Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 196 194
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 32 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.56% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.53% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 29
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £312 £308 £303
90th Percentile £781 £488 £475
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
North West median hourly rate £44.25 £53.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.51% +32.50% -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £49.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.08% +16.38% +15.02%

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 4652 5816 6926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.31% 83.86% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 3739 4186
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £557 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 169 285
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.19% -25.15% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.70 £12.15 £12.41
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.10 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Lancashire +25 10 £1,000 -
Cheshire +9 8 £341 -7.84%
Merseyside - 5 £650 - 3
Manchester -7 2 £419 -1.47% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 8 (25.00%) Finance
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.00%) Curam
1 8 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Validation
4 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.38%) Docker
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) GitHub
5 3 (9.38%) Drools
5 3 (9.38%) Confluence
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) MuleSoft
5 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow Analysis

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 3 (9.38%) Confluence
1 3 (9.38%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Management Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Drools
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) RequireJS
2 2 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
4 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Data Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.25%) Document Management
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Web Design
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Curam
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) MuleSoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Altiris
4 2 (6.25%) Capita
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Siebel