The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 414 418 418
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 143 121 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 71
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£400 £403 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +11.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +11.17%
Requirements Management
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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
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 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 +30 53 £433 -3.77% 15
South East +21 46 £375 -14.77% 8
Yorkshire +4 17 £400 +10.34% 1
South West -22 10 £313 -15.54% 2
East of England 0 6 £355 -32.38% 1
East Midlands +19 5 £307 -2.51% 2
North West -20 4 £350 -15.66% 1
West Midlands -14 3 £415 -12.63% 2
Requirements Management
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Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 106 (32.32%) Finance
2 97 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (20.73%) Validation
4 68 (20.73%) Project Management
5 63 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (18.29%) UML
7 55 (16.77%) Business Analysis
8 49 (14.94%) Use Case
8 49 (14.94%) Security Cleared
9 42 (12.80%) Banking
10 39 (11.89%) Change Management
11 37 (11.28%) Degree
12 36 (10.98%) Scrum
13 29 (8.84%) Software Engineering
14 28 (8.54%) Management Information System
14 28 (8.54%) MS Excel
14 28 (8.54%) SQL
15 27 (8.23%) C
15 27 (8.23%) Telecoms
16 26 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
17 25 (7.62%) Rational DOORS
17 25 (7.62%) Legal
17 25 (7.62%) SAP
17 25 (7.62%) MS Visio
17 25 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
18 24 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
19 23 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (7.01%) Change Control

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 12 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.35%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (3.05%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (2.44%) Confluence
5 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.91%) IIS
6 3 (0.91%) Lync
7 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.62%) MS Visio
3 24 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.96%) MS Project
4 13 (3.96%) MS Office
5 9 (2.74%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.22%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (6.10%) SAP ERP
2 11 (3.35%) SAP FI
2 11 (3.35%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (3.05%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.61%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.61%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.30%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.30%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) SSL
1 10 (3.05%) HTTP
2 9 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.91%) Intranet
3 3 (0.91%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.91%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.61%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) Extranet
5 1 (0.30%) H.323
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) SNMP
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.83%) OLTP
5 4 (1.22%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.22%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.91%) Big Data
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.30%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 25 (7.62%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (5.18%) JIRA
3 5 (1.52%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.22%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.61%) Maven
5 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.61%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.30%) JMeter
6 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) Ant
6 1 (0.30%) JUnit
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.30%) Mockito
6 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.30%) Liquibase
General
1 106 (32.32%) Finance
2 42 (12.80%) Banking
3 27 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.62%) Legal
5 14 (4.27%) Retail
6 9 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.74%) Marketing
7 7 (2.13%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.83%) Avionics
8 6 (1.83%) Front Office
8 6 (1.83%) Military
8 6 (1.83%) Automotive
8 6 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.22%) Law
10 4 (1.22%) Electronics
11 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.61%) Local Government
12 2 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 176 (53.66%) Analyst
2 146 (44.51%) Business Analyst
3 26 (7.93%) Consultant
3 26 (7.93%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (6.10%) Architect
5 17 (5.18%) Agile Business Analyst
5 17 (5.18%) Developer
6 16 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 15 (4.57%) Lead Business Analyst
8 14 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.35%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (3.35%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (3.05%) Requirements Analyst
12 9 (2.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 9 (2.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.13%) Design Engineer
13 7 (2.13%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.13%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.01%) XML
2 16 (4.88%) SOAP
3 10 (3.05%) REST
3 10 (3.05%) Middleware
3 10 (3.05%) WSDL
3 10 (3.05%) JMS
4 7 (2.13%) .NET
4 7 (2.13%) HTML
4 7 (2.13%) CSS
5 5 (1.52%) SAP XI
6 4 (1.22%) Web Services
7 2 (0.61%) WCF
8 1 (0.30%) Spring
8 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.30%) WinForms
8 1 (0.30%) JSP
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) RESTful
8 1 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.27%) User Experience
4 12 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.74%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.83%) PMI
7 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.52%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.52%) Derivative
8 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.91%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.91%) Informatics
9 2 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.61%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.88%) Windows
2 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.52%) Linux
3 5 (1.52%) UNIX
4 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.22%) AIX
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Solaris
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (20.73%) Validation
3 68 (20.73%) Project Management
4 60 (18.29%) UML
5 55 (16.77%) Business Analysis
6 49 (14.94%) Use Case
7 39 (11.89%) Change Management
8 36 (10.98%) Scrum
9 29 (8.84%) Software Engineering
10 26 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
11 25 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
13 23 (7.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (7.01%) Change Control
14 22 (6.71%) ERP
15 20 (6.10%) SOA
15 20 (6.10%) Test Management
16 19 (5.79%) Data Modelling
16 19 (5.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.54%) SQL
2 27 (8.23%) C
3 13 (3.96%) Java
4 9 (2.74%) VBA
5 8 (2.44%) C#
6 6 (1.83%) Embedded C
7 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.91%) Python
8 2 (0.61%) Ada
8 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.61%) VB
8 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 37 (11.28%) Degree
3 20 (6.10%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.44%) ISEB
5 8 (2.44%) CCA
6 7 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.52%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.22%) CBAP
10 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.91%) HNC
10 3 (0.91%) IIBA
11 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.61%) CCNA
11 2 (0.61%) MOS
12 1 (0.30%) MBA
12 1 (0.30%) CCIE
12 1 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.96%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.61%) GxP
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) DO-160
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.05%) Firmware
3 3 (0.91%) XenApp
3 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.61%) GPFS
5 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) SCOM
2 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (7.62%) SAP
2 23 (7.01%) IBM
3 22 (6.71%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.27%) Oracle
5 12 (3.66%) HP
6 11 (3.35%) VMware
7 10 (3.05%) Software AG
8 5 (1.52%) webMethods
9 4 (1.22%) Cisco
9 4 (1.22%) Informatica
9 4 (1.22%) Citrix
9 4 (1.22%) Intel
10 2 (0.61%) Capita
10 2 (0.61%) Sybase
10 2 (0.61%) Mercator
10 2 (0.61%) NetApp
10 2 (0.61%) Siemens
10 2 (0.61%) EMC
11 1 (0.30%) Murex
11 1 (0.30%) Fidessa
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