The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 28 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.

Requirements Management
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 72 62
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.00% 1.16% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +21.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £383
% change year-on-year +5.16% +1.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.54%  

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 574 583 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.88% 84.86% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 399 312
Median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in Wales

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in Wales

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +21 7 £450 +11.80%
Requirements Management
UK

Requirements Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
2 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
2 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (70.59%) C
3 12 (70.59%) VoIP
3 12 (70.59%) SNMP
4 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
5 10 (58.82%) GCC
5 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
5 10 (58.82%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) UML
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
10 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (11.76%) OO
10 2 (11.76%) C#
10 2 (11.76%) C++
10 2 (11.76%) Windows
10 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
10 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.76%) Military
10 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (5.88%) Wireframes

Requirements Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
2 12 (70.59%) SNMP
2 12 (70.59%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Ingres
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Eclipse
1 10 (58.82%) GCC
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) C Software Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Data Munging
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Riverbed