Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 509 483 491
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 -112
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 382 372 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 246 277
England median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +6.07%
10th Percentile £313 £333 £303
90th Percentile £616 £638 £618
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £441
% change year-on-year +8.57% -0.68% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 24
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +0.58% -21.82%
10th Percentile £24.60 £37.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.35 £53.75 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% -24.55%

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 80,659 75,516 85,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.31% 85.72% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,744 49,807 57,234
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,886 2,048
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.91
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.58 £23.88
% change year-on-year -14.56% +2.95% +9.77%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +8 173 £513 -1.82% 23
South East -13 75 £475 +11.76% 24
North of England -14 56 £400 -5.88% 6
South West -9 39 £500 +38.89% 5
Yorkshire -11 25 £400 -8.57% 2
North West -20 25 £385 -10.98% 3
East of England -15 23 £450 +7.14% 19
Midlands -18 13 £445 +11.25% 8
West Midlands -26 10 £445 +2.89% 4
North East -3 6 £450 +50.00% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £440 +15.03% 4
Requirements Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 177 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (25.65%) Finance
3 84 (21.99%) SQL
4 80 (20.94%) Scrum
5 73 (19.11%) Java
6 70 (18.32%) Business Analysis
6 70 (18.32%) SDLC
7 68 (17.80%) Oracle
7 68 (17.80%) Data Modelling
8 64 (16.75%) Microsoft
9 58 (15.18%) Security Cleared
10 55 (14.40%) XML
11 54 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (13.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (12.30%) Banking
15 46 (12.04%) Use Case
16 45 (11.78%) Degree
17 43 (11.26%) Software Engineering
18 42 (10.99%) UML
18 42 (10.99%) Web Services
19 39 (10.21%) C
20 38 (9.95%) User Stories
21 35 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
21 35 (9.16%) Validation
22 34 (8.90%) Project Management
22 34 (8.90%) C#
22 34 (8.90%) SQL Server
23 33 (8.64%) .NET
24 30 (7.85%) PL/SQL

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 (3.93%) Confluence
2 11 (2.88%) JBoss
2 11 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.09%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.31%) Apache
6 5 (1.31%) CMS
6 5 (1.31%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.52%) Drupal
8 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.26%) Liferay
9 1 (0.26%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Exstream
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 3 (0.79%) PaaS
4 3 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Functions
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
5 2 (0.52%) Serverless
6 1 (0.26%) Boomi
6 1 (0.26%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.83%) Firewall
2 5 (1.31%) SAN
3 3 (0.79%) Internet
3 3 (0.79%) LAN
4 2 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.52%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) 2G
5 1 (0.26%) 3G
5 1 (0.26%) 4G
5 1 (0.26%) BGP
5 1 (0.26%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.26%) MPLS
5 1 (0.26%) Multicast
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) OSPF
5 1 (0.26%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) SS7
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
5 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.16%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (8.90%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.02%) Big Data
4 22 (5.76%) Oracle Database
5 21 (5.50%) MySQL
6 19 (4.97%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.71%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (3.66%) MongoDB
10 12 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.88%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (2.62%) GIS
12 10 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (2.09%) MS Access
13 8 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.83%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.83%) Power BI
14 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (7.07%) JIRA
2 15 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.88%) ERwin
4 11 (2.88%) JUnit
4 11 (2.88%) Rational Team Concert
5 10 (2.62%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.62%) Gatling
6 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.36%) JMeter
6 9 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (2.09%) LoadRunner
8 6 (1.57%) ER Studio
9 5 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.05%) Maven
10 4 (1.05%) NUnit
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 98 (25.65%) Finance
2 47 (12.30%) Banking
3 22 (5.76%) Marketing
4 18 (4.71%) Retail
5 15 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.66%) Legal
7 12 (3.14%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.62%) Electronics
8 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.57%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.79%) Automotive
11 3 (0.79%) Back Office
11 3 (0.79%) Front Office
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.26%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 159 (41.62%) Analyst
2 124 (32.46%) Business Analyst
3 76 (19.90%) Developer
4 29 (7.59%) Architect
5 23 (6.02%) Java Developer
6 20 (5.24%) Consultant
7 19 (4.97%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 15 (3.93%) Software Engineer
9 14 (3.66%) Data Modeller
9 14 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (3.14%) Technical Business Analyst
10 12 (3.14%) Tester
11 11 (2.88%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.88%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.62%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.62%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.62%) Test Analyst
13 9 (2.36%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.40%) XML
2 42 (10.99%) Web Services
3 33 (8.64%) .NET
4 28 (7.33%) J2EE
5 24 (6.28%) HTML
6 23 (6.02%) REST
7 22 (5.76%) JSF
7 22 (5.76%) JSON
8 20 (5.24%) CSS
9 18 (4.71%) Hibernate
10 17 (4.45%) XSLT
11 16 (4.19%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.66%) Spring
13 13 (3.40%) ASP.NET
14 11 (2.88%) EJB
14 11 (2.88%) EJB 3.0
14 11 (2.88%) JAXB
14 11 (2.88%) JPA
14 11 (2.88%) jQuery
14 11 (2.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.45%) Fintech
3 11 (2.88%) User Experience
4 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.36%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.31%) NHS
8 5 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.31%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.05%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.79%) PMI
11 2 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.52%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.33%) Windows
2 9 (2.36%) Unix
3 8 (2.09%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.83%) Linux
5 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.52%) Android
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (20.94%) Scrum
3 70 (18.32%) Business Analysis
3 70 (18.32%) SDLC
4 68 (17.80%) Data Modelling
5 52 (13.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (13.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (12.04%) Use Case
8 43 (11.26%) Software Engineering
9 42 (10.99%) UML
10 38 (9.95%) User Stories
11 35 (9.16%) Validation
12 34 (8.90%) Project Management
13 30 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (7.85%) Migration
14 29 (7.59%) Requirements Management
14 29 (7.59%) Test Automation
15 27 (7.07%) Analytics
15 27 (7.07%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 84 (21.99%) SQL
2 73 (19.11%) Java
3 39 (10.21%) C
4 34 (8.90%) C#
5 30 (7.85%) PL/SQL
6 29 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 28 (7.33%) Python
8 16 (4.19%) C++
9 13 (3.40%) Scala
10 12 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.31%) Go
12 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.79%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.52%) Ada 83
14 2 (0.52%) Ada 95
14 2 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.52%) R
14 2 (0.52%) VB6
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.78%) Degree
3 28 (7.33%) DV Cleared
3 28 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.83%) ISEB
5 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.79%) MBA
6 3 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) IIBA
8 1 (0.26%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.26%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) QA
2 7 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.83%) GDPR
2 7 (1.83%) GxP
2 7 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 5 (1.31%) GCP
4 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.79%) PMO
4 3 (0.79%) PSD2
5 2 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.52%) EMIR
5 2 (0.52%) HL7
5 2 (0.52%) MiFID
5 2 (0.52%) SEPA
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) DICOM
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.66%) Docker
2 11 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.31%) HDFS
3 5 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.52%) Firmware
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.14%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.57%) Ansible
4 4 (1.05%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.05%) Oozie
5 3 (0.79%) Consul
5 3 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.79%) Puppet
5 3 (0.79%) Terraform
6 2 (0.52%) SCCM
6 2 (0.52%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.26%) PTC Integrity
7 1 (0.26%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 68 (17.80%) Oracle
2 64 (16.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.97%) HP
4 16 (4.19%) Tableau
5 13 (3.40%) SAP
6 9 (2.36%) IBM
6 9 (2.36%) OpenText
7 8 (2.09%) Cisco
7 8 (2.09%) Fujitsu
7 8 (2.09%) SOASTA, Inc
7 8 (2.09%) Splunk
8 7 (1.83%) Informatica
9 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.31%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.31%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.31%) Citrix
10 5 (1.31%) Google
10 5 (1.31%) NetApp
10 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.31%) VMware