Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 6 months to 22 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 Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 172 177
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 26 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Scotland median daily rate £354 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.71% +21.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £320 £348 £330
90th Percentile £425 £438 £365
UK median daily rate £415 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -4.60% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +23.82% -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £28.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +34.78% -29.88% +8.47%

Requirements Management 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 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in Scotland

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in Scotland

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in Scotland

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in Scotland

Requirements Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -4 14 £346 -
Glasgow -10 6 £400 -5.88% 1
West Lothian +1 4 - -
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) CRM
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Validation
5 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 4 (15.38%) Billing
7 4 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 3 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (11.54%) JIRA
8 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
8 3 (11.54%) Confluence
8 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (7.69%) ISEB
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.69%) SAP
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) FMCG
9 2 (7.69%) Data Integration

Requirements Management
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 (11.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Analyst
2 24 (92.31%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Fund Management Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) CRM
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Validation
5 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 5 (19.23%) Change Management
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (15.38%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
9 2 (7.69%) BPMN
9 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Casewise
3 1 (3.85%) HP