The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.39% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £330
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.50% 10.80% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 6
Average daily rate £325 £298 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ClearQuest
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft