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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 400 416 425
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 218 168 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.43% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 71 73
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£375 £375 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £604
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £390
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 27
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +35 201 £375 - 31
London +34 69 £400 - 10
South East +7 38 £350 -17.64% 8
West Midlands -6 32 £298 -2.45% 3
South West -15 27 £416 +6.62% 4
Hampshire -1 19 £365 +14.04% 2
North West -4 14 £345 -1.42% 2
City of London +36 12 £388 -11.42% 4
East of England -21 12 £375 -6.25%
Scotland -23 12 £355 -27.17%
Hertfordshire -6 8 £270 -
Bristol -20 7 £375 -3.21% 2
Somerset - 7 £424 -
Birmingham +5 6 £310 +12.72%
Edinburgh -10 6 £360 -
Manchester +1 5 - - 2
Southampton -1 5 £365 -23.15% 1
Salford - 5 - -
East Midlands +7 4 £300 +140.00%
West Sussex 0 3 £330 -45.00%
Surrey -7 3 £425 -15.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £375 -6.25%
Cambridge -12 3 £375 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -17 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £300 -
Berkshire +7 2 £350 -17.64%
Leeds +7 2 £393 - 2
West Yorkshire +2 2 £393 +5.36% 3
Yorkshire -2 2 £393 +3.28% 3
Midlands - 2 - -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 135 (32.45%) Validation
2 97 (23.32%) Project Management
3 92 (22.12%) UML
4 89 (21.39%) Finance
5 83 (19.95%) Rational DOORS
6 78 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 72 (17.31%) Security Cleared
8 68 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (14.18%) Use Case
10 53 (12.74%) Change Management
11 45 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
11 45 (10.82%) Degree
12 43 (10.34%) Manufacturing
13 41 (9.86%) Time Management
13 41 (9.86%) SC Cleared
14 40 (9.62%) Migration
15 37 (8.89%) Scrum
15 37 (8.89%) Microsoft
15 37 (8.89%) Banking
16 35 (8.41%) Data Analysis
17 34 (8.17%) Change Control
18 33 (7.93%) IBM
18 33 (7.93%) OO
19 31 (7.45%) MS Office
19 31 (7.45%) Test Scripting
20 30 (7.21%) ENOVIA
20 30 (7.21%) SAP
20 30 (7.21%) SOA
21 29 (6.97%) SQL
21 29 (6.97%) Software Engineering

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.16%) Confluence
3 8 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.68%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.72%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.24%) FileNet
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 31 (7.45%) MS Office
2 27 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 25 (6.01%) MS Visio
4 18 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.13%) MS Project
6 7 (1.68%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.96%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.48%) Simulink
8 2 (0.48%) Mingle
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 30 (7.21%) ENOVIA
2 14 (3.37%) DELMIA
3 7 (1.68%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.72%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.48%) Magento
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.48%) Maximo
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.24%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.09%) Intranet
2 9 (2.16%) HTTP
3 8 (1.92%) SSL
4 7 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.72%) ATM
5 3 (0.72%) Internet
5 3 (0.72%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.24%) VSAT
7 1 (0.24%) DWDM
7 1 (0.24%) DVB
7 1 (0.24%) H.323
7 1 (0.24%) Wireless
7 1 (0.24%) SDH
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.40%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.20%) SAP BW
3 5 (1.20%) SAP BI
4 4 (0.96%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.48%) QlikView
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.48%) DTS
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 83 (19.95%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (3.37%) ClearCase
3 13 (3.13%) ClearQuest
3 13 (3.13%) JIRA
4 10 (2.40%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (1.44%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.96%) JUnit
7 3 (0.72%) Subversion
8 2 (0.48%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.48%) Selenium
8 2 (0.48%) TestNG
8 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.48%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.48%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.48%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.24%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
General
1 89 (21.39%) Finance
2 43 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 37 (8.89%) Banking
4 22 (5.29%) Military
4 22 (5.29%) Automotive
5 16 (3.85%) Legal
5 16 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.37%) Electronics
7 13 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.16%) Avionics
9 8 (1.92%) Retail
9 8 (1.92%) Marketing
9 8 (1.92%) Local Government
10 7 (1.68%) Publishing
11 6 (1.44%) Billing
12 5 (1.20%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.96%) Back Office
14 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 191 (45.91%) Analyst
2 167 (40.14%) Business Analyst
3 48 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (7.45%) Applications Engineer
5 28 (6.73%) Project Manager
6 23 (5.53%) Agile Business Analyst
7 21 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 16 (3.85%) Architect
8 16 (3.85%) Developer
9 15 (3.61%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.37%) Business Systems Analyst
10 14 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
10 14 (3.37%) Consultant
10 14 (3.37%) Banking Business Analyst
10 14 (3.37%) Requirements Engineer
11 13 (3.13%) UML Business Analyst
11 13 (3.13%) Test Engineer
12 9 (2.16%) Design Engineer
12 9 (2.16%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.01%) XML
2 11 (2.64%) HTML
2 11 (2.64%) SOAP
3 10 (2.40%) Web Services
3 10 (2.40%) REST
4 9 (2.16%) CSS
4 9 (2.16%) .NET
4 9 (2.16%) Middleware
4 9 (2.16%) WSDL
5 8 (1.92%) JMS
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.72%) FpML
8 2 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.48%) GWT
8 2 (0.48%) jQuery
8 2 (0.48%) XSLT
8 2 (0.48%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.16%) Mathematics
2 9 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.92%) Physics
3 8 (1.92%) Derivative
4 7 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.44%) Human Factors
6 5 (1.20%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.20%) Firmware
7 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.96%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.96%) SWIFT
7 4 (0.96%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (0.72%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.72%) NHS
9 2 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.09%) Windows
2 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.96%) Linux
4 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.48%) UNIX
4 2 (0.48%) Android
4 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (32.45%) Validation
2 97 (23.32%) Project Management
3 92 (22.12%) UML
4 78 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 68 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (14.18%) Use Case
7 53 (12.74%) Change Management
8 45 (10.82%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (9.86%) Time Management
10 40 (9.62%) Migration
11 37 (8.89%) Scrum
12 35 (8.41%) Data Analysis
13 34 (8.17%) Change Control
14 33 (7.93%) OO
15 31 (7.45%) Test Scripting
16 30 (7.21%) SOA
17 29 (6.97%) Software Engineering
18 27 (6.49%) SysML
19 26 (6.25%) Configuration Management
20 25 (6.01%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.97%) SQL
2 24 (5.77%) Java
3 20 (4.81%) C
4 10 (2.40%) C#
5 9 (2.16%) MATLAB
6 8 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.44%) C++
8 5 (1.20%) Python
9 4 (0.96%) Ruby
9 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.72%) VBA
11 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.48%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.48%) Perl
11 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.48%) ABAP
12 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) VC++
12 1 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 72 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.82%) Degree
3 41 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.01%) ISEB
5 7 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.20%) IIBA
7 5 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.72%) MBA
9 3 (0.72%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.48%) CBAP
10 2 (0.48%) MOS
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.37%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) EMIR
3 3 (0.72%) DO-254
3 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.24%) GxP
5 1 (0.24%) Basel II
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) DO-160
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) XenApp
2 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Salt
2 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.93%) IBM
3 30 (7.21%) SAP
4 17 (4.09%) Oracle
5 10 (2.40%) HP
6 8 (1.92%) Software AG
7 5 (1.20%) Cisco
7 5 (1.20%) VMware
7 5 (1.20%) Capita
8 4 (0.96%) Citrix
9 3 (0.72%) Mercator
10 2 (0.48%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.48%) Cognos
10 2 (0.48%) Siebel
10 2 (0.48%) Google
10 2 (0.48%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.48%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.48%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.48%) Actel
10 2 (0.48%) hybris
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