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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 197 222 210
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.58% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
792 864 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.00% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 641 533
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) COM+
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Murex
2 1 (14.29%) Fidessa
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO