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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Management
UK / England
Rank 443 432 465
Rank change year-on-year -11 +33  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 142 184 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 82
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +5.16% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +14.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.90 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £46.98 £42.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54%  

Requirements Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34805 40691 38449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.96% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23041 27009 24200
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1001 1126
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +17 41 £425 +13.33% 8
London +18 32 £510 +16.57% 7
South West -9 25 £450 +28.57% 4
East of England +14 23 £438 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +13 9 £388 -22.50% 1
North West +8 5 £400 +18.51% 1
North East -13 2 £350 +94.44% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £601 +44.69%
Requirements Management
UK

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management 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 Management.

1 86 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (29.60%) Security Cleared
3 77 (27.80%) Finance
4 65 (23.47%) Degree
5 63 (22.74%) Project Management
6 59 (21.30%) C
7 53 (19.13%) Business Analysis
8 48 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (16.61%) DV Cleared
10 38 (13.72%) Validation
10 38 (13.72%) Change Management
10 38 (13.72%) PRINCE2
10 38 (13.72%) MS Excel
11 34 (12.27%) UML
11 34 (12.27%) Scrum
11 34 (12.27%) JIRA
12 33 (11.91%) Rational DOORS
12 33 (11.91%) Management Information System
12 33 (11.91%) Software Engineering
13 31 (11.19%) Risk Management
14 30 (10.83%) SC Cleared
14 30 (10.83%) Use Case
15 29 (10.47%) Change Control
16 28 (10.11%) Microsoft
17 26 (9.39%) ITIL
17 26 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (9.03%) Java
18 25 (9.03%) Banking
18 25 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (8.30%) User Stories

Requirements Management
Top Related 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 8 (2.89%) CMS
2 7 (2.53%) Apache
2 7 (2.53%) Confluence
3 6 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (13.72%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.50%) MS Visio
3 13 (4.69%) MS Office
3 13 (4.69%) MS Project
4 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.44%) Simulink
5 3 (1.08%) Stateflow
5 3 (1.08%) TargetLink
5 3 (1.08%) Windchill
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) CATIA
6 1 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.36%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.36%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.08%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.89%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.08%) GitHub
3 3 (1.08%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) CloudSense
5 1 (0.36%) G Suite
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.44%) DNS
2 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.44%) FTP
2 4 (1.44%) SNMP
2 4 (1.44%) ZigBee
3 3 (1.08%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.08%) LDAP
4 2 (0.72%) Broadband
4 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.72%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.72%) LAN
4 2 (0.72%) SAN
4 2 (0.72%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (0.72%) SMTP
4 2 (0.72%) Wireless
5 1 (0.36%) Multicast
5 1 (0.36%) Profibus
5 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.25%) Big Data
1 9 (3.25%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.89%) MySQL
3 5 (1.81%) Ingres
4 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (12.27%) JIRA
2 33 (11.91%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.44%) Artifactory
3 4 (1.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.44%) StarTeam
4 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.08%) Subversion
4 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.72%) Appium
5 2 (0.72%) Calabash
5 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.72%) JBehave
5 2 (0.72%) Maven
5 2 (0.72%) Selenium
5 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.72%) TestRail
5 2 (0.72%) Zephyr
General
1 77 (27.80%) Finance
2 25 (9.03%) Banking
3 13 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.97%) Marketing
5 10 (3.61%) Retail
6 7 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.17%) Legal
7 6 (2.17%) Military
8 5 (1.81%) Automotive
8 5 (1.81%) Billing
9 4 (1.44%) Back Office
9 4 (1.44%) Electronics
9 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Law
10 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (43.68%) Analyst
2 108 (38.99%) Business Analyst
3 29 (10.47%) Architect
4 19 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (6.14%) Project Officer
6 14 (5.05%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.33%) Requirements Engineer
8 11 (3.97%) Project Support Officer
8 11 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (3.97%) Support Officer
8 11 (3.97%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (3.61%) Digital Analyst
9 10 (3.61%) Digital Business Analyst
9 10 (3.61%) Enterprise Architect
9 10 (3.61%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (3.61%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.25%) Requirements Manager
11 8 (2.89%) Requirements Analyst
11 8 (2.89%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.53%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.89%) Middleware
1 8 (2.89%) XML
2 5 (1.81%) HTML
3 4 (1.44%) CSS
4 3 (1.08%) .NET
4 3 (1.08%) JSP
4 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 3 (1.08%) XSLT
5 2 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.72%) HTML5
5 2 (0.72%) J2EE
5 2 (0.72%) OAuth
5 2 (0.72%) RESTful
5 2 (0.72%) SAML
5 2 (0.72%) Spring
6 1 (0.36%) CSS3
6 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.36%) Node.js
6 1 (0.36%) REST
6 1 (0.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.91%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.14%) User Experience
4 13 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.17%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.81%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.44%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.44%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.72%) NHS
12 1 (0.36%) Clustering
12 1 (0.36%) Fintech
12 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.36%) IVR
12 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.50%) Linux
2 17 (6.14%) Windows
3 13 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.97%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.44%) Unix
7 2 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) Fedora
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.74%) Project Management
3 53 (19.13%) Business Analysis
4 48 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (13.72%) Change Management
5 38 (13.72%) PRINCE2
5 38 (13.72%) Validation
6 34 (12.27%) Scrum
6 34 (12.27%) UML
7 33 (11.91%) Software Engineering
8 31 (11.19%) Risk Management
9 30 (10.83%) Use Case
10 29 (10.47%) Change Control
11 26 (9.39%) ITIL
12 25 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (8.30%) User Stories
14 22 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (7.58%) Configuration Management
15 21 (7.58%) Migration
15 21 (7.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.30%) C
2 25 (9.03%) Java
3 17 (6.14%) C++
4 13 (4.69%) SQL
5 5 (1.81%) C#
5 5 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.81%) Python
6 4 (1.44%) ANSI C
6 4 (1.44%) MATLAB
6 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.08%) Ada
7 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (29.60%) Security Cleared
2 65 (23.47%) Degree
3 46 (16.61%) DV Cleared
4 30 (10.83%) SC Cleared
5 17 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (5.05%) ISEB
7 9 (3.25%) PMP
8 7 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.17%) CCNP
10 4 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.44%) CCNA
11 3 (1.08%) CBAP
11 3 (1.08%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.72%) CCIE
13 1 (0.36%) ACCA
13 1 (0.36%) APMP
13 1 (0.36%) CIMA
13 1 (0.36%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.22%) QA
2 11 (3.97%) JSP 440
3 9 (3.25%) COBIT
4 5 (1.81%) PMO
5 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.44%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.72%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.36%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.36%) Basel III
7 1 (0.36%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.36%) DO-160
7 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.36%) DO-254
7 1 (0.36%) FINREP
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.36%) MISRA
7 1 (0.36%) P3O
7 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Firmware
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.72%) Ansible
3 2 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
3 2 (0.72%) Salt
4 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) logstash
4 1 (0.36%) MOM
4 1 (0.36%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.50%) VMware
3 17 (6.14%) CA Agile Central
3 17 (6.14%) Oracle
4 14 (5.05%) Atlassian
4 14 (5.05%) HP
5 13 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.97%) SAP
7 10 (3.61%) CA
8 8 (2.89%) Adobe
8 8 (2.89%) Cisco
9 5 (1.81%) Siemens
9 5 (1.81%) Tableau
10 4 (1.44%) IBM
10 4 (1.44%) PTC
11 2 (0.72%) Avaya
11 2 (0.72%) CODA
11 2 (0.72%) EMC
11 2 (0.72%) Hyperion