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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Analysis
Rank 321 334 369
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +35
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 328 256 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.50% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 136 101
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.95 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +5.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.89 £22.05 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £44.44 £66.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
42805 38338 38752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 74.18% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27653 23841 22623
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1170 1158 1420
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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
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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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 +14 302 £400 - 76
London +29 136 £435 -1.13% 27
South East -13 44 £340 -4.56% 8
City of London +34 43 £435 +2.35% 6
South West -14 38 £475 +11.43% 6
East Midlands +28 29 £400 -15.87% 1
East of England -19 22 £300 -19.13% 6
Surrey -4 14 £330 -5.71% 2
Hampshire -8 13 £375 +3.44% 1
Guildford - 12 £320 -
Yorkshire -9 11 £315 -17.10% 10
Essex -22 11 £325 -12.39%
North West -16 9 £406 +25.96% 13
West Midlands -19 9 £425 +18.05% 3
Cheshire +14 8 £406 +6.90% 4
Scotland +3 8 £305 +10.90% 2
Swindon -5 8 £488 +12.71% 2
Wiltshire -13 8 £488 +12.71% 2
Gloucestershire - 8 - - 1
West Yorkshire -15 7 £319 -16.11% 4
Somerset -4 6 £550 -
Hertfordshire -8 6 £360 - 3
Leeds -8 5 £294 -34.72% 3
Birmingham -10 5 £450 +24.13% 2
Middlesex - 5 £340 - 1
Northampton -5 4 £476 -
Northamptonshire -7 4 £476 -
South Wales -15 4 £350 +133.33%
Bristol -19 4 £348 -15.75% 2
Wales -25 4 £350 +133.33%

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 166 (26.82%) Finance
2 118 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (17.77%) Business Analysis
4 107 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (17.12%) SQL
6 102 (16.48%) Microsoft
7 98 (15.83%) UML
8 94 (15.19%) Oracle
9 86 (13.89%) Java
10 81 (13.09%) Data Warehouse
11 80 (12.92%) Banking
12 75 (12.12%) Security Cleared
12 75 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (11.47%) Data Modelling
14 69 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (10.50%) GAP Analysis
16 63 (10.18%) XML
16 63 (10.18%) Degree
17 62 (10.02%) UNIX
18 61 (9.85%) Project Management
19 60 (9.69%) Linux
20 59 (9.53%) SQL Server
20 59 (9.53%) MS Visio
21 58 (9.37%) SC Cleared
22 57 (9.21%) MS Excel
23 56 (9.05%) Scrum
24 52 (8.40%) SAP
24 52 (8.40%) Configuration Management
25 50 (8.08%) Software Engineering
26 46 (7.43%) ETL

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 30 (4.85%) Confluence
2 29 (4.68%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.20%) JBoss
4 20 (3.23%) Apache
5 14 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.10%) CMS
7 9 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.29%) Liferay
9 7 (1.13%) NetWeaver
9 7 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.13%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.13%) Lync
10 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.81%) SAS
10 5 (0.81%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 59 (9.53%) MS Visio
2 57 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 35 (5.65%) MS Office
4 16 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.81%) MS Project
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.32%) Simulink
7 2 (0.32%) Stata
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.16%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 13 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.62%) SAP PS
3 8 (1.29%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.65%) Tridion
5 4 (0.65%) VisionPLUS
6 3 (0.48%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.32%) Agresso
8 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.16%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.32%) IaaS
2 2 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Taleo
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.55%) WAN
2 21 (3.39%) 3G
3 19 (3.07%) Radio Access Network
4 18 (2.91%) Telnet
5 17 (2.75%) SNMP
6 14 (2.26%) SAN
6 14 (2.26%) 2G
7 13 (2.10%) LAN
7 13 (2.10%) LTE
8 12 (1.94%) Firewall
9 11 (1.78%) MPLS
9 11 (1.78%) FTP
9 11 (1.78%) DNS
10 10 (1.62%) TCP/IP
11 9 (1.45%) OSPF
12 8 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (1.29%) Network Security
12 8 (1.29%) SIGTRAN
12 8 (1.29%) DHCP
12 8 (1.29%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.09%) Data Warehouse
2 59 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.01%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.68%) MySQL
5 24 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.26%) QlikView
8 14 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.10%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (1.62%) SAP BI
13 9 (1.45%) PowerCenter
13 9 (1.45%) Big Data
14 8 (1.29%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.29%) SAP BW
15 7 (1.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (5.65%) JIRA
2 25 (4.04%) Maven
3 24 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
4 23 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.78%) JUnit
7 8 (1.29%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.81%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (0.65%) Selenium
10 4 (0.65%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.65%) Subversion
11 3 (0.48%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.32%) NUnit
