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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 547 589 536
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -53
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 76 30 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.43% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 30
Median daily rate £440 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.43% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80
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
8046 6961 6257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.13% 13.49% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5565 4663 4089
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 106 129
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 42 £453 -
London -1 14 £445 +48.33%
South East -1 8 £315 +93.84% 1
Yorkshire -11 5 £430 -4.55%
North West +11 4 £400 +23.07%
East of England - 3 £314 -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 83 (56.08%) ClearCase
2 82 (55.41%) Oracle
3 65 (43.92%) JIRA
4 62 (41.89%) Java
5 58 (39.19%) Oracle OWB
6 53 (35.81%) SQL
7 51 (34.46%) Maven
7 51 (34.46%) Git (software)
8 48 (32.43%) Security Cleared
9 44 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (27.70%) Spring
10 41 (27.70%) Waterfall
10 41 (27.70%) Linux
11 40 (27.03%) Windows
11 40 (27.03%) Software Architecture
11 40 (27.03%) SC Cleared
11 40 (27.03%) Project Planning
11 40 (27.03%) Oracle Database
12 39 (26.35%) RUP
12 39 (26.35%) Unix
13 38 (25.68%) WebLogic
13 38 (25.68%) PVCS
14 36 (24.32%) PL/SQL
15 35 (23.65%) Jenkins
16 34 (22.97%) Web Services
17 32 (21.62%) Confluence
18 31 (20.95%) Defect Tracking
18 31 (20.95%) UML
19 30 (20.27%) OO
19 30 (20.27%) Ant

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 38 (25.68%) WebLogic
2 32 (21.62%) Confluence
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.03%) Documentum
6 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.68%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.38%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) Firewall
2 7 (4.73%) LDAP
3 6 (4.05%) Internet
4 5 (3.38%) SSL
5 2 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) SpaceWire
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (39.19%) Oracle OWB
2 40 (27.03%) Oracle Database
3 24 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (14.19%) MongoDB
5 19 (12.84%) Relational Database
6 18 (12.16%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (12.16%) RDBMS
7 12 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.68%) DB2
10 1 (0.68%) GIS
10 1 (0.68%) MS Access
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 83 (56.08%) ClearCase
2 65 (43.92%) JIRA
3 51 (34.46%) Git (software)
3 51 (34.46%) Maven
4 38 (25.68%) PVCS
5 35 (23.65%) Jenkins
6 30 (20.27%) Ant
7 24 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (15.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (15.54%) Subversion
8 23 (15.54%) Toad
9 21 (14.19%) Artifactory
9 21 (14.19%) JUnit
10 19 (12.84%) Eclipse
11 18 (12.16%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (11.49%) FishEye
13 16 (10.81%) GitLab
13 16 (10.81%) JIRA Agile
14 15 (10.14%) Bitbucket
15 11 (7.43%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (4.05%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Avionics
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Architect
2 37 (25.00%) Developer
3 32 (21.62%) Software Architect
4 16 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Java Architect
5 15 (10.14%) Java Software Architect
6 14 (9.46%) Configuration Manager
6 14 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (9.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 14 (9.46%) Software Configuration Manager
6 14 (9.46%) Software Manager
6 14 (9.46%) Technical Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) ClearCase Support
10 7 (4.73%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.70%) Spring
2 34 (22.97%) Web Services
3 29 (19.59%) XML
4 25 (16.89%) Apache CXF
5 23 (15.54%) J2EE
6 21 (14.19%) HTML
6 21 (14.19%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (14.19%) Spring Boot
7 20 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 20 (13.51%) JSP
8 14 (9.46%) Servlets
9 10 (6.76%) .NET
9 10 (6.76%) Struts
10 9 (6.08%) SOAP
11 6 (4.05%) Apache Flex
11 6 (4.05%) CSS
11 6 (4.05%) ELK Stack
11 6 (4.05%) Hystrix
11 6 (4.05%) Swagger
11 6 (4.05%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.70%) Linux
2 40 (27.03%) Windows
3 39 (26.35%) Unix
4 11 (7.43%) AIX
5 10 (6.76%) Solaris
5 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.05%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) Waterfall
3 40 (27.03%) Project Planning
3 40 (27.03%) Software Architecture
4 39 (26.35%) RUP
5 31 (20.95%) Defect Tracking
5 31 (20.95%) UML
6 30 (20.27%) Configuration Management
6 30 (20.27%) OO
7 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (17.57%) OOP
9 18 (12.16%) Mentoring
10 17 (11.49%) ITIL
10 17 (11.49%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.14%) Service Management
12 13 (8.78%) ETL
13 11 (7.43%) ITSM
14 10 (6.76%) Automated Testing
14 10 (6.76%) Workflow
15 8 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.89%) Java
2 53 (35.81%) SQL
3 36 (24.32%) PL/SQL
4 20 (13.51%) VB
5 17 (11.49%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.14%) Perl
7 14 (9.46%) C++
8 11 (7.43%) C
9 7 (4.73%) R
10 6 (4.05%) PHP
10 6 (4.05%) VB6
11 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.03%) C#
13 2 (1.35%) Jython
13 2 (1.35%) Python
14 1 (0.68%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.68%) Magik
14 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.14%) Sun Certification
4 12 (8.11%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (6.76%) Degree
5 10 (6.76%) OCPJP
6 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) ECSS
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.05%) Docker
1 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.68%) Samba
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (14.86%) Puppet
2 6 (4.05%) Grafana
2 6 (4.05%) Graphite
2 6 (4.05%) WSUS
3 1 (0.68%) Ansible
3 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (55.41%) Oracle
2 29 (19.59%) IBM
3 24 (16.22%) WSO2
4 17 (11.49%) Atlassian
5 16 (10.81%) BMC
6 9 (6.08%) Informatica
6 9 (6.08%) Pega
7 7 (4.73%) VMware
8 6 (4.05%) BEA
8 6 (4.05%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.68%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.68%) VocaLink
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