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 28 June 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.

Requirements Management
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 492 440
Rank change year-on-year +21 -52  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 112 128 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £327 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Median hourly rate £44.50 £27.50 £37.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.81% -26.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.68 £47.40 £46.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £37.74
% change year-on-year +14.10% +3.33%  

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 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +23 30 £475 +11.76% 12
London +15 30 £479 +6.38% 8
South West -4 21 £450 +25.00% 6
East of England -1 10 £450 -5.26% 2
West Midlands +21 7 £263 -47.50%
North West +18 6 £350 -17.64% 2
Yorkshire +16 3 £438 +25.32%
East Midlands -12 2 £800 +93.93% 1
North East +74 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 94 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (25.00%) Finance
2 62 (25.00%) Degree
3 57 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (20.56%) Security Cleared
5 47 (18.95%) Scrum
6 41 (16.53%) Business Analysis
7 37 (14.92%) Validation
7 37 (14.92%) Project Management
8 35 (14.11%) JIRA
8 35 (14.11%) Rational DOORS
9 34 (13.71%) UML
10 32 (12.90%) C
11 29 (11.69%) Requirements Analysis
12 27 (10.89%) Data Modelling
12 27 (10.89%) Change Management
13 26 (10.48%) PRINCE2
13 26 (10.48%) Use Case
13 26 (10.48%) SC Cleared
14 25 (10.08%) Requirements Engineering
15 24 (9.68%) User Stories
15 24 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (9.68%) Management Information System
16 23 (9.27%) SQL
16 23 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
17 22 (8.87%) ITIL
17 22 (8.87%) Process Improvement
18 21 (8.47%) Microsoft
18 21 (8.47%) Migration
19 20 (8.06%) HP

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 12 (4.84%) Apache
2 8 (3.23%) Confluence
2 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.21%) JBoss
5 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.81%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) iPlanet
5 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (6.85%) MS Visio
4 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Simulink
6 1 (0.40%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.40%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.61%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.81%) IaaS
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) G Suite
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.23%) 3GPP
2 7 (2.82%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (2.82%) SIGTRAN
3 5 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.61%) DNS
4 4 (1.61%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.61%) LDAP
4 4 (1.61%) SNMP
4 4 (1.61%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.21%) LAN
6 2 (0.81%) Broadband
6 2 (0.81%) FCoE
6 2 (0.81%) Firewall
6 2 (0.81%) FTP
6 2 (0.81%) Internet
6 2 (0.81%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.81%) NAS
6 2 (0.81%) SAN
6 2 (0.81%) VLAN
6 2 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.24%) MySQL
2 11 (4.44%) Ingres
3 9 (3.63%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.61%) Big Data
6 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) DataStage
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (14.11%) JIRA
1 35 (14.11%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.21%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.81%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.81%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.40%) Appium
4 1 (0.40%) Calabash
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) JBehave
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.40%) Moq
4 1 (0.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) TestRail
4 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 62 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (8.06%) Banking
3 16 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.63%) Legal
4 9 (3.63%) Retail
5 8 (3.23%) Billing
5 8 (3.23%) Marketing
6 7 (2.82%) Automotive
6 7 (2.82%) Military
7 4 (1.61%) Law
7 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.21%) Back Office
8 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.81%) Front Office
9 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.40%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (49.60%) Analyst
2 104 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 20 (8.06%) Architect
4 19 (7.66%) Requirements Engineer
5 16 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (5.24%) DOORS Engineer
6 13 (5.24%) Technical Analyst
7 10 (4.03%) Consultant
7 10 (4.03%) QC Engineer
7 10 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.63%) Requirements Manager
8 9 (3.63%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (3.63%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (2.82%) Java Consultant
10 7 (2.82%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.42%) Project Officer
11 6 (2.42%) Project Support Officer
11 6 (2.42%) Requirements Analyst
11 6 (2.42%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.65%) Middleware
2 9 (3.63%) J2EE
3 8 (3.23%) XML
4 7 (2.82%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (2.82%) Spring
5 6 (2.42%) XSLT
6 4 (1.61%) .NET
7 3 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.81%) CSS
8 2 (0.81%) HTML
8 2 (0.81%) JSP
8 2 (0.81%) OAuth
8 2 (0.81%) SAML
8 2 (0.81%) WinForms
9 1 (0.40%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.40%) RESTful
9 1 (0.40%) Web Services
9 1 (0.40%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.82%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.21%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.21%) User Experience
9 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.81%) ASIC
10 2 (0.81%) Clustering
10 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.81%) NHS
10 2 (0.81%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.66%) Linux
2 15 (6.05%) Windows
3 12 (4.84%) Unix
4 8 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.82%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.81%) AIX
7 2 (0.81%) HPUX
7 2 (0.81%) Solaris
7 2 (0.81%) SUSE
8 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (18.95%) Scrum
4 41 (16.53%) Business Analysis
5 37 (14.92%) Project Management
5 37 (14.92%) Validation
6 34 (13.71%) UML
7 29 (11.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 27 (10.89%) Change Management
8 27 (10.89%) Data Modelling
9 26 (10.48%) PRINCE2
9 26 (10.48%) Use Case
10 25 (10.08%) Requirements Engineering
11 24 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (9.68%) User Stories
12 22 (8.87%) ITIL
12 22 (8.87%) Process Improvement
13 21 (8.47%) Migration
14 20 (8.06%) Software Engineering
15 19 (7.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.90%) C
2 23 (9.27%) SQL
3 20 (8.06%) Java
4 14 (5.65%) C++
5 10 (4.03%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.21%) ANSI C
6 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.21%) C#
7 2 (0.81%) Ada
7 2 (0.81%) C-shell
7 2 (0.81%) Korn
7 2 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (25.00%) Degree
2 51 (20.56%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.48%) SC Cleared
4 20 (8.06%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.63%) ISEB
6 6 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.61%) PMP
9 3 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.21%) CCNP
10 2 (0.81%) CCNA
10 2 (0.81%) IIBA
10 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.40%) ACCA
11 1 (0.40%) CCDP
11 1 (0.40%) CIMA
11 1 (0.40%) CIPFA
11 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.05%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.42%) COBIT
4 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.21%) PMO
6 2 (0.81%) EMIR
6 2 (0.81%) GAAP
6 2 (0.81%) GDPR
6 2 (0.81%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.81%) MiFID
7 1 (0.40%) Basel III
7 1 (0.40%) BS7799
7 1 (0.40%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.40%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Firmware
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.81%) KVM
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.81%) Samba
3 2 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) OpenView
3 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.06%) HP
2 20 (8.06%) Oracle
3 19 (7.66%) Atlassian
4 18 (7.26%) CA Agile Central
5 17 (6.85%) CA
6 11 (4.44%) VMware
7 9 (3.63%) SAP
8 8 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.42%) Cisco
9 6 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.02%) IBM
11 2 (0.81%) Adobe
11 2 (0.81%) Cognos
11 2 (0.81%) F5
11 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.81%) KANA
11 2 (0.81%) Opsware
11 2 (0.81%) PlateSpin
11 2 (0.81%) Sun
Greenford, Middlesex
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £437 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £349 to £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £451 per day
Posted: 21 days ago