The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 572 549 550
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 22 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.041% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
Average daily rate
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£320 £345 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £309 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £37.78 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.56% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £30.10 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £40.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £27.63 £34.16
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -19.10%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7079 5903 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 3699 3587
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 220
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2014.

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 12 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 31 July 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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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 -26 22 £320 -7.24% 4
Essex +12 13 £263 -
East of England -9 13 £263 -
London +2 3 £313 -9.42% 2
City of London +23 1 £320 -19.74% 2
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (65.52%) Use Case
2 11 (37.93%) VB
2 11 (37.93%) J2EE
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Essbase
3 7 (24.14%) UML
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) IBM
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
5 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.24%) ISEB
5 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) V-Model
6 4 (13.79%) Firmware
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Windows
6 4 (13.79%) RUP
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Vista
6 4 (13.79%) Military
7 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.90%) Biometrics
8 2 (6.90%) BT

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Essbase
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Military
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) Biometrics
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Use Case
2 7 (24.14%) UML
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Requirements Management
4 4 (13.79%) RUP
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) V-Model
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) VB
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) BT
3 2 (6.90%) TSYS
4 1 (3.45%) EMC