The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.20% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +22.35%
ClearQuest
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
51 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.64% 16.61% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in Kent