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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 576 536 543
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +7
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 11 8 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.017% 0.074%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.15% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 25
Average daily rate £393 £280 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.26% -34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £272 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £348 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £34.33 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.33 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.43%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 11 £393 +40.26%
London -24 5 £485 +73.21%
City of London - 4 £504 -
South East - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) Finance
1 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) Use Case
3 12 (30.00%) UML
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Requirements Management
5 9 (22.50%) Degree
5 9 (22.50%) MS Office
5 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
6 8 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
7 7 (17.50%) RUP
7 7 (17.50%) Unified Process
7 7 (17.50%) Automotive
7 7 (17.50%) Back Office
7 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (15.00%) Essbase
8 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 6 (15.00%) VB
8 6 (15.00%) J2EE
8 6 (15.00%) ISEB
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
9 5 (12.50%) Rational Rose
9 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
9 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (10.00%) Equities
10 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Automotive
2 7 (17.50%) Back Office
3 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Retail
6 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.50%) Front Office
7 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Analyst
2 26 (65.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Migration Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Data Migration Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Equities
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) PMI
2 2 (5.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) Use Case
3 12 (30.00%) UML
4 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Requirements Management
6 8 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) RUP
7 7 (17.50%) Unified Process
8 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.50%) Change Management
10 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
11 2 (5.00%) Project Governance
11 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Migration
11 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
12 1 (2.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
3 6 (15.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) BT
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Murex
5 1 (2.50%) Calypso
5 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.50%) Casewise