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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 102 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 12 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 1.22% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.77% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £260 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.95 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -10.12%
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
1583 1473 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.06% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 816 661
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 72 119
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 4 £475 +52.00% 2
Coventry - 4 £338 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) CSS3
3 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
2 3 (15.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
2 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
2 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Information Security
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.26%) BPR
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) PLM
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Capita