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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 403 394 460
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +66
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 223 187 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 84 60
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£375 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £277 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £514 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £31.85 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.37 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 +11 199 £375 -1.96% 26
London +32 74 £375 -8.64% 13
South East +5 47 £350 -17.64% 5
Hampshire +6 28 £365 +14.04% 3
South West -11 26 £408 +5.17% 1
West Midlands -14 19 £310 +0.81% 2
City of London +26 18 £375 -14.08% 6
Scotland -18 14 £360 -26.15% 1
East of England -25 12 £375 -6.25%
North West -6 10 £345 +2.22% 4
Edinburgh +3 8 £360 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 7 £285 -
Somerset - 7 £424 -
West Sussex +2 6 £330 -30.52%
Southampton -7 6 £365 -23.15% 1
Manchester -10 6 - - 2
Salford - 6 - -
Birmingham -1 4 £330 +20.00%
Yorkshire -2 4 £370 -7.50% 1
West Yorkshire -5 4 £370 -0.67% 1
Surrey -9 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Bristol -18 4 - - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £300 +26.31%
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £375 -6.25%
Cambridge -10 3 £375 -6.25%
Gloucestershire -17 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £300 -
Reading +12 2 £350 +7.69%
Berkshire +9 2 £350 +7.69%
Halifax -10 2 £360 -3.35%

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 131 (30.68%) Validation
2 117 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (25.06%) Project Management
4 97 (22.72%) Finance
5 93 (21.78%) UML
6 86 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (18.27%) Business Analysis
8 75 (17.56%) Rational DOORS
9 74 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 65 (15.22%) Security Cleared
11 57 (13.35%) Use Case
12 53 (12.41%) Change Management
13 49 (11.48%) Degree
14 43 (10.07%) Scrum
15 42 (9.84%) Manufacturing
16 41 (9.60%) SOA
17 40 (9.37%) Banking
17 40 (9.37%) Time Management
18 39 (9.13%) SC Cleared
19 38 (8.90%) IBM
19 38 (8.90%) Microsoft
20 35 (8.20%) OO
20 35 (8.20%) Migration
21 34 (7.96%) Software Engineering
22 33 (7.73%) XML
23 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
23 32 (7.49%) Management Information System
23 32 (7.49%) SysML
24 31 (7.26%) Data Analysis
24 31 (7.26%) SAP

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.28%) WebSphere Process Server
4 11 (2.58%) Confluence
5 4 (0.94%) IIS
6 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.47%) CMS
7 2 (0.47%) Lync
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Documentum
8 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.23%) FileNet
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.56%) MS Office
3 26 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (5.39%) MS Visio
5 16 (3.75%) MS Project
6 10 (2.34%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.94%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.70%) Simulink
9 2 (0.47%) Mingle
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 29 (6.79%) ENOVIA
2 14 (3.28%) DELMIA
3 9 (2.11%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.70%) Teamcenter
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.47%) Magento
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.47%) Maximo
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.75%) HTTP
2 15 (3.51%) SSL
3 12 (2.81%) Intranet
4 7 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.70%) ATM
5 3 (0.70%) Internet
5 3 (0.70%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.70%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.23%) VSAT
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) DWDM
7 1 (0.23%) DVB
7 1 (0.23%) H.323
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
7 1 (0.23%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.64%) SAP BW
3 7 (1.64%) SAP BI
4 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.47%) DTS
6 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.23%) Big Data
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (17.56%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (3.28%) ClearCase
2 14 (3.28%) JIRA
3 13 (3.04%) ClearQuest
4 8 (1.87%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (1.17%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.94%) JUnit
7 2 (0.47%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.47%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.47%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.47%) Subversion
7 2 (0.47%) Selenium
7 2 (0.47%) TestNG
7 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.23%) XMLSpy
General
1 97 (22.72%) Finance
2 42 (9.84%) Manufacturing
3 40 (9.37%) Banking
4 22 (5.15%) Legal
4 22 (5.15%) Automotive
5 21 (4.92%) Military
6 17 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.51%) Electronics
8 11 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.11%) Retail
9 9 (2.11%) Local Government
9 9 (2.11%) Marketing
10 8 (1.87%) Avionics
11 7 (1.64%) Publishing
12 6 (1.41%) Billing
13 4 (0.94%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.94%) Front Office
13 4 (0.94%) Back Office
13 4 (0.94%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 206 (48.24%) Analyst
2 178 (41.69%) Business Analyst
3 46 (10.77%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (7.26%) Applications Engineer
5 26 (6.09%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.15%) Agile Business Analyst
7 20 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.45%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.22%) Developer
9 18 (4.22%) Architect
10 16 (3.75%) Consultant
11 15 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
11 15 (3.51%) Banking Business Analyst
12 14 (3.28%) Requirements Engineer
13 13 (3.04%) Test Engineer
14 11 (2.58%) Business Systems Analyst
14 11 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
15 10 (2.34%) Requirements Analyst
16 9 (2.11%) Systems Test Engineer
16 9 (2.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.73%) XML
2 18 (4.22%) SOAP
3 17 (3.98%) REST
4 16 (3.75%) WSDL
4 16 (3.75%) Middleware
5 15 (3.51%) JMS
6 11 (2.58%) HTML
7 10 (2.34%) Web Services
8 9 (2.11%) .NET
8 9 (2.11%) CSS
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.70%) FpML
11 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.47%) GWT
11 2 (0.47%) XSLT
11 2 (0.47%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.23%) JAX-RS
12 1 (0.23%) ODBC
12 1 (0.23%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.14%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.81%) User Experience
4 9 (2.11%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.11%) Physics
4 9 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.87%) Derivative
6 7 (1.64%) Human Factors
6 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.41%) Firmware
8 5 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.94%) SWIFT
9 4 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.70%) NHS
10 3 (0.70%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.22%) Windows
2 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.94%) Linux
4 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.47%) UNIX
5 2 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) AIX
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (30.68%) Validation
2 117 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (25.06%) Project Management
4 93 (21.78%) UML
5 78 (18.27%) Business Analysis
6 74 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (13.35%) Use Case
8 53 (12.41%) Change Management
9 43 (10.07%) Scrum
10 41 (9.60%) SOA
11 40 (9.37%) Time Management
12 35 (8.20%) OO
12 35 (8.20%) Migration
13 34 (7.96%) Software Engineering
14 32 (7.49%) SysML
15 31 (7.26%) Data Analysis
16 30 (7.03%) Change Control
17 29 (6.79%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (6.32%) Business Transformation
19 25 (5.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.79%) SQL
2 28 (6.56%) Java
3 24 (5.62%) C
4 10 (2.34%) C#
5 9 (2.11%) MATLAB
6 7 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.41%) C++
8 5 (1.17%) VBA
8 5 (1.17%) Python
9 4 (0.94%) Ruby
9 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.47%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.23%) VC++
11 1 (0.23%) XPath
11 1 (0.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 65 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.48%) Degree
3 39 (9.13%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.45%) ISEB
5 6 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.17%) IIBA
7 4 (0.94%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.70%) CBAP
9 2 (0.47%) MBA
9 2 (0.47%) MOS
9 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.28%) QA
2 5 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.94%) EMIR
4 3 (0.70%) DO-254
4 3 (0.70%) Basel III
5 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) DO-160
6 1 (0.23%) Basel II
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.70%) XenApp
2 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.23%) Salt
2 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) SCOM
2 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (8.90%) IBM
1 38 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.26%) SAP
3 17 (3.98%) Oracle
4 15 (3.51%) Software AG
5 12 (2.81%) HP
6 7 (1.64%) VMware
7 5 (1.17%) Capita
7 5 (1.17%) Citrix
7 5 (1.17%) Cisco
8 3 (0.70%) Mercator
9 2 (0.47%) Google
9 2 (0.47%) ATG
9 2 (0.47%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.47%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.47%) Actel
9 2 (0.47%) hybris
9 2 (0.47%) Demandware
9 2 (0.47%) Siebel
London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €850 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago