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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 432 364 347
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 199 307 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.68% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 182 188
Median daily rate £450 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 12
Median hourly rate £49.46 £39.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% -1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.69 £33.49 £34.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £42.50 £45.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £38.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -2.81%

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
41121 45003 43480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.48% 81.18% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 29175 28284
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1352 1206
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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
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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 -53 185 £450 +13.92% 40
London -8 84 £494 +6.98% 16
South East -3 40 £400 +33.33% 4
Hampshire +9 21 £370 +23.33% 2
East Midlands +4 17 £400 +1.58% 2
City of London +3 16 £481 +1.31% 6
North West +5 14 £475 +15.15% 6
Manchester +9 11 £475 +22.02% 6
Berkshire +12 10 £438 +18.24%
South West -12 10 £525 +40.00% 5
Nottingham +7 9 £400 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +3 9 £400 +14.28%
Portsmouth +3 9 - -
East of England 0 8 £450 +36.36% 3
West Midlands -31 6 £525 +16.66% 1
Scotland +17 5 £606 +112.71% 4
Yorkshire +11 5 £400 +15.60% 2
South Wales 0 5 £550 +69.23% 1
Wales -11 5 £550 +69.23% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £410 +2.50%
Derbyshire 0 4 £275 -34.32%
Coventry -12 4 £525 +31.25%
West Yorkshire +21 3 £450 +28.57% 2
Bristol +9 3 £388 -3.12% 3
Essex +9 3 £450 +87.50%
Canary Wharf +5 3 £625 +56.25%
Slough +4 3 £450 +15.38%
Glasgow +4 3 £513 +79.82%
Gloucestershire +1 3 £525 +36.36% 2
Hook -6 3 £310 +12.72%

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 157 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (34.21%) Finance
3 90 (19.74%) SQL
4 81 (17.76%) Data Modelling
5 76 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 66 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 66 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (13.82%) Security Cleared
8 60 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (13.16%) SDLC
9 55 (12.06%) Java
10 54 (11.84%) Use Case
10 54 (11.84%) Systems Analysis
11 52 (11.40%) Project Management
11 52 (11.40%) Scrum
12 51 (11.18%) UML
13 50 (10.96%) Unix
14 49 (10.75%) Microsoft
15 48 (10.53%) Change Management
16 47 (10.31%) Software Engineering
16 47 (10.31%) Banking
17 45 (9.87%) Migration
18 43 (9.43%) .NET
19 42 (9.21%) Linux
20 40 (8.77%) Waterfall
21 39 (8.55%) User Stories
21 39 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
21 39 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
21 39 (8.55%) Data Analysis
22 37 (8.11%) Windows

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 10 (2.19%) Confluence
2 9 (1.97%) CMS
2 9 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.75%) Apache
4 5 (1.10%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.88%) Drupal
5 4 (0.88%) Mule
5 4 (0.88%) Mule ESB
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.66%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.82%) MS Office
3 17 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.75%) MS Project
5 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (3.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.19%) SAP PP
2 10 (2.19%) SAP PP-PI
3 8 (1.75%) SAP MII
4 6 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.88%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.66%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.66%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 2 (0.44%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.10%) SaaS
2 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.75%) Internet
1 8 (1.75%) LDAP
2 7 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
3 6 (1.32%) PCoIP
4 5 (1.10%) AMQP
4 5 (1.10%) HTTP
5 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.88%) WAN
6 3 (0.66%) Intranet
6 3 (0.66%) LAN
7 2 (0.44%) Extranet
7 2 (0.44%) Wireless
8 1 (0.22%) 4G
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.22%) MPLS
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 26 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.82%) Big Data
5 21 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.85%) MySQL
9 9 (1.97%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.54%) Cognos Report Studio
12 6 (1.32%) Data Mart
12 6 (1.32%) DataStage
12 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.32%) OrientDB
12 6 (1.32%) Pentaho
13 5 (1.10%) GIS
13 5 (1.10%) OLAP
13 5 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (6.58%) JIRA
2 19 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (4.17%) Subversion
3 18 (3.95%) Ant
3 18 (3.95%) NUnit
4 16 (3.51%) ClearCase
4 16 (3.51%) CppUnit
4 16 (3.51%) GoogleTest
4 16 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.54%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.32%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.32%) IntelliJ
8 6 (1.32%) Selenium
8 6 (1.32%) Toad
8 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.10%) NetBeans
General
1 156 (34.21%) Finance
2 47 (10.31%) Banking
3 30 (6.58%) Retail
4 23 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.39%) Marketing
6 16 (3.51%) Front Office
7 12 (2.63%) Back Office
7 12 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.32%) Advertising
8 6 (1.32%) Military
9 5 (1.10%) Electronics
9 5 (1.10%) Law
10 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.66%) Legal
10 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 217 (47.59%) Analyst
2 171 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 89 (19.52%) Developer
4 53 (11.62%) Architect
5 26 (5.70%) Consultant
6 21 (4.61%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
8 19 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 18 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 17 (3.73%) Business Manager
10 17 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.29%) Senior Business Analyst
12 14 (3.07%) Technical Business Analyst
13 13 (2.85%) .NET Developer
13 13 (2.85%) Business Consultant
13 13 (2.85%) Digital Analyst
14 12 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
14 12 (2.63%) Digital Business Analyst
15 11 (2.41%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.43%) .NET
2 35 (7.68%) XML
3 33 (7.24%) HTML
4 28 (6.14%) CSS
5 23 (5.04%) Middleware
5 23 (5.04%) Spring
6 15 (3.29%) J2EE
7 14 (3.07%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.07%) Web Services
8 13 (2.85%) JSON
8 13 (2.85%) SOAP
9 12 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.41%) AngularJS
10 11 (2.41%) JMS
10 11 (2.41%) REST
11 10 (2.19%) jQuery
12 9 (1.97%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.75%) SAP XI
13 8 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.04%) Derivative
4 17 (3.73%) User Experience
5 12 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.19%) Wiki
7 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.54%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.88%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.88%) Fintech
11 4 (0.88%) FMCG
11 4 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.96%) Unix
2 42 (9.21%) Linux
3 37 (8.11%) Windows
4 16 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (17.76%) Data Modelling
3 76 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 66 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 60 (13.16%) SDLC
6 54 (11.84%) Systems Analysis
6 54 (11.84%) Use Case
7 52 (11.40%) Project Management
7 52 (11.40%) Scrum
8 51 (11.18%) UML
9 48 (10.53%) Change Management
10 47 (10.31%) Software Engineering
11 45 (9.87%) Migration
12 40 (8.77%) Waterfall
13 39 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (8.55%) Data Analysis
13 39 (8.55%) User Stories
14 37 (8.11%) ITIL
15 31 (6.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (19.74%) SQL
2 55 (12.06%) Java
3 31 (6.80%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.58%) C
4 30 (6.58%) C#
5 23 (5.04%) C++
6 18 (3.95%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.73%) Python
8 9 (1.97%) Scala
9 6 (1.32%) Perl
9 6 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.32%) Ruby
9 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.10%) Ada
10 5 (1.10%) Ada 83
10 5 (1.10%) Ada 95
11 4 (0.88%) VB
11 4 (0.88%) VBA
12 3 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 63 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.02%) Degree
2 32 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.41%) ISEB
5 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.88%) CBAP
7 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.66%) CCA
7 3 (0.66%) MCTS
7 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.44%) CISA
8 2 (0.44%) CISM
8 2 (0.44%) HND
8 2 (0.44%) IIBA
8 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.44%) MCSD
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.73%) QA
2 10 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.75%) MiFID
4 6 (1.32%) DO-178B
5 5 (1.10%) ISO26262
5 5 (1.10%) MISRA
6 4 (0.88%) COBIT
6 4 (0.88%) Def Stans
6 4 (0.88%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.88%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.44%) SEPA
7 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.44%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.54%) NFS
3 7 (1.54%) Samba
3 7 (1.54%) VMware Server
3 7 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (1.54%) vSphere
4 2 (0.44%) HDFS
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.44%) XenApp
4 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Kibana
3 1 (0.22%) Ansible
3 1 (0.22%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.22%) logstash
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 49 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.11%) SAP
3 32 (7.02%) Oracle
4 17 (3.73%) Cognos
4 17 (3.73%) HP
5 12 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
6 11 (2.41%) VMware
7 9 (1.97%) Charles River
8 8 (1.75%) Informatica
9 7 (1.54%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.54%) NETGEAR
10 6 (1.32%) Avaya
10 6 (1.32%) Mercator
10 6 (1.32%) Vertica
11 5 (1.10%) CA
11 5 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.10%) Tableau
12 4 (0.88%) IBM
12 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.88%) Sybase
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