The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 534 571 526
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -45
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 56 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.030% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.039% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 26
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£425 £400 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £393 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £492 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
Requirements Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Requirements Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in England

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Trend in England

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in England

Requirements Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in England

Requirements Engineering
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 13 £500 +9.89% 4
North West -26 9 £605 -
Yorkshire - 8 £365 -
South East - 8 £425 -
South West 0 6 £419 -9.94%
East of England +9 5 £356 -8.06%
West Midlands +10 3 £350 -12.50%
Midlands - 3 £320 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (37.00%) Business Analysis
2 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (19.00%) Finance
4 17 (17.00%) SQL
5 16 (16.00%) Project Management
6 15 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (15.00%) ITIL
6 15 (15.00%) UML
6 15 (15.00%) Scrum
7 14 (14.00%) Degree
8 13 (13.00%) SDLC
9 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (12.00%) ISEB
10 11 (11.00%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.00%) Requirements Management
11 10 (10.00%) Use Case
11 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (9.00%) BPMN
12 9 (9.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (9.00%) Military
13 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.00%) Java
14 7 (7.00%) C#
14 7 (7.00%) .NET
14 7 (7.00%) Change Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Visio
2 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) Simulink
4 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
1 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (1.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.00%) Big Data
4 4 (4.00%) MS Access
4 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.00%) DTS
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (4.00%) Toad
2 4 (4.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Military
3 7 (7.00%) Banking
4 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Automotive
5 4 (4.00%) Billing
6 3 (3.00%) Local Government
6 3 (3.00%) Legal
6 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.00%) Turkish Language
7 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) Avionics
8 1 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (1.00%) German Language
8 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (60.00%) Analyst
2 54 (54.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.00%) Requirements Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Architect
7 5 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
7 5 (5.00%) UX Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Developer
9 3 (3.00%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (2.00%) Business Change Analyst
10 2 (2.00%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (2.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) XML
3 2 (2.00%) XSLT
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.00%) Ajax
3 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.00%) JSON
3 2 (2.00%) LINQ
3 2 (2.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (1.00%) RESTful
4 1 (1.00%) GWT
4 1 (1.00%) JSP
4 1 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.00%) User Experience
4 6 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.00%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Wiki
7 2 (2.00%) Mechatronics
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) Physics
8 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.00%) GIS
8 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.00%) APACS
8 1 (1.00%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.00%) Derivative
8 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Business Analysis
2 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.00%) Project Management
5 15 (15.00%) Scrum
5 15 (15.00%) UML
5 15 (15.00%) ITIL
6 13 (13.00%) SDLC
7 11 (11.00%) Data Modelling
7 11 (11.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.00%) Requirements Management
8 10 (10.00%) Use Case
9 9 (9.00%) BPMN
9 9 (9.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.00%) Change Management
10 7 (7.00%) Migration
10 7 (7.00%) User Stories
11 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) Java
3 7 (7.00%) C#
4 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.00%) C++
5 3 (3.00%) C
6 2 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 12 (12.00%) ISEB
3 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (6.00%) APMP
5 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.00%) IIBA
8 2 (2.00%) CBAP
8 2 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (2.00%) PMP
8 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.00%) CISSP
9 1 (1.00%) HND
9 1 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.00%) EMIR
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) Remedy
3 3 (3.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.00%) Yardi
4 2 (2.00%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.00%) Telerik
4 2 (2.00%) i2
5 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.00%) Google
5 1 (1.00%) HP
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.00%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
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