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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 494 490 455
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -35
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 63 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.94% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 26
Average daily rate
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£380 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £351 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £46.50 £37.80 £34.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.38 £37.80 £34.65
% change year-on-year
+22.68% +9.09%
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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
6331 5210 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.63% 11.85% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 3361 3082
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 198
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +8 33 £490 +18.07% 2
South East +7 24 £300 -8.12%
South West - 4 £460 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 90 (71.43%) ClearCase
2 57 (45.24%) Security Cleared
3 54 (42.86%) UNIX
3 54 (42.86%) Linux
3 54 (42.86%) SQL
4 48 (38.10%) UML
5 46 (36.51%) SC Cleared
6 45 (35.71%) ITIL
7 44 (34.92%) Subversion
8 43 (34.13%) Ant
9 40 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (30.95%) Oracle
11 38 (30.16%) Configuration Management
12 36 (28.57%) XML
12 36 (28.57%) Java
13 35 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (26.98%) C++
15 30 (23.81%) Python
16 29 (23.02%) Software Engineering
17 27 (21.43%) Web Services
18 26 (20.63%) OOD
19 25 (19.84%) C
20 24 (19.05%) Spring
20 24 (19.05%) Hibernate
21 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
21 23 (18.25%) CruiseControl
21 23 (18.25%) NUnit
21 23 (18.25%) Degree
21 23 (18.25%) wxWidgets
21 23 (18.25%) CppUnit

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (13.49%) WebLogic
2 13 (10.32%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (4.76%) Apache
5 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.38%) Documentum
6 3 (2.38%) JBoss
7 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Project
3 5 (3.97%) MS Office
4 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Endur
1 7 (5.56%) ZaiNet
2 2 (1.59%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
1 23 (18.25%) Oracle Database
1 23 (18.25%) Ingres
2 11 (8.73%) DB2
3 9 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 9 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) MySQL
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Navigator
7 2 (1.59%) MS Access
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 90 (71.43%) ClearCase
2 44 (34.92%) Subversion
3 43 (34.13%) Ant
4 23 (18.25%) CruiseControl
4 23 (18.25%) NUnit
4 23 (18.25%) CppUnit
4 23 (18.25%) GoogleTest
4 23 (18.25%) Jenkins
5 19 (15.08%) Maven
6 17 (13.49%) JIRA
7 15 (11.90%) Toad
8 14 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 14 (11.11%) JUnit
9 11 (8.73%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (6.35%) Artifactory
11 7 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (3.97%) Rational Rose
14 3 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
14 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (13.49%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.56%) Front Office
4 3 (2.38%) Publishing
4 3 (2.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (38.89%) Developer
2 15 (11.90%) Analyst
3 14 (11.11%) Administrator
4 12 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Configuration Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (6.35%) DBA
8 7 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
8 7 (5.56%) C Developer
9 6 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
9 6 (4.76%) Tester
10 5 (3.97%) Build Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.38%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 3 (2.38%) Project Officer
11 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.57%) XML
2 27 (21.43%) Web Services
3 24 (19.05%) Spring
3 24 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 23 (18.25%) wxWidgets
4 23 (18.25%) Motif
5 18 (14.29%) JSP
6 14 (11.11%) J2EE
7 13 (10.32%) HTML
8 12 (9.52%) Struts
9 11 (8.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 10 (7.94%) Servlets
11 8 (6.35%) Apache CXF
11 8 (6.35%) .NET
12 7 (5.56%) GWT
13 3 (2.38%) Swing
13 3 (2.38%) DHTML
13 3 (2.38%) SOAP
13 3 (2.38%) XSLT
13 3 (2.38%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.75%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.32%) Computer Science
4 12 (9.52%) Mainframe
5 7 (5.56%) Derivative
6 5 (3.97%) PKI
7 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) CMDB
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.86%) UNIX
1 54 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (10.32%) AIX
3 10 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (7.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) UML
2 45 (35.71%) ITIL
3 38 (30.16%) Configuration Management
4 35 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (23.02%) Software Engineering
6 26 (20.63%) OOD
7 23 (18.25%) Project Management
8 19 (15.08%) OO
8 19 (15.08%) Workflow
9 18 (14.29%) Workflow Management
10 15 (11.90%) Use Case
10 15 (11.90%) ITSM
10 15 (11.90%) Service Management
11 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.32%) Service Delivery
12 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (9.52%) RUP
13 12 (9.52%) Change Management
14 10 (7.94%) OOP
14 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.86%) SQL
2 36 (28.57%) Java
3 34 (26.98%) C++
4 30 (23.81%) Python
5 25 (19.84%) C
6 21 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.56%) VBA
9 7 (5.56%) C#
10 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.38%) Perl
11 3 (2.38%) XQuery
11 3 (2.38%) Groovy
12 2 (1.59%) Korn
13 1 (0.79%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.79%) PHP
13 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 46 (36.51%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.25%) Degree
4 13 (10.32%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (7.14%) Sun Certification
5 9 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (7.14%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) OCP
7 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (30.95%) Oracle
2 18 (14.29%) IBM
3 10 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.56%) Trayport
5 7 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (1.59%) Remedy
6 2 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) BEA
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
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