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 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 525 539 478
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -61
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 47 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.051% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.067% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 21
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£445 £413 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £364 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £595 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £354
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.31% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
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 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +13 23 £445 +11.25% 3
South West +5 11 £428 +17.93% 1
East Midlands - 3 £675 -
North West - 3 £675 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
East of England +3 1 £400 -27.27%
South East -30 1 £260 -
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Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (32.26%) UML
2 25 (26.88%) Finance
3 23 (24.73%) Business Analysis
4 22 (23.66%) Degree
5 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (21.51%) Rational Rhapsody
7 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
8 17 (18.28%) Scrum
8 17 (18.28%) Rational DOORS
9 16 (17.20%) ITIL
10 15 (16.13%) Web Services
10 15 (16.13%) Java
10 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
11 13 (13.98%) Project Management
11 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
11 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.90%) SQL
13 11 (11.83%) C++
13 11 (11.83%) Windows
13 11 (11.83%) Service Management
13 11 (11.83%) ITSM
13 11 (11.83%) Google
13 11 (11.83%) GWT
14 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (10.75%) Information Management
14 10 (10.75%) Release Management
14 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.30%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (4.30%) Lync
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.30%) IIS
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.15%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.23%) Simulink
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.08%) TargetLink
5 1 (1.08%) MS Office
5 1 (1.08%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) IaaS
2 5 (5.38%) SaaS
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.30%) Office 365
4 3 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) LAN
1 4 (4.30%) WAN
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) Broadband
3 2 (2.15%) 4G
3 2 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.15%) 2G
3 2 (2.15%) 3G
3 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.30%) DTS
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) OLTP
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 17 (18.28%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (9.68%) ClearCase
3 9 (9.68%) ClearQuest
4 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
4 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Automotive
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Local Government
4 5 (5.38%) Military
5 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.15%) Retail
8 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (1.08%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Analyst
2 37 (39.78%) Business Analyst
3 18 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Requirements Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Tester
8 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Web Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) Web Services
2 11 (11.83%) GWT
3 9 (9.68%) Spring
4 8 (8.60%) .NET
5 7 (7.53%) JSP
5 7 (7.53%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.45%) JSON
7 4 (4.30%) LINQ
7 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.30%) Middleware
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.30%) jQuery
7 4 (4.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (4.30%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.30%) Kendo UI
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.15%) REST
8 2 (2.15%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Management Information System
1 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) CAN bus
2 6 (6.45%) CMDB
3 5 (5.38%) Mechatronics
3 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.23%) Physics
5 3 (3.23%) Derivative
5 3 (3.23%) GIS
5 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) UML
2 23 (24.73%) Business Analysis
3 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.28%) Scrum
5 16 (17.20%) ITIL
6 13 (13.98%) Project Management
7 11 (11.83%) Service Management
7 11 (11.83%) ITSM
8 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.75%) Release Management
8 10 (10.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (10.75%) Information Management
9 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.60%) SOA
10 8 (8.60%) Six Sigma
10 8 (8.60%) Use Case
11 7 (7.53%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) Java
2 12 (12.90%) SQL
3 11 (11.83%) C++
4 10 (10.75%) C
5 6 (6.45%) C#
6 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Degree
2 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) ISEB
4 8 (8.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (6.45%) PMP
5 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) IIBA
7 1 (1.08%) CBAP
7 1 (1.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) SCCM
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Google
3 9 (9.68%) VMware
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle
4 5 (5.38%) Remedy
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) HP
5 4 (4.30%) Telerik
6 2 (2.15%) F5
6 2 (2.15%) i2
6 2 (2.15%) Nokia
6 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.15%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.08%) Saba
7 1 (1.08%) Curam
7 1 (1.08%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.08%) Ericsson
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