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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
UK
Rank 340 326 343
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 270 349 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.81% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 228 192
Median daily rate £434 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 11
Median hourly rate £41.64 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £33.50 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +7.50%

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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -36 231 £448 +11.87% 71
London +20 103 £475 - 26
South East +19 67 £413 +10.73% 12
Surrey +34 30 £400 -7.51% 5
City of London +1 24 £525 +5.00% 10
South West -24 18 £525 +50.00% 9
Wales - 16 £408 -
South Wales - 16 £408 -
Scotland +21 13 £400 +2.56%
Gloucestershire +3 11 £525 +44.82% 1
East Midlands -7 11 £381 -2.24% 3
Kent - 11 £203 -
Berkshire +12 10 £450 -10.00% 2
North West -6 10 £400 - 7
Redhill - 10 £488 -
Northern Ireland -6 9 £325 -
County Antrim -8 9 £325 -
Belfast -8 9 £325 -
Cardiff - 9 £300 -
Hampshire -15 7 £500 +81.81% 3
Edinburgh +16 6 £375 -5.06%
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £388 +8.39% 1
Nottingham +4 6 £388 +8.39% 1
Yorkshire +2 6 £494 +41.88% 7
East of England 0 6 £505 +28.25% 4
Glasgow +1 5 £450 +57.89%
Reading +20 4 £500 +25.00% 1
Lancashire +5 4 £400 - 1
North East -13 4 £340 +13.33% 2
West Sussex - 4 £435 - 1

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 166 (34.80%) Finance
1 166 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (18.87%) SDLC
3 87 (18.24%) SQL
3 87 (18.24%) Business Analysis
4 70 (14.68%) Oracle
5 69 (14.47%) Data Modelling
6 64 (13.42%) UML
6 64 (13.42%) Security Cleared
7 61 (12.79%) Waterfall
8 59 (12.37%) Java
8 59 (12.37%) Microsoft
9 58 (12.16%) Unix
9 58 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (11.95%) Scrum
11 56 (11.74%) Use Case
12 54 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (11.11%) HTML
14 51 (10.69%) Linux
14 51 (10.69%) Banking
15 48 (10.06%) Software Engineering
15 48 (10.06%) JavaScript
16 46 (9.64%) Degree
17 45 (9.43%) Migration
18 43 (9.01%) Change Management
18 43 (9.01%) Project Management
18 43 (9.01%) SQL Server
19 40 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
20 38 (7.97%) C

