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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 527 574 550
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 86 31 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.063% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 0.48% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 20
Median daily rate £442 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.22% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
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%
ClearQuest
UK

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
7587 6418 6206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.41% 13.03% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5268 4231 4096
Median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 114 140
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £45.00 £49.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 - 60 £442 -
London +6 9 £488 +62.50%
Yorkshire 0 4 £430 -
South East -31 4 £315 -13.10%
East of England +8 3 £314 -4.19%
South West -5 3 £425 -
North West - 3 £413 -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 90 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 79 (52.67%) Oracle
3 67 (44.67%) SQL
4 66 (44.00%) JIRA
5 62 (41.33%) Unix
6 58 (38.67%) Oracle OWB
7 57 (38.00%) Java
8 53 (35.33%) Security Cleared
9 43 (28.67%) Git (software)
10 41 (27.33%) SC Cleared
10 41 (27.33%) Waterfall
10 41 (27.33%) Maven
11 40 (26.67%) Project Planning
11 40 (26.67%) Software Architecture
11 40 (26.67%) WebLogic
11 40 (26.67%) RUP
12 39 (26.00%) Linux
12 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (25.33%) PVCS
13 38 (25.33%) Windows
14 37 (24.67%) PL/SQL
15 35 (23.33%) Configuration Management
16 34 (22.67%) Oracle Database
17 32 (21.33%) Subversion
18 31 (20.67%) Spring
18 31 (20.67%) Ant
18 31 (20.67%) Jenkins
19 30 (20.00%) UML
20 29 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (18.67%) Confluence

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 40 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 28 (18.67%) Confluence
3 10 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Apache
5 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.67%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Firewall
2 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) LDAP
3 2 (1.33%) SpaceWire
3 2 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.67%) Oracle OWB
2 34 (22.67%) Oracle Database
3 22 (14.67%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (11.33%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (10.67%) RDBMS
5 16 (10.67%) Relational Database
6 14 (9.33%) MongoDB
7 11 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (4.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.33%) DB2
10 5 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (3.33%) Neo4j
10 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.67%) Ingres
11 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.67%) GIS
12 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 90 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 66 (44.00%) JIRA
3 43 (28.67%) Git (software)
4 41 (27.33%) Maven
5 38 (25.33%) PVCS
6 32 (21.33%) Subversion
7 31 (20.67%) Ant
7 31 (20.67%) Jenkins
8 21 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (14.00%) Toad
9 20 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (12.00%) Artifactory
11 17 (11.33%) Eclipse
11 17 (11.33%) FishEye
11 17 (11.33%) JUnit
11 17 (11.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (10.67%) GitLab
12 16 (10.67%) JIRA Agile
13 15 (10.00%) Bitbucket
14 14 (9.33%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.33%) Automotive
5 2 (1.33%) Avionics
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (28.00%) Developer
2 41 (27.33%) Architect
3 30 (20.00%) Software Architect
4 16 (10.67%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 14 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 11 (7.33%) Java Architect
7 11 (7.33%) Java Software Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
8 10 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (6.67%) Software Configuration Manager
8 10 (6.67%) Software Manager
9 9 (6.00%) DBA
9 9 (6.00%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.33%) Administrator
10 8 (5.33%) Analyst
10 8 (5.33%) ClearCase Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.67%) Spring
2 25 (16.67%) J2EE
2 25 (16.67%) Web Services
2 25 (16.67%) XML
3 22 (14.67%) Apache CXF
4 17 (11.33%) Hibernate
5 15 (10.00%) HTML
5 15 (10.00%) JSP
6 14 (9.33%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (9.33%) Spring Boot
7 12 (8.00%) Servlets
8 9 (6.00%) SOAP
9 7 (4.67%) Struts
10 5 (3.33%) OC4J
11 4 (2.67%) .NET
11 4 (2.67%) Motif
11 4 (2.67%) wxWidgets
12 3 (2.00%) Apache Flex
12 3 (2.00%) CSS
12 3 (2.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.00%) Derivative
3 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.00%) Equities
3 6 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.33%) HACMP
4 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 62 (41.33%) Unix
2 39 (26.00%) Linux
3 38 (25.33%) Windows
4 10 (6.67%) AIX
5 9 (6.00%) Solaris
6 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.33%) Waterfall
2 40 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 40 (26.67%) RUP
2 40 (26.67%) Software Architecture
3 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 30 (20.00%) UML
6 29 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (18.67%) Defect Tracking
8 24 (16.00%) OO
9 23 (15.33%) OOP
10 22 (14.67%) Software Engineering
11 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.67%) Migration
12 13 (8.67%) Service Management
13 12 (8.00%) ETL
13 12 (8.00%) ITIL
14 10 (6.67%) Automated Testing
14 10 (6.67%) ITSM
14 10 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.67%) SQL
2 57 (38.00%) Java
3 37 (24.67%) PL/SQL
4 25 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 23 (15.33%) Perl
6 16 (10.67%) C
7 15 (10.00%) C++
8 14 (9.33%) VB
9 7 (4.67%) R
10 6 (4.00%) C#
10 6 (4.00%) Python
10 6 (4.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.00%) PHP
11 3 (2.00%) VB6
12 2 (1.33%) ANSI C
12 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.33%) Jython
13 1 (0.67%) Magik
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (35.33%) Security Cleared
2 41 (27.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.00%) Degree
3 15 (10.00%) Sun Certification
4 9 (6.00%) Oracle Certification
5 7 (4.67%) OCPJP
6 5 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.00%) Docker
3 2 (1.33%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.67%) Samba
4 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) Puppet
2 4 (2.67%) WSUS
3 3 (2.00%) Grafana
3 3 (2.00%) Graphite
4 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (52.67%) Oracle
2 21 (14.00%) Informatica
2 21 (14.00%) Pega
3 20 (13.33%) IBM
4 17 (11.33%) Atlassian
5 16 (10.67%) BMC
6 15 (10.00%) WSO2
7 10 (6.67%) BEA
8 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.67%) webMethods
9 6 (4.00%) DataSynapse
9 6 (4.00%) Reuters
9 6 (4.00%) Sybase
10 5 (3.33%) VMware
11 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.67%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.67%) Sonatype
12 1 (0.67%) VocaLink