The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 405 396 400
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 9 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.052% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.37% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £416 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £539 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £403 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +34.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3271 3231 2963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.34% 14.09% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2357 2318 2146
Average daily rate £445 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £24.90 £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £49.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in London

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in London

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the London region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in London

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in London

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the London region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. 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
City of London -10 2 - -
Canary Wharf -11 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) Ant
3 10 (38.46%) RUP
3 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 8 (30.77%) Subversion
5 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 8 (30.77%) XML
6 7 (26.92%) MS Office
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
6 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (23.08%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
7 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Navigator
7 6 (23.08%) IBM
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (23.08%) Swing
7 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 6 (23.08%) ClearCase
7 6 (23.08%) JAXB

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (23.08%) JBoss
1 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (15.38%) MS Project
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Endur
1 1 (3.85%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Navigator
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Ant
2 8 (30.77%) Subversion
3 6 (23.08%) Maven
3 6 (23.08%) ClearCase
3 6 (23.08%) NetBeans
3 6 (23.08%) TortoiseSVN
3 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
5 2 (7.69%) CruiseControl
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Project Officer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Swing Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Web Services
1 8 (30.77%) XML
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 6 (23.08%) Struts
3 6 (23.08%) Swing
3 6 (23.08%) JAXB
3 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) Java EE
4 4 (15.38%) JSP
5 3 (11.54%) DHTML
5 3 (11.54%) JSF
5 3 (11.54%) XSLT
5 3 (11.54%) Grails
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
7 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) RUP
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 6 (23.08%) System Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) UML
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Business Development
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Decision Table
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) Groovy
5 3 (11.54%) XQuery
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) BEA
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Sophis
4 1 (3.85%) Trayport