Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 587 549
Rank change year-on-year -24 -38 -25
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 246 293 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 161 184
England median daily rate £436 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +9.42% +9.67%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £316
90th Percentile £538 £575 £529
UK median daily rate £418 £435 £403
% change year-on-year -4.02% +8.07% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 29
England median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -32.93% +8.47%
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.35 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +39.13% -29.88% +8.47%

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 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -25 69 £475 -1.55% 3
South East +9 58 £410 -8.89% 6
South West -9 46 £428 -5.00% 5
North of England +53 34 £400 -15.79% 3
East of England -11 21 £450 +50.00% 2
North West +27 19 £475 +5.56% 2
Midlands +2 18 £263 -41.21%
West Midlands +16 10 £325 -27.21%
Yorkshire +1 9 £380 -21.65% 1
East Midlands -6 8 £235 -44.71%
North East +64 6 £381 +22.98%
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 85 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (32.93%) Business Analysis
2 81 (32.93%) Finance
3 80 (32.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (26.02%) Security Cleared
5 46 (18.70%) Project Management
6 39 (15.85%) UML
7 38 (15.45%) Degree
8 37 (15.04%) Validation
9 34 (13.82%) Change Management
9 34 (13.82%) Oracle
9 34 (13.82%) SC Cleared
10 33 (13.41%) Banking
11 32 (13.01%) Risk Management
12 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (12.20%) SDLC
13 27 (10.98%) C
13 27 (10.98%) PRINCE2
14 25 (10.16%) Scrum
14 25 (10.16%) Requirements Analysis
15 24 (9.76%) Data Modelling
16 22 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (8.54%) Rational DOORS
17 21 (8.54%) DV Cleared
17 21 (8.54%) SQL
18 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (7.72%) ITIL
19 19 (7.72%) Java
19 19 (7.72%) Management Information System
20 18 (7.32%) 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 13 (5.28%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.88%) Apache
3 9 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.85%) iPlanet
5 7 (2.85%) JBoss
5 7 (2.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.03%) Confluence
7 5 (2.03%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.03%) OpenStack
7 5 (2.03%) Tuxedo
7 5 (2.03%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) CATIA
6 1 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.41%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.85%) Primavera
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.25%) DNS
3 7 (2.85%) FCoE
3 7 (2.85%) Firewall
3 7 (2.85%) iSCSI
3 7 (2.85%) SAN
3 7 (2.85%) WAN
4 6 (2.44%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.44%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (2.44%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (2.03%) LDAP
5 5 (2.03%) NAS
5 5 (2.03%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.63%) SNMP
7 2 (0.81%) SMS
7 2 (0.81%) VLAN
7 2 (0.81%) VoIP
8 1 (0.41%) 3G
8 1 (0.41%) 4G
8 1 (0.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.85%) Data Mining
1 7 (2.85%) Ingres
1 7 (2.85%) MySQL
1 7 (2.85%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.22%) Big Data
3 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) DataStage
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (8.54%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (4.88%) JIRA
3 8 (3.25%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.03%) PeopleTools
6 4 (1.63%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.63%) StarTeam
7 3 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.22%) FishEye
7 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.22%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.81%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Moq
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (32.93%) Finance
2 33 (13.41%) Banking
3 12 (4.88%) Retail
3 12 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.66%) Military
5 8 (3.25%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.85%) Billing
6 7 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.44%) Automotive
8 5 (2.03%) Avionics
8 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.03%) Marketing
8 5 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.63%) Legal
10 2 (0.81%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (59.35%) Analyst
2 131 (53.25%) Business Analyst
3 16 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (5.28%) Architect
4 13 (5.28%) Banking Analyst
5 11 (4.47%) Banking Business Analyst
6 10 (4.07%) Agile Business Analyst
7 9 (3.66%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (3.25%) Developer
8 8 (3.25%) Project Control Officer
8 8 (3.25%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.25%) Project Officer
9 7 (2.85%) Consultant
9 7 (2.85%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (2.85%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 7 (2.85%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.85%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.10%) Middleware
2 13 (5.28%) J2EE
3 11 (4.47%) XML
4 10 (4.07%) XSLT
5 6 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (2.44%) Spring
6 4 (1.63%) .NET
7 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.22%) WinForms
8 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.81%) WCF
9 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.41%) CSS
9 1 (0.41%) JSP
9 1 (0.41%) Ninject
9 1 (0.41%) REST
9 1 (0.41%) SOAP
9 1 (0.41%) Swagger
9 1 (0.41%) Web Services
9 1 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.72%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.32%) User Experience
4 16 (6.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.85%) Clustering
5 7 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.03%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.22%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.81%) Derivative
10 2 (0.81%) Equities
10 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.81%) State Machine
11 1 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.91%) Linux
2 15 (6.10%) Unix
3 9 (3.66%) Windows
4 7 (2.85%) AIX
4 7 (2.85%) HPUX
4 7 (2.85%) Solaris
4 7 (2.85%) SUSE
5 1 (0.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (32.93%) Business Analysis
3 80 (32.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (18.70%) Project Management
5 39 (15.85%) UML
6 37 (15.04%) Validation
7 34 (13.82%) Change Management
8 32 (13.01%) Risk Management
9 30 (12.20%) SDLC
10 27 (10.98%) PRINCE2
11 25 (10.16%) Requirements Analysis
11 25 (10.16%) Scrum
12 24 (9.76%) Data Modelling
13 22 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (7.72%) ITIL
15 18 (7.32%) Change Control
15 18 (7.32%) User Stories
16 17 (6.91%) Use Case
17 16 (6.50%) Waterfall
18 15 (6.10%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.98%) C
2 21 (8.54%) SQL
3 19 (7.72%) Java
4 14 (5.69%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.07%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.07%) C#
6 8 (3.25%) C++
7 7 (2.85%) C-shell
7 7 (2.85%) Korn
7 7 (2.85%) Perl
8 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.63%) Lua
9 3 (1.22%) Python
10 1 (0.41%) Ada
Qualifications
1 64 (26.02%) Security Cleared
2 38 (15.45%) Degree
3 34 (13.82%) SC Cleared
4 21 (8.54%) DV Cleared
5 15 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (3.66%) ISEB
7 8 (3.25%) IIBA
8 5 (2.03%) CBAP
8 5 (2.03%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.81%) PMP
11 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) CCDP
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) PMO
3 4 (1.63%) GDPR
4 3 (1.22%) ARP4754
4 3 (1.22%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.22%) DO-254
5 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.81%) GAAP
5 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.41%) EMIR
6 1 (0.41%) IFRS
6 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.41%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.85%) Samba
2 5 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.03%) KVM
2 5 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) OpenView
2 2 (0.81%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (13.82%) Oracle
2 14 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.85%) Cisco
3 7 (2.85%) F5
3 7 (2.85%) HP
3 7 (2.85%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.85%) Sun
4 6 (2.44%) IBM
5 5 (2.03%) BEA
5 5 (2.03%) Cognos
5 5 (2.03%) Opsware
5 5 (2.03%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (2.03%) PlateSpin
5 5 (2.03%) Veritas
5 5 (2.03%) VMware
6 4 (1.63%) EMC
7 3 (1.22%) Borland
8 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.81%) SAP
8 2 (0.81%) Varonis