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 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 Management
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 487 433
Rank change year-on-year +5 -54  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 128 169 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 78 141
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £326 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 15
Median hourly rate £44.50 £39.63 £37.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +4.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.68 £47.50 £44.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £39.63 £37.74
% change year-on-year +12.30% +4.99%  

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 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 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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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 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 +2 112 £450 +5.88% 33
London +4 30 £483 +7.22% 8
South East +8 29 £475 +11.76% 13
South West +2 21 £450 +26.76% 6
West Sussex +24 11 £438 +7.69%
East of England -1 10 £450 -5.26% 2
South Wales -6 9 £393 -1.87%
Wales -7 9 £393 -1.87%
Devon - 9 £469 - 1
Plymouth - 9 £469 -
West Midlands +17 8 £319 -36.25%
Essex -11 8 £405 +3.18% 1
Gatwick - 7 £438 -
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £405 - 1
North West +15 6 £350 -17.64% 2
Surrey +12 6 £475 +15.15% 7
Hampshire +2 6 £444 -1.38% 2
Berkshire +15 5 £481 +6.94% 3
Manchester +15 5 £350 -12.50% 1
Wiltshire +2 5 £400 -11.11%
City of London +2 5 £538 +48.27% 1
Bristol -1 5 £380 +8.57% 4
Reading +20 4 £513 - 2
Warwickshire +10 4 £400 -
Warwick - 4 £400 -
Yorkshire +29 3 £438 +25.32%
Edinburgh +22 3 £325 -
Scotland +22 3 £325 -12.16%
West Yorkshire +15 3 £438 +25.32%
Corsham -3 3 £388 -13.88%

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 112 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.78%) Finance
3 65 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (22.38%) Degree
5 59 (20.63%) Security Cleared
6 57 (19.93%) Scrum
7 45 (15.73%) Business Analysis
8 44 (15.38%) Validation
9 43 (15.03%) Rational DOORS
10 40 (13.99%) C
11 39 (13.64%) UML
11 39 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 38 (13.29%) Data Modelling
12 38 (13.29%) Project Management
13 36 (12.59%) JIRA
14 32 (11.19%) Use Case
14 32 (11.19%) Linux
15 31 (10.84%) SC Cleared
16 29 (10.14%) Change Management
17 28 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
17 28 (9.79%) SQL
17 28 (9.79%) Software Engineering
18 26 (9.09%) Java
18 26 (9.09%) PRINCE2
18 26 (9.09%) Microsoft
18 26 (9.09%) User Stories
19 25 (8.74%) CA Agile Central
19 25 (8.74%) MS Visio
19 25 (8.74%) Requirements Engineering
20 24 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing

Requirements Management
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 (3.85%) Apache
2 9 (3.15%) Confluence
3 8 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.35%) Drupal
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (8.74%) MS Visio
3 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Simulink
6 1 (0.35%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.35%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.70%) IaaS
2 2 (0.70%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) G Suite
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.80%) SNMP
3 7 (2.45%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.10%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (2.10%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (1.40%) DNS
5 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.40%) LAN
5 4 (1.40%) LDAP
5 4 (1.40%) VoIP
5 4 (1.40%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.05%) WAN
7 2 (0.70%) Broadband
7 2 (0.70%) DHCP
7 2 (0.70%) Firewall
7 2 (0.70%) FTP
7 2 (0.70%) Internet
7 2 (0.70%) SAN
7 2 (0.70%) SMTP
7 2 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.04%) MySQL
2 14 (4.90%) Ingres
3 11 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 8 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.45%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.10%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.75%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.40%) Big Data
9 3 (1.05%) SQLite
10 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.35%) DataStage
11 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (15.03%) Rational DOORS
2 36 (12.59%) JIRA
3 15 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.85%) Subversion
5 8 (2.80%) Selenium
5 8 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.45%) Bugzilla
6 7 (2.45%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.45%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.10%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (1.40%) GCC
9 3 (1.05%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.05%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.05%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.70%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.70%) TestPartner
11 1 (0.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (23.78%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Banking
3 15 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.85%) Legal
4 11 (3.85%) Retail
5 8 (2.80%) Marketing
6 7 (2.45%) Automotive
6 7 (2.45%) Billing
6 7 (2.45%) Military
7 6 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.75%) Law
9 3 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.70%) Front Office
10 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (47.20%) Analyst
2 115 (40.21%) Business Analyst
3 27 (9.44%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (6.99%) Architect
5 19 (6.64%) Requirements Engineer
6 14 (4.90%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
7 13 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 11 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 10 (3.50%) QC Engineer
9 10 (3.50%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (3.15%) Consultant
10 9 (3.15%) Requirements Manager
11 8 (2.80%) Enterprise Architect
11 8 (2.80%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (2.45%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (2.45%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.10%) Requirements Analyst
13 6 (2.10%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.94%) Middleware
2 10 (3.50%) XML
3 8 (2.80%) J2EE
3 8 (2.80%) Web Services
3 8 (2.80%) XSLT
4 7 (2.45%) JSON
4 7 (2.45%) REST
5 6 (2.10%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (2.10%) Spring
6 4 (1.40%) .NET
7 3 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.70%) CSS
8 2 (0.70%) HTML
8 2 (0.70%) JSP
8 2 (0.70%) OAuth
8 2 (0.70%) SAML
8 2 (0.70%) WinForms
9 1 (0.35%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.35%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.45%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.05%) CESG
8 3 (1.05%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.05%) User Experience
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.70%) ASIC
9 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) Equities
9 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.70%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.19%) Linux
2 18 (6.29%) Windows
3 11 (3.85%) Unix
4 8 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.70%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) HPUX
7 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 2 (0.70%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (19.93%) Scrum
4 45 (15.73%) Business Analysis
5 44 (15.38%) Validation
6 39 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 39 (13.64%) UML
7 38 (13.29%) Data Modelling
7 38 (13.29%) Project Management
8 32 (11.19%) Use Case
9 29 (10.14%) Change Management
10 28 (9.79%) Software Engineering
11 26 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 26 (9.09%) User Stories
12 25 (8.74%) Requirements Engineering
13 24 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (7.69%) ITIL
14 22 (7.69%) Process Improvement
15 20 (6.99%) Migration
15 20 (6.99%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.99%) C
2 28 (9.79%) SQL
3 26 (9.09%) Java
4 14 (4.90%) C++
5 9 (3.15%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.80%) Python
7 3 (1.05%) ANSI C
7 3 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.05%) C#
8 2 (0.70%) Ada
8 2 (0.70%) C-shell
8 2 (0.70%) Korn
8 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 64 (22.38%) Degree
2 59 (20.63%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.84%) SC Cleared
4 20 (6.99%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.15%) ISEB
6 6 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.40%) CCNP
8 4 (1.40%) PMP
9 3 (1.05%) CCNA
10 2 (0.70%) HNC
10 2 (0.70%) IIBA
10 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) CBAP
11 1 (0.35%) CCIE
11 1 (0.35%) HND
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.29%) QA
2 7 (2.45%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.10%) COBIT
4 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.05%) PMO
6 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.70%) EMIR
6 2 (0.70%) GAAP
6 2 (0.70%) GDPR
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.70%) MiFID
7 1 (0.35%) Basel III
7 1 (0.35%) BS7799
7 1 (0.35%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.35%) FINREP
7 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 11 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.70%) Firmware
3 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.70%) KVM
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.70%) Samba
3 2 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.70%) OpenView
3 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.74%) CA Agile Central
3 23 (8.04%) Oracle
4 20 (6.99%) HP
5 19 (6.64%) Atlassian
6 17 (5.94%) CA
7 15 (5.24%) SAP
8 11 (3.85%) VMware
9 8 (2.80%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.45%) Cisco
10 7 (2.45%) IBM
11 6 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.70%) Adobe
12 2 (0.70%) Cognos
12 2 (0.70%) F5
12 2 (0.70%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.70%) KANA
12 2 (0.70%) PlateSpin
12 2 (0.70%) Sun
12 2 (0.70%) Veritas
Greenford, Middlesex
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £437 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Elevate Direct
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £349 to £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £450 to £451 per day
Posted: 21 days ago