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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 138 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -21
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 12 7 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.28% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.37% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £500 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +68.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 16
Median hourly rate £22.75 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.33% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £35.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £39.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £41.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-23.17% +8.46%
Requirements Management
England

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
2642 1893 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.52% 76.58% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1570 1132 1018
Median daily rate £400 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 91 131
Median hourly rate £21.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.56% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Requirements Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Requirements Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 7 - -
Birmingham -10 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Solihull -6 2 - -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
2 7 (31.82%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (31.82%) V-Model
2 7 (31.82%) Change Control
3 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (27.27%) Release Management
3 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Case Management
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 5 (22.73%) IEC 61508
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) PLM
6 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Change Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Service Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Validation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Test and Validation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Control
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
1 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
1 7 (31.82%) V-Model
2 6 (27.27%) Case Management
2 6 (27.27%) Release Management
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) PLM
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Perl
1 7 (31.82%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) IEC 61508
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) BT
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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