13 1 (0.16%) Xcode
13 1 (0.16%) MagicDraw
General
1 166 (26.82%) Finance
2 80 (12.92%) Banking
3 39 (6.30%) Telecoms
4 37 (5.98%) Retail
5 21 (3.39%) Front Office
6 18 (2.91%) Advertising
7 17 (2.75%) Marketing
8 16 (2.58%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.94%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.62%) Legal
12 9 (1.45%) Publishing
12 9 (1.45%) Back Office
12 9 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.97%) Automotive
14 5 (0.81%) Military
14 5 (0.81%) Billing
14 5 (0.81%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 265 (42.81%) Analyst
2 210 (33.93%) Business Analyst
3 135 (21.81%) Developer
4 60 (9.69%) Architect
5 43 (6.95%) Senior Analyst
6 41 (6.62%) Senior Business Analyst
7 27 (4.36%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 21 (3.39%) Consultant
10 17 (2.75%) Java Developer
10 17 (2.75%) Database Developer
10 17 (2.75%) Middleware Developer
11 16 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
13 13 (2.10%) Infrastructure Architect
13 13 (2.10%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (1.94%) Payments Business Analyst
14 12 (1.94%) Technical Leader
14 12 (1.94%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.18%) XML
2 40 (6.46%) .NET
3 38 (6.14%) Middleware
4 36 (5.82%) HTML
5 33 (5.33%) Web Services
6 28 (4.52%) SOAP
7 24 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
7 24 (3.88%) JSON
8 22 (3.55%) XSD
9 20 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 19 (3.07%) CSS
11 18 (2.91%) OSGi
11 18 (2.91%) Apache Camel
12 15 (2.42%) J2EE
13 13 (2.10%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.94%) JSP
15 11 (1.78%) Ajax
16 10 (1.62%) XSLT
16 10 (1.62%) JSF
17 9 (1.45%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.72%) User Experience
3 23 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.39%) NHS
4 21 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.10%) Derivative
6 10 (1.62%) Visualisation
6 10 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.45%) HACMP
7 9 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.45%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.29%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.29%) Open Source
8 8 (1.29%) Life Science
8 8 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.29%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.02%) UNIX
2 60 (9.69%) Linux
3 41 (6.62%) Windows
4 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.45%) AIX
5 8 (1.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.97%) Android
7 3 (0.48%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 110 (17.77%) Business Analysis
3 107 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (15.83%) UML
5 71 (11.47%) Data Modelling
6 69 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
7 65 (10.50%) GAP Analysis
8 61 (9.85%) Project Management
9 56 (9.05%) Scrum
10 52 (8.40%) Configuration Management
11 50 (8.08%) Software Engineering
12 46 (7.43%) ETL
12 46 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (6.95%) DSDM
14 40 (6.46%) Workflow
15 39 (6.30%) Validation
16 36 (5.82%) Analytics
17 34 (5.49%) PRINCE2
17 34 (5.49%) Business Transformation
18 33 (5.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (17.12%) SQL
2 86 (13.89%) Java
3 41 (6.62%) C++
4 39 (6.30%) C#
5 35 (5.65%) JavaScript
6 27 (4.36%) Perl
7 24 (3.88%) C
8 15 (2.42%) VBA
9 12 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.94%) PHP
10 11 (1.78%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.29%) VB
12 8 (1.29%) Ada
13 5 (0.81%) Delphi
14 4 (0.65%) VBScript
14 4 (0.65%) Python
15 3 (0.48%) Ruby
16 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 63 (10.18%) Degree
3 58 (9.37%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.42%) ISEB
5 14 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 12 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.62%) CISSP
8 9 (1.45%) CCIE
9 8 (1.29%) CCNP
10 7 (1.13%) CIMA
10 7 (1.13%) ACCA
11 5 (0.81%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.65%) IIBA
12 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.65%) PMP
13 3 (0.48%) CCSA
13 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.48%) CBAP
13 3 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.07%) QA
2 17 (2.75%) Basel II
2 17 (2.75%) Basel III
2 17 (2.75%) Solvency II
3 11 (1.78%) COREP
4 8 (1.29%) FATCA
4 8 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.13%) FINREP
6 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.97%) SLA
7 4 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.48%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.32%) UCITS
9 2 (0.32%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.16%) HL7
10 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 17 (2.75%) VMware ESX
1 17 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.45%) PowerHA
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.65%) Firmware
6 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.32%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (2.58%) Puppet
2 6 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.48%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.16%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 102 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 94 (15.19%) Oracle
3 52 (8.40%) SAP
4 37 (5.98%) Business Objects
5 24 (3.88%) VMware
6 21 (3.39%) IBM
6 21 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 17 (2.75%) HP
8 16 (2.58%) Cisco
9 13 (2.10%) Informatica
10 12 (1.94%) Greenplum
10 12 (1.94%) Cognos
10 12 (1.94%) Primavera
10 12 (1.94%) Ericsson
10 12 (1.94%) Huawei
11 11 (1.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 10 (1.62%) Nortel
12 10 (1.62%) EMC
12 10 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.45%) TIBCO
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