Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 137 134
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 19 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 0.045% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.052% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Leeds median daily rate £450 - £431
10th Percentile £340 - £374
90th Percentile £580 - £486
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £431
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.09% +23.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £24.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,093 1,926 2,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.20% 85.79% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,448 1,342 1,353
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £266 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 39
Leeds median hourly rate £20.24 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.06% +85.19% -11.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.60 £10.65
90th Percentile £32.50 £40.00 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in Leeds

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Leeds

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in Leeds

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
4 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) MS Access
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) GxP
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (15.79%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MS Access
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (10.53%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Healthcare Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Healthcare Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Virtual Team
3 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Thinking
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Information Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) User Stories
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GxP
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) IBM