Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 October 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 180 207
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 35 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.67% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 18
North West median daily rate £393 £440 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.80% +12.82% -5.45%
10th Percentile £279 £330 £298
90th Percentile £598 £813 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
North West median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.56% -7.81% +20.00%
10th Percentile £41.60 £39.43 £44.00
90th Percentile £51.60 £46.48 £52.00
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £49.46
% change year-on-year +0.60% -15.08% +16.38%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,941 4,650 6,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.21% 82.27% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,097 2,942 3,877
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £575 £572
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 198 189
North West median hourly rate £22.47 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.12% +42.86% -29.34%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.45
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.51 £51.60
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the North West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the North West

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Lancashire -19 13 £380 -46.67% 3
Manchester -1 12 £550 +29.41% 6
Cheshire -13 5 £275 -23.29%
Merseyside +11 4 £550 -15.38%
Cumbria -1 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Business Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 9 (25.71%) CRM
4 9 (25.71%) Degree
4 9 (25.71%) Coaching
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Thinking
5 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (22.86%) MBA
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) C#
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) CMS
6 7 (20.00%) XML
6 7 (20.00%) Time Management
6 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (17.14%) DevOps
7 6 (17.14%) Boomi
7 6 (17.14%) MuleSoft
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (17.14%) REST

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (20.00%) CMS
2 6 (17.14%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (17.14%) Boomi
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.57%) Ingres
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Azure Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) JSON
3 6 (17.14%) REST
3 6 (17.14%) SOAP
3 6 (17.14%) WSDL
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.71%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Business Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Coaching
3 9 (25.71%) CRM
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Thinking
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (20.00%) Time Management
6 6 (17.14%) Content Management
6 6 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (17.14%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (8.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) Go
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) MBA
4 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GDPR
1 1 (2.86%) SEPA
1 1 (2.86%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
1 2 (5.71%) ThinApp
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Dell
3 6 (17.14%) Informatica
3 6 (17.14%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.71%) Altiris
5 1 (2.86%) JDA
5 1 (2.86%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.86%) SAP