Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 460 445 412
Rank change year-on-year -15 -33 -38
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 451 409 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.57% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 292 365
England median daily rate £475 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.34% +4.12% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £290
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.29% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 33
England median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £38.05 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £80.73 £53.75 £57.00
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £43.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +1.74% +1.18%

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 79,090 71,350 81,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.79% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,510 47,088 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,096 1,886 2,105
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.62 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% +1.24% +19.05%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 245 £500 +5.26% 45
South East -36 88 £475 +18.75% 31
North of England -8 44 £433 +4.22% 9
South West +2 32 £395 -22.93% 17
East of England +2 24 £438 +6.06% 22
North West -9 23 £600 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire -12 16 £415 -14.87% 2
Midlands -22 16 £440 +17.33% 8
West Midlands -19 9 £418 +11.33% 4
East Midlands -4 7 £440 +13.55% 4
North East +6 5 £450 +40.63% 2
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 194 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (32.59%) Finance
3 116 (25.72%) Java
4 115 (25.50%) SQL
5 90 (19.96%) SDLC
6 85 (18.85%) Business Analysis
7 79 (17.52%) Oracle
8 77 (17.07%) Data Modelling
9 67 (14.86%) Scrum
10 66 (14.63%) Web Services
11 64 (14.19%) XML
12 61 (13.53%) Microsoft
13 60 (13.30%) Banking
13 60 (13.30%) Waterfall
14 58 (12.86%) Software Engineering
14 58 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 56 (12.42%) Security Cleared
16 55 (12.20%) PL/SQL
17 53 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (11.53%) C
18 52 (11.53%) User Acceptance Testing
18 52 (11.53%) Data Analysis
19 49 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (10.42%) Oracle Database
21 46 (10.20%) Windows
22 44 (9.76%) UML
22 44 (9.76%) JavaScript
23 43 (9.53%) SQL Server
24 42 (9.31%) User Stories
25 41 (9.09%) HTML

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 22 (4.88%) Confluence
1 22 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
3 15 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.66%) Apache
5 10 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.89%) JBoss
8 4 (0.89%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.67%) CMS
9 3 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) nginx
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.22%) IIS
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (5.32%) MS Visio
2 14 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.55%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.67%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) Maximo
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.55%) GitHub
5 4 (0.89%) SaaS
6 3 (0.67%) G Suite
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
6 3 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 2 (0.44%) Trello
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.00%) Firewall
1 9 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (1.55%) SAN
3 3 (0.67%) WAN
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.42%) Oracle Database
2 43 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 35 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (6.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (6.43%) GIS
6 29 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (5.10%) Big Data
8 21 (4.66%) Power BI
9 20 (4.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (3.99%) Data Mart
11 16 (3.55%) Hadoop
11 16 (3.55%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.44%) MySQL
12 11 (2.44%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.22%) SQLPlus
14 7 (1.55%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (7.32%) JIRA
2 25 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.44%) JUnit
4 9 (2.00%) ProC
4 9 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.55%) git-flow
7 6 (1.33%) Gatling
7 6 (1.33%) JMeter
7 6 (1.33%) LoadRunner
7 6 (1.33%) Maven
7 6 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.11%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.89%) Rational Team Concert
10 3 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.67%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.67%) ER Studio
10 3 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.44%) Gradle
General
1 147 (32.59%) Finance
2 60 (13.30%) Banking
3 19 (4.21%) Marketing
4 18 (3.99%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.77%) Retail
6 15 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.88%) Electronics
7 13 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.00%) Back Office
9 8 (1.77%) Legal
10 7 (1.55%) Front Office
11 6 (1.33%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.11%) Advertising
13 4 (0.89%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.44%) Law
15 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 172 (38.14%) Analyst
2 129 (28.60%) Business Analyst
3 123 (27.27%) Developer
4 34 (7.54%) Architect
5 32 (7.10%) Java Developer
6 27 (5.99%) SQL Developer
7 24 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (4.21%) Agile Business Analyst
9 17 (3.77%) Integration Developer
10 16 (3.55%) Development Engineer
10 16 (3.55%) Integration Engineer
10 16 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.55%) Software Development Engineer
10 16 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 16 (3.55%) Software Integration Engineer
10 16 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
11 15 (3.33%) Consultant
11 15 (3.33%) Data Analyst
11 15 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
12 14 (3.10%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.63%) Web Services
2 64 (14.19%) XML
3 41 (9.09%) HTML
4 37 (8.20%) J2EE
5 32 (7.10%) JSF
6 25 (5.54%) CSS
7 23 (5.10%) Node.js
8 19 (4.21%) .NET
8 19 (4.21%) MDX
9 17 (3.77%) OAuth
10 16 (3.55%) HTML5
10 16 (3.55%) jQuery
11 15 (3.33%) RESTful
12 13 (2.88%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.44%) ASP.NET
14 10 (2.22%) Spring
14 10 (2.22%) XSLT
15 9 (2.00%) JSON
15 9 (2.00%) REST
15 9 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (5.76%) User Experience
4 17 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 14 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.22%) Fintech
7 10 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (1.77%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.77%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.33%) Derivative
9 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.89%) PMI
10 4 (0.89%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.20%) Windows
2 31 (6.87%) Linux
3 26 (5.76%) Unix
4 19 (4.21%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.00%) AIX
6 7 (1.55%) Android
7 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.22%) VMS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (19.96%) SDLC
3 85 (18.85%) Business Analysis
4 77 (17.07%) Data Modelling
5 67 (14.86%) Scrum
6 60 (13.30%) Waterfall
7 58 (12.86%) Software Engineering
7 58 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (11.53%) Data Analysis
9 52 (11.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (9.76%) UML
11 42 (9.31%) User Stories
12 40 (8.87%) Migration
12 40 (8.87%) Validation
13 38 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (8.20%) Use Case
15 36 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (7.54%) Software Architecture
17 31 (6.87%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (25.72%) Java
2 115 (25.50%) SQL
3 55 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 52 (11.53%) C
5 44 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 38 (8.43%) C#
7 30 (6.65%) Python
8 27 (5.99%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 15 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.66%) C++
12 8 (1.77%) Scala
13 7 (1.55%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.33%) Go
15 5 (1.11%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.11%) Java 8
16 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.89%) Perl
16 4 (0.89%) Ruby
17 3 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (12.42%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.09%) Degree
3 40 (8.87%) DV Cleared
4 20 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.33%) ISEB
7 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.67%) CISSP
8 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.44%) IIBA
9 2 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.22%) CBAP
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.66%) QA
2 14 (3.10%) GDPR
3 11 (2.44%) MiFID
4 10 (2.22%) EMIR
5 8 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.77%) GCP
6 7 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.67%) IFRS
8 3 (0.67%) PSD2
8 3 (0.67%) SEPA
9 2 (0.44%) GAAP
9 2 (0.44%) HL7
9 2 (0.44%) PMO
9 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.22%) COBIT
10 1 (0.22%) DICOM
10 1 (0.22%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.44%) Docker
3 7 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.89%) HDFS
5 2 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (2.00%) Ansible
4 3 (0.67%) Consul
4 3 (0.67%) Terraform
5 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.22%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.22%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (17.52%) Oracle
2 61 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.99%) HP
4 17 (3.77%) SAP
5 16 (3.55%) Fujitsu
6 15 (3.33%) Tableau
7 14 (3.10%) Google
7 14 (3.10%) IBM
8 9 (2.00%) Cisco
9 7 (1.55%) Blue Coat
9 7 (1.55%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.55%) NetApp
9 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.55%) VMware
10 6 (1.33%) Citrix
10 6 (1.33%) SOASTA, Inc
10 6 (1.33%) Splunk
11 5 (1.11%) Apple
11 5 (1.11%) Charles River
12 4 (0.89%) Murex