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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 307 354 330
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 300 229 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.64% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 123 150
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Average hourly rate £35.31 £52.75 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.05% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.96 £31.45 £32.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.65 £67.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £52.75 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-33.05% -18.84%
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
38860 36050 39244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.77% 74.54% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24686 22643 23184
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1005 1420
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -6.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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
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 15 September 2014. 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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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 +41 134 £425 -3.40% 24
South East -9 50 £375 +5.26% 17
South West -5 46 £458 +8.28% 9
East of England -11 30 £350 -5.66% 8
East Midlands -5 18 £400 -15.78%
West Midlands -14 7 £435 +10.68% 2
North West -12 6 £400 +20.30% 3
Yorkshire -1 4 £275 -26.66% 6
North East - 3 £463 - 1
Requirements Analysis
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 154 (27.16%) Finance
2 128 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 107 (18.87%) Business Analysis
4 98 (17.28%) UML
5 94 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (14.99%) SQL
7 80 (14.11%) Data Modelling
7 80 (14.11%) Microsoft
8 76 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (13.40%) Banking
9 75 (13.23%) Oracle
10 74 (13.05%) Security Cleared
11 72 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
12 68 (11.99%) Java
13 66 (11.64%) GAP Analysis
14 65 (11.46%) Project Management
15 64 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
16 63 (11.11%) XML
17 57 (10.05%) SC Cleared
18 52 (9.17%) SQL Server
18 52 (9.17%) MS Visio
19 51 (8.99%) SAP
20 50 (8.82%) Degree
21 46 (8.11%) DSDM
22 45 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
23 44 (7.76%) Configuration Management
23 44 (7.76%) Scrum
24 42 (7.41%) Software Engineering
25 39 (6.88%) UNIX
26 38 (6.70%) Linux

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 31 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.11%) Confluence
3 22 (3.88%) Apache
4 13 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.76%) CMS
5 10 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.41%) Liferay
7 7 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 7 (1.23%) SAS
8 5 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.88%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.71%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 52 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 37 (6.53%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.41%) MS Office
4 11 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.88%) Stata
5 5 (0.88%) MS Project
6 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.76%) SAP PS
2 7 (1.23%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.71%) Tridion
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.53%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.53%) SAP CS
5 3 (0.53%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.35%) Agresso
6 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.18%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.53%) WAN
2 14 (2.47%) LAN
2 14 (2.47%) Telnet
3 13 (2.29%) SNMP
4 11 (1.94%) MPLS
4 11 (1.94%) FTP
5 10 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.59%) SAN
6 9 (1.59%) Firewall
7 8 (1.41%) OSPF
7 8 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (1.06%) Network Security
8 6 (1.06%) Internet
8 6 (1.06%) 3G
9 5 (0.88%) 2G
10 4 (0.71%) LTE
10 4 (0.71%) DSL
10 4 (0.71%) Wireless
10 4 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 30 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.70%) MySQL
5 16 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.76%) PowerCenter
9 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (1.59%) SAP BI
10 9 (1.59%) QlikView
11 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.23%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.23%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (6.00%) JIRA
2 28 (4.94%) Maven
3 22 (3.88%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
5 20 (3.53%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.59%) JUnit
7 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.06%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.71%) Selenium
10 4 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.53%) NUnit
11 3 (0.53%) Subversion
11 3 (0.53%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.35%) Hudson
13 1 (0.18%) Jtest
General
1 154 (27.16%) Finance
2 76 (13.40%) Banking
3 32 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.41%) Retail
