The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 107 103
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 5 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.85% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.04% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 15
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £170 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £600 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% +6.41%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1844 2222 1903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.07% 82.45% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1221 1087
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the West Midlands

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Coventry 0 2 £360 -10.00% 1
Warwickshire -7 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Requirements Analysis
England

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) BPR
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) HBase
4 1 (10.00%) Impala
4 1 (10.00%) Mahout
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) BPR
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) Netezza
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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