Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 19 November 2018 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 +6
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 13 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.92% 2.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.69% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Lancashire median daily rate £380 £1,000 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.00% - -
North West median daily rate £390 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -8.24% +13.33% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% -19.81% +32.50%
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £44.25 £53.00
% change year-on-year -2.82% -16.51% +32.50%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 579 372 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.65% 83.04% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 238 360
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -11.93%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £213
90th Percentile £575 £604 £556
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 57
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.14 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.30 £65.89 £62.29
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Lancashire

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +9 10 £385 -
Blackpool -20 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) MBA
3 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (61.54%) Coaching
3 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (61.54%) Analytical Thinking
4 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Time Management
5 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Use Case
8 2 (15.38%) Information Management
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) UML
8 2 (15.38%) SysML
8 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 1 (7.69%) Case Management
9 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
9 1 (7.69%) GDPR
9 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.69%) XHTML
9 1 (7.69%) CRM

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SysML Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Analytical Thinking
2 8 (61.54%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (53.85%) Time Management
4 6 (46.15%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Information Management
6 2 (15.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) SysML
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Case Management
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
1 8 (61.54%) MBA
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft