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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
London / City of London
Rank 134 136 172
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 21 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.79% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 20
Median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £403 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £625 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% +6.41%  

Requirements Analysis 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2590 2921 4181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.82% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2334 3226
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the City of London.

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

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis 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 City of London region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 15 (45.45%) Finance
1 15 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) UML
3 10 (30.30%) Use Case
3 10 (30.30%) Investment Management
4 9 (27.27%) Business Process Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) SDLC
5 8 (24.24%) Front Office
5 8 (24.24%) MiFID
6 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
7 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Swim Lanes
9 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) BPMN
9 4 (12.12%) XML
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Fund Management
10 3 (9.09%) .NET
10 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (9.09%) Unix
10 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 3 (9.09%) RUP

Requirements Analysis
Top Related 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 (3.03%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) HBase
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) jMock
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Mockito
1 1 (3.03%) Rational Software Modeler
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Front Office
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 18 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Business Information Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.03%) MiFID Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.03%) WebKit
4 1 (3.03%) XSD
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Equities
3 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.03%) STB
3 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 12 (36.36%) UML
3 10 (30.30%) Investment Management
3 10 (30.30%) Use Case
4 9 (27.27%) Business Process Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Swim Lanes
9 4 (12.12%) BPMN
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Fund Management
10 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) MiFID
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.03%) EMIR
3 1 (3.03%) FATCA
3 1 (3.03%) SEPA
3 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.03%) TARGET2
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Charles River
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Tableau
2 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) hybris
2 1 (3.03%) MapR
2 1 (3.03%) SAP