The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 180 192 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 11 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £424 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.42 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.95% -3.43%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4071 4772 4486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.48% 77.75% 76.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3159 3443 3459
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Requirements Management
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 Management across the City of London region.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Use Case
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Intranet
4 3 (15.79%) BPR
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (31.58%) Data Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 5 (26.32%) Use Case
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) BPR
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft