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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 210 196 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 41 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 14
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £326 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.42 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+64.57% -7.80%
Requirements Analysis
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hampshire +9 18 £375 +0.31% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 10 £515 +43.05% 3
Berkshire +6 6 £350 -5.27% 3
Surrey +7 3 £463 +23.33% 3
Home Counties +4 2 £350 -
East Sussex -18 1 £370 -7.50% 3
Oxfordshire -22 1 £388 +15.67%
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Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
2 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) Project Management
3 18 (22.78%) C
4 17 (21.52%) Finance
5 16 (20.25%) C++
5 16 (20.25%) UML
6 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
7 13 (16.46%) OO
8 12 (15.19%) Linux
8 12 (15.19%) UNIX
8 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
8 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (13.92%) Requirements Management
9 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.66%) C#
10 10 (12.66%) Subversion
10 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.66%) Data Architecture
10 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Benchmarking
11 8 (10.13%) SQL
11 8 (10.13%) Python
11 8 (10.13%) Ada
11 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
12 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.86%) ClearCase
12 7 (8.86%) Data Mining
12 7 (8.86%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (6.33%) ArcGIS
2 4 (5.06%) Confluence
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) Jetty
3 3 (3.80%) Lync
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.27%) MS Office
4 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (5.06%) Megaco
2 4 (5.06%) Intranet
2 4 (5.06%) MGCP
2 4 (5.06%) RTP
2 4 (5.06%) VoIP
3 3 (3.80%) IPv6
3 3 (3.80%) SS7
3 3 (3.80%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (2.53%) 3G
4 2 (2.53%) IPv4
5 1 (1.27%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) GPRS
5 1 (1.27%) GSM
5 1 (1.27%) MPLS
5 1 (1.27%) L2TP
5 1 (1.27%) INAP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Data Mining
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.06%) SAP BI
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.27%) HBase
6 1 (1.27%) QlikView
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Subversion
2 7 (8.86%) ClearCase
2 7 (8.86%) Ant
2 7 (8.86%) CppUnit
2 7 (8.86%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (8.86%) NUnit
2 7 (8.86%) GoogleTest
3 6 (7.59%) JIRA
4 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) Valgrind
5 1 (1.27%) GCC
5 1 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
3 4 (5.06%) Avionics
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.27%) Military
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.05%) Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Business Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Business Data Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Requirements Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Embedded Software Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) .NET
1 5 (6.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.33%) WPF
1 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.06%) XML
2 4 (5.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) Servlets
3 3 (3.80%) XSLT
3 3 (3.80%) JPA
3 3 (3.80%) Spring
4 2 (2.53%) JSF
4 2 (2.53%) EJB
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) J2EE
5 1 (1.27%) STL
5 1 (1.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.27%) Java EE
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) GIS
3 5 (6.33%) Derivative
4 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.80%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) IPTV
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
1 12 (15.19%) UNIX
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
2 18 (22.78%) Project Management
3 16 (20.25%) UML
4 14 (17.72%) Configuration Management
5 13 (16.46%) OO
6 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.92%) Requirements Management
7 11 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.66%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.66%) Data Architecture
8 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Integration Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Benchmarking
10 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.59%) Software Delivery
11 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Change Control
11 6 (7.59%) Use Case
11 6 (7.59%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) C
2 16 (20.25%) C++
3 10 (12.66%) C#
4 8 (10.13%) SQL
4 8 (10.13%) Python
4 8 (10.13%) Ada
5 7 (8.86%) Java
6 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.80%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.80%) XQuery
7 3 (3.80%) XPath
8 2 (2.53%) XAML
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) Delphi
9 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.06%) DO-178B
2 4 (5.06%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) GAAP
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) SAP
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Verint
4 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.53%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.27%) Informatica
5 1 (1.27%) Siebel
5 1 (1.27%) Perforce
5 1 (1.27%) Pega
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.27%) Renesas
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