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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 389 383 386
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 19 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 1.01% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 16
Average daily rate £375 £490 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +22.35%
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
3177 3183 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.00% 15.01% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2349 2405 2140
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 9 £368 -19.67% 2
Docklands, London +7 2 £383 +164.70%
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) SQL
2 19 (54.29%) JIRA
2 19 (54.29%) Test Planning
3 18 (51.43%) System Testing
4 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 14 (40.00%) Unix
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
6 13 (37.14%) HP UFT
6 13 (37.14%) Banking
6 13 (37.14%) SoapUI
7 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
7 12 (34.29%) Investment Banking
7 12 (34.29%) Perl
8 11 (31.43%) XML
8 11 (31.43%) ClearCase
8 11 (31.43%) Degree
9 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 10 (28.57%) C#
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 10 (28.57%) Sybase
9 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) Migration
9 10 (28.57%) Subversion
10 8 (22.86%) Fixed Income
10 8 (22.86%) Equities
10 8 (22.86%) Derivative
10 8 (22.86%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (22.86%) DataSynapse
10 8 (22.86%) Reuters

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Multicast
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) JIRA
2 13 (37.14%) HP UFT
2 13 (37.14%) SoapUI
3 11 (31.43%) ClearCase
4 10 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (11.43%) Ant
5 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.43%) Hudson
5 4 (11.43%) Maven
5 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.71%) Gradle
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (37.14%) Banking
2 12 (34.29%) Investment Banking
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Test Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Database Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Database Programmer
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Programmer
2 8 (22.86%) Sybase Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Testing Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 8 (22.86%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware
3 2 (5.71%) SailPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Derivative
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (22.86%) Equities
1 8 (22.86%) Equity Derivative
1 8 (22.86%) Fixed Income
1 8 (22.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Unix
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Test Planning
2 18 (51.43%) System Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
5 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) Migration
6 8 (22.86%) Analytics
6 8 (22.86%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.71%) Black-Box Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) Data Management
10 2 (5.71%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (5.71%) DevOps
10 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (5.71%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Perl
3 10 (28.57%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Sybase
3 8 (22.86%) DataSynapse
3 8 (22.86%) Reuters
4 3 (8.57%) Informatica
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Perforce
5 2 (5.71%) Solace
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Pega
City, London
Harrington Starr
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