The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 27 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 222 231
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 39 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 24
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £388 £383
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.52% -0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54%  

Requirements Management 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 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in the South East

Requirements Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the South East

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in the South East

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the South East

Requirements Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Hampshire +4 19 £450 +52.80% 1
West Sussex +10 11 £300 -25.00% 2
Surrey +1 3 £380 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire -8 2 £300 -
Berkshire +28 1 £500 +11.11% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £550 +74.60%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £230 - 1
Kent - 1 £425 -
Requirements Management
England

Requirements Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 24 (39.34%) Degree
2 20 (32.79%) Rational DOORS
3 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (27.87%) JIRA
5 12 (19.67%) Process Improvement
5 12 (19.67%) Scrum
6 11 (18.03%) UML
6 11 (18.03%) HP
6 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (16.39%) Requirements Engineering
7 10 (16.39%) Atlassian
7 10 (16.39%) Coaching
7 10 (16.39%) CA Agile Central
7 10 (16.39%) CA
7 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
8 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
8 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) User Experience
9 8 (13.11%) Validation
9 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.11%) Java
10 7 (11.48%) QA
11 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (9.84%) C
11 6 (9.84%) Migration
11 6 (9.84%) Finance
11 6 (9.84%) Information Security
12 5 (8.20%) Change Management

Requirements Management
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 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) JBoss
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) Simulink
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.64%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.64%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) FTP
1 4 (6.56%) SNMP
2 3 (4.92%) 3GPP
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) Broadband
3 2 (3.28%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
3 2 (3.28%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (3.28%) SMTP
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) LTE
4 1 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (27.87%) JIRA
3 4 (6.56%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Avionics
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 21 (34.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Requirements Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Design Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Designer
4 4 (6.56%) DOORS Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) QC Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Design Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Engineering Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineering Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Requirements Manager
6 2 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.28%) J2EE
1 2 (3.28%) OAuth
1 2 (3.28%) SAML
1 2 (3.28%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.64%) iBATIS
2 1 (1.64%) ICEfaces
2 1 (1.64%) JSF
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.11%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
1 4 (6.56%) Unix
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Process Improvement
2 12 (19.67%) Scrum
3 11 (18.03%) UML
4 10 (16.39%) Coaching
4 10 (16.39%) Requirements Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.11%) Validation
7 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.84%) Information Security
7 6 (9.84%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Change Management
8 5 (8.20%) Defect Management
8 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) CRM
9 4 (6.56%) ITIL
9 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Java
2 6 (9.84%) C
3 2 (3.28%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) C++
3 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
3 2 (3.28%) Python
3 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) Bourne shell
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) CCNA
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.64%) ARP4761
3 1 (1.64%) DO-160
3 1 (1.64%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.64%) DO-254
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.64%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) HP
2 10 (16.39%) Atlassian
2 10 (16.39%) CA
2 10 (16.39%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.28%) KANA
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.64%) Remedy
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 16 hours ago