Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 555 645 553
Rank change year-on-year +90 -92 +25
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 287 197 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.25% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 118 172
England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £329 £313
90th Percentile £675 £527 £575
UK median daily rate £440 £405 £432
% change year-on-year +8.64% -6.30% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 34
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -31.25%
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.25 £46.17 £46.68
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -26.74%

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 79,227 79,417 77,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.99% 85.96% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,909 53,607 51,420
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,956 1,841 2,168
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.70% -0.70%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +81 126 £500 - 10
South West -3 55 £425 +13.33% 12
South East -4 39 £397 -0.75% 14
North of England -21 28 £420 -6.15%
Midlands +5 18 £555 +128.87% 11
East of England +17 17 £425 - 6
North West -11 16 £450 -6.25%
West Midlands -9 13 £603 +36.66% 11
Yorkshire -20 12 £409 -3.82%
East Midlands +4 5 £375 +59.57%
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 130 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 78 (27.18%) Finance
4 64 (22.30%) Project Management
5 58 (20.21%) SC Cleared
6 51 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (16.38%) SQL
8 45 (15.68%) Business Analysis
9 44 (15.33%) PRINCE2
9 44 (15.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 41 (14.29%) DevOps
11 38 (13.24%) Hadoop
12 37 (12.89%) Document Management
13 36 (12.54%) Validation
14 35 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
15 34 (11.85%) Quality Management
15 34 (11.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 33 (11.50%) User Stories
16 33 (11.50%) Scrum
16 33 (11.50%) Oracle
17 32 (11.15%) Unix
17 32 (11.15%) Programme Management
17 32 (11.15%) Change Control
17 32 (11.15%) JIRA
18 31 (10.80%) Big Data
18 31 (10.80%) Risk Management
19 30 (10.45%) Change Management
19 30 (10.45%) Waterfall
20 29 (10.10%) Resource Management
21 28 (9.76%) Problem-Solving

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 (4.88%) Apache
1 14 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.53%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.48%) Confluence
4 8 (2.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.39%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (15.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (7.67%) MS Visio
4 20 (6.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (6.62%) Teamcenter
2 14 (4.88%) HiPortfolio
3 7 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Primavera
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.88%) GitHub
2 13 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.05%) SaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) Ethernet
1 6 (2.09%) Wireless
2 5 (1.74%) Network Security
3 4 (1.39%) FlexRay
4 3 (1.05%) LTE
4 3 (1.05%) Multicast
4 3 (1.05%) Skype
4 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.70%) Firewall
5 2 (0.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.35%) ATM
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.24%) Hadoop
2 31 (10.80%) Big Data
3 22 (7.67%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.62%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.53%) Apache Hive
5 13 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.53%) HBase
5 13 (4.53%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (4.53%) Presto
6 12 (4.18%) Ingres
6 12 (4.18%) MySQL
7 7 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.09%) Spark SQL
8 6 (2.09%) Sqoop
9 3 (1.05%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.05%) Power BI
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.35%) MS Access
11 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (11.15%) JIRA
2 23 (8.01%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.62%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (5.23%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.44%) Ant
5 7 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
5 7 (2.44%) Gradle
5 7 (2.44%) Maven
6 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.39%) Rational Team Concert
8 3 (1.05%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.05%) Rational Quality Manager
8 3 (1.05%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.35%) JMeter
10 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 78 (27.18%) Finance
2 21 (7.32%) Banking
3 14 (4.88%) Back Office
4 13 (4.53%) Publishing
5 12 (4.18%) Law
6 10 (3.48%) Retail
7 7 (2.44%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.05%) Advertising
10 3 (1.05%) Automotive
11 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Avionics
12 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) Marketing
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (42.51%) Analyst
2 103 (35.89%) Business Analyst
3 25 (8.71%) Project Manager
4 19 (6.62%) Architect
4 19 (6.62%) Project Officer
5 15 (5.23%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (5.23%) Technical Business Analyst
6 13 (4.53%) Consultant
6 13 (4.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 12 (4.18%) Big Data Engineer
8 11 (3.83%) Data Engineer
8 11 (3.83%) Project Control Officer
8 11 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (3.14%) Data Business Analyst
10 8 (2.79%) Designer
10 8 (2.79%) Integration Architect
10 8 (2.79%) Solutions Designer
11 7 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
11 7 (2.44%) Senior Manager
11 7 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.71%) Web Services
2 19 (6.62%) Itk
2 19 (6.62%) LDAP
3 17 (5.92%) RESTful
4 13 (4.53%) Kafka
4 13 (4.53%) Spark Streaming
5 10 (3.48%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (2.79%) XML
7 6 (2.09%) JSON
7 6 (2.09%) SOAP
8 5 (1.74%) .NET
8 5 (1.74%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.39%) HTML
9 4 (1.39%) Java EE
9 4 (1.39%) REST
9 4 (1.39%) XSD
10 3 (1.05%) Middleware
11 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.70%) HTML5
11 2 (0.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.23%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.14%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.09%) User Experience
8 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.39%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.05%) PMI
10 2 (0.70%) CMDB
10 2 (0.70%) Derivative
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
10 2 (0.70%) SCADA
10 2 (0.70%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.15%) Unix
2 24 (8.36%) Linux
3 19 (6.62%) Windows
4 15 (5.23%) Solaris
5 4 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (22.30%) Project Management
3 51 (17.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (15.68%) Business Analysis
5 44 (15.33%) PRINCE2
6 41 (14.29%) DevOps
7 37 (12.89%) Document Management
8 36 (12.54%) Validation
9 34 (11.85%) Quality Management
9 34 (11.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 33 (11.50%) Scrum
10 33 (11.50%) User Stories
11 32 (11.15%) Change Control
11 32 (11.15%) Programme Management
12 31 (10.80%) Risk Management
13 30 (10.45%) Change Management
13 30 (10.45%) Waterfall
14 29 (10.10%) Resource Management
15 28 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (9.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.38%) SQL
2 25 (8.71%) Java
3 20 (6.97%) C
4 19 (6.62%) Python
5 16 (5.57%) Shell Script
6 15 (5.23%) Korn
7 13 (4.53%) Scala
8 9 (3.14%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.09%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 58 (20.21%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.41%) DV Cleared
4 26 (9.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (8.01%) Degree
6 13 (4.53%) ISEB
7 6 (2.09%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.05%) HNC
9 3 (1.05%) HND
9 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.70%) APMP
11 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.35%) CCDP
11 1 (0.35%) CCNA
11 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.79%) PMO
2 6 (2.09%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) ARP4754
3 4 (1.39%) ISO 26262
4 3 (1.05%) DO-254
5 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) IFRS
System Software
1 23 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.09%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.05%) XenApp
4 2 (0.70%) Docker
4 2 (0.70%) LXC
4 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (7.32%) Single Sign-On
2 15 (5.23%) Ansible
2 15 (5.23%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (4.53%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (3.48%) Kibana
4 10 (3.48%) logstash
5 5 (1.74%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.05%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.05%) Netcool
8 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.70%) Packer
8 2 (0.70%) Puppet
8 2 (0.70%) Terraform
9 1 (0.35%) PTC Integrity
9 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (11.50%) Oracle
2 20 (6.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.62%) Google
4 9 (3.14%) IBM
5 7 (2.44%) Citrix
5 7 (2.44%) Cloudera
6 6 (2.09%) Cisco
6 6 (2.09%) HP
6 6 (2.09%) SAP
7 4 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.39%) Remedy
7 4 (1.39%) Tableau
8 3 (1.05%) BMC
8 3 (1.05%) EMC
8 3 (1.05%) OpenText
8 3 (1.05%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.05%) VMware
9 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.70%) CA
9 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com