The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 542 495 510
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +15
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 24 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.077% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 26
Average daily rate £539 £408 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.20% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £312 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £354 £325
% change year-on-year
+55.36% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £37.50 £26.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £37.50 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Requirements Engineering
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -45 9 £528 +8.48% 5
East of England -28 5 £550 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Requirements Engineering
UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (40.54%) UML
2 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
3 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 8 (21.62%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
7 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.81%) Automotive
8 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
8 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
8 4 (10.81%) Simulink
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) Banking
8 4 (10.81%) CMS
8 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
8 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (10.81%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (10.81%) CAN bus
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) MODAF
9 3 (8.11%) Test Management
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Validation
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (10.81%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) Simulink
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (10.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Automotive
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Avionics
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Business Analyst
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Requirements Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineering Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Requirements Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) WSDL
3 2 (5.41%) SAML
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) OAuth
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
1 4 (10.81%) CAN bus
2 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.11%) E-Learning
3 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.41%) Equities
3 2 (5.41%) Physics
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Mechatronics
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
4 1 (2.70%) EFT
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) UML
2 14 (37.84%) Business Analysis
3 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
4 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) MODAF
6 3 (8.11%) Test Management
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.11%) Content Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
2 3 (8.11%) PowerHouse
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) IIBA
4 1 (2.70%) CBAP
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) EMIR
1 1 (2.70%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) IBM
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos
2 2 (5.41%) Reuters
2 2 (5.41%) Bloomberg
2 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.70%) Brocade
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) NetApp
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £28 - £38 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £615.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £580 - £610 per day
Posted: 16 days ago