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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 164 211 203
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.034% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.26% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.43% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80
ClearQuest
London

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
621 780 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.34% 13.14% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 633 634
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

ClearQuest
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle