Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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 Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 455 477 379
Rank change year-on-year +22 -98 +19
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 423 441 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.53% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 281 364
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £300
90th Percentile £640 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 32
England median hourly rate £42.00 £49.46 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.08% +16.38% +16.76%
10th Percentile £37.50 £41.25 £31.44
90th Percentile £53.75 £58.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £49.46 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.08% +23.65% +9.89%

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 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +19 192 £511 +7.58% 17
South East -39 63 £425 +3.66% 4
Midlands -6 50 £415 -4.05% 6
North of England +66 47 £425 +8.63% 9
South West +33 41 £350 -33.33% 4
West Midlands +42 32 £450 -8.16% 1
North West +30 32 £425 +8.63% 5
East of England -3 29 £438 - 4
East Midlands -32 19 £406 +1.56% 5
Yorkshire +21 14 £415 +10.67% 4
North East +66 1 - -
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis 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 England region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 164 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (33.57%) Finance
3 111 (26.24%) SQL
4 73 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (16.78%) Business Analysis
6 68 (16.08%) Banking
7 67 (15.84%) Scrum
8 63 (14.89%) Oracle
9 62 (14.66%) Data Modelling
10 61 (14.42%) Java
11 56 (13.24%) SDLC
12 53 (12.53%) UML
13 52 (12.29%) Microsoft
14 48 (11.35%) Software Engineering
15 44 (10.40%) Degree
16 43 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 41 (9.69%) Use Case
17 41 (9.69%) C
18 40 (9.46%) Linux
19 39 (9.22%) Project Management
19 39 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (8.98%) Security Cleared
20 38 (8.98%) Validation
20 38 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (8.98%) Data Analysis
21 36 (8.51%) XML
21 36 (8.51%) JavaScript
22 34 (8.04%) Waterfall
23 33 (7.80%) User Stories
24 32 (7.57%) 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 11 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 10 (2.36%) Confluence
3 6 (1.42%) Apache
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.42%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.18%) CMS
4 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.95%) JBoss
6 3 (0.71%) Jetty
6 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.71%) SAS
6 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 25 (5.91%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) NetSuite
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.95%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Endur
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.24%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.89%) SaaS
3 6 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.18%) G Suite
4 5 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 3 (0.71%) Office 365
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (1.42%) Intranet
2 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.42%) Wireless
3 5 (1.18%) Network Security
4 4 (0.95%) Firewall
5 3 (0.71%) Internet
5 3 (0.71%) SAN
6 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.47%) LAN
6 2 (0.47%) MPLS
6 2 (0.47%) MVNO
7 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.24%) IKE
7 1 (0.24%) IPsec
7 1 (0.24%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) Skype
7 1 (0.24%) SMS
7 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 23 (5.44%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.49%) MySQL
5 15 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.60%) Big Data
8 11 (2.60%) SQLPlus
9 10 (2.36%) GIS
9 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.89%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.89%) Ingres
11 7 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.65%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.18%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (5.20%) JIRA
2 9 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.42%) CruiseControl
4 6 (1.42%) LINQPad
4 6 (1.42%) ProC
4 6 (1.42%) Selenium
4 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.18%) JMeter
5 5 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.95%) GitLab
6 4 (0.95%) JUnit
7 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.71%) MSI
7 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.47%) Gatling
8 2 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 142 (33.57%) Finance
2 68 (16.08%) Banking
3 26 (6.15%) Retail
4 18 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 14 (3.31%) Front Office
5 14 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.84%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.60%) Electronics
7 11 (2.60%) Marketing
8 10 (2.36%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.13%) Back Office
10 7 (1.65%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.65%) Legal
11 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.95%) Billing
13 3 (0.71%) Advertising
14 2 (0.47%) Games
14 2 (0.47%) International Banking
15 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 201 (47.52%) Analyst
2 157 (37.12%) Business Analyst
3 82 (19.39%) Developer
4 36 (8.51%) Architect
5 32 (7.57%) Software Engineer
6 21 (4.96%) SQL Developer
7 19 (4.49%) Java Developer
8 18 (4.26%) Banking Analyst
8 18 (4.26%) Consultant
8 18 (4.26%) IT Analyst
9 17 (4.02%) Data Analyst
9 17 (4.02%) Financial Analyst
10 16 (3.78%) Finance Business Analyst
11 15 (3.55%) Business IT Analyst
11 15 (3.55%) IT Business Analyst
11 15 (3.55%) Project Analyst
12 14 (3.31%) Financial Business Analyst
12 14 (3.31%) Senior Developer
13 13 (3.07%) Embedded Engineer
13 13 (3.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.51%) XML
2 27 (6.38%) HTML
3 24 (5.67%) .NET
4 23 (5.44%) Web Services
5 22 (5.20%) Spring
6 20 (4.73%) jQuery
7 18 (4.26%) HTML5
8 15 (3.55%) Middleware
9 12 (2.84%) CSS
10 11 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (2.60%) XSLT
11 10 (2.36%) JSF
11 10 (2.36%) WCF
12 9 (2.13%) J2EE
13 8 (1.89%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.89%) CSS3
14 7 (1.65%) JSON
15 6 (1.42%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.42%) REST
15 6 (1.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.49%) Derivative
5 14 (3.31%) User Experience
6 13 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.36%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.13%) Equities
10 8 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.42%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.42%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.18%) Replication
13 4 (0.95%) Clustering
13 4 (0.95%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.95%) Fintech
13 4 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.95%) Taxonomies
14 3 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.46%) Linux
2 32 (7.57%) Unix
3 20 (4.73%) Windows
4 12 (2.84%) AIX
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.42%) Solaris
7 4 (0.95%) CentOS
8 2 (0.47%) Android
8 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (16.78%) Business Analysis
4 67 (15.84%) Scrum
5 62 (14.66%) Data Modelling
6 56 (13.24%) SDLC
7 53 (12.53%) UML
8 48 (11.35%) Software Engineering
9 43 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 41 (9.69%) Use Case
11 39 (9.22%) Project Management
12 38 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (8.98%) Data Analysis
12 38 (8.98%) Validation
13 34 (8.04%) Waterfall
14 33 (7.80%) User Stories
15 30 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (7.09%) Migration
16 29 (6.86%) Wireframes
17 28 (6.62%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 111 (26.24%) SQL
2 61 (14.42%) Java
3 41 (9.69%) C
4 36 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.09%) C++
6 28 (6.62%) Shell Script
7 27 (6.38%) Python
8 23 (5.44%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.26%) C#
10 12 (2.84%) Scala
10 12 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.13%) Perl
11 9 (2.13%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.65%) Ada
12 7 (1.65%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.42%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.42%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.42%) R
13 6 (1.42%) Tcl
14 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (10.40%) Degree
2 38 (8.98%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.18%) ISEB
6 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CFA
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.36%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.13%) DO-178B
2 9 (2.13%) GDPR
2 9 (2.13%) QA
3 5 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.18%) MiFID
4 4 (0.95%) EMIR
4 4 (0.95%) PMO
5 3 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.71%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.71%) PSD2
5 3 (0.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.24%) ECSS
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.36%) Docker
2 6 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.42%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) FlexNet
2 4 (0.95%) Consul
2 4 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.95%) Packer
2 4 (0.95%) Puppet
2 4 (0.95%) Terraform
3 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.71%) ThinApp
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) Oozie
5 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (14.89%) Oracle
2 52 (12.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.26%) SAP
4 11 (2.60%) Fidessa
5 10 (2.36%) Capita
5 10 (2.36%) Google
6 8 (1.89%) Curam
6 8 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.89%) Sybase
6 8 (1.89%) Workday
7 7 (1.65%) Ab Initio
7 7 (1.65%) IBM
8 6 (1.42%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.42%) Fujitsu
8 6 (1.42%) Informatica
8 6 (1.42%) Syncfusion
8 6 (1.42%) Telerik
9 5 (1.18%) Freescale
9 5 (1.18%) Tableau
9 5 (1.18%) Talend