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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 413 386 414
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 179 117 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 62 71
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 12
Average hourly rate £35.75 £37.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +51.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
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 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Requirements Management
UK

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 18 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 18 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 18 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 67 £475 +5.55% 12
South West -7 25 £375 +25.00% 6
South East -26 25 £350 -12.50% 9
West Midlands -11 19 £360 -48.57% 6
North West -7 13 £255 -35.03% 1
North East - 10 £248 -
East of England -23 7 £550 +83.33% 3
East Midlands -3 6 £308 -23.12% 1
Yorkshire -18 6 £380 +1.33% 5
Requirements Management
UK

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 76 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 71 (23.99%) Finance
2 71 (23.99%) Business Analysis
3 61 (20.61%) UML
4 59 (19.93%) Validation
5 53 (17.91%) Rational DOORS
6 51 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (15.88%) Use Case
8 46 (15.54%) Project Management
9 41 (13.85%) Scrum
10 40 (13.51%) Security Cleared
11 38 (12.84%) Degree
12 36 (12.16%) Change Management
12 36 (12.16%) SQL
13 34 (11.49%) Data Analysis
14 28 (9.46%) .NET
14 28 (9.46%) Banking
15 26 (8.78%) Requirements Analysis
16 25 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (8.45%) Configuration Management
16 25 (8.45%) MS Excel
16 25 (8.45%) TDD
16 25 (8.45%) Risk Management
17 24 (8.11%) Pair Programming
18 23 (7.77%) ISEB
19 21 (7.09%) PRINCE2
20 20 (6.76%) HTML
20 20 (6.76%) SC Cleared
21 19 (6.42%) Test Scripting
22 18 (6.08%) JavaScript

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (1.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.68%) Apache
2 2 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.34%) FileNet
3 1 (0.34%) Documentum
3 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.41%) MS Office
3 14 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (3.72%) MS Project
4 11 (3.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.35%) Simulink
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.34%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.34%) Mingle
6 1 (0.34%) CATIA
6 1 (0.34%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (3.04%) ENOVIA
2 3 (1.01%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.34%) DELMIA
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.41%) Intranet
2 9 (3.04%) Firewall
3 8 (2.70%) Internet
4 3 (1.01%) CTI
4 3 (1.01%) HTTP
4 3 (1.01%) LAN
4 3 (1.01%) WAN
4 3 (1.01%) SMTP
5 2 (0.68%) ATM
5 2 (0.68%) GSM
5 2 (0.68%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
6 1 (0.34%) VSAT
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) DWDM
6 1 (0.34%) DVB
6 1 (0.34%) DMZ
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.01%) QlikView
7 2 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 53 (17.91%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (3.38%) ClearCase
2 10 (3.38%) ClearQuest
3 9 (3.04%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.04%) RequisitePro
4 7 (2.36%) JIRA
5 6 (2.03%) NUnit
6 5 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (1.35%) Subversion
7 4 (1.35%) Selenium
8 3 (1.01%) JUnit
8 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.34%) jMock
10 1 (0.34%) HttpUnit
10 1 (0.34%) Maven
10 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.34%) XMLUnit
General
1 71 (23.99%) Finance
2 28 (9.46%) Banking
3 13 (4.39%) Military
4 12 (4.05%) Electronics
4 12 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.04%) Retail
7 8 (2.70%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.36%) Marketing
8 7 (2.36%) Avionics
8 7 (2.36%) Legal
9 4 (1.35%) Automotive
10 3 (1.01%) Local Government
10 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 139 (46.96%) Analyst
2 127 (42.91%) Business Analyst
3 29 (9.80%) Developer
4 26 (8.78%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (6.42%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.73%) Senior Business Analyst
9 12 (4.05%) Architect
9 12 (4.05%) UML Business Analyst
10 11 (3.72%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.38%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.38%) Requirements Engineer
12 9 (3.04%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.70%) Applications Engineer
13 8 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
14 7 (2.36%) Banking Business Analyst
14 7 (2.36%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.36%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.46%) .NET
2 20 (6.76%) HTML
3 18 (6.08%) CSS
4 14 (4.73%) RESTful
5 13 (4.39%) HTML5
5 13 (4.39%) CSS3
5 13 (4.39%) JSON
5 13 (4.39%) jQuery
6 12 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.36%) Web Services
8 7 (2.36%) XML
9 6 (2.03%) Spring
10 5 (1.69%) SOAP
11 3 (1.01%) JDBC
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.34%) Spring MVC
13 1 (0.34%) WCF
13 1 (0.34%) iBATIS
13 1 (0.34%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.70%) Client/Server
1 8 (2.70%) Derivative
2 6 (2.03%) Equities
2 6 (2.03%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.35%) Firmware
4 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.01%) Physics
5 3 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.01%) STB
5 3 (1.01%) Biometrics
5 3 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.68%) NHS
6 2 (0.68%) ASIC
6 2 (0.68%) Replication
6 2 (0.68%) VHDL
7 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.34%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.38%) Windows
2 9 (3.04%) Linux
3 7 (2.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.36%) UNIX
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
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 76 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 71 (23.99%) Business Analysis
3 61 (20.61%) UML
4 59 (19.93%) Validation
5 51 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (15.88%) Use Case
7 46 (15.54%) Project Management
8 41 (13.85%) Scrum
9 36 (12.16%) Change Management
10 34 (11.49%) Data Analysis
11 26 (8.78%) Requirements Analysis
12 25 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (8.45%) Configuration Management
12 25 (8.45%) TDD
12 25 (8.45%) Risk Management
13 24 (8.11%) Pair Programming
14 21 (7.09%) PRINCE2
15 19 (6.42%) Test Scripting
16 18 (6.08%) Time Management
17 17 (5.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.16%) SQL
2 18 (6.08%) JavaScript
3 16 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 16 (5.41%) C#
4 12 (4.05%) Java
5 11 (3.72%) MATLAB
6 5 (1.69%) C++
7 4 (1.35%) C
8 3 (1.01%) Python
8 3 (1.01%) VBA
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 40 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.84%) Degree
3 23 (7.77%) ISEB
4 20 (6.76%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.69%) IIBA
7 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.68%) MBA
8 2 (0.68%) CBAP
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.68%) DO-254
2 2 (0.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.34%) DO-160
3 1 (0.34%) FATCA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.38%) XenApp
3 10 (3.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.73%) IBM
2 14 (4.73%) Citrix
3 13 (4.39%) VMware
4 8 (2.70%) SAP
5 3 (1.01%) DataFlux
5 3 (1.01%) Oracle
6 2 (0.68%) Cognos
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco
6 2 (0.68%) Hitachi
6 2 (0.68%) BT
6 2 (0.68%) Vertica
6 2 (0.68%) Fundtech
6 2 (0.68%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.34%) Casewise
7 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.34%) Altera
7 1 (0.34%) Synplicity
7 1 (0.34%) Actel
7 1 (0.34%) hybris
Weymouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 30-40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £39 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £615.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago