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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 510 504 442
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -62
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 54 42 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.092% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.77% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £438 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £43.25 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -
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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
6384 5469 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.40% 11.96% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4275 3515 2999
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 106 155
Average hourly rate £36.20 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 -14 25 £493 +18.74% 5
South East -14 20 £308 +3.79% 1
South West -17 4 - -
East of England - - - - 1
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 91 (74.59%) ClearCase
2 60 (49.18%) Security Cleared
3 53 (43.44%) SQL
4 51 (41.80%) SC Cleared
5 49 (40.16%) Subversion
5 49 (40.16%) UNIX
6 48 (39.34%) Linux
6 48 (39.34%) UML
7 46 (37.70%) Ant
7 46 (37.70%) Configuration Management
8 44 (36.07%) ITIL
9 39 (31.97%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (31.15%) XML
11 36 (29.51%) C++
11 36 (29.51%) Software Engineering
11 36 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (28.69%) Java
13 31 (25.41%) Python
14 30 (24.59%) C
15 26 (21.31%) Oracle
15 26 (21.31%) Degree
15 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
16 25 (20.49%) CruiseControl
16 25 (20.49%) OOD
17 24 (19.67%) Project Management
18 23 (18.85%) Motif
18 23 (18.85%) Ingres
18 23 (18.85%) NUnit
18 23 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (18.85%) wxWidgets

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (10.66%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.92%) Apache
3 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.46%) JBoss
6 2 (1.64%) Documentum
7 1 (0.82%) SAS
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
3 7 (5.74%) MS Project
4 3 (2.46%) Simulink
5 2 (1.64%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.64%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.82%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Endur
1 7 (5.74%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) LDAP
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
1 2 (1.64%) Firewall
1 2 (1.64%) LTE
2 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.82%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.82%) FTP
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) Ingres
1 23 (18.85%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.28%) DB2
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Navigator
7 3 (2.46%) MySQL
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 91 (74.59%) ClearCase
2 49 (40.16%) Subversion
3 46 (37.70%) Ant
4 26 (21.31%) Jenkins
5 25 (20.49%) CruiseControl
6 23 (18.85%) CppUnit
6 23 (18.85%) GoogleTest
6 23 (18.85%) NUnit
7 19 (15.57%) Maven
8 17 (13.93%) JIRA
9 15 (12.30%) Toad
10 13 (10.66%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (9.02%) Eclipse
12 9 (7.38%) JUnit
12 9 (7.38%) Rational Rhapsody
13 8 (6.56%) Artifactory
14 4 (3.28%) Rational Rose
15 3 (2.46%) NetBeans
15 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
15 3 (2.46%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.74%) Front Office
4 4 (3.28%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.46%) Automotive
5 3 (2.46%) Billing
5 3 (2.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (35.25%) Developer
2 18 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Administrator
5 12 (9.84%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Configuration Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (6.56%) DBA
9 7 (5.74%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (5.74%) C Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Build Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.46%) Architect
12 3 (2.46%) Consultant
12 3 (2.46%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.46%) WebSphere Specialist
12 3 (2.46%) Software Consultant
12 3 (2.46%) Project Officer
13 2 (1.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) XML
2 23 (18.85%) Motif
2 23 (18.85%) wxWidgets
3 22 (18.03%) Web Services
4 21 (17.21%) JSP
5 19 (15.57%) Hibernate
5 19 (15.57%) Spring
6 14 (11.48%) HTML
7 13 (10.66%) J2EE
8 12 (9.84%) Struts
9 10 (8.20%) Servlets
10 9 (7.38%) .NET
10 9 (7.38%) GWT
11 8 (6.56%) Apache CXF
12 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 3 (2.46%) Grails
13 3 (2.46%) JAXB
13 3 (2.46%) Java EE
13 3 (2.46%) CSS
13 3 (2.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 13 (10.66%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.74%) Derivative
5 5 (4.10%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.82%) CMDB
7 1 (0.82%) Open Source
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.16%) UNIX
2 48 (39.34%) Linux
3 12 (9.84%) Windows
4 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.10%) AIX
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) UML
2 46 (37.70%) Configuration Management
3 44 (36.07%) ITIL
4 39 (31.97%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (29.51%) Software Engineering
6 25 (20.49%) OOD
7 24 (19.67%) Project Management
8 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (14.75%) OO
10 15 (12.30%) Service Management
10 15 (12.30%) ITSM
11 14 (11.48%) Change Management
11 14 (11.48%) Use Case
12 13 (10.66%) Workflow
13 12 (9.84%) Scrum
14 11 (9.02%) Workflow Management
14 11 (9.02%) RUP
15 10 (8.20%) OOP
15 10 (8.20%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) SQL
2 36 (29.51%) C++
3 35 (28.69%) Java
4 31 (25.41%) Python
5 30 (24.59%) C
6 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.48%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.38%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.74%) VBA
9 7 (5.74%) C#
10 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.28%) Perl
12 3 (2.46%) PHP
12 3 (2.46%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.46%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.46%) XQuery
12 3 (2.46%) Groovy
13 2 (1.64%) VB6
13 2 (1.64%) Korn
13 2 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (49.18%) Security Cleared
2 51 (41.80%) SC Cleared
3 26 (21.31%) Degree
4 13 (10.66%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (7.38%) Sun Certification
5 9 (7.38%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (7.38%) OCPJP
6 3 (2.46%) VCP4
7 1 (0.82%) OCP
7 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) NFS
1 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle
2 14 (11.48%) IBM
3 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.38%) Google
6 7 (5.74%) Trayport
7 2 (1.64%) BEA
7 2 (1.64%) NetApp
7 2 (1.64%) Borland
7 2 (1.64%) Remedy
7 2 (1.64%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.64%) Perforce
8 1 (0.82%) Adobe
8 1 (0.82%) HP
8 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.82%) Coverity
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