The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 564 588 550
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -38
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 55 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.58% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 42
Median daily rate £435 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -2.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.40%
ClearQuest
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8410 7436 6715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.86% 14.30% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5688 4960 4524
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 163 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in England

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in England

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in England

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in England

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -10 19 £450 -
South East +13 13 £388 -6.62%
London -7 13 £450 +36.98%
Yorkshire +1 4 £425 -5.55%
North West - 4 £400 -
East of England - 2 - -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 England region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 73 (59.84%) ClearCase
2 65 (53.28%) Oracle
3 54 (44.26%) Java
4 50 (40.98%) JIRA
5 45 (36.89%) Git (software)
6 41 (33.61%) Unix
7 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (31.97%) SQL
9 37 (30.33%) Oracle OWB
10 35 (28.69%) Maven
10 35 (28.69%) Perl
11 34 (27.87%) Linux
12 32 (26.23%) Waterfall
13 31 (25.41%) Security Cleared
13 31 (25.41%) Windows
13 31 (25.41%) RUP
13 31 (25.41%) IBM
13 31 (25.41%) Jenkins
14 30 (24.59%) Web Services
15 29 (23.77%) Shell Script
15 29 (23.77%) Configuration Management
15 29 (23.77%) SC Cleared
15 29 (23.77%) Confluence
15 29 (23.77%) Spring
15 29 (23.77%) Project Planning
16 27 (22.13%) Software Architecture
16 27 (22.13%) Oracle Database
17 25 (20.49%) UML
18 24 (19.67%) PL/SQL
18 24 (19.67%) WebLogic

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.77%) Confluence
2 24 (19.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (6.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.10%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.46%) Documentum
7 2 (1.64%) Apache
7 2 (1.64%) JBoss
7 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.82%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) Firewall
1 8 (6.56%) LDAP
2 6 (4.92%) Internet
3 5 (4.10%) SSL
4 3 (2.46%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.33%) Oracle OWB
2 27 (22.13%) Oracle Database
3 18 (14.75%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (12.30%) MongoDB
5 11 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
7 9 (7.38%) RDBMS
8 8 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (5.74%) DB2
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.64%) MySQL
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (0.82%) GIS
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 73 (59.84%) ClearCase
2 50 (40.98%) JIRA
3 45 (36.89%) Git (software)
4 35 (28.69%) Maven
5 31 (25.41%) Jenkins
6 22 (18.03%) PVCS
7 20 (16.39%) Subversion
8 19 (15.57%) Ant
8 19 (15.57%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (13.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (13.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (13.11%) Bitbucket
11 13 (10.66%) JUnit
12 12 (9.84%) FishEye
13 11 (9.02%) Artifactory
13 11 (9.02%) GitLab
13 11 (9.02%) JIRA Agile
14 10 (8.20%) Eclipse
14 10 (8.20%) Toad
15 7 (5.74%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Architect
2 27 (22.13%) Developer
3 26 (21.31%) Software Architect
4 15 (12.30%) Configuration Manager
5 12 (9.84%) Java Architect
5 12 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Java Software Architect
6 11 (9.02%) Software Configuration Manager
6 11 (9.02%) Software Manager
6 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Administrator
7 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Support
8 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.56%) ClearCase Support
9 8 (6.56%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Java Technical Architect
11 6 (4.92%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) Web Services
2 29 (23.77%) Spring
3 22 (18.03%) HTML
3 22 (18.03%) J2EE
4 21 (17.21%) XML
5 19 (15.57%) Apache CXF
6 17 (13.93%) JSP
7 16 (13.11%) Spring Boot
8 15 (12.30%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (10.66%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.20%) .NET
10 10 (8.20%) Struts
11 9 (7.38%) Servlets
11 9 (7.38%) SOAP
12 8 (6.56%) CSS
13 6 (4.92%) Apache Flex
14 5 (4.10%) CGI
14 5 (4.10%) Java EE
15 4 (3.28%) ELK Stack
15 4 (3.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.46%) Fintech
5 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.61%) Unix
2 34 (27.87%) Linux
3 31 (25.41%) Windows
4 22 (18.03%) AIX
5 11 (9.02%) Windows Server
6 10 (8.20%) Solaris
7 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.23%) Waterfall
3 31 (25.41%) RUP
4 29 (23.77%) Configuration Management
4 29 (23.77%) Project Planning
5 27 (22.13%) Software Architecture
6 25 (20.49%) UML
7 23 (18.85%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (18.85%) OO
8 20 (16.39%) Defect Tracking
8 20 (16.39%) OOP
9 18 (14.75%) ITIL
10 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.66%) ETL
11 13 (10.66%) Service Management
12 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.20%) Automated Testing
13 10 (8.20%) Workflow
14 9 (7.38%) SDLC
15 8 (6.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) Java
2 39 (31.97%) SQL
3 35 (28.69%) Perl
4 29 (23.77%) Shell Script
5 24 (19.67%) PL/SQL
6 13 (10.66%) VB
7 9 (7.38%) C
8 7 (5.74%) C++
8 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.74%) R
9 6 (4.92%) PHP
9 6 (4.92%) VB6
10 3 (2.46%) C#
11 2 (1.64%) Jython
11 2 (1.64%) Python
12 1 (0.82%) Magik
12 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.20%) OCPJP
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (8.20%) Sun Certification
4 9 (7.38%) Degree
5 5 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Docker
1 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) Samba
2 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) Puppet
2 5 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.28%) Grafana
3 4 (3.28%) Graphite
3 4 (3.28%) WSUS
4 2 (1.64%) Ansible
4 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (53.28%) Oracle
2 31 (25.41%) IBM
3 18 (14.75%) Atlassian
4 16 (13.11%) WSO2
5 11 (9.02%) BEA
5 11 (9.02%) BMC
6 7 (5.74%) Informatica
7 6 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.92%) webMethods
8 5 (4.10%) HP
8 5 (4.10%) Pega
8 5 (4.10%) VMware
9 4 (3.28%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.82%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.82%) VocaLink