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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 561 533 533
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 27 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.056% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.075% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £349 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.47 £40.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 +2 11 £518 +6.70% 8
West Midlands - 7 £400 - 1
East of England -23 3 - - 2
South West -34 2 £550 +74.60% 4
South East - 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Requirements Engineering
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Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) UML
1 16 (37.21%) Business Analysis
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) Information Management
4 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 8 (18.60%) Use Case
5 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 6 (13.95%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) Banking
7 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Automotive
8 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) SAP
8 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
8 4 (9.30%) ERP
8 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.98%) CAN bus
9 3 (6.98%) Retail
9 3 (6.98%) German Language
9 3 (6.98%) Confluence
9 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (6.98%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Simulink
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) TargetLink
3 1 (2.33%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (13.95%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.65%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Automotive
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) German Language
5 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Analyst
2 23 (53.49%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Designer
4 4 (9.30%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.98%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Expert
6 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) GWT
2 1 (2.33%) JSP
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) XSL
2 1 (2.33%) JMS
2 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) CAN bus
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 2 (4.65%) Mechatronics
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.65%) CMDB
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) UML
1 16 (37.21%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) Information Management
3 8 (18.60%) Use Case
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Service Management
5 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
7 4 (9.30%) ERP
8 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITSM
9 2 (4.65%) Validation
9 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
1 1 (2.33%) FATCA
1 1 (2.33%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.33%) Cognos
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