The table below looks at the statistics for RequisitePro skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RequisitePro over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 600 564 562
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 16 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 16
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£470 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £671 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £370 -
% change year-on-year
+27.02% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7350 6049 6075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.64% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5006 3900 3591
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 145 227
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

RequisitePro
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RequisitePro Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RequisitePro
Daily Rate Trend

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

RequisitePro Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RequisitePro
Hourly Rate Trend

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

RequisitePro Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RequisitePro
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RequisitePro within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
England -30 15 £470 +38.23% 4
London +4 9 £400 +29.03% 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £523 -
Northampton - 3 £523 -
East Midlands - 3 £523 -
City of London +19 2 - - 1
South East - 1 - -
Guildford - - - -
North West - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 13 (38.24%) UML
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Use Case
4 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
4 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) MS Office
5 7 (20.59%) SOAP
5 7 (20.59%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) RUP
5 7 (20.59%) HP
5 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) System Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Degree
5 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
5 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Rational Functional Tester
6 6 (17.65%) Essbase
6 6 (17.65%) Rational Robot
6 6 (17.65%) VB
6 6 (17.65%) J2EE
6 6 (17.65%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) MS Project
7 5 (14.71%) VisionPLUS
7 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) WebSphere

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
2 6 (17.65%) Rational Robot
2 6 (17.65%) Rational Functional Tester
3 4 (11.76%) JUnit
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Military
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Testing Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Requirements Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) SOAP
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) J2EE
3 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) W3C
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) UML
2 11 (32.35%) Use Case
3 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (20.59%) System Testing
3 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
3 7 (20.59%) RUP
3 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) V-Model
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 2 (5.88%) SysML
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) PL/SQL
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) VB
3 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) COBIT
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 7 (20.59%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) TSYS
5 1 (2.94%) EMC
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