The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Management
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 119 135
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +52.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £356 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.39
% change year-on-year +11.53% +4.30%  

Requirements Management 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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1938 2028 2440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.26% 80.03% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1169 1452
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in the East of England

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Management in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the East of England

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the East of England

Requirements Management
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 Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -9 8 £405 +3.18%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £525 +50.00%
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management 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 East of England region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 17 (51.52%) Validation
1 17 (51.52%) Requirements Analysis
2 15 (45.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) MySQL
4 13 (39.39%) Oracle
4 13 (39.39%) UML
4 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
4 13 (39.39%) Middleware
4 13 (39.39%) Data Mapping
4 13 (39.39%) Data Integration
5 12 (36.36%) Statistical Analysis
5 12 (36.36%) Wireframes
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) Ingres
6 11 (33.33%) Data Transformation
6 11 (33.33%) Data Munging
7 9 (27.27%) Scrum
7 9 (27.27%) Data Mining
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) Data Flow Diagram
8 8 (24.24%) XML
9 7 (21.21%) C
9 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) XSLT
10 6 (18.18%) User Stories
11 5 (15.15%) Finance

Requirements Management
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 1 (3.03%) Apache
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.03%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (3.03%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
2 11 (33.33%) Ingres
3 9 (27.27%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Legal
2 3 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Business Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Java Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior IT Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Middleware
2 8 (24.24%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.12%) Device Driver
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Requirements Analysis
1 17 (51.52%) Validation
2 15 (45.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) Data Integration
4 13 (39.39%) Data Mapping
4 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
4 13 (39.39%) UML
5 12 (36.36%) Statistical Analysis
5 12 (36.36%) Wireframes
6 11 (33.33%) Data Munging
6 11 (33.33%) Data Transformation
7 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 8 (24.24%) Data Flow Diagram
9 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) User Stories
11 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C
3 4 (12.12%) ANSI C
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.03%) IBM