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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analyst
Rank 574 592 534
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Analyst 23 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.014% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 4
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£388 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.41% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £419 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £400
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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 9 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 27 April 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
England +15 23 £388 -20.41%
West Midlands - 12 £500 -
Shropshire - 11 £500 -
South East - 10 £370 -
Hampshire - 10 £370 -
Southampton - 7 £365 -
Telford - 6 - -
City of London +6 1 £325 -33.67%
London -17 1 £325 -33.33%

Requirements Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Pega
3 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 10 (35.71%) User Stories
3 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (32.14%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) Kanban
5 8 (28.57%) JIRA
6 7 (25.00%) RUP
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) UML
7 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 6 (21.43%) MS Office
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle
7 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
8 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Document Management
9 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
9 3 (10.71%) Military
9 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
9 3 (10.71%) IBM
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 2 (7.14%) Use Case

Requirements Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Waterfall
2 10 (35.71%) User Stories
3 9 (32.14%) Kanban
3 9 (32.14%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) RUP
5 6 (21.43%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
7 3 (10.71%) Document Management
8 2 (7.14%) Use Case
9 1 (3.57%) Release Management
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL
9 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Pega
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix