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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 206 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 52 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.89% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 35 10
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£375 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £330 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+62.52% +1.77%
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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +8 22 £400 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +20 12 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £515 +44.05%
Surrey -9 3 £375 - 4
East Sussex -12 3 £370 -7.50% 3
Home Counties 0 2 £350 -
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
2 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
3 19 (20.88%) Project Management
4 18 (19.78%) Finance
5 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.48%) C++
7 14 (15.38%) UNIX
7 14 (15.38%) Linux
7 14 (15.38%) UML
7 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 13 (14.29%) OO
8 13 (14.29%) C
9 11 (12.09%) SQL
9 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
10 10 (10.99%) Data Architecture
10 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.99%) Subversion
10 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.99%) C#
10 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
10 10 (10.99%) Diameter Protocol
11 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.89%) HP
11 9 (9.89%) Requirements Management
12 8 (8.79%) Use Case
12 8 (8.79%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Requirements Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.49%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.40%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) Lync
3 3 (3.30%) Jetty
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (8.79%) GPRS
2 8 (8.79%) GSM
3 7 (7.69%) 3G
3 7 (7.69%) VoLTE
4 6 (6.59%) RNC
4 6 (6.59%) Wireshark
4 6 (6.59%) UMTS
4 6 (6.59%) VoIP
5 5 (5.49%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (5.49%) HSDPA
5 5 (5.49%) SS7
5 5 (5.49%) LTE
5 5 (5.49%) 4G
6 4 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (4.40%) Megaco
6 4 (4.40%) MGCP
6 4 (4.40%) RTP
6 4 (4.40%) 2G
6 4 (4.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.40%) SAP BI
4 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) OLAP
5 2 (2.20%) DataStage
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) QlikView
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Subversion
2 7 (7.69%) Ant
2 7 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 7 (7.69%) CppUnit
2 7 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (7.69%) GoogleTest
2 7 (7.69%) NUnit
3 6 (6.59%) JIRA
4 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) Toad
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) GCC
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Billing
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Avionics
5 3 (3.30%) Publishing
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.20%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Analyst
2 19 (20.88%) Software Engineer
3 18 (19.78%) Business Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Developer
5 13 (14.29%) Architect
6 9 (9.89%) Tester
6 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (9.89%) Technical Tester
7 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Requirements Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Business Data Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.20%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
1 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
1 5 (5.49%) WPF
2 4 (4.40%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
3 3 (3.30%) Servlets
3 3 (3.30%) SOAP
3 3 (3.30%) Web Services
3 3 (3.30%) XML
3 3 (3.30%) XSLT
3 3 (3.30%) Spring
3 3 (3.30%) JPA
4 2 (2.20%) JSF
4 2 (2.20%) EJB
4 2 (2.20%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) STL
5 1 (1.10%) XMPP
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Derivative
3 5 (5.49%) GIS
4 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.20%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Telematics
6 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.10%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) UNIX
1 14 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Software Engineering
2 19 (20.88%) Project Management
3 16 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 14 (15.38%) UML
5 13 (14.29%) OO
6 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Data Architecture
7 10 (10.99%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.89%) Requirements Management
9 8 (8.79%) Use Case
9 8 (8.79%) Benchmarking
9 8 (8.79%) Validation
9 8 (8.79%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.59%) Change Control
10 6 (6.59%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) C++
2 13 (14.29%) C
3 11 (12.09%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) Python
5 8 (8.79%) Ada
6 7 (7.69%) Java
7 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.30%) XQuery
8 3 (3.30%) XPath
9 2 (2.20%) XAML
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) ISEB
4 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
1 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.40%) DO-178B
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.10%) GAAP
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Firmware
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) HP
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.20%) Informatica
7 2 (2.20%) Pega
7 2 (2.20%) Verint
7 2 (2.20%) Cognos
7 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.10%) Siebel
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.10%) Lotus
8 1 (1.10%) Remedy
8 1 (1.10%) Perforce
8 1 (1.10%) Google
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