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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 120 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 13 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.39% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £344 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £504 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £51.00 £33.42
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +52.60%
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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
2314 1975 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.65% 76.34% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1219 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 111
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -17.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 4 £550 +41.02% 1
Shropshire -37 3 £551 +10.10%
Coventry - 3 £438 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £288 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 21 (61.76%) Data Analysis
2 16 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) RUP
4 11 (32.35%) BPR
4 11 (32.35%) SDLC
5 10 (29.41%) User Stories
6 9 (26.47%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (26.47%) Migration
6 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (26.47%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) Use Case
6 9 (26.47%) Pega
7 8 (23.53%) Data Migration
7 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 6 (17.65%) Change Management
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.71%) UML
10 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
11 4 (11.76%) Fault Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) MS Access
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data
5 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.88%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.88%) QlikView
6 1 (2.94%) GIS
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Requirements Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Business Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Navision Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
1 1 (2.94%) XBRL
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) SCADA
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Data Analysis
2 16 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) BPR
4 11 (32.35%) RUP
4 11 (32.35%) SDLC
5 10 (29.41%) User Stories
6 9 (26.47%) Migration
6 9 (26.47%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) Target Operating Model
6 9 (26.47%) Use Case
7 8 (23.53%) Data Migration
7 8 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 7 (20.59%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 6 (17.65%) Change Management
10 5 (14.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Pega
2 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
2 3 (8.82%) F5
2 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
2 3 (8.82%) Juniper
3 2 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) EMC