5 17 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.00%) Marketing
6 14 (2.47%) Advertising
6 14 (2.47%) Front Office
7 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.76%) Publishing
9 9 (1.59%) Back Office
9 9 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.59%) Billing
10 8 (1.41%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.23%) Legal
12 6 (1.06%) Military
13 5 (0.88%) Avionics
14 3 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 271 (47.80%) Analyst
2 219 (38.62%) Business Analyst
3 101 (17.81%) Developer
4 52 (9.17%) Architect
5 47 (8.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 47 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
6 34 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 22 (3.88%) Software Engineer
8 19 (3.35%) Consultant
9 18 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (2.82%) Java Developer
10 16 (2.82%) Middleware Developer
11 15 (2.65%) Technical Architect
12 14 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.29%) Payments Business Analyst
14 12 (2.12%) Data Analyst
14 12 (2.12%) Support Analyst
15 11 (1.94%) Requirements Analyst
16 10 (1.76%) Infrastructure Architect
16 10 (1.76%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.11%) XML
2 32 (5.64%) Middleware
3 29 (5.11%) .NET
4 28 (4.94%) HTML
5 26 (4.59%) SOAP
5 26 (4.59%) Web Services
6 25 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
7 22 (3.88%) XSD
8 20 (3.53%) JSON
9 17 (3.00%) OSGi
9 17 (3.00%) Apache Camel
9 17 (3.00%) CSS
10 16 (2.82%) J2EE
11 15 (2.65%) JSP
12 12 (2.12%) XSLT
12 12 (2.12%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.94%) DHTML
14 10 (1.76%) ASP.NET
14 10 (1.76%) JSF
15 9 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.53%) User Experience
4 18 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.65%) NHS
6 14 (2.47%) Derivative
7 13 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.76%) Data Integration
9 9 (1.59%) Open Source
10 8 (1.41%) Life Science
10 8 (1.41%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.06%) HACMP
12 6 (1.06%) Biology
12 6 (1.06%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.06%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.88%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.88%) UNIX
2 38 (6.70%) Linux
3 37 (6.53%) Windows
4 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.06%) AIX
6 5 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.71%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 107 (18.87%) Business Analysis
3 98 (17.28%) UML
4 94 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (14.11%) Data Modelling
6 72 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (11.64%) GAP Analysis
8 65 (11.46%) Project Management
9 46 (8.11%) DSDM
10 45 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 44 (7.76%) Configuration Management
11 44 (7.76%) Scrum
12 42 (7.41%) Software Engineering
13 37 (6.53%) Validation
14 36 (6.35%) Business Transformation
15 35 (6.17%) Workflow
16 34 (6.00%) Data Analysis
17 32 (5.64%) PRINCE2
18 30 (5.29%) ETL
18 30 (5.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 85 (14.99%) SQL
2 68 (11.99%) Java
3 28 (4.94%) JavaScript
3 28 (4.94%) C#
4 26 (4.59%) C++
5 17 (3.00%) C
6 12 (2.12%) Perl
7 10 (1.76%) VBA
8 9 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.41%) PHP
10 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.23%) Ada
11 6 (1.06%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.71%) VB
13 3 (0.53%) VBScript
13 3 (0.53%) ABAP
13 3 (0.53%) Delphi
13 3 (0.53%) Ruby
13 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (13.05%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.05%) SC Cleared
3 50 (8.82%) Degree
4 19 (3.35%) ISEB
5 13 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.94%) CISSP
7 9 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.41%) CCIE
8 8 (1.41%) CCNP
9 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.06%) ACCA
10 6 (1.06%) CIMA
10 6 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.53%) PMP
13 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.06%) QA
2 18 (3.17%) Basel II
2 18 (3.17%) Solvency II
3 17 (3.00%) Basel III
4 11 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.41%) FATCA
5 8 (1.41%) COREP
6 7 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.06%) FINREP
8 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.71%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.71%) SLA
9 2 (0.35%) COBIT
10 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.94%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.06%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.94%) Puppet
2 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.53%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 80 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 75 (13.23%) Oracle
3 51 (8.99%) SAP
4 26 (4.59%) Business Objects
5 23 (4.06%) JBoss
6 20 (3.53%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.82%) IBM
8 15 (2.65%) Informatica
8 15 (2.65%) VMware
9 12 (2.12%) Primavera
9 12 (2.12%) Cisco
9 12 (2.12%) HP
9 12 (2.12%) Cognos
10 11 (1.94%) Citrix
11 9 (1.59%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.59%) Capita
12 8 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.23%) Tableau
14 6 (1.06%) Greenplum
14 6 (1.06%) Red Hat
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago