The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 310 301 301
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 304 284 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.78% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 187 115
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.22% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.01 £20.80 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.66 £45.39 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.90 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+33.22% -17.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38160 36205 32086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.24% 74.33% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24546 22063 19027
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1129 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Requirements Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Requirements Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England -21 281 £400 -8.04% 72
London -13 120 £450 -6.73% 24
South East -13 57 £350 -12.50% 9
South West -3 35 £500 +10.98% 7
City of London +4 33 £500 +5.26% 2
North West +10 20 £400 +6.66% 6
Scotland +1 18 £350 -4.76% 2
Surrey +2 17 £425 -10.52% 2
Wiltshire -1 17 £500 +5.15% 3
East of England +3 16 £350 -2.77% 11
Hertfordshire +15 14 £350 -30.00% 4
Cheshire +13 11 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands +8 11 £388 -8.28% 1
East Sussex +5 10 £325 -27.85%
Edinburgh -3 10 £415 +10.66%
West Midlands -10 9 £338 -6.25% 3
St Albans - 9 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -8 8 £353 +8.46% 7
Somerset +2 7 £460 - 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £358 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £425 - 4
Kent -6 6 - -
West Sussex -8 6 £340 - 1
Gatwick - 6 £340 -
Glasgow - 6 £290 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 5 £353 -29.50% 3
North East -5 5 £230 - 2
Lancashire -14 5 £385 - 1
Oxfordshire -18 5 £550 +69.23%
Derbyshire +22 4 £400 +12.12%

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 191 (30.37%) Finance
2 136 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (20.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (18.12%) Banking
5 112 (17.81%) SQL
6 108 (17.17%) Oracle
7 105 (16.69%) Microsoft
8 100 (15.90%) Business Analysis
9 95 (15.10%) UML
10 93 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
11 91 (14.47%) Java
12 88 (13.99%) Data Modelling
13 78 (12.40%) Project Management
14 76 (12.08%) Security Cleared
15 75 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
16 69 (10.97%) XML
17 67 (10.65%) Linux
18 66 (10.49%) UNIX
19 65 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
20 63 (10.02%) Software Engineering
20 63 (10.02%) GAP Analysis
21 60 (9.54%) SQL Server
21 60 (9.54%) User Acceptance Testing
22 58 (9.22%) SC Cleared
23 57 (9.06%) Degree
23 57 (9.06%) Scrum
24 54 (8.59%) MS Excel
25 51 (8.11%) ETL
26 50 (7.95%) MS Visio
27 49 (7.79%) C++

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 25 (3.97%) JBoss
1 25 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.50%) Confluence
3 19 (3.02%) Apache
4 13 (2.07%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.07%) CMS
5 8 (1.27%) Liferay
5 8 (1.27%) Lync
6 7 (1.11%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.48%) Jetty
8 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 54 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 50 (7.95%) MS Visio
3 31 (4.93%) MS Office
4 14 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.64%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.64%) MS Project
7 3 (0.48%) SPSS
8 2 (0.32%) Simulink
9 1 (0.16%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
3 10 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (1.59%) SAP PS
3 10 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (1.27%) VisionPLUS
5 6 (0.95%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.48%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.16%) Agresso
7 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.32%) IaaS
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Taleo
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.50%) WAN
2 21 (3.34%) Radio Access Network
3 18 (2.86%) 3G
4 15 (2.38%) Firewall
5 14 (2.23%) 2G
5 14 (2.23%) SAN
5 14 (2.23%) Telnet
6 13 (2.07%) LAN
6 13 (2.07%) SNMP
6 13 (2.07%) LTE
7 12 (1.91%) Network Security
8 10 (1.59%) MPLS
8 10 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.59%) FTP
9 9 (1.43%) DNS
9 9 (1.43%) OSPF
10 8 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.27%) ATM
11 7 (1.11%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (11.92%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (9.54%) SQL Server
3 43 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.77%) MySQL
5 25 (3.97%) RDBMS
5 25 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (3.18%) QlikView
9 19 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.54%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.23%) PowerCenter
12 10 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (1.43%) Snowflake Schema
14 8 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.27%) Star Schema
15 7 (1.11%) Big Data
16 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.95%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 30 (4.77%) Rational DOORS
2 27 (4.29%) JIRA
3 19 (3.02%) Maven
3 19 (3.02%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.75%) JUnit
6 10 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 10 (1.59%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.27%) ClearCase
8 7 (1.11%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.95%) Subversion
10 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.48%) GCC
11 3 (0.48%) GDB
11 3 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.48%) Selenium
12 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
13 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 191 (30.37%) Finance
2 114 (18.12%) Banking
3 48 (7.63%) Retail
4 32 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.45%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.82%) Back Office
7 23 (3.66%) Retail Banking
8 21 (3.34%) Front Office
9 19 (3.02%) Advertising
10 18 (2.86%) Manufacturing
11 17 (2.70%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.91%) Legal
13 11 (1.75%) Marketing
14 9 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (1.27%) Publishing
16 6 (0.95%) Avionics
16 6 (0.95%) Automotive
17 5 (0.79%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.79%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 276 (43.88%) Analyst
2 218 (34.66%) Business Analyst
3 162 (25.76%) Developer
4 39 (6.20%) Architect
5 32 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
6 31 (4.93%) Java Developer
7 30 (4.77%) Software Engineer
8 27 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
9 21 (3.34%) Project Manager
10 20 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
12 17 (2.70%) Database Developer
13 16 (2.54%) Consultant
14 15 (2.38%) Informatica Developer
14 15 (2.38%) Middleware Developer
15 14 (2.23%) Technical Business Analyst
16 13 (2.07%) Technical Leader
16 13 (2.07%) Data Analyst
16 13 (2.07%) C++ Developer
17 11 (1.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.97%) XML
2 46 (7.31%) .NET
3 42 (6.68%) HTML
4 36 (5.72%) Web Services
5 33 (5.25%) Middleware
6 27 (4.29%) ASP.NET
7 26 (4.13%) CSS
8 22 (3.50%) Hibernate
9 21 (3.34%) ActiveMQ
10 20 (3.18%) JSON
10 20 (3.18%) SOAP
11 17 (2.70%) XSD
12 16 (2.54%) Apache Camel
12 16 (2.54%) OSGi
13 14 (2.23%) JAX-RS
13 14 (2.23%) J2EE
13 14 (2.23%) JSP
14 13 (2.07%) GWT
15 12 (1.91%) JPA
15 12 (1.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 25 (3.97%) User Experience
4 21 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.18%) Derivative
6 19 (3.02%) Visualisation
7 18 (2.86%) NHS
8 13 (2.07%) SWIFT
8 13 (2.07%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.59%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.43%) HACMP
11 9 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.27%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.11%) Open Source
13 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (0.95%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.65%) Linux
2 66 (10.49%) UNIX
3 49 (7.79%) Windows
4 13 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.91%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.43%) AIX
7 8 (1.27%) Android
7 8 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (20.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 100 (15.90%) Business Analysis
4 95 (15.10%) UML
5 88 (13.99%) Data Modelling
6 78 (12.40%) Project Management
7 65 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (10.02%) Software Engineering
8 63 (10.02%) GAP Analysis
9 60 (9.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (9.06%) Scrum
11 51 (8.11%) ETL
12 49 (7.79%) Workflow
13 48 (7.63%) Configuration Management
14 43 (6.84%) Validation
15 38 (6.04%) Analytics
16 35 (5.56%) Business Transformation
16 35 (5.56%) Waterfall
17 33 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (5.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 112 (17.81%) SQL
2 91 (14.47%) Java
3 49 (7.79%) C++
4 47 (7.47%) JavaScript
5 46 (7.31%) C#
6 31 (4.93%) C
7 29 (4.61%) Perl
8 15 (2.38%) VBA
9 13 (2.07%) Ada
9 13 (2.07%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.91%) PHP
11 10 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.59%) VB
11 10 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.95%) Delphi
13 5 (0.79%) Python
14 4 (0.64%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.48%) VBScript
15 3 (0.48%) XQuery
15 3 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 58 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 57 (9.06%) Degree
4 21 (3.34%) ISEB
5 15 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.59%) CCIE
7 9 (1.43%) CISSP
7 9 (1.43%) CCNP
8 5 (0.79%) ACCA
8 5 (0.79%) CIMA
8 5 (0.79%) CCSA
9 4 (0.64%) IIBA
9 4 (0.64%) CBAP
9 4 (0.64%) CCSE
9 4 (0.64%) MOS
9 4 (0.64%) CCSP
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.48%) PMP
10 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.63%) QA
2 17 (2.70%) Basel III
3 16 (2.54%) Solvency II
4 15 (2.38%) Basel II
5 9 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.43%) EMIR
5 9 (1.43%) COREP
6 6 (0.95%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.79%) SLA
7 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.79%) FATCA
7 5 (0.79%) FINREP
8 4 (0.64%) HL7
9 3 (0.48%) MiFID
9 3 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.32%) UCITS
10 2 (0.32%) COBIT
10 2 (0.32%) DICOM
10 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 21 (3.34%) VMware ESX
2 20 (3.18%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.43%) PowerHA
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.79%) Firmware
7 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.48%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (2.54%) Puppet
2 8 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Control-M
3 1 (0.16%) OpenView
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 108 (17.17%) Oracle
2 105 (16.69%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.84%) SAP
4 30 (4.77%) Business Objects
5 28 (4.45%) VMware
6 21 (3.34%) IBM
7 20 (3.18%) Cisco
8 17 (2.70%) Informatica
9 16 (2.54%) Tableau
9 16 (2.54%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.54%) HP
10 13 (2.07%) Cognos
10 13 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.75%) EMC
12 10 (1.59%) Primavera
12 10 (1.59%) Nortel
12 10 (1.59%) Ericsson
13 9 (1.43%) Huawei
13 9 (1.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 8 (1.27%) Google
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £45 to £60 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £399 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £660 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Beverley
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £240 per day + negotiable doe
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 500-550 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago