16.67%) Basel II
2 9 (10.00%) FATCA
3 7 (7.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (7.78%) COREP
3 7 (7.78%) FINREP
4 5 (5.56%) QA
5 2 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle
2 8 (8.89%) Cisco
3 6 (6.67%) JBoss
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Casewise
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.11%) Actuate
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy