The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 103 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 22 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.65% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 14
Average daily rate £400 £381 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £310 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £458 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+7.18% +110.52%
Requirements Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2089 1528 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.50% 70.06% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 875 835
Average daily rate £405 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 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
Shropshire - 8 £400 -
Coventry -3 6 £400 +23.07%
Warwickshire +2 4 £525 +42.85%
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (62.16%) Data Analysis
2 19 (51.35%) Data Modelling
3 17 (45.95%) RUP
4 14 (37.84%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (37.84%) SDLC
5 12 (32.43%) MS Office
6 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
7 10 (27.03%) BPR
7 10 (27.03%) Pega
8 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 9 (24.32%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (18.92%) Use Case
10 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.92%) Migration
10 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (18.92%) Change Management
10 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (18.92%) User Stories
10 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Six Sigma
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (13.51%) SQL
12 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (10.81%) Business Development
13 4 (10.81%) Fault Management

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.11%) Simulink
3 3 (8.11%) Stateflow
3 3 (8.11%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) MS Access
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) QlikView
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.70%) Moq
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Automotive
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Business Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Requirements Manager
4 7 (18.92%) Requirements Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Requirements Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Documentum Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Documentum Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Process Mapping Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.70%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) jQuery
1 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
1 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.41%) Physics
2 1 (2.70%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Data Analysis
2 19 (51.35%) Data Modelling
3 17 (45.95%) RUP
4 14 (37.84%) SDLC
4 14 (37.84%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (29.73%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.03%) BPR
7 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (24.32%) Target Operating Model
8 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Change Management
9 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
9 7 (18.92%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
9 7 (18.92%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 7 (18.92%) Use Case
9 7 (18.92%) User Stories
10 6 (16.22%) Six Sigma
11 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.41%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) MISRA
3 1 (2.70%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.70%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Pega
2 2 (5.41%) EMC
2 2 (5.41%) MathWorks
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) CA
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Nimsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle