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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Requirements Engineering
Rank 563 557 516
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -41
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 45 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.023% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.031% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 16
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£413 £453 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% +27.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £414 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £553 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 - £354
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 0 41 £413 -8.83% 8
London +29 16 £500 +10.49% 4
South West - 11 £500 - 2
West Midlands - 7 £428 -
East of England - 6 £413 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £413 - 1
City of London +12 4 £500 +12.35% 3
South East -35 3 £255 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £170 -
Milton Keynes -15 1 £170 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 £255 -
South Wales - 1 £320 - 4
Wales - 1 £320 - 4
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 22 (32.84%) UML
2 21 (31.34%) Business Analysis
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) Finance
4 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) Rational Rhapsody
6 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.91%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (17.91%) ISEB
7 11 (16.42%) Project Management
7 11 (16.42%) Degree
8 10 (14.93%) Information Management
8 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
8 10 (14.93%) Java
8 10 (14.93%) ITIL
9 9 (13.43%) Web Services
9 9 (13.43%) Scrum
9 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
9 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
9 9 (13.43%) Use Case
10 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.94%) C++
11 7 (10.45%) Validation
11 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.45%) Service Management
11 7 (10.45%) GWT
11 7 (10.45%) Google
11 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) BPMN
12 6 (8.96%) Automotive

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Simulink
4 1 (1.49%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.49%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
1 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
1 1 (1.49%) 3G
1 1 (1.49%) 2G
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.49%) 4G
1 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) OLTP
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (17.91%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (8.96%) ClearQuest
3 6 (8.96%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Automotive
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) German Language
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Analyst
2 30 (44.78%) Business Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Designer
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.48%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Requirements Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
2 7 (10.45%) GWT
3 5 (7.46%) Spring
4 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.97%) JSP
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
6 2 (2.99%) Java EE
6 2 (2.99%) SOAP
7 1 (1.49%) XML
7 1 (1.49%) XSD
7 1 (1.49%) XSL
7 1 (1.49%) WSDL
7 1 (1.49%) JMS
7 1 (1.49%) Middleware
7 1 (1.49%) Ajax
7 1 (1.49%) JSON
7 1 (1.49%) JPA
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) REST
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) CAN bus
3 4 (5.97%) Mechatronics
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.99%) Statistics
5 2 (2.99%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Physics
6 1 (1.49%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) UML
2 21 (31.34%) Business Analysis
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) Project Management
6 10 (14.93%) Information Management
6 10 (14.93%) Data Modelling
6 10 (14.93%) ITIL
7 9 (13.43%) Scrum
7 9 (13.43%) Use Case
8 7 (10.45%) Validation
8 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.45%) Service Management
8 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) BPMN
9 6 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.46%) Six Sigma
10 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Java
2 8 (11.94%) C++
3 6 (8.96%) C
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.49%) C#
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
1 12 (17.91%) ISEB
2 11 (16.42%) Degree
3 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.49%) HNC
5 1 (1.49%) HND
5 1 (1.49%) IIBA
5 1 (1.49%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) MiFID
2 1 (1.49%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Google
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Remedy
5 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.99%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.49%) Nokia
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.49%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.49%) Saba
6 1 (1.49%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.49%) F5
6 1 (1.49%) Lumesse
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