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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 339 342 323
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 314 263 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 141 166
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 8
Average hourly rate £35.31 £35.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% -43.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.93 £30.50 £32.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £56.43 £67.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -43.20%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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
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 28 August 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
England +12 274 £415 - 72
London +17 110 £425 -2.85% 33
South East +20 60 £375 +7.14% 17
South West -12 39 £500 +19.04% 2
City of London +22 29 £450 +5.26% 12
East of England -9 27 £350 -12.50% 7
Scotland -10 21 £350 +27.27% 2
Hampshire +4 20 £375 -15.96% 4
Wiltshire -2 19 £500 +20.12%
Swindon +1 16 £500 +20.12%
Surrey +8 15 £375 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh -5 11 £350 - 2
North West -5 10 £400 +26.48% 5
Bedfordshire - 10 £403 - 4
Guildford - 10 - - 1
Glasgow -5 9 £350 +27.27%
Hertfordshire -7 9 £300 -
West Midlands -9 8 £430 +25.36% 1
East Midlands -22 8 - -
Berkshire +11 7 £375 +3.44% 2
Yorkshire +3 7 £275 -26.66% 2
Somerset -9 7 £275 -35.29%
Southampton -6 6 £365 -23.15%
Bristol -13 6 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 - - 1
Essex - 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire +2 5 £288 -23.33% 1
Cheshire -1 4 £400 - 2
Birmingham -1 4 £430 +22.85%
Leeds -2 4 £288 -23.33% 1

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 170 (29.41%) Finance
2 113 (19.55%) Business Analysis
3 111 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (15.40%) UML
5 86 (14.88%) SQL
6 82 (14.19%) Data Modelling
7 80 (13.84%) Banking
8 77 (13.32%) Data Warehouse
9 74 (12.80%) Oracle
10 72 (12.46%) Microsoft
11 70 (12.11%) Project Management
12 68 (11.76%) Java
13 67 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (10.55%) GAP Analysis
15 58 (10.03%) XML
15 58 (10.03%) Security Cleared
16 52 (9.00%) MS Visio
17 50 (8.65%) SQL Server
17 50 (8.65%) Degree
18 49 (8.48%) SAP
19 46 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
20 44 (7.61%) Software Engineering
20 44 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
21 43 (7.44%) SC Cleared
22 40 (6.92%) Linux
22 40 (6.92%) DSDM
23 39 (6.75%) MS Excel
24 37 (6.40%) PRINCE2
24 37 (6.40%) Validation
25 36 (6.23%) Business Transformation

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 32 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.46%) Confluence
3 15 (2.60%) Apache
4 13 (2.25%) CMS
5 11 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.73%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.56%) Liferay
8 8 (1.38%) SAS
9 6 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.87%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.87%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 52 (9.00%) MS Visio
2 39 (6.75%) MS Excel
3 29 (5.02%) MS Office
4 11 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.21%) MS Project
6 5 (0.87%) Stata
7 4 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.17%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.17%) SPSS
9 1 (0.17%) Simulink
9 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (1.38%) SAP PS
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.69%) Tridion
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.52%) SAP CS
5 3 (0.52%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.52%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.35%) Agresso
6 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.42%) 3G
2 9 (1.56%) WAN
3 8 (1.38%) Internet
3 8 (1.38%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (1.21%) SS7
4 7 (1.21%) Telnet
4 7 (1.21%) INAP
4 7 (1.21%) 2G
4 7 (1.21%) SIGTRAN
4 7 (1.21%) GPRS
4 7 (1.21%) GSM
4 7 (1.21%) DNS
4 7 (1.21%) SAN
5 6 (1.04%) SNMP
5 6 (1.04%) DHCP
5 6 (1.04%) DSL
5 6 (1.04%) LTE
6 4 (0.69%) Wireless
6 4 (0.69%) LAN
7 3 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.32%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.46%) MySQL
5 17 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.73%) PowerCenter
11 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (1.38%) SAP BI
13 7 (1.21%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.04%) SAP BW
14 6 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.04%) QlikView
14 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (4.33%) JIRA
2 21 (3.63%) Maven
2 21 (3.63%) Rational DOORS
3 16 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.38%) JUnit
6 7 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.87%) Selenium
7 5 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.52%) NUnit
9 3 (0.52%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.52%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.35%) Hudson
10 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 170 (29.41%) Finance
2 80 (13.84%) Banking
3 26 (4.50%) Retail
3 26 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.60%) Marketing
6 14 (2.42%) Front Office
7 13 (2.25%) Advertising
7 13 (2.25%) Publishing
8 11 (1.90%) Billing
9 10 (1.73%) Back Office
10 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.38%) Legal
12 7 (1.21%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.87%) Avionics
14 5 (0.87%) Military
14 5 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.87%) Automotive
15 3 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 282 (48.79%) Analyst
2 224 (38.75%) Business Analyst
3 97 (16.78%) Developer
4 55 (9.52%) Architect
5 51 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 48 (8.30%) Senior Business Analyst
7 30 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 26 (4.50%) Software Engineer
9 23 (3.98%) Consultant
10 19 (3.29%) Systems Analyst
11 18 (3.11%) Technical Architect
12 15 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.42%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.25%) Data Analyst
14 13 (2.25%) Payments Business Analyst
15 10 (1.73%) Middleware Developer
15 10 (1.73%) Support Analyst
15 10 (1.73%) Tester
15 10 (1.73%) Informatica Developer
15 10 (1.73%) Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.03%) XML
2 30 (5.19%) .NET
3 28 (4.84%) HTML
4 26 (4.50%) Middleware
5 25 (4.33%) Web Services
6 21 (3.63%) SOAP
7 19 (3.29%) CSS
7 19 (3.29%) ActiveMQ
8 16 (2.77%) XSD
9 15 (2.60%) JSON
10 12 (2.08%) J2EE
11 11 (1.90%) XSLT
11 11 (1.90%) JSP
11 11 (1.90%) OSGi
11 11 (1.90%) Apache Camel
12 10 (1.73%) jQuery
12 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.73%) Spring
13 9 (1.56%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.11%) Management Information System
2 17 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.42%) Derivative
5 11 (1.90%) NHS
5 11 (1.90%) Open Source
6 8 (1.38%) Reference Data
6 8 (1.38%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.21%) FMCG
7 7 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.04%) Life Science
8 6 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.87%) Human Factors
9 5 (0.87%) Equities
9 5 (0.87%) HACMP
9 5 (0.87%) PMI
9 5 (0.87%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.69%) iSeries
10 4 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.92%) Linux
2 35 (6.06%) UNIX
3 31 (5.36%) Windows
4 5 (0.87%) AIX
5 4 (0.69%) Android
5 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (19.55%) Business Analysis
2 111 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (15.40%) UML
4 82 (14.19%) Data Modelling
5 70 (12.11%) Project Management
6 67 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (10.55%) GAP Analysis
8 46 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (7.61%) Software Engineering
9 44 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 40 (6.92%) DSDM
11 37 (6.40%) PRINCE2
11 37 (6.40%) Validation
12 36 (6.23%) Business Transformation
13 35 (6.06%) Scrum
14 34 (5.88%) Data Analysis
15 33 (5.71%) Configuration Management
16 32 (5.54%) Migration
17 31 (5.36%) ETL
18 29 (5.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 86 (14.88%) SQL
2 68 (11.76%) Java
3 28 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (4.84%) C#
4 27 (4.67%) C++
5 19 (3.29%) C
6 15 (2.60%) Perl
7 11 (1.90%) PHP
8 9 (1.56%) VBA
9 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.04%) Ada
10 6 (1.04%) VB
10 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.87%) Python
12 4 (0.69%) VBScript
13 3 (0.52%) ABAP
13 3 (0.52%) Ruby
13 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 50 (8.65%) Degree
3 43 (7.44%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.11%) ISEB
5 10 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.04%) CIMA
7 6 (1.04%) ACCA
8 5 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.52%) PMP
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.52%) CISSP
10 3 (0.52%) IIBA
10 3 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.35%) CBAP
11 2 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.50%) QA
2 18 (3.11%) Basel II
2 18 (3.11%) Solvency II
3 17 (2.94%) Basel III
4 12 (2.08%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.38%) FATCA
5 8 (1.38%) COREP
5 8 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.04%) FINREP
7 4 (0.69%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.52%) SLA
8 3 (0.52%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) HL7
9 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.87%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.87%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.87%) Puppet
3 3 (0.52%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.17%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 74 (12.80%) Oracle
2 72 (12.46%) Microsoft
3 49 (8.48%) SAP
4 24 (4.15%) Business Objects
5 16 (2.77%) JBoss
6 15 (2.60%) Informatica
7 14 (2.42%) Atlassian
8 13 (2.25%) IBM
9 11 (1.90%) Citrix
10 10 (1.73%) Primavera
11 9 (1.56%) VMware
11 9 (1.56%) Capita
11 9 (1.56%) HP
11 9 (1.56%) Cognos
12 8 (1.38%) Greenplum
12 8 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.21%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.21%) Huawei
13 7 (1.21%) Ericsson
13 7 (1.21%) Tableau
Bedfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Royal College of General Practitioners
Rate: Up to £74,954 pro rata (17.5 hours a week)
Posted: 20 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
South West London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £45000 per annum + FTC
Posted: 28 days ago