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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 418 422 413
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 14 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £445 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £236 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £390 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.43% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80
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
3912 3427 3362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.65% 14.52% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2886 2473 2436
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.99% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.78% -50.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
City of London +46 1 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 £240 -11.27%
Croydon - 1 £525 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (84.62%) Oracle
2 16 (61.54%) WebLogic
3 15 (57.69%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) IBM
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
5 13 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) Web Services
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (34.62%) .NET
8 9 (34.62%) Ant
8 9 (34.62%) Maven
9 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (30.77%) ClearCase
10 7 (26.92%) VB
10 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
11 6 (23.08%) Firewall
11 6 (23.08%) VB6
11 6 (23.08%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) Apache Flex
11 6 (23.08%) HTML
11 6 (23.08%) J2EE
11 6 (23.08%) PHP
11 6 (23.08%) CSS
11 6 (23.08%) JSP
11 6 (23.08%) Linux
11 6 (23.08%) UML
11 6 (23.08%) LDAP
11 6 (23.08%) OO

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 16 (61.54%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.54%) Documentum
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
1 6 (23.08%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Ant
1 9 (34.62%) Maven
2 8 (30.77%) ClearCase
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 6 (23.08%) Toad
5 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
5 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
5 5 (19.23%) Hudson
5 5 (19.23%) IntelliJ
5 5 (19.23%) JUnit
5 5 (19.23%) SoapUI
6 4 (15.38%) Gradle
6 4 (15.38%) JIRA
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (11.54%) PVCS
7 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
8 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
9 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
2 5 (19.23%) Support Officer
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Documentum Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) XML
2 10 (38.46%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) Apache Flex
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) JSP
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) COM
6 3 (11.54%) Java EE
6 3 (11.54%) REST
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) WDK
6 3 (11.54%) XSD
7 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) OO
2 6 (23.08%) UML
3 4 (15.38%) OOD
4 3 (11.54%) API Development
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) OOP
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) RUP
6 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) VB
4 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 6 (23.08%) VB6
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Samba
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Oracle
2 15 (57.69%) IBM
3 6 (23.08%) BEA
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype