The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 105 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.040% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.40%
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
253 219 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.50% 8.69% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 138 100
Median daily rate £413 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +30 10 £388 -13.88%
ClearQuest
South East

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
3 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
4 10 (66.67%) IBM
4 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 10 (66.67%) Unix
5 9 (60.00%) AIX
6 8 (53.33%) Solaris
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) CGI
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) DB2
7 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) Release Management
8 4 (26.67%) Ant
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) Maven
9 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (13.33%) Banking
11 1 (6.67%) Subversion
11 1 (6.67%) Selenium
11 1 (6.67%) Use Case
11 1 (6.67%) Finance
11 1 (6.67%) JUnit
11 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 1 (6.67%) DNS

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
2 4 (26.67%) Ant
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Software Configuration Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 4 (26.67%) ClearCase Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Software Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CGI
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 10 (66.67%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle