The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Management
Rank 107 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 9 48 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 1.98% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 2.64% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
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£425 £284 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.77% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £271 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £312 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 3
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Requirements Management
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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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1787 1819 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.58% 75.13% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 961 674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 58
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Requirements Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Requirements Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Requirements Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management across the West Midlands region.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Coventry -21 2 £350 +17.64% 1
Birmingham +1 1 £500 +70.94%
Shropshire -7 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
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Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (23.53%) Electronics
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
5 3 (17.65%) Automotive
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) TargetLink
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint

Requirements Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Simulink
2 2 (11.76%) Stateflow
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.76%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.76%) ClearQuest
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
3 3 (17.65%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Process Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Validation
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
1 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
3 1 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) MathWorks
1 2 (11.76%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) Green Hills
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
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