The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.15% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 68.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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 Halifax region.

Development Applications Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.38% 3.66% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate £425 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 16 (100.00%) AIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) DB2
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 16 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 16 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 16 (100.00%) Workflow
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 16 (100.00%) Workflow Management
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (93.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) WebSphere Specialist
2 7 (43.75%) Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 16 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 16 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 16 (100.00%) Workflow
1 16 (100.00%) Workflow Management
2 15 (93.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle