The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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 Analysis
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 15 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.43% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Median daily rate £393 - £371
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £53.48 £55.00
% change year-on-year -11.18% -2.76%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 434 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.34% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1164 1721
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 42 57
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.88 £73.75 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in Wales

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in Wales

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in Wales

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales - 15 £393 - 1
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 18 (56.25%) UML
2 16 (50.00%) Use Case
3 12 (37.50%) Conceptual Models
4 8 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 7 (21.88%) Requirements Management
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) Service Management
6 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
6 6 (18.75%) Service Design
6 6 (18.75%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) HL7
7 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 4 (12.50%) NHS
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) SysML
8 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Ingres
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Applications Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Security Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Cyber Defence
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) UML
2 16 (50.00%) Use Case
3 12 (37.50%) Conceptual Models
4 8 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (21.88%) Requirements Management
5 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (18.75%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Service Design
6 6 (18.75%) Service Management
7 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) API Development
8 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) HL7
2 3 (9.38%) Def Stans
2 3 (9.38%) DO-178B
2 3 (9.38%) IEC 61508
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 26262
2 3 (9.38%) MISRA
2 3 (9.38%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) CA
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle