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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 398 428 421
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 202 143 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 57 77
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 14
Average hourly rate £37.80 £38.15 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% -4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.27 £35.39 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £51.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -0.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40519 37298 40761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.05% 72.96% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25042 22618 23491
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 £265
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 1163 1058 1467
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 +35 186 £383 +2.00% 40
London +36 66 £424 -0.17% 15
West Midlands +10 46 £293 -4.09% 5
South East +2 34 £365 -18.88% 11
South West -16 14 £413 +8.19% 2
Hampshire +1 13 £365 -23.15% 5
North West -4 11 £340 -2.85% 1
City of London +25 10 £500 +9.58% 3
East of England -18 9 £285 -28.75% 5
Birmingham +4 8 £310 +12.72% 3
Bristol -14 8 £413 +13.79%
Hertfordshire +4 7 £270 - 3
Scotland -31 7 £425 +11.84% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £320 -
Southampton -4 4 £365 -23.15% 1
Wales -11 4 £240 -31.42%
East Midlands +4 3 £300 +140.00%
West Sussex -4 3 £495 -23.84%
Manchester -6 3 - - 1
Salford - 3 - -
Yorkshire +4 2 £380 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £380 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 £320 -
Kent -4 2 - -
Leicestershire -5 2 - -
Essex - 2 £450 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire +7 1 £275 -16.66% 1
Dorset +6 1 - -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 119 (30.91%) Validation
2 84 (21.82%) UML
3 83 (21.56%) Rational DOORS
4 82 (21.30%) Project Management
5 77 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 73 (18.96%) Finance
7 67 (17.40%) Security Cleared
8 55 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (13.51%) Change Management
10 48 (12.47%) Use Case
11 45 (11.69%) Degree
12 41 (10.65%) Migration
13 40 (10.39%) Time Management
14 39 (10.13%) Manufacturing
15 38 (9.87%) Test Scripting
15 38 (9.87%) SC Cleared
16 36 (9.35%) Data Analysis
16 36 (9.35%) Microsoft
17 34 (8.83%) SQL
18 33 (8.57%) OO
18 33 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (8.57%) Banking
19 29 (7.53%) Scrum
20 28 (7.27%) IBM
20 28 (7.27%) ENOVIA
20 28 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
21 27 (7.01%) MS Excel
21 27 (7.01%) SAP
21 27 (7.01%) Configuration Management
21 27 (7.01%) Change Control

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.56%) Confluence
3 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.52%) CMS
5 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) Documentum
6 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.75%) MS Office
3 24 (6.23%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.64%) MS Project
5 13 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.56%) Simulink
7 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.52%) Mingle
9 1 (0.26%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.26%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (7.27%) ENOVIA
2 14 (3.64%) DELMIA
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.78%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.52%) Magento
5 2 (0.52%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Maximo
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.94%) Intranet
2 7 (1.82%) HTTP
3 6 (1.56%) Firewall
4 5 (1.30%) SSL
4 5 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.78%) ATM
6 2 (0.52%) GSM
6 2 (0.52%) SMTP
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.26%) VSAT
7 1 (0.26%) NAS
7 1 (0.26%) DWDM
7 1 (0.26%) DVB
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) DMZ
7 1 (0.26%) Wireless
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.26%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.78%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.52%) DTS
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.52%) QlikView
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.26%) DB2
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.26%) UniData
Development Applications
1 83 (21.56%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (3.12%) ClearCase
3 11 (2.86%) ClearQuest
4 10 (2.60%) JIRA
5 9 (2.34%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.56%) RequisitePro
7 5 (1.30%) Subversion
7 5 (1.30%) JUnit
8 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.78%) Selenium
8 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.52%) TestNG
9 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.52%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 73 (18.96%) Finance
2 39 (10.13%) Manufacturing
3 33 (8.57%) Banking
4 23 (5.97%) Military
5 21 (5.45%) Automotive
6 16 (4.16%) Electronics
6 16 (4.16%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.90%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.34%) Retail
9 8 (2.08%) Avionics
9 8 (2.08%) Local Government
10 7 (1.82%) Publishing
11 6 (1.56%) Legal
11 6 (1.56%) Aerospace
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 (43.38%) Analyst
2 148 (38.44%) Business Analyst
3 45 (11.69%) Systems Engineer
4 28 (7.27%) Project Manager
4 28 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
5 20 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (4.42%) Architect
6 17 (4.42%) Developer
7 16 (4.16%) Systems Analyst
7 16 (4.16%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (4.16%) Agile Business Analyst
8 14 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
9 12 (3.12%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.12%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.12%) Requirements Engineer
10 11 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
10 11 (2.86%) UML Business Analyst
11 10 (2.60%) Design Engineer
12 9 (2.34%) Data Analyst
12 9 (2.34%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.97%) XML
2 13 (3.38%) .NET
3 12 (3.12%) HTML
3 12 (3.12%) Web Services
4 10 (2.60%) SOAP
4 10 (2.60%) CSS
5 7 (1.82%) REST
6 6 (1.56%) Middleware
6 6 (1.56%) WSDL
7 5 (1.30%) JMS
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.78%) jQuery
9 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.78%) HTML5
9 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.78%) FpML
10 2 (0.52%) Spring
10 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.52%) JSON
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.97%) 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%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.04%) NHS
7 4 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.04%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.78%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.78%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.16%) Windows
2 9 (2.34%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.82%) Linux
4 4 (1.04%) 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%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.91%) Validation
2 84 (21.82%) UML
3 82 (21.30%) Project Management
4 77 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 55 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (13.51%) Change Management
7 48 (12.47%) Use Case
8 41 (10.65%) Migration
9 40 (10.39%) Time Management
10 38 (9.87%) Test Scripting
11 36 (9.35%) Data Analysis
12 33 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (8.57%) OO
13 29 (7.53%) Scrum
14 28 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
15 27 (7.01%) Change Control
15 27 (7.01%) Configuration Management
16 25 (6.49%) Software Engineering
17 23 (5.97%) Risk Management
17 23 (5.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.83%) SQL
2 23 (5.97%) Java
3 13 (3.38%) C#
3 13 (3.38%) MATLAB
4 12 (3.12%) C
5 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.82%) C++
7 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.78%) VBA
8 3 (0.78%) Python
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded C
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%) XPath
10 1 (0.26%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (17.40%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.69%) Degree
3 38 (9.87%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.97%) ISEB
5 7 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.04%) IIBA
8 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.78%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.78%) MBA
9 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.26%) MCSE
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.12%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) DO-254
2 4 (1.04%) EMIR
3 2 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.52%) DO-160
3 2 (0.52%) COBIT
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) Basel II
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) GxP
4 1 (0.26%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) Basel III
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.56%) XenApp
2 6 (1.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Salt
2 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.27%) IBM
3 27 (7.01%) SAP
4 18 (4.68%) Oracle
5 9 (2.34%) VMware
6 8 (2.08%) Citrix
7 7 (1.82%) HP
8 5 (1.30%) Software AG
9 4 (1.04%) Cisco
10 3 (0.78%) Capita
11 2 (0.52%) Google
11 2 (0.52%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.52%) Mentor Graphics
11 2 (0.52%) DataFlux
11 2 (0.52%) ATG
11 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.52%) Actel
11 2 (0.52%) hybris
11 2 (0.52%) Demandware
11 2 (0.52%) Cognos
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £34 to £40 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
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Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £301400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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City of London
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day + competitive
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South East England
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Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per day
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Glasgow
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Rate: £150.00 - £190 per day
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