The first table below looks at the demand for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 23 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 for the Berkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - - 131
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £385
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -25.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.40 £37.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -2.45%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
270 265 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.53% 10.54% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 103 82
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
ClearQuest
South East

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the Berkshire region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Berkshire region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ClearQuest 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 ClearQuest.

1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ClearQuest 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 ClearQuest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian