The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £396 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -1.19% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 472 448 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.10% 82.81% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 308 287
Median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +85.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in South Wales

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in South Wales

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Cardiff - 7 £300 -
Newport - 3 - -
Requirements Analysis
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 8 (38.10%) Use Case
2 7 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (33.33%) UML
2 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (28.57%) Service Design
3 6 (28.57%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (28.57%) Conceptual Models
4 5 (23.81%) ISO26262
4 5 (23.81%) Def Stans
4 5 (23.81%) MISRA C
4 5 (23.81%) MISRA
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) IEC 61508
4 5 (23.81%) DO-178B
4 5 (23.81%) Hazard Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Military
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (23.81%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) CA
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Contract Management
6 3 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Ingres
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (23.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Security Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Cyber Defence
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Use Case
2 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) UML
3 6 (28.57%) Conceptual Models
3 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (28.57%) Service Design
4 5 (23.81%) Hazard Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Contract Management
5 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
6 3 (14.29%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Def Stans
1 5 (23.81%) DO-178B
1 5 (23.81%) IEC 61508
1 5 (23.81%) ISO26262
1 5 (23.81%) MISRA
1 5 (23.81%) MISRA C
2 2 (9.52%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) CA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle