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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Management
Rank 93 88 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 29 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.90% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£298 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.90 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.91% +0.80%
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
1802 1439 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.82% 68.04% 69.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 766 827
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 57 82
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 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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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 -3 6 £310 +12.72%
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +1 1 £275 -16.66% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 55 (80.88%) Validation
2 38 (55.88%) Manufacturing
2 38 (55.88%) Project Management
2 38 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (47.06%) Rational DOORS
3 32 (47.06%) Time Management
4 30 (44.12%) ENOVIA
5 21 (30.88%) Automotive
6 19 (27.94%) PLM
7 18 (26.47%) Migration
8 16 (23.53%) SAP
9 14 (20.59%) CAD
9 14 (20.59%) PDM
9 14 (20.59%) DELMIA
9 14 (20.59%) Data Architecture
9 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
10 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
10 13 (19.12%) ClearQuest
10 13 (19.12%) ClearCase
11 12 (17.65%) Business Transformation
12 11 (16.18%) Change Management
13 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
15 7 (10.29%) Degree
15 7 (10.29%) Mathematics
15 7 (10.29%) Physics
15 7 (10.29%) GAP Analysis
15 7 (10.29%) Publishing
16 6 (8.82%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (44.12%) ENOVIA
2 14 (20.59%) DELMIA
3 2 (2.94%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (47.06%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (19.12%) ClearCase
2 13 (19.12%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 38 (55.88%) Manufacturing
2 21 (30.88%) Automotive
3 7 (10.29%) Publishing
4 5 (7.35%) Finance
5 3 (4.41%) Military
5 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Requirements Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Design Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Requirements Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Developer
6 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (1.47%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (1.47%) Systems Tester
7 1 (1.47%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.47%) Data Consultant
7 1 (1.47%) Tester
7 1 (1.47%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.47%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (1.47%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (1.47%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 38 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.29%) Mathematics
3 7 (10.29%) Physics
4 6 (8.82%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) DTV
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (80.88%) Validation
2 38 (55.88%) Project Management
3 32 (47.06%) Time Management
4 19 (27.94%) PLM
5 18 (26.47%) Migration
6 14 (20.59%) PDM
6 14 (20.59%) CAD
6 14 (20.59%) Data Architecture
6 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Business Transformation
8 11 (16.18%) Change Management
9 10 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (10.29%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.88%) Test Planning
14 3 (4.41%) Data Cleansing
15 2 (2.94%) Analytics
15 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) Java
1 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) ESRI