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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 595 557 568
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 19 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.040% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 16
Average daily rate
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£470 £310 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.61% -32.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £310 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £26.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.66% -17.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £26.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+47.66% -17.69%

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
7331 6242 6395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.84% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4863 4041 3561
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 £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 125 228
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +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
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 23 September 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 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 23 September 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 -22 18 £470 +51.61% 2
Essex -4 8 £290 -
East of England -20 8 £290 -
London 0 4 £395 +27.41%
Northampton - 1 £470 -
City of London - 1 £320 -
East Midlands - 1 £470 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £470 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (55.17%) Use Case
2 9 (31.03%) VB
2 9 (31.03%) J2EE
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Essbase
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) UML
5 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
7 4 (13.79%) Military
7 4 (13.79%) Information Security
7 4 (13.79%) ISEB
7 4 (13.79%) RUP
7 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Firmware
7 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) V-Model
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
9 2 (6.90%) WebSphere

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Essbase
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Military
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Use Case
2 7 (24.14%) UML
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
4 4 (13.79%) V-Model
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) RUP
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Project Governance
7 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) TSYS
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco