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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 531 538 506
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 48 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.049% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.065% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 16
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£424 £550 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% +17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £370 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £730 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £550 £383
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +43.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £31.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
Requirements Engineering
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38770 36926 31244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.37% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24670 23522 19100
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1108 969
Average hourly rate £28.85 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.00
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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +5 21 £423 -8.89% 1
South West - 9 £413 - 1
North West -15 4 £675 -7.53%
South East - 4 £363 - 1
West Midlands -17 3 - - 1
East of England +2 2 £400 -27.27% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
East Midlands - 2 £675 - 2
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Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 27 (31.03%) UML
2 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.99%) Scrum
4 19 (21.84%) Business Analysis
4 19 (21.84%) Degree
5 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
7 16 (18.39%) ITIL
8 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 15 (17.24%) Project Management
8 15 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
8 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (16.09%) Java
10 13 (14.94%) Rational DOORS
11 12 (13.79%) Web Services
11 12 (13.79%) Service Management
11 12 (13.79%) ITSM
11 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
12 11 (12.64%) SQL
12 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.49%) Release Management
13 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
13 10 (11.49%) Windows
14 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
14 9 (10.34%) C
14 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
14 9 (10.34%) VMware
14 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.60%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (4.60%) Lync
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.45%) Simulink
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) IaaS
2 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
3 3 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) LAN
1 4 (4.60%) WAN
1 4 (4.60%) Internet
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) Broadband
3 2 (2.30%) 4G
3 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.30%) FlexRay
3 2 (2.30%) 2G
3 2 (2.30%) 3G
3 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.60%) DTS
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.45%) OLTP
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (14.94%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (8.05%) ClearCase
3 7 (8.05%) ClearQuest
4 4 (4.60%) ReSharper
4 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) Maven
6 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Automotive
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Local Government
5 4 (4.60%) Legal
5 4 (4.60%) Military
6 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.30%) Billing
7 2 (2.30%) Avionics
8 1 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Analyst
2 34 (39.08%) Business Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Architect
5 10 (11.49%) Requirements Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Tester
7 4 (4.60%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.60%) User Experience Researcher
8 3 (3.45%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Consultant
9 2 (2.30%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Web Services
2 8 (9.20%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) GWT
3 7 (8.05%) Spring
4 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.90%) JSON
4 6 (6.90%) JSP
5 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.60%) LINQ
5 4 (4.60%) Ajax
5 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.60%) Middleware
5 4 (4.60%) jQuery
5 4 (4.60%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.60%) Kendo UI
5 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.45%) XML
7 2 (2.30%) XSD
7 2 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) CMDB
4 5 (5.75%) CAN bus
4 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 5 (5.75%) Mechatronics
5 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.45%) Physics
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) GIS
6 3 (3.45%) Derivative
7 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.15%) Wiki
8 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.15%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.60%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.60%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) UML
2 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.99%) Scrum
4 19 (21.84%) Business Analysis
5 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 16 (18.39%) ITIL
7 15 (17.24%) Project Management
8 12 (13.79%) Service Management
8 12 (13.79%) ITSM
9 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.49%) Release Management
10 9 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.20%) SOA
11 8 (9.20%) Use Case
12 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
12 7 (8.05%) Information Management
12 7 (8.05%) Six Sigma
12 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) Java
2 11 (12.64%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) C
4 8 (9.20%) C#
4 8 (9.20%) C++
5 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.05%) PMP
4 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
4 7 (8.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (4.60%) ISEB
6 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) HND
7 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) IIBA
7 1 (1.15%) CBAP
7 1 (1.15%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) COBIT
3 1 (1.15%) MiFID
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) SCCM
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) Google
4 6 (6.90%) WorldPay
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 5 (5.75%) Remedy
5 5 (5.75%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) Cisco
6 4 (4.60%) IBM
6 4 (4.60%) Telerik
7 2 (2.30%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.30%) i2
7 2 (2.30%) Nokia
7 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.15%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.15%) VocaLink
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