The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 424 432 420
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 154 145 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 73 71
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £31.80 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £38.24 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -

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
39939 38252 32708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.99% 74.83% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25139 23043 19449
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1149 1173
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Requirements Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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 -36 129 £378 -5.68% 51
South East +7 41 £375 +8.30% 15
London -4 35 £423 -14.43% 20
Scotland +14 18 £400 -3.61% 3
Edinburgh +13 18 £400 -3.61% 2
Yorkshire +6 17 £400 - 3
Hampshire -6 16 £400 -3.03% 5
Berkshire +12 11 £375 +20.00% 3
South West -20 11 £313 -15.54% 4
North West -24 10 £365 +43.03% 3
City of London -4 8 £588 -9.61% 4
East Midlands -5 7 £314 -0.26%
West Midlands -8 6 £379 -18.16% 3
Uxbridge - 6 £320 -
Derbyshire +12 5 £314 -
Derby +8 5 £314 -
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £353 -
Manchester -9 5 £388 - 1
East of England +5 4 £353 -35.90% 2
South Wales +5 3 £408 -
Reading 0 3 £450 +44.00% 3
Surrey -1 3 £375 -7.97% 5
Birmingham -3 3 £415 +27.69% 1
Warwickshire -6 3 £320 -48.80%
Wales -13 3 £408 -
West Sussex -17 3 £550 +66.66%
North Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 2
Weymouth - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £355 -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 135 (39.82%) Finance
2 94 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (26.55%) Validation
4 80 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (19.17%) Business Analysis
6 58 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (16.22%) UML
8 52 (15.34%) Project Management
9 49 (14.45%) Banking
10 47 (13.86%) Security Cleared
11 43 (12.68%) MS Visio
12 42 (12.39%) Change Management
12 42 (12.39%) Degree
13 40 (11.80%) Use Case
14 33 (9.73%) Software Engineering
15 31 (9.14%) Requirements Analysis
16 30 (8.85%) Telecoms
16 30 (8.85%) Management Information System
16 30 (8.85%) SQL
17 29 (8.55%) SAP
17 29 (8.55%) Rational DOORS
18 26 (7.67%) ERP
18 26 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (7.67%) MS Excel
19 25 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (7.37%) Scrum
20 24 (7.08%) C
20 24 (7.08%) SAP ERP
21 23 (6.78%) Data Modelling
21 23 (6.78%) IBM

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Requirements Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (2.06%) WebSphere Process Server
3 5 (1.47%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) IIS
5 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.88%) Lync
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (12.68%) MS Visio
2 26 (7.67%) MS Excel
3 22 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.65%) MS Project
5 8 (2.36%) MS Office
6 5 (1.47%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.18%) Simulink
7 4 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.59%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.59%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (7.08%) SAP ERP
2 17 (5.01%) SAP FI
2 17 (5.01%) SAP PSCD
3 16 (4.72%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.59%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.29%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.29%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) IaaS
1 1 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.06%) HTTP
2 7 (2.06%) DNS
2 7 (2.06%) SSL
3 4 (1.18%) DHCP
3 4 (1.18%) VPN
4 3 (0.88%) Intranet
4 3 (0.88%) Firewall
4 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.59%) SAN
5 2 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.29%) NAS
6 1 (0.29%) Extranet
6 1 (0.29%) DMZ
6 1 (0.29%) FTP
6 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.77%) OLTP
4 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.88%) Big Data
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.88%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.29%) DTS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.29%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.29%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (8.55%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (5.31%) JIRA
3 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.18%) RequisitePro
4 4 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (0.88%) NeoLoad
5 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.88%) JMeter
5 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.59%) Subversion
6 2 (0.59%) Maven
6 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.29%) Ant
7 1 (0.29%) JUnit
7 1 (0.29%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.29%) Mockito
7 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (39.82%) Finance
2 49 (14.45%) Banking
3 30 (8.85%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.49%) Retail
5 15 (4.42%) Legal
6 12 (3.54%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.65%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.06%) Automotive
8 7 (2.06%) Front Office
8 7 (2.06%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.77%) Military
10 5 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.47%) Marketing
11 4 (1.18%) Law
11 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.18%) Electronics
12 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.59%) Billing
13 2 (0.59%) Avionics
14 1 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 188 (55.46%) Analyst
2 163 (48.08%) Business Analyst
3 30 (8.85%) Systems Engineer
4 21 (6.19%) Lead Business Analyst
5 19 (5.60%) Architect
5 19 (5.60%) Consultant
6 17 (5.01%) Software Engineer
7 15 (4.42%) SAP Consultant
8 14 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 14 (4.13%) Senior Business Analyst
9 12 (3.54%) Developer
9 12 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (3.24%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (2.95%) Banking Business Analyst
12 9 (2.65%) Design Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Financial Business Analyst
13 8 (2.36%) Requirements Analyst
14 7 (2.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 7 (2.06%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.31%) XML
2 15 (4.42%) SOAP
3 8 (2.36%) .NET
4 7 (2.06%) Web Services
4 7 (2.06%) JMS
4 7 (2.06%) WSDL
4 7 (2.06%) Middleware
4 7 (2.06%) SAP XI
4 7 (2.06%) REST
5 5 (1.47%) CSS
5 5 (1.47%) HTML
6 4 (1.18%) WCF
7 3 (0.88%) WPF
7 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.88%) WinForms
8 1 (0.29%) Spring
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) JSON
8 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.13%) User Experience
5 13 (3.83%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.36%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.77%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.77%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.47%) PMI
8 5 (1.47%) Derivative
9 4 (1.18%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.88%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.88%) Informatics
11 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.59%) Pharmacovigilance
11 2 (0.59%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.54%) Windows
2 7 (2.06%) Linux
3 5 (1.47%) UNIX
4 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.88%) AIX
5 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) VMS
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (27.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 90 (26.55%) Validation
3 80 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (19.17%) Business Analysis
5 55 (16.22%) UML
6 52 (15.34%) Project Management
7 42 (12.39%) Change Management
8 40 (11.80%) Use Case
9 33 (9.73%) Software Engineering
10 31 (9.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 26 (7.67%) ERP
12 25 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (7.37%) Scrum
13 23 (6.78%) Data Modelling
14 22 (6.49%) Migration
15 21 (6.19%) GAP Analysis
15 21 (6.19%) Test Management
16 20 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (5.90%) Systems Analysis
17 19 (5.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.85%) SQL
2 24 (7.08%) C
3 14 (4.13%) Java
4 8 (2.36%) C#
4 8 (2.36%) VBA
4 8 (2.36%) Embedded C
5 5 (1.47%) Ada
6 4 (1.18%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.88%) Python
8 2 (0.59%) VB
8 2 (0.59%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) PHP
9 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.39%) Degree
3 19 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.60%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.95%) CCA
5 9 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.18%) HNC
7 4 (1.18%) ISEB
8 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.88%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.88%) VCP4
8 3 (0.88%) CBAP
9 2 (0.59%) CCNA
10 1 (0.29%) CCIE
10 1 (0.29%) CCNP
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PMP
10 1 (0.29%) IIBA
10 1 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.59%) Basel III
3 2 (0.59%) GxP
4 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) MiFID
4 1 (0.29%) DO-160
System Software
1 13 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.24%) Firmware
3 4 (1.18%) vSphere
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.59%) vCloud
5 2 (0.59%) GPFS
5 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) SCCM
1 1 (0.29%) SCOM
1 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
1 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
1 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 29 (8.55%) SAP
2 23 (6.78%) IBM
3 18 (5.31%) Oracle
4 16 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.83%) HP
5 13 (3.83%) VMware
6 7 (2.06%) webMethods
6 7 (2.06%) Software AG
7 6 (1.77%) Informatica
7 6 (1.77%) Cisco
8 5 (1.47%) NetApp
8 5 (1.47%) Intel
9 3 (0.88%) Juniper
9 3 (0.88%) BMC
9 3 (0.88%) CA
10 2 (0.59%) Citrix
10 2 (0.59%) EMC
10 2 (0.59%) Sun
10 2 (0.59%) Sybase
10 2 (0.59%) Siemens
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Bristol
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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