The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 597 583 605
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 44 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.13% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 9
Median daily rate £425 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -29.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £283 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £503 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £730
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -52.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Trend

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

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK.

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 38 £425 +6.25% 6
London -3 10 £450 +16.12% 4
West Midlands -5 6 £330 -
South East -12 6 £425 +17.24%
Birmingham - 6 £330 -
East Midlands +15 4 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire +5 4 £408 -
South West -10 4 £463 +12.12% 1
Wales - 4 £370 -
South Wales - 4 £370 -
Newport - 4 £370 -
Derbyshire +13 3 £425 +30.76%
North West -12 3 £425 +54.54%
Dorset - 3 £463 -
Bournemouth - 3 £463 -
Halifax +7 2 £374 -
West Yorkshire -1 2 £374 -
Berkshire -5 2 £265 -11.66%
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
Reading - 2 £265 -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
City of London +45 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - -
East of England +6 1 - -
Glasgow +5 1 - -
Guildford +2 1 £475 +58.33%
Merseyside -2 1 £450 -33.33%
Surrey -11 1 £475 +58.33%
Scotland -20 1 - - 1
West Sussex -27 1 £525 +20.00%

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 23 (27.71%) Business Analysis
3 20 (24.10%) ISEB
4 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.07%) Validation
7 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
7 13 (15.66%) UML
7 13 (15.66%) Use Case
8 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Cross-Platform Development
8 12 (14.46%) Windows
8 12 (14.46%) Linux
8 12 (14.46%) C#
8 12 (14.46%) .NET
8 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
8 12 (14.46%) Scrum
9 11 (13.25%) Requirements Management
9 11 (13.25%) OO
10 10 (12.05%) Web Services
11 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
11 9 (10.84%) CSS
11 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
11 9 (10.84%) HTML
11 9 (10.84%) CRM
11 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.64%) Project Management
13 6 (7.23%) Supplier Management
13 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Project
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) Big Data
2 3 (3.61%) DataStage
2 3 (3.61%) DB2
2 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.61%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (3.61%) QualityStage
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (50.60%) Analyst
2 41 (49.40%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Business IT Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) IT Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) IT Business Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Java Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Requirements Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Business Requirements Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Requirements Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.84%) CSS
3 9 (10.84%) HTML
4 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (3.61%) STL
4 3 (3.61%) WPF
5 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) CESG
4 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) Life Science
4 1 (1.20%) Physics
4 1 (1.20%) PMI
4 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.71%) Business Analysis
2 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.07%) Validation
5 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.66%) UML
5 13 (15.66%) Use Case
6 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
6 12 (14.46%) Cross-Platform Development
6 12 (14.46%) Scrum
6 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.25%) OO
7 11 (13.25%) Requirements Management
8 9 (10.84%) CRM
9 8 (9.64%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) Kanban
10 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) C#
2 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.23%) Java
4 4 (4.82%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) VC++
6 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) ISEB
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.41%) CBAP
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) IIBA
6 1 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) IBM
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Cognos
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Sybase
4 2 (2.41%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.41%) Planview
5 1 (1.20%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.20%) Netezza
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Siebel
5 1 (1.20%) Software AG
5 1 (1.20%) WorldPay
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