The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 401 326 365
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +39
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 255 354 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.82% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 201 171
Median daily rate £450 £413 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £33.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.21% +40.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.33 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £33.42
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +40.63%

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Requirements Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -69 234 £450 +6.66% 71
London -42 87 £500 +17.64% 24
South East -21 32 £350 -6.66% 9
South West -8 27 £500 +6.38% 7
North West -7 23 £425 +13.33% 12
East Midlands +5 22 £385 -8.74% 3
Scotland -19 21 £400 +16.95% 2
Gloucestershire +8 17 £550 +77.41%
Edinburgh +2 15 £400 +24.61% 1
Yorkshire +1 14 £470 +13.93% 6
Hampshire -3 14 £300 -20.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 13 £385 +2.66%
Nottingham +6 13 £385 +2.66%
Manchester +1 13 £463 +81.37% 9
West Midlands -6 13 £500 -
City of London +41 11 £450 -10.00% 7
East of England -1 11 £388 -3.12% 8
West Yorkshire 0 10 £470 -5.05% 6
Leeds -3 9 £500 - 4
Bristol +6 7 £448 +14.74% 3
Derbyshire -1 6 £390 -7.55% 1
Berkshire -4 6 £438 +25.00% 1
Derby -6 6 £390 -7.55% 1
Cheshire -7 6 £405 +1.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £425 -11.68% 4
Bedfordshire +8 5 £360 -31.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £400 -22.33%
Luton - 5 £360 -
Aberdeen +12 4 - - 1
Cheltenham +11 4 - -

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 197 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (26.71%) Finance
3 109 (18.20%) Security Cleared
4 108 (18.03%) SQL
5 105 (17.53%) Business Analysis
6 102 (17.03%) UML
7 98 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 94 (15.69%) Software Engineering
9 92 (15.36%) Data Modelling
9 92 (15.36%) Microsoft
10 88 (14.69%) Use Case
10 88 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
11 87 (14.52%) OO
12 86 (14.36%) Java
13 83 (13.86%) Project Management
13 83 (13.86%) Scrum
14 78 (13.02%) Banking
15 75 (12.52%) Windows
16 73 (12.19%) HTML
17 68 (11.35%) SDLC
18 66 (11.02%) Migration
19 64 (10.68%) Web Services
19 64 (10.68%) OOD
20 62 (10.35%) XML
21 61 (10.18%) TDD
22 60 (10.02%) Subversion
22 60 (10.02%) Degree
22 60 (10.02%) Unix
22 60 (10.02%) Oracle
23 58 (9.68%) Data Analysis

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (5.51%) CMS
2 25 (4.17%) Confluence
2 25 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.34%) SAS
5 13 (2.17%) Apache
6 11 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.83%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.83%) JBoss
10 4 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (0.67%) IIS
10 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.50%) Node.js
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.67%) MS Visio
3 25 (4.17%) MS Office
4 13 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.84%) MS Project
6 5 (0.83%) Simulink
7 4 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.33%) SPSS
9 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (0.83%) Summit
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.67%) Front Arena
3 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.33%) Maximo
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Kondor
5 1 (0.17%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.17%) SaaS
2 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.17%) Internet
2 9 (1.50%) Firewall
3 6 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.83%) AMQP
4 5 (0.83%) HTTP
5 4 (0.67%) LAN
5 4 (0.67%) SAN
5 4 (0.67%) WAN
6 3 (0.50%) Network Security
6 3 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.50%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.33%) ATM
7 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.33%) Wireless
8 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) GPRS
8 1 (0.17%) GSM
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.01%) MySQL
9 16 (2.67%) OrientDB
10 15 (2.50%) Big Data
11 14 (2.34%) Neo4j
12 13 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.84%) GIS
13 11 (1.84%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.17%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.17%) QlikView
15 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 60 (10.02%) Subversion
2 35 (5.84%) JIRA
3 32 (5.34%) ClearCase
4 28 (4.67%) Ant
4 28 (4.67%) NUnit
5 26 (4.34%) CppUnit
5 26 (4.34%) GoogleTest
6 24 (4.01%) Git (software)
7 23 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (3.51%) Jenkins
9 20 (3.34%) Rational DOORS
10 18 (3.01%) Bitbucket
11 13 (2.17%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.84%) Selenium
12 11 (1.84%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.17%) Rational Rhapsody
14 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.00%) PowerDesigner
15 5 (0.83%) JUnit
16 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 160 (26.71%) Finance
2 78 (13.02%) Banking
3 46 (7.68%) Retail
4 25 (4.17%) Front Office
5 24 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.01%) Aerospace
7 18 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.84%) Marketing
8 17 (2.84%) Retail Banking
9 16 (2.67%) Advertising
10 15 (2.50%) Local Government
11 8 (1.34%) Legal
12 7 (1.17%) Back Office
13 5 (0.83%) Avionics
14 4 (0.67%) Law
15 3 (0.50%) Electronics
15 3 (0.50%) International Banking
15 3 (0.50%) Military
15 3 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 243 (40.57%) Analyst
2 204 (34.06%) Business Analyst
3 132 (22.04%) Developer
4 74 (12.35%) Architect
5 40 (6.68%) Software Engineer
6 27 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (3.67%) Project Manager
8 21 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 20 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (3.17%) C# Developer
10 19 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (3.01%) Senior Business Analyst
12 17 (2.84%) C Developer
13 16 (2.67%) Data Business Analyst
14 15 (2.50%) Data Analyst
14 15 (2.50%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.34%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (2.34%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.17%) Finance Business Analyst
16 13 (2.17%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.19%) HTML
2 64 (10.68%) Web Services
3 62 (10.35%) XML
4 54 (9.02%) .NET
4 54 (9.02%) CSS
5 39 (6.51%) HTML5
6 31 (5.18%) CSS3
6 31 (5.18%) Spring
7 28 (4.67%) .NET Framework
8 27 (4.51%) Java EE
9 24 (4.01%) JSF
10 19 (3.17%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.84%) jQuery
12 16 (2.67%) EJB
13 13 (2.17%) Apache Camel
14 12 (2.00%) REST
15 11 (1.84%) Apache CXF
15 11 (1.84%) XSD
16 9 (1.50%) ASP.NET
16 9 (1.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (9.02%) Derivative
3 41 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 36 (6.01%) User Experience
5 29 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (2.84%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.84%) Wiki
8 14 (2.34%) Equity Derivative
8 14 (2.34%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.00%) Data Integration
10 12 (2.00%) NHS
11 11 (1.84%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.84%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.84%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.50%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.50%) Ergonomics
13 8 (1.34%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.52%) Windows
2 60 (10.02%) Unix
3 53 (8.85%) Linux
4 32 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (3.17%) Windows XP
6 12 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.33%) Android
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (17.53%) Business Analysis
3 102 (17.03%) UML
4 98 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 92 (15.36%) Data Modelling
7 88 (14.69%) Use Case
8 87 (14.52%) OO
9 83 (13.86%) Project Management
9 83 (13.86%) Scrum
10 68 (11.35%) SDLC
11 66 (11.02%) Migration
12 64 (10.68%) OOD
13 61 (10.18%) TDD
14 58 (9.68%) Data Analysis
15 52 (8.68%) Configuration Management
16 49 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
17 42 (7.01%) Change Management
18 40 (6.68%) Multithreading
19 39 (6.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (18.03%) SQL
2 86 (14.36%) Java
3 56 (9.35%) C
3 56 (9.35%) C++
3 56 (9.35%) Python
4 47 (7.85%) C#
5 42 (7.01%) JavaScript
6 30 (5.01%) PL/SQL
7 18 (3.01%) Ruby
7 18 (3.01%) Scala
8 10 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.34%) Perl
10 7 (1.17%) VC++
11 6 (1.00%) Tcl
11 6 (1.00%) VB
12 5 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.83%) PHP
12 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (18.20%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.02%) Degree
3 52 (8.68%) SC Cleared
4 44 (7.35%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.67%) ISEB
6 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.00%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.00%) PMP
8 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CBAP
11 3 (0.50%) CCNA
11 3 (0.50%) RHCE
12 2 (0.33%) IIBA
12 2 (0.33%) MBA
13 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.18%) QA
2 16 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.84%) WCAG
4 10 (1.67%) SLA
5 7 (1.17%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.00%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.83%) HL7
8 4 (0.67%) Basel II
8 4 (0.67%) Basel III
8 4 (0.67%) DICOM
8 4 (0.67%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.17%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.67%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) SRDF
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.67%) Puppet
2 3 (0.50%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.33%) Cacti
3 2 (0.33%) Kibana
3 2 (0.33%) Opsview
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 92 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.02%) Oracle
3 38 (6.34%) Red Hat
4 30 (5.01%) VMware
5 20 (3.34%) HP
6 16 (2.67%) SAP
7 15 (2.50%) EPiServer
8 14 (2.34%) IBM
9 13 (2.17%) Pega
10 11 (1.84%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.84%) Luciad
10 11 (1.84%) Sitecore
11 10 (1.67%) Murex
12 9 (1.50%) Calypso
13 8 (1.34%) Cisco
13 8 (1.34%) Sybase
14 6 (1.00%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.83%) Capita
15 5 (0.83%) ESRI
15 5 (0.83%) Google
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £49.46 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £450 - £478 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £800 - £925 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Talent Point
Rate: £850 - £900 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago