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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
UK
Rank 415 336 331
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 184 317 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 203 197
Median daily rate £456 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.46 £37.75 £33.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £57.00 £46.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%

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
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 -99 164 £463 +20.91% 63
London -9 79 £500 +11.11% 20
South East -19 35 £425 +33.33% 11
City of London -7 17 £525 +7.69% 3
East Midlands 0 13 £400 +3.22%
Hampshire -12 11 £500 +73.91% 1
South West -19 10 £500 +42.85% 8
Berkshire +8 9 £425 +41.66% 3
North West -7 9 £400 - 4
Scotland +29 8 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £388 +6.16%
Nottingham +2 7 £388 +6.16%
East of England +3 6 £650 +94.02% 14
South Wales +18 5 £638 +92.45% 1
Surrey +12 5 £475 +5.55% 2
Glasgow +12 5 - -
Yorkshire +10 5 £463 +44.08% 5
Wales +4 5 £638 +92.45% 1
West Midlands -24 5 £525 +29.23% 1
Belfast - 5 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £325 -
County Antrim - 5 £325 -
West Yorkshire +13 4 £463 +44.08% 4
Newbury +9 4 £425 +88.88%
Gloucestershire +1 4 £525 +31.25% 2
Wiltshire 0 4 £475 -5.00% 3
Portsmouth -3 4 - -
Derbyshire -7 4 £344 -12.76%
Reading +9 3 £500 +42.85% 2
Swindon +7 3 £475 -5.00%

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 149 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (34.27%) Finance
3 79 (18.54%) SQL
4 78 (18.31%) Business Analysis
5 76 (17.84%) Data Modelling
6 64 (15.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 62 (14.55%) Security Cleared
8 59 (13.85%) SDLC
9 58 (13.62%) Scrum
10 53 (12.44%) Change Management
11 50 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (11.74%) Microsoft
11 50 (11.74%) Java
12 45 (10.56%) UML
12 45 (10.56%) Banking
13 43 (10.09%) Project Management
13 43 (10.09%) Migration
14 42 (9.86%) Oracle
15 41 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (9.15%) Unix
17 37 (8.69%) Software Engineering
17 37 (8.69%) Use Case
17 37 (8.69%) Waterfall
18 35 (8.22%) User Stories
18 35 (8.22%) SQL Server
19 34 (7.98%) Data Analysis
20 33 (7.75%) JIRA
20 33 (7.75%) ITIL
21 32 (7.51%) Windows
21 32 (7.51%) SAP

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 14 (3.29%) Apache
2 12 (2.82%) Confluence
3 6 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.41%) CMS
3 6 (1.41%) Drupal
4 5 (1.17%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.17%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.94%) JBoss
5 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
7 2 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.47%) nginx
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.93%) MS Office
2 21 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) SAP PP
1 10 (2.35%) SAP PP-PI
2 8 (1.88%) SAP MII
3 6 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.94%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.70%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.70%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.47%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.47%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.47%) Sonata
8 1 (0.23%) Primavera
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.88%) Internet
2 7 (1.64%) LDAP
3 6 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (1.17%) PCoIP
5 4 (0.94%) Firewall
5 4 (0.94%) Intranet
5 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.94%) WAN
6 3 (0.70%) SAN
7 2 (0.47%) Extranet
7 2 (0.47%) HTTP
7 2 (0.47%) LAN
7 2 (0.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.23%) 4G
8 1 (0.23%) AMQP
8 1 (0.23%) DNS
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.51%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.69%) Big Data
4 20 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.99%) Oracle Database
5 17 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.35%) MySQL
8 9 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.88%) OrientDB
9 8 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.64%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.41%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.17%) GIS
12 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (7.75%) JIRA
2 26 (6.10%) Rational DOORS
3 19 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.05%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.58%) Subversion
6 10 (2.35%) Rational Rhapsody
7 9 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.88%) NUnit
9 7 (1.64%) Ant
9 7 (1.64%) JUnit
10 6 (1.41%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.41%) ClearCase
10 6 (1.41%) CppUnit
10 6 (1.41%) GoogleTest
11 5 (1.17%) Selenium
12 3 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.70%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.70%) JDeveloper
12 3 (0.70%) ProC
General
1 146 (34.27%) Finance
2 45 (10.56%) Banking
3 26 (6.10%) Retail
4 23 (5.40%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.69%) Front Office
6 18 (4.23%) Marketing
7 13 (3.05%) Back Office
8 11 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.11%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.11%) Military
10 5 (1.17%) Advertising
10 5 (1.17%) Law
11 4 (0.94%) Electronics
11 4 (0.94%) Legal
12 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.47%) Automotive
13 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.47%) Games
13 2 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (45.54%) Analyst
2 168 (39.44%) Business Analyst
3 79 (18.54%) Developer
4 46 (10.80%) Architect
5 24 (5.63%) Java Developer
6 23 (5.40%) Consultant
7 21 (4.93%) Software Engineer
8 20 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.52%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (3.29%) Digital Analyst
11 14 (3.29%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (3.05%) Digital Business Analyst
12 13 (3.05%) Project Manager
13 12 (2.82%) Business Consultant
13 12 (2.82%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.82%) MiFID Business Analyst
14 11 (2.58%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.35%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.04%) .NET
2 26 (6.10%) HTML
2 26 (6.10%) XML
3 24 (5.63%) CSS
4 20 (4.69%) Middleware
4 20 (4.69%) Spring
5 18 (4.23%) J2EE
6 13 (3.05%) AngularJS
6 13 (3.05%) Hibernate
6 13 (3.05%) Web Services
7 12 (2.82%) jQuery
7 12 (2.82%) REST
8 10 (2.35%) EJB
9 9 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (2.11%) JSF
9 9 (2.11%) JSON
9 9 (2.11%) SOAP
9 9 (2.11%) XSLT
10 8 (1.88%) LINQ
10 8 (1.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.76%) Derivative
4 14 (3.29%) User Experience
5 10 (2.35%) Wiki
6 9 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.17%) Data Extraction
8 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.17%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.94%) Fintech
9 4 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.94%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.15%) Unix
2 32 (7.51%) Windows
3 26 (6.10%) Linux
4 12 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.94%) AIX
7 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (18.31%) Business Analysis
3 76 (17.84%) Data Modelling
4 64 (15.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 59 (13.85%) SDLC
6 58 (13.62%) Scrum
7 53 (12.44%) Change Management
8 50 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (10.56%) UML
10 43 (10.09%) Migration
10 43 (10.09%) Project Management
11 37 (8.69%) Software Engineering
11 37 (8.69%) Use Case
11 37 (8.69%) Waterfall
12 35 (8.22%) User Stories
13 34 (7.98%) Data Analysis
14 33 (7.75%) ITIL
15 32 (7.51%) Systems Analysis
16 30 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (6.81%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.54%) SQL
2 50 (11.74%) Java
3 28 (6.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.10%) C
5 25 (5.87%) C#
6 20 (4.69%) C++
7 17 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.76%) Python
9 11 (2.58%) Scala
10 10 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.17%) Ada
12 5 (1.17%) Ada 83
12 5 (1.17%) Ada 95
12 5 (1.17%) Perl
12 5 (1.17%) PHP
12 5 (1.17%) Ruby
13 4 (0.94%) VBA
14 3 (0.70%) ABAP
15 2 (0.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 62 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.87%) Degree
4 17 (3.99%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.17%) ISEB
6 5 (1.17%) PMP
7 4 (0.94%) CBAP
7 4 (0.94%) MCTS
8 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.47%) APMP
9 2 (0.47%) CISA
9 2 (0.47%) CISM
9 2 (0.47%) IIBA
9 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.47%) MCSD
10 1 (0.23%) CCA
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 15 (3.52%) MiFID
3 9 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.64%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.64%) ISO26262
4 7 (1.64%) MISRA
5 6 (1.41%) Def Stans
5 6 (1.41%) IEC 61508
5 6 (1.41%) MISRA C
6 4 (0.94%) COBIT
7 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.47%) SEPA
7 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.47%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.23%) FATCA
8 1 (0.23%) GDPR
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.41%) NFS
3 6 (1.41%) Samba
3 6 (1.41%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.41%) VMware Server
3 6 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (1.41%) vSphere
4 4 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.70%) Docker
6 2 (0.47%) HDFS
6 2 (0.47%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) Kibana
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.23%) logstash
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 50 (11.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.86%) Oracle
3 32 (7.51%) SAP
4 17 (3.99%) HP
5 16 (3.76%) VMware
6 13 (3.05%) CA Agile Central
7 9 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.88%) Charles River
9 7 (1.64%) CA
9 7 (1.64%) hybris
10 6 (1.41%) Avaya
10 6 (1.41%) Cognos
10 6 (1.41%) Mercator
10 6 (1.41%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.17%) IBM
11 5 (1.17%) Informatica
11 5 (1.17%) Tableau
12 4 (0.94%) Google
12 4 (0.94%) Hortonworks
12 4 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
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