Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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 Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 226 225
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 34 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 31
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £383 £402 £281
90th Percentile £713 £656 £600
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +7.34%
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 6313 5815 7604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.40% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5012 4649 6043
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.70%

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 November 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 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 November 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 14 (41.18%) Java
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Fidessa
3 8 (23.53%) C++
3 8 (23.53%) Derivative
3 8 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Algorithmic Trading
5 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 6 (17.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 6 (17.65%) User Stories
5 6 (17.65%) Market Making
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Python
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.76%) Use Case
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.82%) SuccessFactors

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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
4 2 (5.88%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 5 (14.71%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Workday Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Workday Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
2 1 (2.94%) Velocity
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.94%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Solaris
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Algorithmic Trading
1 6 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
1 6 (17.65%) Low Latency
1 6 (17.65%) Market Making
1 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (17.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (17.65%) User Stories
2 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Use Case
4 3 (8.82%) Data Mapping
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) C++
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.82%) Tcl
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.94%) EMIR
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
1 1 (2.94%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Fidessa
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Sybase
3 3 (8.82%) Workday
4 1 (2.94%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau