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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 187 200 186
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.61% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £282 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £709
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -
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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
693 819 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 13.50% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 624 553
Average daily rate £425 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015, 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Navigator
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Swing Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Struts
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) JAXB
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Grails
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) XQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat