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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 400 395 372
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 15 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.98% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 27
Average daily rate
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£426 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £331 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £323
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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
3559 3353 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.38% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 2396 1939
Average daily rate £420 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £20.20 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.90 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 September 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 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 2 £325 -31.57%
Bromley - - - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) ClearCase
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) UML
5 10 (31.25%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) Java
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (25.00%) Use Case
7 8 (25.00%) Spring
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) .NET
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 7 (21.88%) UNIX
9 6 (18.75%) XML
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Navigator
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (18.75%) IBM
10 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.63%) PowerBuilder
10 5 (15.63%) Toad
10 5 (15.63%) J2EE
10 5 (15.63%) DB2
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Documentum
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Extranet
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Navigator
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (15.63%) DB2
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (6.25%) MS Access
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.13%) Big Data
8 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) ClearCase
2 5 (15.63%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (15.63%) Toad
2 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Rational Rose
4 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
4 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.13%) ChangeMan
6 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
6 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Spring
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) XML
3 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
3 5 (15.63%) J2EE
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) JPA
4 4 (12.50%) COM+
4 4 (12.50%) Middleware
5 3 (9.38%) XSLT
5 3 (9.38%) MSMQ
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET
5 3 (9.38%) Classic ASP
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (9.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) W3C
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.13%) Economics
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
1 10 (31.25%) UML
1 10 (31.25%) OO
2 8 (25.00%) Use Case
3 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (12.50%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) ITSM
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 3 (9.38%) CAD
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) RAD
4 3 (9.38%) RUP
4 3 (9.38%) OOD
4 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Java
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) VBScript
5 4 (12.50%) VB
5 4 (12.50%) VB6
6 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) OCPJP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) Murex
6 1 (3.13%) Fidessa