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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 299 342 337
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 367 285 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 164 153
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.52% -4.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £33.84 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+62.52% +1.77%

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
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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 +16 314 £400 - 84
London +25 117 £450 +1.40% 25
South East -15 58 £375 - 14
South West -23 34 £483 +12.86% 6
East Midlands +16 26 £415 +14.48% 2
North West -19 25 £400 - 14
Scotland +7 23 £342 -2.28% 10
Hampshire +7 22 £400 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -6 20 £413 +17.85% 8
Somerset +23 19 £338 +1.88%
East of England -1 19 £400 +5.26% 11
Berkshire +25 18 - - 4
Templecombe - 17 - -
Derbyshire +12 16 £418 +2.68%
Derby +9 16 £418 +2.68%
Newbury - 15 - - 1
West Yorkshire -10 13 £433 -30.80% 8
Croydon - 13 £450 -
West Midlands 0 11 £400 -3.03% 3
City of London -13 11 £475 +2.70% 9
Leeds -17 10 £495 -20.80% 6
Buckinghamshire +2 9 £515 +44.05%
Cheshire -2 9 £400 -
Wiltshire -7 9 £513 +9.27% 3
Edinburgh +1 8 £334 -4.71% 5
Hertfordshire -6 8 £425 +9.67% 2
Swindon -12 8 £519 +6.46% 3
Milton Keynes +8 7 £515 +44.05%
Stirling - 7 - -
South Wales +4 6 £371 +10.33% 1

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 207 (29.11%) Finance
2 206 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (21.10%) SQL
4 126 (17.72%) Security Cleared
5 125 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (17.30%) Business Analysis
7 117 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
8 108 (15.19%) Java
9 107 (15.05%) SC Cleared
10 103 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 100 (14.06%) Banking
12 99 (13.92%) Project Management
13 97 (13.64%) UNIX
14 90 (12.66%) UML
15 88 (12.38%) Oracle
16 87 (12.24%) Data Modelling
17 85 (11.95%) Unit Testing
18 84 (11.81%) Software Engineering
19 81 (11.39%) ETL
20 80 (11.25%) Windows
21 78 (10.97%) SQL Server
21 78 (10.97%) C++
22 77 (10.83%) MS Excel
23 66 (9.28%) Migration
23 66 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
24 64 (9.00%) Management Information System
25 63 (8.86%) Change Management
25 63 (8.86%) Use Case
26 61 (8.58%) GAP Analysis
27 60 (8.44%) MS Visio

