Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 447 383
Rank change year-on-year -22 -64 -7
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 404 422 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 295 378
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £350 £322 £271
90th Percentile £625 £620 £561
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 37
England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26.25 £40.25 £32.30
90th Percentile £80.73 £53.00 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £44.73 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.10% +11.83% -

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 77,762 74,154 82,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.79% 84.02% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,406 49,441 54,289
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
10th Percentile £294 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,865 2,035 2,438
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.36 £11.36
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.35 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.18% +21.15%

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 February 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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +2 230 £500 - 37
South East -50 75 £475 +17.28% 14
Midlands -14 32 £420 +5.00% 10
North of England +22 29 £419 -2.33% 16
South West +8 27 £350 -33.33% 14
North West +10 20 £413 - 8
West Midlands +11 19 £420 -1.18% 4
East Midlands -26 14 £450 +12.50% 6
East of England -20 10 £463 -8.42% 16
Yorkshire -4 8 £425 -10.53% 7
North East +42 1 - - 1
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 156 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (34.65%) SQL
3 132 (32.67%) Finance
4 94 (23.27%) Java
5 83 (20.54%) Business Analysis
6 74 (18.32%) Oracle
7 69 (17.08%) Scrum
8 65 (16.09%) Banking
9 62 (15.35%) Web Services
10 59 (14.60%) Data Modelling
10 59 (14.60%) SDLC
11 57 (14.11%) XML
12 55 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 52 (12.87%) Data Analysis
14 50 (12.38%) Software Engineering
14 50 (12.38%) Degree
15 48 (11.88%) Microsoft
15 48 (11.88%) C
15 48 (11.88%) Oracle Database
16 47 (11.63%) PL/SQL
17 46 (11.39%) SQL Server
18 42 (10.40%) Linux
18 42 (10.40%) Security Cleared
19 41 (10.15%) Migration
19 41 (10.15%) Waterfall
20 39 (9.65%) JavaScript
20 39 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
21 37 (9.16%) UML
21 37 (9.16%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (5.20%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.96%) Confluence
4 15 (3.71%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (2.23%) Apache
5 9 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.24%) CMS
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.74%) SAS
9 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.50%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.50%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) IIS
10 1 (0.25%) JBoss
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (7.92%) MS Visio
2 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.50%) Summit
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.48%) SaaS
3 7 (1.73%) Office 365
4 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.99%) G Suite
5 4 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.74%) IaaS
7 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.23%) Network Security
2 7 (1.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (1.49%) Firewall
3 6 (1.49%) Intranet
4 5 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.24%) MPLS
5 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.74%) Wireless
6 2 (0.50%) SAN
6 2 (0.50%) SMS
6 2 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) IKE
7 1 (0.25%) Internet
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.25%) IPsec
7 1 (0.25%) MVNO
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.88%) Oracle Database
2 46 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 31 (7.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (7.43%) GIS
6 28 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (5.20%) Relational Database
9 20 (4.95%) Power BI
10 18 (4.46%) Data Mart
10 18 (4.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 14 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (3.47%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.22%) Big Data
13 12 (2.97%) SQLPlus
14 11 (2.72%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.23%) MySQL
16 8 (1.98%) QlikView
17 5 (1.24%) KDB
Development Applications
1 25 (6.19%) JIRA
2 10 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.73%) ProC
4 5 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.24%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.99%) Xcode
6 3 (0.74%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.74%) LINQPad
6 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.50%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.50%) gulp
7 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.50%) Selenium
7 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 132 (32.67%) Finance
2 65 (16.09%) Banking
3 21 (5.20%) Retail
4 13 (3.22%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.72%) Back Office
6 11 (2.72%) Front Office
6 11 (2.72%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.98%) Marketing
9 7 (1.73%) Electronics
10 6 (1.49%) Advertising
11 5 (1.24%) Legal
11 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.74%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.50%) Billing
13 2 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.50%) International Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (40.59%) Analyst
2 129 (31.93%) Business Analyst
3 114 (28.22%) Developer
4 36 (8.91%) Architect
5 32 (7.92%) SQL Developer
6 23 (5.69%) Java Developer
7 22 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 21 (5.20%) Agile Business Analyst
8 21 (5.20%) Financial Analyst
9 20 (4.95%) Finance Business Analyst
10 19 (4.70%) Financial Business Analyst
11 17 (4.21%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.96%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.71%) Data Analyst
13 15 (3.71%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.47%) Integration Developer
14 14 (3.47%) Integration Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Software Development Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Software Integration Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.35%) Web Services
2 57 (14.11%) XML
3 36 (8.91%) HTML
4 30 (7.43%) J2EE
5 27 (6.68%) JSF
6 24 (5.94%) .NET
7 22 (5.45%) jQuery
8 20 (4.95%) HTML5
8 20 (4.95%) Node.js
9 19 (4.70%) CSS
9 19 (4.70%) MDX
10 16 (3.96%) OAuth
11 15 (3.71%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.48%) CSS3
12 10 (2.48%) Spring
13 9 (2.23%) REST
14 8 (1.98%) JSON
15 7 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.73%) IBM Integration Bus
15 7 (1.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.20%) User Experience
4 16 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.97%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.72%) Derivative
6 11 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.24%) Equities
9 5 (1.24%) Replication
10 4 (0.99%) Clustering
10 4 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.74%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.74%) PMI
12 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.40%) Linux
2 36 (8.91%) Windows
3 34 (8.42%) Unix
4 18 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.22%) AIX
6 5 (1.24%) Android
7 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.74%) Solaris
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.54%) Business Analysis
3 69 (17.08%) Scrum
4 59 (14.60%) Data Modelling
4 59 (14.60%) SDLC
5 55 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (12.87%) Data Analysis
6 52 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (12.38%) Software Engineering
8 41 (10.15%) Migration
8 41 (10.15%) Waterfall
9 39 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (9.16%) UML
11 33 (8.17%) Use Case
11 33 (8.17%) User Stories
12 31 (7.67%) Software Architecture
13 30 (7.43%) Acceptance Criteria
13 30 (7.43%) Quality Management
13 30 (7.43%) Web Application Development
14 29 (7.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (34.65%) SQL
2 94 (23.27%) Java
3 48 (11.88%) C
4 47 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 39 (9.65%) JavaScript
6 27 (6.68%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.19%) Python
8 23 (5.69%) C#
9 22 (5.45%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 13 (3.22%) C++
12 11 (2.72%) Perl
13 9 (2.23%) Scala
14 6 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.99%) PHP
15 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.99%) Ruby
15 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.74%) VB
16 3 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (12.38%) Degree
2 42 (10.40%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.43%) DV Cleared
4 16 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.99%) ISEB
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) IIBA
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.71%) GDPR
2 14 (3.47%) QA
3 12 (2.97%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.72%) MiFID
5 9 (2.23%) EMIR
6 6 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.74%) GCP
7 3 (0.74%) IFRS
7 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.74%) SLA
8 2 (0.50%) GAAP
8 2 (0.50%) PMO
8 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.25%) COREP
9 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.25%) ECSS
9 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.25%) SEPA
9 1 (0.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 16 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.99%) Docker
3 3 (0.74%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) FlexNet
2 4 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.74%) Ansible
3 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 74 (18.32%) Oracle
2 48 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.46%) SAP
4 14 (3.47%) Fujitsu
5 10 (2.48%) Capita
6 9 (2.23%) IBM
6 9 (2.23%) Sybase
7 8 (1.98%) Google
8 7 (1.73%) Ab Initio
8 7 (1.73%) Blue Coat
8 7 (1.73%) Cisco
8 7 (1.73%) Tableau
9 5 (1.24%) F5
9 5 (1.24%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.24%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.24%) Sourcefire
10 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.74%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.74%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.74%) Murex