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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 529 498 476
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -22
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 69 48 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 0.87% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 28
Average daily rate
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£335 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £337 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.74% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.47 £37.80 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £35.46 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.49 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.47 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.87% -5.50%
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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
6760 5495 5517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.82% 11.60% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4715 3615 3319
Average daily rate £400 £389 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 123 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £18.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 28 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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 +13 25 £360 -8.86%
South East -15 23 £300 -15.56%
South West -26 5 £550 +35.80%
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
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UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 96 (76.19%) ClearCase
2 57 (45.24%) Linux
3 46 (36.51%) Oracle
3 46 (36.51%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (33.33%) IBM
5 39 (30.95%) Security Cleared
6 34 (26.98%) UNIX
7 33 (26.19%) SQL
8 32 (25.40%) Workflow
8 32 (25.40%) WebSphere
9 31 (24.60%) ITIL
9 31 (24.60%) UML
9 31 (24.60%) AIX
10 30 (23.81%) DB2
10 30 (23.81%) Mainframe
10 30 (23.81%) Workflow Management
10 30 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 29 (23.02%) SC Cleared
12 28 (22.22%) Project Management
12 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
12 28 (22.22%) Management Information System
13 27 (21.43%) Service Delivery
13 27 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 25 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (19.84%) C++
15 24 (19.05%) Ant
16 22 (17.46%) Java
16 22 (17.46%) Subversion
17 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (16.67%) C

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (25.40%) WebSphere
2 27 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.76%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) Documentum
6 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Project
3 6 (4.76%) MS Office
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) ENOVIA
2 4 (3.17%) Endur
2 4 (3.17%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) UMTS
1 4 (3.17%) FTP
1 4 (3.17%) HTTP
1 4 (3.17%) RTP
1 4 (3.17%) ASN.1
1 4 (3.17%) LTE
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) Extranet
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) WCDMA
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) DB2
2 16 (12.70%) Ingres
2 16 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) MS Access
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 96 (76.19%) ClearCase
2 24 (19.05%) Ant
3 22 (17.46%) Subversion
4 16 (12.70%) NUnit
4 16 (12.70%) CruiseControl
4 16 (12.70%) CppUnit
4 16 (12.70%) GoogleTest
5 14 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (7.14%) Maven
8 7 (5.56%) JIRA
8 7 (5.56%) Toad
8 7 (5.56%) Rational Rose
9 6 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (3.97%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (3.97%) JUnit
11 1 (0.79%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.79%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (0.79%) NeoLoad
General
1 16 (12.70%) Manufacturing
2 15 (11.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Electronics
3 4 (3.17%) Advertising
3 4 (3.17%) Front Office
4 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (34.13%) Developer
2 18 (14.29%) Analyst
3 12 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
3 12 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 11 (8.73%) Administrator
5 9 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
5 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Requirements Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (5.56%) Tester
6 7 (5.56%) DBA
7 6 (4.76%) Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.76%) C Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 17 (13.49%) XML
3 16 (12.70%) Motif
3 16 (12.70%) wxWidgets
4 13 (10.32%) Web Services
5 11 (8.73%) Spring
5 11 (8.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.97%) GWT
6 5 (3.97%) J2EE
7 4 (3.17%) .NET
8 3 (2.38%) JPA
8 3 (2.38%) JSP
9 2 (1.59%) Middleware
10 1 (0.79%) Apache OpenJPA
10 1 (0.79%) REST
10 1 (0.79%) Java EE
10 1 (0.79%) OLE
10 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.79%) ActiveX
10 1 (0.79%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 46 (36.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (23.81%) Mainframe
3 28 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) Derivative
5 5 (3.97%) PKI
6 4 (3.17%) Handset
6 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Economics
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 57 (45.24%) Linux
2 34 (26.98%) UNIX
3 31 (24.60%) AIX
4 11 (8.73%) Windows
5 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.17%) VxWorks
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) Workflow
2 31 (24.60%) ITIL
2 31 (24.60%) UML
3 30 (23.81%) Workflow Management
4 28 (22.22%) Project Management
4 28 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 27 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 25 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (16.67%) OOD
8 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
9 16 (12.70%) Use Case
10 11 (8.73%) OO
11 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (7.14%) RUP
13 8 (6.35%) Migration
13 8 (6.35%) Time Management
14 7 (5.56%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.56%) Requirements Management
14 7 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) SQL
2 25 (19.84%) C++
3 22 (17.46%) Java
4 21 (16.67%) C
5 19 (15.08%) Python
6 13 (10.32%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.17%) VBA
8 4 (3.17%) C#
9 1 (0.79%) Korn
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) Oracle
2 42 (33.33%) IBM
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.97%) Google
6 4 (3.17%) Trayport
7 2 (1.59%) CA
7 2 (1.59%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.79%) Remedy
8 1 (0.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Sybase