The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 101 108 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 17 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.76% 0.15% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.74% 1.10% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 12
Average daily rate
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£365 £298 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £298 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.79% -
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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 Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
359 273 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.14% 14.00% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 160 182
Average daily rate £365 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.23 £37.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hampshire region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 45 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 40 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 36 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 32 (71.11%) Linux
5 31 (68.89%) Python
6 30 (66.67%) UNIX
6 30 (66.67%) Configuration Management
7 26 (57.78%) C
7 26 (57.78%) C++
8 25 (55.56%) XML
8 25 (55.56%) UML
9 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (53.33%) Subversion
10 23 (51.11%) NUnit
10 23 (51.11%) CruiseControl
10 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (51.11%) wxWidgets
10 23 (51.11%) CppUnit
10 23 (51.11%) GoogleTest
10 23 (51.11%) SQL
10 23 (51.11%) Ant
10 23 (51.11%) OOD
10 23 (51.11%) Ingres
10 23 (51.11%) Motif
10 23 (51.11%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
12 13 (28.89%) Project Management
13 12 (26.67%) Workflow
13 12 (26.67%) Use Case
14 11 (24.44%) Windows

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (2.22%) X.400
1 1 (2.22%) SMTP
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.22%) FTP
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) Ingres
1 23 (51.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 24 (53.33%) Subversion
3 23 (51.11%) NUnit
3 23 (51.11%) CruiseControl
3 23 (51.11%) CppUnit
3 23 (51.11%) GoogleTest
3 23 (51.11%) Ant
4 9 (20.00%) StarTeam
5 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.67%) Rational Rose
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
8 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.22%) Military
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Software Developer
3 7 (15.56%) C Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Software Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Senior C Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Build Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Configuration Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) XML
2 23 (51.11%) wxWidgets
2 23 (51.11%) Motif
3 1 (2.22%) CGI
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Linux
2 30 (66.67%) UNIX
3 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 25 (55.56%) UML
3 23 (51.11%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (51.11%) OOD
4 21 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 13 (28.89%) Project Management
6 12 (26.67%) Workflow
6 12 (26.67%) Use Case
7 7 (15.56%) OO
7 7 (15.56%) Change Control
7 7 (15.56%) Memory Management
7 7 (15.56%) Workflow Management
7 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.67%) Unified Process
9 3 (6.67%) RUP
10 2 (4.44%) QMS
11 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Python
2 26 (57.78%) C
2 26 (57.78%) C++
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
4 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) Korn
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 36 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Samba
1 1 (2.22%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.11%) Borland
4 1 (2.22%) Coverity
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle