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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 576 522 542
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +20
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 22 99 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 1.31% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 50 41
Median daily rate £563 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £46.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
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
7637 7561 6727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.59% 14.96% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5134 5108 4718
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 159 113
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.77 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £51.05
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 8 December 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 8 December 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
London -11 10 £575 +69.36% 1
West Midlands -29 8 £550 +39.24%
North West +8 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 61 (76.25%) ClearCase
2 35 (43.75%) Oracle
3 32 (40.00%) Unix
4 30 (37.50%) Linux
5 27 (33.75%) AIX
6 26 (32.50%) Perl
7 25 (31.25%) SQL
8 24 (30.00%) Java
8 24 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 23 (28.75%) IBM
9 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
10 22 (27.50%) Waterfall
11 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
11 21 (26.25%) Subversion
11 21 (26.25%) JIRA
11 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
11 21 (26.25%) RUP
12 20 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
13 19 (23.75%) Project Planning
13 19 (23.75%) Maven
13 19 (23.75%) Puppet
14 17 (21.25%) Software Architecture
15 16 (20.00%) Finance
15 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (18.75%) Spring
16 15 (18.75%) JUnit
17 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (17.50%) Sonatype Nexus
18 13 (16.25%) Confluence
18 13 (16.25%) PL/SQL

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 13 (16.25%) Confluence
2 11 (13.75%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 3 (3.75%) Documentum
6 2 (2.50%) CMS
6 2 (2.50%) JBoss
7 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) LDAP
2 10 (12.50%) DNS
2 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.00%) SSL
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
2 8 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.75%) DB2
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.50%) MySQL
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Navigator
7 2 (2.50%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 61 (76.25%) ClearCase
2 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
3 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
3 21 (26.25%) JIRA
3 21 (26.25%) Subversion
4 19 (23.75%) Maven
5 15 (18.75%) JUnit
6 14 (17.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (15.00%) Selenium
8 11 (13.75%) Apache Ivy
9 10 (12.50%) Ant
10 7 (8.75%) Bitbucket
11 6 (7.50%) SoapUI
12 5 (6.25%) CA Gen
13 4 (5.00%) Artifactory
14 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (3.75%) Toad
14 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Architect
2 17 (21.25%) Software Architect
3 12 (15.00%) Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Administrator
5 8 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
5 8 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Java Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Java Software Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Database Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
7 5 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) ClearCase Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Configuration Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Software Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Sybase Developer
9 3 (3.75%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) Spring
2 12 (15.00%) HTML
3 11 (13.75%) J2EE
3 11 (13.75%) Web Services
3 11 (13.75%) XML
4 9 (11.25%) Spring Boot
5 8 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (10.00%) SOAP
6 7 (8.75%) JSP
7 6 (7.50%) .NET
7 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.25%) CGI
8 5 (6.25%) CSS
8 5 (6.25%) Java EE
9 4 (5.00%) ADO
10 3 (3.75%) Apache Flex
10 3 (3.75%) COM
10 3 (3.75%) ELK Stack
10 3 (3.75%) Swagger
10 3 (3.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Fintech
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) RIA
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Unix
2 30 (37.50%) Linux
3 27 (33.75%) AIX
4 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
5 8 (10.00%) Solaris
5 8 (10.00%) Windows
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Waterfall
2 21 (26.25%) Configuration Management
2 21 (26.25%) RUP
3 19 (23.75%) Project Planning
4 17 (21.25%) Software Architecture
5 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (13.75%) DevOps
8 10 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (12.50%) ITIL
9 8 (10.00%) UML
10 7 (8.75%) OO
11 6 (7.50%) Target Operating Model
11 6 (7.50%) Use Case
12 5 (6.25%) ETL
12 5 (6.25%) Open Source
12 5 (6.25%) SDLC
13 4 (5.00%) Data Modelling
13 4 (5.00%) OOD
13 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Perl
2 25 (31.25%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.25%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.00%) C#
6 6 (7.50%) VB
7 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.75%) C++
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.75%) VB6
10 1 (1.25%) Clojure
10 1 (1.25%) Jython
10 1 (1.25%) Python
10 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.75%) OCPJP
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
1 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (23.75%) Puppet
2 11 (13.75%) Ansible
2 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.75%) Grafana
4 3 (3.75%) Graphite
4 3 (3.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Oracle
2 23 (28.75%) IBM
3 10 (12.50%) WSO2
4 8 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 8 (10.00%) BEA
5 6 (7.50%) Informatica
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.50%) webMethods
6 5 (6.25%) HP
7 4 (5.00%) Pega
7 4 (5.00%) Sybase
8 3 (3.75%) Sonatype
8 3 (3.75%) VMware
9 1 (1.25%) Splunk
9 1 (1.25%) VocaLink