The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 189 176 195
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 11 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 23
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £293 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £605 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+62.52% +1.77%
Requirements Analysis
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4427 4414 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.89% 77.13% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3499 3281 4126
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the City of London region.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the City of London region.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Banking
4 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Derivative
6 6 (17.14%) QA
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (11.43%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) C++
8 4 (11.43%) Sybase
8 4 (11.43%) Back Office
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
9 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.57%) JIRA

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) ColdFusion
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) HFM
1 1 (2.86%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) MS Access
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Back Office
4 3 (8.57%) Front Office
5 2 (5.71%) Billing
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Japanese Language
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Business Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.43%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) Ajax
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) ColdBox
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Derivative
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.71%) Equities
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Content Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) C++
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Lua
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) IIBA
1 2 (5.71%) CBAP
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) DICOM
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Sybase
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Siebel
3 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.86%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau