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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 418 420 425
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 166 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 74
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +11.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.10 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.51 £39.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +11.17%

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 144 £400 -5.88% 33
London +6 54 £437 -3.00% 16
South East +31 46 £375 -14.77% 8
Yorkshire +5 17 £400 +10.34% 1
Edinburgh +7 14 £375 -0.66% 3
Scotland +2 14 £375 -0.66% 3
Berkshire +15 13 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire +2 13 £415 +14.48%
Hampshire -16 10 £325 -29.72% 1
South West -20 10 £313 -15.54% 2
City of London +5 8 £433 -3.77% 3
West Sussex -9 7 £415 +25.75%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £353 -
East of England 0 6 £355 -32.38% 1
East Midlands +15 5 £307 -2.51% 2
Uxbridge - 5 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £355 -
Derbyshire +22 4 £314 - 1
Derby +14 4 £314 -
Manchester -1 4 £350 -
Wales -11 4 £366 -
South Wales -12 4 £366 -
North West -31 4 £350 -15.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
West Midlands -13 3 £415 -12.63% 2
Gloucestershire -14 3 - -
Kent - 3 £400 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Weymouth - 3 - -
Reading +8 2 £450 -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 132 (35.58%) Finance
2 101 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 95 (25.61%) Validation
5 68 (18.33%) Project Management
6 67 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (17.25%) UML
8 61 (16.44%) Business Analysis
9 56 (15.09%) Use Case
10 51 (13.75%) Security Cleared
11 49 (13.21%) Banking
12 43 (11.59%) Change Management
13 39 (10.51%) Degree
14 36 (9.70%) Scrum
15 33 (8.89%) MS Visio
16 32 (8.63%) SQL
17 31 (8.36%) Rational DOORS
18 30 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
18 30 (8.09%) MS Excel
18 30 (8.09%) Management Information System
19 29 (7.82%) Software Engineering
20 28 (7.55%) Telecoms
20 28 (7.55%) IBM
21 27 (7.28%) C
21 27 (7.28%) SAP
22 26 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
23 24 (6.47%) ERP
23 24 (6.47%) Legal
23 24 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
23 24 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (2.96%) SharePoint
1 11 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
2 10 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (1.89%) Confluence
4 5 (1.35%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.81%) Lync
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 30 (8.09%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (3.77%) MS Office
5 12 (3.23%) MS Project
6 9 (2.43%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (1.08%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.54%) Simulink
9 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (5.93%) SAP ERP
2 13 (3.50%) SAP FI
2 13 (3.50%) SAP PSCD
3 12 (3.23%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.54%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.54%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.27%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.27%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.70%) HTTP
2 10 (2.70%) SSL
3 3 (0.81%) DNS
3 3 (0.81%) Intranet
3 3 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.54%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) Extranet
5 1 (0.27%) H.323
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.62%) OLTP
5 4 (1.08%) SAP BI
5 4 (1.08%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.81%) Big Data
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.27%) DTS
8 1 (0.27%) QlikView
8 1 (0.27%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (8.36%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (4.85%) JIRA
3 5 (1.35%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.08%) RequisitePro
5 3 (0.81%) JMeter
5 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.81%) NeoLoad
5 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) Maven
6 2 (0.54%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.27%) Ant
7 1 (0.27%) JUnit
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.27%) GitLab
7 1 (0.27%) Mockito
7 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 132 (35.58%) Finance
2 49 (13.21%) Banking
3 28 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.47%) Legal
5 18 (4.85%) Retail
6 11 (2.96%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.43%) Marketing
8 7 (1.89%) Front Office
8 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.62%) Avionics
9 6 (1.62%) Automotive
9 6 (1.62%) Military
10 5 (1.35%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.08%) Electronics
11 4 (1.08%) Law
12 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.54%) Local Government
13 2 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 204 (54.99%) Analyst
2 173 (46.63%) Business Analyst
3 33 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (7.28%) Consultant
5 19 (5.12%) Architect
6 18 (4.85%) Lead Business Analyst
6 18 (4.85%) Developer
7 16 (4.31%) Agile Business Analyst
7 16 (4.31%) Software Engineer
8 15 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 14 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
10 13 (3.50%) SAP Consultant
11 11 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (2.70%) Requirements Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) Banking Business Analyst
13 9 (2.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 8 (2.16%) Design Engineer
14 8 (2.16%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.20%) XML
2 18 (4.85%) SOAP
3 10 (2.70%) REST
3 10 (2.70%) WSDL
3 10 (2.70%) Middleware
3 10 (2.70%) JMS
4 9 (2.43%) .NET
5 7 (1.89%) HTML
5 7 (1.89%) CSS
6 6 (1.62%) Web Services
7 5 (1.35%) SAP XI
8 4 (1.08%) WCF
9 3 (0.81%) WinForms
9 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.81%) WPF
10 2 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.27%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.27%) Spring
11 1 (0.27%) JSP
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.77%) User Experience
4 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.96%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.62%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.62%) PMI
7 5 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.35%) Derivative
7 5 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.81%) Informatics
9 3 (0.81%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.81%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.54%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.85%) Windows
2 7 (1.89%) Linux
3 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.35%) UNIX
5 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.08%) AIX
6 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (25.61%) Validation
4 68 (18.33%) Project Management
5 64 (17.25%) UML
6 61 (16.44%) Business Analysis
7 56 (15.09%) Use Case
8 43 (11.59%) Change Management
9 36 (9.70%) Scrum
10 30 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 29 (7.82%) Software Engineering
12 26 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (6.47%) ERP
13 24 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (6.20%) Test Management
14 23 (6.20%) Change Control
14 23 (6.20%) GAP Analysis
15 22 (5.93%) Migration
16 21 (5.66%) SysML
17 20 (5.39%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (8.63%) SQL
2 27 (7.28%) C
3 16 (4.31%) Java
4 10 (2.70%) C#
5 9 (2.43%) VBA
6 6 (1.62%) Embedded C
7 5 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.35%) Python
8 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 2 (0.54%) Ada
9 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.54%) VB
9 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.51%) Degree
3 20 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.85%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.16%) CCA
6 7 (1.89%) ISEB
6 7 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.62%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.35%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.08%) CBAP
9 4 (1.08%) HNC
10 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.54%) IIBA
11 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.54%) CCNA
11 2 (0.54%) MOS
12 1 (0.27%) MBA
12 1 (0.27%) CCIE
12 1 (0.27%) CCNP
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.77%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.54%) Basel III
3 2 (0.54%) GxP
4 1 (0.27%) MiFID
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) DO-160
System Software
1 11 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.70%) Firmware
3 3 (0.81%) XenApp
3 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.54%) GPFS
5 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) SCOM
2 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (7.55%) IBM
2 27 (7.28%) SAP
3 23 (6.20%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.58%) Oracle
5 12 (3.23%) HP
6 11 (2.96%) VMware
7 10 (2.70%) Software AG
8 5 (1.35%) Informatica
8 5 (1.35%) webMethods
9 4 (1.08%) Citrix
9 4 (1.08%) Intel
9 4 (1.08%) Cisco
10 2 (0.54%) Capita
10 2 (0.54%) Sybase
10 2 (0.54%) NetApp
10 2 (0.54%) Siemens
10 2 (0.54%) EMC
10 2 (0.54%) Sun
11 1 (0.27%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.27%) Thunderhead
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Experis Ltd
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LA International
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Rullion IT Plus
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Berkshire
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Yorkshire and the Humber
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