Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 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 Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 184 165
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 -37
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 39 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.70% 0.35% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.44% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 27
South West median daily rate £350 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +7.69% +2.63%
10th Percentile £306 £369 £331
90th Percentile £418 £625 £532
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 16
South West median hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +55.75%
England median hourly rate £42.00 £49.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.08% +16.38% +16.76%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4528 4592 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.34% 79.89% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2855 3088 3565
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £257 £238 £255
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.00 £14.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the South West

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Gloucestershire +34 18 £374 -28.86%
Somerset +3 9 £350 - 1
Bristol -7 6 £360 -18.87% 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Wiltshire -5 2 £500 -20.00% 2
Devon - 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
2 12 (30.77%) C
3 10 (25.64%) Validation
4 9 (23.08%) DO-178B
5 8 (20.51%) Banking
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) Embedded Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Java
6 7 (17.95%) UML
6 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
6 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
6 7 (17.95%) Assembly Language
7 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 6 (15.38%) Spring
7 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Freescale
8 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (10.26%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (10.26%) Database Security
9 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Java Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Database Architect
8 2 (5.13%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Spring
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
2 4 (10.26%) JPA
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) CSS3
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.13%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Validation
3 8 (20.51%) SDLC
4 7 (17.95%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Database Security
6 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) ArchiMate
7 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Assembly Language
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) Ada
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Freescale
2 4 (10.26%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (10.26%) Sencha
2 4 (10.26%) Wind River
3 3 (7.69%) Luciad
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle