Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 177 147
Rank change year-on-year +28 -30 +15
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 34 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.51% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 15
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +22.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £349 £390 £363
90th Percentile £503 £613 £510
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £31.44
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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4040 5125 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.13% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 3073 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
Warwickshire +9 12 £436 -20.68%
Birmingham +13 10 £438 -16.67% 2
Coventry +8 8 £450 -6.49%
Shropshire +27 4 £375 -
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (23.53%) Use Case
4 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) JIRA
5 7 (20.59%) User Stories
6 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (14.71%) Windows
6 5 (14.71%) Validation
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
7 4 (11.76%) e-Learning
7 4 (11.76%) JMeter
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.76%) Middleware
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Selenium
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (11.76%) Google
7 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring 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 4 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.88%) MPLS
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) OLAP
2 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (2.94%) Power BI
2 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (11.76%) GitLab
2 4 (11.76%) JMeter
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
2 18 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) SAP BI Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Ajax
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) CSS3
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) REST
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) WCF
2 3 (8.82%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) XML Messaging
3 2 (5.88%) WAP
4 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) e-Learning
1 4 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) CentOS
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Use Case
3 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) User Stories
5 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (14.71%) Validation
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Consul
1 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 4 (11.76%) Packer
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
1 4 (11.76%) Terraform
2 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Google
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.76%) WSO2
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (5.88%) F5
3 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
3 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.94%) Misys
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau