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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 606 589 592
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 40 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.089% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.11% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 11
Median daily rate £425 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £261 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £598
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -10 37 £425 +21.42% 5
London -6 8 £450 +16.12% 2
West Midlands -28 8 £330 -5.71%
Birmingham - 8 £330 -
South West +5 7 £450 +32.54% 1
South East -14 5 £425 +29.77%
Hampshire +13 3 £425 -
Derbyshire +7 3 £425 +30.76%
Yorkshire +1 3 £425 +13.33%
East Midlands 0 3 £425 +30.76%
North West -7 3 £425 +61.90% 2
Dorset - 3 £463 -
Bournemouth - 3 £463 -
Corsham -3 2 £450 +73.07%
Wiltshire -5 2 £450 +32.54%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
City of London +36 1 - -
Guildford +9 1 £475 +58.33%
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Halifax +1 1 £390 -
Reading 0 1 £265 -25.35%
Surrey -5 1 £475 +58.33%
West Yorkshire -8 1 £390 +4.00%
Berkshire -12 1 £265 -19.08%
Scotland -20 1 - -
Wales - 1 £370 -
South Wales - 1 £370 -
Bootle - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 26 (30.95%) Business Analysis
2 25 (29.76%) Finance
3 22 (26.19%) ISEB
4 21 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (19.05%) UML
7 14 (16.67%) Scrum
8 13 (15.48%) Validation
8 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
8 13 (15.48%) Use Case
9 12 (14.29%) Requirements Management
10 11 (13.10%) Windows
10 11 (13.10%) Linux
10 11 (13.10%) C#
10 11 (13.10%) .NET
10 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
10 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.10%) Cross-Platform Development
11 10 (11.90%) OO
12 9 (10.71%) Web Services
13 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
13 8 (9.52%) CSS
13 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
13 8 (9.52%) HTML
13 8 (9.52%) CRM
13 8 (9.52%) Project Management
13 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.52%) Kanban
13 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Project
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.76%) Big Data
3 3 (3.57%) DataStage
3 3 (3.57%) DB2
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.57%) QualityStage
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Banking
2 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.19%) French Language
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Military
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (53.57%) Analyst
2 44 (52.38%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Business IT Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) IT Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) IT Business Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Requirements Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Business Requirements Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Consultant
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Requirements Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) Web Services
3 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.52%) CSS
3 8 (9.52%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (3.57%) STL
4 3 (3.57%) WPF
5 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.19%) CESG
3 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.19%) iPad
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.19%) Physics
3 1 (1.19%) PMI
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Linux
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Business Analysis
2 21 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.05%) UML
5 14 (16.67%) Scrum
6 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
6 13 (15.48%) Use Case
6 13 (15.48%) Validation
7 12 (14.29%) Requirements Management
8 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
8 11 (13.10%) Cross-Platform Development
8 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
9 10 (11.90%) OO
10 8 (9.52%) CRM
10 8 (9.52%) Kanban
10 8 (9.52%) Project Management
10 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) C#
2 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.33%) Java
4 5 (5.95%) C++
5 3 (3.57%) C
6 2 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) ISEB
2 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CBAP
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) IIBA
6 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) IBM
3 4 (4.76%) Cognos
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Sybase
5 2 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.38%) Planview
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Netezza
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
6 1 (1.19%) Software AG
6 1 (1.19%) WorldPay
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