The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 30 April 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 128 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 8 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.91% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
Median daily rate £375 £400 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +19.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £358 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £464 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.84%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1586 2520 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.30% 84.22% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 1430 1305
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 64
Median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Scotland

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Edinburgh +5 5 £375 -6.25%
Glasgow +3 2 £450 -
Stirling - 1 £400 -
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 10 (52.63%) Finance
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Retail
5 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) ETL Development
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) MongoDB

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.26%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) Big Data
4 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Hudson
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Modeller
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) Sass
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Data Extraction
6 3 (15.79%) ETL Development
6 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Refactoring
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) CoffeeScript
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Cloudera
4 3 (15.79%) Teradata
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Pega
5 1 (5.26%) Sage