Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 327 302
Rank change year-on-year +15 -25 +5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 59 58 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 66
South East median daily rate £410 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +7.46% +17.13%
10th Percentile £364 £326 £321
90th Percentile £488 £588 £513
England median daily rate £436 £450 £408
% change year-on-year -3.11% +10.43% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
South East median hourly rate £44.12 £42.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.04% -16.83% +26.25%
10th Percentile £40.61 £39.60 £30.41
90th Percentile £46.72 £43.53 £60.00
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 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 13836 13829 15777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.87% 82.62% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 8360 9398
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 551 603
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.65
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire +12 19 £400 -15.79% 2
Thames Valley -2 19 £460 +2.22%
Berkshire +19 17 £470 +4.44%
West Sussex +11 14 £400 -5.88%
Surrey -23 7 £475 +15.15%
Buckinghamshire -29 2 £300 +2.65%
Middlesex +4 1 £420 +21.74%
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 23 (38.98%) Business Analysis
2 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (28.81%) Degree
6 16 (27.12%) UML
7 14 (23.73%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (20.34%) Project Management
9 11 (18.64%) Oracle
10 10 (16.95%) Java
11 9 (15.25%) C
11 9 (15.25%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
12 8 (13.56%) ERP
12 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.56%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (11.86%) Use Case
13 7 (11.86%) C#
13 7 (11.86%) Primavera
14 6 (10.17%) Process Management
14 6 (10.17%) SOA
14 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
14 6 (10.17%) Scrum
14 6 (10.17%) SDLC
14 6 (10.17%) User Experience

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 (3.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (11.86%) Primavera
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Wireshark
2 4 (6.78%) SNMP
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) 3GPP
3 2 (3.39%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (3.39%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (3.39%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
4 1 (1.69%) LTE
4 1 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) JIRA
3 5 (8.47%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.78%) NetBeans
4 4 (6.78%) StarTeam
5 3 (5.08%) FishEye
5 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
7 1 (1.69%) RequisitePro
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Automotive
2 3 (5.08%) Billing
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.69%) Avionics
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Analyst
2 28 (47.46%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) ERP Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) ERP Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Business Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) DOORS Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.39%) J2EE
1 2 (3.39%) Spring
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) User Experience
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.69%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Business Analysis
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (27.12%) UML
4 12 (20.34%) Project Management
5 9 (15.25%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (13.56%) ERP
6 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.86%) Use Case
8 6 (10.17%) Process Management
8 6 (10.17%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 6 (10.17%) SDLC
8 6 (10.17%) SOA
9 5 (8.47%) Change Management
9 5 (8.47%) ITIL
9 5 (8.47%) Migration
9 5 (8.47%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) C
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) C++
5 4 (6.78%) Lua
5 4 (6.78%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
3 17 (28.81%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) IIBA
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
1 1 (1.69%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.08%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) CA
4 2 (3.39%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Varonis
5 1 (1.69%) Workday