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 26 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 128 113
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 9 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Median daily rate £450 £473 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +18.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  

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 1707 2467 1821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.62% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1478 1128
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
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 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Coventry +15 4 £450 -4.76% 1
Warwickshire +14 4 £400 -33.33% 2
Shropshire +14 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
2 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 8 (57.14%) Use Case
2 8 (57.14%) User Stories
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
6 4 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Business Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (21.43%) SAP
7 3 (21.43%) Data Management
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
7 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
8 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) BPR
8 2 (14.29%) Automotive
9 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Finance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Navision Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BW Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 8 (57.14%) Use Case
1 8 (57.14%) User Stories
1 8 (57.14%) Validation
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
6 2 (14.29%) BPR
6 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Netezza
2 1 (7.14%) NVIDIA