The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 469 467 434
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 189 192 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.41% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 119
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 15
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.70% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-26.27% +1.72%

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
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 167 £450 +11.80% 31
London -10 42 £450 +9.09% 7
South West +21 35 £430 +7.37% 8
South East +6 34 £450 +12.50% 5
Gloucestershire +19 24 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire +13 16 £500 +18.34%
Yorkshire +11 16 £500 +18.34%
South Wales +29 15 £405 +1.25% 1
Wales +26 15 £405 +1.25% 1
Hampshire 0 13 £500 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -20 13 £425 -10.52% 3
Leeds +4 10 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands - 10 £450 - 4
Newport +9 9 £415 +3.75% 1
North West +7 8 £450 +19.20% 2
City of London +16 7 £520 +23.80% 1
Bristol +5 7 £430 -25.30% 3
Surrey +11 6 £365 -23.15% 4
Cheshire +4 6 £450 +18.42%
East of England +12 5 £338 -3.57% 1
Middlesex +5 5 £345 -
Derbyshire - 5 £400 - 1
Derby - 5 £400 - 1
Halifax +10 4 £420 +3.70%
Berkshire +9 4 £450 +5.88%
Scotland +2 4 £425 +21.42%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £300 -
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 £475 -
Peterborough - 4 £300 -

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 105 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (28.65%) Security Cleared
3 98 (27.53%) Finance
4 73 (20.51%) Business Analysis
5 71 (19.94%) SC Cleared
5 71 (19.94%) Rational DOORS
6 68 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (16.85%) C
8 59 (16.57%) UML
9 58 (16.29%) Project Management
10 55 (15.45%) Change Management
11 51 (14.33%) C++
12 44 (12.36%) Windows
13 43 (12.08%) Waterfall
14 42 (11.80%) Degree
15 41 (11.52%) Software Engineering
16 40 (11.24%) Use Case
16 40 (11.24%) SQL
16 40 (11.24%) Change Control
17 39 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (10.67%) Validation
19 36 (10.11%) Banking
20 35 (9.83%) SNMP
21 33 (9.27%) DV Cleared
22 32 (8.99%) TCP/IP
22 32 (8.99%) Management Information System
23 31 (8.71%) PRINCE2
24 30 (8.43%) ITIL
25 28 (7.87%) OO
25 28 (7.87%) Scrum

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.25%) CMS
3 5 (1.40%) Confluence
4 4 (1.12%) Apache
5 3 (0.84%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.28%) Documentum
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.93%) MS Project
3 12 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.09%) MS Office
4 11 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.69%) Simulink
6 4 (1.12%) Stateflow
7 3 (0.84%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.84%) CATIA
7 3 (0.84%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (0.84%) PTC Creo
7 3 (0.84%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.28%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 12 (3.37%) Teamcenter
2 4 (1.12%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.84%) Primavera
3 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.56%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.81%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.56%) GitHub
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.83%) SNMP
2 32 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.30%) VoIP
4 8 (2.25%) DHCP
5 6 (1.69%) Network Security
5 6 (1.69%) VLAN
6 5 (1.40%) ZigBee
7 4 (1.12%) Internet
7 4 (1.12%) Wireless
8 3 (0.84%) 4G
8 3 (0.84%) FTP
8 3 (0.84%) LAN
8 3 (0.84%) WAN
9 2 (0.56%) Firewall
9 2 (0.56%) LTE
9 2 (0.56%) SAN
10 1 (0.28%) ATM
10 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (3.09%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.97%) Big Data
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.12%) DB2
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) GIS
7 1 (0.28%) MS Access
7 1 (0.28%) MySQL
7 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 71 (19.94%) Rational DOORS
2 26 (7.30%) Eclipse
2 26 (7.30%) JIRA
3 25 (7.02%) StarTeam
4 24 (6.74%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.12%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.12%) VersionOne
8 3 (0.84%) CaliberRM
8 3 (0.84%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.56%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.28%) Appium
10 1 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.28%) Calabash
10 1 (0.28%) GCC
General
1 98 (27.53%) Finance
2 36 (10.11%) Banking
3 22 (6.18%) Retail
4 20 (5.62%) Military
5 15 (4.21%) Aerospace
5 15 (4.21%) Legal
6 10 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.53%) Billing
8 8 (2.25%) Automotive
8 8 (2.25%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.40%) Electronics
11 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.12%) Law
12 3 (0.84%) Avionics
13 2 (0.56%) Front Office
13 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.56%) Marketing
13 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 155 (43.54%) Analyst
2 138 (38.76%) Business Analyst
3 27 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (6.74%) Architect
5 23 (6.46%) Software Engineer
6 18 (5.06%) IT Analyst
6 18 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.21%) Developer
7 15 (4.21%) Project Officer
7 15 (4.21%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (3.93%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.37%) Consultant
9 12 (3.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.09%) Business IT Analyst
10 11 (3.09%) IT Business Analyst
11 10 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (2.81%) Senior Business Analyst
12 9 (2.53%) Project Support Officer
12 9 (2.53%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.81%) HTML
2 6 (1.69%) .NET
2 6 (1.69%) CSS
3 5 (1.40%) MDX
4 4 (1.12%) Velocity
4 4 (1.12%) XML
5 3 (0.84%) JSP
6 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.56%) HTML5
6 2 (0.56%) J2EE
6 2 (0.56%) jQuery
6 2 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.56%) Web Services
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Tez
7 1 (0.28%) CSS3
7 1 (0.28%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.28%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 11 (3.09%) Smart Meter
4 10 (2.81%) ASIC
5 9 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.53%) User Experience
5 9 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.25%) CESG
7 7 (1.97%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.97%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.69%) Physics
9 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.12%) IVR
11 3 (0.84%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.36%) Windows
2 24 (6.74%) Linux
3 11 (3.09%) Unix
4 6 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.56%) AIX
6 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) SUSE
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Fedora
7 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (20.51%) Business Analysis
3 68 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (16.57%) UML
5 58 (16.29%) Project Management
6 55 (15.45%) Change Management
7 43 (12.08%) Waterfall
8 41 (11.52%) Software Engineering
9 40 (11.24%) Change Control
9 40 (11.24%) Use Case
10 38 (10.67%) Validation
11 31 (8.71%) PRINCE2
12 30 (8.43%) ITIL
13 28 (7.87%) OO
13 28 (7.87%) Scrum
13 28 (7.87%) SDLC
14 26 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (7.02%) V-Model
16 23 (6.46%) Data Modelling
16 23 (6.46%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.85%) C
2 51 (14.33%) C++
3 40 (11.24%) SQL
4 24 (6.74%) C#
5 20 (5.62%) Java
6 9 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.25%) Perl
8 7 (1.97%) MATLAB
8 7 (1.97%) Python
9 6 (1.69%) Ada
10 5 (1.40%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.12%) VBA
12 3 (0.84%) Embedded C
12 3 (0.84%) Fortran
12 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.56%) COBOL
13 2 (0.56%) Korn
13 2 (0.56%) RPG
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.56%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 102 (28.65%) Security Cleared
2 71 (19.94%) SC Cleared
3 42 (11.80%) Degree
4 33 (9.27%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.09%) ISEB
6 9 (2.53%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.25%) CCNA
7 8 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.25%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.97%) PMP
9 6 (1.69%) CCNP
9 6 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (1.40%) CBAP
11 4 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.56%) HND
13 1 (0.28%) HNC
13 1 (0.28%) IIBA
13 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.46%) QA
2 8 (2.25%) IEC 61508
3 5 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.12%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.84%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.84%) ISO26262
5 3 (0.84%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.56%) DO-160
6 2 (0.56%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.56%) JTAG
6 2 (0.56%) MiFID
7 1 (0.28%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.28%) DO-254
7 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.28%) EMIR
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.28%) WAI
7 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (3.09%) Firmware
2 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) MOM
2 1 (0.28%) Netcool
2 1 (0.28%) Oozie
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (6.18%) Coverity
2 21 (5.90%) IBM
3 19 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.21%) Oracle
5 10 (2.81%) SAP
6 8 (2.25%) VMware
7 6 (1.69%) CA
7 6 (1.69%) Cisco
7 6 (1.69%) Nimsoft
8 4 (1.12%) Progress
8 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.12%) Siebel
9 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.84%) MathWorks
9 3 (0.84%) Remedy
9 3 (0.84%) Siemens
9 3 (0.84%) Tableau
10 2 (0.56%) Adobe
10 2 (0.56%) BMC
10 2 (0.56%) Veritas
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