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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analyst
Rank 599 572 550
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Analyst 8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.012% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -11.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -15.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.20 - -

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Requirements Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (80.00%) User Stories
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) JIRA
3 11 (55.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (40.00%) SAP
5 8 (40.00%) ERP
5 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 8 (40.00%) SAP ERP
5 8 (40.00%) Confluence
6 7 (35.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) Kanban
6 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (35.00%) SAP BW
6 7 (35.00%) SAP BI
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) User Experience
10 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
10 1 (5.00%) BDD
10 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (5.00%) Change Control
10 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
10 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center

Requirements Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (40.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SAP BW
1 7 (35.00%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) User Stories
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (50.00%) Requirements Management
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) ERP
6 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (35.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) Kanban
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) BDD
8 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Decision Table
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) HP
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