Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 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
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 180 215
Rank change year-on-year -9 +35 -15
Contract jobs citing Requirements Engineering 8 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.52% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 8
South West median daily rate £256 £275 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -35.79% -1.83%
10th Percentile £171 £210 £310
90th Percentile £495 £471 £530
England median daily rate £450 £449 £425
% change year-on-year +0.28% +5.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4528 4592 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.34% 79.89% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2855 3088 3565
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £257 £238 £255
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.00 £14.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

Requirements Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Requirements Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Engineering in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Engineering in the South West

Requirements Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Cornwall - 3 £173 -
Dorset -5 2 - -
Bristol -8 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Wiltshire 0 1 £450 - 1
Requirements Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for Requirements Engineering.

1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) IIBA
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Private Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Requirements Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) IIBA
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA