The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 302 335 344
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 343 257 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 156 116
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£413 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £407
% change year-on-year
- -1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 19
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -11.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%
Requirements Analysis
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40274 37756 35067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23794 21732
Average daily rate £422 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 1106 1034
Average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.34 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 124 £450 - 24
South East -7 72 £375 - 10
South West -12 31 £494 +5.27% 10
North West -6 29 £413 +3.12% 15
East Midlands +20 28 £408 +28.34% 5
East of England +6 24 £363 -7.05% 13
Yorkshire -17 18 £394 +43.18% 2
West Midlands -2 12 £400 -5.88% 4
North East -21 4 £425 -19.04%
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 207 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (28.68%) Finance
3 136 (21.32%) Security Cleared
4 127 (19.91%) SQL
5 114 (17.87%) SC Cleared
6 104 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 103 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
8 100 (15.67%) Business Analysis
8 100 (15.67%) Microsoft
9 99 (15.52%) UML
10 89 (13.95%) Project Management
11 88 (13.79%) Java
12 86 (13.48%) Unit Testing
13 85 (13.32%) UNIX
14 80 (12.54%) Windows
14 80 (12.54%) Software Engineering
15 76 (11.91%) SQL Server
15 76 (11.91%) Data Modelling
16 74 (11.60%) ETL
17 69 (10.82%) Scrum
18 67 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 65 (10.19%) Banking
20 64 (10.03%) Migration
21 63 (9.87%) Change Management
22 62 (9.72%) Management Information System
23 61 (9.56%) Use Case
24 60 (9.40%) MS Excel
25 59 (9.25%) Oracle
25 59 (9.25%) C++
26 57 (8.93%) Web Services

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.08%) SAS
3 13 (2.04%) Confluence
4 12 (1.88%) JBoss
5 11 (1.72%) Apache
6 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.94%) CMS
6 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.94%) Node.js
7 5 (0.78%) Lync
7 5 (0.78%) AquaLogic
7 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.78%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 60 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.21%) MS Visio
3 31 (4.86%) MS Office
4 19 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.94%) MS Project
6 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.31%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Simulink
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.25%) SaaS
2 5 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Force.com
4 2 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.51%) GPRS
1 16 (2.51%) GSM
1 16 (2.51%) 3G
2 15 (2.35%) 4G
3 14 (2.19%) Diameter Protocol
4 13 (2.04%) VoLTE
5 12 (1.88%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (1.88%) LTE
5 12 (1.88%) Internet
5 12 (1.88%) UMTS
6 11 (1.72%) Firewall
6 11 (1.72%) RNC
6 11 (1.72%) Wireshark
7 10 (1.57%) 2G
8 9 (1.41%) HSDPA
8 9 (1.41%) VoIP
9 8 (1.25%) VPN
10 7 (1.10%) SS7
10 7 (1.10%) Telnet
10 7 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (2.98%) Base SAS
4 19 (2.98%) Star Schema
4 19 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 18 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.04%) MySQL
7 13 (2.04%) MS Access
8 12 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.41%) DB2
10 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.25%) QlikView
11 7 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.92%) JIRA
2 20 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (2.98%) Subversion
4 14 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.19%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.88%) Ant
7 10 (1.57%) ClearCase
7 10 (1.57%) Selenium
7 10 (1.57%) NUnit
8 9 (1.41%) Maven
8 9 (1.41%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.25%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.25%) FitNesse
10 7 (1.10%) CppUnit
10 7 (1.10%) GoogleTest
11 5 (0.78%) Toad
12 4 (0.63%) JUnit
General
1 183 (28.68%) Finance
2 65 (10.19%) Banking
3 42 (6.58%) Retail
4 35 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.70%) Manufacturing
6 27 (4.23%) Investment Banking
7 24 (3.76%) Back Office
8 18 (2.82%) Marketing
9 16 (2.51%) Legal
9 16 (2.51%) Automotive
10 15 (2.35%) Front Office
11 12 (1.88%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.88%) Advertising
12 9 (1.41%) Billing
13 7 (1.10%) Law
13 7 (1.10%) Electronics
14 6 (0.94%) Publishing
14 6 (0.94%) Avionics
15 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 264 (41.38%) Analyst
2 212 (33.23%) Business Analyst
3 145 (22.73%) Developer
4 52 (8.15%) Software Engineer
4 52 (8.15%) Architect
5 48 (7.52%) Senior Analyst
6 40 (6.27%) Senior Business Analyst
7 35 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (5.17%) ETL Developer
9 30 (4.70%) Project Manager
10 26 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
11 21 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
11 21 (3.29%) Java Developer
12 20 (3.13%) Tester
13 19 (2.98%) Technical Tester
14 18 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
15 17 (2.66%) C# Developer
16 14 (2.19%) SAS Developer
17 13 (2.04%) Senior Developer
18 12 (1.88%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.93%) Web Services
2 46 (7.21%) XML
3 39 (6.11%) .NET
4 28 (4.39%) ASP.NET
4 28 (4.39%) Spring
5 23 (3.61%) Apache Camel
6 20 (3.13%) HTML
6 20 (3.13%) SOAP
7 19 (2.98%) J2EE
7 19 (2.98%) Middleware
8 17 (2.66%) CSS
9 13 (2.04%) jQuery
10 12 (1.88%) Apache CXF
11 11 (1.72%) .NET Framework
11 11 (1.72%) JSON
11 11 (1.72%) XSD
12 10 (1.57%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
13 9 (1.41%) WCF
14 8 (1.25%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 103 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.23%) Derivative
4 25 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.57%) User Experience
7 10 (1.57%) Equities
7 10 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.10%) GIS
8 7 (1.10%) RIA
9 6 (0.94%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.78%) Social Media
10 5 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.78%) Clustering
10 5 (0.78%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.63%) Replication
11 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.32%) UNIX
2 80 (12.54%) Windows
3 44 (6.90%) Linux
4 23 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.41%) Solaris
7 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.31%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (15.67%) Business Analysis
4 99 (15.52%) UML
5 89 (13.95%) Project Management
6 86 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 80 (12.54%) Software Engineering
8 76 (11.91%) Data Modelling
9 74 (11.60%) ETL
10 69 (10.82%) Scrum
11 67 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 64 (10.03%) Migration
13 63 (9.87%) Change Management
14 61 (9.56%) Use Case
15 54 (8.46%) Configuration Management
16 53 (8.31%) GAP Analysis
17 51 (7.99%) SDLC
18 50 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
19 45 (7.05%) Waterfall
20 40 (6.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 127 (19.91%) SQL
2 88 (13.79%) Java
3 59 (9.25%) C++
4 48 (7.52%) C#
5 29 (4.55%) Python
6 25 (3.92%) C
7 20 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 19 (2.98%) SAS Macro
9 18 (2.82%) Perl
10 14 (2.19%) Ada
11 9 (1.41%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.78%) VB
13 5 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (0.78%) PHP
14 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.47%) Scala
15 3 (0.47%) VBA
16 2 (0.31%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 136 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 114 (17.87%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.55%) Degree
4 22 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.88%) ISEB
6 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.94%) ACCA
6 6 (0.94%) CIMA
6 6 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) MOS
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.47%) PMP
8 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.31%) IIBA
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) APMP
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CITP
10 1 (0.16%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.27%) QA
2 18 (2.82%) SLA
3 13 (2.04%) Basel III
3 13 (2.04%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.88%) Basel II
5 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.10%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.94%) FATCA
6 6 (0.94%) COREP
6 6 (0.94%) FINREP
7 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.47%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.47%) GAAP
9 2 (0.31%) HL7
9 2 (0.31%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.16%) WCAG
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 27 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.47%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.31%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.72%) Puppet
3 7 (1.10%) Control-M
3 7 (1.10%) Nagios
4 4 (0.63%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.63%) Cacti
4 4 (0.63%) SmokePing
5 3 (0.47%) SCOM
5 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.16%) Iperf
7 1 (0.16%) Nmap
7 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 100 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.25%) Oracle
3 39 (6.11%) Greenplum
4 34 (5.33%) HP
5 28 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.92%) VMware
6 25 (3.92%) Tableau
7 19 (2.98%) SAP
8 18 (2.82%) IBM
9 16 (2.51%) Informatica
10 15 (2.35%) Cognos
10 15 (2.35%) Luciad
11 12 (1.88%) Teradata
11 12 (1.88%) Pega
12 11 (1.72%) Cisco
13 10 (1.57%) Sybase
14 9 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (1.10%) Atlassian
17 6 (0.94%) Remedy
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £48 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago