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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 607 578 538
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -40
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 6 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.081% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £318 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £351 -
% change year-on-year
+20.99% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £85.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.63
% change year-on-year
- +30.29%

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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RequisitePro within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

RequisitePro Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 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 3 July 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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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 -39 6 £338 +6.29% 1
London -12 4 £275 -13.04%
South East -12 2 £425 +34.92%
Docklands, London - 2 £275 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £400 -

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
3 5 (45.45%) Rational Robot
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 3 (27.27%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) CaliberRM
5 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) HP UFT
1 5 (45.45%) Rational Robot
1 5 (45.45%) Rational Functional Tester
1 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (18.18%) CaliberRM
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Testing Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Testing Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 1 (9.09%) GIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
1 5 (45.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) V-Model
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft