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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 370 394 360
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 33 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.77% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 11
Average daily rate
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£490 £414 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.50% -1.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.35% +0.80%
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
3387 2978 2790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.88% 12.51% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2628 2182 2011
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 20
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +3 3 £423 +2.42%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (73.47%) ITIL
2 29 (59.18%) ClearCase
3 23 (46.94%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) Java
4 21 (42.86%) Oracle
5 19 (38.78%) Degree
5 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
5 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database
6 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
6 17 (34.69%) UML
7 16 (32.65%) Toad
8 15 (30.61%) Service Management
8 15 (30.61%) ITSM
8 15 (30.61%) Subversion
9 14 (28.57%) OO
10 13 (26.53%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
11 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
11 12 (24.49%) JIRA
11 12 (24.49%) Spring
11 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
11 12 (24.49%) J2EE
12 11 (22.45%) UNIX
12 11 (22.45%) Web Services
12 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
13 10 (20.41%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) HTML
13 10 (20.41%) Linux
13 10 (20.41%) Eclipse
14 9 (18.37%) OOP

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (22.45%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.20%) Documentum
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Project
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Endur
1 6 (12.24%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Extranet
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.37%) RDBMS
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.12%) MS Access
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (59.18%) ClearCase
2 16 (32.65%) Toad
3 15 (30.61%) Subversion
4 12 (24.49%) JIRA
5 10 (20.41%) Eclipse
6 9 (18.37%) JUnit
6 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
6 9 (18.37%) Maven
7 8 (16.33%) Ant
7 8 (16.33%) Artifactory
8 4 (8.16%) Rational Rose
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
10 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
10 1 (2.04%) Selenium
10 1 (2.04%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
2 8 (16.33%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Configuration Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Administrator
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (16.33%) DBA
5 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Java Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Digital Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Designer
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.04%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) J2EE
1 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
1 12 (24.49%) Spring
2 11 (22.45%) Web Services
3 10 (20.41%) XML
3 10 (20.41%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) JSP
4 9 (18.37%) Servlets
4 9 (18.37%) Struts
5 8 (16.33%) Apache CXF
6 6 (12.24%) .NET
7 3 (6.12%) JPA
8 1 (2.04%) Apache OpenJPA
8 1 (2.04%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) DHTML
8 1 (2.04%) ADO
8 1 (2.04%) COM+
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
8 1 (2.04%) ActiveX
8 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (2.04%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) UNIX
2 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) UML
3 15 (30.61%) Service Management
3 15 (30.61%) ITSM
4 14 (28.57%) OO
5 9 (18.37%) OOP
5 9 (18.37%) Change Management
5 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
7 6 (12.24%) ETRM
8 5 (10.20%) Use Case
8 5 (10.20%) OOD
8 5 (10.20%) SOA
8 5 (10.20%) CAD
8 5 (10.20%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (10.20%) RUP
9 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.24%) VBA
4 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.24%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) Korn
6 1 (2.04%) VB6
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.37%) Sun Certification
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (18.37%) OCPJP
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) OCP
6 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Trayport
4 2 (4.08%) NetApp
4 2 (4.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
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