Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 January 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 497 505 499
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -102
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 360 377 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 232 251
England median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £320 £340 £315
90th Percentile £600 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 20
England median hourly rate £41.75 £42.25 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% -7.65% +14.38%
10th Percentile £36.95 £28.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £44.48 £80.73 £53.20
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £42.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% -6.11% +12.50%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,193 78,716 76,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.04% 85.97% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,209 53,121 51,114
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £615
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,914 1,838 2,170
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -2.34% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.83 £47.85
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
% change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in England

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in England

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in England

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in England

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in England

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -70 116 £488 -2.50% 31
South East +50 104 £425 -11.46% 27
North of England -3 59 £400 -5.88% 12
North West +3 36 £400 -5.88% 10
South West -26 36 £500 +42.86% 17
East of England +9 26 £388 -13.65% 12
Yorkshire -5 21 £450 +8.43% 2
Midlands -12 20 £385 -8.33% 13
West Midlands -28 11 £393 -12.04% 8
East Midlands +3 9 £385 -14.44% 5
North East +2 2 £385 -
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis 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 England region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 146 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (22.78%) SQL
3 80 (22.22%) Oracle
4 77 (21.39%) Security Cleared
5 72 (20.00%) Finance
6 68 (18.89%) SDLC
7 65 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (17.78%) Business Analysis
9 60 (16.67%) .NET
10 59 (16.39%) User Stories
11 58 (16.11%) Project Management
12 56 (15.56%) Microsoft
13 52 (14.44%) Use Case
14 51 (14.17%) SC Cleared
14 51 (14.17%) Software Engineering
15 50 (13.89%) Test Automation
16 49 (13.61%) Java
16 49 (13.61%) Scrum
16 49 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (13.33%) C
18 46 (12.78%) System Integration Testing
19 42 (11.67%) XML
19 42 (11.67%) Linux
20 40 (11.11%) Python
20 40 (11.11%) Data Modelling
21 39 (10.83%) Degree
22 37 (10.28%) Unit Testing
23 36 (10.00%) UML
23 36 (10.00%) Unix

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (2.78%) CMS
1 10 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) Confluence
2 8 (2.22%) Drupal
2 8 (2.22%) JBoss
3 6 (1.67%) SAS
4 5 (1.39%) Apache
4 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.11%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.11%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) InVision
4 3 (0.83%) Pixate
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.83%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.50%) Boomi
3 9 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.39%) Office 365
5 4 (1.11%) Akamai
5 4 (1.11%) IaaS
6 3 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.83%) PaaS
7 2 (0.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) AtomSphere
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.28%) G Suite
8 1 (0.28%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.22%) Firewall
1 8 (2.22%) Internet
2 7 (1.94%) Network Security
3 6 (1.67%) HTTP
4 5 (1.39%) SAN
5 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.83%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.83%) Skype
6 3 (0.83%) SSL
7 2 (0.56%) DHCP
7 2 (0.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.28%) 3G
8 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.28%) BGP
8 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.28%) MPLS
8 1 (0.28%) OSPF
8 1 (0.28%) SS7
8 1 (0.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.39%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (6.11%) Hadoop
3 22 (6.11%) MySQL
4 21 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.33%) Ingres
7 11 (3.06%) Big Data
7 11 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.22%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (2.22%) SQLPlus
9 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.39%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.39%) MS Access
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (7.78%) NUnit
2 25 (6.94%) Ant
2 25 (6.94%) ClearCase
2 25 (6.94%) CppUnit
2 25 (6.94%) GoogleTest
2 25 (6.94%) Subversion
3 21 (5.83%) JIRA
4 20 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 17 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.78%) Selenium
6 10 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 8 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.22%) JUnit
7 8 (2.22%) Rational Team Concert
8 7 (1.94%) PVCS
9 6 (1.67%) Gatling
10 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.39%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.39%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (6.39%) Banking
3 20 (5.56%) Retail
4 8 (2.22%) Back Office
4 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.22%) Marketing
5 7 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Law
6 5 (1.39%) Legal
6 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.11%) Automotive
7 4 (1.11%) Billing
7 4 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.83%) Avionics
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.83%) Front Office
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
8 3 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 155 (43.06%) Analyst
2 115 (31.94%) Business Analyst
3 72 (20.00%) Developer
4 49 (13.61%) Architect
5 19 (5.28%) Software Engineer
6 18 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 17 (4.72%) Consultant
8 16 (4.44%) C Developer
8 16 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 12 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.78%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (2.78%) Tester
11 9 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (2.50%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.22%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.22%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (2.22%) Data Architect
12 8 (2.22%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.67%) .NET
2 42 (11.67%) XML
3 34 (9.44%) REST
3 34 (9.44%) Web Services
4 22 (6.11%) SOAP
5 20 (5.56%) HTML
5 20 (5.56%) JSON
5 20 (5.56%) RESTful
6 15 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 14 (3.89%) CSS
7 14 (3.89%) J2EE
7 14 (3.89%) Node.js
8 11 (3.06%) Hibernate
8 11 (3.06%) WSDL
8 11 (3.06%) XSLT
9 10 (2.78%) JPA
10 8 (2.22%) EJB 3.0
10 8 (2.22%) JAXB
10 8 (2.22%) JSF
10 8 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.11%) Derivative
3 17 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.06%) User Experience
5 7 (1.94%) Equities
5 7 (1.94%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.11%) Clustering
8 4 (1.11%) Fintech
8 4 (1.11%) FMCG
8 4 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.11%) Replication
9 3 (0.83%) CMDB
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.67%) Linux
2 36 (10.00%) Unix
3 30 (8.33%) Windows
4 8 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.67%) Android
6 4 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (40.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.89%) SDLC
3 65 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
4 64 (17.78%) Business Analysis
5 59 (16.39%) User Stories
6 58 (16.11%) Project Management
7 52 (14.44%) Use Case
8 51 (14.17%) Software Engineering
9 50 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 49 (13.61%) Scrum
11 48 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (12.78%) System Integration Testing
13 40 (11.11%) Data Modelling
14 37 (10.28%) Unit Testing
15 36 (10.00%) UML
16 34 (9.44%) Configuration Management
16 34 (9.44%) Data Analysis
17 31 (8.61%) Integration Testing
17 31 (8.61%) Validation
18 30 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 82 (22.78%) SQL
2 49 (13.61%) Java
3 48 (13.33%) C
4 40 (11.11%) Python
5 32 (8.89%) C#
5 32 (8.89%) C++
5 32 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.83%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.50%) Perl
8 7 (1.94%) Scala
9 6 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.39%) VBA
11 4 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.83%) PHP
12 3 (0.83%) Ruby
13 2 (0.56%) Delphi
13 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (21.39%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 39 (10.83%) Degree
4 21 (5.83%) ISTQB
5 20 (5.56%) ISEB
6 19 (5.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.39%) MBA
10 4 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.11%) CISSP
11 3 (0.83%) CCNA
11 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (0.83%) GIAC
11 3 (0.83%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.83%) MCSE
11 3 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.83%) SANS
11 3 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.11%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) GDPR
3 4 (1.11%) SLA
4 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.83%) GxP
4 3 (0.83%) SEPA
5 2 (0.56%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.28%) EMIR
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS
6 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.28%) MiFID
6 1 (0.28%) TARGET2
System Software
1 10 (2.78%) Docker
2 6 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.83%) IAG
3 3 (0.83%) vSphere
4 2 (0.56%) HDFS
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) SCCM
2 3 (0.83%) Hyperic
2 3 (0.83%) Puppet
2 3 (0.83%) Salt
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
3 2 (0.56%) Control-M
3 2 (0.56%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Nagios
4 1 (0.28%) Rsyslog
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (22.22%) Oracle
2 56 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.89%) SAP
4 12 (3.33%) Informatica
5 10 (2.78%) Citrix
5 10 (2.78%) Dell
5 10 (2.78%) HP
6 9 (2.50%) Tableau
7 8 (2.22%) MuleSoft
7 8 (2.22%) VMware
8 7 (1.94%) Pega
9 6 (1.67%) IBM
9 6 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.39%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.39%) NetApp
11 4 (1.11%) Cisco
11 4 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
12 3 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.83%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.83%) hybris