Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 583 592 594
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -62
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 282 247 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 146 143
England median daily rate £430 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.15% -3.33% +8.76%
10th Percentile £347 £327 £319
90th Percentile £675 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £407 £425
% change year-on-year +5.65% -4.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 30
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.58 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.74% +47.55% -31.25%
10th Percentile £22.50 £26.25 £22.50
90th Percentile £49.76 £47.50 £44.78
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.58 £33.00
% change year-on-year -13.74% +22.95% -18.28%

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 81,220 77,719 83,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.23% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,167 51,884 55,741
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,202 1,867 2,203
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +43 112 £525 +10.53% 12
South East -5 58 £400 -3.90% 10
South West -4 56 £400 -6.43% 21
North of England -25 25 £400 +2.56% 7
East of England -15 17 £425 -5.56% 8
North West -16 14 £385 -10.98% 2
Midlands -29 12 £519 +97.62% 7
Yorkshire -17 11 £405 +6.58% 4
West Midlands -11 8 £525 +78.72% 5
East Midlands -9 4 £513 +118.09% 2
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 125 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (28.72%) Finance
3 64 (22.70%) Business Analysis
3 64 (22.70%) Security Cleared
4 63 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (18.79%) Project Management
6 42 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
7 41 (14.54%) JIRA
8 40 (14.18%) SC Cleared
8 40 (14.18%) Microsoft Office
9 39 (13.83%) Programme Management
10 38 (13.48%) Change Management
11 37 (13.12%) PRINCE2
12 35 (12.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 35 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (12.06%) SQL
14 33 (11.70%) Unix
15 31 (10.99%) Change Control
15 31 (10.99%) Degree
15 31 (10.99%) SDLC
16 30 (10.64%) Resource Management
16 30 (10.64%) Microsoft
17 29 (10.28%) User Stories
18 28 (9.93%) Quality Management
18 28 (9.93%) Risk Management
19 27 (9.57%) MS Visio
19 27 (9.57%) Linux
19 27 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (9.57%) Waterfall
19 27 (9.57%) Hadoop

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 17 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.67%) Apache Spark
3 14 (4.96%) Apache
4 9 (3.19%) Confluence
5 8 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.06%) Gunicorn
6 3 (1.06%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
7 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (14.18%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (9.57%) MS Visio
4 23 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.71%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.71%) Blender
6 2 (0.71%) LightWave 3D
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.35%) GIMP
7 1 (0.35%) Mingle
7 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.90%) HiPortfolio
2 5 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.32%) GitHub
2 9 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.06%) Route 53
5 3 (1.06%) Serverless
6 2 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.71%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (0.71%) SaaS
6 2 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.26%) Ethernet
2 9 (3.19%) Firewall
3 7 (2.48%) Wireless
4 4 (1.42%) FlexRay
4 4 (1.42%) LAN
4 4 (1.42%) Network Security
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.71%) VLAN
5 2 (0.71%) VPN
5 2 (0.71%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.71%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.35%) CTI
6 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.57%) Hadoop
2 22 (7.80%) Big Data
3 13 (4.61%) Apache Hive
3 13 (4.61%) HBase
4 12 (4.26%) Presto
5 11 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.48%) Spark SQL
7 7 (2.48%) Sqoop
8 6 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.77%) MySQL
10 4 (1.42%) Ingres
10 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.06%) Power BI
12 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.71%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (14.54%) JIRA
2 18 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.77%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (1.42%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.06%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.71%) Ant
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.71%) Gradle
9 2 (0.71%) JMeter
9 2 (0.71%) Maven
9 2 (0.71%) Selenium
9 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.35%) Zephyr
General
1 81 (28.72%) Finance
2 22 (7.80%) Banking
3 13 (4.61%) Publishing
4 12 (4.26%) Back Office
4 12 (4.26%) Retail
5 11 (3.90%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.90%) Law
6 9 (3.19%) Automotive
6 9 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.48%) Electronics
9 5 (1.77%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Military
11 2 (0.71%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.71%) Marketing
12 1 (0.35%) Avionics
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (48.94%) Analyst
2 112 (39.72%) Business Analyst
3 15 (5.32%) Project Manager
4 14 (4.96%) Architect
4 14 (4.96%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (4.61%) Technical Business Analyst
6 12 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (3.90%) Big Data Engineer
7 11 (3.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 10 (3.55%) Data Engineer
9 9 (3.19%) Project Officer
10 8 (2.84%) Business Change Manager
10 8 (2.84%) Change Manager
10 8 (2.84%) Designer
10 8 (2.84%) Project Control Officer
11 7 (2.48%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (2.48%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.48%) Requirements Manager
11 7 (2.48%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (2.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.67%) RESTful
2 15 (5.32%) Kafka
3 12 (4.26%) Spark Streaming
4 11 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (2.13%) .NET
5 6 (2.13%) Gherkin
5 6 (2.13%) Web Services
5 6 (2.13%) XML
6 5 (1.77%) Flash
6 5 (1.77%) REST
6 5 (1.77%) SOAP
7 4 (1.42%) HTML
7 4 (1.42%) JSON
8 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.06%) Java EE
8 3 (1.06%) LDAP
8 3 (1.06%) Node.js
8 3 (1.06%) XSD
9 2 (0.71%) HTML5
9 2 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.19%) User Experience
6 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.13%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.77%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.42%) CMDB
8 4 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.71%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.71%) Derivative
10 2 (0.71%) Equities
10 2 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.70%) Unix
2 27 (9.57%) Linux
3 20 (7.09%) Windows
4 12 (4.26%) Solaris
5 5 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.42%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.70%) Business Analysis
3 63 (22.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (18.79%) Project Management
5 39 (13.83%) Programme Management
6 38 (13.48%) Change Management
7 37 (13.12%) PRINCE2
8 35 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (12.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 31 (10.99%) Change Control
9 31 (10.99%) SDLC
10 30 (10.64%) Resource Management
11 29 (10.28%) User Stories
12 28 (9.93%) Quality Management
12 28 (9.93%) Risk Management
13 27 (9.57%) Waterfall
14 26 (9.22%) Validation
15 25 (8.87%) Decision-Making
15 25 (8.87%) Line Management
16 24 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.06%) SQL
2 22 (7.80%) Java
3 21 (7.45%) Python
4 18 (6.38%) C
5 13 (4.61%) Scala
6 12 (4.26%) Korn
6 12 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.71%) C++
9 2 (0.71%) Lua
9 2 (0.71%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.35%) ABAP
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.35%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (22.70%) Security Cleared
2 40 (14.18%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.99%) Degree
4 22 (7.80%) DV Cleared
4 22 (7.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (4.61%) ISEB
6 6 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.42%) CCIE
7 4 (1.42%) CISSP
7 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.71%) CCDP
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
9 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.35%) APMG
10 1 (0.35%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.35%) MBA
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (2.13%) DO-254
2 6 (2.13%) PMO
3 4 (1.42%) GDPR
3 4 (1.42%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.71%) ARP4754
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.71%) IFRS
4 2 (0.71%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.35%) P3O
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.48%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.42%) Docker
4 3 (1.06%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.06%) XenApp
5 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (4.61%) Ansible
1 13 (4.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 12 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
3 10 (3.55%) Kibana
3 10 (3.55%) logstash
4 4 (1.42%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.06%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.06%) Terraform
6 2 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) Mesos
7 1 (0.35%) MOM
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) PTC Integrity
7 1 (0.35%) SCCM
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.45%) Oracle
3 12 (4.26%) Google
4 9 (3.19%) IBM
4 9 (3.19%) SAP
5 7 (2.48%) Citrix
5 7 (2.48%) EMC
6 6 (2.13%) Tableau
7 5 (1.77%) Cisco
8 4 (1.42%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.42%) F5
8 4 (1.42%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.42%) HP
8 4 (1.42%) Juniper
8 4 (1.42%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.42%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.42%) VMware
8 4 (1.42%) Zscaler
9 3 (1.06%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.06%) BMC