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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Engineering
UK
Rank 539 593 564
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -29
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 55 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.084% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 29
Median daily rate £355 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £493 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £370 £361
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.22 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +29.20%
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 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 22 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
England +69 54 £360 -2.70% 4
South West +22 18 £350 - 1
London +29 14 £431 -4.16% 3
Bristol +14 11 £370 +5.71%
South East +29 8 £300 -37.66%
West Midlands +5 6 £438 +35.65%
East of England +4 5 - -
Crawley - 4 £300 -
Coventry - 4 £419 -
West Sussex - 4 £300 -
City of London 0 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £340 -
Dorset - 3 £300 -
Cambridge +11 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
East Midlands +3 2 £368 -26.50%
Nottingham - 2 £368 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £368 -
North West +16 1 £277 -14.92%
Wales +4 1 £350 -5.40%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £277 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £277 -

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 58 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 36 (27.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (22.31%) UML
5 28 (21.54%) Scrum
6 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.92%) User Stories
8 18 (13.85%) Process Improvement
9 16 (12.31%) ISEB
10 15 (11.54%) Finance
10 15 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.77%) Business Process Mapping
11 14 (10.77%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
12 13 (10.00%) BPMN
12 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (10.00%) SysML
13 12 (9.23%) Web Services
13 12 (9.23%) Use Case
14 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.46%) SDLC
14 11 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (8.46%) Waterfall
14 11 (8.46%) C
14 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
15 10 (7.69%) Change Management
15 10 (7.69%) HP
15 10 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
15 10 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (7.69%) Time Management
15 10 (7.69%) Degree

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 11 (8.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.77%) Confluence
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.08%) MS Office
4 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (1.54%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.77%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.77%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.77%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (6.92%) JIRA
3 4 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.54%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 15 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Billing
3 5 (3.85%) Banking
3 5 (3.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Automotive
5 2 (1.54%) Local Government
5 2 (1.54%) Publishing
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Avionics
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Front Office
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Military
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (51.54%) Analyst
2 57 (43.85%) Business Analyst
3 32 (24.62%) Requirements Engineer
4 16 (12.31%) Architect
5 12 (9.23%) Digital Analyst
6 11 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.62%) Business IT Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.85%) Consultant
12 5 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
13 4 (3.08%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) Web Services
2 3 (2.31%) HTML
3 2 (1.54%) CSS
3 2 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.77%) GWT
4 1 (0.77%) Spring
4 1 (0.77%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.08%) Smart Meter
2 4 (3.08%) User Experience
3 2 (1.54%) Blog
3 2 (1.54%) EPoS
3 2 (1.54%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (0.77%) APACS
4 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.77%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.77%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.77%) Social Media
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 36 (27.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (22.31%) UML
5 28 (21.54%) Scrum
6 22 (16.92%) User Stories
7 18 (13.85%) Process Improvement
8 15 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (10.77%) Business Process Mapping
9 14 (10.77%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 13 (10.00%) BPMN
10 13 (10.00%) SysML
11 12 (9.23%) Use Case
12 11 (8.46%) SDLC
12 11 (8.46%) Waterfall
13 10 (7.69%) Change Management
13 10 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (7.69%) Time Management
14 9 (6.92%) BDD
14 9 (6.92%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) C
2 8 (6.15%) Java
2 8 (6.15%) SQL
3 2 (1.54%) C#
3 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) C++
4 1 (0.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.31%) ISEB
3 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.69%) Degree
5 9 (6.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.54%) CBAP
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.77%) MiFID
2 1 (0.77%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (7.69%) HP
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.85%) IBM
4 4 (3.08%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.08%) CA
4 4 (3.08%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.54%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.77%) Apple
6 1 (0.77%) Google
6 1 (0.77%) Luciad
6 1 (0.77%) Pegasus