The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 52 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.61% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 163 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.69% 61.74% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 77 151
Average daily rate £425 £364 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £650 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £124.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Requirements Management
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Requirements Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Requirements Management.

1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) MODAF
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Requirements Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Requirements Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Procurement Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) MODAF
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB