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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 416 421 426
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 188 186 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 106 64
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £640 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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
42744 42016 35128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.77% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26677 26116 20973
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1185 1074
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 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 -12 165 £425 +1.19% 50
South East +23 54 £425 +21.42% 12
London -23 41 £475 - 18
South West +1 21 £400 +6.66% 3
North West -9 19 £379 +48.52% 4
Hampshire +2 17 £438 -5.40% 1
Scotland +3 16 £400 +9.58% 5
Edinburgh +11 15 £400 +9.58% 4
Yorkshire -6 15 £400 +5.26% 4
City of London +6 12 £425 -18.58% 1
West Sussex -8 12 £550 +4.76%
Bristol +2 10 £450 +23.28%
West Yorkshire 0 10 £331 -10.54% 4
Berkshire -2 10 £338 +5.88% 4
Surrey +5 6 £413 +1.22% 3
Chester +2 6 £500 - 1
Halifax +2 6 £346 -6.62% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £289 -6.10% 1
Manchester -4 6 £388 - 3
Gloucestershire -7 6 - -
Cheshire -10 6 £500 +96.07% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £456 +26.73% 6
South Wales +1 4 £305 -28.23%
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £350 - 3
Wales -10 4 £305 -28.23%
Sheffield - 4 £500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £279 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £350 - 3
Birmingham -6 3 £500 +53.84% 2

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 156 (43.94%) Finance
2 107 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (25.07%) Validation
3 89 (25.07%) Business Analysis
4 56 (15.77%) Banking
4 56 (15.77%) Security Cleared
5 52 (14.65%) MS Visio
6 51 (14.37%) UML
7 50 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (12.39%) Change Management
10 43 (12.11%) Rational DOORS
10 43 (12.11%) Degree
11 41 (11.55%) Telecoms
12 37 (10.42%) Project Management
13 33 (9.30%) SAP
14 31 (8.73%) ERP
15 30 (8.45%) Use Case
16 28 (7.89%) Retail
16 28 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (7.61%) Software Engineering
17 27 (7.61%) SAP ERP
18 26 (7.32%) SC Cleared
18 26 (7.32%) Migration
19 24 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
19 24 (6.76%) Management Information System
19 24 (6.76%) Risk Management
19 24 (6.76%) C
19 24 (6.76%) SAP FI
19 24 (6.76%) SAP PSCD

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.56%) JBoss
5 2 (0.56%) Apache
5 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.56%) iPlanet
5 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 52 (14.65%) MS Visio
2 21 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.25%) MS Office
5 7 (1.97%) MS Project
6 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.85%) Simulink
7 2 (0.56%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.56%) TargetLink
8 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (7.61%) SAP ERP
2 24 (6.76%) SAP PSCD
2 24 (6.76%) SAP FI
3 23 (6.48%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.28%) Maximo
5 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.28%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) PaaS
2 2 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.28%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.54%) DNS
3 5 (1.41%) Firewall
4 4 (1.13%) Intranet
4 4 (1.13%) VPN
4 4 (1.13%) DHCP
5 3 (0.85%) SNMP
5 3 (0.85%) SAN
5 3 (0.85%) NAS
5 3 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.56%) FCoE
6 2 (0.56%) VLAN
6 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.56%) Wireless
6 2 (0.56%) WAN
6 2 (0.56%) LDAP
6 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.56%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.25%) OLTP
4 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.85%) Big Data
5 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.28%) MS Access
7 1 (0.28%) DTS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (12.11%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (4.23%) JIRA
3 10 (2.82%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (1.69%) RequisitePro
5 5 (1.41%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.85%) JMeter
6 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.85%) NeoLoad
6 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.56%) CaliberRM
7 2 (0.56%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.56%) Subversion
7 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Ant
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.28%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.28%) jMock
8 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 156 (43.94%) Finance
2 56 (15.77%) Banking
3 41 (11.55%) Telecoms
4 28 (7.89%) Retail
5 18 (5.07%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.54%) General Ledger
6 9 (2.54%) Military
6 9 (2.54%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.97%) Automotive
8 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.13%) Front Office
10 4 (1.13%) Legal
10 4 (1.13%) Marketing
11 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.85%) Electronics
11 3 (0.85%) Law
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 179 (50.42%) Analyst
2 166 (46.76%) Business Analyst
3 27 (7.61%) Architect
4 26 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
5 25 (7.04%) Consultant
6 22 (6.20%) Lead Business Analyst
7 21 (5.92%) Senior Business Analyst
7 21 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
8 20 (5.63%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (4.51%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.38%) Financial Business Analyst
10 12 (3.38%) Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.54%) Change Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) Business Change Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) Telecoms Business Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.54%) Web Services
1 9 (2.54%) SAP XI
2 8 (2.25%) .NET
3 7 (1.97%) WCF
4 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.69%) XML
5 5 (1.41%) CSS
5 5 (1.41%) SOAP
6 3 (0.85%) WinForms
6 3 (0.85%) JSON
6 3 (0.85%) J2EE
6 3 (0.85%) WPF
6 3 (0.85%) WF
6 3 (0.85%) jQuery
6 3 (0.85%) Ajax
6 3 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (0.85%) LESS
6 3 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.56%) HTML
8 1 (0.28%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.94%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.66%) User Experience
6 9 (2.54%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.97%) Derivative
8 5 (1.41%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.41%) PMI
9 4 (1.13%) Clustering
9 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.85%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.56%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.56%) HACMP
12 1 (0.28%) GIS
12 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.48%) Windows
2 12 (3.38%) Linux
3 8 (2.25%) UNIX
4 5 (1.41%) AIX
4 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.13%) Solaris
6 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) HPUX
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.56%) SUSE
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 89 (25.07%) Validation
2 89 (25.07%) Business Analysis
3 51 (14.37%) UML
4 47 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (12.39%) Change Management
6 37 (10.42%) Project Management
7 31 (8.73%) ERP
8 30 (8.45%) Use Case
9 27 (7.61%) Software Engineering
10 26 (7.32%) Migration
11 24 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
11 24 (6.76%) Risk Management
11 24 (6.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 24 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 23 (6.48%) PRINCE2
13 22 (6.20%) CRM
13 22 (6.20%) Data Modelling
14 20 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.76%) C
2 21 (5.92%) SQL
3 11 (3.10%) C#
4 10 (2.82%) Java
5 8 (2.25%) Embedded C
6 7 (1.97%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.69%) C++
7 6 (1.69%) Ada
8 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.13%) Perl
10 3 (0.85%) Python
11 2 (0.56%) C-shell
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.56%) Korn
11 2 (0.56%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) VBA
12 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (15.77%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.11%) Degree
3 26 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.38%) CCA
5 12 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.69%) ISEB
7 5 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.41%) HNC
8 4 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.85%) CCNP
9 3 (0.85%) CCNA
9 3 (0.85%) CBAP
10 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.28%) MBA
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.28%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.28%) HND
11 1 (0.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.07%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) FATCA
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
3 1 (0.28%) MiFID
3 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.28%) DO-160
System Software
1 15 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.97%) Firmware
3 5 (1.41%) vSphere
4 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.56%) Samba
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.56%) vCloud
5 2 (0.56%) KVM
5 2 (0.56%) GPFS
6 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) OpenView
1 2 (0.56%) Netcool
1 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (9.30%) SAP
2 22 (6.20%) IBM
3 21 (5.92%) Oracle
4 16 (4.51%) HP
4 16 (4.51%) VMware
5 14 (3.94%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.54%) Cisco
6 9 (2.54%) webMethods
7 8 (2.25%) Intel
8 5 (1.41%) NetApp
9 4 (1.13%) Informatica
9 4 (1.13%) Sun
10 3 (0.85%) Sybase
10 3 (0.85%) Cognos
10 3 (0.85%) Juniper
10 3 (0.85%) BMC
10 3 (0.85%) CA
11 2 (0.56%) EMC
11 2 (0.56%) Veritas
11 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £340.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £320 - £342 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £430 - £600 per day + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £320 - £342 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £525 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £275 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago