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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 566 526 547
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +21
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 17 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.064% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.086% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 15
Average daily rate
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£433 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £315 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.01% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +1.26%
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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
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 August 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 -4 5 £455 +7.05% 7
West Midlands - 3 - -
East of England -28 2 £388 - 1
South West -38 1 £465 +47.61% 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Requirements Engineering
UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (36.59%) UML
2 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 8 (19.51%) Banking
6 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
8 4 (9.76%) Simulink
8 4 (9.76%) UNIX
8 4 (9.76%) Linux
8 4 (9.76%) Validation
8 4 (9.76%) Use Case
8 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
8 4 (9.76%) German Language
9 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (7.32%) Automotive
9 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 3 (7.32%) Retail
9 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Cognos
9 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
9 3 (7.32%) Windows

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Simulink
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
1 2 (4.88%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.32%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) German Language
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Avionics
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 20 (48.78%) Business Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.32%) UML Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) SAML
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
1 2 (4.88%) OAuth
1 2 (4.88%) REST
1 2 (4.88%) OpenID
1 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) JMS
2 1 (2.44%) XSL
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (7.32%) CAN bus
2 2 (4.88%) Physics
2 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.88%) Smartcard
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) EFT
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) UML
2 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
3 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.20%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Validation
4 4 (9.76%) Use Case
4 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
5 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma
5 3 (7.32%) ITSM
5 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
6 2 (4.88%) Information Management
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) FATCA
1 1 (2.44%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Cognos
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
2 2 (4.88%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) Dell
2 2 (4.88%) NetApp
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Brocade
3 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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