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 28 (3.94%) SAS
2 23 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.84%) Confluence
4 6 (0.84%) Node.js
4 6 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (0.84%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.70%) CMS
5 5 (0.70%) AquaLogic
5 5 (0.70%) Lync
6 4 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.56%) JBoss
6 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.56%) Apache
6 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.42%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.42%) Jetty
8 2 (0.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 77 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 60 (8.44%) MS Visio
3 46 (6.47%) MS Office
4 19 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.13%) MS Project
6 3 (0.42%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.42%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.13%) SaaS
2 5 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) Silverpop
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.52%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (3.38%) 3G
3 21 (2.95%) 4G
4 20 (2.81%) 2G
5 18 (2.53%) LTE
6 14 (1.97%) Diameter Protocol
6 14 (1.97%) GPRS
6 14 (1.97%) GSM
7 13 (1.83%) Telnet
8 12 (1.69%) UMTS
9 11 (1.55%) SNMP
9 11 (1.55%) Internet
9 11 (1.55%) VoLTE
9 11 (1.55%) Wireshark
10 10 (1.41%) RNC
11 9 (1.27%) HSDPA
12 8 (1.13%) VoIP
13 7 (0.98%) Firewall
13 7 (0.98%) NAS
14 6 (0.84%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.66%) MySQL
4 25 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (2.95%) Star Schema
7 19 (2.67%) Base SAS
7 19 (2.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 18 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.55%) MS Access
12 10 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.41%) QlikView
13 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.13%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.98%) DB2
15 6 (0.84%) Big Data
16 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (3.52%) JIRA
2 22 (3.09%) Subversion
3 16 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.69%) Ant
5 11 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.41%) ClearCase
6 10 (1.41%) Selenium
6 10 (1.41%) NUnit
6 10 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.13%) SpecFlow
7 8 (1.13%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.13%) FitNesse
7 8 (1.13%) JUnit
8 7 (0.98%) CppUnit
8 7 (0.98%) GoogleTest
9 4 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 207 (29.11%) Finance
2 100 (14.06%) Banking
3 42 (5.91%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.91%) Investment Banking
4 38 (5.34%) Retail
5 27 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 25 (3.52%) Back Office
7 20 (2.81%) Legal
8 16 (2.25%) Marketing
8 16 (2.25%) Front Office
8 16 (2.25%) Automotive
9 13 (1.83%) Advertising
10 12 (1.69%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.13%) Electronics
11 8 (1.13%) Publishing
11 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.13%) Billing
12 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.70%) Law
14 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 318 (44.73%) Analyst
2 262 (36.85%) Business Analyst
3 170 (23.91%) Developer
4 66 (9.28%) Senior Analyst
5 58 (8.16%) Senior Business Analyst
6 54 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 54 (7.59%) Architect
7 36 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (5.06%) ETL Developer
8 32 (4.50%) Project Manager
9 28 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
10 21 (2.95%) Java Developer
11 19 (2.67%) C# Developer
11 19 (2.67%) Systems Analyst
12 18 (2.53%) Senior Developer
12 18 (2.53%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (2.11%) Tester
13 15 (2.11%) Technical Tester
14 14 (1.97%) SAS Developer
14 14 (1.97%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.88%) Web Services
2 55 (7.74%) XML
3 51 (7.17%) .NET
4 35 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.80%) Spring
6 26 (3.66%) HTML
7 21 (2.95%) CSS
8 17 (2.39%) J2EE
9 15 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.11%) Apache Camel
10 14 (1.97%) jQuery
11 13 (1.83%) Hibernate
12 12 (1.69%) Middleware
12 12 (1.69%) Apache CXF
13 10 (1.41%) WCF
14 9 (1.27%) Entity Framework
14 9 (1.27%) SOAP
15 8 (1.13%) JSP
15 8 (1.13%) Gherkin
16 7 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 117 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.36%) Derivative
4 30 (4.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.97%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.69%) GIS
8 11 (1.55%) Equities
8 11 (1.55%) User Experience
8 11 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.13%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.13%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.98%) Device Driver
10 7 (0.98%) RIA
11 5 (0.70%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.70%) IVR
11 5 (0.70%) NHS
11 5 (0.70%) Social Media
11 5 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.64%) UNIX
2 80 (11.25%) Windows
3 60 (8.44%) Linux
4 23 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (2.81%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.98%) Solaris
7 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 123 (17.30%) Business Analysis
4 99 (13.92%) Project Management
5 90 (12.66%) UML
6 87 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 85 (11.95%) Unit Testing
8 84 (11.81%) Software Engineering
9 81 (11.39%) ETL
10 66 (9.28%) Migration
10 66 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 63 (8.86%) Use Case
11 63 (8.86%) Change Management
12 61 (8.58%) GAP Analysis
13 58 (8.16%) Scrum
14 56 (7.88%) Validation
15 55 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
16 54 (7.59%) SDLC
16 54 (7.59%) Configuration Management
17 47 (6.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (21.10%) SQL
2 108 (15.19%) Java
3 78 (10.97%) C++
4 57 (8.02%) C#
5 31 (4.36%) C
5 31 (4.36%) JavaScript
6 30 (4.22%) Python
7 28 (3.94%) Perl
8 19 (2.67%) SAS Macro
9 13 (1.83%) Ada
10 12 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.84%) VB
14 5 (0.70%) PHP
14 5 (0.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (0.56%) Lua
16 3 (0.42%) Scala
16 3 (0.42%) XPath
16 3 (0.42%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 126 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 107 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.50%) Degree
4 18 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.25%) ISEB
6 9 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.13%) ACCA
7 8 (1.13%) CIMA
8 5 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.56%) MOS
10 3 (0.42%) PMP
10 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.42%) IIBA
10 3 (0.42%) CBAP
11 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.14%) CITP
12 1 (0.14%) APMP
12 1 (0.14%) MCPD
12 1 (0.14%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.74%) QA
2 15 (2.11%) SLA
2 15 (2.11%) Basel III
2 15 (2.11%) Solvency II
3 14 (1.97%) Basel II
4 9 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.13%) FATCA
5 8 (1.13%) COREP
5 8 (1.13%) FINREP
6 6 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.70%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.56%) HL7
9 3 (0.42%) DICOM
9 3 (0.42%) GAAP
9 3 (0.42%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.42%) EMIR
10 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 14443
10 2 (0.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 25 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.28%) HDFS
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.98%) Control-M
3 5 (0.70%) Nagios
4 4 (0.56%) Puppet
4 4 (0.56%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.56%) Cacti
4 4 (0.56%) SmokePing
5 3 (0.42%) SCOM
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.28%) Iperf
6 2 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) Nmap
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 103 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 88 (12.38%) Oracle
3 41 (5.77%) Greenplum
4 31 (4.36%) HP
5 25 (3.52%) IBM
5 25 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 23 (3.23%) Tableau
6 23 (3.23%) VMware
7 21 (2.95%) SAP
8 15 (2.11%) Luciad
9 13 (1.83%) Informatica
10 12 (1.69%) Sybase
10 12 (1.69%) Business Objects
11 11 (1.55%) Pega
12 9 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.13%) Cognos
14 7 (0.98%) Cisco
14 7 (0.98%) Adobe
14 7 (0.98%) Teradata
14 7 (0.98%) Remedy
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £48 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £355 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago