The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 470 422 428
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +6
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 183 206 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 131 96
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 33
Median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £28.40 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.99 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%

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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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 -35 150 £403 -4.16% 30
South East -21 40 £425 - 7
London -24 33 £425 - 11
South West +11 31 £350 -12.50% 2
Scotland -3 20 £395 +12.85% 2
Hampshire -3 17 £425 -4.22%
Berkshire -3 13 £450 +33.33% 1
East of England +14 12 £350 +12.00%
Bristol 0 12 £350 -22.22% 1
Gloucestershire 0 11 £320 - 1
North West -18 11 £400 +5.26% 6
West Midlands -4 10 £500 - 1
Wales +9 6 £388 +27.04% 3
Hertfordshire +8 6 £350 -12.50%
Yorkshire +4 6 £326 -27.26% 2
Winchester -2 6 £438 +19.04%
Manchester -6 6 £400 +5.26% 5
West Lothian - 6 £383 - 1
Stevenage - 6 £350 -
Livingston - 6 £383 -
South Wales +1 5 £400 +31.14% 3
West Yorkshire -4 5 £326 -1.51% 1
Reading -3 4 - -
Edinburgh -17 4 £448 +27.85% 1
West Sussex -29 4 £406 -3.56% 1
Dorset - 4 - -
Crawley - 4 £406 -
Newport +19 3 - -
East Midlands +16 3 £394 +36.36% 1
Oxfordshire +8 3 £450 +69.81%

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 98 (26.06%) Finance
2 88 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (23.14%) Business Analysis
4 86 (22.87%) Security Cleared
5 77 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (18.35%) Rational DOORS
7 66 (17.55%) C
8 63 (16.76%) SC Cleared
9 55 (14.63%) Change Management
10 54 (14.36%) Configuration Management
11 50 (13.30%) Windows
12 48 (12.77%) Project Management
13 45 (11.97%) Validation
14 43 (11.44%) Banking
15 42 (11.17%) Degree
15 42 (11.17%) SQL
15 42 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (10.90%) QA
17 39 (10.37%) C++
18 38 (10.11%) UML
19 36 (9.57%) PRINCE2
20 34 (9.04%) SNMP
21 33 (8.78%) Management Information System
22 32 (8.51%) Waterfall
23 31 (8.24%) SDLC
23 31 (8.24%) Change Control
24 29 (7.71%) Microsoft
25 28 (7.45%) JIRA
25 28 (7.45%) StarTeam
26 27 (7.18%) Risk Management

Requirements Management
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 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.13%) CMS
3 4 (1.06%) Confluence
4 3 (0.80%) Apache
4 3 (0.80%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Documentum
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (6.91%) MS Office
2 24 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 20 (5.32%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) MS Project
5 4 (1.06%) FrameMaker
5 4 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (2.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.33%) Primavera
2 5 (1.33%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.80%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.04%) SNMP
2 22 (5.85%) TCP/IP
3 19 (5.05%) VoIP
4 17 (4.52%) FTP
5 12 (3.19%) ZigBee
6 9 (2.39%) Network Security
6 9 (2.39%) VLAN
7 7 (1.86%) WAN
8 6 (1.60%) 4G
9 5 (1.33%) LAN
9 5 (1.33%) Wireless
10 4 (1.06%) Firewall
11 3 (0.80%) Internet
11 3 (0.80%) MVNO
12 2 (0.53%) HTTP
12 2 (0.53%) Intranet
12 2 (0.53%) IPsec
12 2 (0.53%) LTE
13 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.93%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.66%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.86%) QlikView
6 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.80%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.53%) Big Data
10 2 (0.53%) GIS
10 2 (0.53%) Sqoop
10 2 (0.53%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.27%) DB2
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) MS Access
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 69 (18.35%) Rational DOORS
2 28 (7.45%) JIRA
2 28 (7.45%) StarTeam
3 25 (6.65%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.99%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 4 (1.06%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.80%) CaliberRM
7 3 (0.80%) RequisitePro
7 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.80%) VersionOne
8 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.53%) JUnit
8 2 (0.53%) PyUnit
8 2 (0.53%) RSpec
8 2 (0.53%) Selenium
9 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.27%) SilkTest
General
1 98 (26.06%) Finance
2 43 (11.44%) Banking
3 23 (6.12%) Retail
4 22 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.52%) Legal
6 12 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.19%) Military
7 8 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.86%) Billing
8 7 (1.86%) Law
9 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.60%) Back Office
10 5 (1.33%) Avionics
11 4 (1.06%) Automotive
12 2 (0.53%) Advertising
12 2 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (38.30%) Analyst
2 137 (36.44%) Business Analyst
3 28 (7.45%) Network Engineer
4 24 (6.38%) Architect
4 24 (6.38%) Developer
5 22 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (5.32%) Software Engineer
7 19 (5.05%) Consultant
7 19 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.79%) Test Engineer
9 15 (3.99%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.99%) Senior Business Analyst
10 14 (3.72%) Design Engineer
11 11 (2.93%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (2.66%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (2.66%) Business IT Analyst
12 10 (2.66%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (2.66%) IT Business Analyst
12 10 (2.66%) Network Design Engineer
12 10 (2.66%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.72%) XML
2 5 (1.33%) HTML
3 4 (1.06%) Velocity
3 4 (1.06%) Web Services
4 3 (0.80%) CSS
4 3 (0.80%) JSP
4 3 (0.80%) MDX
5 2 (0.53%) .NET
5 2 (0.53%) HTML5
5 2 (0.53%) MFC
5 2 (0.53%) XBRL
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) JSON
6 1 (0.27%) RESTful
6 1 (0.27%) STL
6 1 (0.27%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.78%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.38%) Smart Meter
4 22 (5.85%) User Experience
5 15 (3.99%) Visualisation
6 11 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.86%) CAN bus
9 6 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.33%) PKI
11 4 (1.06%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.06%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.80%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.80%) Physics
13 2 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.30%) Windows
2 16 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.72%) Linux
4 8 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.06%) Unix
6 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (23.14%) Business Analysis
3 77 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (14.63%) Change Management
5 54 (14.36%) Configuration Management
6 48 (12.77%) Project Management
7 45 (11.97%) Validation
8 38 (10.11%) UML
9 36 (9.57%) PRINCE2
10 32 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 31 (8.24%) Change Control
11 31 (8.24%) SDLC
12 27 (7.18%) Risk Management
13 26 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (6.91%) Software Engineering
14 24 (6.38%) ITIL
14 24 (6.38%) Scrum
15 23 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
16 22 (5.85%) OO
16 22 (5.85%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (17.55%) C
2 42 (11.17%) SQL
3 39 (10.37%) C++
4 22 (5.85%) C#
5 10 (2.66%) Java
6 7 (1.86%) VC++
7 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.06%) ANSI C
8 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.06%) VB
9 3 (0.80%) Ada
9 3 (0.80%) Embedded C++
9 3 (0.80%) Python
10 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.53%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.53%) Perl
10 2 (0.53%) RPG
11 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.27%) Tcl
11 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 86 (22.87%) Security Cleared
2 63 (16.76%) SC Cleared
3 42 (11.17%) Degree
4 27 (7.18%) CCNA
4 27 (7.18%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (6.38%) CCNP
6 21 (5.59%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (2.39%) ISTQB
9 9 (2.39%) PMI Certification
9 9 (2.39%) PMP
10 8 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.80%) IIBA
11 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.27%) CBAP
12 1 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.27%) HND
12 1 (0.27%) ISEB
12 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.90%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.06%) JTAG
4 2 (0.53%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.27%) DO-160
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (1.60%) Firmware
4 2 (0.53%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Netcool
2 2 (0.53%) Oozie
3 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (7.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.91%) IBM
3 25 (6.65%) Cisco
4 21 (5.59%) Oracle
5 12 (3.19%) Coverity
6 10 (2.66%) Remedy
6 10 (2.66%) VMware
7 9 (2.39%) BMC
7 9 (2.39%) SAP
8 5 (1.33%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.06%) Siemens
10 3 (0.80%) CA
10 3 (0.80%) Nimsoft
10 3 (0.80%) Progress
10 3 (0.80%) Temenos
11 2 (0.53%) Calypso
11 2 (0.53%) EMC
11 2 (0.53%) Tableau
12 1 (0.27%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.27%) HP
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £40 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 5 days ago