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 3 months to 25 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 149 128
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 11 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.35% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.42% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £342 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2349 3084 2925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.00% 82.20% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1942 1710
Median daily rate £410 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -12.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Manchester +13 3 £450 +8.10% 6
Lancashire +6 3 £415 -
Cheshire +22 2 £344 -15.12%
Merseyside - 1 £650 - 2
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) Use Case
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) DB2
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging

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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Designer
3 4 (20.00%) SAP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Designer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) RequireJS
2 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) DOM
3 1 (5.00%) Drools
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Laravel
3 1 (5.00%) OSGi
3 1 (5.00%) SAX
3 1 (5.00%) Symfony
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.00%) Linked Data
3 1 (5.00%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Use Case
3 4 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) CBAP
3 1 (5.00%) IIBA
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Teradata
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