The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 389 332 401
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +69
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 23 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.21% 0.100%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.70% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 16
Average daily rate £385 £363 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £536 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £390
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -26.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.45%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3210 2698 2711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 12.48% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 1999 1817
Average daily rate £412 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
ClearQuest
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 7 £450 -14.44% 5
Uxbridge - - - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 26 (63.41%) Oracle
2 22 (53.66%) IBM
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (39.02%) ClearCase
6 14 (34.15%) Linux
6 14 (34.15%) UNIX
7 13 (31.71%) Java
8 11 (26.83%) J2EE
8 11 (26.83%) ITIL
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) Middleware
10 9 (21.95%) HP
10 9 (21.95%) Finance
10 9 (21.95%) Migration
10 9 (21.95%) VB
10 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
10 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 9 (21.95%) Documentum
10 9 (21.95%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (19.51%) Network Security
11 8 (19.51%) Nimsoft
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
11 8 (19.51%) OO
11 8 (19.51%) Perl
11 8 (19.51%) C#
11 8 (19.51%) CMMI
11 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (19.51%) CA
11 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (21.95%) Documentum
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Network Security
2 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) 802.11
3 2 (4.88%) DSL
3 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) IPv4
3 2 (4.88%) IPv6
3 2 (4.88%) Broadband
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.20%) Big Data
4 5 (12.20%) DB2
4 5 (12.20%) SQL Navigator
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) ClearCase
2 6 (14.63%) Ant
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.63%) CruiseControl
2 6 (14.63%) MSBuild
3 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
3 5 (12.20%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) Toad
4 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.88%) Trac
5 2 (4.88%) NUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) RIATest
6 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.44%) WatiN
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) SCM Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) J2EE
2 10 (24.39%) Middleware
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
5 5 (12.20%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) Spring
7 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
8 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.88%) Classic ASP
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.88%) COM+
8 2 (4.88%) XSLT
8 2 (4.88%) MSMQ
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.88%) Ajax
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (9.76%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) W3C
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
1 14 (34.15%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) AIX
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (19.51%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.51%) CMMI
5 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
5 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Release Management
6 6 (14.63%) MODAF
6 6 (14.63%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (12.20%) Workflow
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.76%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) VB
3 9 (21.95%) PL/SQL
4 8 (19.51%) C#
4 8 (19.51%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) VBScript
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) VB6
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.44%) OCPJP
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware ESX
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Oracle
2 22 (53.66%) IBM
3 9 (21.95%) HP
4 8 (19.51%) CA
4 8 (19.51%) Nimsoft
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.44%) Compuware
8 1 (2.44%) Empirix
8 1 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
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