Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 123 121
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -14
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 13 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.19% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.23% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £450 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +31.58% -5.66%
10th Percentile £383 £360 £277
90th Percentile £497 £680 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £481 £338
% change year-on-year -16.88% +42.59% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £38.50
Scotland median hourly rate - - £38.50

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2476 1775 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.25% 84.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1016 1367
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £261 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +5.18%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 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 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
3 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 2 (15.38%) GIS
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) PostGIS
5 2 (15.38%) QGIS

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) QGIS
1 2 (15.38%) Spatial Data
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Process Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Analytics Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Pega Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mapping
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Case Management
6 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
2 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Pega
1 1 (7.69%) VMware