The table below looks at the statistics for RequisitePro skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RequisitePro over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 587 559 548
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 2 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +12.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 -
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £85.00 £39.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% +47.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- +47.66%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7444 6584 5761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.01% 13.08% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4958 4264 3771
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 119 122
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

RequisitePro
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RequisitePro across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

RequisitePro Jobs Demand Trend in England

RequisitePro
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RequisitePro across the England region.

RequisitePro Daily Rate Trend in England

RequisitePro
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RequisitePro across the England region.

RequisitePro Hourly Rate Trend in England

RequisitePro
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RequisitePro within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 1 - -
South East -19 1 £450 +42.85%
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UK

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RequisitePro also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RequisitePro.

1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (55.56%) System Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 5 (55.56%) Rational Robot
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) MS Project
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Document Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RequisitePro also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RequisitePro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
1 5 (55.56%) Rational Robot
1 5 (55.56%) Rational Functional Tester
1 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) CaliberRM
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Testing Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Testing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) System Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft