The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 392 398 407
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 174 118 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 63 69
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +51.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Requirements Management
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Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Requirements Management
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 Management within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +4 60 £475 +5.55% 2
South West +4 28 £370 +23.33% 1
South East -12 26 £325 -13.33% 3
West Midlands -9 21 £350 -12.50% 3
North West -15 11 £255 -26.35% 1
North East - 10 £248 -
East of England -19 7 £550 +83.33%
Yorkshire -12 6 £380 +1.33%
East Midlands -9 5 £300 -25.00%
Requirements Management
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Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 73 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (23.39%) Business Analysis
3 68 (23.05%) Finance
4 65 (22.03%) Validation
5 60 (20.34%) UML
6 57 (19.32%) Rational DOORS
7 48 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (15.59%) Project Management
8 46 (15.59%) Use Case
9 43 (14.58%) Security Cleared
10 39 (13.22%) Degree
10 39 (13.22%) Scrum
11 37 (12.54%) Change Management
12 35 (11.86%) SQL
13 33 (11.19%) Data Analysis
14 27 (9.15%) .NET
15 26 (8.81%) Banking
16 25 (8.47%) Configuration Management
16 25 (8.47%) MS Excel
16 25 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
17 24 (8.14%) TDD
17 24 (8.14%) Risk Management
18 23 (7.80%) Pair Programming
19 22 (7.46%) ISEB
19 22 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (7.12%) SC Cleared
20 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2
21 20 (6.78%) Time Management
22 19 (6.44%) HTML
23 18 (6.10%) Migration

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.68%) Apache
2 2 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) Documentum
3 1 (0.34%) FileNet
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.08%) MS Office
3 14 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.73%) MS Project
5 4 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.36%) Simulink
6 1 (0.34%) CATIA
6 1 (0.34%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (3.39%) ENOVIA
2 3 (1.02%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.68%) DELMIA
4 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.34%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.42%) Intranet
2 9 (3.05%) Firewall
3 8 (2.71%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) LAN
4 3 (1.02%) WAN
4 3 (1.02%) SMTP
4 3 (1.02%) HTTP
4 3 (1.02%) CTI
5 2 (0.68%) DNS
5 2 (0.68%) ATM
5 2 (0.68%) GSM
6 1 (0.34%) SDH
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) DHCP
6 1 (0.34%) DWDM
6 1 (0.34%) DVB
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) VSAT
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.02%) QlikView
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 57 (19.32%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (3.73%) ClearCase
2 11 (3.73%) ClearQuest
3 8 (2.71%) RequisitePro
3 8 (2.71%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.37%) JIRA
5 6 (2.03%) NUnit
6 5 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (1.36%) Subversion
8 3 (1.02%) Selenium
8 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.68%) JUnit
9 2 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.34%) HttpUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) XMLUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Ant
10 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 68 (23.05%) Finance
2 26 (8.81%) Banking
3 15 (5.08%) Military
4 13 (4.41%) Electronics
5 12 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.05%) Retail
8 8 (2.71%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.71%) Avionics
9 7 (2.37%) Marketing
9 7 (2.37%) Legal
10 5 (1.69%) Automotive
11 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.02%) Local Government
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 136 (46.10%) Analyst
2 124 (42.03%) Business Analyst
3 28 (9.49%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (9.15%) Developer
5 25 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 19 (6.44%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.75%) Senior Business Analyst
9 12 (4.07%) Architect
9 12 (4.07%) UML Business Analyst
10 11 (3.73%) Requirements Engineer
10 11 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.39%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (3.05%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.37%) Test Manager
14 7 (2.37%) Test Engineer
14 7 (2.37%) Systems Test Engineer
14 7 (2.37%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.15%) .NET
2 19 (6.44%) HTML
3 17 (5.76%) CSS
4 13 (4.41%) RESTful
5 12 (4.07%) JSON
5 12 (4.07%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.07%) jQuery
5 12 (4.07%) HTML5
5 12 (4.07%) CSS3
6 11 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.37%) Web Services
7 7 (2.37%) XML
8 5 (1.69%) SOAP
9 4 (1.36%) Spring
10 3 (1.02%) JDBC
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.34%) WCF
12 1 (0.34%) ICEfaces
12 1 (0.34%) iBATIS
12 1 (0.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.71%) Client/Server
2 7 (2.37%) Derivative
3 6 (2.03%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.36%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.36%) Equities
4 4 (1.36%) Firmware
4 4 (1.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.36%) Physics
4 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.02%) Biometrics
5 3 (1.02%) STB
5 3 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.68%) Replication
6 2 (0.68%) ASIC
6 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.68%) NHS
6 2 (0.68%) VHDL
6 2 (0.68%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.39%) Windows
2 9 (3.05%) Linux
3 7 (2.37%) UNIX
3 7 (2.37%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (23.39%) Business Analysis
3 65 (22.03%) Validation
4 60 (20.34%) UML
5 48 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (15.59%) Project Management
6 46 (15.59%) Use Case
7 39 (13.22%) Scrum
8 37 (12.54%) Change Management
9 33 (11.19%) Data Analysis
10 25 (8.47%) Configuration Management
10 25 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 24 (8.14%) Risk Management
11 24 (8.14%) TDD
12 23 (7.80%) Pair Programming
13 22 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2
15 20 (6.78%) Time Management
16 18 (6.10%) Test Scripting
16 18 (6.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.86%) SQL
2 17 (5.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (5.42%) C#
4 15 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.07%) MATLAB
6 10 (3.39%) Java
7 4 (1.36%) C++
8 3 (1.02%) C
8 3 (1.02%) VBA
8 3 (1.02%) Python
9 2 (0.68%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) X++
10 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 43 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.22%) Degree
3 22 (7.46%) ISEB
4 21 (7.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.69%) IIBA
7 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.68%) MBA
8 2 (0.68%) CBAP
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.42%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) DO-254
2 2 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.34%) DO-160
3 1 (0.34%) FATCA
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.39%) XenApp
3 10 (3.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.75%) Citrix
2 14 (4.75%) IBM
3 13 (4.41%) VMware
4 8 (2.71%) SAP
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle
5 3 (1.02%) DataFlux
6 2 (0.68%) Fundtech
6 2 (0.68%) Cognos
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco
6 2 (0.68%) Hitachi
6 2 (0.68%) BT
6 2 (0.68%) Xilinx
6 2 (0.68%) Vertica
7 1 (0.34%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.34%) Primavera
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.34%) Altera
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