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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 317 324 325
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 345 303 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.76% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 190 178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +110.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +110.52%

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
41233 39767 38206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.35% 77.75% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26971 25392 23073
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1059 1170
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £51.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 331 £400 -5.88% 77
London -38 93 £475 +5.55% 21
South East +27 72 £368 +3.52% 16
South West +18 54 £350 -28.20% 12
North West +14 44 £400 - 8
Hampshire +40 33 £288 -35.02% 2
Manchester +5 23 £393 -0.31% 7
West Midlands -6 21 £400 +4.91% 1
East Midlands +9 20 £390 -2.50%
City of London +37 19 £463 -7.50% 5
Berkshire +24 17 £500 +66.66% 6
Yorkshire 0 16 £325 -14.47% 7
Devon - 16 £340 - 1
Derbyshire +3 13 £390 -2.50%
Plymouth - 13 £350 - 1
Derby +2 12 £390 -2.50%
West Yorkshire +1 12 £321 -15.52% 6
Scotland -9 12 £385 +10.00% 5
Leeds - 11 £321 - 6
Hook +18 10 £275 +38.88%
Gloucestershire +9 10 £400 +5.26% 6
Bristol +8 10 £350 -2.09% 1
Stockport 0 10 £370 -10.30%
Cheshire -5 10 £400 -
Somerset +5 9 - - 1
Templecombe -1 9 - -
Edinburgh -9 8 £400 -8.57% 2
Surrey -13 8 £433 +1.76%
Shropshire - 8 £400 -
Lancashire -1 7 - - 1

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 175 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (25.38%) Finance
3 128 (19.57%) SQL
4 116 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 100 (15.29%) UML
6 99 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
7 98 (14.98%) Business Analysis
8 95 (14.53%) Software Engineering
9 94 (14.37%) Project Management
10 93 (14.22%) Use Case
11 88 (13.46%) C++
12 87 (13.30%) OO
13 86 (13.15%) Linux
13 86 (13.15%) Security Cleared
14 83 (12.69%) Unix
15 81 (12.39%) Banking
16 80 (12.23%) C#
17 77 (11.77%) Configuration Management
18 74 (11.31%) Windows
19 73 (11.16%) Data Modelling
20 68 (10.40%) C
20 68 (10.40%) Oracle
21 66 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 65 (9.94%) Java
22 65 (9.94%) QA
23 64 (9.79%) HTML
23 64 (9.79%) MS Excel
24 63 (9.63%) Scrum
24 63 (9.63%) Degree
25 62 (9.48%) Python

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 35 (5.35%) CMS
2 18 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.22%) Confluence
5 8 (1.22%) EPiServer CMS
5 8 (1.22%) SAS
6 7 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.92%) Apache
7 6 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.61%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.61%) IIS
8 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.46%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.46%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.31%) Documentum
10 2 (0.31%) JBoss
10 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 64 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.17%) MS Office
3 53 (8.10%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.14%) MS Project
6 7 (1.07%) Simulink
7 4 (0.61%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.46%) Stateflow
8 3 (0.46%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.31%) SPSS
10 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.61%) Summit
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.31%) Global One
4 2 (0.31%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.31%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.15%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.15%) RMDS
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.76%) SaaS
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Force.com
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.29%) Firewall
2 13 (1.99%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (1.38%) 2G
3 9 (1.38%) 3G
3 9 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.07%) Network Security
4 7 (1.07%) SNMP
4 7 (1.07%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (0.92%) 4G
6 5 (0.76%) Internet
6 5 (0.76%) LTE
6 5 (0.76%) SAN
7 4 (0.61%) LDAP
7 4 (0.61%) WAN
8 3 (0.46%) DHCP
8 3 (0.46%) DNS
8 3 (0.46%) Telnet
9 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.31%) GPRS
9 2 (0.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (7.03%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.05%) MySQL
4 25 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.22%) QlikView
12 7 (1.07%) Big Data
12 7 (1.07%) GIS
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.76%) MS Access
14 5 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 60 (9.17%) Subversion
2 40 (6.12%) ClearCase
3 36 (5.50%) Ant
4 35 (5.35%) CppUnit
4 35 (5.35%) GoogleTest
4 35 (5.35%) NUnit
5 30 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 25 (3.82%) JIRA
6 25 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
7 15 (2.29%) Selenium
8 13 (1.99%) SpecFlow
8 13 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.53%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.53%) JMeter
10 10 (1.53%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.22%) Appium
11 8 (1.22%) JBehave
12 7 (1.07%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 166 (25.38%) Finance
2 81 (12.39%) Banking
3 34 (5.20%) Retail
4 32 (4.89%) Front Office
5 28 (4.28%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 20 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.75%) Back Office
9 17 (2.60%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.68%) Legal
10 11 (1.68%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.53%) Military
12 9 (1.38%) Advertising
13 7 (1.07%) Electronics
14 6 (0.92%) International Banking
15 5 (0.76%) Automotive
15 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.61%) Marketing
16 4 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 245 (37.46%) Analyst
2 191 (29.20%) Business Analyst
3 153 (23.39%) Developer
4 81 (12.39%) Architect
5 45 (6.88%) Software Engineer
6 35 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 25 (3.82%) SQL Developer
9 23 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
10 22 (3.36%) C Developer
11 21 (3.21%) C# Developer
12 20 (3.06%) Banking Analyst
13 18 (2.75%) Business Systems Analyst
13 18 (2.75%) Java Developer
14 17 (2.60%) Consultant
14 17 (2.60%) Data Business Analyst
14 17 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
15 16 (2.45%) Designer
15 16 (2.45%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.79%) HTML
2 61 (9.33%) .NET
3 59 (9.02%) XML
4 46 (7.03%) Web Services
5 45 (6.88%) CSS
6 32 (4.89%) HTML5
7 27 (4.13%) .NET Framework
8 26 (3.98%) CSS3
9 20 (3.06%) jQuery
10 19 (2.91%) ASP.NET
11 15 (2.29%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.29%) JSF
11 15 (2.29%) Spring
12 11 (1.68%) Apache Camel
13 9 (1.38%) Apache CXF
13 9 (1.38%) Classic ASP
14 8 (1.22%) MDX
14 8 (1.22%) REST
15 7 (1.07%) J2EE
16 6 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.02%) Derivative
3 42 (6.42%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (3.52%) User Experience
6 21 (3.21%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.83%) Data Integration
9 12 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.53%) NHS
11 9 (1.38%) e-Learning
12 8 (1.22%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.07%) Ergonomics
14 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.92%) Equities
15 5 (0.76%) APACS
16 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 86 (13.15%) Linux
2 83 (12.69%) Unix
3 74 (11.31%) Windows
4 30 (4.59%) Windows Server
5 24 (3.67%) Windows XP
6 19 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.76%) AIX
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.29%) UML
3 98 (14.98%) Business Analysis
4 95 (14.53%) Software Engineering
5 94 (14.37%) Project Management
6 93 (14.22%) Use Case
7 87 (13.30%) OO
8 77 (11.77%) Configuration Management
9 73 (11.16%) Data Modelling
10 66 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (9.63%) Scrum
12 62 (9.48%) OOD
13 60 (9.17%) SDLC
14 58 (8.87%) Migration
15 56 (8.56%) Multithreading
15 56 (8.56%) Unit Testing
16 51 (7.80%) Data Analysis
17 46 (7.03%) Integration Testing
18 44 (6.73%) TDD
19 43 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (19.57%) SQL
2 88 (13.46%) C++
3 80 (12.23%) C#
4 68 (10.40%) C
5 65 (9.94%) Java
6 62 (9.48%) Python
7 30 (4.59%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.75%) Perl
9 17 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.53%) Ada
12 7 (1.07%) Ada 95
12 7 (1.07%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.07%) PHP
12 7 (1.07%) Ruby
12 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.92%) Ada 83
14 5 (0.76%) Tcl
14 5 (0.76%) VC++
15 4 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 63 (9.63%) Degree
3 49 (7.49%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.06%) ISEB
5 19 (2.91%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.38%) CCNP
7 9 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.61%) IIBA
10 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.61%) PMP
10 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.46%) PCI QSA
11 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.31%) APMP
12 2 (0.31%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (9.94%) QA
2 13 (1.99%) WCAG
3 10 (1.53%) MiFID
4 9 (1.38%) SLA
5 8 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.22%) EMIR
5 8 (1.22%) Solvency II
6 7 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.92%) Basel II
7 6 (0.92%) Basel III
7 6 (0.92%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.61%) HL7
8 4 (0.61%) MISRA
9 3 (0.46%) DICOM
9 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.31%) FATCA
10 2 (0.31%) GAAP
10 2 (0.31%) ISO26262
10 2 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.36%) VMware ESX
3 8 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.46%) Firmware
4 3 (0.46%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.31%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) Docker
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.61%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (0.31%) SCCM
3 2 (0.31%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.31%) SCOM
3 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.31%) SCSM
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 116 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 68 (10.40%) Oracle
3 24 (3.67%) Red Hat
3 24 (3.67%) VMware
4 21 (3.21%) EPiServer
5 16 (2.45%) SAP
6 13 (1.99%) IBM
6 13 (1.99%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.68%) HP
7 11 (1.68%) Red Gate
8 10 (1.53%) Cisco
8 10 (1.53%) Cognos
8 10 (1.53%) Pega
9 9 (1.38%) Luciad
9 9 (1.38%) Murex
10 8 (1.22%) Palo Alto
11 6 (0.92%) Calypso
11 6 (0.92%) EMC
12 5 (0.76%) Informatica
12 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
AAP3
Rate: £25 - £40 per hour + would be guided on Market Intelligence
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £30 - £45 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Greater London
Reed Business Information
Rate: To £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
aap3
Rate: £25 - £40 per hour + would be guided on Market Intelligence
Posted: 24 days ago