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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK / England
Rank 559 538 539
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 14 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 1.02% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 33
Median daily rate £465 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £456 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +52.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -13.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.51%

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
7142 7026 6494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.06% 14.72% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 4698 4390
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 188 118
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.71 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
London -3 6 £480 +23.87%
South East +16 4 £400 +33.33%
West Midlands -18 3 £563 +50.00%
North West +23 1 - -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 41 (95.35%) ClearCase
2 25 (58.14%) Unix
3 18 (41.86%) Perl
3 18 (41.86%) Subversion
3 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
4 17 (39.53%) JIRA
4 17 (39.53%) Linux
4 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
5 15 (34.88%) AIX
6 14 (32.56%) Oracle
7 13 (30.23%) Shell Script
7 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.23%) DevOps
7 13 (30.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (25.58%) Ansible
8 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
8 11 (25.58%) SQL
8 11 (25.58%) LDAP
9 10 (23.26%) JUnit
9 10 (23.26%) Selenium
10 9 (20.93%) Atlassian
10 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) Solaris
10 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (20.93%) Puppet
10 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (20.93%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (20.93%) Apple iOS

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 8 (18.60%) Confluence
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) LDAP
1 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
3 7 (16.28%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (95.35%) ClearCase
2 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (41.86%) Subversion
3 17 (39.53%) JIRA
4 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
4 13 (30.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (23.26%) JUnit
5 10 (23.26%) Selenium
6 9 (20.93%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (18.60%) Bitbucket
8 6 (13.95%) Ant
8 6 (13.95%) Maven
9 4 (9.30%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.65%) CA Gen
10 2 (4.65%) Rational Robot
10 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
11 1 (2.33%) CANoe
11 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) DevOps Specialist
2 5 (11.63%) Administrator
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Database Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Sybase Developer
4 3 (6.98%) ClearCase Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) Software Architect
4 3 (6.98%) webMethods Architect
5 2 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) ClearCase Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Software Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) ADO
2 4 (9.30%) CGI
3 2 (4.65%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.33%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Fintech
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Unix
2 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) AIX
4 9 (20.93%) Apple iOS
4 9 (20.93%) Solaris
5 7 (16.28%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
2 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (30.23%) DevOps
3 9 (20.93%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Use Case
6 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Data Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Data Management
7 4 (9.30%) ETL
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (6.98%) High Availability
8 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Perl
2 13 (30.23%) Shell Script
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) Korn
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Clojure
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Ansible
2 9 (20.93%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (20.93%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (9.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Atlassian
3 6 (13.95%) IBM
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Sonatype
5 4 (9.30%) Sybase
6 3 (6.98%) Remedy
6 3 (6.98%) webMethods
7 2 (4.65%) BEA
7 2 (4.65%) Informatica
8 1 (2.33%) Pega
8 1 (2.33%) Splunk
8 1 (2.33%) VMware
8 1 (2.33%) VocaLink