The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.16% 4.43% 4.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.71% 87.50% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.43% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80
ClearQuest
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Development Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
34 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.52% 5.06% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 10
Median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the Halifax region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

ClearQuest
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Halifax region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (60.00%) Finance

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Software Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Configuration Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley