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 26 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 Management
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 242 201
Rank change year-on-year +23 -41  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 29 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.50% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 53
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £298 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £484 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.69 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £37.39
% change year-on-year +14.10% +4.30%  

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 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
West Sussex +30 11 £438 +7.69%
Surrey +9 6 £475 +15.15% 6
Hampshire 0 6 £444 -1.38% 2
Berkshire +11 5 £481 +6.94% 3
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 35 (50.72%) Degree
2 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
4 23 (33.33%) JIRA
5 22 (31.88%) Scrum
6 19 (27.54%) Requirements Engineering
7 18 (26.09%) Process Improvement
8 17 (24.64%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (24.64%) Atlassian
8 17 (24.64%) Coaching
8 17 (24.64%) CA Agile Central
8 17 (24.64%) HP
8 17 (24.64%) CA
9 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
10 10 (14.49%) UML
11 9 (13.04%) Java
11 9 (13.04%) Finance
12 8 (11.59%) Migration
12 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
12 8 (11.59%) C
12 8 (11.59%) Linux
12 8 (11.59%) Unix
12 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.14%) ITIL
13 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
13 7 (10.14%) Validation
13 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
14 6 (8.70%) Billing
14 6 (8.70%) Shell Script

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 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) 3GPP
2 5 (7.25%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (7.25%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (2.90%) Broadband
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) FTP
3 2 (2.90%) LDAP
3 2 (2.90%) SMTP
3 2 (2.90%) SNMP
3 2 (2.90%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) LTE
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Rational DOORS
2 23 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Billing
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.45%) Avionics
6 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Business Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) Requirements Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) DOORS Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) QC Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Java Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Business Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Design Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Engineering Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.90%) Network Design Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Requirements Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (7.25%) J2EE
1 5 (7.25%) Spring
2 2 (2.90%) OAuth
2 2 (2.90%) SAML
3 1 (1.45%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.25%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.25%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.45%) Frameworx
4 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
1 8 (11.59%) Unix
2 5 (7.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Scrum
3 19 (27.54%) Requirements Engineering
4 18 (26.09%) Process Improvement
5 17 (24.64%) Coaching
6 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.49%) UML
8 8 (11.59%) Business Analysis
8 8 (11.59%) Migration
9 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.14%) ITIL
9 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.14%) Validation
10 5 (7.25%) Defect Management
10 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.25%) Open Source
10 5 (7.25%) Post-Production
10 5 (7.25%) Product Management
10 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) Java
2 8 (11.59%) C
3 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.25%) SQL
5 3 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) CCNP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) IIBA
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (1.45%) BS7799
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 26262
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.45%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Atlassian
1 17 (24.64%) CA
1 17 (24.64%) CA Agile Central
1 17 (24.64%) HP
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) KANA
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
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