Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Requirements Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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 Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 193 191
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2 +33
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 36 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.60% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.69% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 30
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £400 £395 £388
90th Percentile £713 £618 £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £494 £463
% change year-on-year +11.39% +6.76% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Requirements Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the City of London

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 8 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 8 (22.22%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 8 (22.22%) Market Making
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) Linux
6 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) Banking
7 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
8 4 (11.11%) UML
8 4 (11.11%) Advertising
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Back Office
8 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 4 (11.11%) Ruby
8 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.11%) Scenario Testing

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) HBase
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Advertising
3 4 (11.11%) Back Office
4 3 (8.33%) Prime Brokerage
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Business Finance Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Investment Management Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.33%) Derivative
1 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Solaris
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
1 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
1 8 (22.22%) Low Latency
1 8 (22.22%) Market Making
1 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (22.22%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (16.67%) SDLC
3 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 3 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) IIBA
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) MiFID
2 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.78%) EMIR
2 1 (2.78%) IFRS
2 1 (2.78%) SEPA
2 1 (2.78%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Fidessa
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Charles River
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow