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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 568 605 551
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -54
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 60 29 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.40% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 43
Median daily rate £425 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
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
8269 7335 6653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.48% 14.07% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5626 4884 4303
Median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 130 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 26 £443 -
South East +14 15 £388 +121.42%
London -8 12 £425 -5.55% 2
North West +14 4 £400 +23.07%
Yorkshire -10 3 £425 -5.55% 1
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ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (54.93%) ClearCase
2 75 (52.82%) Oracle
3 65 (45.77%) Java
4 64 (45.07%) JIRA
5 56 (39.44%) Oracle OWB
6 52 (36.62%) SQL
7 51 (35.92%) Git (software)
8 46 (32.39%) Unix
9 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (30.28%) Maven
11 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
12 41 (28.87%) Waterfall
12 41 (28.87%) RUP
13 40 (28.17%) Windows
14 39 (27.46%) SC Cleared
15 38 (26.76%) Project Planning
15 38 (26.76%) PVCS
16 37 (26.06%) Software Architecture
16 37 (26.06%) Spring
17 36 (25.35%) Web Services
18 35 (24.65%) Oracle Database
19 34 (23.94%) Linux
20 33 (23.24%) PL/SQL
20 33 (23.24%) Configuration Management
21 32 (22.54%) UML
22 31 (21.83%) Confluence
22 31 (21.83%) Jenkins
22 31 (21.83%) Defect Tracking
23 30 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (21.13%) OO

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 31 (21.83%) Confluence
2 30 (21.13%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (4.23%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.11%) Documentum
6 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.41%) Apache
7 2 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.93%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Firewall
1 8 (5.63%) LDAP
2 6 (4.23%) Internet
2 6 (4.23%) SSL
3 3 (2.11%) DNS
4 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (39.44%) Oracle OWB
2 35 (24.65%) Oracle Database
3 24 (16.90%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (13.38%) MongoDB
4 19 (13.38%) Relational Database
5 18 (12.68%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (12.68%) RDBMS
6 12 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.82%) DB2
9 2 (1.41%) MySQL
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.70%) GIS
10 1 (0.70%) MS Access
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 78 (54.93%) ClearCase
2 64 (45.07%) JIRA
3 51 (35.92%) Git (software)
4 43 (30.28%) Maven
5 38 (26.76%) PVCS
6 31 (21.83%) Jenkins
7 24 (16.90%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (16.20%) Ant
9 21 (14.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (14.79%) Subversion
10 19 (13.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (12.68%) Toad
12 17 (11.97%) FishEye
12 17 (11.97%) JUnit
13 16 (11.27%) Artifactory
13 16 (11.27%) GitLab
13 16 (11.27%) JIRA Agile
14 15 (10.56%) Bitbucket
15 14 (9.86%) Eclipse
16 6 (4.23%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (11.97%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Architect
2 37 (26.06%) Developer
3 32 (22.54%) Software Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Configuration Manager
5 16 (11.27%) Java Architect
5 16 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Java Software Architect
5 16 (11.27%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support
7 14 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 14 (9.86%) Software Configuration Manager
7 14 (9.86%) Software Manager
8 13 (9.15%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (7.75%) Technical Architect
10 9 (6.34%) Administrator
11 8 (5.63%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
11 8 (5.63%) ClearCase Support
11 8 (5.63%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.06%) Spring
2 36 (25.35%) Web Services
3 26 (18.31%) HTML
3 26 (18.31%) J2EE
4 25 (17.61%) Apache CXF
4 25 (17.61%) XML
5 22 (15.49%) JSP
6 20 (14.08%) Spring Boot
7 19 (13.38%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (11.97%) Hibernate
9 14 (9.86%) Servlets
10 10 (7.04%) .NET
10 10 (7.04%) Struts
11 9 (6.34%) SOAP
12 8 (5.63%) CSS
13 6 (4.23%) Apache Flex
14 5 (3.52%) Java EE
14 5 (3.52%) OC4J
15 4 (2.82%) ELK Stack
15 4 (2.82%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.39%) Unix
2 40 (28.17%) Windows
3 34 (23.94%) Linux
4 20 (14.08%) AIX
5 11 (7.75%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.34%) Solaris
7 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.87%) RUP
2 41 (28.87%) Waterfall
3 38 (26.76%) Project Planning
4 37 (26.06%) Software Architecture
5 33 (23.24%) Configuration Management
6 32 (22.54%) UML
7 31 (21.83%) Defect Tracking
8 30 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (21.13%) OO
9 26 (18.31%) OOP
10 21 (14.79%) ITIL
11 18 (12.68%) Mentoring
12 16 (11.27%) Service Management
12 16 (11.27%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.15%) ETL
14 11 (7.75%) ITSM
15 10 (7.04%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.04%) Workflow
16 9 (6.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.77%) Java
2 52 (36.62%) SQL
3 33 (23.24%) PL/SQL
4 27 (19.01%) Perl
5 24 (16.90%) Shell Script
6 20 (14.08%) VB
7 14 (9.86%) C++
8 10 (7.04%) C
9 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.93%) R
10 6 (4.23%) PHP
10 6 (4.23%) VB6
11 3 (2.11%) C#
11 3 (2.11%) Jython
12 2 (1.41%) Python
13 1 (0.70%) Magik
13 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 39 (27.46%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.56%) Sun Certification
4 12 (8.45%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (7.04%) OCPJP
6 9 (6.34%) Degree
7 6 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Docker
1 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.70%) Samba
2 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (14.79%) Puppet
2 4 (2.82%) Grafana
2 4 (2.82%) Graphite
2 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.82%) WSUS
3 2 (1.41%) Ansible
3 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (52.82%) Oracle
2 29 (20.42%) IBM
3 23 (16.20%) WSO2
4 17 (11.97%) Atlassian
5 16 (11.27%) BMC
6 10 (7.04%) BEA
7 9 (6.34%) Informatica
8 8 (5.63%) Pega
9 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.52%) VMware
10 5 (3.52%) webMethods
11 4 (2.82%) HP
12 1 (0.70%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.70%) Sonatype
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