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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 583 596
Rank change year-on-year +44 +13  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 55 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.079% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 23
England median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
10th Percentile £189 £315 £251
90th Percentile £575 £475 £434
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
England median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
South East +28 19 £475 +11.76% 2
London +13 16 £421 -6.38% 6
South West +3 9 £433 -3.88% 4
East of England - 5 - -
North of England +57 4 £385 -9.41% 6
Yorkshire +20 2 £405 -4.70% 5
North West +24 1 £340 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +15 1 - -
Midlands +4 1 - -
North East - 1 £385 -
Requirements Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Degree
3 33 (26.83%) Scrum
4 28 (22.76%) Business Analysis
5 27 (21.95%) Requirements Management
5 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
6 24 (19.51%) JIRA
6 24 (19.51%) Process Improvement
6 24 (19.51%) MS Visio
7 23 (18.70%) Rational DOORS
8 22 (17.89%) Atlassian
9 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
10 18 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (14.63%) Coaching
10 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (14.63%) ITIL
11 17 (13.82%) HP
11 17 (13.82%) CA
11 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (13.82%) CA Agile Central
11 17 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
12 16 (13.01%) Data Analysis
12 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.20%) Use Case
14 14 (11.38%) Change Management
15 13 (10.57%) UML
15 13 (10.57%) Scenario Testing
16 12 (9.76%) Finance
17 11 (8.94%) User Stories

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 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.50%) Confluence
3 3 (2.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (19.51%) MS Visio
2 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.81%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.07%) Office 365
2 4 (3.25%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.44%) Yammer
4 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Skype
1 3 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.81%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.81%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 24 (19.51%) JIRA
2 23 (18.70%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.81%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.07%) Electronics
3 3 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Military
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (43.09%) Analyst
2 51 (41.46%) Business Analyst
3 31 (25.20%) Requirements Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Architect
5 10 (8.13%) DOORS Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) QC Engineer
5 10 (8.13%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) ERP Business Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) Lead Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.44%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.44%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) Web Services
2 4 (3.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.44%) Node.js
4 2 (1.63%) Middleware
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.81%) JAX-WS
5 1 (0.81%) JPA
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) JSF
5 1 (0.81%) JSON
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) XML
5 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.44%) User Experience
3 2 (1.63%) Fintech
3 2 (1.63%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.63%) NHS
3 2 (1.63%) Robotics
3 2 (1.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.81%) APACS
4 1 (0.81%) Blog
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
2 6 (4.88%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.83%) Scrum
3 28 (22.76%) Business Analysis
4 27 (21.95%) Requirements Management
5 24 (19.51%) Process Improvement
6 18 (14.63%) Coaching
6 18 (14.63%) ITIL
7 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
7 17 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (13.01%) Data Analysis
8 16 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.20%) Use Case
10 14 (11.38%) Change Management
11 13 (10.57%) Scenario Testing
11 13 (10.57%) UML
12 11 (8.94%) User Stories
13 10 (8.13%) Business Process Modelling
14 9 (7.32%) BDD
14 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) C
3 2 (1.63%) C++
3 2 (1.63%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (28.46%) Degree
2 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
3 21 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) ISEB
4 6 (4.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.25%) IIBA
7 3 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.44%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.81%) MCSE
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) XenApp
2 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (14.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.81%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Atlassian
2 17 (13.82%) CA
2 17 (13.82%) CA Agile Central
2 17 (13.82%) HP
3 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.25%) Citrix
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle
6 2 (1.63%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.63%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.81%) Apple
7 1 (0.81%) AppSense
7 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Siebel
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
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