The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 421 408 395
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 8 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.058% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.43% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Median daily rate £488 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £248 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £430 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.37% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +24.33%
ClearQuest
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3690 3035 3108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.97% 13.64% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2731 2138 2314
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £43.63 £27.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.57% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Docklands, London +7 1 £445 -
Croydon - 1 £525 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) Oracle
3 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
3 12 (41.38%) Subversion
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
4 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
5 10 (34.48%) ClearCase
6 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Ant
6 9 (31.03%) System Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Maven
6 9 (31.03%) Migration
7 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
7 8 (27.59%) Java
7 8 (27.59%) XML
7 8 (27.59%) Unix
7 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.69%) Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Web Development
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Derivative
9 6 (20.69%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (20.69%) DataSynapse
9 6 (20.69%) Finance

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) MS Access
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
2 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
3 10 (34.48%) ClearCase
4 9 (31.03%) Ant
4 9 (31.03%) Maven
5 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
6 6 (20.69%) Toad
7 5 (17.24%) Artifactory
7 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
7 5 (17.24%) Hudson
7 5 (17.24%) IntelliJ
7 5 (17.24%) JUnit
8 4 (13.79%) Gradle
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (10.34%) PVCS
10 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
11 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
11 1 (3.45%) FishEye
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Database Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Database Programmer
2 6 (20.69%) Programmer
2 6 (20.69%) Sybase Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UML Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) WebLogic Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
3 5 (17.24%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Flex
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) JSP
5 2 (6.90%) SailPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Derivative
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (20.69%) Equities
1 6 (20.69%) Equity Derivative
1 6 (20.69%) Fixed Income
1 6 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Solaris
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
1 9 (31.03%) System Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
2 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 6 (20.69%) Issue Tracking
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) C#
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Samba
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) DataSynapse
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
2 6 (20.69%) Reuters
2 6 (20.69%) Sybase
3 2 (6.90%) BEA
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Sonatype