The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 67 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £354
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
627 660 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.29% 79.14% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 450 292
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the Bristol region.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Requirements Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Requirements Engineering
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Requirements Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Requirements Engineering.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) GWT
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) Lumesse
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Saba
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Requirements Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Requirements Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) GWT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) Saba
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Lumesse