The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Requirements Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Requirements Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 89 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Median daily rate - £370 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  

Requirements Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in Edinburgh

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Edinburgh

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (44.44%) SAS
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Teradata
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Cloudera
5 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) APMP
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (44.44%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) APMP
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 3 (33.33%) Teradata
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Pega