The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 204 214 209
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.96% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £453 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.86% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £369 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £565 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
796 833 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.30% 11.46% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 616 499
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
2 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) FIXML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Murex
2 1 (16.67%) Fidessa
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO