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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Management
Rank 131 109 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -36
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 13 9 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.37% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.49% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £468 £425 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +49.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 21
Median hourly rate £22.75 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.13% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £35.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £39.60 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £41.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.67% +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
2587 1828 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1124 999
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 - -
Coventry -11 2 - -
Solihull -12 2 - -
Birmingham -14 1 £468 -6.40%
Shropshire -32 1 - -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (34.78%) JIRA
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (30.43%) V-Model
2 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Change Control
2 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 6 (26.09%) Case Management
3 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) IEC 61508
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) PLM
6 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Use Case

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 (8.70%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
1 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) JIRA
2 6 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Change Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Service Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Service Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Validation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Verification Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Change Control
1 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
1 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
1 7 (30.43%) V-Model
2 6 (26.09%) Case Management
2 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) PLM
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) IEC 61508
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.35%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) BT
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft