The first table below looks at the demand for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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 for the Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 62 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.24% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.37% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £425 £235 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.85% -44.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £235 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £235 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +51.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 272 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.36% 64.30% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 164 160
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £23.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Requirements Management
UK

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Management across the Wales region.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Requirements Management
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Requirements Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (80.00%) SysML
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Platform Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SysML
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM