The table below looks at the statistics for Requirements Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Engineering
UK
Rank 535 601 545
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -56
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 57 24 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.059% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 31
Median daily rate £449 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £334 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £44.11 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.11 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +26.02%

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Requirements Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 16 January 2017.

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
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 January 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
England +49 53 £450 -6.49% 8
London +8 23 £510 -17.74% 2
West Midlands +3 10 £555 +73.43%
South West +24 8 £300 -39.84% 2
South East +22 6 £440 +3.52%
Coventry - 6 £505 -
Dorset - 5 £290 -
East of England +4 4 £388 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire +6 3 £448 -5.29%
Milton Keynes +6 3 £478 +12.35%
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £478 +12.35%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £368 -
City of London - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £368 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £368 -
Bournemouth - 2 £288 -
Watford - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Wales +2 1 £350 -5.40%
West Wales - 1 £350 -
Poole - 1 £250 -
Reading - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 52 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 48 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (26.79%) UML
5 20 (17.86%) Scrum
6 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
6 17 (15.18%) User Stories
7 16 (14.29%) ISEB
8 15 (13.39%) BPMN
9 14 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 14 (12.50%) Java
10 13 (11.61%) SysML
10 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (10.71%) Business Process Mapping
11 12 (10.71%) Process Improvement
12 11 (9.82%) Web Services
12 11 (9.82%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (9.82%) Finance
12 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
12 11 (9.82%) SDLC
13 10 (8.93%) Use Case
14 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.04%) Time Management
14 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
15 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (7.14%) SQL
15 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.14%) Change Management
16 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
16 7 (6.25%) Microsoft

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.68%) MS Office
4 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.57%) JIRA
2 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.79%) Robot Framework
3 2 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Billing
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Avionics
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (57.14%) Analyst
2 56 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 22 (19.64%) Architect
4 20 (17.86%) Requirements Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Java Architect
6 12 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Lead Architect
9 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Digital Business Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) UML Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) UML Business Analyst
12 4 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
13 3 (2.68%) Consultant
13 3 (2.68%) Process Analyst
13 3 (2.68%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) Web Services
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) GWT
4 1 (0.89%) jQuery
4 1 (0.89%) Spring
4 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.89%) Blog
5 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.89%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Social Media
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 48 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (26.79%) UML
5 20 (17.86%) Scrum
6 17 (15.18%) User Stories
7 15 (13.39%) BPMN
8 14 (12.50%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 13 (11.61%) SysML
9 13 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (10.71%) Business Process Mapping
10 12 (10.71%) Process Improvement
11 11 (9.82%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (9.82%) SDLC
12 10 (8.93%) Use Case
13 9 (8.04%) Time Management
13 9 (8.04%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.14%) Change Management
14 8 (7.14%) Data Modelling
15 7 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.50%) Java
2 8 (7.14%) SQL
3 7 (6.25%) C
4 3 (2.68%) C#
5 1 (0.89%) C++
5 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.29%) ISEB
3 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) CBAP
5 4 (3.57%) Degree
6 2 (1.79%) IIBA
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) HP
3 5 (4.46%) IBM
4 2 (1.79%) Guidewire
4 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) Luciad
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle
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