The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 82 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 9 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.46% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.56% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 15
Median daily rate £350 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +11.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £414 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £465 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £383
% change year-on-year +5.16% +1.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54%  

Requirements Management 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 760 1256 1171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.73% 82.79% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 705 664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in Edinburgh

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in Edinburgh

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in Edinburgh

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in Edinburgh

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (66.67%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) SQLite
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Degree

Requirements Management
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) REST
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CA Agile Central