The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 549 602 572
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -30
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 54 19 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.038% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.046% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 17
Median daily rate £450 £513 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £473 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +26.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +26.47%
Requirements Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Requirements Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Requirements Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in England

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the England region.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Trend in England

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in England

Requirements Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the England region.

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in England

Requirements Engineering
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
London +21 22 £480 -31.42% 2
South West +18 12 £275 -41.79%
East of England - 6 £428 - 2
South East +17 5 £478 +12.35% 2
West Midlands - 5 £600 -
Yorkshire +23 2 £525 +8.80%
East Midlands - 1 £525 - 1
North East - 1 £325 -
Requirements Engineering
UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 across the England region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 48 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (28.00%) UML
4 20 (20.00%) ISEB
5 19 (19.00%) Scrum
6 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (16.00%) Finance
8 14 (14.00%) Java
9 13 (13.00%) BPMN
10 12 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
11 11 (11.00%) User Stories
11 11 (11.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
12 10 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
12 10 (10.00%) SysML
13 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.00%) SDLC
14 8 (8.00%) Time Management
14 8 (8.00%) Use Case
15 7 (7.00%) Change Management
15 7 (7.00%) Project Management
15 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 6 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
16 6 (6.00%) CBAP
16 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
16 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (6.00%) Web Services
16 6 (6.00%) SharePoint

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (3.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Billing
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Avionics
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (63.00%) Analyst
2 56 (56.00%) Business Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) Architect
4 17 (17.00%) Requirements Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Java Architect
6 11 (11.00%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Lead Architect
7 8 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Business IT Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) IT Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.00%) UML Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) UML Business Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Business Requirements Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Requirements Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) GWT
3 1 (1.00%) jQuery
3 1 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) EPoS
2 2 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.00%) Blog
3 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 42 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (28.00%) UML
4 19 (19.00%) Scrum
5 13 (13.00%) BPMN
6 12 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (11.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.00%) User Stories
8 10 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 10 (10.00%) SysML
9 9 (9.00%) SDLC
9 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.00%) Time Management
10 8 (8.00%) Use Case
11 7 (7.00%) Change Management
11 7 (7.00%) Project Management
11 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (5.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) Java
2 5 (5.00%) C
2 5 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) C++
4 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) ISEB
2 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) CBAP
4 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) IIBA
5 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.00%) HP
1 5 (5.00%) IBM
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.00%) Google
3 1 (1.00%) Luciad
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.00%) SAP