The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analyst
Rank 578 536 559
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Analyst 9 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.017% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.018% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 22
Average daily rate £485 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £337 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £428 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Requirements Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
2 4 (26.67%) Data Entry
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) RUP
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL

Requirements Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) RequisitePro
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Data Entry
2 3 (20.00%) User Stories
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) RUP
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix