The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 63 68
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.37% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.38 £37.80 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+22.68% +12.83%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
73 73 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.18% 11.72% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 58
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle