The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 542 526 519
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 60 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 21
Average daily rate £345 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.67% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £46.38 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.74% +22.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +22.35%
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
7055 6386 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 4358 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 116 118
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £46.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +12 24 £350 - 1
London -8 17 £371 -24.23% 2
South East -8 13 £303 +0.83%
North West - 4 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 124 (83.78%) ClearCase
2 94 (63.51%) Unix
3 70 (47.30%) SQL
4 58 (39.19%) Oracle
5 57 (38.51%) Linux
6 50 (33.78%) Shell Script
7 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
8 46 (31.08%) IBM
9 42 (28.38%) Perl
9 42 (28.38%) Java
9 42 (28.38%) Waterfall
10 41 (27.70%) RUP
10 41 (27.70%) Oracle OWB
11 39 (26.35%) Informatica
11 39 (26.35%) Project Planning
12 38 (25.68%) Software Architecture
13 35 (23.65%) Pega
14 34 (22.97%) AIX
14 34 (22.97%) PL/SQL
15 31 (20.95%) DB2
16 28 (18.92%) Configuration Management
16 28 (18.92%) Subversion
16 28 (18.92%) JIRA
17 27 (18.24%) J2EE
18 26 (17.57%) WebLogic
18 26 (17.57%) XML
18 26 (17.57%) webMethods
18 26 (17.57%) BEA
18 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
19 24 (16.22%) CA Gen

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (17.57%) WebLogic
2 18 (12.16%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.08%) Confluence
4 6 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.35%) Apache
6 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Firewall
1 2 (1.35%) Multicast
1 2 (1.35%) SpaceWire
1 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) 4G
2 1 (0.68%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) Oracle OWB
2 31 (20.95%) DB2
3 23 (15.54%) IBM InfoSphere
4 21 (14.19%) Hadoop
5 20 (13.51%) Neo4j
6 10 (6.76%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.05%) Ingres
7 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.03%) DataStage
9 3 (2.03%) QualityStage
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.68%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 124 (83.78%) ClearCase
2 28 (18.92%) JIRA
2 28 (18.92%) Subversion
3 24 (16.22%) CA Gen
4 14 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.46%) SoapUI
5 13 (8.78%) HP UFT
6 10 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (6.08%) FishEye
7 9 (6.08%) GitLab
7 9 (6.08%) JIRA Agile
7 9 (6.08%) PVCS
7 9 (6.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (5.41%) Ant
9 6 (4.05%) CppUnit
9 6 (4.05%) CruiseControl
9 6 (4.05%) GoogleTest
9 6 (4.05%) NUnit
10 4 (2.70%) Hudson
10 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Banking
3 12 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.03%) Military
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Automotive
6 2 (1.35%) Avionics
6 2 (1.35%) Front Office
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.32%) Developer
2 32 (21.62%) Architect
3 24 (16.22%) Software Architect
4 17 (11.49%) Administrator
4 17 (11.49%) DBA
5 15 (10.14%) DB2 DBA
6 12 (8.11%) Database Developer
6 12 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 9 (6.08%) DB2 Administrator
8 8 (5.41%) Database Programmer
8 8 (5.41%) DV Cleared DBA
8 8 (5.41%) Programmer
8 8 (5.41%) Sybase Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.73%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Consultant
11 4 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.24%) J2EE
2 26 (17.57%) XML
3 9 (6.08%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (6.08%) SOAP
4 7 (4.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (4.05%) Motif
5 6 (4.05%) wxWidgets
5 6 (4.05%) XSLT
6 5 (3.38%) Middleware
7 4 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.03%) Spring
9 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.35%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.68%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.68%) Spring Boot
10 1 (0.68%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.51%) HACMP
2 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.76%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.41%) Derivative
3 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.41%) Equities
3 8 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (5.41%) Fixed Income
3 8 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 94 (63.51%) Unix
2 57 (38.51%) Linux
3 34 (22.97%) AIX
4 23 (15.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (12.16%) Windows
6 8 (5.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) Waterfall
2 41 (27.70%) RUP
3 39 (26.35%) Project Planning
4 38 (25.68%) Software Architecture
5 28 (18.92%) Configuration Management
6 19 (12.84%) Change Data Capture
6 19 (12.84%) Test Planning
7 18 (12.16%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.16%) System Testing
8 16 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.76%) Migration
12 9 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.41%) Analytics
13 8 (5.41%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (5.41%) UML
14 6 (4.05%) Integration Testing
14 6 (4.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.30%) SQL
2 50 (33.78%) Shell Script
3 42 (28.38%) Java
3 42 (28.38%) Perl
4 34 (22.97%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.43%) C
6 10 (6.76%) C#
6 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.41%) Python
8 6 (4.05%) C++
9 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.03%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 47 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 20 (13.51%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.78%) Degree
5 3 (2.03%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.35%) IBM Certification
6 2 (1.35%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) ECSS
2 1 (0.68%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.03%) Docker
3 2 (1.35%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) WSUS
2 3 (2.03%) Puppet
3 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Grafana
4 1 (0.68%) Graphite
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Oracle
2 46 (31.08%) IBM
3 39 (26.35%) Informatica
4 35 (23.65%) Pega
5 26 (17.57%) BEA
5 26 (17.57%) webMethods
6 21 (14.19%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.76%) Sybase
8 9 (6.08%) Atlassian
9 8 (5.41%) DataSynapse
9 8 (5.41%) Reuters
10 4 (2.70%) BMC
10 4 (2.70%) VMware
11 2 (1.35%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.35%) Perforce
11 2 (1.35%) Solace
12 1 (0.68%) HP
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