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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 165 168 166
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 31 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.68% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.87% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 16
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£500 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £400 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £31.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -14.93%
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 32 (43.84%) Banking
3 20 (27.40%) Oracle
4 17 (23.29%) Windows
5 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
5 15 (20.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.18%) Linux
6 14 (19.18%) Project Management
6 14 (19.18%) Middleware
7 12 (16.44%) CMS
7 12 (16.44%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Cash Management
8 11 (15.07%) SWIFT
8 11 (15.07%) Financial Institution
8 11 (15.07%) UNIX
8 11 (15.07%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (13.70%) SQL
9 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
10 9 (12.33%) Retail
10 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
11 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
11 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (8.22%) Cisco
12 6 (8.22%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (16.44%) CMS
2 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Taleo
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
1 5 (6.85%) DNS
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (5.48%) Network Security
2 4 (5.48%) tcpdump
2 4 (5.48%) VPN
2 4 (5.48%) Multicast
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
3 1 (1.37%) PSTN
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) Extranet
3 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) MySQL
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) DB2
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.11%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.37%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (49.32%) Finance
2 32 (43.84%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Financial Institution
4 9 (12.33%) Retail
5 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
5 8 (10.96%) Retail Banking
6 5 (6.85%) Front Office
7 3 (4.11%) Legal
7 3 (4.11%) Back Office
7 3 (4.11%) Marketing
8 2 (2.74%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (2.74%) Advertising
9 1 (1.37%) Publishing
9 1 (1.37%) Law
9 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.37%) Billing
9 1 (1.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Analyst
2 28 (38.36%) Business Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Report Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Reporting Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) IT Support
8 2 (2.74%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.74%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Middleware
2 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 4 (5.48%) XML
4 3 (4.11%) XSD
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) jQuery
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.74%) OSGi
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) XSLT
6 1 (1.37%) ODBC
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) SWIFT
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Derivative
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) IVR
5 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.37%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 11 (15.07%) UNIX
4 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.11%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Business Analysis
1 15 (20.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Cash Management
5 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) ETL
9 5 (6.85%) UML
9 5 (6.85%) Data Mapping
10 4 (5.48%) V-Model
10 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
10 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.48%) Migration
10 4 (5.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) Java
2 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.11%) Perl
4 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) Lua
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) ISEB
1 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.48%) CCSE
2 4 (5.48%) CCSA
2 4 (5.48%) CCSP
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) IIBA
4 2 (2.74%) CBAP
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCIE
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) NCDA
5 1 (1.37%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) COREP
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) HL7
3 1 (1.37%) DICOM
3 1 (1.37%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) Microgen
4 4 (5.48%) Tableau
4 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.48%) Sybase
4 4 (5.48%) F5
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.37%) Avaya
6 1 (1.37%) NetApp
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Nortel
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.37%) Northgate
6 1 (1.37%) Verint
6 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio