The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Requirements Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Analysis
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 200 217
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 36 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.72% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.88% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 23
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
10th Percentile £343 £254 £308
90th Percentile £450 £450 £665
England median daily rate £425 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -0.87% +7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% -  
England median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  

Requirements Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the South East

Requirements Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +24 18 £400 - 1
Hampshire -16 8 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £400 +10.34% 3
Berkshire -2 2 £380 -15.55%
Kent -2 2 £205 -48.75%
West Sussex +17 1 £438 -3.84% 1
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis 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 South East region with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) Finance
3 35 (33.65%) SDLC
4 34 (32.69%) Unix
5 33 (31.73%) Waterfall
6 31 (29.81%) Linux
6 31 (29.81%) HTML
6 31 (29.81%) Oracle
7 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 30 (28.85%) Degree
8 26 (25.00%) SQL
9 23 (22.12%) Shell Script
9 23 (22.12%) SQLPlus
9 23 (22.12%) PL/SQL
9 23 (22.12%) jQuery
9 23 (22.12%) Oracle Database
10 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
11 20 (19.23%) RDBMS
11 20 (19.23%) C
11 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 18 (17.31%) AIX
13 17 (16.35%) UML
14 16 (15.38%) Use Case
15 15 (14.42%) HTML5
16 14 (13.46%) Business Analysis
17 13 (12.50%) Scrum
17 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
18 12 (11.54%) Migration

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (9.62%) Apache
2 8 (7.69%) nginx
3 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.73%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.77%) TPMS
5 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.96%) CMS
7 1 (0.96%) Drupal
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.96%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.96%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Firewall
1 5 (4.81%) SAN
2 3 (2.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) Oracle Database
1 23 (22.12%) SQLPlus
2 20 (19.23%) RDBMS
2 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.92%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.96%) Big Data
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.65%) ProC
3 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.85%) JIRA
5 3 (2.88%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.96%) Selenium
6 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 2 (1.92%) Military
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (34.62%) Analyst
2 33 (31.73%) Business Analyst
3 24 (23.08%) Developer
4 23 (22.12%) Oracle Developer
5 19 (18.27%) PL/SQL Developer
5 19 (18.27%) SQL Developer
6 14 (13.46%) Architect
7 11 (10.58%) Finance Business Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) Integration Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Systems Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Tester
8 9 (8.65%) UI Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
9 8 (7.69%) Project Analyst
9 8 (7.69%) Technical Architect
10 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Hardware Design Engineer
11 6 (5.77%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) HTML
2 23 (22.12%) jQuery
3 15 (14.42%) HTML5
4 10 (9.62%) .NET
4 10 (9.62%) Web Services
5 5 (4.81%) XML
6 4 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.96%) JSON
7 1 (0.96%) Kafka
7 1 (0.96%) REST
7 1 (0.96%) SOAP
7 1 (0.96%) WAMP
7 1 (0.96%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.65%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) FMCG
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.92%) RIA
4 2 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Unix
2 31 (29.81%) Linux
3 18 (17.31%) AIX
4 3 (2.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.65%) SDLC
3 33 (31.73%) Waterfall
4 22 (21.15%) Configuration Management
5 17 (16.35%) UML
6 16 (15.38%) Use Case
7 14 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 13 (12.50%) Scrum
9 12 (11.54%) Migration
10 11 (10.58%) Data Management
10 11 (10.58%) Data Migration
10 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.58%) Test Scripting
11 10 (9.62%) Functional Testing
12 9 (8.65%) API Testing
12 9 (8.65%) Business Process Analysis
12 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
12 9 (8.65%) Open Source
12 9 (8.65%) Test Strategy
12 9 (8.65%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 26 (25.00%) SQL
3 23 (22.12%) PL/SQL
3 23 (22.12%) Shell Script
4 20 (19.23%) C
5 11 (10.58%) Java
6 9 (8.65%) C#
7 7 (6.73%) PHP
7 7 (6.73%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) Perl
9 3 (2.88%) Ada
9 3 (2.88%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) Ada 83
10 2 (1.92%) Ada 95
11 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (28.85%) Degree
2 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) ISEB
5 4 (3.85%) ACCA
5 4 (3.85%) CIMA
6 2 (1.92%) MCTS
6 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Docker
2 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 31 (29.81%) Oracle
2 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
3 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco
3 5 (4.81%) HP
3 5 (4.81%) NetApp
3 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.81%) SAP
3 5 (4.81%) VMware
4 4 (3.85%) Workday
5 3 (2.88%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.92%) Informatica
7 1 (0.96%) Apigee
7 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.96%) Infor
7 1 (0.96%) Progress