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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 516 517 467
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -50
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 59 44 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.090% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.75% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 46
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£425 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6643 5832 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.99% 11.96% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3824 3436
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 122 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
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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
London -18 12 £426 +7.91% 4
West Midlands -9 9 £425 +0.59%
East of England - 9 £275 -
South East -10 3 £300 +18.22% 1
South West - - - -
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ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 76 (73.79%) ClearCase
2 66 (64.08%) Oracle
3 49 (47.57%) IBM
4 48 (46.60%) Linux
5 43 (41.75%) DB2
6 41 (39.81%) AIX
7 40 (38.83%) WebSphere
8 38 (36.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 38 (36.89%) Workflow
8 38 (36.89%) Mainframe
9 33 (32.04%) Service Delivery
9 33 (32.04%) Oracle Workflow
9 33 (32.04%) Workflow Management
10 27 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (25.24%) Management Information System
12 21 (20.39%) SQL
13 20 (19.42%) Java
13 20 (19.42%) PL/SQL
14 19 (18.45%) UNIX
15 17 (16.50%) Project Management
15 17 (16.50%) Finance
16 16 (15.53%) Oracle Database
17 15 (14.56%) Web Services
18 13 (12.62%) UML
18 13 (12.62%) Manufacturing
18 13 (12.62%) Validation
18 13 (12.62%) Time Management
18 13 (12.62%) Requirements Management
18 13 (12.62%) Spring
18 13 (12.62%) ENOVIA

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 40 (38.83%) WebSphere
2 33 (32.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (8.74%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.77%) Documentum
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.94%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Project
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.62%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.94%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) UMTS
1 4 (3.88%) FTP
1 4 (3.88%) HTTP
1 4 (3.88%) RTP
1 4 (3.88%) ASN.1
1 4 (3.88%) LTE
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) SNMP
3 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.97%) LDAP
4 1 (0.97%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.97%) Intranet
4 1 (0.97%) Extranet
4 1 (0.97%) Wireless
4 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (41.75%) DB2
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.83%) SQL Navigator
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) MS Access
7 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.97%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 76 (73.79%) ClearCase
2 13 (12.62%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (6.80%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.80%) JUnit
4 6 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (5.83%) JIRA
5 5 (4.85%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (4.85%) Toad
5 5 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.91%) Ant
7 3 (2.91%) Rational Rose
7 3 (2.91%) NUnit
7 3 (2.91%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.91%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.94%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.94%) Maven
8 2 (1.94%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.94%) JMeter
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 13 (12.62%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.80%) Advertising
4 4 (3.88%) Electronics
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Developer
2 13 (12.62%) Requirements Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (11.65%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 12 (11.65%) WebSphere Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Administrator
5 8 (7.77%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Tester
6 7 (6.80%) WebSphere Specialist
7 5 (4.85%) Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Software Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Migration Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) PowerBuilder Developer
8 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Tester
9 3 (2.91%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 15 (14.56%) Web Services
3 13 (12.62%) Spring
4 10 (9.71%) Middleware
4 10 (9.71%) Hibernate
4 10 (9.71%) J2EE
5 8 (7.77%) XML
5 8 (7.77%) .NET
6 5 (4.85%) HTML
7 4 (3.88%) COM+
7 4 (3.88%) JPA
8 3 (2.91%) JSON
8 3 (2.91%) WCF
8 3 (2.91%) Ajax
8 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.91%) CSS
8 3 (2.91%) XSLT
8 3 (2.91%) ADO.NET
8 3 (2.91%) Classic ASP
8 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.89%) Mainframe
2 26 (25.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) PKI
4 4 (3.88%) Handset
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) W3C
6 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.97%) Economics
6 1 (0.97%) Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.60%) Linux
2 41 (39.81%) AIX
3 19 (18.45%) UNIX
4 7 (6.80%) Windows
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.88%) VxWorks
7 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) Workflow
2 33 (32.04%) Service Delivery
2 33 (32.04%) Workflow Management
3 27 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.50%) Project Management
5 13 (12.62%) UML
5 13 (12.62%) Validation
5 13 (12.62%) Requirements Management
5 13 (12.62%) Time Management
6 12 (11.65%) OO
7 10 (9.71%) Migration
8 9 (8.74%) RUP
9 8 (7.77%) ITIL
9 8 (7.77%) Use Case
10 6 (5.83%) V-Model
11 5 (4.85%) Usability Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Performance Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Project Planning
12 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) SQL
2 20 (19.42%) Java
2 20 (19.42%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.77%) C#
4 7 (6.80%) VB
5 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.85%) C
6 5 (4.85%) Perl
7 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.88%) VB6
7 4 (3.88%) VBScript
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.94%) ABAP
9 2 (1.94%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.71%) Degree
3 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.97%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.97%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Samba
2 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (64.08%) Oracle
2 49 (47.57%) IBM
3 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.91%) CA
4 3 (2.91%) Informatica
4 3 (2.91%) VMware
5 2 (1.94%) BEA
5 2 (1.94%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.94%) SAP
5 2 (1.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) Murex
6 1 (0.97%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) Pega
6 1 (0.97%) Nimsoft
6 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
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