The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Analysis
UK
Rank 318 342 344
Rank change year-on-year +24 +2  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 285 327 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.74% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 211 204
Median daily rate £450 £448 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.55% +4.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 13
Median hourly rate £41.64 £41.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.33% +6.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £32.95 £30.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £57.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.33% +6.41%  

Requirements Analysis 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -4 245 £450 +0.27% 53
London +41 105 £475 -5.00% 14
South East +34 70 £425 +6.25% 8
Surrey +39 37 £425 +1.19% 3
City of London 0 20 £525 +2.43% 6
South Wales - 17 £400 -
Wales - 17 £400 -
South West -27 16 £525 +17.31% 8
Scotland +17 14 £388 -3.12% 3
East of England -5 13 £460 -5.15% 5
Kent - 12 £203 -
Gloucestershire +1 11 £525 +13.51%
Redhill - 11 £475 -
Yorkshire +12 10 £500 +24.22% 3
Essex +4 9 £450 +24.13% 1
North West +2 9 £406 -4.41% 9
Cardiff - 9 £300 -
Berkshire +20 8 £450 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh +11 7 £375 -6.25% 2
East Midlands -21 7 £412 +5.64% 2
Belfast -11 6 £369 -
Northern Ireland -13 6 £369 -
County Antrim -13 6 £369 -
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £440 -
Hampshire 0 5 - - 1
West Midlands -2 5 £375 -6.25% 3
Glasgow -2 5 £450 - 1
Newport - 5 £575 -
North East - 5 £340 - 1
West Yorkshire +13 4 £475 +47.97% 3

Requirements Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 167 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (34.26%) Finance
3 91 (19.36%) SDLC
4 89 (18.94%) SQL
5 83 (17.66%) Oracle
6 79 (16.81%) Business Analysis
7 71 (15.11%) UML
8 64 (13.62%) Scrum
8 64 (13.62%) Security Cleared
9 63 (13.40%) Microsoft
10 61 (12.98%) Java
11 60 (12.77%) Data Modelling
12 57 (12.13%) Unix
13 55 (11.70%) Degree
13 55 (11.70%) Waterfall
14 54 (11.49%) HTML
15 53 (11.28%) Banking
15 53 (11.28%) Use Case
16 52 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
16 52 (11.06%) JavaScript
17 47 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (10.00%) Software Engineering
18 46 (9.79%) Project Management
18 46 (9.79%) Linux
19 45 (9.57%) SQL Server
20 44 (9.36%) XML
21 43 (9.15%) Migration
21 43 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
22 38 (8.09%) Data Analysis
22 38 (8.09%) Business Process Analysis

Requirements Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (3.40%) Apache
2 14 (2.98%) Confluence
2 14 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.13%) JBoss
3 10 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.91%) nginx
5 7 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.49%) Drupal
6 6 (1.28%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.06%) SAS
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.64%) CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Jetty
10 2 (0.43%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.43%) TPMS
Applications
1 29 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.68%) MS Office
3 19 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.62%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) SAP PP
1 10 (2.13%) SAP PP-PI
2 8 (1.70%) SAP MII
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.85%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.43%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.43%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.43%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.43%) Sonata
7 1 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Force.com
3 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.77%) Internet
2 5 (1.06%) Network Security
2 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.85%) HTTP
3 4 (0.85%) LDAP
4 3 (0.64%) DNS
4 3 (0.64%) Firewall
4 3 (0.64%) SAN
4 3 (0.64%) WAN
4 3 (0.64%) Wireless
5 2 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.43%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.21%) AMQP
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.21%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.21%) PCoIP
6 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (7.45%) Oracle Database
4 28 (5.96%) Relational Database
5 21 (4.47%) SQLPlus
6 19 (4.04%) Big Data
7 18 (3.83%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.98%) MySQL
9 10 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.91%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.49%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.96%) JIRA
2 19 (4.04%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.55%) JUnit
5 11 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
6 10 (2.13%) Subversion
7 8 (1.70%) ProC
8 7 (1.49%) Ant
8 7 (1.49%) NUnit
9 6 (1.28%) ClearCase
9 6 (1.28%) CppUnit
9 6 (1.28%) GoogleTest
9 6 (1.28%) Rational Software Modeler
10 5 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.06%) Selenium
11 4 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.64%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 161 (34.26%) Finance
2 53 (11.28%) Banking
3 22 (4.68%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.47%) Front Office
5 17 (3.62%) Retail
6 16 (3.40%) Marketing
7 15 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 14 (2.98%) Back Office
8 14 (2.98%) Investment Banking
9 10 (2.13%) Legal
9 10 (2.13%) Military
10 8 (1.70%) Advertising
11 7 (1.49%) Law
12 5 (1.06%) Electronics
12 5 (1.06%) General Ledger
12 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.85%) Automotive
14 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (44.04%) Analyst
2 167 (35.53%) Business Analyst
3 99 (21.06%) Developer
4 57 (12.13%) Architect
5 28 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (5.32%) SQL Developer
7 24 (5.11%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.89%) Oracle Developer
8 23 (4.89%) Senior Business Analyst
9 21 (4.47%) Consultant
10 20 (4.26%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (3.19%) Data Analyst
12 15 (3.19%) PL/SQL Developer
12 15 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (2.98%) .NET Developer
13 14 (2.98%) Digital Analyst
13 14 (2.98%) MiFID Business Analyst
13 14 (2.98%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
14 13 (2.77%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.49%) HTML
2 44 (9.36%) XML
3 37 (7.87%) .NET
4 34 (7.23%) jQuery
4 34 (7.23%) Web Services
5 27 (5.74%) CSS
6 22 (4.68%) HTML5
7 16 (3.40%) REST
7 16 (3.40%) XSLT
8 15 (3.19%) Middleware
9 14 (2.98%) AngularJS
10 13 (2.77%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.77%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.55%) Entity Framework
11 12 (2.55%) J2EE
12 10 (2.13%) JPA
12 10 (2.13%) XSD
13 9 (1.91%) EJB
13 9 (1.91%) JAXB
13 9 (1.91%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.74%) User Experience
4 19 (4.04%) Derivative
5 15 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.91%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.70%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.70%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.70%) Wiki
10 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.28%) Video on Demand
11 5 (1.06%) Equities
11 5 (1.06%) Fintech
12 3 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.13%) Unix
2 46 (9.79%) Linux
3 23 (4.89%) Windows
4 16 (3.40%) AIX
5 8 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.85%) Android
6 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (19.36%) SDLC
3 79 (16.81%) Business Analysis
4 71 (15.11%) UML
5 64 (13.62%) Scrum
6 60 (12.77%) Data Modelling
7 55 (11.70%) Waterfall
8 53 (11.28%) Use Case
9 47 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 47 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (9.79%) Project Management
11 43 (9.15%) Migration
11 43 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 38 (8.09%) Business Process Analysis
12 38 (8.09%) Data Analysis
13 36 (7.66%) Change Management
14 35 (7.45%) User Stories
14 35 (7.45%) Workflow
15 33 (7.02%) Configuration Management
16 29 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.94%) SQL
2 61 (12.98%) Java
3 52 (11.06%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.45%) C
5 32 (6.81%) C#
6 27 (5.74%) PL/SQL
6 27 (5.74%) Python
6 27 (5.74%) Shell Script
7 25 (5.32%) C++
8 14 (2.98%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.13%) Perl
9 10 (2.13%) PHP
10 7 (1.49%) Scala
11 5 (1.06%) Ada
11 5 (1.06%) Ada 83
11 5 (1.06%) Ada 95
11 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.06%) VBA
12 3 (0.64%) ABAP
12 3 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 55 (11.70%) Degree
3 35 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.77%) ISEB
6 8 (1.70%) PMP
7 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.06%) MCTS
9 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.43%) ACCA
10 2 (0.43%) APMP
10 2 (0.43%) CIMA
10 2 (0.43%) MCSD
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.21%) CBAP
11 1 (0.21%) CISSP
11 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) IIBA
11 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.26%) MiFID
2 18 (3.83%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.98%) QA
4 7 (1.49%) DO-178B
5 5 (1.06%) Def Stans
5 5 (1.06%) IEC 61508
5 5 (1.06%) ISO26262
5 5 (1.06%) MISRA
5 5 (1.06%) MISRA C
5 5 (1.06%) PMO
6 4 (0.85%) COBIT
6 4 (0.85%) IFRS
7 3 (0.64%) EMIR
8 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.43%) GDPR
8 2 (0.43%) HL7
8 2 (0.43%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.43%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.43%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (2.13%) Docker
2 9 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.70%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.43%) HDFS
6 2 (0.43%) NFS
6 2 (0.43%) Samba
6 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.43%) Kibana
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Oozie
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 83 (17.66%) Oracle
2 63 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.96%) SAP
4 14 (2.98%) VMware
5 12 (2.55%) HP
6 11 (2.34%) IBM
7 9 (1.91%) hybris
8 7 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (1.49%) Charles River
8 7 (1.49%) Cisco
8 7 (1.49%) Pega
8 7 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.49%) Sybase
9 6 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.28%) Workday
10 5 (1.06%) CA
10 5 (1.06%) Google
10 5 (1.06%) Informatica
11 4 (0.85%) Teradata
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