The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Management
UK
Rank 432 426 466
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 164 220 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 111 98
Median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +5.16% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.45 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.33 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.87%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
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 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
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 £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the UK

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in the UK

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the UK

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Management in the UK

Requirements Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 -5 142 £425 +6.25% 23
South East +25 41 £425 +13.33% 8
London +12 32 £510 +16.57% 7
South West -15 25 £450 +28.57% 4
East of England +12 23 £438 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +2 19 £450 +52.80% 1
Essex +3 13 £423 -
Scotland +11 12 £350 -17.40% 1
West Sussex +9 11 £300 -25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +7 10 £500 -
Edinburgh +21 9 £350 -21.78%
West Midlands +8 9 £388 -22.50% 1
Bristol -3 8 £360 +2.85%
South Wales +18 7 £450 +11.80%
Wales +9 7 £450 +16.12%
Hertfordshire +4 7 - - 1
Crawley +14 6 £300 -25.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £440 -
North West +10 5 £400 +18.51% 1
City of London +2 5 £408 -9.69% 2
Gatwick - 5 £425 -
Winchester +6 4 £350 +12.00%
Coventry +3 4 £400 -
Cheshire +30 3 £475 -5.00%
Surrey +8 3 £380 -5.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £600 +0.41%
Swindon - 3 £550 -
Watford - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £550 - 3
Berkshire +25 2 £450 - 1

Requirements Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 99 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (30.60%) Security Cleared
3 84 (26.50%) Finance
4 73 (23.03%) C
5 67 (21.14%) Degree
6 65 (20.50%) Project Management
7 53 (16.72%) Business Analysis
8 51 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (15.14%) Software Engineering
10 46 (14.51%) DV Cleared
11 44 (13.88%) SC Cleared
12 41 (12.93%) Rational DOORS
12 41 (12.93%) Validation
12 41 (12.93%) Scrum
12 41 (12.93%) UML
13 39 (12.30%) PRINCE2
14 38 (11.99%) MS Excel
14 38 (11.99%) Change Management
15 37 (11.67%) Linux
16 34 (10.73%) Management Information System
16 34 (10.73%) JIRA
17 32 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (9.78%) Use Case
18 31 (9.78%) Risk Management
18 31 (9.78%) Java
19 30 (9.46%) Microsoft
20 29 (9.15%) Change Control
21 27 (8.52%) ITIL
22 25 (7.89%) Banking
22 25 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement

