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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 305 291 282
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 285 270 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.61% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.81% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 181 108
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£402 £435 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% +13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £599 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.95 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -10.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.62 £21.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.58 £44.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
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
34869 33282 29935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.42% 74.78% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22744 20629 18112
Average daily rate £425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
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 £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1056 1254
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 -19 124 £450 -5.26% 25
South East -11 57 £350 -6.66% 12
South West +1 38 £500 +10.98% 10
North West -1 19 £400 +4.57% 7
East of England -4 16 £350 -2.77% 14
East Midlands +8 10 £400 -5.32% 1
West Midlands -13 9 £338 -11.18% 3
Yorkshire -3 7 £325 +6.12% 8
North East -10 5 £230 - 2
Requirements Analysis
UK

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 183 (31.28%) Finance
2 128 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (18.63%) Banking
5 108 (18.46%) SQL
6 99 (16.92%) Oracle
7 98 (16.75%) Microsoft
8 93 (15.90%) Business Analysis
9 91 (15.56%) UML
10 90 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 87 (14.87%) Java
12 83 (14.19%) Data Modelling
13 76 (12.99%) Project Management
14 73 (12.48%) Security Cleared
15 69 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (11.11%) Linux
16 65 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
17 64 (10.94%) Software Engineering
17 64 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
18 62 (10.60%) XML
19 60 (10.26%) UNIX
20 59 (10.09%) SQL Server
21 56 (9.57%) Degree
21 56 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
22 55 (9.40%) SC Cleared
23 54 (9.23%) Scrum
24 50 (8.55%) MS Excel
25 49 (8.38%) Windows
25 49 (8.38%) Workflow
26 48 (8.21%) ETL

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (4.27%) JBoss
2 22 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.76%) Confluence
3 18 (3.08%) Apache
4 13 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.05%) CMS
6 6 (1.03%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.85%) Liferay
7 5 (0.85%) Lync
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.51%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.51%) Jetty
9 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 50 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.86%) MS Visio
3 26 (4.44%) MS Office
4 14 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.68%) MS Project
7 2 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.34%) Simulink
8 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.88%) Oracle Cash Management
3 10 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (1.71%) SAP PS
3 10 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (0.85%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.51%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) Agresso
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Taleo
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.76%) WAN
2 14 (2.39%) Radio Access Network
2 14 (2.39%) SAN
2 14 (2.39%) Firewall
3 13 (2.22%) LAN
3 13 (2.22%) Telnet
4 12 (2.05%) Network Security
5 11 (1.88%) FTP
5 11 (1.88%) SNMP
6 10 (1.71%) MPLS
6 10 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.54%) OSPF
8 8 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (1.37%) Ethernet
8 8 (1.37%) DNS
8 8 (1.37%) ATM
9 7 (1.20%) 2G
9 7 (1.20%) 3G
10 6 (1.03%) LTE
10 6 (1.03%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.79%) Data Warehouse
2 59 (10.09%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.62%) MySQL
5 25 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (4.27%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (3.42%) QlikView
8 19 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.39%) PowerCenter
10 10 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 9 (1.54%) Snowflake Schema
12 8 (1.37%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.20%) Big Data
14 6 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 31 (5.30%) JIRA
2 30 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
3 21 (3.59%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.25%) Maven
5 15 (2.56%) JUnit
6 10 (1.71%) Rational Rhapsody
6 10 (1.71%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.37%) ClearCase
8 7 (1.20%) ClearQuest
9 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.03%) Subversion
10 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.51%) GCC
11 3 (0.51%) GDB
11 3 (0.51%) Selenium
12 2 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.17%) Xcode
13 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 183 (31.28%) Finance
2 109 (18.63%) Banking
3 44 (7.52%) Retail
4 28 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.93%) Back Office
7 21 (3.59%) Retail Banking
7 21 (3.59%) Front Office
8 18 (3.08%) Advertising
9 17 (2.91%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.91%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.88%) Legal
11 10 (1.71%) Marketing
12 9 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.03%) Avionics
13 6 (1.03%) Publishing
13 6 (1.03%) Automotive
14 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.85%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 256 (43.76%) Analyst
2 199 (34.02%) Business Analyst
3 151 (25.81%) Developer
4 38 (6.50%) Architect
5 33 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
6 32 (5.47%) Java Developer
7 31 (5.30%) Software Engineer
8 28 (4.79%) Senior Business Analyst
9 20 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
10 19 (3.25%) Project Manager
11 17 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (2.74%) Consultant
13 15 (2.56%) Database Developer
13 15 (2.56%) Informatica Developer
13 15 (2.56%) Middleware Developer
14 14 (2.39%) C++ Developer
14 14 (2.39%) Technical Business Analyst
15 13 (2.22%) Technical Leader
16 12 (2.05%) Data Analyst
17 11 (1.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.60%) XML
2 41 (7.01%) .NET
3 36 (6.15%) HTML
4 34 (5.81%) Web Services
4 34 (5.81%) Middleware
5 25 (4.27%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.76%) Hibernate
7 20 (3.42%) CSS
7 20 (3.42%) SOAP
7 20 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
8 18 (3.08%) JSON
9 17 (2.91%) XSD
10 16 (2.74%) OSGi
10 16 (2.74%) Apache Camel
11 14 (2.39%) JAX-RS
11 14 (2.39%) J2EE
11 14 (2.39%) JSP
12 13 (2.22%) GWT
13 12 (2.05%) JPA
14 11 (1.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.27%) User Experience
4 21 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.42%) Derivative
6 19 (3.25%) Visualisation
7 18 (3.08%) NHS
8 13 (2.22%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.22%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.88%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.71%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.54%) HACMP
11 9 (1.54%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.37%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.37%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.03%) Life Science
14 6 (1.03%) Biology
14 6 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.11%) Linux
2 60 (10.26%) UNIX
3 49 (8.38%) Windows
4 13 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.05%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.54%) AIX
7 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.37%) Android
8 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (15.90%) Business Analysis
4 91 (15.56%) UML
5 83 (14.19%) Data Modelling
6 76 (12.99%) Project Management
7 65 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 64 (10.94%) Software Engineering
8 64 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 54 (9.23%) Scrum
11 49 (8.38%) Workflow
12 48 (8.21%) ETL
13 42 (7.18%) Configuration Management
14 37 (6.32%) Validation
15 36 (6.15%) Business Transformation
16 35 (5.98%) OO
17 34 (5.81%) Analytics
18 33 (5.64%) Waterfall
19 32 (5.47%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 108 (18.46%) SQL
2 87 (14.87%) Java
3 46 (7.86%) C++
4 41 (7.01%) JavaScript
5 37 (6.32%) C#
6 31 (5.30%) C
7 23 (3.93%) Perl
8 15 (2.56%) VBA
9 13 (2.22%) Ada
9 13 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.37%) VB
12 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.03%) PHP
13 6 (1.03%) Delphi
14 5 (0.85%) Python
15 4 (0.68%) Lua
15 4 (0.68%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (12.48%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.57%) Degree
3 55 (9.40%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.59%) ISEB
5 15 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.71%) CCIE
7 9 (1.54%) CCNP
7 9 (1.54%) CISSP
8 6 (1.03%) CIMA
8 6 (1.03%) ACCA
9 5 (0.85%) CCSA
9 5 (0.85%) MOS
10 4 (0.68%) IIBA
10 4 (0.68%) CBAP
10 4 (0.68%) CCSP
10 4 (0.68%) CCSE
11 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.03%) QA
2 17 (2.91%) Basel III
3 16 (2.74%) Solvency II
4 15 (2.56%) Basel II
5 10 (1.71%) COREP
6 9 (1.54%) EMIR
6 9 (1.54%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.03%) FATCA
7 6 (1.03%) DO-178B
7 6 (1.03%) FINREP
7 6 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.68%) SLA
9 3 (0.51%) MiFID
9 3 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.34%) HL7
10 2 (0.34%) DICOM
10 2 (0.34%) UCITS
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.34%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 21 (3.59%) VMware ESX
2 20 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.54%) PowerHA
5 6 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.85%) Firmware
7 3 (0.51%) HDFS
7 3 (0.51%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (2.74%) Puppet
2 8 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) OpenView
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 99 (16.92%) Oracle
2 98 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.18%) SAP
4 28 (4.79%) Business Objects
5 27 (4.62%) VMware
6 20 (3.42%) Cisco
7 17 (2.91%) Informatica
8 16 (2.74%) Atlassian
8 16 (2.74%) Tableau
8 16 (2.74%) HP
8 16 (2.74%) IBM
9 13 (2.22%) Cognos
9 13 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.88%) EMC
11 10 (1.71%) Primavera
12 9 (1.54%) Sybase
13 8 (1.37%) Google
14 7 (1.20%) NetApp
15 6 (1.03%) Ericsson
15 6 (1.03%) Nortel
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
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London
Experis Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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York, North Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
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West London
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Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £660 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
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Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Beverley
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £240 per day + negotiable doe
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London
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Rate: competitive
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London
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Bath
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Rate: competitive
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