Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 175 201
Rank change year-on-year -24 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 26 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 23
North West median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £335 £360
90th Percentile £625 £642 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
North West median hourly rate £49.00 £49.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.01% +15.12% -
10th Percentile £44.50 £46.25 £37.45
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.35 £43.90
England median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +1.74% -21.82%

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 5,226 4,659 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.80% 82.40% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,844 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £254 £259
90th Percentile £575 £543 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 221 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.03% +30.91% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Manchester -6 11 £600 +37.14% 3
Lancashire -12 5 £374 -9.94%
Cheshire -14 5 £275 -15.97% 1
Merseyside +19 3 £385 -40.77%
Cumbria -4 2 - -
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Marketing
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 6 (23.08%) Big Data
5 6 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
5 6 (23.08%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) GCP
5 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 6 (23.08%) Electronics
5 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (19.23%) Google
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared

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 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 2 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Electronics
3 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) AWS Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Management Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Thinking
3 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
3 6 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Go
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MBA
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) GCP
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) ThinApp
3 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
1 7 (26.92%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Altiris
4 1 (3.85%) JDA
4 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie