The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Requirements Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 117 128
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.20% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £383
% change year-on-year +5.16% +1.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54%  

Requirements Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in Berkshire

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in Berkshire

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (20.00%) IVR
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) HOOD

Requirements Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) HOOD
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Amdocs