The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 West Midlands 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 74 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 47 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 0.76% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -35.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 1
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1739 1309 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.38% 66.58% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 652 751
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 58 70
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.63 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Requirements Management
England

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
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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +5 7 £293 +6.36% 2
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 - 1
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 50 (74.63%) Validation
2 33 (49.25%) Manufacturing
2 33 (49.25%) Project Management
3 29 (43.28%) Time Management
4 28 (41.79%) Rational DOORS
5 27 (40.30%) ENOVIA
6 20 (29.85%) Migration
7 19 (28.36%) Automotive
8 18 (26.87%) PLM
9 15 (22.39%) SAP
10 13 (19.40%) CAD
10 13 (19.40%) PDM
10 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
10 13 (19.40%) Change Management
10 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
10 13 (19.40%) DELMIA
10 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
10 13 (19.40%) Data Architecture
11 11 (16.42%) Business Transformation
11 11 (16.42%) ClearQuest
11 11 (16.42%) ClearCase
12 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
14 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
15 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
15 7 (10.45%) Physics
15 7 (10.45%) Degree
15 7 (10.45%) GAP Analysis
15 7 (10.45%) Publishing
16 6 (8.96%) Human Factors

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (1.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 27 (40.30%) ENOVIA
2 13 (19.40%) DELMIA
3 2 (2.99%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (16.42%) ClearCase
2 11 (16.42%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 33 (49.25%) Manufacturing
2 19 (28.36%) Automotive
3 7 (10.45%) Publishing
4 5 (7.46%) Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Finance
6 3 (4.48%) Military
7 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (1.49%) Electronics
8 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Applications Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Requirements Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Requirements Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Implementation Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Data Consultant
8 1 (1.49%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Data Migration Consultant
8 1 (1.49%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.49%) Systems Tester
8 1 (1.49%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (1.49%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (1.49%) Tester
8 1 (1.49%) Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.45%) Physics
3 6 (8.96%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (74.63%) Validation
2 33 (49.25%) Project Management
3 29 (43.28%) Time Management
4 20 (29.85%) Migration
5 18 (26.87%) PLM
6 13 (19.40%) PDM
6 13 (19.40%) Change Management
6 13 (19.40%) CAD
6 13 (19.40%) Software Testing
6 13 (19.40%) Data Architecture
7 11 (16.42%) Business Transformation
8 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Change Control
12 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
13 3 (4.48%) Data Cleansing
14 2 (2.99%) Data Migration
14 2 (2.99%) Analytics
14 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Java
1 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) ESRI
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
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