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 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 Analysis
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 428 336
Rank change year-on-year +26 -92  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 212 233 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.52% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 132 196
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% -10.07%  

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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 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
England -11 172 £425 -0.87% 65
London 0 69 £475 -1.04% 19
South East -11 35 £400 +6.66% 7
South West +16 21 £353 -29.50% 10
Northern Ireland - 18 £413 - 1
County Antrim - 18 £413 - 1
Belfast - 18 £413 - 1
Surrey +24 17 £400 - 1
South Wales - 15 £393 -
Wales - 15 £393 -
East of England +4 12 £383 +6.25% 10
North West +18 11 £425 +4.93% 7
City of London +1 10 £522 +12.86% 7
West Midlands +16 9 £450 -6.49% 4
Cardiff - 9 £380 -
Hampshire -10 8 - - 2
Essex - 8 £405 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £405 - 1
Yorkshire +24 6 £431 -8.24% 4
Gloucestershire +11 6 £376 -28.38% 3
Bristol +1 5 - - 2
Milton Keynes -11 5 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £400 +10.34% 3
East Midlands -18 5 £390 +1.29% 2
Somerset - 5 - -
Reigate - 5 £400 -
Scotland +19 4 - - 2
Coventry +14 4 £450 -4.76%
Warwickshire +9 4 £400 -33.33% 2
Redhill - 4 £444 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 187 (37.63%) Finance
1 187 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (21.53%) SQL
3 101 (20.32%) Oracle
4 99 (19.92%) SDLC
5 94 (18.91%) UML
6 83 (16.70%) Business Analysis
7 79 (15.90%) Use Case
8 78 (15.69%) Java
9 75 (15.09%) Data Modelling
10 72 (14.49%) Banking
11 71 (14.29%) Unix
12 64 (12.88%) Scrum
13 62 (12.47%) JavaScript
14 61 (12.27%) Microsoft
15 59 (11.87%) Waterfall
16 58 (11.67%) HTML
17 56 (11.27%) Security Cleared
18 55 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
19 51 (10.26%) Degree
20 50 (10.06%) Software Engineering
21 49 (9.86%) Linux
22 47 (9.46%) XML
23 45 (9.05%) Oracle Database
24 44 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (8.85%) C
25 42 (8.45%) Validation
26 41 (8.25%) SQL Server
26 41 (8.25%) jQuery
26 41 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing

Requirements Analysis
Co-occurring 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 15 (3.02%) Apache
2 14 (2.82%) Confluence
2 14 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.21%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.01%) JBoss
6 9 (1.81%) nginx
7 6 (1.21%) TPMS
7 6 (1.21%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.01%) Jetty
8 5 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.80%) Drupal
9 4 (0.80%) SAS
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.60%) IIS
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.40%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.40%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 18 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 18 (3.62%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.40%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.40%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.40%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.40%) SAP PP-PI
4 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.20%) Endur
4 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Pega PRPC
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.01%) SaaS
3 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.60%) G Suite
3 3 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) Force.com
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.41%) Internet
2 8 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.01%) Firewall
3 5 (1.01%) Network Security
3 5 (1.01%) SAN
4 4 (0.80%) HTTP
5 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.40%) DNS
6 2 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.40%) LAN
6 2 (0.40%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) LDAP
7 1 (0.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.05%) Oracle Database
2 41 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.44%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (5.63%) SQLPlus
5 25 (5.03%) RDBMS
6 24 (4.83%) MySQL
7 16 (3.22%) Big Data
8 14 (2.82%) Ingres
9 11 (2.21%) Data Mining
10 10 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (1.21%) GIS
12 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.21%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.01%) DB2
13 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (4.02%) JIRA
2 15 (3.02%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.62%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.01%) JUnit
6 10 (2.01%) ProC
7 7 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (1.21%) CppUnit
8 6 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.01%) Subversion
10 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.60%) Hudson
10 3 (0.60%) Selenium
10 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.40%) LINQPad
11 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 187 (37.63%) Finance
2 72 (14.49%) Banking
3 34 (6.84%) Front Office
4 26 (5.23%) Retail
5 19 (3.82%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.22%) Legal
7 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.81%) Back Office
8 9 (1.81%) Marketing
9 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.41%) Law
11 6 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.01%) Military
