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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 394 389 375
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 10 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.089% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £524 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+24.33% -
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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
2986 3108 2631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.55% 13.78% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 2306 1931
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 17
Average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £41.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +5 2 - -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 25 (64.10%) Oracle
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 19 (48.72%) Subversion
4 19 (48.72%) Degree
5 18 (46.15%) Ant
5 18 (46.15%) XML
6 17 (43.59%) ClearCase
6 17 (43.59%) HTML
6 17 (43.59%) PL/SQL
6 17 (43.59%) Web Services
7 16 (41.03%) ITIL
8 15 (38.46%) Struts
8 15 (38.46%) UML
8 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
8 15 (38.46%) Spring
9 14 (35.90%) Maven
9 14 (35.90%) JSP
10 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
11 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
12 11 (28.21%) Finance
12 11 (28.21%) UNIX
12 11 (28.21%) J2EE
12 11 (28.21%) WebLogic
12 11 (28.21%) Linux
12 11 (28.21%) Eclipse
12 11 (28.21%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (28.21%) JIRA
12 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (28.21%) Jenkins

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 11 (28.21%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.38%) JBoss
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Project
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) ZaiNet
1 3 (7.69%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 6 (15.38%) MySQL
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Navigator
5 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Subversion
2 18 (46.15%) Ant
3 17 (43.59%) ClearCase
4 14 (35.90%) Maven
5 11 (28.21%) Eclipse
5 11 (28.21%) JIRA
5 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
6 9 (23.08%) Toad
6 9 (23.08%) JUnit
7 8 (20.51%) Artifactory
8 6 (15.38%) NetBeans
8 6 (15.38%) TortoiseSVN
8 6 (15.38%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
9 2 (5.13%) MSBuild
9 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (5.13%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Billing
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Project Officer
4 3 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Java Swing Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Programmer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) XML
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 17 (43.59%) Web Services
3 15 (38.46%) Struts
3 15 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 15 (38.46%) Spring
4 14 (35.90%) JSP
5 11 (28.21%) J2EE
6 9 (23.08%) Servlets
7 8 (20.51%) Apache CXF
8 6 (15.38%) JAXB
8 6 (15.38%) Swing
8 6 (15.38%) SOAP
8 6 (15.38%) Java EE
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
10 3 (7.69%) JSF
10 3 (7.69%) XSLT
10 3 (7.69%) CSS
10 3 (7.69%) DHTML
10 3 (7.69%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) UNIX
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) UML
3 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) RUP
5 9 (23.08%) OOP
5 9 (23.08%) OO
5 9 (23.08%) Service Management
5 9 (23.08%) Change Management
5 9 (23.08%) ITSM
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.38%) System Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.26%) ETL
10 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.69%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) Java
3 17 (43.59%) PL/SQL
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) XQuery
6 3 (7.69%) VBA
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) VB6
7 2 (5.13%) Korn
8 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Sun Certification
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (23.08%) OCPJP
5 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) IBM
3 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.69%) Trayport
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) BEA
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Remedy