The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Requirements Engineering
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £370 £400
% change year-on-year -4.05% -7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 484 509 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.32% 75.63% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 273 276
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Engineering in Hertfordshire

Requirements Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
St Albans - 2 - -
Requirements Engineering
East of England

Requirements Engineering
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) EPoS
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Requirements Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) UML Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) UML Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB