Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 648 532 549
Rank change year-on-year -116 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 200 303 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 180 139
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £344 £312 £300
90th Percentile £525 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £407 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.24% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 36
England median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -32.10% +4.11%
10th Percentile £22.50 £26.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £46.17 £46.40 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £41.65
% change year-on-year - -27.97% +4.13%

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 78,323 75,659 80,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.04% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,915 50,477 53,051
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,823 2,068 2,474
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.09 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -81 62 £488 +8.33% 17
South East -28 46 £413 -2.94% 21
North of England +51 38 £455 +1.11% 10
South West -44 32 £375 -25.00% 15
North West +17 19 £480 +6.67% 6
Yorkshire +9 16 £440 -7.37% 4
Midlands -6 12 £240 -43.53% 20
East of England -20 12 £425 +70.00% 19
East Midlands +2 8 £235 -44.71% 5
North East +59 5 £455 +30.00%
West Midlands -3 4 £638 +50.00% 15
Requirements Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 77 (38.50%) Business Analysis
2 71 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (35.00%) Finance
4 66 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (32.50%) Security Cleared
6 49 (24.50%) Project Management
7 35 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 32 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 30 (15.00%) Validation
10 29 (14.50%) Banking
10 29 (14.50%) C
11 27 (13.50%) Oracle
11 27 (13.50%) PRINCE2
11 27 (13.50%) UML
11 27 (13.50%) DV Cleared
11 27 (13.50%) User Experience
12 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (12.50%) Degree
13 23 (11.50%) Change Management
14 22 (11.00%) Scrum
14 22 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (10.50%) Management Information System
15 21 (10.50%) Microsoft
16 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (9.50%) Change Control
18 17 (8.50%) User Stories
18 17 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
18 17 (8.50%) Data Modelling
19 16 (8.00%) JIRA

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 9 (4.50%) Confluence
1 9 (4.50%) SharePoint
1 9 (4.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.50%) Tuxedo
4 4 (2.00%) Apache
4 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.50%) iPlanet
5 3 (1.50%) JBoss
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (3.50%) Primavera
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.50%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.00%) DNS
3 4 (2.00%) SNMP
4 3 (1.50%) FCoE
4 3 (1.50%) Firewall
4 3 (1.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.50%) SAN
4 3 (1.50%) WAN
4 3 (1.50%) Wireless
5 2 (1.00%) NAS
5 2 (1.00%) SMS
5 2 (1.00%) VoIP
6 1 (0.50%) 3G
6 1 (0.50%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.50%) 4G
6 1 (0.50%) LTE
6 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.50%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (3.00%) Ingres
1 6 (3.00%) MySQL
2 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.00%) Big Data
3 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (8.00%) JIRA
2 15 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (3.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.50%) PeopleTools
4 5 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (2.00%) NetBeans
5 4 (2.00%) StarTeam
6 3 (1.50%) FishEye
6 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 70 (35.00%) Finance
2 29 (14.50%) Banking
3 9 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.50%) Retail
4 8 (4.00%) Military
5 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.50%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.50%) Automotive
7 3 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 3 (1.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Avionics
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 123 (61.50%) Analyst
2 113 (56.50%) Business Analyst
3 12 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (5.50%) Banking Analyst
4 11 (5.50%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 10 (5.00%) Project Control Officer
5 10 (5.00%) Project Officer
5 10 (5.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 8 (4.00%) Architect
6 8 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (3.50%) Oracle Analyst
7 7 (3.50%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 6 (3.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (3.00%) ERP Analyst
8 6 (3.00%) ERP Business Analyst
8 6 (3.00%) IT Analyst
8 6 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.50%) Middleware
2 8 (4.00%) XML
3 6 (3.00%) XSLT
4 4 (2.00%) J2EE
5 2 (1.00%) LDAP
5 2 (1.00%) REST
5 2 (1.00%) Web Services
6 1 (0.50%) .NET
6 1 (0.50%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.50%) CSS
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) JSP
6 1 (0.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) Spring
6 1 (0.50%) Swagger
6 1 (0.50%) WCF
6 1 (0.50%) WinForms
6 1 (0.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) User Experience
2 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (10.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.50%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.50%) Clustering
7 3 (1.50%) Derivative
7 3 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.00%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.50%) Equities
9 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.00%) Windows
2 9 (4.50%) Linux
3 4 (2.00%) Unix
3 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.50%) AIX
4 3 (1.50%) HPUX
4 3 (1.50%) Solaris
4 3 (1.50%) SUSE
4 3 (1.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.50%) Business Analysis
2 71 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (24.50%) Project Management
5 32 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 30 (15.00%) Validation
7 27 (13.50%) PRINCE2
7 27 (13.50%) UML
8 23 (11.50%) Change Management
9 22 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (11.00%) Scrum
10 19 (9.50%) Change Control
11 17 (8.50%) Data Modelling
11 17 (8.50%) User Stories
12 16 (8.00%) Use Case
13 15 (7.50%) ITIL
13 15 (7.50%) SDLC
14 14 (7.00%) Data Analysis
15 13 (6.50%) Programme Management
15 13 (6.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.50%) C
2 14 (7.00%) SQL
3 12 (6.00%) Java
4 9 (4.50%) C#
5 6 (3.00%) C++
6 5 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.00%) Lua
7 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.50%) C-shell
8 3 (1.50%) Korn
8 3 (1.50%) Perl
8 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) Ada
Qualifications
1 65 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 35 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 27 (13.50%) DV Cleared
4 25 (12.50%) Degree
5 17 (8.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (5.50%) ISEB
7 5 (2.50%) IIBA
7 5 (2.50%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.00%) CBAP
8 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.50%) CISSP
10 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.50%) PMP
10 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.50%) PMO
1 9 (4.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) GDPR
3 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) IFRS
System Software
1 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.50%) Samba
2 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.00%) KVM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) OpenView
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (13.50%) Oracle
2 21 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.00%) Citrix
4 5 (2.50%) BEA
4 5 (2.50%) HP
4 5 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (2.50%) VMware
5 3 (1.50%) Cisco
5 3 (1.50%) F5
5 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.50%) Sun
6 2 (1.00%) Borland
6 2 (1.00%) Cognos
6 2 (1.00%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.00%) Opsware
6 2 (1.00%) PlateSpin
6 2 (1.00%) Veritas
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) CODA