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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 411 313 350
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +37
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 256 390 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.68% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 206 167
Median daily rate £425 £408 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £34.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +57.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £42.25 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £55.00 £36.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £34.93
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +57.48%

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
44682 45591 43036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 79.87% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 29583 26703
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1197 1205
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -89 237 £425 +3.03% 72
London -43 73 £445 -1.05% 20
South East +11 72 £400 +6.66% 11
Hampshire +13 32 £311 -22.18% 5
Berkshire +3 29 £450 - 1
East Midlands -5 27 £419 +2.76% 9
West Midlands -26 19 £495 +23.75% 4
Slough +17 17 £450 -
Nottinghamshire +8 16 £385 +4.05%
North West -10 16 £390 -5.45% 11
Nottingham +4 15 £385 +4.05%
Yorkshire -7 12 £435 +10.47% 3
West Yorkshire -1 11 £430 -12.24% 3
Scotland -16 11 £400 +16.95%
Leeds -4 10 £435 -13.00% 3
East of England +8 8 £360 -0.68% 5
Manchester +1 8 £391 -7.94% 7
South West -22 8 £500 - 9
Hook - 8 £290 -
City of London +39 7 £544 +17.56% 3
Leicestershire +13 7 £500 +42.85% 6
Cheshire -6 7 £388 -6.06% 2
Coventry -9 7 £446 +11.56% 3
Leicester - 7 £500 - 5
Aberdeen - 6 - -
Gloucestershire +5 5 £550 +60.11% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 4 £419 +34.00% 3
Cambridge +13 4 £419 +34.00% 1
Warrington 0 4 £405 -14.73% 1
Warwickshire -2 4 £600 -

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 173 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (30.32%) Finance
3 107 (20.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 95 (17.89%) Business Analysis
5 93 (17.51%) Security Cleared
6 91 (17.14%) SQL
7 90 (16.95%) Java
7 90 (16.95%) Data Modelling
8 87 (16.38%) Software Engineering
9 83 (15.63%) Use Case
10 80 (15.07%) UML
11 75 (14.12%) Scrum
12 73 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
13 72 (13.56%) SDLC
14 71 (13.37%) Project Management
15 64 (12.05%) Banking
16 59 (11.11%) OO
16 59 (11.11%) HTML
17 56 (10.55%) XML
18 55 (10.36%) Linux
19 54 (10.17%) Windows
20 52 (9.79%) Microsoft
20 52 (9.79%) Data Analysis
20 52 (9.79%) Degree
21 51 (9.60%) Unix
21 51 (9.60%) Oracle
22 50 (9.42%) CSS
22 50 (9.42%) SC Cleared
23 49 (9.23%) JavaScript
24 48 (9.04%) .NET

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 29 (5.46%) Confluence
2 22 (4.14%) CMS
3 14 (2.64%) Apache
4 13 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.51%) SAS
7 7 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.94%) JBoss
8 5 (0.94%) Mule
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.56%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.01%) MS Office
2 16 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.51%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.56%) Simulink
6 2 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.75%) Front Arena
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.38%) Maximo
6 2 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.19%) Kondor
7 1 (0.19%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.13%) SaaS
2 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.45%) Internet
2 9 (1.69%) AMQP
3 8 (1.51%) HTTP
4 7 (1.32%) Firewall
4 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.94%) LAN
5 5 (0.94%) WAN
6 4 (0.75%) Network Security
7 3 (0.56%) SAN
8 2 (0.38%) ATM
8 2 (0.38%) LDAP
8 2 (0.38%) PCoIP
8 2 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.38%) Wireless
8 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.19%) PBX
9 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
1 38 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.52%) Big Data
3 21 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.20%) OrientDB
6 16 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.01%) MySQL
7 15 (2.82%) Neo4j
8 11 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.88%) Pentaho
9 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (1.32%) QlikView
12 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (8.85%) JIRA
2 38 (7.16%) Subversion
3 25 (4.71%) Ant
4 24 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (4.52%) ClearCase
4 24 (4.52%) NUnit
5 23 (4.33%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.14%) CppUnit
6 22 (4.14%) GoogleTest
7 21 (3.95%) Rational DOORS
8 19 (3.58%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.64%) Visual Studio
10 11 (2.07%) Selenium
11 8 (1.51%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.13%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.94%) Toad
14 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 161 (30.32%) Finance
2 64 (12.05%) Banking
3 44 (8.29%) Retail
4 24 (4.52%) Marketing
5 22 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.82%) Local Government
7 14 (2.64%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.45%) Advertising
8 13 (2.45%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.45%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.88%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.69%) Legal
11 8 (1.51%) Front Office
12 7 (1.32%) Back Office
13 6 (1.13%) Law
14 5 (0.94%) Avionics
15 4 (0.75%) Electronics
16 3 (0.56%) Automotive
16 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 233 (43.88%) Analyst
2 188 (35.40%) Business Analyst
3 104 (19.59%) Developer
4 64 (12.05%) Architect
5 30 (5.65%) Software Engineer
6 19 (3.58%) Java Developer
6 19 (3.58%) Technical Analyst
7 18 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
7 18 (3.39%) C Developer
7 18 (3.39%) Consultant
7 18 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (3.20%) Technical Business Analyst
9 16 (3.01%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (2.82%) C++ Developer
10 15 (2.82%) Project Manager
10 15 (2.82%) Software Developer
10 15 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.64%) Data Business Analyst
12 13 (2.45%) Data Analyst
13 12 (2.26%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.11%) HTML
2 56 (10.55%) XML
3 50 (9.42%) CSS
4 48 (9.04%) .NET
5 45 (8.47%) Web Services
6 29 (5.46%) Java EE
7 27 (5.08%) Spring
8 24 (4.52%) HTML5
9 20 (3.77%) CSS3
10 18 (3.39%) JSF
11 17 (3.20%) ASP.NET
11 17 (3.20%) EJB
11 17 (3.20%) jQuery
12 14 (2.64%) REST
13 13 (2.45%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.45%) SOAP
13 13 (2.45%) XSD
14 10 (1.88%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.88%) JSON
15 9 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.21%) User Experience
4 28 (5.27%) Derivative
5 21 (3.95%) Wiki
6 20 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (2.45%) Market Risk
8 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.26%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.07%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.88%) Data Integration
10 10 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.88%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.88%) Video on Demand
11 9 (1.69%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.69%) NHS
12 8 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.32%) Ergonomics
13 7 (1.32%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.36%) Linux
2 54 (10.17%) Windows
3 51 (9.60%) Unix
4 17 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.38%) Android
7 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.38%) Solaris
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (20.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (17.89%) Business Analysis
4 90 (16.95%) Data Modelling
5 87 (16.38%) Software Engineering
6 83 (15.63%) Use Case
7 80 (15.07%) UML
8 75 (14.12%) Scrum
9 72 (13.56%) SDLC
10 71 (13.37%) Project Management
11 59 (11.11%) OO
12 52 (9.79%) Data Analysis
13 47 (8.85%) Migration
14 45 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (8.47%) Workflow
15 42 (7.91%) OOD
15 42 (7.91%) Systems Analysis
16 41 (7.72%) TDD
17 40 (7.53%) Change Management
18 36 (6.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (17.14%) SQL
2 90 (16.95%) Java
3 49 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 43 (8.10%) C
5 35 (6.59%) C++
6 34 (6.40%) C#
7 29 (5.46%) Python
8 23 (4.33%) PL/SQL
9 20 (3.77%) Scala
10 19 (3.58%) Ruby
11 17 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.07%) Perl
13 10 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.69%) VB
15 7 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.94%) Ada
16 5 (0.94%) Ada 95
16 5 (0.94%) VC++
17 4 (0.75%) VBA
18 3 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 93 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.79%) Degree
3 50 (9.42%) SC Cleared
4 39 (7.34%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.82%) ISEB
6 9 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.13%) PMP
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.75%) CBAP
9 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.56%) CCNA
10 3 (0.56%) HND
11 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.38%) CCA
11 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.38%) MBA
11 2 (0.38%) RHCE
12 1 (0.19%) IIBA
12 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.46%) QA
2 17 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.69%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.94%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.75%) MiFID
6 3 (0.56%) SLA
7 2 (0.38%) GxP
7 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.19%) Basel II
8 1 (0.19%) Basel III
8 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.19%) DICOM
8 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.19%) FATCA
8 1 (0.19%) HL7
8 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.19%) ISO26262
8 1 (0.19%) MISRA
8 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (1.88%) VMware ESX
2 8 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.56%) Firmware
6 2 (0.38%) NFS
6 2 (0.38%) Samba
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.75%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) Cacti
3 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.38%) Kibana
3 2 (0.38%) Opsview
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.60%) Oracle
3 27 (5.08%) SAP
4 26 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.77%) HP
6 19 (3.58%) VMware
7 13 (2.45%) Cognos
7 13 (2.45%) IBM
8 11 (2.07%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.88%) Cisco
10 9 (1.69%) MuleSoft
10 9 (1.69%) Sybase
11 7 (1.32%) Nintex
12 6 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.13%) Murex
12 6 (1.13%) Vertica
13 5 (0.94%) Calypso
13 5 (0.94%) Informatica
13 5 (0.94%) NetApp
13 5 (0.94%) Pega
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Team Jobs
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago