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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 468 457 440
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 178 201 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 111 103
Median daily rate £425 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £330 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.94 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +8.46%

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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -22 147 £450 +5.88% 16
London -19 33 £425 -13.70% 4
South West +13 32 £350 -9.67% 7
South East -6 30 £450 -1.36%
Gloucestershire +24 23 £350 - 3
South Wales +29 20 £390 +27.86% 6
Wales +29 20 £390 +27.86% 6
West Yorkshire -3 14 £454 +4.01%
Yorkshire -10 14 £454 +4.01%
Newport +2 13 £415 +36.06% 3
Hampshire -4 13 £475 -
West Midlands -24 12 £425 -15.00% 2
North West -1 10 £450 +18.42%
East Midlands +5 9 £475 +84.46% 2
Cheshire +12 8 £450 +18.42%
Leeds -8 7 £500 +10.49%
Stafford - 7 - -
Staffordshire - 7 - -
City of London +26 6 £465 +12.04% 1
Bristol +2 6 - - 4
East of England +22 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Halifax +9 5 £420 +3.70%
Berkshire +5 5 £450 -10.00%
Scotland +4 5 £383 +9.46% 1
Chester -1 5 £450 +20.00%
Middlesex - 5 £345 -
Derbyshire +3 4 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £475 -
Surrey +3 3 £305 -39.00%
Edinburgh -1 3 - - 1

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 104 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (28.37%) Security Cleared
3 91 (25.07%) Finance
4 79 (21.76%) Business Analysis
5 74 (20.39%) SC Cleared
6 73 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (19.56%) Rational DOORS
8 66 (18.18%) C
9 58 (15.98%) Project Management
10 57 (15.70%) Change Management
11 55 (15.15%) UML
12 50 (13.77%) C++
13 45 (12.40%) Windows
14 43 (11.85%) Validation
15 41 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (11.02%) SQL
16 40 (11.02%) Waterfall
17 39 (10.74%) Degree
17 39 (10.74%) SNMP
18 37 (10.19%) Software Engineering
19 35 (9.64%) Banking
20 34 (9.37%) Use Case
20 34 (9.37%) Management Information System
20 34 (9.37%) Change Control
21 33 (9.09%) TCP/IP
22 31 (8.54%) ITIL
23 30 (8.26%) PRINCE2
23 30 (8.26%) SDLC
24 29 (7.99%) Configuration Management
24 29 (7.99%) DV Cleared

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 13 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.75%) CMS
3 4 (1.10%) Confluence
4 3 (0.83%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Documentum
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.86%) MS Office
2 14 (3.86%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.58%) MS Project
4 10 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.65%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.38%) Simulink
7 3 (0.83%) Stateflow
8 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.10%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.83%) Primavera
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.28%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.48%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) Office 365
3 2 (0.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.74%) SNMP
2 33 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 28 (7.71%) VoIP
4 8 (2.20%) DHCP
5 7 (1.93%) Network Security
5 7 (1.93%) VLAN
6 6 (1.65%) FTP
6 6 (1.65%) Wireless
6 6 (1.65%) ZigBee
7 4 (1.10%) 4G
7 4 (1.10%) LAN
7 4 (1.10%) WAN
8 3 (0.83%) Firewall
8 3 (0.83%) Internet
9 2 (0.55%) Intranet
9 2 (0.55%) LTE
9 2 (0.55%) SAN
10 1 (0.28%) ATM
10 1 (0.28%) MVNO
10 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 10 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.65%) Big Data
5 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.83%) DB2
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.83%) QlikView
7 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.55%) Sqoop
8 2 (0.55%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 71 (19.56%) Rational DOORS
2 29 (7.99%) JIRA
3 27 (7.44%) StarTeam
4 26 (7.16%) Visual Studio
5 24 (6.61%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.65%) LabVIEW
7 6 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.38%) VersionOne
9 4 (1.10%) CaliberRM
9 4 (1.10%) RequisitePro
10 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.55%) JUnit
10 2 (0.55%) PigUnit
10 2 (0.55%) PyUnit
10 2 (0.55%) RSpec
10 2 (0.55%) SilkTest
10 2 (0.55%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.55%) TestPartner
General
1 91 (25.07%) Finance
2 35 (9.64%) Banking
3 20 (5.51%) Retail
4 19 (5.23%) Military
5 16 (4.41%) Legal
6 11 (3.03%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.75%) Billing
7 10 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.48%) Automotive
9 7 (1.93%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.38%) Law
11 4 (1.10%) Avionics
11 4 (1.10%) Electronics
11 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.83%) Back Office
13 2 (0.55%) Front Office
13 2 (0.55%) Marketing
13 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 151 (41.60%) Analyst
2 136 (37.47%) Business Analyst
3 23 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (6.06%) Architect
4 22 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 21 (5.79%) Consultant
6 20 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.23%) Test Engineer
8 17 (4.68%) IT Analyst
9 16 (4.41%) Developer
10 14 (3.86%) Project Officer
10 14 (3.86%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (3.58%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) Business IT Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) IT Business Analyst
13 10 (2.75%) Network Engineer
13 10 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.75%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (2.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.48%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.93%) HTML
2 6 (1.65%) XML
3 5 (1.38%) .NET
3 5 (1.38%) MDX
3 5 (1.38%) Velocity
4 3 (0.83%) CSS
4 3 (0.83%) Web Services
5 2 (0.55%) Apache Tez
5 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.55%) HTML5
5 2 (0.55%) J2EE
5 2 (0.55%) JSON
5 2 (0.55%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.28%) Itk
6 1 (0.28%) RESTful
6 1 (0.28%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (9.37%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.58%) Smart Meter
4 12 (3.31%) User Experience
5 11 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (3.03%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.75%) ASIC
6 10 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.20%) CESG
7 8 (2.20%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.93%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.38%) CAN bus
10 5 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.38%) Physics
11 4 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.40%) Windows
2 21 (5.79%) Linux
3 10 (2.75%) Unix
4 9 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) AIX
6 2 (0.55%) Solaris
6 2 (0.55%) SUSE
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.76%) Business Analysis
3 73 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (15.98%) Project Management
5 57 (15.70%) Change Management
6 55 (15.15%) UML
7 43 (11.85%) Validation
8 40 (11.02%) Waterfall
9 37 (10.19%) Software Engineering
10 34 (9.37%) Change Control
10 34 (9.37%) Use Case
11 31 (8.54%) ITIL
12 30 (8.26%) PRINCE2
12 30 (8.26%) SDLC
13 29 (7.99%) Configuration Management
14 27 (7.44%) OO
14 27 (7.44%) V-Model
15 26 (7.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (6.61%) Scrum
17 23 (6.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.18%) C
2 50 (13.77%) C++
3 40 (11.02%) SQL
4 23 (6.34%) C#
5 18 (4.96%) Java
6 9 (2.48%) Perl
6 9 (2.48%) Python
7 7 (1.93%) Embedded C++
8 6 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.65%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.38%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.10%) Ada
10 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.83%) Fortran
11 3 (0.83%) VBA
12 2 (0.55%) ANSI C
12 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.55%) RPG
12 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 103 (28.37%) Security Cleared
2 74 (20.39%) SC Cleared
3 39 (10.74%) Degree
4 29 (7.99%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.58%) CCNA
5 13 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.75%) CCNP
7 9 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (2.20%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.20%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.93%) ISEB
9 7 (1.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (1.93%) PMP
10 5 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.38%) CBAP
11 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.55%) HND
13 1 (0.28%) APMP
13 1 (0.28%) HNC
13 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.99%) QA
2 7 (1.93%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.55%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.55%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.55%) ISO26262
4 2 (0.55%) JTAG
4 2 (0.55%) MiFID
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) DO-160
5 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.28%) EMIR
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
System Software
1 11 (3.03%) Firmware
2 7 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.55%) HDFS
4 2 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.83%) Netcool
3 2 (0.55%) Oozie
4 1 (0.28%) MOM
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (7.71%) IBM
2 22 (6.06%) Coverity
3 18 (4.96%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.86%) Oracle
5 10 (2.75%) Cisco
6 9 (2.48%) SAP
6 9 (2.48%) VMware
7 6 (1.65%) CA
7 6 (1.65%) Nimsoft
8 5 (1.38%) Progress
8 5 (1.38%) Remedy
9 4 (1.10%) BMC
10 3 (0.83%) MathWorks
10 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.83%) Siebel
10 3 (0.83%) Tableau
10 3 (0.83%) TOWER Software
11 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.55%) Siemens
11 2 (0.55%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago