Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 173 150
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 17 35 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 20
Scotland median daily rate £388 £400 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +16.96% -2.29%
10th Percentile £361 £350 £260
90th Percentile £529 £485 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.71% -
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £42.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -11.05% +38.30%

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 3492 4691 5083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.87% 85.00% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 2676 2648
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 119
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £43.15 £45.34
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.32%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 July 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
Edinburgh +16 10 £375 -6.25% 2
Stirling - 4 £400 -
Glasgow -2 2 £450 -
Inverclyde - 1 - - 2
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
4 4 (23.53%) SAS
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Teradata
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 3 (17.65%) Cloudera
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (23.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) EJB
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) Sass
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Mapping
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) APMP
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Cloudera
2 3 (17.65%) Teradata
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Pega
4 1 (5.88%) Sage