The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 57 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£418 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
- -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.13%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 336 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.97% 70.89% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 234 187
Average daily rate £370 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.63 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £21.60 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Requirements Management
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (75.00%) SysML
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (62.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SysML
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 5 (62.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft