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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 621 609 599
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 39 65 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.14% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 10
Median daily rate £425 £365 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £605 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £426
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -14.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
44685 45554 42380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29541 29536 26295
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1193 1184
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

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 29 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 27 July 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
England -39 37 £425 +16.43% 6
Yorkshire -3 8 £425 +16.43%
West Midlands -36 7 £330 -5.71%
Birmingham - 7 £330 -
East Midlands +3 5 £475 +46.15%
London +1 5 £469 +4.16% 2
South East -6 5 £425 +19.71%
Hampshire +5 3 £425 -
South West +1 3 £450 +7.39% 1
Leeds -7 3 £388 +6.16%
West Yorkshire -9 3 £388 +6.16%
North West -13 3 £413 -30.08% 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £475 -
Derbyshire +7 2 £438 +34.61%
Corsham -6 2 £450 +73.07%
Wiltshire -10 2 £450 +32.54%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Northampton - 2 £475 -
Cambridge +16 1 - -
East of England +14 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +14 1 - -
Glasgow +9 1 - -
Scotland +4 1 - -
Gloucestershire -3 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £370 -
South Wales - 1 £370 -
City of London - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £370 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 30 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 29 (33.33%) Finance
3 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) ISEB
4 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.39%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) UML
7 13 (14.94%) Requirements Management
8 11 (12.64%) Validation
8 11 (12.64%) Use Case
8 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
9 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.49%) Kanban
10 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.34%) Java
11 8 (9.20%) .NET
11 8 (9.20%) C#
11 8 (9.20%) Windows
11 8 (9.20%) Linux
11 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
11 8 (9.20%) Project Management
11 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 8 (9.20%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (8.05%) OO
12 7 (8.05%) CRM
12 7 (8.05%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2

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 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Project
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.60%) Big Data
3 3 (3.45%) DataStage
3 3 (3.45%) DB2
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.45%) QualityStage
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) PowerDesigner
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (60.92%) Analyst
2 52 (59.77%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Business IT Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) IT Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) IT Business Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Java Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Requirements Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Data Business Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.45%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.90%) CSS
2 6 (6.90%) HTML
2 6 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (2.30%) STL
3 2 (2.30%) WPF
4 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.15%) CESG
3 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.15%) iPad
3 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.15%) NHS
3 1 (1.15%) Physics
3 1 (1.15%) PMI
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.15%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.39%) Scrum
5 15 (17.24%) UML
6 13 (14.94%) Requirements Management
7 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (12.64%) Use Case
7 11 (12.64%) Validation
8 10 (11.49%) Kanban
8 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.20%) Cross-Platform Development
10 8 (9.20%) Project Management
10 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.05%) CRM
11 7 (8.05%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) Java
2 8 (9.20%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (2.30%) VC++
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) ISEB
2 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) CBAP
4 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) IIBA
7 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.15%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) IBM
3 4 (4.60%) Cognos
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.45%) Sybase
5 2 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.30%) Planview
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) Netezza
6 1 (1.15%) Software AG
6 1 (1.15%) WorldPay
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