The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 398 432 415
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 201 140 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 54 82
Average daily rate
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£380 £378 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £302 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 13
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £35.47 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £49.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +53 185 £385 -0.64% 40
London +24 63 £425 -2.85% 16
West Midlands +18 46 £284 -2.15% 3
South East -5 32 £365 -18.88% 12
South West -14 18 £425 +11.47% 4
City of London +25 11 £500 +9.58% 5
Hampshire -3 11 £358 -24.73% 8
Bristol -13 10 £375 +3.44% 2
North West -8 9 £335 -4.28%
East of England -18 8 £285 -28.75% 5
Birmingham +1 7 £293 +6.36% 2
Scotland -28 7 £425 +11.84% 3
Hertfordshire +2 6 £270 - 4
Wales -14 5 £270 -22.85%
Somerset - 5 £425 -
Yorkshire +6 4 £343 -
West Yorkshire +5 4 £343 -
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £320 -
East Midlands - 4 £300 -
West Sussex -3 3 £495 -23.84%
Southampton -4 3 £365 -23.15% 1
Leeds +7 2 £380 -
Milton Keynes +2 2 £320 -
Manchester -2 2 - -
Kent -3 2 - -
South Wales -21 2 £270 -22.85%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £450 -
Derbyshire - 2 £300 -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 116 (30.21%) Validation
2 82 (21.35%) Rational DOORS
3 81 (21.09%) UML
4 80 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 78 (20.31%) Project Management
6 72 (18.75%) Finance
7 66 (17.19%) Security Cleared
8 56 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 56 (14.58%) Change Management
9 49 (12.76%) Use Case
10 45 (11.72%) Degree
11 39 (10.16%) Migration
11 39 (10.16%) Time Management
12 38 (9.90%) SC Cleared
12 38 (9.90%) Manufacturing
13 37 (9.64%) Test Scripting
13 37 (9.64%) Data Analysis
14 36 (9.38%) SQL
15 34 (8.85%) Microsoft
15 34 (8.85%) Banking
16 33 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (7.81%) OO
18 27 (7.03%) MS Excel
18 27 (7.03%) Configuration Management
18 27 (7.03%) Risk Management
18 27 (7.03%) ENOVIA
18 27 (7.03%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (7.03%) Change Control
19 26 (6.77%) Scrum
19 26 (6.77%) IBM

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.04%) Confluence
3 2 (0.52%) CMS
3 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.52%) IIS
3 2 (0.52%) Apache
3 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) Documentum
4 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.26%) FileNet
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.51%) MS Office
3 23 (5.99%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.39%) MS Project
5 11 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.56%) Simulink
7 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.52%) Mingle
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.26%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.26%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 27 (7.03%) ENOVIA
2 13 (3.39%) DELMIA
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.78%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.52%) Maximo
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.52%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.95%) Intranet
2 9 (2.34%) Firewall
3 4 (1.04%) HTTP
3 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.78%) WAN
4 3 (0.78%) SMTP
4 3 (0.78%) ATM
4 3 (0.78%) LAN
4 3 (0.78%) CTI
5 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) GSM
5 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.26%) NAS
6 1 (0.26%) VSAT
6 1 (0.26%) SDH
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.52%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.52%) DTS
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.52%) QlikView
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.26%) UniData
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (21.35%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 11 (2.86%) ClearQuest
4 9 (2.34%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (2.08%) JIRA
6 7 (1.82%) RequisitePro
7 6 (1.56%) Subversion
8 5 (1.30%) JUnit
9 4 (1.04%) Selenium
9 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.52%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.52%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.52%) TestNG
General
1 72 (18.75%) Finance
2 38 (9.90%) Manufacturing
3 34 (8.85%) Banking
4 23 (5.99%) Military
5 20 (5.21%) Automotive
6 16 (4.17%) Electronics
6 16 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.65%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.34%) Retail
9 8 (2.08%) Local Government
10 7 (1.82%) Avionics
10 7 (1.82%) Publishing
11 5 (1.30%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.04%) Legal
12 4 (1.04%) Billing
12 4 (1.04%) Marketing
13 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.78%) Back Office
14 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 167 (43.49%) Analyst
2 148 (38.54%) Business Analyst
3 44 (11.46%) Systems Engineer
4 33 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 27 (7.03%) Applications Engineer
6 23 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (4.43%) Developer
9 16 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
9 16 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 16 (4.17%) Architect
10 14 (3.65%) Business Systems Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) UML Business Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) Requirements Engineer
12 11 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
12 11 (2.86%) Test Engineer
13 10 (2.60%) Design Engineer
14 9 (2.34%) Data Analyst
14 9 (2.34%) Systems Test Engineer
14 9 (2.34%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.95%) XML
2 15 (3.91%) .NET
3 13 (3.39%) Web Services
4 12 (3.13%) HTML
5 10 (2.60%) CSS
6 8 (2.08%) SOAP
7 4 (1.04%) REST
7 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.04%) jQuery
7 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.04%) HTML5
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.78%) RESTful
8 3 (0.78%) JSON
8 3 (0.78%) Spring
8 3 (0.78%) JDBC
8 3 (0.78%) WSDL
8 3 (0.78%) Middleware
8 3 (0.78%) FpML
8 3 (0.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.08%) Derivative
3 8 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 8 (2.08%) Physics
4 7 (1.82%) Firmware
5 6 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.56%) Human Factors
5 6 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.04%) NHS
7 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.78%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.78%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.17%) Windows
2 9 (2.34%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.82%) Linux
4 5 (1.30%) UNIX
5 2 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.21%) Validation
2 81 (21.09%) UML
3 80 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 78 (20.31%) Project Management
5 56 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (14.58%) Change Management
6 49 (12.76%) Use Case
7 39 (10.16%) Migration
7 39 (10.16%) Time Management
8 37 (9.64%) Test Scripting
8 37 (9.64%) Data Analysis
9 33 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (7.81%) OO
11 27 (7.03%) Configuration Management
11 27 (7.03%) Risk Management
11 27 (7.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 27 (7.03%) Change Control
12 26 (6.77%) Scrum
13 21 (5.47%) PRINCE2
13 21 (5.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.38%) SQL
2 22 (5.73%) Java
3 13 (3.39%) C#
3 13 (3.39%) MATLAB
4 12 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.60%) C
6 7 (1.82%) C++
7 6 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.78%) Python
8 3 (0.78%) VBA
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.52%) ABAP
9 2 (0.52%) Perl
9 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.26%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) XPath
10 1 (0.26%) VC++
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.72%) Degree
3 38 (9.90%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.99%) ISEB
5 7 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.78%) IIBA
8 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.78%) MBA
9 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) CBAP
10 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.26%) MCSE
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) EMIR
2 4 (1.04%) DO-254
3 2 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
3 2 (0.52%) DO-160
4 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) Basel III
4 1 (0.26%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) GxP
4 1 (0.26%) Basel II
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.60%) XenApp
3 10 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.77%) IBM
3 25 (6.51%) SAP
4 18 (4.69%) Oracle
5 14 (3.65%) Citrix
6 13 (3.39%) VMware
7 7 (1.82%) HP
8 4 (1.04%) Cisco
9 3 (0.78%) Capita
10 2 (0.52%) Demandware
10 2 (0.52%) Vertica
10 2 (0.52%) BT
10 2 (0.52%) ATG
10 2 (0.52%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.52%) Software AG
10 2 (0.52%) Cognos
10 2 (0.52%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.52%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.52%) Google
10 2 (0.52%) DataFlux
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