The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 63 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
Requirements Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
571 615 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.46% 78.14% 74.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 357 175
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 27
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the Hertfordshire region.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Requirements Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Stevenage - 2 £288 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
East of England

Requirements Engineering
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft