The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for Requirements Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Engineering over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Requirements Engineering
North West / Cumbria
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria - 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +17.56% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.47 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.47 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +21.25%  

Requirements Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cumbria
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 35 68 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 83.33% 77.27% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 16
Median daily rate £390 £355 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 40
Median hourly rate £53.00 £47.39 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £42.73 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £80.00 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cumbria citing Requirements Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineering in Cumbria

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering in Cumbria.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Engineering in Cumbria