The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 217 210 235
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 43 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 10
Average daily rate
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£345 £339 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% -17.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.23% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.00%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7057 6033 6623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.44% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4021 3363 3196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 238 331
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Requirements Management
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 Management across the South East region.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Requirements Management
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 Management across the South East region.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Requirements Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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 -6 21 £358 +11.70% 2
West Sussex +6 8 £338 -28.94%
Surrey -5 4 £465 +3.33% 1
Berkshire +10 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Oxfordshire -11 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 21 (28.00%) UML
4 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (22.67%) SOA
5 17 (22.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (22.67%) Use Case
6 14 (18.67%) Project Management
7 13 (17.33%) Finance
7 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.00%) Scrum
9 11 (14.67%) MS Visio
9 11 (14.67%) JIRA
10 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (12.00%) ERP
11 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.67%) Test Management
12 8 (10.67%) SAP ERP
12 8 (10.67%) SysML
12 8 (10.67%) Confluence
12 8 (10.67%) User Stories
12 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.67%) HP
12 8 (10.67%) ISEB
12 8 (10.67%) SAP
12 8 (10.67%) Java
12 8 (10.67%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (10.67%) Confluence
2 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Visio
2 9 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.67%) MS Office
4 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (4.00%) MS Project
6 2 (2.67%) Simulink
6 2 (2.67%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.00%) SSL
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.33%) Firewall
4 1 (1.33%) FTP
4 1 (1.33%) SNMP
4 1 (1.33%) Extranet
4 1 (1.33%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SAP BI
1 7 (9.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.67%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.67%) TestLink
3 2 (2.67%) Selenium
3 2 (2.67%) TestNG
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Local Government
3 5 (6.67%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Military
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Analyst
2 31 (41.33%) Business Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Requirements Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.00%) FPGA Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Systems Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Business Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) XML
2 6 (8.00%) Middleware
2 6 (8.00%) WSDL
2 6 (8.00%) JMS
2 6 (8.00%) SOAP
2 6 (8.00%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.33%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) VHDL
5 1 (1.33%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 21 (28.00%) UML
4 18 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (22.67%) SOA
5 17 (22.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (22.67%) Use Case
6 14 (18.67%) Project Management
7 12 (16.00%) Scrum
8 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.00%) ERP
9 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.67%) Test Management
10 8 (10.67%) SysML
10 8 (10.67%) User Stories
10 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.67%) Validation
11 7 (9.33%) ITIL
11 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Java
2 6 (8.00%) C
3 3 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C++
5 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) ISEB
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) IIBA
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Firmware
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) HP
2 8 (10.67%) SAP
3 7 (9.33%) IBM
4 6 (8.00%) Software AG
5 5 (6.67%) Capita
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) VMware
8 2 (2.67%) Siebel
8 2 (2.67%) ATG
8 2 (2.67%) Demandware
8 2 (2.67%) hybris
8 2 (2.67%) Xilinx
8 2 (2.67%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (2.67%) Actel
9 1 (1.33%) Google