Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 205 199
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 -17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 20 13 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.23% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 19
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +21.62% +7.25%
10th Percentile £340 £425 £334
90th Percentile £510 £485 £464
England median daily rate £435 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -48.72%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -32.93% +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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Requirements Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in the North West

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the North West

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in the North West

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the North West

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester +34 18 £475 - 1
Lancashire +15 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £401 -
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) Coaching
6 5 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (25.00%) Change Control
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Tuxedo
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (25.00%) BEA
6 5 (25.00%) PeopleTools
6 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) BPR
8 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 2 (10.00%) Line Management
9 1 (5.00%) IFRS
9 1 (5.00%) IFRS 9
9 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (5.00%) Product Breakdown Structure

Requirements Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (25.00%) Tuxedo
1 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Link 16
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) PeopleTools
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Change Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Change Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Risk Management
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) Coaching
5 5 (25.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
7 2 (10.00%) BPR
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) DSDM
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) IFRS
1 1 (5.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) BEA
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (5.00%) IBM