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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 306 318 352
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +34
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 397 329 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.77% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 154 138
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£415 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.63 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £34.97 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £56.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.63 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +0.35%

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +11 340 £425 +0.36% 108
London +12 125 £500 +16.95% 37
South East -22 62 £388 +3.33% 18
South West -13 38 £488 +4.83% 12
North West -5 36 £450 +12.50% 14
East of England +11 32 £370 +13.84% 15
Berkshire +17 26 - - 4
Scotland -5 26 £340 +0.66% 5
Newbury +8 20 - -
City of London -4 20 £525 +16.66% 7
Yorkshire -17 17 £388 +40.90% 4
Hampshire -6 16 £425 +13.33% 7
Somerset +14 15 £367 +33.36% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 15 £350 +22.16% 8
Wiltshire +4 15 £488 -2.50% 2
Cheshire -1 15 £475 +18.75% 2
East Midlands -6 15 £375 -14.33% 4
West Yorkshire -16 15 £342 +24.36% 4
Edinburgh -12 13 £350 - 3
Swindon -4 12 £488 -2.50% 1
West Midlands +13 11 £400 -6.97% 3
Glasgow +11 11 £329 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 11 £550 +83.33% 1
Warrington - 11 £475 -
Surrey -7 9 £443 +18.00% 2
Leeds -22 9 £413 +50.00% 3
Merseyside - 9 £320 - 2
Cambridge +1 8 £341 +13.75% 4
Templecombe - 8 - -
South Wales - 8 £375 - 2

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 218 (29.66%) Finance
2 214 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (18.78%) Business Analysis
4 137 (18.64%) SQL
5 122 (16.60%) Java
6 113 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (15.24%) Microsoft
8 106 (14.42%) UML
9 104 (14.15%) Security Cleared
10 103 (14.01%) Banking
11 102 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
12 93 (12.65%) UNIX
13 89 (12.11%) Use Case
14 84 (11.43%) SC Cleared
14 84 (11.43%) Project Management
15 82 (11.16%) Scrum
16 81 (11.02%) Data Modelling
17 79 (10.75%) Windows
17 79 (10.75%) Oracle
18 77 (10.48%) ETL
19 74 (10.07%) MS Excel
19 74 (10.07%) C++
20 71 (9.66%) Software Engineering
21 70 (9.52%) Migration
21 70 (9.52%) Change Management
22 68 (9.25%) SQL Server
22 68 (9.25%) Web Services
22 68 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
23 67 (9.12%) SDLC
23 67 (9.12%) Data Warehouse

