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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Requirements Gathering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Gathering over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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 Gathering (Requirements Elicitation)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 71 77
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 +13
Contract jobs citing Requirements Gathering 92 88 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.22% 3.10% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 3.38% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 39 62
10th Percentile £410 £413 £350
25th Percentile £489 £456 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £528 £500 £505
Median % change year-on-year +5.50% -0.99% +1.00%
75th Percentile £596 £563 £550
90th Percentile £673 £676 £623
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £69.25 - £23.50
Median hourly rate £70.50 - £24.00
75th Percentile £71.75 - £24.50
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £70.50 - £24.00

Requirements Gathering 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 3,790 2,604 2,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.39% 91.59% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,865 1,889 2,083
10th Percentile £388 £340 £338
25th Percentile £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £515
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -1.90%
75th Percentile £688 £628 £603
90th Percentile £775 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 50
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.28 £14.41
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.98 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +76.28% -4.51% +21.82%
75th Percentile £54.38 £28.94 £39.13
90th Percentile £62.50 £38.98 £52.33
Central London median hourly rate £40.50 £20.00 £24.31
% change year-on-year +102.50% -17.73% +21.55%

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

Requirements Gathering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

Requirements Gathering
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

Requirements Gathering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Requirements Gathering in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Requirements Gathering in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Gathering 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 Gathering.

1 45 (48.91%) Agile
2 36 (39.13%) Social Skills
3 24 (26.09%) Finance
4 23 (25.00%) Scrum
4 23 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 22 (23.91%) JIRA
6 19 (20.65%) Project Management
7 18 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (18.48%) Banking
9 16 (17.39%) Migration
9 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
10 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
10 15 (16.30%) SQL
11 14 (15.22%) Azure
11 14 (15.22%) Confluence
12 13 (14.13%) User Stories
13 12 (13.04%) Change Management
14 11 (11.96%) Public Sector
14 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (10.87%) Decision-Making
15 10 (10.87%) AWS
16 9 (9.78%) Legal
16 9 (9.78%) Workflow
16 9 (9.78%) HTML
17 8 (8.70%) Java
17 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
17 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
17 8 (8.70%) Project Delivery
17 8 (8.70%) Presentation Skills

Requirements Gathering
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 14 (15.22%) Confluence
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.09%) Appian
4 1 (1.09%) Camunda
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.09%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Azure
2 10 (10.87%) AWS
3 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (2.17%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.17%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (2.17%) AWS Control Tower
5 2 (2.17%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.17%) GCP
5 2 (2.17%) PowerApps
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (1.09%) NuGet
6 1 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) VSAN
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.09%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) VLAN
3 1 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) Power BI
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.26%) Metadata
4 3 (3.26%) Tableau
5 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.09%) DTS
6 1 (1.09%) Flink
6 1 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) QlikView
6 1 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.09%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.09%) Crucible
5 1 (1.09%) FishEye
5 1 (1.09%) GitLab
5 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.09%) XMLSpy
General
1 36 (39.13%) Social Skills
2 24 (26.09%) Finance
3 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (18.48%) Banking
5 11 (11.96%) Public Sector
6 9 (9.78%) Legal
7 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
7 8 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (5.43%) Marketing
9 4 (4.35%) Front Office
10 3 (3.26%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (2.17%) International Banking
11 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
11 2 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (1.09%) Advertising
12 1 (1.09%) Back Office
12 1 (1.09%) Games
12 1 (1.09%) Law
12 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (44.57%) Analyst
2 37 (40.22%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Architect
5 6 (6.52%) Public Sector Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (3.26%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) HTML
2 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
2 7 (7.61%) CSS
3 6 (6.52%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) REST
3 6 (6.52%) Spring
4 5 (5.43%) HTML5
4 5 (5.43%) jQuery
4 5 (5.43%) Node.js
4 5 (5.43%) XML
5 4 (4.35%) CSS3
5 4 (4.35%) Electron Framework
5 4 (4.35%) Middleware
5 4 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.17%) Kafka
6 2 (2.17%) React
6 2 (2.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) CMDB
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.17%) Derivative
4 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.17%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Equity Risk
5 1 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.26%) Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Unix
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile
2 23 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 23 (25.00%) Scrum
3 19 (20.65%) Project Management
4 18 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 16 (17.39%) Migration
6 13 (14.13%) User Stories
7 12 (13.04%) Change Management
8 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.87%) Decision-Making
10 9 (9.78%) Workflow
11 8 (8.70%) CI/CD
11 8 (8.70%) Programme Delivery
11 8 (8.70%) Project Delivery
12 7 (7.61%) Analytics
12 7 (7.61%) AOP
12 7 (7.61%) Business Case
12 7 (7.61%) Epics
12 7 (7.61%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) Java
2 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.61%) Python
4 6 (6.52%) C#
5 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.35%) ES6
6 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.17%) Scala
7 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.09%) Bash
8 1 (1.09%) Formula Language
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
8 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 2 (2.17%) CBAP
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
3 2 (2.17%) PMP
3 2 (2.17%) Tableau Certification
4 1 (1.09%) CSPO
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) GDPR
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.26%) PMO
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) ISO 20022
3 2 (2.17%) SEPA
4 1 (1.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Docker
2 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Terraform
2 2 (2.17%) vRealize
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) PagerDuty
4 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.17%) Gigya
5 2 (2.17%) HP
5 2 (2.17%) Okta
5 2 (2.17%) Ping Identity
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Murex
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle
6 1 (1.09%) Pega
6 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.09%) SunGard
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase