The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 76 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£418 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
610 393 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.25% 71.58% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 259 240
Average daily rate £363 £371 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.23 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (55.56%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) SysML
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (44.44%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) SysML
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft