Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 6 months to 17 July 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 Management
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 570 565 568
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -29
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 294 265 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 161 175
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £340 £313 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £411
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 38
England median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £40.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.77% +9.68%
10th Percentile £26.75 £26.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £63.00 £52.50 £46.48
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.09% +8.93%

Requirements Management 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 81,190 74,448 85,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.87% 85.09% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,959 49,037 57,163
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,238 1,938 2,074
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -14.00% +1.01% +15.12%

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Requirements Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in England

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Management in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in England

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in England

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in England

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Management in England

Requirements Management
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 Management within the England region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 -15 103 £475 - 6
South East -28 72 £440 -2.22% 15
South West +8 53 £425 -5.56% 13
North of England -2 30 £400 - 1
East of England -2 22 £425 -5.56% 5
Yorkshire +1 16 £400 -8.68%
North West -13 14 £314 -21.48% 1
Midlands -16 13 £413 +6.45% 12
West Midlands -31 7 £413 +10.00% 8
East Midlands +5 6 £513 -26.81% 4
North East -9 1 £455 +21.33%
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 103 (35.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 102 (34.69%) Business Analysis
3 97 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (24.15%) Finance
5 64 (21.77%) Security Cleared
6 55 (18.71%) Microsoft
7 53 (18.03%) Project Management
8 52 (17.69%) PRINCE2
9 43 (14.63%) Windows
10 42 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (13.95%) SC Cleared
12 39 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
13 37 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (12.24%) SDLC
15 35 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
15 35 (11.90%) MS Visio
16 34 (11.56%) Validation
17 33 (11.22%) JIRA
18 32 (10.88%) Change Management
19 31 (10.54%) Risk Management
20 29 (9.86%) Requirements Analysis
21 28 (9.52%) Data Analysis
22 27 (9.18%) Degree
22 27 (9.18%) User Stories
23 25 (8.50%) ITIL
23 25 (8.50%) UML
23 25 (8.50%) Prototyping
24 24 (8.16%) SQL
24 24 (8.16%) Data Modelling

Requirements Management
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 14 (4.76%) Confluence
2 7 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.70%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.36%) CMS
5 3 (1.02%) Gunicorn
5 3 (1.02%) nginx
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.68%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.68%) Blender
5 2 (0.68%) LightWave 3D
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.34%) GIMP
6 1 (0.34%) Mingle
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.80%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.36%) Google Play
4 3 (1.02%) GitHub
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.02%) Route 53
4 3 (1.02%) Serverless
5 2 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.74%) Firewall
2 8 (2.72%) Network Security
3 7 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.70%) Wireless
5 4 (1.36%) DMZ
5 4 (1.36%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) RS-422
6 2 (0.68%) VLAN
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
6 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.68%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) CTI
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) SMS
7 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.06%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.04%) Big Data
3 6 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.70%) MySQL
5 4 (1.36%) Ingres
5 4 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) HBase
7 2 (0.68%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (0.68%) Spark SQL
7 2 (0.68%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.34%) OLTP
8 1 (0.34%) Presto
8 1 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (11.22%) JIRA
2 22 (7.48%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
5 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.34%) PVCS
7 1 (0.34%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.34%) Selenium
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) The Grinder
7 1 (0.34%) Zephyr
General
1 71 (24.15%) Finance
2 15 (5.10%) Banking
3 13 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.08%) Retail
5 9 (3.06%) Aerospace
5 9 (3.06%) Electronics
6 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.04%) Automotive
7 6 (2.04%) Legal
8 5 (1.70%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.02%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 167 (56.80%) Analyst
2 139 (47.28%) Business Analyst
3 18 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (5.10%) Architect
6 13 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (4.42%) Senior Business Analyst
7 12 (4.08%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
8 11 (3.74%) Digital Analyst
9 10 (3.40%) Digital Business Analyst
9 10 (3.40%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 10 (3.40%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.06%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (3.06%) Developer
10 9 (3.06%) Project Officer
10 9 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (2.72%) Lead Business Analyst
11 8 (2.72%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (2.38%) Security Analyst
12 7 (2.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.38%) .NET
2 6 (2.04%) XML
3 5 (1.70%) Middleware
4 4 (1.36%) Flash
4 4 (1.36%) Kafka
4 4 (1.36%) XSLT
5 3 (1.02%) LDAP
5 3 (1.02%) Node.js
5 3 (1.02%) Spring
5 3 (1.02%) Web Services
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.68%) REST
6 2 (0.68%) RESTful
6 2 (0.68%) WinForms
7 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.34%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.34%) HTML5
7 1 (0.34%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.44%) User Experience
3 14 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.06%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (1.70%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.36%) CMDB
7 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.02%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.34%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.34%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.63%) Windows
2 23 (7.82%) Linux
3 22 (7.48%) Windows 10
4 11 (3.74%) Unix
5 10 (3.40%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 102 (34.69%) Business Analysis
3 97 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (18.03%) Project Management
5 52 (17.69%) PRINCE2
6 42 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (12.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 36 (12.24%) SDLC
9 34 (11.56%) Validation
10 32 (10.88%) Change Management
11 31 (10.54%) Risk Management
12 29 (9.86%) Requirements Analysis
13 28 (9.52%) Data Analysis
14 27 (9.18%) User Stories
15 25 (8.50%) ITIL
15 25 (8.50%) Prototyping
15 25 (8.50%) UML
16 24 (8.16%) Data Modelling
17 22 (7.48%) Change Control
17 22 (7.48%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.16%) SQL
2 23 (7.82%) C
3 15 (5.10%) Java
4 6 (2.04%) Python
5 5 (1.70%) C#
5 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.68%) C++
7 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.68%) Lua
7 2 (0.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.34%) ABAP
8 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.34%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 41 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.18%) Degree
4 17 (5.78%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.06%) ISEB
6 8 (2.72%) CISSP
7 5 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.36%) CCIE
8 4 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (1.02%) APMP
10 2 (0.68%) CEH
10 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.68%) MCSA
10 2 (0.68%) MCSE
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CCDP
11 1 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) QA
2 14 (4.76%) GDPR
3 7 (2.38%) DO-254
3 7 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 5 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.36%) PMBOK
5 4 (1.36%) PMO
6 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.68%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.68%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.34%) EMIR
7 1 (0.34%) IFRS
7 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.34%) MiFID
7 1 (0.34%) P3O
7 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.04%) Docker
2 6 (2.04%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.36%) XenApp
4 3 (1.02%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) GPFS
6 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.70%) Ansible
3 4 (1.36%) Nessus
3 4 (1.36%) Nmap
3 4 (1.36%) Terraform
4 3 (1.02%) Consul
4 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.68%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.34%) Kibana
6 1 (0.34%) logstash
6 1 (0.34%) Mesos
6 1 (0.34%) MOM
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.34%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.82%) Citrix
3 14 (4.76%) Oracle
4 9 (3.06%) IBM
5 7 (2.38%) HP
5 7 (2.38%) SAP
5 7 (2.38%) VMware
6 6 (2.04%) Cisco
7 5 (1.70%) Google
8 4 (1.36%) Automation Anywhere
8 4 (1.36%) EMC
8 4 (1.36%) F5
8 4 (1.36%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.36%) Intel
8 4 (1.36%) Juniper
8 4 (1.36%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.36%) Zscaler
9 3 (1.02%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.02%) Tableau