Requirements Management
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 8 (2.52%) CMS
2 7 (2.21%) Apache
2 7 (2.21%) Confluence
3 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.32%) Drupal
6 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.62%) MS Visio
3 14 (4.42%) MS Office
4 13 (4.10%) MS Project
5 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.26%) Simulink
6 3 (0.95%) Stateflow
6 3 (0.95%) TargetLink
6 3 (0.95%) Windchill
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.32%) CATIA
7 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.32%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.95%) ENOVIA
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.32%) BPCS
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.95%) GitHub
3 3 (0.95%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) CloudSense
5 1 (0.32%) G Suite
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.05%) SNMP
3 12 (3.79%) VoIP
4 5 (1.58%) Wireless
5 4 (1.26%) DNS
5 4 (1.26%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.26%) FTP
5 4 (1.26%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.95%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.95%) LAN
6 3 (0.95%) LDAP
7 2 (0.63%) Broadband
7 2 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.63%) SAN
7 2 (0.63%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (0.63%) SMTP
7 2 (0.63%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) LTE
8 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.73%) MySQL
2 9 (2.84%) Big Data
2 9 (2.84%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.89%) Ingres
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.95%) SQLite
7 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (12.93%) Rational DOORS
2 34 (10.73%) JIRA
3 23 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.42%) Eclipse
5 12 (3.79%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.79%) Subversion
6 10 (3.15%) GCC
7 8 (2.52%) Selenium
7 8 (2.52%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.89%) Bugzilla
8 6 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.26%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.26%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (1.26%) StarTeam
10 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.63%) JBehave
11 2 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 84 (26.50%) Finance
2 25 (7.89%) Banking
3 13 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.47%) Marketing
5 10 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.15%) Retail
6 8 (2.52%) Military
7 7 (2.21%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.89%) Legal
9 5 (1.58%) Automotive
9 5 (1.58%) Billing
10 4 (1.26%) Back Office
10 4 (1.26%) Electronics
10 4 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (39.43%) Analyst
2 111 (35.02%) Business Analyst
3 29 (9.15%) Architect
4 24 (7.57%) Systems Engineer
5 23 (7.26%) Software Engineer
6 17 (5.36%) Project Officer
7 16 (5.05%) Project Manager
8 12 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (3.79%) Requirements Engineer
9 11 (3.47%) Project Support Officer
9 11 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (3.47%) Support Officer
9 11 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (3.15%) C Software Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Digital Analyst
10 10 (3.15%) Digital Business Analyst
10 10 (3.15%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (3.15%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 10 (3.15%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (3.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.84%) Middleware
1 9 (2.84%) Web Services
2 8 (2.52%) XML
3 7 (2.21%) JSON
3 7 (2.21%) REST
4 5 (1.58%) HTML
5 4 (1.26%) CSS
6 3 (0.95%) .NET
6 3 (0.95%) JSP
6 3 (0.95%) XSLT
7 2 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.63%) HTML5
7 2 (0.63%) J2EE
7 2 (0.63%) OAuth
7 2 (0.63%) RESTful
7 2 (0.63%) SAML
7 2 (0.63%) Spring
8 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.32%) iBATIS
8 1 (0.32%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.73%) Management Information System
2 32 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.36%) User Experience
4 15 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.89%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.58%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.26%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.26%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.63%) NHS
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Fintech
12 1 (0.32%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.67%) Linux
2 22 (6.94%) Windows
3 13 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.47%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.26%) Unix
7 2 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Fedora
8 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (20.50%) Project Management
3 53 (16.72%) Business Analysis
4 51 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (15.14%) Software Engineering
6 41 (12.93%) Scrum
6 41 (12.93%) UML
6 41 (12.93%) Validation
7 39 (12.30%) PRINCE2
8 38 (11.99%) Change Management
9 31 (9.78%) Risk Management
9 31 (9.78%) Use Case
10 29 (9.15%) Change Control
11 27 (8.52%) ITIL
12 25 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (7.89%) Waterfall
13 24 (7.57%) User Stories
14 23 (7.26%) Configuration Management
14 23 (7.26%) Requirements Analysis
15 22 (6.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 73 (23.03%) C
2 31 (9.78%) Java
3 21 (6.62%) C++
4 19 (5.99%) SQL
5 11 (3.47%) Python
6 7 (2.21%) C#
7 5 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.26%) ANSI C
8 4 (1.26%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.95%) Ada
9 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (30.60%) Security Cleared
2 67 (21.14%) Degree
3 46 (14.51%) DV Cleared
4 44 (13.88%) SC Cleared
5 17 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (4.42%) ISEB
7 9 (2.84%) PMP
8 8 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.21%) CCNP
10 5 (1.58%) CCNA
11 4 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.95%) CBAP
12 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.63%) CCIE
14 1 (0.32%) ACCA
14 1 (0.32%) CIMA
14 1 (0.32%) CIPFA
14 1 (0.32%) HNC
14 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.62%) QA
2 11 (3.47%) JSP 440
3 9 (2.84%) COBIT
4 7 (2.21%) PMO
5 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.26%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.63%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.32%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.32%) Basel III
7 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.32%) DO-160
7 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.32%) DO-254
7 1 (0.32%) FINREP
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) MiFID
7 1 (0.32%) MISRA
7 1 (0.32%) P3O
7 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.63%) Salt
4 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.32%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) MOM
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.26%) CA Agile Central
3 18 (5.68%) Oracle
3 18 (5.68%) VMware
4 14 (4.42%) Atlassian
4 14 (4.42%) HP
4 14 (4.42%) SAP
5 13 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.15%) CA
8 9 (2.84%) Cisco
9 8 (2.52%) Adobe
10 5 (1.58%) IBM
10 5 (1.58%) Siemens
10 5 (1.58%) Tableau
11 4 (1.26%) PTC
12 2 (0.63%) Avaya
12 2 (0.63%) CODA
12 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.63%) KANA
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