Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Requirements Analyst was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 862 825
Rank change year-on-year +12 -37 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Analyst 25 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.034% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 40
UK median daily rate £423 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £236 £313
90th Percentile £484 £530 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £365 £368
% change year-on-year +12.33% -0.68% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Requirements Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Requirements Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analyst in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analyst in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analyst in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analyst in the UK

Requirements Analyst
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analyst within the UK 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
UK excluding London +17 19 £410 +12.33%
England +9 19 £410 +5.13%
London -30 5 £450 +12.50%
North of England +57 4 £350 -10.26%
Midlands +26 3 £435 +27.94%
South East +1 3 £400 -4.19%
Scotland -4 3 £425 +21.43%
North West +23 2 £350 -7.89%
Yorkshire +22 2 - -
East Midlands +9 2 £450 +5.88%
South West +5 2 £488 +116.67%
East of England - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Requirements Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Requirements Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Requirements Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (44.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) User Stories
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (8.00%) Banking
5 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (4.00%) Swim Lanes
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
6 1 (4.00%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.00%) GDPR
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.00%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.00%) KYC
6 1 (4.00%) IT Asset Management

Requirements Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) User Stories
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) OpenText
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle