The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 147 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 22 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
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£384 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £338 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £461 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £78.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Requirements Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3447 2264 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.15% 73.91% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2119 1248 1034
Average daily rate £415 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 110
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Manchester -14 10 £398 - 7
Cheshire -10 5 £378 +9.42%
Merseyside - 2 £419 -
Lancashire -15 1 - -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (55.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 19 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Banking
7 7 (18.42%) Coaching
8 6 (15.79%) SDLC
8 6 (15.79%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) JSON
9 5 (13.16%) Validation
9 5 (13.16%) QA
9 5 (13.16%) RESTful
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
9 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) Node.js
10 4 (10.53%) UML
10 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.53%) Retail
10 4 (10.53%) Time Management
10 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 4 (10.53%) JIRA
11 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
11 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
11 3 (7.89%) Android
11 3 (7.89%) TeamCity

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (13.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (7.89%) Redis
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.89%) Mocha
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Calabash
2 3 (7.89%) Appium
3 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Lombardi
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Analyst
1 25 (65.79%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Change Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (5.26%) Senior Change Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
3 2 (5.26%) Change Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) JSON
1 5 (13.16%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 19 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Coaching
6 6 (15.79%) SDLC
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) Validation
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.53%) UML
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.53%) Time Management
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.89%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (7.89%) Business Development
9 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
9 3 (7.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) APMP
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) IBM
1 3 (7.89%) Apigee
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Progress
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Curam