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 29 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.

Requirements Management
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 116 128
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 22 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 0.32% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.40% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +5.48% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £35.42
% change year-on-year +4.65% +21.40%  

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 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 29 March 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 +4 13 £423 -
Hertfordshire -1 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £600 +0.41%
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) User Stories
4 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) C
5 9 (27.27%) Validation
5 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (24.24%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) CMS
7 7 (21.21%) MySQL
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle
7 7 (21.21%) UML
7 7 (21.21%) CRM
7 7 (21.21%) B2C
7 7 (21.21%) Adobe
7 7 (21.21%) Middleware
7 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.21%) Content Management
7 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) Marketing
7 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (21.21%) Data Mapping
7 7 (21.21%) Data Integration
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) User Experience
7 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (21.21%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (18.18%) Data Transformation
8 6 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis

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 7 (21.21%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) Ingres
3 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (21.21%) Marketing
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Digital Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Digital Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Marketing Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Marketing Business Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) System Design Authority
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
1 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
1 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) User Stories
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (27.27%) Validation
5 8 (24.24%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) B2C
6 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Content Management
6 7 (21.21%) CRM
6 7 (21.21%) Data Integration
6 7 (21.21%) Data Mapping
6 7 (21.21%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (21.21%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) Web Development
7 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) Data Transformation
7 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
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%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Adobe
1 7 (21.21%) CA Agile Central
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) SAP