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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 68 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.81% - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -10.15%
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%
ClearQuest
East of England

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
104 37 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.43% 7.60% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 17 78
Average daily rate £400 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - - - -
ClearQuest
East of England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
1 5 (55.56%) V-Model
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) ASN.1
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Handset
2 4 (44.44%) VxWorks
2 4 (44.44%) RTP
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 4 (44.44%) UMTS
2 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) RTP
1 4 (44.44%) UMTS
1 4 (44.44%) ASN.1
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 4 (44.44%) Handset
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
1 5 (55.56%) V-Model
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle