The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for RequisitePro skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RequisitePro over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Rational RequisitePro
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 647 621
Contract jobs citing RequisitePro 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.013% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

RequisitePro is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7833 7833 7014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 5237 4483
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 186 130
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

RequisitePro
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RequisitePro as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for RequisitePro in the UK

RequisitePro
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RequisitePro.

Contractor daily rate trend for RequisitePro in the UK

RequisitePro
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RequisitePro.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RequisitePro in the UK