The table below looks at the statistics for the Requirements Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analyst
Rank 597 580 594
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Analyst 15 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.012% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £475 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +57.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £615 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £303
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £78.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £78.00 - £41.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Requirements Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Requirements Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analyst within the UK.

Requirements Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analyst within the UK.

Requirements Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Requirements Analyst in their job title 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 with Requirements Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (64.00%) User Stories
2 15 (60.00%) JIRA
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) SAP
5 8 (32.00%) UML
5 8 (32.00%) ERP
5 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (32.00%) SAP ERP
5 8 (32.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (32.00%) Confluence
6 7 (28.00%) Kanban
6 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (28.00%) SAP BW
6 7 (28.00%) SAP BI
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) MS Office
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
9 2 (8.00%) User Experience
9 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
9 2 (8.00%) MODAF
9 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.00%) SOA
10 1 (4.00%) VPN

Requirements Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Requirements Analyst in their job title 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 with Requirements Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (32.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SAP BW
1 7 (28.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) User Stories
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) UML
5 8 (32.00%) ERP
6 7 (28.00%) Kanban
6 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
7 2 (8.00%) MODAF
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) RUP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix