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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 69 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing Requirements Gathering 74 26 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.95% 1.47% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.73% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 26
10th Percentile £413 £300 £250
25th Percentile £425 £413 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £500 £400
Median % change year-on-year -1.00% +25.00% -8.31%
75th Percentile £538 £550 £497
90th Percentile £541 £610 £594
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £56.50 - -
Median hourly rate £59.00 - -
75th Percentile £61.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £55.48 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +68.11% -4.35% +36.18%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,075 1,503 2,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.74% 84.77% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,234 854 1,255
10th Percentile £201 £167 £217
25th Percentile £363 £301 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £440
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% -2.22%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £525
90th Percentile £675 £597 £600
England median daily rate £545 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 189 115
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £11.89
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +15.94%
75th Percentile £53.75 £37.00 £39.31
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £26.98 £24.47 £21.57
% change year-on-year +10.26% +13.44% -4.13%

Requirements Gathering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Gathering in the East of England

Requirements Gathering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Requirements Gathering in the East of England

Requirements Gathering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Daily rate histogram for Requirements Gathering in the East of England

Requirements Gathering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Requirements Gathering in the East of England

Requirements Gathering
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Gathering within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Essex +14 21 £495 - 3
Bedfordshire 0 19 £500 - 4
Cambridgeshire -22 13 £463 +4.52% 5
Hertfordshire +1 12 £425 -24.44% 16
Suffolk -6 6 £525 -8.70% 1
Norfolk - 3 £463 - 2
Requirements Gathering
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Requirements Gathering.

1 35 (47.30%) Agile
2 27 (36.49%) Finance
3 23 (31.08%) Business Analysis
4 22 (29.73%) Migration
5 21 (28.38%) Scrum
6 20 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (25.68%) Social Skills
8 16 (21.62%) JIRA
8 16 (21.62%) Release Management
8 16 (21.62%) AWS
9 15 (20.27%) Confluence
10 13 (17.57%) Project Management
11 12 (16.22%) Analytics
12 11 (14.86%) Use Case
12 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (14.86%) SDLC
13 10 (13.51%) Internal Audit
13 10 (13.51%) Test Management
13 10 (13.51%) QA
13 10 (13.51%) Performance Improvement
13 10 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (13.51%) Validation
14 9 (12.16%) Oracle
14 9 (12.16%) Programme Delivery
14 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (10.81%) User Stories
15 8 (10.81%) ERP
15 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
15 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (10.81%) Retail

Requirements Gathering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (20.27%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.35%) Simulink
4 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) AWS
2 5 (6.76%) Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (4.05%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.35%) Lucidchart
5 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.35%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.35%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) DKIM
1 1 (1.35%) DMARC
1 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Power BI
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Connection
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Event Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.35%) Metadata
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) OLAP
4 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 19 (25.68%) Social Skills
3 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.81%) Retail
5 6 (8.11%) Public Sector
6 4 (5.41%) Games
7 2 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (1.35%) Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.35%) German Language
8 1 (1.35%) Military
8 1 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Analyst
2 28 (37.84%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Finance Business Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Developer
4 7 (9.46%) Implementation Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Release Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Architecture Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Sales Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Sales Business Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Business Change Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Business Change Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Classic ASP
1 2 (2.70%) CSS
1 2 (2.70%) CSS3
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) HTML5
1 2 (2.70%) jQuery
1 2 (2.70%) JSON
1 2 (2.70%) XHTML
2 1 (1.35%) JAX-RS
2 1 (1.35%) JPA
2 1 (1.35%) MDX
2 1 (1.35%) Spring
2 1 (1.35%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) User Experience
2 2 (2.70%) IoT
3 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
1 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Agile
2 23 (31.08%) Business Analysis
3 22 (29.73%) Migration
4 21 (28.38%) Scrum
5 20 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (21.62%) Release Management
7 13 (17.57%) Project Management
8 12 (16.22%) Analytics
9 11 (14.86%) SDLC
9 11 (14.86%) Use Case
9 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (13.51%) Internal Audit
10 10 (13.51%) Performance Improvement
10 10 (13.51%) Test Management
10 10 (13.51%) Validation
11 9 (12.16%) Programme Delivery
12 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.81%) ERP
12 8 (10.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
1 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.35%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) DICOM
2 1 (1.35%) HL7
2 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (1.35%) Control-M
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.11%) SAP
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.70%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.35%) Cognos
7 1 (1.35%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) InterSystems