Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 156 177
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 -20
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 21 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 13
Scotland median daily rate £403 £513 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +49.85% -2.29%
10th Percentile £340 £381 £269
90th Percentile £522 £684 £439
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £46.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +16.88% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,029 3,129 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.09% 83.46% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 1,816 2,463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £538 £502 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 78
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.84 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £37.86 £48.38 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Edinburgh -21 12 £425 -19.05% 1
Glasgow -13 6 £350 -31.71% 1
Fife - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £340 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) User Experience
6 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) MySQL
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum

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 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) QGIS
2 2 (9.52%) Spatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Analytics Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Pega Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) PostGIS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Postgraduate
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) EnterpriseDB
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Pega
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.76%) VMware