Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Requirements Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 842 870
Rank change year-on-year +3 +28 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Requirements Engineer 6 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 3
England median daily rate £420 £275 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.73% -37.14% +8.70%
10th Percentile £356 £208 £344
90th Percentile £484 £471 £478
UK median daily rate £393 £275 £438
% change year-on-year +42.73% -37.14% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -4.65% +13.76%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -4.65% +13.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89509 90357 98387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.69% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59937 59489 63776
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.94% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2598 2983 3771
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Requirements Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Requirements Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineer in England

Requirements Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Engineer in England

Requirements Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Engineer in England over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Engineer in England

Requirements Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Engineer in England

Requirements Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +55 3 - -
North West +11 3 - -
South West -14 2 £340 +29.52%
London - 1 £500 -
Requirements Engineer
UK

Requirements Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Requirements Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Requirements Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Avionics
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Military
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) HND
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MIL-STD-1553
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Product Breakdown Structure
5 1 (16.67%) Link 16
5 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Requirements Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Link 16
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Product Breakdown Structure
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scorecard
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM