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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 134 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £463 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.01%
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
2272 2434 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.18% 77.86% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1483 1577 1606
Median daily rate £388 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 98 112
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.03 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 May 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 - 3 £463 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
England

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) FrameMaker
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Military
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (11.11%) iPad

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) FrameMaker
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Requirements Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) IBM