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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 422 329 359
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +30
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 228 356 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 198 172
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +62.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.60 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £55.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +62.52%

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -74 205 £429 +4.89% 78
London -40 72 £480 +12.94% 25
South East +24 57 £344 -8.33% 18
Hampshire +9 27 £295 -30.58% 7
Berkshire +10 20 £450 - 5
Scotland -16 19 £370 +8.18% 7
East Midlands -3 18 £385 -7.22% 1
West Yorkshire +7 13 £470 +8.67% 4
Yorkshire -10 13 £470 +13.93% 6
North West -25 13 £405 +1.25% 11
Nottinghamshire +7 12 £385 +2.66%
Nottingham +6 12 £385 +2.66%
Leeds -3 12 £500 +1.01% 3
West Midlands -16 12 £473 +18.12% 3
Slough +13 10 £450 - 2
Edinburgh -13 9 £370 +10.94% 4
South West -23 9 £500 +5.82% 9
City of London +37 8 £463 +12.12% 3
Aberdeen - 8 - - 1
East of England +4 7 £360 -10.00% 5
Gloucestershire +3 7 £525 +69.35% 3
Hook - 7 £290 -
Cheshire -9 6 £405 +1.25% 1
East Sussex +13 5 £255 -31.08% 1
Manchester -12 5 £416 +18.92% 7
Coventry -6 4 £473 +42.64% 1
Warrington - 4 £405 - 1
Hastings - 4 £255 -
Cambridgeshire +21 3 £406 +16.07% 2
Bedfordshire +2 3 £305 -41.90% 1

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 169 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (27.93%) Finance
3 104 (18.74%) Security Cleared
4 103 (18.56%) UML
5 99 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (17.30%) Software Engineering
7 95 (17.12%) Use Case
8 94 (16.94%) Business Analysis
9 93 (16.76%) SQL
9 93 (16.76%) Data Modelling
10 86 (15.50%) Java
11 84 (15.14%) Project Management
11 84 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
12 76 (13.69%) Scrum
13 74 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 69 (12.43%) Banking
15 68 (12.25%) SDLC
16 67 (12.07%) OO
17 66 (11.89%) Windows
18 63 (11.35%) Unix
19 60 (10.81%) Web Services
19 60 (10.81%) HTML
19 60 (10.81%) SC Cleared
20 59 (10.63%) XML
21 56 (10.09%) Linux
21 56 (10.09%) C
21 56 (10.09%) Degree
22 55 (9.91%) Migration
23 53 (9.55%) .NET
23 53 (9.55%) CSS

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 (5.23%) CMS
2 26 (4.68%) Confluence
3 15 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.34%) SAS
5 12 (2.16%) Apache
6 11 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.90%) JBoss
10 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.72%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (0.54%) IIS
11 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.36%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 40 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.96%) MS Office
2 22 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 13 (2.34%) MS Project
4 12 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.72%) Simulink
6 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.36%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.72%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.36%) Lorenzo
5 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.36%) Maximo
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.26%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.52%) Internet
2 7 (1.26%) Firewall
3 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.90%) AMQP
4 5 (0.90%) HTTP
5 4 (0.72%) LAN
5 4 (0.72%) WAN
6 3 (0.54%) Network Security
6 3 (0.54%) SAN
7 2 (0.36%) ATM
7 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.36%) LDAP
7 2 (0.36%) PCoIP
7 2 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.18%) DNS
8 1 (0.18%) Extranet
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 19 (3.42%) Big Data
6 17 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.70%) MySQL
7 15 (2.70%) OrientDB
7 15 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.52%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.34%) Neo4j
10 12 (2.16%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.44%) GIS
13 8 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.26%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.26%) QlikView
15 6 (1.08%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 45 (8.11%) Subversion
2 36 (6.49%) JIRA
3 32 (5.77%) ClearCase
4 30 (5.41%) Ant
4 30 (5.41%) NUnit
5 28 (5.05%) CppUnit
5 28 (5.05%) GoogleTest
6 22 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 20 (3.60%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.24%) Rational DOORS
9 17 (3.06%) Bitbucket
10 12 (2.16%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.98%) Selenium
12 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
13 7 (1.26%) Rational Rhapsody
14 6 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
14 6 (1.08%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.72%) VisualAge
15 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 155 (27.93%) Finance
2 69 (12.43%) Banking
3 44 (7.93%) Retail
4 23 (4.14%) Marketing
5 19 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 17 (3.06%) Retail Banking
8 16 (2.88%) Advertising
8 16 (2.88%) Aerospace
8 16 (2.88%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.70%) Front Office
9 15 (2.70%) Local Government
10 9 (1.62%) Legal
11 7 (1.26%) Back Office
12 5 (0.90%) Avionics
12 5 (0.90%) Law
13 4 (0.72%) Electronics
14 3 (0.54%) Automotive
14 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 233 (41.98%) Analyst
2 187 (33.69%) Business Analyst
3 113 (20.36%) Developer
4 70 (12.61%) Architect
5 36 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 22 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (3.60%) Java Developer
7 20 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (3.42%) C Developer
9 18 (3.24%) Consultant
9 18 (3.24%) Project Manager
9 18 (3.24%) Senior Business Analyst
10 16 (2.88%) C++ Developer
11 15 (2.70%) Data Analyst
11 15 (2.70%) Software Developer
12 14 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
12 14 (2.52%) IT Analyst
12 14 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
13 13 (2.34%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.81%) HTML
1 60 (10.81%) Web Services
2 59 (10.63%) XML
3 53 (9.55%) .NET
3 53 (9.55%) CSS
4 33 (5.95%) HTML5
5 29 (5.23%) Spring
6 26 (4.68%) CSS3
6 26 (4.68%) Java EE
7 20 (3.60%) jQuery
8 18 (3.24%) JSF
9 17 (3.06%) .NET Framework
10 15 (2.70%) EJB
11 14 (2.52%) AngularJS
12 13 (2.34%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.16%) Apache Camel
14 11 (1.98%) REST
14 11 (1.98%) XSD
15 10 (1.80%) Apache CXF
16 7 (1.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 40 (7.21%) Derivative
4 32 (5.77%) User Experience
5 18 (3.24%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (3.06%) Wiki
7 15 (2.70%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.34%) NHS
9 12 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.16%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.98%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.80%) Data Integration
12 9 (1.62%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.62%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.62%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.44%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.26%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.89%) Windows
2 63 (11.35%) Unix
3 56 (10.09%) Linux
4 27 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 12 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.36%) Android
8 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (18.56%) UML
3 99 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (17.30%) Software Engineering
5 95 (17.12%) Use Case
6 94 (16.94%) Business Analysis
7 93 (16.76%) Data Modelling
8 84 (15.14%) Project Management
9 76 (13.69%) Scrum
10 68 (12.25%) SDLC
11 67 (12.07%) OO
12 55 (9.91%) Migration
13 51 (9.19%) Data Analysis
14 49 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (8.47%) Configuration Management
16 46 (8.29%) OOD
17 44 (7.93%) Workflow
18 41 (7.39%) Integration Testing
18 41 (7.39%) Systems Analysis
19 40 (7.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (16.76%) SQL
2 86 (15.50%) Java
3 56 (10.09%) C
4 50 (9.01%) C++
5 46 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 38 (6.85%) Python
7 36 (6.49%) C#
8 27 (4.86%) PL/SQL
9 18 (3.24%) Scala
10 17 (3.06%) Ruby
11 13 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.98%) Perl
13 10 (1.80%) VB
14 9 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.08%) Tcl
17 5 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.90%) VC++
18 4 (0.72%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 104 (18.74%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 56 (10.09%) Degree
4 39 (7.03%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.34%) ISEB
6 9 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.08%) PMP
8 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.54%) CBAP
9 3 (0.54%) CCNA
9 3 (0.54%) HND
9 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.36%) IIBA
10 2 (0.36%) MBA
10 2 (0.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.86%) QA
2 17 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.08%) DO-178B
3 6 (1.08%) SLA
3 6 (1.08%) Solvency II
3 6 (1.08%) WCAG
4 5 (0.90%) HL7
5 4 (0.72%) DICOM
5 4 (0.72%) MiFID
6 3 (0.54%) Basel II
6 3 (0.54%) Basel III
7 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.36%) GxP
7 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 19 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.24%) VMware ESX
3 15 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.54%) Firmware
7 2 (0.36%) NFS
7 2 (0.36%) Samba
7 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.18%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (0.72%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.72%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.36%) Cacti
3 2 (0.36%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.36%) Kibana
3 2 (0.36%) Opsview
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.83%) Oracle
3 33 (5.95%) Red Hat
4 27 (4.86%) VMware
5 21 (3.78%) SAP
6 19 (3.42%) HP
7 12 (2.16%) IBM
8 11 (1.98%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.80%) Cisco
9 10 (1.80%) Luciad
9 10 (1.80%) Pega
10 9 (1.62%) Cognos
10 9 (1.62%) EPiServer
11 8 (1.44%) Sybase
12 7 (1.26%) Nintex
13 6 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.08%) Murex
13 6 (1.08%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.90%) Calypso
14 5 (0.90%) MuleSoft
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £0.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Xcede
Rate: £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
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