The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
South East / Kent
Rank 30 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.07% - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £203 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% +6.41%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 251 351 195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 85.08% 76.14% 73.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 270 108
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.89% +325.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Kent

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Kent over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in Kent

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Kent

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Maidstone - 2 £306 -
Dover - 1 £200 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Requirements Analysis
South East

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
1 9 (64.29%) Data Management
1 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
1 9 (64.29%) Data Migration
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (64.29%) Functional Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
1 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
1 9 (64.29%) API Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Management

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Product Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Algorithms
1 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) API Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Data Management
1 9 (64.29%) Data Migration
1 9 (64.29%) Functional Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
1 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
1 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle