Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 561 530
Rank change year-on-year -25 -31 +19
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 265 257 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 153 180
England median daily rate £455 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £299
90th Percentile £575 £595 £525
UK median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 39
England median hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -28.23% +11.79%
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £62.55 £50.70 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £42.16
% change year-on-year -0.59% +0.23% +11.70%

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 79,505 72,043 82,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.79% 84.55% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,859 47,675 54,574
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,052 1,936 2,232
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.43% +10.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.22%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -24 96 £475 +5.56% 18
South East -21 60 £465 +9.41% 15
North of England +20 43 £440 +10.00% 2
South West -11 39 £405 -18.18% 15
Yorkshire +11 24 £425 -16.26%
North West +2 19 £460 +15.00% 1
East of England -22 19 £425 +3.28% 14
Midlands -19 10 £413 +3.13% 11
West Midlands -11 7 £413 +10.00% 8
North East +35 3 £455 +30.00% 1
East Midlands -3 3 - - 3
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 100 (37.74%) Business Analysis
2 95 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 91 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (26.79%) Finance
5 67 (25.28%) Security Cleared
6 59 (22.26%) Project Management
7 54 (20.38%) PRINCE2
8 47 (17.74%) Microsoft
9 39 (14.72%) Windows
10 38 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (13.96%) Validation
11 37 (13.96%) SC Cleared
12 35 (13.21%) Risk Management
12 35 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
13 34 (12.83%) Microsoft Office
14 33 (12.45%) MS Visio
15 32 (12.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (10.94%) C
17 28 (10.57%) User Experience
18 26 (9.81%) SDLC
18 26 (9.81%) DV Cleared
18 26 (9.81%) Requirements Analysis
19 25 (9.43%) Data Analysis
19 25 (9.43%) Active Directory
20 24 (9.06%) UML
20 24 (9.06%) Scrum
20 24 (9.06%) User Stories
20 24 (9.06%) Prototyping
21 23 (8.68%) Change Control

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 15 (5.66%) Confluence
2 9 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.13%) CMS
4 3 (1.13%) Gunicorn
4 3 (1.13%) nginx
4 3 (1.13%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 2 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (13.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (12.83%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (12.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.51%) Primavera
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.51%) Google Play
5 3 (1.13%) Route 53
5 3 (1.13%) Serverless
6 2 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.51%) DMZ
1 4 (1.51%) Firewall
1 4 (1.51%) Network Security
1 4 (1.51%) Wireless
2 2 (0.75%) DNS
2 2 (0.75%) RS-422
2 2 (0.75%) SMS
2 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.38%) Link 16
3 1 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.64%) Data Mining
1 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.51%) Ingres
3 4 (1.51%) MySQL
3 4 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.75%) Big Data
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.38%) IMS/DB
5 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (8.68%) JIRA
2 15 (5.66%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.13%) Maven
5 3 (1.13%) PeopleTools
5 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.38%) PVCS
General
1 71 (26.79%) Finance
2 21 (7.92%) Banking
3 11 (4.15%) Retail
4 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.26%) Legal
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Military
7 4 (1.51%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.51%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.13%) Electronics
8 3 (1.13%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Avionics
9 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
10 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 158 (59.62%) Analyst
2 137 (51.70%) Business Analyst
3 18 (6.79%) Architect
4 14 (5.28%) Project Officer
5 13 (4.91%) Lead Business Analyst
5 13 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
7 11 (4.15%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
8 10 (3.77%) Digital Analyst
8 10 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 10 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (3.77%) Technical Business Analyst
9 9 (3.40%) Digital Business Analyst
9 9 (3.40%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 8 (3.02%) Project Control Officer
10 8 (3.02%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.02%) Middleware
1 8 (3.02%) XML
2 7 (2.64%) .NET
3 5 (1.89%) XSLT
4 4 (1.51%) Spring
4 4 (1.51%) Web Services
5 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.13%) Kafka
5 3 (1.13%) LDAP
5 3 (1.13%) Node.js
5 3 (1.13%) REST
5 3 (1.13%) WinForms
6 2 (0.75%) SOAP
6 2 (0.75%) WCF
6 2 (0.75%) WPF
7 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) J2EE
7 1 (0.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.57%) User Experience
3 16 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.02%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.02%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.13%) NHS
7 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.75%) Derivative
7 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (0.75%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
8 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.72%) Windows
2 20 (7.55%) Linux
3 19 (7.17%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.02%) Unix
6 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.74%) Business Analysis
2 95 (35.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 91 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (22.26%) Project Management
5 54 (20.38%) PRINCE2
6 38 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (13.96%) Validation
8 35 (13.21%) Risk Management
9 32 (12.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (9.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 26 (9.81%) SDLC
11 25 (9.43%) Data Analysis
12 24 (9.06%) Prototyping
12 24 (9.06%) Scrum
12 24 (9.06%) UML
12 24 (9.06%) User Stories
13 23 (8.68%) Change Control
13 23 (8.68%) Data Modelling
13 23 (8.68%) Use Case
14 22 (8.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.94%) C
2 20 (7.55%) SQL
3 14 (5.28%) Java
4 6 (2.26%) C#
5 4 (1.51%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.13%) Python
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) Ada
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.38%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (25.28%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.96%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.81%) DV Cleared
4 20 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (6.79%) Degree
6 11 (4.15%) ISEB
7 5 (1.89%) CISSP
8 4 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.13%) APMP
10 2 (0.75%) CEH
10 2 (0.75%) MCSA
10 2 (0.75%) MCSE
10 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.38%) IIBA
11 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) GDPR
1 14 (5.28%) QA
2 8 (3.02%) PMO
3 7 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 4 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.13%) DO-254
6 2 (0.75%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.75%) MIL-STD-1553
6 2 (0.75%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.38%) COBIT
7 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.38%) EMIR
7 1 (0.38%) IFRS
7 1 (0.38%) MiFID
7 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) Docker
3 4 (1.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 2 (0.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) GPFS
6 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.51%) Nessus
2 4 (1.51%) Nmap
2 4 (1.51%) Terraform
3 3 (1.13%) Ansible
3 3 (1.13%) Consul
3 3 (1.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.75%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 47 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.30%) Oracle
3 21 (7.92%) Citrix
4 8 (3.02%) HP
4 8 (3.02%) IBM
5 7 (2.64%) VMware
6 4 (1.51%) Google
7 3 (1.13%) Automation Anywhere
7 3 (1.13%) BEA
7 3 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.13%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco
8 2 (0.75%) Intel
8 2 (0.75%) SAP
8 2 (0.75%) Veeam
8 2 (0.75%) Veritas
9 1 (0.38%) Adobe
9 1 (0.38%) JDA
9 1 (0.38%) NetApp
9 1 (0.38%) Remedy