The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 29 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 35 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.52% 1.57% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.97% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £388
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +21.27%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 203 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 77.66% 79.92% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 93 175
Median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 20
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £32.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Somerset

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) JPA
2 3 (75.00%) Luciad
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (75.00%) JPA
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Luciad