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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 519 545 499
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -46
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 52 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.029% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.039% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 21
Average daily rate
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£348 £400 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £363 £354
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-27.00% -

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 January 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 +9 41 £440 +10.00% 12
London +25 18 £500 +18.34% 6
South West -10 10 £525 +44.82% 2
City of London +16 6 £500 +21.95% 5
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East -12 3 £255 -
East Midlands - 3 £413 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £413 -
Northampton - 3 £413 -
Bristol -7 2 £500 +37.93%
Cambridge - 2 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £255 -
South Wales - 1 £320 -
Berkshire - 1 £260 -
Wales - 1 £320 -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Abingdon - - - -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (37.21%) Business Analysis
2 23 (26.74%) Project Management
2 23 (26.74%) Finance
3 22 (25.58%) UML
4 20 (23.26%) ISEB
5 19 (22.09%) Data Modelling
6 18 (20.93%) ITIL
6 18 (20.93%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
7 17 (19.77%) Rational Rhapsody
8 16 (18.60%) Degree
9 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
9 14 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (15.12%) BPMN
10 13 (15.12%) Service Management
11 12 (13.95%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.95%) Scrum
11 12 (13.95%) Java
11 12 (13.95%) Web Services
12 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
12 11 (12.79%) Information Management
12 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.63%) ITSM
13 10 (11.63%) C++
14 9 (10.47%) C
14 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
14 9 (10.47%) Google
14 9 (10.47%) Release Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Simulink
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.16%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.16%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
1 4 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) 4G
1 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (2.33%) 2G
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
1 2 (2.33%) LAN
1 2 (2.33%) WAN
1 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.33%) 3G
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.33%) OLTP
2 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.16%) DTS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 14 (16.28%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (8.14%) ClearQuest
3 7 (8.14%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Automotive
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Military
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 43 (50.00%) Analyst
2 42 (48.84%) Business Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Software Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (5.81%) Financial Business Analyst
4 5 (5.81%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Designer
5 4 (4.65%) Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Tester
6 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.49%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.49%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Business Manager
6 3 (3.49%) Requirements Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) Web Services
2 9 (10.47%) GWT
3 7 (8.14%) Spring
4 5 (5.81%) JSP
4 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.65%) .NET
6 3 (3.49%) JSON
6 3 (3.49%) Java EE
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.33%) JPA
7 2 (2.33%) Ajax
7 2 (2.33%) Middleware
7 2 (2.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.33%) XSD
7 2 (2.33%) WSDL
8 1 (1.16%) XML
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) CAN bus
3 6 (6.98%) CMDB
4 5 (5.81%) Mechatronics
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.49%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) Physics
7 1 (1.16%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Business Analysis
2 23 (26.74%) Project Management
3 22 (25.58%) UML
4 19 (22.09%) Data Modelling
5 18 (20.93%) ITIL
5 18 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.77%) Software Engineering
7 13 (15.12%) BPMN
7 13 (15.12%) Service Management
8 12 (13.95%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (13.95%) Scrum
9 11 (12.79%) Information Management
10 10 (11.63%) ITSM
11 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
11 9 (10.47%) Release Management
12 8 (9.30%) Use Case
12 8 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (8.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) C++
3 9 (10.47%) C
4 4 (4.65%) SQL
5 3 (3.49%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.33%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) ISEB
2 16 (18.60%) Degree
3 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (4.65%) PMP
6 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.16%) APMP
7 1 (1.16%) IIBA
7 1 (1.16%) CBAP
7 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) COBIT
3 1 (1.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Google
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) IBM
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) Remedy
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) HP
5 3 (3.49%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) F5
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco
6 2 (2.33%) Nokia
6 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.16%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.16%) Saba
7 1 (1.16%) Telerik
7 1 (1.16%) Curam
7 1 (1.16%) Lumesse
7 1 (1.16%) VocaLink
London
Required IT
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago