The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 120 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
-14.48% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+24.33% -
ClearQuest
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 224 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.97% 9.07% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 110 109
Average daily rate £355 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +73.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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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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
Reading - 3 £450 -
ClearQuest
South East

ClearQuest
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JSF
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM