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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Analysis
Rank 413 353 340
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -13
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 248 362 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.77% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 207 158
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 9
Median hourly rate £49.46 £40.00 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.65% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.44 £34.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £52.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £40.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+23.65% +12.28%

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -62 234 £450 +4.34% 52
London -11 92 £475 - 19
South East +1 47 £410 +7.18% 10
East Midlands +11 37 £425 -2.85% 2
Hampshire +17 20 £444 +10.93% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 18 £400 +9.58% 1
North West +4 17 £350 -23.28% 6
Nottingham -1 17 £400 +9.58% 1
Berkshire -2 15 £438 +12.17% 2
City of London +8 14 £475 - 5
South West -7 14 £625 +28.20% 7
West Midlands -25 14 £420 +5.00% 2
Manchester -3 11 £363 -0.48% 4
Leicestershire +6 9 £500 +42.85%
Slough +6 9 £450 +15.38%
Leicester - 9 £500 -
Yorkshire +9 8 £375 -6.25% 3
Coventry -8 8 £420 +5.00%
Wiltshire +7 6 £625 +28.20% 2
Portsmouth -4 6 - -
East of England -20 6 £379 -3.80% 3
West Yorkshire -1 5 £321 -19.75% 3
Northamptonshire -2 5 £390 -21.60%
Scotland -2 5 £450 +33.33% 2
Northampton -3 5 £390 -21.60%
Southampton +11 4 £436 +24.64%
Edinburgh +10 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £413 +11.48% 2
Leeds +6 4 - - 2
Surrey +5 4 £395 -16.84% 2

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 170 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (34.02%) Finance
3 98 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (18.85%) SQL
4 92 (18.85%) Business Analysis
5 89 (18.24%) Data Modelling
6 74 (15.16%) Security Cleared
7 70 (14.34%) Java
8 68 (13.93%) Use Case
9 67 (13.73%) SDLC
10 65 (13.32%) UML
11 62 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (11.89%) Scrum
13 56 (11.48%) Software Engineering
14 55 (11.27%) Project Management
14 55 (11.27%) Banking
15 53 (10.86%) Unix
15 53 (10.86%) .NET
16 52 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 51 (10.45%) Linux
18 50 (10.25%) Microsoft
19 49 (10.04%) Systems Analysis
20 48 (9.84%) Oracle
20 48 (9.84%) Change Management
21 46 (9.43%) Migration
22 45 (9.22%) SC Cleared
23 44 (9.02%) Retail
24 43 (8.81%) HTML
24 43 (8.81%) ITIL
25 42 (8.61%) Business Intelligence

