The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 559 591 550
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -41
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 61 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.037% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.048% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 21
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£365 £465 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £374 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £553 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £426 £315
% change year-on-year
-14.36% +35.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England +14 58 £365 -21.50% 10
South East - 11 £355 - 1
Yorkshire -15 9 £365 -21.50%
North West -19 9 £590 - 1
London -2 8 £450 -15.88% 4
Leeds -17 8 £365 -21.50%
West Yorkshire -17 8 £365 -21.50%
Cheshire - 8 £605 -
East of England +6 7 £356 -8.06% 2
West Midlands +6 6 £350 -
South West -5 4 £428 -7.90% 2
Berkshire - 4 £328 -
Worcestershire - 4 £350 -
Warrington - 4 £645 -
Hertfordshire -2 3 £288 -25.80% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £419 -
Glasgow +6 2 £340 -
Scotland -9 2 £340 -
Worthing - 2 £438 -
Midlands - 2 £320 -
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
West Sussex - 2 £438 -
Newbury - 2 £300 -
Salisbury - 2 - -
Malvern - 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £350 -
Stevenage - 2 £288 -
Norwich - 1 - -
York - 1 - -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 41 (35.04%) Business Analysis
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 23 (19.66%) UML
5 22 (18.80%) Project Management
5 22 (18.80%) Finance
6 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (16.24%) SQL
7 19 (16.24%) Degree
8 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 17 (14.53%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (14.53%) Scrum
10 16 (13.68%) SDLC
11 15 (12.82%) PRINCE2
12 14 (11.97%) MS Visio
12 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
13 13 (11.11%) BPMN
13 13 (11.11%) ISEB
13 13 (11.11%) ITIL
13 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (10.26%) Migration
15 11 (9.40%) Management Information System
15 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
16 10 (8.55%) Java
16 10 (8.55%) Change Management
16 10 (8.55%) Use Case
17 9 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
17 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (7.69%) C#

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.42%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (3.42%) Lync
2 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (11.97%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) Simulink
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) IaaS
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) Broadband
3 2 (1.71%) LAN
3 2 (1.71%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.85%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.85%) ATM
4 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.27%) Big Data
4 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.42%) DTS
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.85%) OLTP
7 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Rational DOORS
1 7 (5.98%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (3.42%) ReSharper
2 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.56%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.56%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Military
2 8 (6.84%) Banking
2 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Automotive
4 5 (4.27%) Local Government
5 4 (3.42%) Billing
6 3 (2.56%) Legal
6 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
8 1 (0.85%) Avionics
8 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (57.26%) Analyst
2 62 (52.99%) Business Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Architect
4 13 (11.11%) Requirements Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.40%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Architect
9 5 (4.27%) User Experience Researcher
9 5 (4.27%) Developer
9 5 (4.27%) UX Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Telecoms Business Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (2.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) .NET
2 6 (5.13%) XML
3 5 (4.27%) XSLT
3 5 (4.27%) Web Services
4 4 (3.42%) jQuery
4 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.42%) Ajax
4 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.42%) JSON
4 4 (3.42%) LINQ
4 4 (3.42%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.42%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.42%) Kendo UI
5 3 (2.56%) GWT
5 3 (2.56%) JSP
5 3 (2.56%) Middleware
5 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.56%) Spring
6 1 (0.85%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
4 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Derivative
5 4 (3.42%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.42%) Physics
6 3 (2.56%) Mechatronics
6 3 (2.56%) GIS
6 3 (2.56%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.71%) CMDB
7 2 (1.71%) Wiki
7 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.42%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) Business Analysis
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.66%) UML
4 22 (18.80%) Project Management
5 21 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 17 (14.53%) Scrum
7 17 (14.53%) GAP Analysis
8 16 (13.68%) SDLC
9 15 (12.82%) PRINCE2
10 13 (11.11%) ITIL
10 13 (11.11%) BPMN
11 12 (10.26%) Migration
12 10 (8.55%) Change Management
12 10 (8.55%) Use Case
13 9 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (6.84%) SysML
15 7 (5.98%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) Java
3 9 (7.69%) C#
4 7 (5.98%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.13%) C
6 5 (4.27%) C++
7 3 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.11%) ISEB
4 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.13%) APMP
5 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (2.56%) IIBA
7 3 (2.56%) PMP
7 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.71%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.71%) CBAP
9 1 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.85%) HND
9 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.85%) EMIR
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) SCCM
1 4 (3.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) VMware
2 5 (4.27%) i2
3 4 (3.42%) Telerik
4 3 (2.56%) Google
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) IBM
5 2 (1.71%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.71%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco
5 2 (1.71%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.85%) Remedy
6 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
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