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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 515 529 486
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -43
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 49 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.037% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.049% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 16
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£450 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 £354
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £40.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% +8.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +8.66%
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 23 £450 +20.00% 3
South West -13 9 £550 +51.72% 2
East Midlands - 5 £450 - 1
North West - 3 £675 - 1
South East -27 2 £258 -
East of England +2 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
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Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (30.77%) UML
2 26 (28.57%) Finance
3 23 (25.27%) Degree
4 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 21 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 20 (21.98%) ITIL
6 17 (18.68%) Rational DOORS
6 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
7 15 (16.48%) Service Management
8 14 (15.38%) Scrum
8 14 (15.38%) Web Services
8 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 13 (14.29%) Information Management
9 13 (14.29%) Java
9 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (13.19%) ITSM
11 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (12.09%) Project Management
11 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
11 11 (12.09%) C++
11 11 (12.09%) Google
11 11 (12.09%) Release Management
11 11 (12.09%) GWT
11 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.99%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (10.99%) C
12 10 (10.99%) Windows

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.40%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (4.40%) Lync
2 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.40%) Simulink
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.10%) TargetLink
5 1 (1.10%) MS Office
5 1 (1.10%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) SaaS
1 5 (5.49%) IaaS
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
3 3 (3.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) 2G
2 2 (2.20%) 4G
2 2 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.20%) 3G
2 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.20%) Broadband
3 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) DTS
2 3 (3.30%) OLTP
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
2 17 (18.68%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (9.89%) ClearCase
3 9 (9.89%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.30%) ReSharper
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) Maven
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Automotive
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Legal
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.30%) Local Government
6 2 (2.20%) Military
6 2 (2.20%) Retail
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Analyst
2 37 (40.66%) Business Analyst
3 19 (20.88%) Software Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Tester
6 4 (4.40%) Financial Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Designer
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Requirements Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) Web Services
2 11 (12.09%) GWT
3 9 (9.89%) Spring
4 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 7 (7.69%) JSP
5 5 (5.49%) .NET
5 5 (5.49%) JSON
6 4 (4.40%) Middleware
7 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.30%) LINQ
7 3 (3.30%) jQuery
7 3 (3.30%) Ajax
7 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.30%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.30%) Kendo UI
7 3 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.20%) REST
8 2 (2.20%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) CMDB
3 7 (7.69%) CAN bus
4 6 (6.59%) Mechatronics
5 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.40%) Physics
7 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.30%) Derivative
7 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.20%) Statistics
8 2 (2.20%) GIS
9 1 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (1.10%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) UML
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.98%) ITIL
4 15 (16.48%) Service Management
5 14 (15.38%) Scrum
6 13 (14.29%) Information Management
7 12 (13.19%) ITSM
8 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.09%) Configuration Management
8 11 (12.09%) Project Management
8 11 (12.09%) Release Management
9 10 (10.99%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (9.89%) Use Case
10 9 (9.89%) Six Sigma
11 8 (8.79%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.69%) SOA
12 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) Java
2 11 (12.09%) C++
3 10 (10.99%) C
4 7 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (4.40%) MATLAB
6 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.30%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 17 (18.68%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (7.69%) ISEB
6 5 (5.49%) PMP
6 5 (5.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) IIBA
7 1 (1.10%) CBAP
7 1 (1.10%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
1 4 (4.40%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Google
3 9 (9.89%) VMware
4 6 (6.59%) IBM
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle
5 5 (5.49%) Remedy
6 4 (4.40%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco
7 3 (3.30%) Telerik
8 2 (2.20%) F5
8 2 (2.20%) TOWER Software
8 2 (2.20%) Nokia
8 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.10%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.10%) Lumesse
9 1 (1.10%) VocaLink
9 1 (1.10%) Saba
9 1 (1.10%) Curam
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