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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 318 303 311
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 298 290 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 181 98
Average daily rate
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£420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 12
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.26% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.93 £19.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.80 £46.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £19.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year
+105.26% -51.43%

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
38766 37025 32628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.08% 75.02% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24251 22404 19497
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £567 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1079 1146
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £52.30 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -21 280 £425 - 78
London +19 147 £440 -5.57% 23
South West +4 33 £481 +6.94% 10
South East -36 33 £350 -6.66% 13
City of London +1 24 £475 +2.15% 4
North West -7 19 £400 +2.56% 7
Wiltshire +6 17 £500 +10.98% 2
Swindon 0 17 £500 +10.98% 2
West Midlands +5 15 £425 +1.79% 6
East of England +6 14 £356 -5.00% 6
Scotland -2 14 £365 +4.28% 3
Hertfordshire +14 12 £300 -36.84%
Cheshire +6 10 £400 +2.56%
Surrey -6 10 £425 -10.52% 2
East Midlands -6 10 £444 +5.08% 7
Somerset - 10 £313 - 1
Feltham - 8 £474 - 2
Glasgow - 8 £290 -
Berkshire -6 7 £325 +3.50% 4
Canary Wharf +15 6 £438 -
Edinburgh +6 6 £425 +13.33% 2
North East +12 5 £300 - 2
East Sussex 0 5 £325 -23.52%
Hampshire -14 5 £300 -7.69% 5
Manchester -4 4 £325 - 7
Yorkshire -17 4 £390 +35.65% 3
Shropshire - 4 £510 - 1
Bath - 4 £313 -
Warrington -6 3 £400 +2.56%
Brighton -7 3 £300 -29.41%

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 193 (31.03%) Finance
2 155 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (20.26%) SQL
4 119 (19.13%) Banking
5 106 (17.04%) Microsoft
6 105 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
7 104 (16.72%) Business Analysis
7 104 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (16.40%) Oracle
9 92 (14.79%) Security Cleared
10 89 (14.31%) UML
10 89 (14.31%) Data Modelling
11 88 (14.15%) Java
11 88 (14.15%) Project Management
12 78 (12.54%) SC Cleared
13 75 (12.06%) Software Engineering
14 64 (10.29%) SQL Server
14 64 (10.29%) UNIX
14 64 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 62 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
15 62 (9.97%) MS Excel
16 61 (9.81%) Linux
17 60 (9.65%) XML
18 57 (9.16%) GAP Analysis
19 55 (8.84%) QA
20 52 (8.36%) Scrum
21 51 (8.20%) C++
21 51 (8.20%) ETL
22 48 (7.72%) .NET
22 48 (7.72%) Windows

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (2.41%) JBoss
2 12 (1.93%) Apache
2 12 (1.93%) CMS
3 11 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.61%) Confluence
5 8 (1.29%) Lync
6 6 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.80%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.64%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.48%) Jetty
9 3 (0.48%) AquaLogic
9 3 (0.48%) SAS
9 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.48%) Liferay
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.07%) MS Visio
3 32 (5.14%) MS Office
4 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.80%) MS Project
7 4 (0.64%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.64%) SPSS
8 2 (0.32%) Simulink
9 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 13 (2.09%) Oracle Financials
1 13 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (1.77%) Oracle Cash Management
3 10 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.29%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.80%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.48%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.16%) Summit
8 1 (0.16%) Agresso
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.16%) Magento
8 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Force.com
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.89%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (2.09%) 3G
3 11 (1.77%) LTE
3 11 (1.77%) 2G
4 8 (1.29%) Network Security
4 8 (1.29%) Firewall
4 8 (1.29%) ATM
4 8 (1.29%) WAN
5 7 (1.13%) IPv6
5 7 (1.13%) SAN
5 7 (1.13%) DNS
6 6 (0.96%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.96%) VoIP
6 6 (0.96%) VPN
6 6 (0.96%) 4G
7 5 (0.80%) Multicast
7 5 (0.80%) IPv4
7 5 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.80%) LAN
7 5 (0.80%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.97%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.86%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (2.89%) QlikView
7 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.89%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.73%) Star Schema
8 17 (2.73%) MySQL
9 13 (2.09%) PowerCenter
10 11 (1.77%) Snowflake Schema
11 9 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.29%) MS Access
13 6 (0.96%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (4.98%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (2.89%) JIRA
3 13 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.93%) Rational Rhapsody
4 12 (1.93%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.77%) Maven
5 11 (1.77%) ClearCase
6 9 (1.45%) JUnit
6 9 (1.45%) ClearQuest
7 7 (1.13%) Subversion
8 5 (0.80%) Ant
8 5 (0.80%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.64%) GCC
9 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.48%) GDB
11 2 (0.32%) GoogleTest
11 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 193 (31.03%) Finance
2 119 (19.13%) Banking
3 46 (7.40%) Retail
4 31 (4.98%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 27 (4.34%) Back Office
7 23 (3.70%) Retail Banking
8 22 (3.54%) Front Office
9 21 (3.38%) Manufacturing
10 18 (2.89%) Advertising
10 18 (2.89%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.77%) Legal
12 10 (1.61%) Automotive
12 10 (1.61%) Publishing
13 7 (1.13%) Marketing
14 6 (0.96%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.96%) Avionics
14 6 (0.96%) Electronics
15 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.80%) German Language
Job Titles
1 275 (44.21%) Analyst
2 227 (36.50%) Business Analyst
3 168 (27.01%) Developer
4 43 (6.91%) Architect
5 42 (6.75%) Software Engineer
6 34 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
6 34 (5.47%) Java Developer
7 28 (4.50%) Senior Business Analyst
8 21 (3.38%) Systems Analyst
8 21 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (2.73%) Project Manager
10 15 (2.41%) Senior Developer
11 14 (2.25%) Database Developer
11 14 (2.25%) Informatica Developer
11 14 (2.25%) ETL Developer
12 13 (2.09%) Technical Business Analyst
12 13 (2.09%) Technical Leader
12 13 (2.09%) Consultant
12 13 (2.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.65%) XML
2 48 (7.72%) .NET
3 39 (6.27%) Web Services
4 29 (4.66%) HTML
5 27 (4.34%) Middleware
6 25 (4.02%) ASP.NET
7 23 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 20 (3.22%) CSS
9 15 (2.41%) Spring
10 14 (2.25%) J2EE
11 12 (1.93%) SOAP
11 12 (1.93%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (1.93%) JSON
12 11 (1.77%) RESTful
13 10 (1.61%) JAX-RS
13 10 (1.61%) JSF
13 10 (1.61%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.61%) JSP
14 9 (1.45%) GWT
15 8 (1.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 105 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.02%) Derivative
4 24 (3.86%) User Experience
5 23 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.41%) NHS
7 14 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.09%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.61%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.45%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.29%) Open Source
12 8 (1.29%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (0.80%) GIS
14 5 (0.80%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.29%) UNIX
2 61 (9.81%) Linux
3 48 (7.72%) Windows
4 15 (2.41%) Windows XP
4 15 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.80%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.48%) AIX
8 3 (0.48%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (16.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 104 (16.72%) Business Analysis
3 89 (14.31%) UML
3 89 (14.31%) Data Modelling
4 88 (14.15%) Project Management
5 75 (12.06%) Software Engineering
6 64 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 57 (9.16%) GAP Analysis
8 52 (8.36%) Scrum
9 51 (8.20%) ETL
10 45 (7.23%) Configuration Management
11 44 (7.07%) Workflow
12 41 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (6.43%) Validation
13 40 (6.43%) Unit Testing
13 40 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
14 37 (5.95%) Waterfall
14 37 (5.95%) Analytics
14 37 (5.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 126 (20.26%) SQL
2 88 (14.15%) Java
3 51 (8.20%) C++
4 41 (6.59%) C#
5 36 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 34 (5.47%) C
7 21 (3.38%) Perl
8 16 (2.57%) Python
8 16 (2.57%) Ada
9 11 (1.77%) VBA
10 10 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.61%) VB
11 8 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.96%) Ruby
14 4 (0.64%) Lua
14 4 (0.64%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.64%) PHP
14 4 (0.64%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 92 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 78 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 45 (7.23%) Degree
4 21 (3.38%) VCP4
4 21 (3.38%) ISEB
5 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.96%) ACCA
7 6 (0.96%) CIMA
7 6 (0.96%) MOS
8 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.64%) CCSA
8 4 (0.64%) CCSE
8 4 (0.64%) CCSP
8 4 (0.64%) IIBA
8 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.48%) CCIE
9 3 (0.48%) CBAP
9 3 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.84%) QA
2 17 (2.73%) Basel III
3 16 (2.57%) Solvency II
4 15 (2.41%) Basel II
5 9 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.45%) EMIR
6 8 (1.29%) COREP
7 6 (0.96%) FINREP
7 6 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.96%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.96%) FATCA
7 6 (0.96%) HL7
8 4 (0.64%) SLA
9 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.48%) MiFID
9 3 (0.48%) DICOM
9 3 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.32%) UCITS
11 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 26 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.89%) VMware ESX
3 9 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.80%) Firmware
5 3 (0.48%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.48%) HDFS
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (1.29%) Puppet
2 7 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.16%) OpenView
3 1 (0.16%) Control-M
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) SCOM
3 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 102 (16.40%) Oracle
3 32 (5.14%) Tableau
4 27 (4.34%) SAP
5 25 (4.02%) VMware
6 18 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.73%) Informatica
7 17 (2.73%) IBM
8 16 (2.57%) HP
9 15 (2.41%) Cisco
9 15 (2.41%) Business Objects
10 14 (2.25%) Greenplum
11 13 (2.09%) Sybase
12 11 (1.77%) Google
13 8 (1.29%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.29%) Nortel
14 7 (1.13%) Ericsson
14 7 (1.13%) Huawei
14 7 (1.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 6 (0.96%) Citrix
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