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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analyst
Rank 622 580 607
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Analyst 18 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.099% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.10% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 13
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -63 14 £475 +11.76% 2
South East -22 6 £475 +26.66% 1
London -23 4 £500 +17.64%
Wales - 4 £450 -
Surrey -13 3 £475 +22.58%
Cardiff - 3 £450 -
South Wales - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £400 +3.22% 1
South West 0 2 £411 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 - 1
Manchester -9 1 - -
North West -14 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -

Requirements Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (30.56%) Business Analysis
3 11 (30.56%) SDLC
4 10 (27.78%) Banking
5 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.67%) RUP
7 6 (16.67%) ISEB
7 6 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.11%) UML
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
10 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.33%) Pega
10 3 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
10 3 (8.33%) Windows
10 3 (8.33%) MS Office
11 2 (5.56%) ITIL
11 2 (5.56%) SQL
11 2 (5.56%) Documentum
11 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.56%) CRM

Requirements Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) Documentum
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.78%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Business Analysis
2 11 (30.56%) SDLC
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Data Modelling
4 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) RUP
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
7 4 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.56%) Use Case
9 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CBAP
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.78%) EMIR
1 1 (2.78%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Pega
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Lotus
2 1 (2.78%) Mercator
2 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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