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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 132 117
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 3 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.60% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Median daily rate £325 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +5.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £39.63 £37.74
% change year-on-year +12.30% +4.99%  

Requirements Management 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 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +22 3 £325 -
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Subversion
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (43.75%) Bugzilla
3 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) MySQL
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
3 7 (43.75%) REST
3 7 (43.75%) CA Agile Central
3 7 (43.75%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 7 (43.75%) JSON
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) SAP
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) SQLite
7 3 (18.75%) BPMN
7 3 (18.75%) Case Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SAP BW
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 10 (62.50%) Subversion
2 7 (43.75%) Bugzilla
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) SoapUI
2 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) JSON
1 7 (43.75%) REST
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) BPMN
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Case Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) ERP
7 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Workflow
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft