Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 725 768 784
Rank change year-on-year +43 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 130 103 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 80 58
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +3.03%
10th Percentile £326 £235 £310
90th Percentile £587 £544 £650
UK median daily rate £442 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -1.17% +5.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
England median hourly rate £45.39 £55.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.47% +18.28% +36.76%
10th Percentile £41.97 £55.00 £45.75
90th Percentile £50.06 £55.00 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £45.39 £55.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -17.47% +18.28% +36.76%

Requirements Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80294 81883 85035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.16% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54019 54581 56048
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1877 2118 2511
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.39 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Requirements Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineering in England

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Engineering in England

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Engineering in England

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Engineering in England

Requirements Engineering
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 Engineering within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
London +23 67 £525 +16.67% 3
South East +21 27 £400 -9.09%
North of England +52 18 £420 -6.67% 5
Yorkshire +17 10 £425 -17.48% 1
East of England -6 8 - -
South West -23 8 £256 -6.82% 1
North West +26 5 £380 -7.88% 2
North East +67 3 £385 +18.46% 2
Midlands +2 2 £460 -3.16% 1
West Midlands +13 1 £460 +3.37%
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
Requirements Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.08%) Business Analysis
3 45 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (31.54%) GAP Analysis
5 39 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 34 (26.15%) SC Cleared
7 30 (23.08%) MS Visio
8 28 (21.54%) Progress
8 28 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (20.00%) Finance
10 25 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (16.92%) Analytics
11 22 (16.92%) Waterfall
12 21 (16.15%) Scrum
13 20 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 19 (14.62%) Data Analytics
15 18 (13.85%) Target Operating Model
15 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
16 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (13.08%) CRM
17 16 (12.31%) Change Management
17 16 (12.31%) User Stories
18 15 (11.54%) SDLC
18 15 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
18 15 (11.54%) Project Management
19 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
20 13 (10.00%) JIRA
21 12 (9.23%) Degree
21 12 (9.23%) Data Mapping
21 12 (9.23%) BDD

Requirements Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.38%) Confluence
1 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (8.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.08%) Temenos Globus
2 4 (3.08%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.31%) Office 365
2 3 (2.31%) Slack
2 3 (2.31%) Trello
3 2 (1.54%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.54%) Yammer
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.54%) Skype
3 1 (0.77%) Link 16
3 1 (0.77%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (10.00%) JIRA
3 4 (3.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.31%) VectorCAST
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Banking
2 8 (6.15%) Electronics
3 7 (5.38%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.85%) Private Banking
6 4 (3.08%) Retail
6 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.31%) Avionics
7 3 (2.31%) Front Office
7 3 (2.31%) Marketing
8 2 (1.54%) Back Office
8 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.54%) Military
9 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (74.62%) Analyst
1 97 (74.62%) Business Analyst
2 14 (10.77%) Agile Business Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 11 (8.46%) Data Business Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Architect
7 6 (4.62%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 6 (4.62%) Project Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.85%) Requirements Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Strategy Analyst
8 5 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Product Business Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) XML
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.77%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (5.38%) NHS
4 7 (5.38%) User Experience
5 4 (3.08%) Robotics
6 3 (2.31%) Derivative
7 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.54%) Fintech
7 2 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.31%) VxWorks
4 2 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.08%) Business Analysis
3 45 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (31.54%) GAP Analysis
5 28 (21.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (16.92%) Analytics
6 22 (16.92%) Waterfall
7 21 (16.15%) Scrum
8 20 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 19 (14.62%) Data Analytics
10 18 (13.85%) Target Operating Model
11 17 (13.08%) CRM
12 16 (12.31%) Change Management
12 16 (12.31%) User Stories
13 15 (11.54%) Project Management
13 15 (11.54%) SDLC
14 12 (9.23%) BDD
14 12 (9.23%) Data Management
14 12 (9.23%) Data Modelling
14 12 (9.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.15%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) C++
3 4 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (1.54%) C
4 2 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (26.15%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.23%) Degree
4 11 (8.46%) ISEB
5 4 (3.08%) IIBA
6 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.54%) HND
8 1 (0.77%) CISSP
8 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) MCSE
8 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.77%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.69%) GDPR
3 7 (5.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.08%) MIL-STD-1553
4 4 (3.08%) QA
5 3 (2.31%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) XenApp
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) AppDNA
1 1 (0.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) Progress
2 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.08%) Blue Prism
3 4 (3.08%) Temenos
4 3 (2.31%) Citrix
4 3 (2.31%) IBM
4 3 (2.31%) SAP
5 1 (0.77%) AppSense
5 1 (0.77%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.77%) CA
5 1 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.77%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.77%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle
5 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.77%) Siebel
5 1 (0.77%) Wind River