Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 493 496
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 -118
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 374 361 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 220 276
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +4.84%
10th Percentile £332 £342 £306
90th Percentile £600 £641 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 23
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.00 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.60% -15.08% +9.91%
10th Percentile £27.00 £37.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £53.75 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £42.00 £46.96
% change year-on-year +1.79% -10.56% +10.49%

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 81,220 77,719 83,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.23% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,167 51,884 55,741
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,202 1,867 2,203
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 -6 145 £515 +3.00% 40
South East +26 84 £475 +11.76% 22
North of England +1 67 £400 -5.88% 11
South West -5 49 £525 +45.83% 12
North West -10 36 £393 -9.25% 9
Yorkshire -8 26 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England -22 18 £450 +7.14% 10
Midlands -46 11 £440 +10.00% 12
West Midlands -26 7 £445 +5.95% 5
North East - 5 - -
East Midlands -11 4 £400 +6.67% 7
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 168 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (26.74%) Finance
3 86 (22.99%) SQL
4 80 (21.39%) Scrum
5 79 (21.12%) SDLC
6 75 (20.05%) Oracle
7 72 (19.25%) Business Analysis
8 67 (17.91%) Microsoft
9 66 (17.65%) Java
10 61 (16.31%) Security Cleared
11 57 (15.24%) .NET
12 56 (14.97%) Data Modelling
13 53 (14.17%) Degree
13 53 (14.17%) User Stories
14 50 (13.37%) XML
15 49 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (12.83%) Web Services
16 48 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 48 (12.83%) Use Case
17 46 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 43 (11.50%) Project Management
19 42 (11.23%) C#
19 42 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
20 41 (10.96%) Banking
21 40 (10.70%) Software Engineering
21 40 (10.70%) REST
22 38 (10.16%) C
22 38 (10.16%) SQL Server
23 35 (9.36%) JavaScript
24 33 (8.82%) Test Automation

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 15 (4.01%) JBoss
2 13 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.67%) CMS
3 10 (2.67%) Confluence
4 7 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.87%) Drupal
4 7 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.34%) Apache
5 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.34%) SAS
6 3 (0.80%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.27%) Liferay
8 1 (0.27%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) InVision
5 3 (0.80%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 11 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Exstream
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.60%) Boomi
5 5 (1.34%) Office 365
6 4 (1.07%) Akamai
6 4 (1.07%) SaaS
7 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.80%) PaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.53%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.53%) Serverless
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) Firewall
2 6 (1.60%) Internet
2 6 (1.60%) Network Security
3 5 (1.34%) SAN
3 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.80%) HTTP
4 3 (0.80%) LAN
4 3 (0.80%) Skype
4 3 (0.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) 2G
5 1 (0.27%) 3G
5 1 (0.27%) 4G
5 1 (0.27%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) MPLS
5 1 (0.27%) Multicast
5 1 (0.27%) OSPF
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (5.61%) MySQL
4 20 (5.35%) Hadoop
5 19 (5.08%) Big Data
6 17 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (4.01%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (3.48%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.48%) Oracle Database
10 12 (3.21%) NoSQL
10 12 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.67%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.14%) Power BI
13 7 (1.87%) MS Access
13 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (6.95%) JIRA
2 18 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.01%) JUnit
3 15 (4.01%) Rational Team Concert
4 13 (3.48%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.41%) Gatling
7 8 (2.14%) ERwin
8 7 (1.87%) JMeter
8 7 (1.87%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.07%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.07%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.07%) NUnit
10 4 (1.07%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.80%) CodeSonar
11 3 (0.80%) ER Studio
11 3 (0.80%) git-flow
11 3 (0.80%) Robot Framework
General
1 100 (26.74%) Finance
2 41 (10.96%) Banking
3 21 (5.61%) Retail
4 14 (3.74%) Marketing
5 11 (2.94%) Legal
6 9 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.34%) Electronics
8 5 (1.34%) Law
8 5 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.80%) Automotive
10 3 (0.80%) Front Office
10 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 162 (43.32%) Analyst
2 121 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 80 (21.39%) Developer
4 30 (8.02%) Architect
5 24 (6.42%) Java Developer
6 22 (5.88%) Consultant
7 21 (5.61%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 13 (3.48%) Software Engineer
9 12 (3.21%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (2.94%) Data Analyst
10 11 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (2.94%) Test Engineer
10 11 (2.94%) Tester
11 10 (2.67%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.67%) Technical Business Analyst
12 9 (2.41%) Data Modeller
12 9 (2.41%) Test Analyst
13 8 (2.14%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.24%) .NET
2 50 (13.37%) XML
3 48 (12.83%) Web Services
4 40 (10.70%) REST
5 29 (7.75%) HTML
6 27 (7.22%) J2EE
7 26 (6.95%) CSS
7 26 (6.95%) JSON
8 23 (6.15%) Hibernate
9 21 (5.61%) ASP.NET
10 18 (4.81%) JSF
10 18 (4.81%) SOAP
10 18 (4.81%) XSLT
11 16 (4.28%) JPA
11 16 (4.28%) RESTful
12 15 (4.01%) EJB
12 15 (4.01%) EJB 3.0
12 15 (4.01%) JAXB
12 15 (4.01%) PrimeFaces
12 15 (4.01%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.28%) Fintech
3 12 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.67%) User Experience
6 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.34%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.34%) NHS
9 5 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (1.34%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.07%) Equities
11 3 (0.80%) PMI
12 2 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.53%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.53%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.35%) Windows
2 13 (3.48%) Linux
3 12 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.87%) Android
5 6 (1.60%) Unix
6 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (21.39%) Scrum
3 79 (21.12%) SDLC
4 72 (19.25%) Business Analysis
5 56 (14.97%) Data Modelling
6 53 (14.17%) User Stories
7 48 (12.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (12.83%) Use Case
8 46 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (11.50%) Project Management
10 42 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (10.70%) Software Engineering
12 33 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 29 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (7.75%) Data Analysis
14 28 (7.49%) Workflow
15 27 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (7.22%) UML
15 27 (7.22%) Waterfall
15 27 (7.22%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.99%) SQL
2 66 (17.65%) Java
3 42 (11.23%) C#
4 38 (10.16%) C
5 35 (9.36%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.22%) Python
7 26 (6.95%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.81%) C++
9 15 (4.01%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.48%) Scala
11 10 (2.67%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.07%) Ruby
12 4 (1.07%) VBA
13 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.80%) Perl
13 3 (0.80%) PHP
13 3 (0.80%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (16.31%) Security Cleared
2 53 (14.17%) Degree
3 30 (8.02%) SC Cleared
4 24 (6.42%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.01%) ISEB
6 13 (3.48%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.14%) MBA
10 4 (1.07%) CISSP
10 4 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.80%) CCNA
11 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.80%) GIAC
11 3 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.80%) MCSE
11 3 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.80%) SANS
11 3 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.28%) QA
2 9 (2.41%) GDPR
3 7 (1.87%) GxP
4 5 (1.34%) SEPA
5 4 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.07%) PMO
6 2 (0.53%) PSD2
7 1 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.27%) EMIR
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) MiFID
7 1 (0.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 12 (3.21%) Docker
2 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.34%) HDFS
2 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.53%) Firmware
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) Puppet
2 4 (1.07%) Oozie
3 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.80%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.80%) Salt
4 2 (0.53%) Control-M
4 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.53%) Rsyslog
4 2 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.53%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (20.05%) Oracle
2 67 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.21%) Informatica
3 12 (3.21%) Tableau
4 10 (2.67%) HP
4 10 (2.67%) OpenText
5 9 (2.41%) Citrix
5 9 (2.41%) SAP
6 7 (1.87%) Cisco
6 7 (1.87%) SOASTA, Inc
7 6 (1.60%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.60%) Dell
7 6 (1.60%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.34%) Blue Coat
8 5 (1.34%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.34%) IBM
8 5 (1.34%) NetApp
8 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.34%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.34%) VMware