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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Requirements Engineering
Rank 539 546 502
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -44
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 60 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 21
Average daily rate
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£424 £413 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £364 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £595 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £354
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 47 £445 +7.87% 4
London +13 23 £445 +11.25% 3
Scotland - 12 £348 -
South West +5 11 £428 +17.93% 1
City of London +16 6 - - 2
East Midlands - 3 £675 -
North West - 3 £675 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £675 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 £348 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £400 +3.22%
East of England +3 1 £400 -27.27%
South East -30 1 £260 -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Oxford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Royston - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (35.40%) Business Analysis
2 31 (27.43%) UML
3 28 (24.78%) Finance
4 25 (22.12%) Project Management
5 23 (20.35%) Data Modelling
5 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
6 22 (19.47%) Degree
7 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2
8 20 (17.70%) ISEB
8 20 (17.70%) GAP Analysis
8 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
8 20 (17.70%) Rational Rhapsody
9 17 (15.04%) Scrum
9 17 (15.04%) Rational DOORS
10 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.16%) Web Services
10 16 (14.16%) ITIL
10 16 (14.16%) Java
11 14 (12.39%) SQL
11 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.39%) BPMN
12 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
12 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
12 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (10.62%) C
13 12 (10.62%) C++
14 11 (9.73%) Windows
14 11 (9.73%) ITSM
14 11 (9.73%) Service Management

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.54%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (3.54%) Lync
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.54%) IIS
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.65%) Simulink
3 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.77%) MS Office
5 1 (0.88%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.88%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) IaaS
2 5 (4.42%) SaaS
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) Office 365
4 3 (2.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Internet
2 4 (3.54%) LAN
2 4 (3.54%) WAN
3 3 (2.65%) Broadband
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) 2G
4 2 (1.77%) 4G
4 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.77%) 3G
4 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.54%) DTS
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.65%) OLTP
3 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 17 (15.04%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (7.96%) ClearCase
3 9 (7.96%) ClearQuest
4 4 (3.54%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (24.78%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Automotive
3 8 (7.08%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Military
5 5 (4.42%) Local Government
6 4 (3.54%) Legal
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.77%) Retail
9 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.88%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 57 (50.44%) Analyst
2 55 (48.67%) Business Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Architect
5 7 (6.19%) Developer
6 5 (4.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Requirements Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Systems Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Tester
7 4 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) Web Services
2 11 (9.73%) GWT
3 9 (7.96%) .NET
3 9 (7.96%) Spring
4 7 (6.19%) Hibernate
4 7 (6.19%) JSP
5 6 (5.31%) JSON
6 5 (4.42%) Ajax
7 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.54%) LINQ
7 4 (3.54%) Middleware
7 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.54%) XML
7 4 (3.54%) jQuery
7 4 (3.54%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.54%) Kendo UI
7 4 (3.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.65%) XSLT
8 3 (2.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Management Information System
1 13 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) CAN bus
2 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.31%) CMDB
3 5 (4.42%) Mechatronics
4 4 (3.54%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.65%) Physics
5 3 (2.65%) Derivative
5 3 (2.65%) GIS
5 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.54%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Business Analysis
2 31 (27.43%) UML
3 25 (22.12%) Project Management
4 23 (20.35%) Data Modelling
4 23 (20.35%) Software Engineering
5 21 (18.58%) PRINCE2
5 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (17.70%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (15.04%) Scrum
8 16 (14.16%) ITIL
9 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (12.39%) BPMN
10 11 (9.73%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (9.73%) Service Management
10 11 (9.73%) Validation
10 11 (9.73%) ITSM
11 10 (8.85%) Configuration Management
11 10 (8.85%) Migration
11 10 (8.85%) Information Management
11 10 (8.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.16%) Java
2 14 (12.39%) SQL
3 12 (10.62%) C
3 12 (10.62%) C++
4 7 (6.19%) C#
5 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.65%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Degree
2 20 (17.70%) ISEB
2 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (5.31%) PMP
5 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) IIBA
7 1 (0.88%) CBAP
7 1 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) COBIT
3 1 (0.88%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.54%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) SCCM
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Google
3 9 (7.96%) VMware
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) Remedy
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco
5 4 (3.54%) IBM
5 4 (3.54%) HP
5 4 (3.54%) Telerik
6 3 (2.65%) i2
7 2 (1.77%) Nokia
7 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.77%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.77%) F5
8 1 (0.88%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.88%) Saba
8 1 (0.88%) Curam
8 1 (0.88%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
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