The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 193 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 2 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% - 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£383 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 £330
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -14.77%
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%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
793 819 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 11.56% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 613 606
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 31 July 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 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) CMMI
4 2 (22.22%) Samba
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) RUP
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (11.11%) Toad
3 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DBA
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) PowerBuilder Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JPA
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) FIXML
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) RUP
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) CMMI
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Murex
3 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
3 1 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects