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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 547 586 553
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -33
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 69 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.052% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 19
Median daily rate £445 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £135 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £365 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+40.79% -28.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +24.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +24.33%
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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
7765 6754 6234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.67% 13.49% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5412 4513 4044
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 102 140
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.81% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 - 41 £455 -
London +1 12 £475 +58.33%
South East 0 7 £315 +80.00%
Yorkshire -2 4 £430 -
East of England +18 3 £314 -4.19%
North West -8 2 £400 +23.07% 1
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ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 85 (56.29%) ClearCase
2 82 (54.30%) Oracle
3 67 (44.37%) JIRA
4 65 (43.05%) SQL
5 59 (39.07%) Oracle OWB
6 57 (37.75%) Java
7 53 (35.10%) Unix
8 48 (31.79%) Security Cleared
9 45 (29.80%) Git (software)
10 44 (29.14%) Maven
11 43 (28.48%) Waterfall
12 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (27.15%) RUP
13 41 (27.15%) Software Architecture
13 41 (27.15%) Project Planning
13 41 (27.15%) SC Cleared
14 39 (25.83%) WebLogic
15 38 (25.17%) PVCS
15 38 (25.17%) Windows
16 36 (23.84%) Linux
16 36 (23.84%) PL/SQL
16 36 (23.84%) Oracle Database
17 34 (22.52%) Configuration Management
17 34 (22.52%) Spring
18 32 (21.19%) Jenkins
19 31 (20.53%) Ant
20 30 (19.87%) UML
20 30 (19.87%) Confluence
21 29 (19.21%) Defect Tracking
21 29 (19.21%) Subversion

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 39 (25.83%) WebLogic
2 30 (19.87%) Confluence
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.66%) Documentum
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.66%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) MS Office
2 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Firewall
2 4 (2.65%) Internet
2 4 (2.65%) LDAP
2 4 (2.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.66%) DHCP
3 1 (0.66%) DNS
3 1 (0.66%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (39.07%) Oracle OWB
2 36 (23.84%) Oracle Database
3 23 (15.23%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (11.26%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (11.26%) RDBMS
4 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
5 16 (10.60%) MongoDB
6 11 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.99%) Ingres
10 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.66%) DB2
11 1 (0.66%) GIS
11 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 85 (56.29%) ClearCase
2 67 (44.37%) JIRA
3 45 (29.80%) Git (software)
4 44 (29.14%) Maven
5 38 (25.17%) PVCS
6 32 (21.19%) Jenkins
7 31 (20.53%) Ant
8 29 (19.21%) Subversion
9 22 (14.57%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (14.57%) Toad
10 20 (13.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (12.58%) Artifactory
12 18 (11.92%) Eclipse
12 18 (11.92%) JUnit
13 17 (11.26%) FishEye
13 17 (11.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (10.60%) GitLab
14 16 (10.60%) JIRA Agile
15 15 (9.93%) Bitbucket
16 14 (9.27%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (10.60%) Finance
2 7 (4.64%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.66%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Avionics
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (27.81%) Architect
2 41 (27.15%) Developer
3 34 (22.52%) Software Architect
4 16 (10.60%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.60%) Technical Architect
5 14 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Infrastructure Support
5 14 (9.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Configuration Manager
6 13 (8.61%) Java Architect
6 13 (8.61%) Java Software Architect
6 13 (8.61%) Software Configuration Manager
6 13 (8.61%) Software Manager
7 11 (7.28%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Analyst
8 9 (5.96%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.30%) ClearCase Support
10 7 (4.64%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.52%) Spring
2 28 (18.54%) Web Services
3 27 (17.88%) XML
4 24 (15.89%) J2EE
5 23 (15.23%) Apache CXF
6 18 (11.92%) Hibernate
6 18 (11.92%) HTML
7 17 (11.26%) JSP
8 16 (10.60%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (10.60%) Spring Boot
9 13 (8.61%) Servlets
10 10 (6.62%) SOAP
11 8 (5.30%) Struts
12 6 (3.97%) .NET
13 5 (3.31%) OC4J
14 4 (2.65%) Apache Flex
14 4 (2.65%) CSS
15 3 (1.99%) Motif
15 3 (1.99%) Swagger
15 3 (1.99%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.65%) Derivative
4 4 (2.65%) Equities
4 4 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (2.65%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.10%) Unix
2 38 (25.17%) Windows
3 36 (23.84%) Linux
4 10 (6.62%) Solaris
5 8 (5.30%) AIX
5 8 (5.30%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.97%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.48%) Waterfall
2 42 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.15%) Project Planning
3 41 (27.15%) RUP
3 41 (27.15%) Software Architecture
4 34 (22.52%) Configuration Management
5 30 (19.87%) UML
6 29 (19.21%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (19.21%) Defect Tracking
7 26 (17.22%) OO
8 24 (15.89%) OOP
9 20 (13.25%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.26%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.93%) ITIL
12 13 (8.61%) Service Management
13 12 (7.95%) ETL
14 11 (7.28%) Migration
15 10 (6.62%) Automated Testing
15 10 (6.62%) ITSM
15 10 (6.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (43.05%) SQL
2 57 (37.75%) Java
3 36 (23.84%) PL/SQL
4 24 (15.89%) Shell Script
5 21 (13.91%) Perl
6 16 (10.60%) VB
7 15 (9.93%) C++
8 14 (9.27%) C
9 7 (4.64%) R
10 5 (3.31%) C#
10 5 (3.31%) Python
11 4 (2.65%) PHP
11 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.65%) VB6
12 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.32%) Jython
14 1 (0.66%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.66%) Magik
14 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (31.79%) Security Cleared
2 41 (27.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.93%) Sun Certification
4 13 (8.61%) Degree
5 10 (6.62%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (5.30%) OCPJP
7 4 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) ECSS
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.66%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.66%) Samba
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (10.60%) Puppet
2 4 (2.65%) WSUS
3 3 (1.99%) Grafana
3 3 (1.99%) Graphite
4 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (54.30%) Oracle
2 22 (14.57%) IBM
3 18 (11.92%) WSO2
4 17 (11.26%) Atlassian
4 17 (11.26%) Informatica
4 17 (11.26%) Pega
5 16 (10.60%) BMC
6 8 (5.30%) BEA
7 5 (3.31%) VMware
8 4 (2.65%) DataSynapse
8 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.65%) Reuters
8 4 (2.65%) Sybase
8 4 (2.65%) webMethods
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.66%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.66%) VocaLink
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Rate: £43 per hour
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