The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 509 516 453
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -63
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 53 38 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.082% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.69% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 44
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £371 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% +12.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £281 £330
% change year-on-year
+51.11% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 15
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.05%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6404 5496 5676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.98% 11.79% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4187 3524 3394
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 134 203
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
ClearQuest
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Midlands -2 13 - -
London -18 9 £413 +6.45% 2
East of England - 4 £263 -
South East -13 3 £300 +4.34%
South West - - - -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 63 (70.00%) ClearCase
2 54 (60.00%) Oracle
3 42 (46.67%) IBM
4 41 (45.56%) Linux
5 34 (37.78%) DB2
6 31 (34.44%) AIX
7 30 (33.33%) WebSphere
8 29 (32.22%) Mainframe
8 29 (32.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 28 (31.11%) Workflow
10 25 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow
11 24 (26.67%) Workflow Management
12 23 (25.56%) Service Delivery
13 19 (21.11%) SQL
14 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (18.89%) Finance
15 17 (18.89%) Java
15 17 (18.89%) UNIX
16 16 (17.78%) Management Information System
17 15 (16.67%) PL/SQL
17 15 (16.67%) Project Management
18 12 (13.33%) Middleware
18 12 (13.33%) Migration
19 11 (12.22%) Validation
19 11 (12.22%) Manufacturing
19 11 (12.22%) ENOVIA
19 11 (12.22%) Requirements Management
19 11 (12.22%) Windows
19 11 (12.22%) OO
19 11 (12.22%) Time Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 25 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (10.00%) Documentum
4 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.11%) CMS
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.22%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.11%) RMDS
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) FTP
2 4 (4.44%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) UMTS
2 4 (4.44%) RTP
2 4 (4.44%) ASN.1
2 4 (4.44%) LTE
3 3 (3.33%) Network Security
4 2 (2.22%) Wireless
4 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 2 (2.22%) SNMP
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) IPv4
5 1 (1.11%) IPv6
5 1 (1.11%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.11%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.11%) SMTP
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) DB2
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Navigator
4 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.11%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
7 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (70.00%) ClearCase
2 11 (12.22%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (5.56%) JIRA
3 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (5.56%) Toad
3 5 (5.56%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (4.44%) JMeter
5 3 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.33%) Ant
5 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.33%) NUnit
5 3 (3.33%) Selenium
5 3 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.22%) CA Gen
6 2 (2.22%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.22%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.22%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.67%) Advertising
4 4 (4.44%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (27.78%) Developer
2 11 (12.22%) Administrator
2 11 (12.22%) Applications Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) Requirements Engineer
3 8 (8.89%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 8 (8.89%) WebSphere Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
5 4 (4.44%) Tester
5 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.44%) Consultant
5 4 (4.44%) Software Architect
5 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Administrator
5 4 (4.44%) Migration Consultant
5 4 (4.44%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 4 (4.44%) Senior WebSphere Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (13.33%) Middleware
3 9 (10.00%) J2EE
3 9 (10.00%) XML
4 8 (8.89%) .NET
5 7 (7.78%) Web Services
6 6 (6.67%) Spring
7 5 (5.56%) HTML
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 3 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (3.33%) XSLT
9 3 (3.33%) MSMQ
9 3 (3.33%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP
9 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.33%) COM+
9 3 (3.33%) CSS
9 3 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Mainframe
2 16 (17.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.44%) Handset
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) W3C
5 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.22%) Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) Economics
6 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) Linux
2 31 (34.44%) AIX
3 17 (18.89%) UNIX
4 11 (12.22%) Windows
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.44%) VxWorks
7 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Workflow
2 24 (26.67%) Workflow Management
3 23 (25.56%) Service Delivery
4 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.67%) Project Management
6 12 (13.33%) Migration
7 11 (12.22%) Requirements Management
7 11 (12.22%) Time Management
7 11 (12.22%) OO
7 11 (12.22%) Validation
8 10 (11.11%) RUP
8 10 (11.11%) UML
9 9 (10.00%) ITIL
10 7 (7.78%) Use Case
11 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.56%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 17 (18.89%) Java
3 15 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.00%) VB
5 8 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.89%) C#
6 7 (7.78%) Perl
7 6 (6.67%) C
8 4 (4.44%) VBScript
9 3 (3.33%) VB6
9 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.22%) C++
10 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) ABAP
10 2 (2.22%) Python
11 1 (1.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.11%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.22%) Samba
1 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Oracle
2 42 (46.67%) IBM
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) CA
4 5 (5.56%) VMware
5 4 (4.44%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Informatica
6 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.33%) Nimsoft
7 2 (2.22%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) BEA
7 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix
8 1 (1.11%) Empirix
8 1 (1.11%) Sybase
8 1 (1.11%) Compuware
8 1 (1.11%) Murex
8 1 (1.11%) Fidessa
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago