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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 434 443 429
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 163 139 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 70 69
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£416 £438 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £339 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.38% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 7
Average hourly rate £36.20 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £35.00 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.83 £39.56 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £36.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +9.09%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -17 143 £420 -6.66% 24
London +18 62 £437 -6.12% 8
South East +1 37 £415 +9.21% 8
Scotland +8 13 £355 -5.96% 1
Yorkshire -1 13 £425 +17.24% 1
Edinburgh 0 12 £355 -5.96% 1
East of England -11 11 £353 -32.85% 2
City of London +1 10 £429 -4.72% 4
West Sussex - 10 £420 -
West Yorkshire -7 8 £420 +15.86% 1
Berkshire +7 7 £450 +38.46% 2
South West -26 7 - - 3
Hampshire -20 6 £400 -16.88% 3
East Midlands +6 5 £307 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £353 -
Manchester -7 4 £350 - 1
South Wales -17 4 £413 -
Wales -21 4 £413 -
West Midlands -22 4 £320 -14.66% 1
North West -24 4 £350 -17.64% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £314 -
Derby - 4 £314 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £355 -
Uxbridge - 4 £320 -
Reading +19 3 £450 +38.46% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £355 +9.23%
Salford - 3 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 1
Surrey -7 2 £395 +8.96% 3
Peterborough -7 2 - -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 124 (31.55%) Finance
2 113 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (24.17%) Validation
4 89 (22.65%) Project Management
5 80 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (19.08%) UML
8 68 (17.30%) Business Analysis
9 61 (15.52%) Use Case
10 52 (13.23%) Change Management
11 51 (12.98%) Banking
12 49 (12.47%) Security Cleared
13 41 (10.43%) Scrum
14 37 (9.41%) XML
14 37 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
15 36 (9.16%) SQL
16 34 (8.65%) SOA
16 34 (8.65%) Requirements Analysis
17 33 (8.40%) Software Engineering
17 33 (8.40%) Degree
17 33 (8.40%) SAP
17 33 (8.40%) IBM
18 31 (7.89%) Microsoft
19 30 (7.63%) MS Visio
19 30 (7.63%) MS Excel
20 29 (7.38%) Migration
21 27 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
21 27 (6.87%) SysML
21 27 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
21 27 (6.87%) Change Control

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.56%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (3.31%) WebSphere Process Server
4 11 (2.80%) Confluence
5 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.76%) Lync
6 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.51%) IIS
7 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.51%) Apache
7 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (7.63%) MS Visio
1 30 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (6.11%) MS Office
4 14 (3.56%) MS Project
5 10 (2.54%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.02%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.76%) Simulink
8 1 (0.25%) Mingle
8 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (6.11%) SAP ERP
2 12 (3.05%) SAP FI
2 12 (3.05%) ENOVIA
2 12 (3.05%) SAP PSCD
3 11 (2.80%) SAP FI-CA
4 5 (1.27%) DELMIA
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.51%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.25%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Magento
7 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.31%) HTTP
1 13 (3.31%) SSL
2 8 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.02%) Intranet
3 4 (1.02%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.76%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.76%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.51%) Firewall
5 2 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.25%) FTP
6 1 (0.25%) SNMP
6 1 (0.25%) SAN
6 1 (0.25%) Internet
6 1 (0.25%) Extranet
6 1 (0.25%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.78%) SAP BI
4 7 (1.78%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.27%) OLTP
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.25%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.25%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (9.41%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (4.07%) JIRA
3 6 (1.53%) RequisitePro
4 5 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.27%) ClearCase
4 5 (1.27%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.76%) JUnit
6 2 (0.51%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Maven
7 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.25%) TestNG
7 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.25%) Mockito
7 1 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 124 (31.55%) Finance
2 51 (12.98%) Banking
3 24 (6.11%) Legal
4 21 (5.34%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.83%) Retail
6 18 (4.58%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.05%) Automotive
8 11 (2.80%) Retail Banking
9 9 (2.29%) Military
10 8 (2.04%) Investment Banking
10 8 (2.04%) Marketing
11 7 (1.78%) Electronics
11 7 (1.78%) Front Office
12 6 (1.53%) Avionics
13 5 (1.27%) General Ledger
13 5 (1.27%) Back Office
14 4 (1.02%) Billing
14 4 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 208 (52.93%) Analyst
2 176 (44.78%) Business Analyst
3 36 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
4 27 (6.87%) Consultant
5 23 (5.85%) Architect
6 20 (5.09%) Developer
6 20 (5.09%) Agile Business Analyst
7 19 (4.83%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.33%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (4.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.31%) Applications Engineer
10 13 (3.31%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (3.31%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (3.05%) SAP Consultant
11 12 (3.05%) Lead Business Analyst
12 10 (2.54%) Requirements Analyst
13 9 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 7 (1.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.41%) XML
2 18 (4.58%) SOAP
3 14 (3.56%) REST
4 13 (3.31%) JMS
4 13 (3.31%) WSDL
4 13 (3.31%) Middleware
5 11 (2.80%) HTML
5 11 (2.80%) CSS
6 9 (2.29%) Web Services
7 7 (1.78%) .NET
8 5 (1.27%) SAP XI
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.76%) FpML
11 2 (0.51%) XSLT
11 2 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.51%) GWT
12 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.25%) JSON
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.82%) User Experience
4 9 (2.29%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.78%) Derivative
5 7 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.53%) PMI
6 6 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.02%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.02%) Informatics
9 3 (0.76%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.58%) Windows
2 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.02%) AIX
3 4 (1.02%) UNIX
3 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.51%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.25%) VMS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.17%) Validation
3 89 (22.65%) Project Management
4 80 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (19.08%) UML
6 68 (17.30%) Business Analysis
7 61 (15.52%) Use Case
8 52 (13.23%) Change Management
9 41 (10.43%) Scrum
10 34 (8.65%) SOA
10 34 (8.65%) Requirements Analysis
11 33 (8.40%) Software Engineering
12 29 (7.38%) Migration
13 27 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (6.87%) SysML
13 27 (6.87%) Change Control
14 26 (6.62%) ERP
14 26 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (6.11%) OO
15 24 (6.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.16%) SQL
2 22 (5.60%) C
3 20 (5.09%) Java
4 11 (2.80%) C#
5 8 (2.04%) VBA
6 6 (1.53%) Python
7 5 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.02%) C++
9 3 (0.76%) Ruby
9 3 (0.76%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.51%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.51%) Ada
11 1 (0.25%) XPath
11 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB
11 1 (0.25%) Perl
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (12.47%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.40%) Degree
3 22 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.82%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.05%) ISEB
6 8 (2.04%) CCA
7 6 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.27%) CBAP
9 4 (1.02%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.76%) IIBA
10 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.51%) MBA
11 2 (0.51%) CCNA
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.51%) HNC
11 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.51%) MOS
12 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) Basel III
2 3 (0.76%) GxP
2 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.51%) DO-160
3 2 (0.51%) EMIR
3 2 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.25%) MiFID
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) DO-254
System Software
1 12 (3.05%) Firmware
2 11 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.76%) XenApp
3 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.51%) GPFS
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) SCOM
2 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.25%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (8.40%) SAP
1 33 (8.40%) IBM
2 31 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.83%) Oracle
4 15 (3.82%) HP
5 13 (3.31%) Software AG
6 11 (2.80%) VMware
7 5 (1.27%) Cisco
7 5 (1.27%) webMethods
7 5 (1.27%) Informatica
8 4 (1.02%) Citrix
8 4 (1.02%) Capita
9 3 (0.76%) Intel
10 2 (0.51%) Mercator
10 2 (0.51%) NetApp
10 2 (0.51%) Siemens
10 2 (0.51%) EMC
10 2 (0.51%) Siebel
10 2 (0.51%) Google
11 1 (0.25%) Altova
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Halifax, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £340 - £380 per day
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Sandy, Bedfordshire
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