Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 569 543
Rank change year-on-year -32 -26 +8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 291 338 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 186 206
UK median daily rate £407 £432 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +7.39% +7.33%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £313
90th Percentile £530 £572 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 44
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -32.93% +8.47%
10th Percentile £26.25 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.60 £45.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year +45.45% -31.90% +6.83%

Requirements Management 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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Requirements Management in the UK

Requirements Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -29 243 £435 -3.33% 22
UK excluding London +8 219 £400 -5.88% 21
London -28 66 £475 -1.55% 2
South East +8 58 £410 -8.89% 9
South West -24 46 £428 -5.00% 4
North of England +57 35 £401 -15.68% 4
Scotland +16 26 £354 -16.71% 1
East of England -12 21 £450 +63.64% 2
North West +30 20 £475 +5.56% 2
Midlands +7 17 £294 -34.21% 1
Wales -5 12 £393 -3.09%
West Midlands +25 9 £363 -18.81%
Yorkshire +7 9 £380 -21.65% 2
East Midlands -15 8 £235 -44.71% 1
North East +64 6 £381 +22.98%
Northern Ireland -34 5 £340 +25.93%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 105 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (33.33%) Finance
3 94 (32.30%) Business Analysis
4 92 (31.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (23.02%) Security Cleared
6 49 (16.84%) Validation
7 45 (15.46%) Project Management
8 41 (14.09%) UML
9 40 (13.75%) Change Management
9 40 (13.75%) Degree
10 38 (13.06%) Banking
11 37 (12.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 36 (12.37%) Oracle
13 35 (12.03%) Risk Management
13 35 (12.03%) SC Cleared
14 34 (11.68%) SDLC
15 32 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (10.31%) Data Modelling
17 28 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
18 27 (9.28%) C
18 27 (9.28%) Scrum
19 26 (8.93%) PRINCE2
20 24 (8.25%) Java
21 23 (7.90%) SQL
22 22 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
22 22 (7.56%) User Stories
22 22 (7.56%) DV Cleared
22 22 (7.56%) Waterfall
22 22 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
23 20 (6.87%) Use Case

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 13 (4.47%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.12%) Apache
3 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.75%) Confluence
4 8 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.41%) iPlanet
5 7 (2.41%) JBoss
5 7 (2.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.72%) Tuxedo
7 5 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (4.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.34%) CATIA
6 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.34%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.34%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (2.41%) Primavera
3 5 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.75%) DNS
3 7 (2.41%) FCoE
3 7 (2.41%) Firewall
3 7 (2.41%) iSCSI
3 7 (2.41%) SAN
3 7 (2.41%) WAN
4 6 (2.06%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.06%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (2.06%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (1.72%) LDAP
5 5 (1.72%) NAS
5 5 (1.72%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.37%) SNMP
7 3 (1.03%) Wireless
8 2 (0.69%) SMS
8 2 (0.69%) VLAN
8 2 (0.69%) VoIP
9 1 (0.34%) 4G
9 1 (0.34%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.09%) Data Mining
1 9 (3.09%) Ingres
1 9 (3.09%) MySQL
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.03%) Big Data
5 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.34%) DataStage
7 1 (0.34%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (6.87%) JIRA
3 11 (3.78%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.06%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.72%) PeopleTools
7 4 (1.37%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.37%) StarTeam
8 3 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (1.03%) FishEye
8 3 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.03%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.69%) Hudson
9 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.34%) Moq
10 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (33.33%) Finance
2 38 (13.06%) Banking
3 13 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.12%) Retail
5 11 (3.78%) Billing
6 10 (3.44%) Aerospace
6 10 (3.44%) Military
7 8 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.75%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.41%) Automotive
9 6 (2.06%) Avionics
9 6 (2.06%) Marketing
10 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.03%) Legal
12 2 (0.69%) Electronics
13 1 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (60.82%) Analyst
2 160 (54.98%) Business Analyst
3 26 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (5.84%) Banking Analyst
5 15 (5.15%) Banking Business Analyst
6 13 (4.47%) Architect
7 11 (3.78%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (3.44%) Business Systems Analyst
8 10 (3.44%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (2.75%) Developer
9 8 (2.75%) Project Control Officer
9 8 (2.75%) Project Manager
9 8 (2.75%) Project Officer
9 8 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (2.41%) Consultant
10 7 (2.41%) IT Analyst
10 7 (2.41%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (2.41%) Oracle Business Analyst
10 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 7 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.84%) Middleware
2 13 (4.47%) J2EE
2 13 (4.47%) XML
3 12 (4.12%) XSLT
4 6 (2.06%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (2.06%) Spring
5 4 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.03%) .NET
7 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.69%) WCF
7 2 (0.69%) WinForms
8 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.34%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) JSP
8 1 (0.34%) Ninject
8 1 (0.34%) REST
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) Swagger
8 1 (0.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.19%) User Experience
4 16 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.41%) Clustering
5 7 (2.41%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.72%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.03%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.69%) Derivative
10 2 (0.69%) Equities
10 2 (0.69%) FMCG
10 2 (0.69%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.69%) State Machine
11 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.84%) Linux
1 17 (5.84%) Unix
2 10 (3.44%) Windows
3 7 (2.41%) AIX
3 7 (2.41%) HPUX
3 7 (2.41%) Solaris
3 7 (2.41%) SUSE
4 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (32.30%) Business Analysis
3 92 (31.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (16.84%) Validation
5 45 (15.46%) Project Management
6 41 (14.09%) UML
7 40 (13.75%) Change Management
8 37 (12.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 35 (12.03%) Risk Management
10 34 (11.68%) SDLC
11 30 (10.31%) Data Modelling
12 27 (9.28%) Scrum
13 26 (8.93%) PRINCE2
14 22 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (7.56%) User Stories
14 22 (7.56%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.87%) Data Mapping
15 20 (6.87%) Use Case
16 19 (6.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.28%) C
2 24 (8.25%) Java
3 23 (7.90%) SQL
4 14 (4.81%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.44%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.44%) C#
6 9 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.75%) C++
8 7 (2.41%) C-shell
8 7 (2.41%) Korn
8 7 (2.41%) Perl
9 5 (1.72%) Python
9 5 (1.72%) Ruby
10 4 (1.37%) Lua
11 1 (0.34%) Ada
Qualifications
1 67 (23.02%) Security Cleared
2 40 (13.75%) Degree
3 35 (12.03%) SC Cleared
4 22 (7.56%) DV Cleared
5 17 (5.84%) ISEB
6 15 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.75%) IIBA
8 5 (1.72%) CBAP
8 5 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.72%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.69%) PMP
11 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) CCDP
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.15%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) PMO
3 5 (1.72%) GDPR
4 3 (1.03%) ARP4754
4 3 (1.03%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.03%) DO-254
5 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.69%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.34%) EMIR
6 1 (0.34%) GAAP
6 1 (0.34%) IFRS
6 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (2.41%) Samba
2 5 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.72%) KVM
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.03%) Firmware
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) OpenView
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.69%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (12.37%) Oracle
2 13 (4.47%) HP
2 13 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.75%) IBM
4 7 (2.41%) Cisco
4 7 (2.41%) F5
4 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 7 (2.41%) Sun
5 5 (1.72%) BEA
5 5 (1.72%) Cognos
5 5 (1.72%) EMC
5 5 (1.72%) Opsware
5 5 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.72%) PlateSpin
5 5 (1.72%) Veritas
5 5 (1.72%) VMware
6 4 (1.37%) SAP
7 3 (1.03%) Borland
7 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.69%) Atlassian