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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational RequisitePro
Rank 578 563 541
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 17 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £523 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -

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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -32 17 £400 +8.10% 3
London +17 13 £400 +37.33% 3
City of London +7 3 £500 +73.91% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £523 -
Northamptonshire -12 3 £523 -
Uxbridge - 3 £315 -
South East -20 1 - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Reading - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -

RequisitePro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (48.72%) IBM
2 17 (43.59%) UML
3 15 (38.46%) Use Case
4 14 (35.90%) Finance
5 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 8 (20.51%) RUP
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) SOAP
7 7 (17.95%) XML
7 7 (17.95%) Firmware
7 7 (17.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (17.95%) HP
7 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
7 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 7 (17.95%) V-Model
7 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
7 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
8 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
8 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.38%) Essbase
8 6 (15.38%) Military
8 6 (15.38%) Rational Robot
8 6 (15.38%) VB

RequisitePro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
2 6 (15.38%) Rational Robot
3 4 (10.26%) JUnit
4 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Military
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Testing Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) SOAP
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) J2EE
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) W3C
3 3 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.56%) PMI
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) UML
2 15 (38.46%) Use Case
3 8 (20.51%) RUP
4 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) System Testing
4 7 (17.95%) V-Model
4 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security
7 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.69%) Business Development
9 2 (5.13%) SysML
9 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) VB
3 5 (12.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) IBM
2 7 (17.95%) HP
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 5 (12.82%) TSYS
5 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
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