Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 64 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 0
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 10 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.23% 0.15% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Lancashire median daily rate £1,000 - £450
North West median daily rate £425 £391 £425
% change year-on-year +8.63% -7.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £53.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.81% +32.50% +23.08%
North West median hourly rate £44.25 £53.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.51% +32.50% +23.08%

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 371 539 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.63% 81.91% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 358 519
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -12.23% +17.26%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £277
90th Percentile £607 £556 £642
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +37.91%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.77 £16.74
90th Percentile £65.89 £63.77 £49.07
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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
Blackpool - 6 £1,000 -
Preston - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £425 -
Requirements Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 7 (70.00%) IT Governance
1 7 (70.00%) Curam
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SysML Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SysML
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Curam
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) IBM