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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Engineering
UK / England
Rank 504 578 548
Rank change year-on-year +74 -30  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 70 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.071% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 23
Median daily rate £380 £375 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -15.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £406
% change year-on-year -5.40% -8.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.47 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.02% +29.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.47 £36.25
% change year-on-year -34.02% +25.43%  

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 34360 40698 38684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.96% 80.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22779 27017 24364
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1001 1130
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
London +41 21 £425 -6.84% 4
South West +17 19 £355 +1.42% 3
South East +38 18 £319 -33.76%
East of England +1 6 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands +11 2 £481 +49.06%
East Midlands +1 2 £368 -10.90% 1
North West +28 1 £277 -14.92% 2
Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Requirements Engineering
UK

Requirements Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.80%) Business Analysis
3 37 (29.60%) Scrum
4 28 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (19.20%) Degree
5 24 (19.20%) Security Cleared
6 20 (16.00%) Process Improvement
6 20 (16.00%) UML
7 19 (15.20%) User Stories
8 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (12.80%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (12.80%) Requirements Management
9 16 (12.80%) Use Case
10 15 (12.00%) Atlassian
10 15 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 15 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
10 15 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
10 15 (12.00%) HP
11 14 (11.20%) MS Visio
11 14 (11.20%) Web Services
11 14 (11.20%) JIRA
12 13 (10.40%) Finance
13 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
13 12 (9.60%) ITIL
13 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
14 11 (8.80%) Coaching
15 10 (8.00%) SDLC
15 10 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
15 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2

Requirements Engineering
Top Related 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 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.80%) Confluence
3 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.20%) MS Visio
2 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.60%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.80%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.60%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.80%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (11.20%) JIRA
3 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.60%) Robot Framework
4 2 (1.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Billing
3 4 (3.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Automotive
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (51.20%) Analyst
2 56 (44.80%) Business Analyst
3 28 (22.40%) Requirements Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) Digital Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Digital Business Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Business IT Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) IT Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Process Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.20%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) HTML
3 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.60%) CSS
3 2 (1.60%) jQuery
3 2 (1.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.80%) GWT
4 1 (0.80%) Spring
4 1 (0.80%) XML
4 1 (0.80%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.20%) User Experience
3 2 (1.60%) Blog
3 2 (1.60%) EPoS
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (1.60%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.80%) APACS
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.80%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
4 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.80%) Linux
2 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.80%) Solaris
2 1 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.80%) Business Analysis
3 37 (29.60%) Scrum
4 28 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 20 (16.00%) UML
6 19 (15.20%) User Stories
7 16 (12.80%) Requirements Management
7 16 (12.80%) Use Case
8 15 (12.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 15 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.60%) ITIL
10 11 (8.80%) Coaching
11 10 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.00%) SDLC
11 10 (8.00%) Workflow
12 9 (7.20%) Change Management
13 8 (6.40%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.40%) C
2 5 (4.00%) SQL
3 4 (3.20%) Java
4 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.80%) C++
5 1 (0.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) Degree
1 24 (19.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.20%) ISEB
4 8 (6.40%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.80%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Atlassian
1 15 (12.00%) HP
2 10 (8.00%) CA
2 10 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) IBM
5 2 (1.60%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.80%) Apple
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) Luciad
6 1 (0.80%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.80%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) VMware