13 4 (0.80%) Advertising
13 4 (0.80%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.60%) Automotive
14 3 (0.60%) Electronics
15 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 198 (39.84%) Analyst
2 158 (31.79%) Business Analyst
3 118 (23.74%) Developer
4 61 (12.27%) Architect
5 35 (7.04%) Java Developer
6 31 (6.24%) Oracle Developer
7 30 (6.04%) Software Engineer
8 28 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 23 (4.63%) Consultant
10 21 (4.23%) PL/SQL Developer
11 19 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
12 18 (3.62%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.42%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (3.22%) Finance Business Analyst
14 16 (3.22%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
15 15 (3.02%) C++ Developer
16 14 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (2.82%) Technical Architect
17 13 (2.62%) Business Systems Analyst
17 13 (2.62%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.67%) HTML
2 47 (9.46%) XML
3 41 (8.25%) jQuery
4 36 (7.24%) Web Services
5 34 (6.84%) .NET
6 26 (5.23%) HTML5
7 20 (4.02%) CSS
8 18 (3.62%) Middleware
8 18 (3.62%) XSLT
9 14 (2.82%) Hibernate
9 14 (2.82%) Spring
10 12 (2.41%) JPA
11 11 (2.21%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 11 (2.21%) J2EE
11 11 (2.21%) STL
12 10 (2.01%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.81%) EJB
13 9 (1.81%) JSON
13 9 (1.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.02%) Equities
4 19 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.82%) User Experience
5 17 (3.42%) Fixed Income
6 15 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.21%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.81%) Derivative
10 8 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (1.21%) Wiki
13 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.01%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.01%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.80%) Fintech
14 4 (0.80%) NHS
14 4 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.29%) Unix
2 49 (9.86%) Linux
3 26 (5.23%) Windows
4 19 (3.82%) AIX
5 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.60%) Android
6 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.92%) SDLC
3 94 (18.91%) UML
4 83 (16.70%) Business Analysis
5 79 (15.90%) Use Case
6 75 (15.09%) Data Modelling
7 64 (12.88%) Scrum
8 59 (11.87%) Waterfall
9 55 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (10.06%) Software Engineering
11 42 (8.45%) Validation
12 41 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 40 (8.05%) Data Analysis
14 39 (7.85%) Requirements Management
15 38 (7.65%) User Stories
16 37 (7.44%) Migration
17 35 (7.04%) Business Process Analysis
18 34 (6.84%) Project Management
19 31 (6.24%) Configuration Management
20 27 (5.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (21.53%) SQL
2 78 (15.69%) Java
3 62 (12.47%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.85%) C
5 40 (8.05%) C++
6 39 (7.85%) PL/SQL
7 35 (7.04%) Shell Script
8 26 (5.23%) C#
9 20 (4.02%) Python
10 9 (1.81%) PHP
11 8 (1.61%) Perl
12 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.01%) Ada
14 4 (0.80%) VBA
15 3 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.60%) Ruby
15 3 (0.60%) Scala
15 3 (0.60%) VBScript
16 2 (0.40%) Ada 83
Qualifications
1 56 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.26%) Degree
3 39 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.62%) ISEB
5 10 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.41%) PMP
7 5 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.80%) ACCA
8 4 (0.80%) CIMA
8 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.80%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.60%) APMP
9 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.40%) CBAP
10 2 (0.40%) IIBA
10 2 (0.40%) MCTS
10 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.20%) CFA
11 1 (0.20%) CISSP
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.23%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.22%) MiFID
3 15 (3.02%) QA
4 7 (1.41%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.41%) HL7
5 6 (1.21%) EMIR
6 5 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.01%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.80%) PMO
8 3 (0.60%) Def Stans
8 3 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.60%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.60%) ISO 26262
8 3 (0.60%) MISRA
8 3 (0.60%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.40%) SEPA
10 1 (0.20%) DICOM
10 1 (0.20%) FATCA
10 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (2.01%) Docker
2 9 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) HDFS
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.60%) SCCM
2 2 (0.40%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Kibana
3 1 (0.20%) Oozie
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (20.32%) Oracle
2 61 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.63%) SAP
4 16 (3.22%) IBM
5 13 (2.62%) VMware
6 10 (2.01%) HP
6 10 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.81%) Cisco
8 8 (1.61%) Workday
9 7 (1.41%) hybris
10 6 (1.21%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.21%) Informatica
10 6 (1.21%) Pega
10 6 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.21%) Sybase
11 5 (1.01%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.01%) Luciad
11 5 (1.01%) NetApp
11 5 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.80%) Teradata
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