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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 594 548 532
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -16
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 5 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.042% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.072% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
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£375 £411 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +46.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £295 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £550 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £301 -
% change year-on-year
+33.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.88 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.88 -

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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 11 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 27 March 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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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 -26 5 £375 -8.81%
London -6 4 £350 -32.95%
Surrey - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £400 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Dorking - - - -

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (69.57%) IBM
2 15 (65.22%) UML
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (39.13%) System Testing
4 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
4 9 (39.13%) Functional Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 9 (39.13%) SOAP
4 9 (39.13%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (34.78%) Rational Robot
5 8 (34.78%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Rational Functional Tester
6 7 (30.43%) RUP
7 6 (26.09%) MS Project
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Use Case
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) JUnit
8 5 (21.74%) W3C
9 4 (17.39%) Firmware
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
2 8 (34.78%) Rational Functional Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Rational Robot
3 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.70%) Rational Rose
5 1 (4.35%) CaliberRM
5 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Testing Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) GIS Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) SOAP
1 9 (39.13%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) W3C
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) UML
2 10 (43.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (39.13%) System Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Functional Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 7 (30.43%) RUP
5 6 (26.09%) Use Case
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Management
7 4 (17.39%) V-Model
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Unified Process
8 3 (13.04%) Business Development
8 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) OOD
9 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) TSYS
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft