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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 402 332 354
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +22
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 259 382 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.83% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 207 152
Median daily rate £450 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £551 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 6
Median hourly rate £49.46 £47.50 £35.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +34.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £31.15 £34.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £55.00 £36.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £47.50 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +34.51%

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -59 243 £450 +5.88% 54
London -56 78 £475 -5.00% 21
South East +22 67 £425 +13.33% 6
East Midlands +23 40 £463 +19.35% 3
Hampshire +19 30 £444 +4.41% 2
Berkshire +2 25 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 19 £400 +9.58% 1
West Midlands -27 19 £490 +22.50% 3
Nottingham +1 18 £400 +9.58% 1
Slough +15 15 £450 - 1
North West -15 13 £350 -22.22% 5
Leicestershire +24 12 £500 +42.85% 1
Leicester - 12 £500 - 1
South West -11 11 £625 +28.20% 5
Coventry -9 10 £481 +20.31% 1
City of London +16 9 £475 -9.52% 5
Yorkshire -9 9 £486 +35.42% 4
Manchester -4 8 £363 -14.70% 3
Scotland -5 8 £400 +17.73% 2
West Yorkshire -6 7 £321 -6.14% 4
Leeds -1 6 - - 3
Wiltshire -5 6 £625 +28.20% 2
East of England -7 6 £345 -1.42% 6
Derbyshire +5 5 £350 -
Cheshire -2 5 £275 -42.10% 1
Warwickshire -2 5 £600 -
Hook - 5 £290 -
Derby +1 4 £355 -
Northampton 0 4 £408 -18.09%
Surrey 0 4 £400 - 2

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 191 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (32.04%) Finance
3 109 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (18.83%) Business Analysis
5 95 (18.45%) SQL
6 91 (17.67%) Java
7 89 (17.28%) Data Modelling
8 88 (17.09%) Security Cleared
9 82 (15.92%) Scrum
10 78 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 76 (14.76%) Use Case
12 72 (13.98%) UML
13 71 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
14 65 (12.62%) SDLC
15 63 (12.23%) Project Management
16 60 (11.65%) Unix
16 60 (11.65%) Banking
17 55 (10.68%) Windows
17 55 (10.68%) Microsoft
18 54 (10.49%) Linux
19 53 (10.29%) Migration
19 53 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
20 52 (10.10%) HTML
20 52 (10.10%) Oracle
21 51 (9.90%) OO
22 50 (9.71%) .NET
22 50 (9.71%) Retail
23 49 (9.51%) Data Analysis
23 49 (9.51%) Change Management
24 47 (9.13%) SC Cleared

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 28 (5.44%) Confluence
2 12 (2.33%) Apache
2 12 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.94%) CMS
3 10 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (0.97%) JBoss
5 5 (0.97%) Mule
5 5 (0.97%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.78%) SAS
7 3 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.58%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 17 (3.30%) MS Office
4 15 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.14%) MS Project
6 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.39%) Simulink
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.17%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) Front Arena
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.39%) Maximo
6 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.19%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.97%) SaaS
3 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.52%) Internet
2 9 (1.75%) AMQP
3 8 (1.55%) Firewall
3 8 (1.55%) HTTP
4 7 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.17%) LAN
5 6 (1.17%) WAN
6 4 (0.78%) Network Security
7 3 (0.58%) Extranet
7 3 (0.58%) SAN
8 2 (0.39%) ATM
8 2 (0.39%) Intranet
8 2 (0.39%) LDAP
8 2 (0.39%) PCoIP
8 2 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.39%) Wireless
8 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.19%) DNS
9 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (5.05%) Big Data
4 25 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.11%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.91%) MySQL
8 15 (2.91%) OrientDB
9 14 (2.72%) Neo4j
10 13 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.94%) Pentaho
12 8 (1.55%) GIS
12 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.55%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.36%) Cognos Report Studio
14 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (8.93%) JIRA
2 33 (6.41%) Subversion
3 23 (4.47%) Ant
3 23 (4.47%) NUnit
4 22 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (4.27%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.08%) ClearCase
6 20 (3.88%) CppUnit
6 20 (3.88%) GoogleTest
6 20 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
7 18 (3.50%) Bitbucket
8 12 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.94%) Selenium
10 8 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.36%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.17%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.17%) JUnit
13 5 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (0.97%) Toad
14 4 (0.78%) NetBeans
General
1 165 (32.04%) Finance
2 60 (11.65%) Banking
3 50 (9.71%) Retail
4 25 (4.85%) Marketing
5 17 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.52%) Advertising
6 13 (2.52%) Local Government
7 12 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.14%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.75%) Front Office
9 9 (1.75%) Legal
10 8 (1.55%) Back Office
11 6 (1.17%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.17%) Law
12 5 (0.97%) Avionics
13 4 (0.78%) Automotive
13 4 (0.78%) Electronics
14 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 231 (44.85%) Analyst
2 185 (35.92%) Business Analyst
3 101 (19.61%) Developer
4 62 (12.04%) Architect
5 31 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 25 (4.85%) Java Developer
7 21 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
8 19 (3.69%) Consultant
8 19 (3.69%) Technical Business Analyst
9 18 (3.50%) Agile Business Analyst
9 18 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.11%) Business Manager
10 16 (3.11%) C Developer
10 16 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (2.72%) Project Manager
11 14 (2.72%) Senior Business Analyst
12 12 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (2.33%) Data Business Analyst
12 12 (2.33%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.14%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.10%) HTML
2 50 (9.71%) .NET
3 46 (8.93%) XML
4 43 (8.35%) Web Services
5 40 (7.77%) CSS
6 35 (6.80%) Spring
7 29 (5.63%) Java EE
8 18 (3.50%) EJB
8 18 (3.50%) HTML5
9 17 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 17 (3.30%) JSF
10 15 (2.91%) CSS3
10 15 (2.91%) J2EE
10 15 (2.91%) Middleware
10 15 (2.91%) SOAP
11 14 (2.72%) REST
12 13 (2.52%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.52%) jQuery
13 11 (2.14%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.66%) User Experience
4 23 (4.47%) Derivative
5 21 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (3.88%) Wiki
7 14 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.33%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.94%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.94%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.94%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.75%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.75%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.17%) Ergonomics
11 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.17%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.97%) Clustering
12 5 (0.97%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.65%) Unix
2 55 (10.68%) Windows
3 54 (10.49%) Linux
4 18 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.39%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.39%) Solaris
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (18.83%) Business Analysis
4 89 (17.28%) Data Modelling
5 82 (15.92%) Scrum
6 78 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 76 (14.76%) Use Case
8 72 (13.98%) UML
9 65 (12.62%) SDLC
10 63 (12.23%) Project Management
11 53 (10.29%) Migration
11 53 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 51 (9.90%) OO
13 49 (9.51%) Change Management
13 49 (9.51%) Data Analysis
14 44 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
15 40 (7.77%) User Stories
16 39 (7.57%) ITIL
17 38 (7.38%) TDD
18 36 (6.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.45%) SQL
2 91 (17.67%) Java
3 45 (8.74%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.54%) C
5 32 (6.21%) C#
6 26 (5.05%) C++
7 22 (4.27%) Python
8 20 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.50%) Scala
10 17 (3.30%) Ruby
10 17 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.55%) Perl
12 8 (1.55%) VB
13 7 (1.36%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.97%) Ada
14 5 (0.97%) Ada 95
14 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.78%) VBA
16 3 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.35%) Degree
4 35 (6.80%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.33%) ISEB
6 9 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.17%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.17%) PMP
8 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.58%) CCNA
9 3 (0.58%) HND
9 3 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.39%) CCA
10 2 (0.39%) CISA
10 2 (0.39%) CISM
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.39%) MBA
10 2 (0.39%) RHCE
11 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.83%) QA
2 18 (3.50%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.55%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.97%) MiFID
5 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) GxP
5 2 (0.39%) ISO26262
5 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.39%) MISRA
6 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.19%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.55%) VMware ESX
3 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.39%) NFS
6 2 (0.39%) Samba
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) XenApp
6 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
7 1 (0.19%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.58%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Cacti
3 2 (0.39%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) Kibana
3 2 (0.39%) Opsview
4 1 (0.19%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.10%) Oracle
3 32 (6.21%) SAP
4 26 (5.05%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.88%) HP
6 17 (3.30%) VMware
7 14 (2.72%) Cognos
8 11 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.14%) Cisco
9 10 (1.94%) Sybase
10 9 (1.75%) IBM
11 8 (1.55%) Avaya
12 7 (1.36%) Nintex
12 7 (1.36%) Rally
13 6 (1.17%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.17%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.17%) Vertica
14 5 (0.97%) Informatica
14 5 (0.97%) Murex
14 5 (0.97%) NetApp
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