The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 232 209 198
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 38 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.57% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 34
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £315 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.25 £39.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% +129.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £33.42
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +64.57%
Requirements Analysis
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 16 £295 -21.33% 3
Berkshire -2 8 £450 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £400 -22.33%
East Sussex +6 5 £255 -31.08% 1
West Sussex - 2 £455 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 - - 1
Home Counties 0 1 £415 +18.57%
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 35 (36.84%) UML
2 33 (34.74%) Software Engineering
3 32 (33.68%) C
4 28 (29.47%) Subversion
5 26 (27.37%) Linux
5 26 (27.37%) Project Management
5 26 (27.37%) Use Case
5 26 (27.37%) Integration Testing
5 26 (27.37%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (26.32%) Unix
7 24 (25.26%) NUnit
7 24 (25.26%) ClearCase
7 24 (25.26%) Ant
7 24 (25.26%) Configuration Management
7 24 (25.26%) GoogleTest
7 24 (25.26%) CppUnit
7 24 (25.26%) Unit Testing
8 23 (24.21%) Multithreading
9 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
10 21 (22.11%) Derivative
10 21 (22.11%) Memory Management
10 21 (22.11%) System Integration Testing
10 21 (22.11%) OOD
10 21 (22.11%) C++
10 21 (22.11%) Python
10 21 (22.11%) OO
11 18 (18.95%) Degree
12 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
12 17 (17.89%) Workflow
12 17 (17.89%) Software Delivery

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.84%) CMS
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Project
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (1.05%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) Firewall
3 2 (2.11%) LAN
3 2 (2.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.21%) MySQL
1 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.05%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Subversion
2 24 (25.26%) Ant
2 24 (25.26%) ClearCase
2 24 (25.26%) CppUnit
2 24 (25.26%) GoogleTest
2 24 (25.26%) NUnit
3 6 (6.32%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.21%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.05%) Appium
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) JBehave
5 1 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (1.05%) JMeter
5 1 (1.05%) LSMW
5 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Avionics
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) Analyst
3 24 (25.26%) Business Analyst
4 17 (17.89%) Architect
5 16 (16.84%) C Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Software Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) Designer
8 6 (6.32%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Technical Architect
8 6 (6.32%) UI Designer
8 6 (6.32%) UI/UX Designer
8 6 (6.32%) UX Designer
9 5 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) Web Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) CSS
2 9 (9.47%) HTML
3 6 (6.32%) CSS3
3 6 (6.32%) HTML5
4 4 (4.21%) .NET
5 3 (3.16%) jQuery
5 3 (3.16%) XML
6 2 (2.11%) JSF
6 2 (2.11%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.05%) Middleware
7 1 (1.05%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (22.11%) Derivative
3 10 (10.53%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Life Science
5 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.11%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.05%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) UML
2 33 (34.74%) Software Engineering
3 26 (27.37%) Integration Testing
3 26 (27.37%) Project Management
3 26 (27.37%) Use Case
4 24 (25.26%) Configuration Management
4 24 (25.26%) Unit Testing
5 23 (24.21%) Multithreading
6 21 (22.11%) Memory Management
6 21 (22.11%) OO
6 21 (22.11%) OOD
6 21 (22.11%) System Integration Testing
7 17 (17.89%) Software Delivery
7 17 (17.89%) Workflow
8 16 (16.84%) Content Management
9 13 (13.68%) Business Analysis
9 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.63%) SDLC
11 11 (11.58%) Release Management
12 9 (9.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) C
2 21 (22.11%) C++
2 21 (22.11%) Python
3 9 (9.47%) SQL
4 7 (7.37%) Java
5 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) Ada
6 3 (3.16%) Ada 95
6 3 (3.16%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.95%) Degree
3 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) ISEB
5 3 (3.16%) CBAP
6 1 (1.05%) HND
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.05%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) HP
2 4 (4.21%) VMware
3 3 (3.16%) Blue Coat
3 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco
3 3 (3.16%) NetApp
3 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.16%) Siebel
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) EMC
5 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.05%) SAP
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