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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Requirements Engineering
Rank 593 615 624
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 56 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 5
Median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £322 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £649 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.43

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 30 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 25 September 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 +22 51 £406 -4.41% 11
South West +23 14 £238 -43.28% 3
Yorkshire +16 13 £515 +41.09%
Dorset - 12 £231 - 2
West Yorkshire +9 10 £520 +42.46%
Leeds +4 10 £520 +42.46%
East Midlands +3 9 £463 -
London -5 5 £413 -19.51% 2
Scotland - 5 £446 - 1
Cambridgeshire +27 4 £465 +9.41%
Cambridge +20 4 £465 +9.41%
East of England +13 4 £465 +9.41%
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £300 -
Nottingham -10 4 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £475 -
Bournemouth - 3 £238 - 1
South East +13 2 - - 4
West Midlands -18 2 £330 -34.00%
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Northampton - 2 £475 -
Birmingham - 2 £330 -
Poole - 2 £200 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £413 -21.42% 1
North West +13 1 £425 -29.75% 1
Gloucestershire +4 1 £448 +2.28% 1
Bristol +1 1 £375 +25.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 - 1
North East - 1 £325 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £450 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 39 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.17%) UML
4 24 (25.00%) Finance
5 23 (23.96%) ISEB
6 17 (17.71%) Java
6 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.67%) Scrum
8 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 11 (11.46%) BPMN
9 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (11.46%) Requirements Management
10 10 (10.42%) SysML
10 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (10.42%) Kanban
10 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
12 8 (8.33%) Use Case
12 8 (8.33%) Change Management
13 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
14 6 (6.25%) CBAP
14 6 (6.25%) Validation
15 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (5.21%) QA
15 5 (5.21%) V-Model
15 5 (5.21%) Process Improvement
16 4 (4.17%) Analytics
16 4 (4.17%) Time Management
16 4 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.04%) DataStage
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.04%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) PowerDesigner
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Banking
2 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Avionics
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (60.42%) Analyst
2 55 (57.29%) Business Analyst
3 20 (20.83%) Architect
4 16 (16.67%) Java Architect
5 14 (14.58%) Requirements Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) Business IT Analyst
6 13 (13.54%) IT Analyst
6 13 (13.54%) IT Business Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Business Requirements Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Requirements Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) UML Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.04%) CESG
3 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.04%) iPad
3 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.04%) Physics
3 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.17%) UML
4 17 (17.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.67%) Scrum
6 11 (11.46%) BPMN
6 11 (11.46%) Requirements Management
6 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (10.42%) Kanban
7 10 (10.42%) SysML
7 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
8 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.33%) Change Management
9 8 (8.33%) Use Case
10 6 (6.25%) Validation
11 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.21%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.21%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) Java
2 4 (4.17%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) SQL
4 2 (2.08%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) ISEB
2 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) CBAP
5 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (2.08%) IIBA
7 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.04%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (4.17%) IBM
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.08%) Cognos
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco
4 1 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.04%) Netezza
4 1 (1.04%) Planview
4 1 (1.04%) Sybase
4 1 (1.04%) WorldPay
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