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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Analysis
Rank 314 336 323
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 330 289 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 171 130
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£425 £413 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.93 £22.30 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.38 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £35.38
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -10.95%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 0 291 £425 +3.03% 89
London +33 140 £475 +8.32% 38
South West +5 35 £475 +15.50% 11
South East -31 32 £350 -6.66% 12
Scotland +24 22 £334 -4.64% 1
City of London +5 21 £500 +11.11% 10
East of England +19 20 £400 -9.09% 13
East Midlands +10 17 £436 +5.12% 5
North West -19 17 £375 -3.84% 6
West Midlands +1 16 £500 +53.84% 1
Wiltshire +15 15 £500 +10.98% 3
Swindon +14 15 £500 +10.98% 2
Somerset +18 14 £325 - 3
Hertfordshire +12 12 £300 -33.33% 7
Berkshire +2 12 £325 -5.66% 4
Hampshire -16 10 £400 +10.70% 2
Canary Wharf - 10 £425 -
Feltham - 9 £474 - 2
Glasgow - 9 £260 -
Yorkshire -26 7 £359 +12.03% 4
Shropshire - 7 £500 -
Lancashire +9 6 £450 -10.00%
Derbyshire +6 6 £436 +7.05% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 6 £375 +20.96%
Nottingham -3 6 £375 +20.96%
Manchester -12 6 £244 -22.31% 4
Edinburgh - 6 £413 -
Stirling - 6 - -
North East - 6 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £300 -

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 209 (32.97%) Finance
2 161 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (18.77%) SQL
4 115 (18.14%) Banking
5 113 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
7 107 (16.88%) Business Analysis
8 102 (16.09%) Project Management
9 99 (15.62%) Oracle
10 97 (15.30%) Data Modelling
11 95 (14.98%) Microsoft
12 92 (14.51%) Security Cleared
13 91 (14.35%) Java
14 80 (12.62%) UML
15 75 (11.83%) SC Cleared
16 74 (11.67%) Software Engineering
17 71 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
18 66 (10.41%) MS Excel
19 65 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
20 63 (9.94%) Linux
20 63 (9.94%) XML
21 61 (9.62%) UNIX
21 61 (9.62%) C++
22 60 (9.46%) MS Visio
23 58 (9.15%) GAP Analysis
23 58 (9.15%) QA
24 56 (8.83%) SQL Server
25 53 (8.36%) ETL
26 50 (7.89%) Change Management
27 47 (7.41%) Migration

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.89%) CMS
3 6 (0.95%) SAS
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.79%) AquaLogic
4 5 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.79%) JBoss
4 5 (0.79%) Lync
5 4 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.63%) Apache
5 4 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.47%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.47%) Jetty
7 2 (0.32%) Liferay
7 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 66 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.46%) MS Visio
3 42 (6.62%) MS Office
4 13 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.79%) SPSS
5 5 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.63%) MS Project
7 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
1 13 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.79%) VisionPLUS
3 5 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.47%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.16%) HFM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) SaaS
1 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.47%) Silverpop
3 2 (0.32%) Force.com
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.47%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (2.84%) 3G
3 16 (2.52%) 2G
4 15 (2.37%) LTE
5 11 (1.74%) Telnet
6 10 (1.58%) 4G
7 9 (1.42%) SNMP
7 9 (1.42%) Multicast
8 8 (1.26%) 3GPP
8 8 (1.26%) Firewall
9 7 (1.10%) VoIP
9 7 (1.10%) Network Security
10 6 (0.95%) RTP
10 6 (0.95%) IPv6
10 6 (0.95%) DNS
10 6 (0.95%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.79%) VPN
11 5 (0.79%) LDAP
11 5 (0.79%) ATM
11 5 (0.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (8.83%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 22 (3.47%) MySQL
7 20 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.68%) Star Schema
9 17 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.52%) QlikView
11 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (2.05%) PowerCenter
13 11 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (1.58%) Snowflake Schema
15 7 (1.10%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.95%) MS Access
16 6 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (4.57%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (2.52%) JIRA
3 11 (1.74%) ClearCase
4 10 (1.58%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (1.42%) Subversion
6 8 (1.26%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.26%) ClearQuest
6 8 (1.26%) Ant
6 8 (1.26%) JUnit
7 5 (0.79%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.79%) Selenium
8 4 (0.63%) GCC
8 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.63%) NUnit
9 3 (0.47%) JMeter
9 3 (0.47%) Appium
9 3 (0.47%) GoogleTest
9 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.47%) GDB
9 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 209 (32.97%) Finance
2 115 (18.14%) Banking
3 41 (6.47%) Retail
4 33 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.73%) Back Office
6 29 (4.57%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.84%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.21%) Front Office
10 13 (2.05%) Advertising
11 10 (1.58%) Publishing
11 10 (1.58%) Automotive
11 10 (1.58%) Legal
12 9 (1.42%) Marketing
13 6 (0.95%) German Language
13 6 (0.95%) Avionics
13 6 (0.95%) Electronics
14 5 (0.79%) Billing
15 4 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 306 (48.26%) Analyst
2 259 (40.85%) Business Analyst
3 150 (23.66%) Developer
4 53 (8.36%) Senior Analyst
5 46 (7.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 45 (7.10%) Software Engineer
7 35 (5.52%) Architect
8 30 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 24 (3.79%) Project Manager
10 22 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
11 18 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (2.68%) ETL Developer
12 17 (2.68%) Informatica Developer
12 17 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (2.68%) Agile Business Analyst
13 16 (2.52%) Software Developer
14 15 (2.37%) Senior Developer
15 11 (1.74%) Data Analyst
15 11 (1.74%) Technical Business Analyst
16 10 (1.58%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.94%) XML
2 39 (6.15%) .NET
3 34 (5.36%) Web Services
4 26 (4.10%) HTML
5 24 (3.79%) CSS
6 21 (3.31%) ASP.NET
7 18 (2.84%) Hibernate
8 17 (2.68%) Middleware
9 14 (2.21%) jQuery
9 14 (2.21%) Spring
10 12 (1.89%) RESTful
10 12 (1.89%) J2EE
11 10 (1.58%) HTML5
12 9 (1.42%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.42%) JSP
13 8 (1.26%) JAX-RS
13 8 (1.26%) GWT
13 8 (1.26%) CSS3
14 7 (1.10%) JSF
14 7 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 109 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.42%) Derivative
4 22 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (3.00%) Visualisation
5 19 (3.00%) User Experience
6 11 (1.74%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.58%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.26%) Open Source
8 8 (1.26%) NHS
9 7 (1.10%) Equities
9 7 (1.10%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.95%) Clustering
11 5 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (0.79%) GIS
11 5 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.94%) Linux
2 61 (9.62%) UNIX
3 40 (6.31%) Windows
4 10 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.58%) Windows XP
5 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.63%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.47%) Android
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 107 (16.88%) Business Analysis
4 102 (16.09%) Project Management
5 97 (15.30%) Data Modelling
6 80 (12.62%) UML
7 74 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 71 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 58 (9.15%) GAP Analysis
10 53 (8.36%) ETL
11 50 (7.89%) Change Management
12 47 (7.41%) Migration
13 46 (7.26%) Scrum
14 43 (6.78%) Validation
14 43 (6.78%) Unit Testing
15 42 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (6.15%) OO
17 38 (5.99%) Configuration Management
17 38 (5.99%) Use Case
18 37 (5.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 119 (18.77%) SQL
2 91 (14.35%) Java
3 61 (9.62%) C++
4 40 (6.31%) C#
5 35 (5.52%) C
5 35 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 28 (4.42%) Perl
7 19 (3.00%) Python
8 17 (2.68%) Ada
9 12 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.10%) VB
12 6 (0.95%) Ruby
13 5 (0.79%) VBA
13 5 (0.79%) PHP
13 5 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (0.63%) Lua
14 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (14.51%) Security Cleared
2 75 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.05%) Degree
4 21 (3.31%) ISEB
5 10 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.95%) ACCA
6 6 (0.95%) CIMA
6 6 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.95%) MOS
7 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.63%) CCSP
8 4 (0.63%) CCSE
8 4 (0.63%) CCSA
9 3 (0.47%) IIBA
9 3 (0.47%) CBAP
10 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.15%) QA
2 19 (3.00%) Solvency II
2 19 (3.00%) Basel III
3 18 (2.84%) Basel II
4 10 (1.58%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.42%) EMIR
6 7 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.10%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.95%) HL7
7 6 (0.95%) FATCA
7 6 (0.95%) COREP
7 6 (0.95%) FINREP
7 6 (0.95%) SLA
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.47%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.47%) DICOM
8 3 (0.47%) MiFID
9 1 (0.16%) GAAP
9 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.58%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.47%) HDFS
4 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.32%) SCOM
2 2 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (0.32%) Iperf
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 99 (15.62%) Oracle
2 95 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.89%) Tableau
4 25 (3.94%) SAP
5 21 (3.31%) IBM
6 20 (3.15%) Informatica
7 17 (2.68%) Greenplum
8 16 (2.52%) HP
9 15 (2.37%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.21%) VMware
11 13 (2.05%) Sybase
12 12 (1.89%) Cisco
13 11 (1.74%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.42%) Google
14 9 (1.42%) Nortel
15 8 (1.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 8 (1.26%) Ericsson
15 8 (1.26%) Huawei
15 8 (1.26%) Kofax
16 7 (1.10%) Pega
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + 6 month rolling
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Templecombe, Somerset
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: Up to £55 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £850 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 6 days ago