The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 108 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 5 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.85% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.23% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Average daily rate £435 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +1.07%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1660 1297 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.31% 68.73% 63.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 624 679
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Requirements Analysis
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Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 4 £398 -3.63% 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis also 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 that cited Requirements Analysis.

1 9 (34.62%) Billing
2 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) Retail
4 5 (19.23%) SAP PM
4 5 (19.23%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
6 3 (11.54%) SAP CS
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.54%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) MySQL

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis also 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 that cited Requirements Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) SAP PM
2 3 (11.54%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ProC
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Billing
2 6 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP PM Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) C Developer
6 2 (7.69%) UNIX Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Intranet Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Communications Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Storage Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SAP CS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Data Modelling
2 5 (19.23%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (3.85%) CCEA
1 1 (3.85%) CISSP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) OCP
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Kofax
3 1 (3.85%) Thunderhead
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
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