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 15 (3.07%) Confluence
2 12 (2.46%) Apache
2 12 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.25%) CMS
4 7 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (1.02%) Mule
5 5 (1.02%) NetWeaver
6 4 (0.82%) JBoss
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (0.61%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.41%) SAP EP
Applications
1 30 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.69%) MS Office
2 18 (3.69%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.46%) MS Project
5 3 (0.61%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.02%) SAP PP
4 5 (1.02%) SAP PP-PI
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.61%) SAP MII
5 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.41%) Maximo
6 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.02%) SaaS
3 4 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.61%) Office 365
5 2 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.84%) Internet
2 6 (1.23%) Firewall
2 6 (1.23%) HTTP
2 6 (1.23%) LDAP
2 6 (1.23%) PCoIP
2 6 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (1.23%) WAN
3 5 (1.02%) AMQP
3 5 (1.02%) LAN
4 4 (0.82%) Network Security
5 3 (0.61%) Extranet
5 3 (0.61%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) ATM
6 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.41%) Wireless
6 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.20%) MPLS
7 1 (0.20%) PBX
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (4.92%) Big Data
5 21 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.28%) MySQL
7 16 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.84%) Neo4j
9 9 (1.84%) OrientDB
10 8 (1.64%) GIS
10 8 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (1.64%) Pentaho
10 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.43%) Cognos Report Studio
11 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.23%) Data Mart
12 6 (1.23%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 32 (6.56%) JIRA
2 26 (5.33%) Subversion
3 21 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
4 19 (3.89%) Ant
5 18 (3.69%) ClearCase
5 18 (3.69%) NUnit
6 17 (3.48%) CppUnit
6 17 (3.48%) GoogleTest
7 14 (2.87%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (2.05%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.84%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.84%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
11 7 (1.43%) Toad
12 6 (1.23%) Selenium
13 4 (0.82%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.82%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.82%) NetBeans
General
1 166 (34.02%) Finance
2 55 (11.27%) Banking
3 44 (9.02%) Retail
4 22 (4.51%) Marketing
5 14 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.84%) Advertising
6 9 (1.84%) Back Office
6 9 (1.84%) Front Office
7 8 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.23%) Law
8 6 (1.23%) Legal
9 5 (1.02%) Avionics
10 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.61%) Automotive
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 3 (0.61%) Games
11 3 (0.61%) Local Government
11 3 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (45.70%) Analyst
2 171 (35.04%) Business Analyst
3 94 (19.26%) Developer
4 56 (11.48%) Architect
5 29 (5.94%) Consultant
6 23 (4.71%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
7 19 (3.89%) Software Engineer
7 19 (3.89%) Technical Business Analyst
8 17 (3.48%) Business Manager
9 16 (3.28%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 15 (3.07%) Agile Business Analyst
10 15 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (2.87%) C Developer
12 13 (2.66%) Business Consultant
12 13 (2.66%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (2.46%) Data Business Analyst
14 11 (2.25%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.86%) .NET
2 43 (8.81%) HTML
3 41 (8.40%) XML
4 28 (5.74%) CSS
5 26 (5.33%) Spring
6 24 (4.92%) Web Services
7 18 (3.69%) Middleware
8 16 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.28%) J2EE
9 15 (3.07%) SOAP
10 14 (2.87%) AngularJS
11 12 (2.46%) Java EE
11 12 (2.46%) jQuery
12 11 (2.25%) EJB
12 11 (2.25%) REST
13 10 (2.05%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.05%) JMS
13 10 (2.05%) JSF
13 10 (2.05%) JSON
13 10 (2.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.28%) Derivative
4 14 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.87%) User Experience
4 14 (2.87%) Wiki
5 12 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 11 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.84%) Video on Demand
8 9 (1.84%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.23%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.82%) Clustering
10 4 (0.82%) FMCG
10 4 (0.82%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.82%) NHS
10 4 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.86%) Unix
2 51 (10.45%) Linux
3 41 (8.40%) Windows
4 14 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (20.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (18.85%) Business Analysis
4 89 (18.24%) Data Modelling
5 68 (13.93%) Use Case
6 67 (13.73%) SDLC
7 65 (13.32%) UML
8 58 (11.89%) Scrum
9 56 (11.48%) Software Engineering
10 55 (11.27%) Project Management
11 52 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (10.04%) Systems Analysis
13 48 (9.84%) Change Management
14 46 (9.43%) Migration
15 43 (8.81%) ITIL
16 42 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (8.40%) Data Analysis
17 41 (8.40%) Waterfall
18 36 (7.38%) OO
18 36 (7.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.85%) SQL
2 70 (14.34%) Java
3 41 (8.40%) C
4 34 (6.97%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.15%) C#
6 20 (4.10%) C++
7 16 (3.28%) Python
8 15 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.05%) Scala
10 10 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.84%) Ruby
11 9 (1.84%) VB
12 6 (1.23%) Perl
13 5 (1.02%) Ada
13 5 (1.02%) Ada 95
13 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.82%) VBA
15 2 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 74 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.20%) Degree
4 21 (4.30%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.46%) ISEB
6 8 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.82%) CBAP
8 4 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.82%) PMP
9 3 (0.61%) CCA
9 3 (0.61%) CCNA
9 3 (0.61%) HND
9 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.41%) CISA
10 2 (0.41%) CISM
10 2 (0.41%) IIBA
10 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.41%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.33%) QA
2 18 (3.69%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.05%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.23%) MiFID
5 4 (0.82%) ISO26262
5 4 (0.82%) MISRA
6 3 (0.61%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.61%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.61%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.41%) GxP
7 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.41%) SEPA
7 2 (0.41%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.84%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.23%) NFS
2 6 (1.23%) Samba
2 6 (1.23%) VMware Server
2 6 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (1.23%) vSphere
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.41%) XenApp
4 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) Data Guard
1 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) Cacti
3 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.41%) Opsview
3 2 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.20%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.20%) Kibana
4 1 (0.20%) logstash
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (10.25%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.84%) Oracle
3 38 (7.79%) SAP
4 21 (4.30%) HP
5 18 (3.69%) Cognos
6 15 (3.07%) VMware
7 11 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.84%) Cisco
8 9 (1.84%) Informatica
9 8 (1.64%) Avaya
9 8 (1.64%) Rally
10 7 (1.43%) IBM
10 7 (1.43%) Nintex
11 6 (1.23%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.23%) NETGEAR
11 6 (1.23%) Vertica
12 5 (1.02%) CA
12 5 (1.02%) ESRI
12 5 (1.02%) Sybase
13 4 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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