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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Engineering
England / South West
Rank 121 136 141
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 18 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £370 £361
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.22 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.65% +29.20%

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
2223 2421 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.49% 81.98% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1652 1618
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 119 90
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +7 11 £370 +5.71% 1
Dorset - 3 £300 -
Wiltshire - 3 £340 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
England

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 14 (35.90%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 14 (35.90%) UML
2 13 (33.33%) SysML
2 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) C
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (12.82%) V-Model
5 5 (12.82%) Use Case
5 5 (12.82%) Time Management
5 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.82%) User Stories
5 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.82%) RUP
5 5 (12.82%) IBM
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) ISEB
6 4 (10.26%) Windows
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.69%) Hazard Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.13%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) Java
9 1 (2.56%) .NET
9 1 (2.56%) Web Services
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (2.56%) Automotive
1 1 (2.56%) Avionics
1 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Requirements Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Business Requirements Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Requirements Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
1 1 (2.56%) GWT
1 1 (2.56%) Spring
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 14 (35.90%) UML
2 13 (33.33%) SysML
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) RUP
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Time Management
4 5 (12.82%) Use Case
4 5 (12.82%) User Stories
4 5 (12.82%) V-Model
5 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Hazard Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) SDLC
7 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C
2 2 (5.13%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Luciad