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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 322 326 327
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 285 250 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.72% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 147 108
Average daily rate
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£400 £441 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.34% +10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £21.50 £34.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.88 £43.58 £44.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -7.22%
Requirements Analysis
UK

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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +3 120 £450 -6.73% 24
South East -6 56 £340 -20.00% 11
South West -15 29 £500 +17.64% 3
North West +1 18 £400 +5.26% 3
East of England -8 17 £350 +6.46% 5
East Midlands +16 15 £400 +12.12%
Yorkshire -8 14 £325 -27.77% 7
West Midlands -17 11 £400 +14.28% 3
North East -24 5 £230 -
Requirements Analysis
UK

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 172 (29.35%) Finance
2 120 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 107 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (18.09%) SQL
6 99 (16.89%) Oracle
7 94 (16.04%) Banking
8 93 (15.87%) UML
9 89 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
10 87 (14.85%) Business Analysis
11 85 (14.51%) Data Modelling
12 79 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
13 77 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
14 76 (12.97%) Java
15 74 (12.63%) Security Cleared
16 68 (11.60%) Linux
17 67 (11.43%) Project Management
18 64 (10.92%) SQL Server
19 62 (10.58%) UNIX
19 62 (10.58%) MS Excel
20 60 (10.24%) Degree
20 60 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
21 58 (9.90%) GAP Analysis
22 56 (9.56%) MS Visio
22 56 (9.56%) XML
22 56 (9.56%) SC Cleared
23 55 (9.39%) ETL
23 55 (9.39%) Software Engineering
24 50 (8.53%) SAP
25 49 (8.36%) Scrum

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (4.10%) Confluence
2 23 (3.92%) JBoss
2 23 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.07%) Apache
4 16 (2.73%) CMS
5 14 (2.39%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.02%) NetWeaver
8 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.85%) Lync
8 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.85%) Liferay
9 4 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.68%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.34%) SAS
11 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 62 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 56 (9.56%) MS Visio
3 30 (5.12%) MS Office
4 15 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.68%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.51%) MS Project
8 2 (0.34%) SPSS
8 2 (0.34%) Simulink
8 2 (0.34%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (1.71%) SAP PS
3 7 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.85%) VisionPLUS
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.68%) Tridion
6 3 (0.51%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.34%) Agresso
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.34%) IaaS
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Taleo
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.92%) WAN
2 17 (2.90%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (2.56%) Telnet
4 14 (2.39%) Firewall
4 14 (2.39%) SAN
4 14 (2.39%) SNMP
4 14 (2.39%) LAN
5 11 (1.88%) FTP
5 11 (1.88%) 3G
5 11 (1.88%) Network Security
6 10 (1.71%) 2G
6 10 (1.71%) MPLS
6 10 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.71%) DNS
7 9 (1.54%) OSPF
7 9 (1.54%) LTE
8 8 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.19%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.02%) VPN
10 6 (1.02%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.19%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 45 (7.68%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.46%) MySQL
5 25 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 24 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (3.58%) QlikView
7 21 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.05%) PowerCenter
11 10 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (1.37%) SAP BI
12 8 (1.37%) Snowflake Schema
12 8 (1.37%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.19%) SAP BW
13 7 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (5.12%) Rational DOORS
2 26 (4.44%) JIRA
3 19 (3.24%) Maven
4 17 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.73%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
6 9 (1.54%) JUnit
7 8 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.19%) ClearCase
9 6 (1.02%) ClearQuest
9 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.51%) Selenium
12 3 (0.51%) Subversion
12 3 (0.51%) GCC
12 3 (0.51%) GDB
13 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.34%) Rational Rose
14 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 172 (29.35%) Finance
2 94 (16.04%) Banking
3 42 (7.17%) Retail
4 35 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.75%) Back Office
5 22 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.07%) Front Office
6 18 (3.07%) Advertising
7 17 (2.90%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.73%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.05%) Marketing
10 11 (1.88%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.71%) Legal
12 7 (1.19%) Publishing
12 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.02%) Billing
14 5 (0.85%) Local Government
14 5 (0.85%) Avionics
14 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 249 (42.49%) Analyst
2 187 (31.91%) Business Analyst
3 145 (24.74%) Developer
4 53 (9.04%) Architect
5 36 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
6 31 (5.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 28 (4.78%) Software Engineer
8 23 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (3.24%) Project Manager
11 18 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
11 18 (3.07%) Database Developer
12 17 (2.90%) Consultant
13 15 (2.56%) Middleware Developer
14 14 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (2.39%) Informatica Developer
14 14 (2.39%) Infrastructure Architect
14 14 (2.39%) Technical Leader
15 13 (2.22%) C++ Developer
16 12 (2.05%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.56%) XML
2 42 (7.17%) .NET
3 32 (5.46%) Middleware
4 31 (5.29%) HTML
5 28 (4.78%) Web Services
6 23 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 22 (3.75%) SOAP
7 22 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
8 18 (3.07%) JSON
9 17 (2.90%) XSD
10 16 (2.73%) Hibernate
10 16 (2.73%) CSS
10 16 (2.73%) OSGi
10 16 (2.73%) Apache Camel
11 13 (2.22%) JSP
12 12 (2.05%) J2EE
12 12 (2.05%) JAX-RS
12 12 (2.05%) GWT
13 11 (1.88%) Ajax
14 9 (1.54%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.44%) User Experience
4 22 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.41%) Visualisation
5 20 (3.41%) Data Structures
6 19 (3.24%) NHS
7 15 (2.56%) Derivative
8 11 (1.88%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.54%) HACMP
10 8 (1.37%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.37%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.02%) Biology
12 6 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.60%) Linux
2 62 (10.58%) UNIX
3 47 (8.02%) Windows
4 13 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.05%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.54%) AIX
7 8 (1.37%) Android
7 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (15.87%) UML
4 87 (14.85%) Business Analysis
5 85 (14.51%) Data Modelling
6 79 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (11.43%) Project Management
8 60 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 58 (9.90%) GAP Analysis
10 55 (9.39%) ETL
10 55 (9.39%) Software Engineering
11 49 (8.36%) Scrum
12 48 (8.19%) Configuration Management
13 45 (7.68%) Workflow
14 43 (7.34%) Validation
15 38 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
16 35 (5.97%) DSDM
17 34 (5.80%) Analytics
18 33 (5.63%) Business Transformation
19 32 (5.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.09%) SQL
2 76 (12.97%) Java
3 43 (7.34%) C++
4 35 (5.97%) C#
4 35 (5.97%) JavaScript
5 28 (4.78%) C
6 26 (4.44%) Perl
7 16 (2.73%) VBA
8 14 (2.39%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.88%) Ada
9 11 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.37%) VB
11 6 (1.02%) PHP
12 5 (0.85%) Delphi
13 4 (0.68%) Python
14 3 (0.51%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.51%) Ruby
15 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 74 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.24%) Degree
3 56 (9.56%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.73%) ISEB
5 15 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.71%) CISSP
7 10 (1.71%) CCIE
8 9 (1.54%) CCNP
9 6 (1.02%) ACCA
9 6 (1.02%) CIMA
10 5 (0.85%) CCSA
11 4 (0.68%) CCSE
11 4 (0.68%) CCSP
11 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.68%) PMP
11 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.34%) CCNA
12 2 (0.34%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.48%) QA
2 18 (3.07%) Basel III
3 17 (2.90%) Solvency II
4 16 (2.73%) Basel II
5 10 (1.71%) COREP
6 8 (1.37%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.02%) FATCA
7 6 (1.02%) EMIR
7 6 (1.02%) FINREP
7 6 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.85%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.68%) SLA
10 3 (0.51%) MiFID
10 3 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.34%) UCITS
11 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.34%) COBIT
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (3.58%) VMware ESX
2 20 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.54%) PowerHA
5 6 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.85%) Firmware
7 2 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.34%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (2.73%) Puppet
2 9 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.17%) OpenView
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 99 (16.89%) Oracle
3 50 (8.53%) SAP
4 36 (6.14%) Business Objects
5 28 (4.78%) VMware
6 20 (3.41%) Cisco
7 17 (2.90%) HP
7 17 (2.90%) Tableau
8 16 (2.73%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.73%) IBM
9 15 (2.56%) Informatica
10 13 (2.22%) Cognos
10 13 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.05%) Primavera
12 11 (1.88%) EMC
13 9 (1.54%) Nortel
13 9 (1.54%) Ericsson
13 9 (1.54%) Greenplum
14 8 (1.37%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 8 (1.37%) Huawei
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