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 19 (3.98%) Apache
2 11 (2.31%) Confluence
3 10 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.10%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.10%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.89%) nginx
5 7 (1.47%) JBoss
6 6 (1.26%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.26%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.26%) Drupal
7 5 (1.05%) CMS
7 5 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.84%) SAS
9 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.63%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.42%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.82%) MS Office
3 17 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) SAP PP
1 11 (2.31%) SAP PP-PI
2 8 (1.68%) SAP MII
3 5 (1.05%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.84%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.42%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.42%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.42%) Sonata
7 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.52%) Internet
2 7 (1.47%) LDAP
3 6 (1.26%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (1.05%) Network Security
4 5 (1.05%) PCoIP
4 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.84%) Firewall
5 4 (0.84%) WAN
6 3 (0.63%) HTTP
6 3 (0.63%) SAN
6 3 (0.63%) Wireless
7 2 (0.42%) DNS
7 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 2 (0.42%) LAN
7 2 (0.42%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.21%) 4G
8 1 (0.21%) Extranet
8 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (6.92%) Oracle Database
4 30 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.19%) Big Data
5 20 (4.19%) SQLPlus
6 18 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.10%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.10%) MySQL
9 10 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.47%) OrientDB
13 6 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (5.24%) JIRA
2 22 (4.61%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (3.35%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.52%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.52%) Rational Rhapsody
6 11 (2.31%) Subversion
7 9 (1.89%) JUnit
8 8 (1.68%) ProC
9 7 (1.47%) Ant
9 7 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.47%) NUnit
10 6 (1.26%) ClearCase
10 6 (1.26%) CppUnit
10 6 (1.26%) GoogleTest
10 6 (1.26%) Rational Software Modeler
11 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.05%) Selenium
12 4 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 166 (34.80%) Finance
2 51 (10.69%) Banking
3 26 (5.45%) Retail
4 24 (5.03%) Front Office
5 23 (4.82%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.56%) Marketing
7 16 (3.35%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.73%) Back Office
9 12 (2.52%) Investment Banking
10 11 (2.31%) Military
11 9 (1.89%) Legal
12 6 (1.26%) Advertising
12 6 (1.26%) Law
13 5 (1.05%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.84%) Electronics
14 4 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.42%) Automotive
16 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (42.14%) Analyst
2 170 (35.64%) Business Analyst
3 104 (21.80%) Developer
4 58 (12.16%) Architect
5 26 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 25 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (5.03%) Consultant
7 24 (5.03%) SQL Developer
8 23 (4.82%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.61%) Oracle Developer
10 21 (4.40%) Senior Business Analyst
11 18 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (3.14%) MiFID Business Analyst
13 14 (2.94%) Digital Analyst
13 14 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
13 14 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
14 13 (2.73%) Business Systems Analyst
14 13 (2.73%) Data Analyst
14 13 (2.73%) Digital Business Analyst
14 13 (2.73%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.11%) HTML
2 37 (7.76%) .NET
3 34 (7.13%) XML
4 32 (6.71%) jQuery
5 28 (5.87%) CSS
6 27 (5.66%) Web Services
7 21 (4.40%) HTML5
8 14 (2.94%) Middleware
8 14 (2.94%) REST
9 13 (2.73%) AngularJS
9 13 (2.73%) J2EE
10 12 (2.52%) Hibernate
10 12 (2.52%) Spring
10 12 (2.52%) XSLT
11 11 (2.31%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.31%) Entity Framework
12 10 (2.10%) EJB
12 10 (2.10%) JSF
12 10 (2.10%) XSD
13 9 (1.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.71%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.61%) User Experience
4 19 (3.98%) Derivative
5 12 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.10%) Wiki
7 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.68%) Cyber Defence
7 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.47%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.05%) Equities
10 5 (1.05%) Fintech
10 5 (1.05%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.84%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.16%) Unix
2 51 (10.69%) Linux
3 25 (5.24%) Windows
4 15 (3.14%) AIX
5 8 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.42%) Android
7 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (34.80%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (18.87%) SDLC
3 87 (18.24%) Business Analysis
4 69 (14.47%) Data Modelling
5 64 (13.42%) UML
6 61 (12.79%) Waterfall
7 58 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 57 (11.95%) Scrum
9 56 (11.74%) Use Case
10 53 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (10.06%) Software Engineering
12 45 (9.43%) Migration
13 43 (9.01%) Change Management
13 43 (9.01%) Project Management
14 36 (7.55%) Data Analysis
15 33 (6.92%) Workflow
16 32 (6.71%) Business Process Analysis
16 32 (6.71%) GAP Analysis
17 31 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (6.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.24%) SQL
2 59 (12.37%) Java
3 48 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 38 (7.97%) C
5 32 (6.71%) C#
6 28 (5.87%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.24%) C++
7 25 (5.24%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.82%) Python
9 15 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.10%) Perl
10 10 (2.10%) PHP
11 9 (1.89%) Scala
12 5 (1.05%) Ada
12 5 (1.05%) Ada 83
12 5 (1.05%) Ada 95
12 5 (1.05%) VBA
13 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.84%) Ruby
14 3 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (13.42%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.64%) Degree
3 34 (7.13%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.19%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.73%) ISEB
6 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.05%) MCTS
7 5 (1.05%) PMP
8 4 (0.84%) CBAP
9 2 (0.42%) ACCA
9 2 (0.42%) APMP
9 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.42%) CIMA
9 2 (0.42%) IIBA
9 2 (0.42%) MCSD
10 1 (0.21%) CCA
10 1 (0.21%) CISSP
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.19%) MiFID
2 14 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.73%) QA
4 9 (1.89%) DO-178B
5 8 (1.68%) ISO26262
5 8 (1.68%) MISRA
6 7 (1.47%) Def Stans
6 7 (1.47%) IEC 61508
6 7 (1.47%) MISRA C
7 4 (0.84%) COBIT
7 4 (0.84%) IFRS
7 4 (0.84%) SEPA
8 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.42%) EMIR
8 2 (0.42%) GDPR
8 2 (0.42%) HL7
8 2 (0.42%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.42%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.42%) TARGET2
System Software
1 12 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.89%) Docker
4 6 (1.26%) NFS
4 6 (1.26%) Samba
4 6 (1.26%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.26%) VMware Server
4 6 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (1.26%) vSphere
5 4 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.42%) HDFS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Kibana
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) FlexNet
3 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 70 (14.68%) Oracle
2 59 (12.37%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.08%) SAP
4 18 (3.77%) HP
5 16 (3.35%) VMware
6 8 (1.68%) CA Agile Central
6 8 (1.68%) Charles River
6 8 (1.68%) hybris
6 8 (1.68%) Informatica
7 7 (1.47%) CA
7 7 (1.47%) IBM
7 7 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.26%) Cisco
8 6 (1.26%) Cognos
8 6 (1.26%) NETGEAR
8 6 (1.26%) Sybase
9 5 (1.05%) Google
9 5 (1.05%) Pega
9 5 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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