Period
to 17 February 2020

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 6 months to 17 February 2020 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
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 467 503 477
Rank change year-on-year +36 -26 +17
Contract jobs citing Requirements Analysis 278 398 443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 230 297
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £328 £320 £325
90th Percentile £644 £600 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £41.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.48% -1.19% -5.53%
10th Percentile £41.25 £37.80 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.95 £80.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £41.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +20.48% -4.60% -2.75%

Requirements Analysis 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,293 85,360 86,814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.04% 87.41% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,750 56,371 57,910
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,919 2,226 2,113
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £23.63 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.65% -1.56% -
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.06 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +4.58%

Requirements Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Requirements Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Analysis in the UK

Requirements Analysis
Top 16 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 6 months to 17 February 2020. 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
England +63 245 £475 +5.56% 100
UK excluding London +2 162 £400 -3.03% 94
London +123 115 £523 +4.50% 22
South East +27 47 £375 -6.25% 38
South West +11 33 £425 -5.56% 9
Scotland +19 26 £340 -24.44% 10
East of England +34 22 £488 +25.81% 6
North of England +41 21 £475 +18.75% 13
North West +14 9 £500 +25.79% 7
Yorkshire +45 7 £475 +5.56% 4
Midlands +45 7 £450 +16.88% 12
West Midlands +45 6 £450 +25.00% 8
North East +25 5 £475 +38.69% 2
Wales +17 3 £413 -6.25% 2
Northern Ireland +6 3 £390 -15.22% 4
East Midlands +30 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Requirements Analysis.

1 109 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (31.29%) Finance
3 73 (26.26%) SQL
4 52 (18.71%) .NET
4 52 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (17.99%) Azure
6 49 (17.63%) C#
6 49 (17.63%) Microsoft
7 46 (16.55%) SQL Server
8 43 (15.47%) Business Analysis
9 39 (14.03%) SDLC
10 38 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (12.95%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (12.95%) Analytics
12 35 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (12.23%) Scrum
14 33 (11.87%) Oracle
15 32 (11.51%) JavaScript
15 32 (11.51%) Data Modelling
15 32 (11.51%) Software Engineering
16 31 (11.15%) Linux
16 31 (11.15%) Unit Testing
17 30 (10.79%) Degree
17 30 (10.79%) Decision-Making
17 30 (10.79%) DevOps
18 29 (10.43%) Security Cleared
19 27 (9.71%) ETL
19 27 (9.71%) Java
19 27 (9.71%) Project Management
20 26 (9.35%) Power BI

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 11 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.16%) Mattermost
3 4 (1.44%) Confluence
3 4 (1.44%) JBoss
3 4 (1.44%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (1.44%) SAS
3 4 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.08%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.96%) Endur
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.99%) Azure
2 26 (9.35%) Power Platform
3 16 (5.76%) SaaS
4 15 (5.40%) AWS
5 14 (5.04%) PaaS
6 13 (4.68%) Office 365
7 11 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.88%) Serverless
9 6 (2.16%) IaaS
10 5 (1.80%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.44%) GCP
11 4 (1.44%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.08%) Azure Functions
12 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (1.08%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.96%) VPN
2 10 (3.60%) NAS
3 5 (1.80%) MPLS
3 5 (1.80%) WAN
4 4 (1.44%) LAN
4 4 (1.44%) Multicast
5 3 (1.08%) Firewall
5 3 (1.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.36%) BGP
6 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) OSPF
6 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) VLAN
6 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.95%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (9.35%) Power BI
4 11 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (3.96%) MySQL
5 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.24%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.52%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.44%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (5.40%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.04%) JIRA
3 8 (2.88%) Bitbucket
4 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (2.16%) Maven
6 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.44%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.44%) Protractor
7 4 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.08%) Subversion
9 2 (0.72%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.72%) Selenium
9 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 87 (31.29%) Finance
2 25 (8.99%) Banking
3 16 (5.76%) Public Sector
4 14 (5.04%) Front Office
5 13 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.60%) Retail
7 6 (2.16%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.16%) Legal
8 5 (1.80%) Advertising
8 5 (1.80%) Back Office
9 3 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.08%) Electronics
9 3 (1.08%) Games
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (32.01%) Developer
2 67 (24.10%) Analyst
3 46 (16.55%) Business Analyst
4 32 (11.51%) Architect
5 20 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (6.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 17 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.76%) Software Developer
9 15 (5.40%) Consultant
10 14 (5.04%) Power BI Developer
10 14 (5.04%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.68%) Dashboard Developer
12 11 (3.96%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Java Developer
14 9 (3.24%) Data Analyst
14 9 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.24%) SQL Developer
15 8 (2.88%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.88%) C++ Developer
15 8 (2.88%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.71%) .NET
2 25 (8.99%) CSS
3 23 (8.27%) HTML
4 18 (6.47%) AngularJS
5 15 (5.40%) REST
6 12 (4.32%) Node.js
7 11 (3.96%) XML
8 10 (3.60%) Spring
9 8 (2.88%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.88%) React
10 6 (2.16%) HTML5
10 6 (2.16%) Spring Boot
10 6 (2.16%) Web Services
11 5 (1.80%) .NET Core
11 5 (1.80%) CSS3
11 5 (1.80%) JSON
11 5 (1.80%) RESTful
11 5 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.44%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.76%) User Experience
4 6 (2.16%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (2.16%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.44%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.72%) Derivative
8 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.36%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.15%) Linux
2 18 (6.47%) Windows
3 15 (5.40%) Unix
4 3 (1.08%) Solaris
4 3 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (39.21%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.47%) Business Analysis
3 39 (14.03%) SDLC
4 38 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (12.95%) Analytics
6 35 (12.59%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (12.23%) Scrum
8 32 (11.51%) Data Modelling
8 32 (11.51%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.15%) Unit Testing
10 30 (10.79%) Decision-Making
10 30 (10.79%) DevOps
11 27 (9.71%) ETL
11 27 (9.71%) Project Management
12 24 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.91%) Migration
14 21 (7.55%) Data Analysis
15 20 (7.19%) Requirements Management
16 19 (6.83%) Risk Management
16 19 (6.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 73 (26.26%) SQL
2 49 (17.63%) C#
3 32 (11.51%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.71%) Java
5 22 (7.91%) Python
6 19 (6.83%) C
7 14 (5.04%) C++
8 13 (4.68%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.24%) Java 8
9 9 (3.24%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.16%) Embedded C
11 6 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.16%) Ruby
12 5 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.08%) Perl
15 2 (0.72%) ES6
16 1 (0.36%) ES7
Qualifications
1 30 (10.79%) Degree
2 29 (10.43%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.08%) JNCIE
5 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.72%) CBAP
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) IIBA
6 2 (0.72%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.36%) APMP
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.36%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.99%) QA
2 11 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.80%) PMO
4 3 (1.08%) GDPR
4 3 (1.08%) MISRA
4 3 (1.08%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.72%) GxP
5 2 (0.72%) NCSC
5 2 (0.72%) NIST
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) SEPA
6 1 (0.36%) TARGET2
System Software
1 10 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.24%) Docker
3 6 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (6.83%) Ansible
2 10 (3.60%) Terraform
3 6 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.16%) Puppet
4 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) OPNET
5 1 (0.36%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 49 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.87%) Oracle
3 11 (3.96%) OpenLink
3 11 (3.96%) Splunk
4 10 (3.60%) F5
4 10 (3.60%) MuleSoft
4 10 (3.60%) NetApp
5 8 (2.88%) Cisco
6 7 (2.52%) SAP
6 7 (2.52%) Trillium
7 6 (2.16%) VMware
8 5 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.80%) Dell
8 5 (1.80%) EMC
8 5 (1.80%) Google
8 5 (1.80%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.80%) IBM
8 5 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.80%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.44%) Tableau