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (3.81%) SAS
2 27 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.86%) Confluence
4 17 (2.31%) Apache
5 15 (2.04%) JBoss
6 13 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.22%) CMS
9 8 (1.09%) Node.js
10 6 (0.82%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.68%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.54%) AquaLogic
12 4 (0.54%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 57 (7.76%) MS Visio
3 46 (6.26%) MS Office
4 29 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.41%) Simulink
6 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.14%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.27%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.14%) Maximo
8 1 (0.14%) HFM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.14%) Endur
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.95%) SaaS
3 4 (0.54%) PaaS
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.41%) IaaS
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.54%) 3G
1 26 (3.54%) Radio Access Network
2 25 (3.40%) 4G
3 22 (2.99%) 2G
4 18 (2.45%) LTE
5 15 (2.04%) GPRS
5 15 (2.04%) GSM
6 14 (1.90%) Telnet
6 14 (1.90%) SNMP
7 13 (1.77%) VoLTE
8 12 (1.63%) Firewall
8 12 (1.63%) UMTS
9 11 (1.50%) Internet
9 11 (1.50%) RNC
9 11 (1.50%) Wireshark
10 9 (1.22%) HSDPA
10 9 (1.22%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (1.09%) LDAP
11 8 (1.09%) VPN
12 7 (0.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 31 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.40%) MySQL
7 22 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 19 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.59%) Base SAS
9 14 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.50%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.36%) Star Schema
11 10 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.36%) MS Access
12 9 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.09%) SAP BW
13 8 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (5.17%) JIRA
2 28 (3.81%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
5 22 (2.99%) Subversion
6 18 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.31%) Maven
8 15 (2.04%) Selenium
8 15 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (1.63%) Ant
11 10 (1.36%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.09%) JMeter
12 8 (1.09%) NUnit
12 8 (1.09%) Toad
12 8 (1.09%) Mercurial
12 8 (1.09%) FitNesse
12 8 (1.09%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.95%) JBehave
13 7 (0.95%) ClearCase
General
1 218 (29.66%) Finance
2 103 (14.01%) Banking
3 51 (6.94%) Retail
4 43 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 37 (5.03%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 24 (3.27%) Back Office
8 23 (3.13%) Legal
9 19 (2.59%) Marketing
10 16 (2.18%) Automotive
11 13 (1.77%) Front Office
11 13 (1.77%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.50%) Retail Banking
13 10 (1.36%) Advertising
14 9 (1.22%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.95%) Electronics
15 7 (0.95%) Avionics
16 6 (0.82%) Billing
16 6 (0.82%) Law
17 4 (0.54%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 333 (45.31%) Analyst
2 265 (36.05%) Business Analyst
3 156 (21.22%) Developer
4 61 (8.30%) Senior Analyst
5 54 (7.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 54 (7.35%) Architect
6 49 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 34 (4.63%) Project Manager
7 34 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (3.54%) ETL Developer
8 26 (3.54%) Agile Business Analyst
9 21 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
10 20 (2.72%) Java Developer
10 20 (2.72%) Systems Analyst
10 20 (2.72%) Tester
10 20 (2.72%) Designer
11 19 (2.59%) Technical Tester
12 18 (2.45%) Consultant
13 16 (2.18%) C# Developer
14 15 (2.04%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (9.25%) Web Services
2 60 (8.16%) .NET
3 56 (7.62%) XML
4 36 (4.90%) HTML
5 31 (4.22%) ASP.NET
6 30 (4.08%) Spring
7 29 (3.95%) CSS
8 28 (3.81%) Apache Camel
9 26 (3.54%) SOAP
10 22 (2.99%) Middleware
10 22 (2.99%) jQuery
11 19 (2.59%) JSON
11 19 (2.59%) J2EE
12 18 (2.45%) XSD
13 15 (2.04%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
14 13 (1.77%) OSGi
14 13 (1.77%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.63%) Apache CXF
15 12 (1.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 24 (3.27%) Derivative
4 24 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.59%) User Experience
6 14 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.63%) IVR
8 11 (1.50%) Reference Data
8 11 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.50%) Equities
9 10 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.22%) GIS
11 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.95%) RIA
13 6 (0.82%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.54%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.54%) Replication
14 4 (0.54%) Clustering
14 4 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.65%) UNIX
2 79 (10.75%) Windows
3 64 (8.71%) Linux
4 18 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.09%) Solaris
8 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.41%) CentOS
11 3 (0.41%) AIX
12 2 (0.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (18.78%) Business Analysis
3 113 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (14.42%) UML
5 89 (12.11%) Use Case
6 84 (11.43%) Project Management
7 82 (11.16%) Scrum
8 81 (11.02%) Data Modelling
9 77 (10.48%) ETL
10 71 (9.66%) Software Engineering
11 70 (9.52%) Change Management
11 70 (9.52%) Migration
12 68 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 67 (9.12%) SDLC
14 65 (8.84%) Unit Testing
15 63 (8.57%) Validation
16 56 (7.62%) Configuration Management
17 54 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
18 49 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
19 48 (6.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 137 (18.64%) SQL
2 122 (16.60%) Java
3 74 (10.07%) C++
4 61 (8.30%) C#
5 41 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.49%) Perl
7 27 (3.67%) C
8 26 (3.54%) Python
9 19 (2.59%) SAS Macro
10 14 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.36%) Ada
11 10 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.95%) VB
13 6 (0.82%) PHP
14 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 3 (0.41%) Ruby
16 3 (0.41%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 84 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 45 (6.12%) Degree
4 25 (3.40%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.04%) ISEB
6 7 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.68%) ACCA
8 5 (0.68%) CIMA
8 5 (0.68%) MOS
8 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.41%) PMP
9 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.14%) IIBA
11 1 (0.14%) CBAP
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.98%) QA
2 21 (2.86%) SLA
3 12 (1.63%) Basel III
3 12 (1.63%) Solvency II
4 11 (1.50%) Basel II
5 8 (1.09%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.95%) FATCA
7 6 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.68%) COREP
8 5 (0.68%) FINREP
9 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.41%) MiFID
10 3 (0.41%) GAAP
10 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.41%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.27%) EMIR
11 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.27%) WCAG
11 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (2.59%) Active Directory
1 19 (2.59%) VMware ESX
2 6 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.41%) Docker
4 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.59%) Puppet
2 18 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.09%) Control-M
4 7 (0.95%) Nagios
5 6 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.54%) SmokePing
6 4 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.54%) Cacti
7 3 (0.41%) Ansible
7 3 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.27%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.14%) Nmap
9 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.14%) Iperf
Vendors
1 112 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 79 (10.75%) Oracle
3 32 (4.35%) HP
4 31 (4.22%) Greenplum
5 28 (3.81%) IBM
6 25 (3.40%) Red Hat
7 24 (3.27%) VMware
8 20 (2.72%) SAP
9 18 (2.45%) Cognos
9 18 (2.45%) Informatica
10 15 (2.04%) Luciad
11 13 (1.77%) Teradata
12 12 (1.63%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.50%) MicroStrategy
13 11 (1.50%) Avaya
13 11 (1.50%) Genesys
14 10 (1.36%) Tableau
15 9 (1.22%) Sybase
16 8 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.09%) Pega
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600/day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 10 days ago
Bromley
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago