Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 267 266
Rank change year-on-year -37 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 67 115 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.83% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 57
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +9.46% +8.82%
10th Percentile £366 £306 £226
90th Percentile £525 £503 £494
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 8
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £49.46 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.13% +16.38% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.50 £41.86 £39.40
90th Percentile £42.50 £58.75 £48.39
England median hourly rate £42.00 £49.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year -15.08% +16.38% +16.76%

Requirements Analysis 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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 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
Surrey +13 32 £425 +7.59% 3
Thames Valley -38 19 £450 +5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 11 £450 +9.76%
Hampshire -37 8 £575 +43.75% 1
Berkshire -25 7 £450 +2.86% 1
West Sussex -10 3 £438 +16.67%
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Oxfordshire +4 1 - - 1
East Sussex +1 1 £342 -2.29%
Kent -14 1 £500 +25.00%
Requirements Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) Finance
3 21 (31.34%) UML
4 20 (29.85%) Degree
5 18 (26.87%) SDLC
6 17 (25.37%) Wireframes
7 16 (23.88%) Scrum
8 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
9 14 (20.90%) Unix
9 14 (20.90%) HTML
9 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
9 14 (20.90%) SQL
10 13 (19.40%) Oracle
11 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
11 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
11 12 (17.91%) Use Case
11 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
12 11 (16.42%) jQuery
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
12 11 (16.42%) AIX
12 11 (16.42%) Linux
12 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
12 11 (16.42%) C
12 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
12 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
12 11 (16.42%) SQLPlus
13 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
14 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
14 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) Network Security
3 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (4.48%) MPLS
3 3 (4.48%) SAN
4 2 (2.99%) MVNO
5 1 (1.49%) IKE
5 1 (1.49%) IPsec
5 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.42%) RDBMS
2 11 (16.42%) SQLPlus
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.99%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) Impala
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) ProC
2 4 (5.97%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) RStudio
3 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Analyst
2 26 (38.81%) Business Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Finance Business Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Financial Business Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Project Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Architect
6 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (13.43%) SQL Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Software Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) Systems Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Integration Developer
9 6 (8.96%) UI Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Transformation Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Business IT Analyst
11 4 (5.97%) Consultant
11 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) HTML
2 11 (16.42%) jQuery
3 8 (11.94%) HTML5
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.48%) WAP
5 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Unix
2 11 (16.42%) AIX
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) UML
3 18 (26.87%) SDLC
4 17 (25.37%) Wireframes
5 16 (23.88%) Scrum
6 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
7 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
7 12 (17.91%) Use Case
7 12 (17.91%) Waterfall
8 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
9 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.96%) Project Management
11 6 (8.96%) User Stories
12 5 (7.46%) Business Transformation
12 5 (7.46%) Change Control
12 5 (7.46%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (7.46%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.97%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) C
2 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
2 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.97%) Ada
4 3 (4.48%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) Java
5 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.99%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) ECSS
3 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.49%) Oozie
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Blue Coat
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.48%) F5
4 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) NetApp
4 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.48%) Qualys
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.48%) Sourcefire
4 3 (4.48%) Splunk
4 3 (4.48%) Tufin
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Workday