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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 523 496 481
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 59 49 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.85% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £386 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +20.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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
6699 5798 5954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.77% 12.02% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4487 3845 3349
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 116 207
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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
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 22 September 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 -10 16 £426 +7.91%
East of England - 5 £350 -
South East -8 3 £348 +67.71%
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ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 80 (79.21%) ClearCase
2 58 (57.43%) Oracle
3 46 (45.54%) IBM
4 44 (43.56%) Linux
5 40 (39.60%) WebSphere
6 39 (38.61%) AIX
6 39 (38.61%) DB2
6 39 (38.61%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (37.62%) Mainframe
7 38 (37.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 38 (37.62%) Workflow
8 34 (33.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 34 (33.66%) Workflow Management
9 33 (32.67%) Service Delivery
10 29 (28.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (26.73%) Management Information System
12 18 (17.82%) Project Management
12 18 (17.82%) Java
13 17 (16.83%) Manufacturing
14 16 (15.84%) SQL
15 15 (14.85%) PL/SQL
15 15 (14.85%) Web Services
15 15 (14.85%) Finance
16 14 (13.86%) Time Management
16 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
17 13 (12.87%) ENOVIA
17 13 (12.87%) Requirements Management
17 13 (12.87%) Validation
17 13 (12.87%) Spring
17 13 (12.87%) UML

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 40 (39.60%) WebSphere
2 34 (33.66%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (8.91%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.93%) Documentum
5 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.98%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Project
1 5 (4.95%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (12.87%) ENOVIA
2 2 (1.98%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) UMTS
1 4 (3.96%) FTP
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
1 4 (3.96%) RTP
1 4 (3.96%) ASN.1
1 4 (3.96%) LTE
2 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 2 (1.98%) SNMP
3 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.99%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) WCDMA
4 1 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) Extranet
4 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) DB2
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.98%) MS Access
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 80 (79.21%) ClearCase
2 13 (12.87%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (6.93%) JUnit
3 7 (6.93%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (5.94%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Toad
6 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.97%) Rational Rose
7 3 (2.97%) NUnit
7 3 (2.97%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.98%) CA Gen
8 2 (1.98%) Maven
8 2 (1.98%) JMeter
9 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.99%) ChangeMan
9 1 (0.99%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 17 (16.83%) Manufacturing
2 15 (14.85%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Advertising
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Requirements Engineer
2 13 (12.87%) Applications Engineer
3 12 (11.88%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 12 (11.88%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 9 (8.91%) Administrator
4 9 (8.91%) WebSphere Specialist
5 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Tester
6 7 (6.93%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Tester
8 4 (3.96%) Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Software Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) DBA
9 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 15 (14.85%) Web Services
3 13 (12.87%) Spring
4 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
5 9 (8.91%) Middleware
6 8 (7.92%) XML
6 8 (7.92%) J2EE
7 5 (4.95%) HTML
8 4 (3.96%) .NET
8 4 (3.96%) COM+
8 4 (3.96%) JPA
9 3 (2.97%) jQuery
9 3 (2.97%) JSON
9 3 (2.97%) WCF
9 3 (2.97%) Ajax
9 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.97%) CSS
9 3 (2.97%) XSLT
9 3 (2.97%) ADO.NET
9 3 (2.97%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.61%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (37.62%) Mainframe
3 27 (26.73%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.95%) PKI
5 4 (3.96%) Handset
6 3 (2.97%) W3C
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.99%) Economics
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.56%) Linux
2 39 (38.61%) AIX
3 13 (12.87%) UNIX
4 7 (6.93%) Windows
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.96%) VxWorks
7 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Workflow
2 34 (33.66%) Workflow Management
3 33 (32.67%) Service Delivery
4 29 (28.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (17.82%) Project Management
6 14 (13.86%) Time Management
7 13 (12.87%) Requirements Management
7 13 (12.87%) UML
7 13 (12.87%) Validation
8 11 (10.89%) ITIL
9 9 (8.91%) OO
9 9 (8.91%) Migration
10 8 (7.92%) Use Case
11 7 (6.93%) RUP
12 6 (5.94%) V-Model
13 5 (4.95%) Usability Testing
13 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.96%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.96%) Performance Testing
14 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) Java
2 16 (15.84%) SQL
3 15 (14.85%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.93%) VB
5 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.95%) C
7 4 (3.96%) C#
7 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.96%) VBScript
7 4 (3.96%) VB6
8 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.97%) Perl
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) ABAP
10 1 (0.99%) XPath
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.99%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Oracle
2 46 (45.54%) IBM
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.97%) Informatica
4 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.98%) BEA
5 2 (1.98%) CA
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
5 2 (1.98%) Sybase
6 1 (0.99%) Murex
6 1 (0.99%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.99%) HP
6 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.99%) Pega