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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 559 521 505
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -16
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 26 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £425 £281
% change year-on-year
-25.29% +51.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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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
6989 6447 5501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.55% 13.04% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4641 4212 3511
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 134 134
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
South East -12 10 £163 -45.83%
London -16 9 £300 -23.80% 2
Yorkshire -36 6 £450 +5.88%
North West - 1 £325 -
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ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 48 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 21 (32.81%) Oracle
4 20 (31.25%) IBM
4 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
7 16 (25.00%) Linux
8 15 (23.44%) XML
8 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
9 14 (21.88%) Subversion
9 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.31%) Java
10 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
11 12 (18.75%) UML
12 11 (17.19%) WebSphere
12 11 (17.19%) JIRA
13 10 (15.63%) C
14 9 (14.06%) HTML
14 9 (14.06%) Windows
14 9 (14.06%) Finance
14 9 (14.06%) Degree
14 9 (14.06%) StarTeam
14 9 (14.06%) Spring
14 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
14 9 (14.06%) Scrum
14 9 (14.06%) SDLC
15 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
15 8 (12.50%) System Testing
15 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (17.19%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Acrobat
3 3 (4.69%) Simulink
3 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) TargetLink
4 2 (3.13%) MS Project
4 2 (3.13%) Stateflow
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) FTP
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (1.56%) 4G
2 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (1.56%) 802.11
2 1 (1.56%) DSL
2 1 (1.56%) X.400
2 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.56%) IPv4
2 1 (1.56%) IPv6
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.56%) Broadband
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) DB2
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) DTS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Navigator
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 48 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 14 (21.88%) Subversion
3 11 (17.19%) JIRA
4 9 (14.06%) StarTeam
5 7 (10.94%) Ant
5 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.81%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.69%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (4.69%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (4.69%) Maven
8 3 (4.69%) NetBeans
8 3 (4.69%) CruiseControl
9 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.56%) GoogleTest
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Automotive
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Military
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Software Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Administrator
3 6 (9.38%) Consultant
3 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Java Swing Developer
7 2 (3.13%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (1.56%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (1.56%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.56%) Configuration Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) XML
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
2 9 (14.06%) Spring
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (9.38%) Java EE
5 4 (6.25%) .NET
5 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.25%) COM+
5 4 (6.25%) SOAP
6 3 (4.69%) Struts
6 3 (4.69%) JSP
6 3 (4.69%) JSF
6 3 (4.69%) Swing
6 3 (4.69%) JAXB
6 3 (4.69%) Spring MVC
6 3 (4.69%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (4.69%) GWT
7 2 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
6 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
3 7 (10.94%) AIX
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) UNIX
5 3 (4.69%) Solaris
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
3 13 (20.31%) Configuration Management
4 12 (18.75%) UML
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
5 9 (14.06%) SDLC
6 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (12.50%) System Testing
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL
7 7 (10.94%) Migration
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.81%) Workflow
10 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Change Management
10 4 (6.25%) RUP
10 4 (6.25%) CRM
10 4 (6.25%) OOD
10 4 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) C
4 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.38%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.81%) VBScript
7 4 (6.25%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.25%) VB6
7 4 (6.25%) C#
7 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.69%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) Python
9 2 (3.13%) Korn
9 2 (3.13%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) Degree
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.25%) MCAD
5 4 (6.25%) MCSD
5 4 (6.25%) MCDBA
6 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ISEB
8 1 (1.56%) MCSA
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) NFS
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
1 1 (1.56%) Samba
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 20 (31.25%) IBM
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.81%) Adobe
4 5 (7.81%) Borland
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.69%) Google
6 2 (3.13%) MathWorks
6 2 (3.13%) Perforce
6 2 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Sophis
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.56%) Coverity
Docklands
CPS Group
Rate: £270 - 271 per day
Posted: 21 days ago