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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 293 332 333
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 390 294 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 167 135
Average daily rate
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£410 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £397
% change year-on-year
- +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 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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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 +28 341 £413 -2.22% 78
London +38 123 £450 - 22
South East -12 71 £375 - 10
South West -6 32 £500 +6.60% 11
North West -7 30 £413 +3.12% 15
East Midlands +15 27 £411 +29.52% 4
Berkshire +24 25 - - 2
Scotland +5 24 £342 -2.28% 5
East of England +4 24 £363 -7.05% 10
Hampshire +6 21 £400 +9.58% 2
Newbury +13 19 - -
Yorkshire -11 18 £394 +43.18% 1
Somerset +14 17 - - 5
City of London 0 16 £463 -2.63% 5
Templecombe - 15 - -
Derby - 14 £422 - 1
Derbyshire - 14 £422 - 1
Cheshire +4 13 £413 +3.12% 2
Croydon - 13 £450 -
West Midlands -1 12 £400 -5.88% 3
West Yorkshire -14 12 £490 +70.43% 1
Wiltshire -17 11 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 10 £550 +83.33% 1
Swindon -16 10 £500 -
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £313 -7.13% 5
Edinburgh -4 9 £342 -2.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £400 +11.88% 1
Leeds -19 9 £500 +73.91% 1
Merseyside - 9 - - 1
Milton Keynes -6 8 £400 +11.88% 1

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 223 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (27.96%) Finance
3 152 (20.94%) SQL
4 136 (18.73%) Security Cleared
5 124 (17.08%) Business Analysis
6 115 (15.84%) SC Cleared
7 114 (15.70%) Java
8 113 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
9 112 (15.43%) Microsoft
9 112 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 105 (14.46%) UNIX
11 98 (13.50%) UML
12 95 (13.09%) Project Management
13 90 (12.40%) Banking
13 90 (12.40%) Unit Testing
14 88 (12.12%) ETL
15 86 (11.85%) Software Engineering
16 85 (11.71%) Oracle
17 82 (11.29%) Data Modelling
18 79 (10.88%) Windows
19 78 (10.74%) SQL Server
20 76 (10.47%) C++
20 76 (10.47%) MS Excel
21 75 (10.33%) Use Case
22 73 (10.06%) Scrum
23 72 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
24 71 (9.78%) Migration
25 68 (9.37%) Change Management
26 67 (9.23%) Management Information System
27 64 (8.82%) Data Warehouse

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (3.99%) SAS
2 27 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.79%) Confluence
4 12 (1.65%) JBoss
5 11 (1.52%) Apache
6 9 (1.24%) Node.js
7 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.83%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.83%) CMS
9 5 (0.69%) AquaLogic
9 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.69%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.69%) Lync
10 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 76 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 59 (8.13%) MS Visio
3 46 (6.34%) MS Office
4 22 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.96%) MS Project
6 4 (0.55%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.10%) SaaS
2 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) Silverpop
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.86%) 3G
2 27 (3.72%) Radio Access Network
3 25 (3.44%) 4G
4 22 (3.03%) 2G
5 18 (2.48%) LTE
6 16 (2.20%) GPRS
6 16 (2.20%) GSM
7 14 (1.93%) Telnet
7 14 (1.93%) Diameter Protocol
8 13 (1.79%) VoLTE
8 13 (1.79%) SNMP
9 12 (1.65%) Internet
9 12 (1.65%) UMTS
10 11 (1.52%) Firewall
10 11 (1.52%) Wireshark
10 11 (1.52%) RNC
11 9 (1.24%) HSDPA
11 9 (1.24%) VoIP
12 8 (1.10%) VPN
13 7 (0.96%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.31%) MySQL
4 24 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (2.62%) Star Schema
5 19 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (2.62%) Base SAS
5 19 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 13 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (1.79%) MS Access
7 9 (1.24%) DB2
7 9 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (3.72%) JIRA
2 22 (3.03%) Subversion
3 19 (2.62%) Rational DOORS
4 18 (2.48%) Git (software)
5 17 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 14 (1.93%) Cucumber
7 13 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.65%) Ant
8 12 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.52%) ClearCase
10 10 (1.38%) NUnit
10 10 (1.38%) Selenium
11 9 (1.24%) Maven
11 9 (1.24%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.10%) Toad
12 8 (1.10%) FitNesse
12 8 (1.10%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.96%) CppUnit
13 7 (0.96%) GoogleTest
14 4 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 203 (27.96%) Finance
2 90 (12.40%) Banking
3 44 (6.06%) Retail
3 44 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 39 (5.37%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.27%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.58%) Back Office
7 20 (2.75%) Legal
8 18 (2.48%) Marketing
8 18 (2.48%) Automotive
9 15 (2.07%) Front Office
10 12 (1.65%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.65%) Advertising
11 9 (1.24%) Electronics
11 9 (1.24%) Billing
12 7 (0.96%) Law
13 6 (0.83%) Publishing
13 6 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.83%) Avionics
14 4 (0.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 314 (43.25%) Analyst
2 252 (34.71%) Business Analyst
3 171 (23.55%) Developer
4 63 (8.68%) Senior Analyst
5 58 (7.99%) Architect
6 55 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 55 (7.58%) Senior Business Analyst
7 38 (5.23%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (4.96%) ETL Developer
9 32 (4.41%) Project Manager
10 29 (3.99%) Agile Business Analyst
11 24 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 20 (2.75%) Tester
12 20 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (2.62%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.62%) Technical Tester
14 18 (2.48%) Java Software Engineer
15 17 (2.34%) C# Developer
16 15 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
16 15 (2.07%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.13%) Web Services
2 55 (7.58%) XML
3 52 (7.16%) .NET
4 32 (4.41%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.72%) Spring
6 25 (3.44%) HTML
7 23 (3.17%) Apache Camel
8 20 (2.75%) CSS
8 20 (2.75%) Middleware
9 19 (2.62%) SOAP
10 18 (2.48%) J2EE
11 16 (2.20%) jQuery
12 12 (1.65%) Apache CXF
12 12 (1.65%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.52%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.38%) JSON
14 10 (1.38%) Hibernate
14 10 (1.38%) XSD
15 9 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
15 9 (1.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.27%) Derivative
4 30 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.93%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.65%) User Experience
7 12 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.52%) Equities
9 10 (1.38%) Reference Data
9 10 (1.38%) GIS
10 9 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.10%) IVR
12 7 (0.96%) RIA
12 7 (0.96%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.83%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.69%) Social Media
14 5 (0.69%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 105 (14.46%) UNIX
2 79 (10.88%) Windows
3 63 (8.68%) Linux
4 23 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.75%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.24%) Solaris
7 8 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.14%) AIX
12 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (17.08%) Business Analysis
3 112 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (13.50%) UML
5 95 (13.09%) Project Management
6 90 (12.40%) Unit Testing
7 88 (12.12%) ETL
8 86 (11.85%) Software Engineering
9 82 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 75 (10.33%) Use Case
11 73 (10.06%) Scrum
12 72 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 71 (9.78%) Migration
14 68 (9.37%) Change Management
15 60 (8.26%) Configuration Management
15 60 (8.26%) Validation
16 58 (7.99%) SDLC
17 56 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
18 54 (7.44%) GAP Analysis
19 46 (6.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 152 (20.94%) SQL
2 114 (15.70%) Java
3 76 (10.47%) C++
4 55 (7.58%) C#
5 34 (4.68%) Perl
6 33 (4.55%) Python
7 31 (4.27%) JavaScript
8 30 (4.13%) C
9 19 (2.62%) SAS Macro
10 15 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.93%) Ada
12 9 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.96%) VB
14 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 5 (0.69%) PHP
15 4 (0.55%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.41%) Scala
16 3 (0.41%) VBA
16 3 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 136 (18.73%) Security Cleared
2 115 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.65%) Degree
4 22 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.65%) ISEB
6 8 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.83%) ACCA
7 6 (0.83%) CIMA
7 6 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.55%) MOS
10 3 (0.41%) PMP
10 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.28%) IIBA
12 1 (0.14%) CBAP
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCPD
12 1 (0.14%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.61%) QA
2 18 (2.48%) SLA
3 13 (1.79%) Basel III
3 13 (1.79%) Solvency II
4 12 (1.65%) Basel II
5 7 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.96%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.83%) FATCA
6 6 (0.83%) COREP
6 6 (0.83%) FINREP
7 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.41%) GAAP
8 3 (0.41%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.28%) HL7
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 2 (0.28%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.28%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.52%) Puppet
3 8 (1.10%) Control-M
4 7 (0.96%) Nagios
5 4 (0.55%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.55%) Cacti
5 4 (0.55%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.41%) SCOM
6 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.14%) Iperf
8 1 (0.14%) Nmap
8 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 112 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 85 (11.71%) Oracle
3 41 (5.65%) Greenplum
4 34 (4.68%) HP
5 28 (3.86%) Red Hat
5 28 (3.86%) VMware
6 25 (3.44%) IBM
6 25 (3.44%) Tableau
7 20 (2.75%) Informatica
8 19 (2.62%) SAP
9 15 (2.07%) Cognos
9 15 (2.07%) Luciad
10 12 (1.65%) Pega
10 12 (1.65%) Teradata
11 11 (1.52%) Cisco
12 10 (1.38%) Sybase
13 9 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
14 8 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.96%) Avaya
15 7 (0.96%) Genesys
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
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Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £400 per day
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West Midlands
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day
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Cambridge
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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