The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 120 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 19 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.031% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.039% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 6
Median daily rate £250 £473 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.08% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £473 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £451 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00
Requirements Engineering
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Requirements Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Requirements Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Dorset - 13 £238 -
Gloucestershire +10 5 £448 -5.29%
Somerset - 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
England

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 South West region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 11 (52.38%) UML
1 11 (52.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 10 (47.62%) SysML
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) V-Model
6 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Use Case
6 5 (23.81%) Time Management
6 5 (23.81%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) IBM
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) C#
9 1 (4.76%) C++
9 1 (4.76%) Java
9 1 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) Web Services
9 1 (4.76%) Automotive
9 1 (4.76%) Validation
9 1 (4.76%) Windows
9 1 (4.76%) GWT
9 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (4.76%) Spring

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Requirements Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
1 1 (4.76%) GWT
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 11 (52.38%) UML
2 10 (47.62%) SysML
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) RUP
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Time Management
4 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 5 (23.81%) V-Model
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Luciad