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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 533 528 494
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 46 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.052% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.069% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £398 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £730 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £730 £400
% change year-on-year
-52.05% +82.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.15 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £31.85 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -13.10%
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
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 -6 13 £388 -26.54% 3
South East - 9 £363 -
South West - 8 £413 - 2
West Midlands -11 4 - - 1
North West -18 4 £275 -62.32%
East of England +7 3 £400 -27.27%
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
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Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (27.17%) UML
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.91%) Business Analysis
4 20 (21.74%) Finance
5 19 (20.65%) Scrum
5 19 (20.65%) Degree
6 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 16 (17.39%) ITIL
8 16 (17.39%) Project Management
9 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (15.22%) SQL
11 13 (14.13%) Java
11 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
11 13 (14.13%) Rational Rhapsody
12 12 (13.04%) ITSM
12 12 (13.04%) Service Management
13 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.96%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
14 10 (10.87%) Release Management
14 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
14 10 (10.87%) Windows
14 10 (10.87%) Web Services
15 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.78%) C
15 9 (9.78%) C#
15 9 (9.78%) .NET
15 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (4.35%) Lync
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.35%) Simulink
4 2 (2.17%) MS Office
5 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) IaaS
2 4 (4.35%) SaaS
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
1 4 (4.35%) LAN
1 4 (4.35%) WAN
2 3 (3.26%) Broadband
2 3 (3.26%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.17%) FlexRay
3 2 (2.17%) 3G
3 2 (2.17%) 2G
3 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.17%) 4G
4 1 (1.09%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.43%) Big Data
4 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.35%) DTS
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) OLTP
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (11.96%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (5.43%) ClearCase
3 5 (5.43%) ClearQuest
4 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.35%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Automotive
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.43%) Local Government
4 5 (5.43%) Banking
5 4 (4.35%) Military
6 3 (3.26%) Legal
6 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.17%) Avionics
7 2 (2.17%) Billing
8 1 (1.09%) German Language
8 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (42.39%) Analyst
2 37 (40.22%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) Requirements Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Developer
6 5 (5.43%) User Experience Researcher
7 4 (4.35%) Tester
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Systems Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Web Services
2 9 (9.78%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) GWT
3 6 (6.52%) JSON
3 6 (6.52%) Spring
4 5 (5.43%) JSP
4 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.35%) Kendo UI
5 4 (4.35%) Middleware
5 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.35%) jQuery
5 4 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.35%) LINQ
5 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.35%) Ajax
6 3 (3.26%) XML
7 2 (2.17%) SOAP
7 2 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 6 (6.52%) CMDB
4 5 (5.43%) Mechatronics
4 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.43%) CAN bus
5 3 (3.26%) Derivative
5 3 (3.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.26%) Physics
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) GIS
6 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.09%) Wiki
7 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.09%) APACS
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) UML
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.91%) Business Analysis
4 19 (20.65%) Scrum
5 17 (18.48%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.39%) ITIL
6 16 (17.39%) Project Management
7 12 (13.04%) ITSM
7 12 (13.04%) Service Management
8 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.87%) Release Management
9 10 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.70%) SOA
11 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
12 7 (7.61%) Incident Management
12 7 (7.61%) Use Case
12 7 (7.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 13 (14.13%) Java
3 9 (9.78%) C
3 9 (9.78%) C#
4 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.52%) C++
6 4 (4.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Degree
2 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 7 (7.61%) PMP
4 7 (7.61%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.35%) ISEB
6 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) APMP
7 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) IIBA
7 1 (1.09%) CBAP
7 1 (1.09%) CISSP
7 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) COBIT
3 1 (1.09%) MiFID
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) WorldPay
3 6 (6.52%) Google
4 5 (5.43%) HP
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle
4 5 (5.43%) Remedy
4 5 (5.43%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco
5 4 (4.35%) Telerik
6 2 (2.17%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.17%) i2
6 2 (2.17%) Nokia
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (1.09%) Curam
7 1 (1.09%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.09%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.09%) Ericsson
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