Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 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 West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 141 187
Rank change year-on-year -15 +46 +3
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 46 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 1.10% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.38% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 11
South West median daily rate £428 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £352 £324 £311
90th Percentile £500 £577 £530
England median daily rate £437 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -2.89% +11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 16
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -19.71% -3.52%
10th Percentile £24.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £43.00 £43.11
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4605 4646 5267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.35% 79.90% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3123 3563
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 266 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.18
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Management in the South West

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bristol -7 12 £363 -22.79%
Gloucestershire -7 12 £405 -19.00% 1
Devon - 10 £488 -
Somerset -3 6 £360 -15.29%
Wiltshire -8 2 £420 -6.67% 2
Dorset - 2 - -
Cornwall - 1 £375 -
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 West region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) Business Analysis
5 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.91%) Change Control
6 11 (23.91%) SDLC
7 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance
7 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
7 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
7 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
8 8 (17.39%) Document Management
8 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
9 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
9 7 (15.22%) Aerospace
9 7 (15.22%) C
10 5 (10.87%) Validation
10 5 (10.87%) Military
10 5 (10.87%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (8.70%) V-Model
11 4 (8.70%) Banking
11 4 (8.70%) QA
11 4 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
11 4 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
12 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (6.52%) Wireframes

Requirements Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.17%) CATIA
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.17%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) FCoE
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
1 1 (2.17%) NAS
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) VLAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.87%) Military
4 4 (8.70%) Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Avionics
5 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Analyst
2 23 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Project Control Officer
3 8 (17.39%) Project Officer
3 8 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Junior
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Designer
6 1 (2.17%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Junior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) J2EE
1 1 (2.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) AIX
1 1 (2.17%) HPUX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Solaris
1 1 (2.17%) SUSE
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 12 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (23.91%) Change Control
4 11 (23.91%) SDLC
5 9 (19.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (19.57%) Information Assurance
5 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) Document Management
6 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.87%) Validation
8 4 (8.70%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (8.70%) V-Model
9 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (6.52%) Prototyping
9 3 (6.52%) User Stories
9 3 (6.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Ada
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) C++
2 1 (2.17%) C-shell
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) Korn
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) ISEB
6 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) ARP4754
2 3 (6.52%) DO-178B
2 3 (6.52%) DO-254
3 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) KVM
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.17%) Samba
1 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco
1 1 (2.17%) Cognos
1 1 (2.17%) EMC
1 1 (2.17%) F5
1 1 (2.17%) HP
1 1 (2.17%) Opsware
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) PlateSpin
1 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.17%) Siemens
1 1 (2.17%) Sun
1 1 (2.17%) Veritas
1 1 (2.17%) VMware