Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 138 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -27
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 7 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Leeds median daily rate £425 £525 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +43.84% -21.51%
10th Percentile £323 £377 £354
90th Percentile £451 £538 £443
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £525 £365
% change year-on-year -19.05% +43.84% -21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1950 2301 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.02% 87.72% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1553 1983
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £266
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.20 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineering in Leeds

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Engineering in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) BPMN
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) SFIA
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (14.29%) Slack
5 1 (14.29%) Trello
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) People Management

Requirements Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Slack
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) BPMN
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Progress